Marchers across the US united in plan for pro-gun politicians: ‘Vote them out’


Thousands of people rallied in Washington DC and other US cities on Saturday, expressing clear outlines for action on gun reform

For four minutes and 25 seconds, 18-year-old Emma Gonzalez held a crowd of hundreds of thousands in the nation’s capital in near total silence. With tears rolling down her cheeks, intermittently closing her eyes, the teenager’s stillness told its own story.

Related: Thousands join March for Our Lives anti-gun protests around the world

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Revealed: the ties that bind Canadian data firm AIQ to Leave campaign in referendum

No place to run or hide – hear that #45?


Role of remote data affiliate raises questions over relationship between Brexit groups

Cambridge Analytica has undisclosed links to the Canadian digital firm AggregateIQ that played a pivotal role in the official Vote Leave campaign in 2016, which was headed by the environment secretary Michael Gove and the foreign secretary Boris Johnson, the Observer has learned.

Christopher Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee turned whistleblower, has revealed that as well as playing a part in setting up the firm – which is now facing increasing scrutiny from investigators on both sides of the Atlantic over its role in harvesting Facebook data – he was also a central figure in setting up AIQ, which accounted for 40% of Vote Leave’s campaign budget.

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Dinner party soundtracker to timeless muse: exploring the Sade complex


The enigmatic musician remains an influence on modern stars such as Drake and Beyoncé. As she releases her first single in seven years we explore why

Picture the scene: A dinner party. It could be any dinner party, anywhere in North America or Europe, taking place at any point in the last 30 years, but this one happens to be a fictional dinner party thrown by Nathan (James Tupper) and Bonnie Carlson (Zoë Kravitz) in Big Little Lies, the hit TV series about miserable rich people living in coastal California.

“I love this music. Bonnie, is this Adele?” asks Reese Witherspoon’s character, Madeline, ever-so-slightly loose from the half a Xanax she popped en route.

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Trump reissues ban on nearly all transgender troops serving in the US military

Wants to be sure some who might have watched Stormy Sunday will be worrying about how he threatened their life rather than watching the big show. Care only about his ego. In a revised directive, US President Donald Trump has said transgender troops are a considerable risk to military effectiveness. His latest attempt to ban trans military personnel has been labeled “despicable.”

Stormy Daniels: porn star primed to tell all about alleged Trump affair

Look for Trump to say/do some more outrageous things today and tomorrow morning to distract people’s attention from the fact of how shallow and venal he is. His new move against transgender people in the military is part of the distraction blitz – cares nought about who he might hurt – just his pride?


The adult star who flirted with a Senate run goes public on Sunday night in an interview that should prove TV gold

Stormy Daniels got her start in politics the same way most people get a used dresser – from a post on Craigslist.

“Seeking a female candidate to challenge David Vitter in the Republican primary for the United States Senate in 2010. We are looking for a candidate with a history in some aspect of the adult entertainment industry,” read the ad placed in 2008.

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Cambridge Analytica academic’s work upset university colleagues | Education | The Guardian

Source: Cambridge Analytica academic’s work upset university colleagues | Education | The Guardian

Kogan and his business partner, Joseph Chancellor, who later went on to work for Facebook, where he remains, harvested data using a personality app developed through Kogan’s commercial enterprise Global Science Research (GSR).

The emails from late May 2014 show Kogan initially tried and failed to elicit the support of two other academics at the university, who had amassed their own trove of Facebook data from volunteers by hosting personality apps on the platform.

March For Our Lives | A Rally for Gun Control

Every elected official should be afraid of the inevitable landscape that is soon to change dramatically by the new generation of voters ahead. The 18-24 year old demographic will undoubtedly be the stakeholders in whom will assume office. Get right or get lost! #TimesUp!

Thousands of people all over the U.S. are expected to rally against gun violence Saturday alongside the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for the “March for Our Lives” protest.

The student survivors of the Parkland, Florida massacre have been planning the March 24 rally since shortly after the shooting at their high school on Valentine’s Day that left 17 dead. Officials in Washington, D.C. — where the main March for Our Lives rally is taking place — are preparing for roughly 500,000 people to attend the march, according to the Washington Post. In addition to bolstering subway service throughout the day Saturday, there will be also be a heightened police presence.

“We will ensure that we have plenty of officers on hand to facilitate a peaceful and safe day for the rally,” Washington, D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham told Voice of America.

Satellite March for Our Lives protests are also happening from coast to coast Saturday, including in major cities like New York City, Los Angeles, Portland and Chicago.

Here’s everything we know about the upcoming March for Our Lives, including details about marches in various cities, how the march got started and which celebrities are planning on joining the students on March 24:

March for Our Lives is taking place on March 24, 2018. In Washington, D.C., the march will begin at 12 p.m. (E.T.).

March For Our Lives has a central march in Washington, D.C. that will begin at noon at Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 12th Street NW. There will be pedestrian entrances at Pennsylvania Avenue and 12th Street, NW; Constitution Avenue and 7th Street, NW; and Indiana Avenue and 7th Street, NW. There is a downloadable map at the March for Our Lives website.