Facebook Spokesman Dismisses Proposed Muslim Registry as 'Straw Man' [Updated]

In an email accidentally sent to a BuzzFeed reporter, a Facebook spokesperson said the idea of a Muslim registry is a “straw man”—a sham argument that misrepresents another’s belief. Earlier this month, The Intercept asked nine tech companies if they would aide Trump in creating a Muslim registry. Facebook—along with…

Emails: CIA Official Reviewed Parts of Times Reporter’s Book Before Publication

New York Times reporter David Sanger worked extensively with former deputy CIA director Michael Morell during the reporting of his book Confront and Conceal: Obama’s Secret Wars and Surprising Use of American Power—even arranging to provide Morell with access to an entire unpublished chapter for his review—according…


FBI Kinda Sorta Almost Reopening Investigation Into Clinton Emails [Update: It's Anthony Weiner's Fault]

The FBI just sent a letter to members of the House Judiciary Committee who were looking into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. And how you feel about Clinton will likely determine your response. Republicans claim that the investigation has been “reopened.” Democrats say it’s just a fart in the wind.