It was 4 a.m. in Moscow, Feb. 2, 2017, when Vladimir Kara-Murza knew something was horribly wrong — again. Kara-Murza called his wife, who lives in the Washington suburbs. Kara-Murza was rushed to a Moscow hospital, where in the hours that followed, the doctors frantically tried to figure out what was happening to his body.
Ahead of their appearance tonight at the Democratic National Convention, the mothers of Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown spoke to Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric.
The open-carry activists who brought handguns to a Monday afternoon rally for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had more than firearms in common. All of the armed activists who talked to Yahoo News at the event, which was held just outside the security perimeter for the Republican National Convention, cited similar reasons for having pistols on display. Jim Peterson was wearing a tight T-shirt with an American flag and a visible bulge from the body armor he was wearing underneath.
“Like tobacco, Facebook is a dangerous product one uses at one’s own risk.”
“A key reason why this latest scandal feels more significant is that politicians on both sides of the aisle feel deceived.”
“These are clearly problems of scale, which Facebook has had many years to deal with and has been fundamentally unable to.”
“We need to recognize the danger we’re in. We need to shake the notion that Facebook is a normal company.”
“Facebook is in trouble … It’s a cloud of existential dread that hangs over an organization whose best days are behind it.”