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Malicious Twitter bots could have profound consequences for the election

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Lola Gayle, STEAM Register Twitter has been invaded by an army of software robots – most commonly referred to as “bots.” Two new studies delve into this topic and how bots’ bad behavior could ultimately sway public opinion and political discourse. Some bots have an important purpose, say for disseminating news and ideas to certain groups…

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Art of the Deal coauthor claims George Conway has been telling people his wife is in a cult

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Tony Schwartz, President Donald Trump's co-author of The Art of the Deal, claims that Republican lawyer George Conway believes his wife has been recruited into a cult.

"Months ago, George Conway told me that Kellyanne Conway is part of a cult, something he has said to many others" Schwartz tweeted on Wednesday. "Her rapturous comments about Trump's response to the Covid-19 crisis prove his point."

It's the first time the comment has made it to the public about the senior White House counselor.

Mr. Conway is the co-founder of the Lincoln Project, a PAC designed to attack President Donald Trump and those who support him with hard-hitting ads and web videos.

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Trumps says he wants to build more hospital ships — but doesn’t realize how long it will take

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President Donald Trump announced at the press conference Wednesday that he wants at least two more hospital ships like the USNS Comfort and the USNS Mercy tending to coronavirus cases in New York and Los Angeles.

The problem, however, is that building such medical ships would take well over a year, if not two years or more for larger ships. The Atlantic Mercy Hospital Ship was the world's biggest civilian hospital ship upon its completion. And it cost $100 million to build.

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Conservative columnist shreds Fox News for dangerously misinforming America on coronavirus

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Conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin ripped Fox News to shreds for contributing to the nonstop misinformation campaign that is killing many Americans and putting even more at risk.

Writing Tuesday, Rubin cited a Pew Research study that those who watch MSNBC are far more likely to answer correctly questions about the coronavirus or COVID-19. When it comes to the partisan breakdown, the results are "striking," she said.

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