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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - about 16 hours ago
Herman Cain is tweeting from beyond the grave and people are very confused
I pray that when I die — God-willing, many years from now — I no longer tweet. Please, I beg, let death at least release me from posting.Herman Cain, who died less than two weeks ago, however, is still tweeting. And everyone is confused by that strange fact.OK, obviously ...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 1 day ago
FEATURE-Monsoon floods expose blockages in Karachi's drains - and politics - Reuters
KARACHI, Aug 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Craftsman Mohammad Zakir, 35, who lives in a low-lying area of Karachi’s Orangi Town, does not recall the authorities ever cleaning out the stormwater drain serving his neighbourhood.Thorani Goth in West District was flooded ...continued
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69ab36bf73ce82cc3579c8f2504f3bac Gregoria @Gregoria - 4 days ago
Why Wikipedia Decided to Stop Calling Fox a ‘Reliable’ Source
When Karen Bass, a congresswoman from Los Angeles, emerged in late July as a serious contender to be Joe Biden’s running mate, interest in her Wikipedia page exploded. By that time, the entry had grown to 4,000 words, been worked over by more than 50 different editors, an...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 8 days ago
EXCLUSIVE-Fauci says regulators promise politics will not guide vaccine timing - Reuters India
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have assured scientists that political pressure will not determine when a coronavirus vaccine is approved even as the White House hopes to have one ready ahead of the November presidential election, the country’s leading infectious d...continued
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0da67bf7aa16c0b7dda10df8b0c1a695 Alvah @Alvah - 4 days ago
Arrest of Lai marks end of Hong Kong's press freedom, activist Law says - Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Media mogul Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, founder of Apple Daily (C) is detained by the national security unit in Hong Kong, China August 10, 2020. REUTERS/Tyrone SiuLONDON (Reuters) - Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Nathan Law said on Monday that the “crazy” arrest o...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 5 days ago
Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections - Reuters
FILE PHOTO: Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy gestures during an open-air news conference, one year after his inauguration, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kiev, Ukraine May 20, 2020. Sergey Dolzhenko/Pool via REUTERSKYIV (Reuters) - Ukrai...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 5 days ago
Ukraine president says Kyiv staying out of U.S. internal politics, elections - Reuters India
FILE PHOTO: Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and servicemen walk in Avdiivka in Donetsk Region, Ukraine August 6, 2020. REUTERS/Gleb Garanich/File PhotoKYIV (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that it was a matter of Ukraine’s natio...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 8 days ago
TikTok bans deepfakes to fight misinformation and election meddling
The deepfake ban is part of a broader set of policy changes meant to fight misinformation and election meddling. The new rules also make the company’s policy barring coordinated inauthentic activities “unambiguous.”TikTok also says it’s expanding its work with outside fac...continued
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C00261b321f2a17e788496ab5cfcebed Jaydon @Jaydon - 7 days ago
Female politicians in the United States, Europe urge Facebook to protect women in politics - Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc must step up and protect women in politics from threats of violence and sexism and ...continued
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13026bc1164d1ff880b91138506d70e7 Ismael @Ismael - 7 days ago
Female politicians in the United States, Europe urge Facebook to protect women in politics - Reut...
FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) must step up and protect women in politics from threats of violence and sexi...continued
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9c02f74a2060b9a7d8d9cd41fd6c26ed Clarissa @Clarissa - 8 days ago
Instagram’s hashtag searches gave Trump better treatment than Biden
Instagram apparently handled searches for popular hashtags related to the two presidential candidates differently, pointing Joe Biden search queries toward often negative related hashtags while making no such suggestions in corresponding searches pertaining to President T...continued
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0cefff9aac729a36835c46e07795e1e7 Mariano @Mariano - 8 days ago
Exclusive: Fauci says regulators promise politics will not guide vaccine timing - Reuters UK
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have assured scientists that political pressure will not determine when a coronavirus vaccine is approved even as the White House hopes to have one ready ahead of the November presidential election, the country’s leading infectious d...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 8 days ago
'Sheep without a shepherd': Hong Kong churches torn by politics - Reuters
HONG KONG (Reuters) - When Hong Kong’s largely peaceful pro-democracy protests turned violent last summer, it drove a wedge through every section of society, dividing friends, families and also worshippers at its more than 1,500 churches.Ricky Wong Wai-hung, 54, Pastor-in...continued
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 8 days ago
Exclusive: Fauci says regulators promise politics will not guide vaccine timing - Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators have assured scientists that political pressure will not determine when a coronavirus vaccine is approved even as the White House hopes to have one ready ahead of the November presidential election, the country’s leading infectious d...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 8 days ago
Timeline: Thailand's turbulent politics since 2014 military coup - Reuters
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thai protesters, led by student groups, are returning to the streets calling for the ousting of the government less than two years after a general election was held. One group has openly criticised the monarchy, in a rare show of defiance.FILE PHOTO: T...continued
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 10 days ago
Trump absolutely butchers the pronunciation of 'Yosemite' in speech about national parks
President Donald Trump isn't the best reader.He's also not very good at typing, spelling, and often writes in ALL CAPS using a Sharpie marker. While we as a nation have grown somewhat accustomed to his linguistic shortcomings, he still managed to surprise people on Tuesda...continued
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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 11 days ago
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa hope to tighten grip on power in election - Reuters
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hopes to tighten his hold on the nation’s fractious politics in an election on Wednesday that could elevate his brother and allow the two to change the constitution if they prevail.FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's Preside...continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 11 days ago
Sri Lanka's Rajapaksas hope to tighten grip on power in election - Reuters UK
COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa hopes to tighten his hold on the nation’s fractious politics in an election on Wednesday that could elevate his brother and allow the two to change the constitution if they prevail.FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's Preside...continued
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E156d09edb938373e3543d1b385a51d4 Felicita @Felicita - 12 days ago
Politics scuppers El Salvador deal for $250 million IDB loan - Reuters
FILE PHOTO: El Salvador President Nayib Bukele speaks at a news conference during a nationwide quarantine as El Salvador's government undertakes steadily stricter measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in San Salvador, El Salvador May 26, 20...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 13 days ago
The CDC Is Officially Recommending Reopening Schools, Just As Trump Demanded
Image : Frederic Brown ( Getty Images )With weeks to decide how and whether to reopen schools, the CDC has released a broadsheet arguing for reopening schools. It is titled “The Importance of Reopening America’s Schools this Fall,” and, though it’s a fact-based argument f...continued
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3917a54ef2e71f0b2d57dd0d63e0f2fb Cameron @Cameron - 16 days ago
Dozens of Hacked Twitter Accounts Had Their DMs Exposed, Twitter Confirms
Photo : Alastair Pike ( Getty Images )Twitter never fails to disappoint. Despite its best(?) efforts, the platform remains the same bot-riddled, neo-N azi-friendly cesspool that’s full of the same harassment and hate we’ve come to expect. With that said, it might not be t...continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 17 days ago
Australian MP dons garbage bag to protest 'rubbish' sexism in politics - Reuters
(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A video of a female lawmaker wearing a garbage bag to protest what she called “rubbish” comments on her clothes has gone viral in Australia and drawn support from across the political spectrum.In it Nicolle Flint of the ruling Liberal Party ...continued
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A6c0c46e61817f7ae594dd513e06b21d Elliott @Elliott - 19 days ago
Analysis: The absolutely remarkable social media power of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
(CNN) At 11:02 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, C-SPAN sent out a tweet with New York Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's full remarks on the House floor regarding a confrontation with Florida Republican Rep. Ted Yoho on Monday.Within six hours, according to C-SPAN's...continued
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725ac8c62bcc32f06195cf20b372a31a Muriel @Muriel - 19 days ago
Analysis: The 1 thing NOT to expect from Trump's daily briefings
(CNN) On Monday, President Donald Trump totally reversed course on how he is handling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic -- posting a picture wearing a mask and announcing that he would restart the coronavirus daily(ish) briefings that ended in late April."I was doing them ...continued
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2f3192374c3e88221a336dc5d319c4a3 Zetta @Zetta - 19 days ago
Larry Hogan On The Parallels Of Fighting Cancer And Maryland's Coronavirus Outbreak
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