Twitter is rebooting its verification system, and it could put Trump's blue check mark in jeopardy

Twitter announced Tuesday it's relaunching its public application program for verified status, marked by a blue check. The program was paused in 2017 after Twitter granted the verified blue check-mark to one of the organizers of the white supremacist Charlottesville rally, sparking outrage. Twitter has now proposed a set of new policies for the program, which include the possibility that […]

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FCC affirms ZTE poses US national security threat

Fox Business Flash top headlines for November 24 Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) said on Tuesday it had rejected a petition from ZTE Corp asking the agency to reconsider its decision designating the Chinese company as a U.S. national security threat to communications networks. Continue Reading Below The FCC […]

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Biden's streak of receiving softball questions from journalists continues

Biden fielding softball questions Reporters invite him to attack Trump Joe Biden managed to coast through the 2020 election campaign without facing a serious grilling from the press, but even now and as the president-elect, his streak of receiving softball questions from reporters continues.  Speaking briefly to reporters on Tuesday in Wilmington, Del., after he formally introduced members of his administration, […]

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Biden Pick Antony Blinken Recalls Stepfather’s Holocaust Escape

Antony Blinken spoke of his stepfather’s chilling experience during World War II while accepting President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination to be secretary of state this week.  Biden introduced Blinken, along with his other choices for top Cabinet posts, at a Wilmington, Delaware, event Tuesday. In a short speech that followed, Blinken shared how several generations of his Jewish family had come to view the […]

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Amazon exec: Mass Covid-19 testing is key to employee safety

(CNN Business)Amazon secured a major legal victory in its fight with rival eBay over seller poaching, with an arbitration panel ruling in its favor earlier this month, according to court filings by the company on Tuesday. eBay (EBAY) had filed two lawsuits — against Amazon (AMZN) in Santa Clara County in 2018 and against a group of Amazon managers in […]

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Sweden Sees No Signs So Far Herd Immunity Is Stopping Virus

There’s little evidence that herd immunity is helping Sweden combat the coronavirus, according to the country’s top epidemiologist. “The issue of herd immunity is difficult,” Anders Tegnell said at a briefing in Stockholm on Tuesday. “We see no signs of immunity in the population that are slowing down the infection right now.” Swedes have been more exposed to the virus […]

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Trump Emerges to Tout Gains in Stocks Driven by Biden Transition

President Donald Trump celebrated stock market gains and progress toward coronavirus vaccines in hastily arranged remarks at the White House on Tuesday that lasted barely more than one minute. He took no questions from reporters. “I want to congratulate everybody,” Trump said. “The stock market, Dow Jones Industrial Average just hit 30,000, the highest in history. We’ve never broken 30,000 […]

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After our investigation into accusations of racism, bullying, and sexual harassment at SoulCycle, more on-the-record sources are making new allegations and naming names

Shanice Adams, who is Black, said she faced discrimination while working at the SoulCycle in Manhattan's West Village, where she was told to "fix" her naturally "curly and puffy" hair. Ashley Mitchell, a Black former SoulCycle instructor in Boston, said she was once reprimanded for swearing while teaching a class but said white instructors frequently swore with no repercussions. Another […]

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