The captain reported that the migrants were unarmed, but did outnumber his crew, and used force to turn the ship toward Italy or Malta. The fact that the migrants made it to European soil makes it unlikely that they will be sent back to Libya.
Facebook announced they’ll be banning all “praise, support, and representation of white nationalism and white separatism” on Facebook and Instagram. Other race-based nationalist and separatist movements will not be banned.
Six-thousand children have been ordered to stay home from school and away from public places. Those who violate the edict face a possible penalty of six-months in prison and/or a $500 fine. County officials say that they are not planning to actually arrest anyone – for now.
All nine Republican members of the Intelligence Committee demanded that Schiff resign as Chairman for publicly proclaiming that there is “significant evidence of collusion,” even after Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report refuted the accusations of Trump collusion with Russia.
A coalition of 40 leading policy organizations 100 prominent leaders signed a letter to Trump in support of his proposed Presidential Commission on Climate Security to provide an independent, scientific review of dubious claims made about global warming in federal climate reports.
The EU passed Article 13 that requires anyone sharing copyrighted content to obtain permission. To protect their platforms from legal trouble, sites such as Facebook and Wikipedia will now be forced to implement “upload filters”.