Amid fears that altered videos could influence the next presidential election, political and business leaders — even the military — have entered the fight to stem the disinformation threat of deepfakes.
Political consultant Mike Murphy and author and journalist Tim Alberta join Michael Isikoff and Daniel Klaidman on this episode of "Skullduggery." After several recent racially divisive tweets from the president, former political strategist Murphy, a Republican, addresses the current state of affairs for Trump's attempt at reelection. Then Alberta joins to weigh in on Vice President Mike Pence as well as the ongoing divide in the Republican Party.
A calf buffalo almost became lunch for this lioness until his two protective parents saved the day. Veterinary surgeon Ben Cranke, 54, captured these incredible images, which show the reality of wildlife animals living in Botswana, Africa. The young calf is protected by his parents, but the lioness didn't leave without putting up a fight. Cranke, who was on a photographic safari, said: “An elderly 18-year-old lioness leads the hunt but fails to catch the young calf and gets butted by an older buffalo. The entire experience was harrowing but exhilarating.” (Caters News)
It’s been almost a week since a prominent Saudi journalist vanished after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Jamal Khashoggi went there to get paperwork so he could marry his Turkish fiancée, and he hasn’t been seen or heard from since Oct. 2. Who is Jamal Khashoggi?
Many dogs hate the trip to the veterinarian, but not Endo. The Fort Collins, Colorado, pooch was jumping up and down with excitement on a recent trip to a veterinary hospital at Colorado State University. (Dec. 21)
Costumed canines are big business for US retailers with pet owners set to spend around half a billion dollars this year. Superheroes, Star Wars and even the Pope are some of the most popular pet outfits in Los Angeles this Halloween. (Oct. 24)
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders expressed confidence the Senate will vote to confirm Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, adding that once the vote is over, the nation can move forward and "come together as a country." (Oct. 5)
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Pope Francis asked for forgiveness Friday from refugees in Bangladesh for all the hurt and persecution they have endured, demanded their rights be recognized and pronounced the word he had so assiduously avoided only days earlier in Myanmar: "Rohingya."
“There may be some really big pardons coming soon and this may, if you will, soften the public for what’s coming.”
“It was the latest extraordinary example of untamed executive power that suggests the President is feeling invincible now.”
“More than anything else, the pardons aim to discredit the idea of federal anti-corruption prosecution itself.”
“The fact that Blagojevich was a Democrat makes it all the better...Trump wants to convince you that everyone is dirty.”
“The pardons were entirely personal in origin, and so the granting of them was exclusively an exercise of Trump’s own power.”