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Trump's 'enemies of the people' remark echoes history's worst tyrants

Trump's tweets read like they could have been written by Richard Nixon at the height of Watergate or any Authoritarian and Fascist leader throughout history. The expression was also a favorite of China's Mao Zedong , who used the "enemies of the people" label against anyone who opposed his policies. Is there room for me under there, Matt? However, Trump appears set to continue ramping up his attacks against the media.

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Samurai Is Coming To Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood

The port town of "Kugane" announced as a new player hub - handsome Far-Eastern architecture! As shown in the new movie, the Stormblood expansion will not only take players to Ala Mhigo, it will also see them visiting the nation of Doma on the far eastern continent of Othard.

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From the Web: BYU engineers craft origami-style police shield

Now a team at Brigham Young University (BYU) has created a lightweight bulletproof shield inspired by a Yoshimura origami crease pattern. Professor Larry Howell, one of the engineers involved in the design, said they worked with a federal special agent, SWAT teams and police officers to understand what their needs were.

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YouTube Will Stop Playing 30-Second Ads You Can't Skip

Curiously, the driving force behind Google's decision remains somewhat hazy. YouTube enthusiasts rejoice! A time without unskippable 30-second ads on YouTube is upon us. However, it's not all good news for consumers who are often subject to data-draining ads before accessing their favorite YouTubers' latest clips. The advertising focus for YouTube will switch over to a 6-second unskippable "bumper ad" format in the coming year, which the company introduced in 2016 and is said to be a way ...

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Sprint Could Sell To T-Mobile, But Dish Network Looms

SoftBank, Sprint's parent company, wants to merge with T-Mobile. Sprint has found itself stagnating in the USA market, and has watched as T-Mobile leapfrogged it to take over the third-place position. In 2011, AT&T , like SoftBank, was deterred by Justice Department regulators from pushing through a $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile. And forthcoming fifth-generation wireless upgrades, or 5G, are expected to cost billions of dollars.

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Ghost Recon Wildlands Open Beta Download Date Revealed

Apparently it's snowy. If you're interested in Wildlands now's the time to gussy up three friends. We reported on the closed beta here, and were generally impressed with the game. Prospective players will be able to try out Ghost Recon: Wildlands in its open beta before deciding to purchase the full game. Ghost Recon: Wildlands then launches in full on 7th March 2017.