Report: Steve Bannon attempted to plant a mole at Facebook

Former White House strategist and Breitbart chairman Steve Bannon apparently wanted to plant a mole in Facebook via DC job posting, according to Buzzfeed. Buzzfeed obtained emails between Bannon and Chris Gacek — of the Family Research Council — that discussed a job opening at Facebook. The email, from Gacek, read: LinkedIn sent me a notice about some job openings. This seems perfect for Breitbart to flood the zone with candidates of all stripe who will report back to you / Milo with INTEL about the job application process over at FB. The application was for a DC-based job in Facebook’s WhatsApp… This story continues at The Next Web Or… Read More

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Will NHL players take a knee during the national anthem?

SAN JOSE — After social protests took centerstage in Week 3 of the NFL season Sunday, Winnipeg Jets all-star forward Blake Wheeler brought the conversation into the hockey world, condemning President Donald Trump following his team’s Monday morning practice. Like our Sharks Facebook page for more San Jose Sharks news, commentary and conversation. The American-born forward provided context to a pair of tweets that he published Saturday, ripping President Trump for suggesting that NFL players who protest the national anthem should be fired. It’s the First Amendment to our Constitution. The First one!! — Blake Wheeler (@BiggieFunke) September 23, 2017 Regardless of how it makes you feel individually, these are… Read More

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South Jersey man arrested in Newark on Trenton charges

The charges stem from an incident in downtown Trenton earlier in the month, officials said. TRENTON — A 20-year-old man wanted in Trenton was arrested in Newark by the NY/NJ Regional Fugitive Task Force Friday, the Mercer County Sheriff’s office said. Grimsley Daquan Grimsley, of Pine Hill, Camden County, had multiple warrants for his arrest from Trenton police on charges of unlawful possession of weapon, possession of a high-capacity magazine, aggravated assault on police, resisting arrest and possession with intent to distribute a controlled dangerous substance. The office’s statement said the warrants stem from an incident earlier in the month that occurred downtown. Grimsley was arrested inside a hotel room… Read More

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Caitlyn Jenner Confirms Kylie’s Pregnancy, As Kris And The Rest Of The Family Stay Silent

As if she wasn’t in enough trouble with them already! Caitlyn Jenner clearly didn’t think things through before confirming daughter Kylie’s pregnancy via her rep, and you just know Kris Jenner is fuming! The rest of the KarJenner clan has yet to comment on the reports, presumably so they could spin the news in a favorable light, but the transgender Olympian just blew the lid off! The I Am Cait star let the secret slip when The Sun asked her how she found out about the baby news. “All I can tell you is that it was some time ago,” she said via her rep. There go all those lucrative… Read More

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LeBron James: Trump ‘a bum’ who is dividing country

LeBron James isn’t sorry he called President Trump “a bum” for deciding not to invite Stephen Curry and the Warriors to the White House. In fact, because of Trump’s criticisms of protesting athletes, the Cavaliers star won’t even use the president’s name. James only referred to Trump as “that guy” during a lengthy interview at the Cavaliers’ media day Monday. NBA All-Star LeBron James speaks out on Trump comments pic.twitter.com/vWtaLyUXeo — CNN (@CNN) September 25, 2017 James’ fury began Saturday morning when Trump tweeted he was rescinding the Warriors’ White House invitation — one that apparently was never actually extended — because of Curry’s negative comments about the president “When… Read More

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Pizarro: San Jose cultural institutions mark 30 years of preserving history

In 1987, leaders in two of San Jose’s many diverse ethnic communities decided their history was slipping away and it was time someone did something to preserve it. The result was the formation of the organizations that became the Japanese American Museum of San Jose and the Chinese Cultural and Historical Project, which both celebrated their 30th anniversaries last weekend. The Chinese Cultural and Historical Project — started by Gerrye Wong and the late Lillian Gong-Guy — raised money to build a replica of the 19th century Ng Shing Gung temple that opened at History Park in San Jose. It’s the centerpiece of the group’s education program to bring Chinese… Read More

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