Trump Lied to the Supreme Court, and Four Justices Don’t Care

The White House insisted allegations that it wanted to add a citizenship question to the survey for political reasons were conspiracy theories, right up until the moment the president confirmed them.

By Adam Serwer Staff writer at The Atlantic

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks next to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross during a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 12, 2019.
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THE GLOBAL 5G LANDSCAPE: An inside look at leading 5G markets, key players, and how they are defining the future of connectivity

By Rayna Hollander | Business Insider

The next generation of wireless is here, and several countries are locked in a fierce battle for the top spot in global 5G development.… Read the full article.

Jeffrey Epstein Dodged Questions About Sex With His Dalton Prep-School Students

As a teacher, Epstein dazzled parents at Dalton with his math genius and piano skills. But in later depositions, he balked at questions about relations with his students.

By Thomas Volscho | Daily Beast

“I’m teaching a bunch of little brats next year.”—Jeffrey Epstein, 1974-75 Dalton School Yearbook

It took a clandestine FBI-NYPD joint sting operation to arrest the elusive convicted sex offender Jeffrey E.… Read the full article.

The Chinese Influence Effort Hiding in Plain Sight

Beijing uses student and professional associations to try to influence not just Chinese citizens abroad, but outsiders, too.

By DIDI KIRSTEN TATLOW | The Atlantic

In centuries past, Prussian, Napoleonic, Nazi, and Allied soldiers all tramped the Strasse des 17. Juni, an east–west boulevard traversing Berlin’s leafy Tiergarten park, over which soars a winged, golden statue of the Roman goddess Victoria.… Read the full article.

A ‘spooky’ effect of physics that Einstein couldn’t believe has been photographed for the first time

By Dave Mosher | Business Insider

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Paul-Antoine Moreau et al./Science Advances

  • Albert Einstein’s work in part led to the prediction of quantum entanglement: the idea that two particles can remain connected across vast distances of space and time.
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How the Epstein Case Explains the Rise of Conspiracy Theorists

Nightmarish allegations against the well-connected financier show why so many Americans let their imagination run wild when it comes to elite corruption.

By MCKAY COPPINS | The Atlantic

Geoffrey Berman, United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, points to a photograph of Jeffrey Epstein as he announces the financier’s charges of sex trafficking of minors and conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors, in New York, U.S., July 8, 2019.
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