TikToks national security scrutiny tightens as US Navy reportedly bans popular social app

TikTok may be the fastest-growing social network in the history of the internet, but it is also quickly becoming the fastest-growing security threat and thorn in the side of U.S. China hawks. The latest, according to a notice published by the U.S. Navy this past week and reported on by Reuters and the South China Morning Post, is that TikTok will no longer be allowed to be installed on service members’ devices, or they may face expulsion from the military service’s intranet. It’s just the latest example of the challenges facing the extremely popular app. Recently, Congress, led by Missouri senator Josh Hawley, demanded a national security review of TikTok and its Sequoia-backed parent company ByteDance, along with other tech …

The Clinic Revolutionizing Care for Women Who Want Babiesand Women Who Dont

Ive had one abortion, three miscarriages, one ectopic pregnancy, and two live births. To GOP politicians, including and most notably the president of the United States, that means Im worthy of one high-priced condominium in hell, three episodes of unfettered compassion, one state-mandated and medically impossible surgery, and, even though theyre the so-called party of family values, two joyful reminders that I live in a country that refuses to mandate paid family leave, equal pay, universal childcare, universal pre-K, and a seat at the political table. But it also means Ive been forced to procure necessary reproductive health care from a variety of establishments and via a number of doctors. Ive seen two separate OB-GYNs for the birth of both …

Starbucks’ Dec. 19 Happy Hour Deal Will Score You A Free Drink

CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images Starbucks’ Dec. 19 Happy Hour Deal Will Score You A Free Drink By Lara Walsh Dec 18, 2019 With the end of the year winding down in just a couple of weeks, Starbucks is helping you push through the countdown to 2020 with a tasty deal. It’s that time of the week for Starbucks’ Dec. 19 Happy Hour deal, which means you can score a free drink of your choice come Thursday. Here’s to kicking off the weekend on the most caffeinated note possible. If you’re a Starbucks regular, chances are that you’ve been taking full advantage of the coffee giant’s weekly beverages promo all month long. Every Thursday in December, caffeine fanatics can make their mid-day …

Starbucks’ Dec. 19 Happy Hour Deal Will Score You A Free Drink

CHARLY TRIBALLEAU/AFP/Getty Images Starbucks’ Dec. 19 Happy Hour Deal Will Score You A Free Drink By Lara Walsh Dec 18, 2019 With the end of the year winding down in just a couple of weeks, Starbucks is helping you push through the countdown to 2020 with a tasty deal. It’s that time of the week for Starbucks’ Dec. 19 Happy Hour deal, which means you can score a free drink of your choice come Thursday. Here’s to kicking off the weekend on the most caffeinated note possible. If you’re a Starbucks regular, chances are that you’ve been taking full advantage of the coffee giant’s weekly beverages promo all month long. Every Thursday in December, caffeine fanatics can make their mid-day …