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Friday July 19th, 2019 evening edition

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AOC to DHS chief: Border agents shared 'Photoshopped images of my violent rape' in secret Facebook group.

WASHINGTON – After a week fielding racist attacks from President Donald Trump, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez questioned Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan about the whereabouts of Border Patrol agents who threatened her in a secret Facebook group.

He was also asked several times about a secret Facebook group of current and former Border Patrol agents that contained more than 10,000 members and included posts mocking migrants and the deaths of children in custody and suggesting harm to Democratic lawmakers.

After the group's existence was revealed by a ProPublica report, McAleenan announced DHS was investigating the "disturbing" and "inexcusable" posts.

"Did you see the posts planning physical harm to myself and Congresswoman Escobar?"

McAleenan shot back after Ocasio-Cortez asked about whether the separating of children and families led to a "dehumanizing culture" within Customs and Border Protection.

Trump distanced himself from the chants on Thursday, saying, "I disagree with it" and "I wasn't happy with that message. »

Don’t Regulate Facial Recognition. Ban It.

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Company after company in Silicon Valley has been pushing furiously ahead with the development of face-scanning surveillance tools.

By doing so, they hope to avoid the real debate: whether facial recognition surveillance should be allowed at all.

Authoritarian surveillance programs are always used to target the most vulnerable and marginalized, and facial recognition enables the automation of oppression. »

People often stay in abusive relationships because of something called 'trauma bonding' — here are the signs it's happening to you

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Those who have never been in an abusive relationship struggle to understand how people remain in one for so long.

An abusive relationship with a narcissist or psychopath tends to follow the same pattern: idealisation, devaluation, and discarding.

At some point, the victim will be so broken, the abuser will no longer get any benefit from using them. »

Fastbreak Breakfast auf Twitter: "BREAKING: A team source confirms to @fastbreakbreak that the Memphis Grizzlies will wear Vancouver Grizzlies throwbacks for selected games in 2019-20. Official team j

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