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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Truth Behind the World Cup Stadiums

The context
A Qatari official acknowledged that 400-500 workers died building stadiums and infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup, which is well underway.
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Truth Behind the World Cup Stadiums

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
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A Qatari official acknowledged that 400-500 workers died building stadiums and infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup, which is well underway.
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Tuesday, November 29, 2022

Truth Behind the World Cup Stadiums

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A Qatari official acknowledged that 400-500 workers died building stadiums and infrastructure for the 2022 World Cup, which is well underway.
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Qatar World Cup chief says between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died in projects connected to the tournament

  • The World Cup chief, Hassan Al-Thawadi, said today that between 400 and 500 migrant workers have died from work done on projected connected to the tournament.
  • The number is significantly higher than Qatari officials have said before.
  • The Guardian reported that since the country was awarded the World Cup in 2010, 6,500 migrant workers from South Asia have died.
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Higher estimate

  • Hassan Al-Thawadi made the revelation that 400-500 people had died while working on projects connected to the 2022 World Cup during an interview with Piers Morgan.
  • Qatar has enacted some reforms to the country's kafala employment system, including providing employees with higher salaries and food and housing allowances.
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Entertainment
Monday, November 28, 2022

Get to Know Gaslighting

The context
Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is "gaslight," which is act of misleading someone to the benefit of the misleader.
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Get to Know Gaslighting

Monday, November 28, 2022
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Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is "gaslight," which is act of misleading someone to the benefit of the misleader.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Get to Know Gaslighting

The context
Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is "gaslight," which is act of misleading someone to the benefit of the misleader.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Get To Know Gaslighting

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Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is "gaslighter," which is the term used to describe someone who misleads someone for their own advantage or to describe the act of misleading someone.
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Get To Know Gaslighting

Monday, November 28, 2022
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Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is "gaslighter," which is the term used to describe someone who misleads someone for their own advantage or to describe the act of misleading someone.
Entertainment
Monday, November 28, 2022

Get To Know Gaslighting

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Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is "gaslighter," which is the term used to describe someone who misleads someone for their own advantage or to describe the act of misleading someone.
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Technology
Monday, November 28, 2022

BlockFi Declares Bankruptcy

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Crypto finance firm BlockFi filed for bankruptcy today, making it the latest crypto firm to declare bankruptcy in the wake of FTX.
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BlockFi Declares Bankruptcy

Monday, November 28, 2022
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The context
Crypto finance firm BlockFi filed for bankruptcy today, making it the latest crypto firm to declare bankruptcy in the wake of FTX.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

BlockFi Declares Bankruptcy

The context
Crypto finance firm BlockFi filed for bankruptcy today, making it the latest crypto firm to declare bankruptcy in the wake of FTX.
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BlockFi files

  • BlockFi paused withdrawals on November 10th, and now they have filed for bankruptcy.
  • The company cited an ongoing lack of clarity about FTX's downfall since BlockFi had substantial exposure to the firm.
  • BlockFi has reassured customers that it has enough cash on hand to provide sufficient liquidity.
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FTX related

  • FTX bailed out BlockFi this summer, and when FTX imploded, the company had no choice but to file for bankruptcy.
  • FTX provided BlockFi with $400 million in the form of a revolving credit facility to use as a backstop.
  • Now that those funds are gone, with the rest of FTX's value, BlockFi decided to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
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Politics
Monday, November 28, 2022

Upset in Arizona

The context
The Cochise County Board of Supervisors in Arizona has refused to certify the county's midterm election results by the legal deadline.
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Upset in Arizona

Monday, November 28, 2022
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The context
The Cochise County Board of Supervisors in Arizona has refused to certify the county's midterm election results by the legal deadline.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Upset in Arizona

The context
The Cochise County Board of Supervisors in Arizona has refused to certify the county's midterm election results by the legal deadline.
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Cochise votes no

  • Officials in the Republican-controlled Cochise county in Arizona voted to delay certifying the results of the midterm elections past the state's legal deadline today.
  • The county did not produce any evidence of problems with the local vote count.
  • The decision prevents more than 47,000 votes from being certified.
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Delayed certification

  • The Cochise County Board of Supervisors voted to delay certifying the midterm election results until after the state's legal deadline.
  • The vote was 2-1, with the lone democrat, Supervisor Anne English, voting to proceed with the certification.
  • Residents who attended the meeting had mixed reactions; some were confused by the decision because there was no evidence of voting interference in the county, while others believed that the results should be delayed until an audit of statewide machines could be completed.
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Entertainment
Monday, November 28, 2022

Bob Iger's Back

The context
Newly reinstated Disney CEO Bob Iger held his first town hall, revealing that Disney will keep its hiring freeze and chase profitability instead of subscriber growth.
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Bob Iger's Back

Monday, November 28, 2022
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Newly reinstated Disney CEO Bob Iger held his first town hall, revealing that Disney will keep its hiring freeze and chase profitability instead of subscriber growth.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Bob Iger's Back

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Newly reinstated Disney CEO Bob Iger held his first town hall, revealing that Disney will keep its hiring freeze and chase profitability instead of subscriber growth.
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First town hall back

  • Bob Iger's first town hall back in his role as CEO touched on hot topics before virtual and in-person employees.
  • Disney will continue its hiring freeze, instituted by former CEO Bob Chapek.
  • He also spoke about chasing profitability instead of subscriber growth and said that employees need to return to the office.
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New direction

  • Bob Iger will not lift Disney's hiring freeze as he takes stock of the state of the company.
  • Iger also said that Disney would not be pursuing any major acquisitions in the next year and would focus on making the streaming business profitable.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Protests Erupt in China

The context
Protests against China's zero-Covid rule erupted across China in a rare display of public dissatisfaction with government policies.
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Protests Erupt in China

Monday, November 28, 2022
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Protests against China's zero-Covid rule erupted across China in a rare display of public dissatisfaction with government policies.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Protests Erupt in China

The context
Protests against China's zero-Covid rule erupted across China in a rare display of public dissatisfaction with government policies.
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Protests erupt

  • Protestors took to the streets in China over the weekend to vent their frustrations against the country's zero-Covid policy.
  • The unrest was sparked by growing case numbers and a tightening of controls even after the central policy hinted at easing restrictions earlier this month.
  • Demonstrators held up blank sheets of white paper.
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BBC journalist arrested

  • Edward Lawrence, a journalist with the BBC, was arrested and beaten while covering the anti-lockdown protests in China.
  • In two videos allegedly showing his arrest, Lawrence is led away by three police officers in handcuffs.
  • Chinese citizens have spent almost three years under some of the most strict Covid-19 policies in the world.
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Technology
Monday, November 28, 2022

Microsoft Makes Concessions to EU

The context
Microsoft is working hard to get approval to buy Activision Blizzard and will reportedly offer the European Union concessions in order to follow through with the acquisition.
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Microsoft Makes Concessions to EU

Monday, November 28, 2022
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The context
Microsoft is working hard to get approval to buy Activision Blizzard and will reportedly offer the European Union concessions in order to follow through with the acquisition.
Technology
Monday, November 28, 2022

Microsoft Makes Concessions to EU

The context
Microsoft is working hard to get approval to buy Activision Blizzard and will reportedly offer the European Union concessions in order to follow through with the acquisition.
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Concessions offered

  • EU antitrust regulators are investigating Microsoft's acquisition of the video game maker Activision Blizzard.
  • Microsoft will likely offer concessions to the regulators to prevent the EU from issuing formal objections to the acquisition.
  • The deadline for the EU to issue formal objections is in January, so Microsoft offering concessions before that deadline could shorten the regulatory process needed to approve the purchase.
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High stakes deal

  • Microsoft is readying itself to offer concessions to European Union regulators to try and bypass potential objections.
  • Microsoft is looking to acquire Activision Blizzard for about $69 million, the largest-ever acquisition by Microsoft.
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Politics
Monday, November 28, 2022

Buffalo Tops Shooter Pleads Guilty

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The shooter who killed ten shoppers at a Buffalo Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York has pled guilty to charges of domestic terrorism motivated by hate and murder.
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Buffalo Tops Shooter Pleads Guilty

Monday, November 28, 2022
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The shooter who killed ten shoppers at a Buffalo Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York has pled guilty to charges of domestic terrorism motivated by hate and murder.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Buffalo Tops Shooter Pleads Guilty

The context
The shooter who killed ten shoppers at a Buffalo Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York has pled guilty to charges of domestic terrorism motivated by hate and murder.
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Shooter pleads guilty

  • The gunman who killed ten Black people in May at a Buffalo supermarket has pled guilty to charges including murder and one count of domestic terrorism motivated by hate.
  • The state filed charges against the shooter for perpetrating racially motivated violent extremism.
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Multiple charges

  • The 19-year-old white gunman killed ten Black shoppers and injured three more at a Buffalo, New York, grocery store last May.
  • He pled guilty today to ten counts of first-degree murder, 13 counts of assault with a firearm, and multiple hate crime charges.
  • The Justice Department reacted to the guilty plea, saying they will relentlessly pursue efforts to combat hate crimes.
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Technology
Monday, November 28, 2022

Musk's Post-Thanksgiving Twitter Antics

The context
Elon Musk shared a tweet with a fake headline from CNN today, prompting CNN to tell him to "be better." He also posted a series of tweets claiming that Apple has threatened to pull Twitter from its App Store.
The context
Elon Musk shared a tweet with a fake headline from CNN today, prompting CNN to tell him to "be better." He also posted a series of tweets claiming that Apple has threatened to pull Twitter from its App Store.
Technology
Monday, November 28, 2022

Musk's Post-Thanksgiving Twitter Antics

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Elon Musk shared a tweet with a fake headline from CNN today, prompting CNN to tell him to "be better." He also posted a series of tweets claiming that Apple has threatened to pull Twitter from its App Store.
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Chided by CNN

  • Elon Musk shared a months-old image of a fake headline from CNN on Twitter.
  • The headline read, "Elon Musk could threaten free speech on Twitter by literally allowing people to speak freely."
  • The headline never ran on CNN, and the image was created in April.
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Apple's threat

  • Elon Musk used Twitter today to attack Apple.
  • Musk claimed that Apple threatened to remove Twitter from the Apple App Store.
  • Apple maintains a comprehensive set of guidelines that developers must adhere to to be sold in the App store.
  • Musk hinted that if Apple or Google pulls Twitter, he will make his own smartphone.
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Politics
Monday, November 28, 2022

Water Crisis in Houston

The context
2.3 million people in Houston, Texas, have been ordered to boil water after a water purification plant lost pressure on Sunday evening.
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Water Crisis in Houston

Monday, November 28, 2022
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2.3 million people in Houston, Texas, have been ordered to boil water after a water purification plant lost pressure on Sunday evening.
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Monday, November 28, 2022

Water Crisis in Houston

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2.3 million people in Houston, Texas, have been ordered to boil water after a water purification plant lost pressure on Sunday evening.
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Boil water notice

  • Houston ordered about 2 million residents to boil water after a power outage caused a water purification plant to lose pressure last night.
  • Houston offficals said that the earliest that residents will be able to return to normal is by Monday night or early Tuesday morning.
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Schools close down

  • All public schools in Houston are closed today after the city issued a boil water notice.
  • Houston's water system serves upwards of 2.2 million residents per day.
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Politics
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Graham Finally Testifies in Georgia

The context
Senator Lindsey Graham testifies before a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury about his involvement in former president Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
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Graham Finally Testifies in Georgia

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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Senator Lindsey Graham testifies before a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury about his involvement in former president Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Graham Finally Testifies in Georgia

The context
Senator Lindsey Graham testifies before a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury about his involvement in former president Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election.
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Graham testifies

  • Senator Lindsey Graham testified before a Fulton County, Georgia, grand jury investigating attempts to interfere with the results of the 2020 presidential election today.
  • Graham spent months trying to avoid the subpoena from the grand jury before finally testifying today after the Supreme Court rejected an emergency filing from Graham.
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After all

  • Graham was one of Donald Trump's closest allies in Congress.
  • The subpoena issued by the grand jury asked for his testimony about attempts to interfere with Georgia's election results and a scheme to "find" additional votes for Trump.
  • The grand jury questioned Graham about calls he made to Georgia's secretary of state, Brad Raffensperger.
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Technology
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

FTC Tells Meta to Look Within

The context
The FTC is seeking to block Meta from acquiring the virtual reality fitness platform, Within. The FTC claims that Meta killed in-house plans to develop a VR fitness app in favor of buying Within.
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FTC Tells Meta to Look Within

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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The context
The FTC is seeking to block Meta from acquiring the virtual reality fitness platform, Within. The FTC claims that Meta killed in-house plans to develop a VR fitness app in favor of buying Within.
Technology
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

FTC Tells Meta to Look Within

The context
The FTC is seeking to block Meta from acquiring the virtual reality fitness platform, Within. The FTC claims that Meta killed in-house plans to develop a VR fitness app in favor of buying Within.
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No competition here

  • The FTC says that Meta killed plans to design and build its own virutal reality fitness app, instead deciding to poach talent from Within and eventually make an offer to buy the already established virtual reality fitness app maker.
  • The FTC is arguing that the acquistion violates federal antitrust laws because it will decrease competition within the virtual reality fitness market.
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States agree

  • Twenty-three states support the FTC motion to stop Meta from acquiring virtual reality content maker Within.
  • The case argues that the deal would harm industry competition and consumers.
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Entertainment
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Texas Regulator Tackles Celebs Who Endorsed FTX

The context
A Texas regulator has opened a probe into Tom Brady, Steph Curry, and other athletes who promoted the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, FTX.
The context
A Texas regulator has opened a probe into Tom Brady, Steph Curry, and other athletes who promoted the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, FTX.
Entertainment
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Texas Regulator Tackles Celebs Who Endorsed FTX

The context
A Texas regulator has opened a probe into Tom Brady, Steph Curry, and other athletes who promoted the now-bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange, FTX.
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Probe opens

  • While little federal regulation exists about the status of cryptocurrencies, state securities laws could be an avenue to reprimand celebrities for hawking crypto.
  • Celebrities heavily promoted FTX, and its downfall could be the biggest lesson yet about the legal risks of endorsing cryptocurrency coins or companies.
  • The SEC has pursued legal action against other celebrities for similar endorsements, including fining Kim Kardashian $1.26 million for promoting a crypto token on her Instagram.
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Celebs on notice

  • The Texas State Securities Board began investigating FTX last month to determine whether state residents were dealing in unregistered securities by buying and selling yield-bearing cryptocurrency coins or tokens.
  • When the company filed for bankruptcy on November 11th, the board expanded its probe to investigate celebrities like Tom Brady and Steph Curry, who promoted the exchange to uninformed and vulnerable fans.
  • The probe will look at what FTX told the promoters to say about the exchange, what they were paid, and what they told fans
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Technology
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Twitter Purge Slows

The context
Elon Musk announced that Twitter is done with layoffs and will start hiring new staffers amidst rumors that tech glitches are rapidly piling up as staffers leave their posts on the platform.
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Twitter Purge Slows

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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Elon Musk announced that Twitter is done with layoffs and will start hiring new staffers amidst rumors that tech glitches are rapidly piling up as staffers leave their posts on the platform.
Technology
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Twitter Purge Slows

The context
Elon Musk announced that Twitter is done with layoffs and will start hiring new staffers amidst rumors that tech glitches are rapidly piling up as staffers leave their posts on the platform.
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Elon Musk says Twitter is done with layoffs and ready to hire again

  • Elon Musk told the remaining few Twitter employees that the company will stop its campaign of layoffs and has started recruiting for roles in engineering and sales.
  • Musk also reassured compensation-anxious employees that employees would be given Twitter stock options and that they would be able to cash them out freely.
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Glitches surge

  • Elon Musk's campaign to hire new engineers and sales staff may come too late, as the departure of critical staffers has led to an increased volume of glitches on the platform.
  • The rushed updates have also presented security vulnerabilities, and misinformation has increasingly popped up on the site.
  • Advertisers are nervous, and some have paused advertising on the site until a content moderation and security policy is hammered out.
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Politics
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Court Clears the Way for Congress

The context
The Supreme Court declined to shield former president Donald Trump's tax returns from a congressional committee investigating Trump.
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Court Clears the Way for Congress

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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The Supreme Court declined to shield former president Donald Trump's tax returns from a congressional committee investigating Trump.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Court Clears the Way for Congress

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The Supreme Court declined to shield former president Donald Trump's tax returns from a congressional committee investigating Trump.
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Congress can proceed

  • Former President Trump filed an emergency appeal to block the release of his tax record to the House Ways and Means Committee.
  • The Supreme Court rejected the appeal today, clearing the way for the committee to receive Trump's tax records at the conclusion of a multi-year legal battle.
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Court denies

  • The Supreme Court rejected Trump's efforts to block the release of his tax records to the House Ways and Means committee.
  • The Treasury Department can now hand over six years of Trump's tax records to the committee.
  • The committee must act quickly to secure and investigate the records before Republicans take control of the House in January.
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Entertainment
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Argentina Fumbles

The context
The Argentinian men's team, led by Lionel Messi, lost to Saudi Arabia today in their first game of the World Cup in Qatar. The loss is one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history.
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Argentina Fumbles

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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The Argentinian men's team, led by Lionel Messi, lost to Saudi Arabia today in their first game of the World Cup in Qatar. The loss is one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history.
Entertainment
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Argentina Fumbles

The context
The Argentinian men's team, led by Lionel Messi, lost to Saudi Arabia today in their first game of the World Cup in Qatar. The loss is one of the greatest upsets in World Cup history.
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Lionel Messi's bad day

  • Lionel Messi has had an incredible soccer career, but he has never won a World Cup with his home country of Argentina.
  • Messi is leading Argentina's men's team at this year's World Cup.
  • Argentina lost 2-1 to Saudi Arabia today.
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Politics
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Fauci's Final Appearance

The context
Dr. Anthony Fauci completed his last White House press briefing today as he steps down as the Chief medical adviser to President Biden.
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Fauci's Final Appearance

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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Dr. Anthony Fauci completed his last White House press briefing today as he steps down as the Chief medical adviser to President Biden.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Fauci's Final Appearance

The context
Dr. Anthony Fauci completed his last White House press briefing today as he steps down as the Chief medical adviser to President Biden.
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Final appearance

  • Dr. Anthony Fauci gave his final press briefing from the White House today.
  • Fauci is retiring from his post as chief medical advisor to the president.
  • Fauci served under seven presidents, spent 54 years with the National Institutes of Health, and 38 years as the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease.
  • Fauci led the country's response to the Covid-19 pandemic and spoke about his regret about the divisiveness that defined the country's response to mask-mandates and vaccines.
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Legacy of Covid-19

  • During the briefing, Fauci talked about the scale of the covid-19 pandemic, saying he never expected that Covid-19 would claim the lives of one million Americans.
  • In December, Fauci will step down as head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and as White House's chief medical advisor
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Technology
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Orion's Flyby

The context
NASA's spacecraft, Orion, passed by the moon and headed into orbit, completing phase one of the Artemis I mission.
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Orion's Flyby

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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NASA's spacecraft, Orion, passed by the moon and headed into orbit, completing phase one of the Artemis I mission.
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Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Orion's Flyby

The context
NASA's spacecraft, Orion, passed by the moon and headed into orbit, completing phase one of the Artemis I mission.
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Fly by

  • The Orion spacecraft closely passed by the moon before heading into orbit.
  • The flyby was its closest yet, and it completed its three trajectory correction burns and fired all three of its thruster types.
  • Orion will now orbit the moon for one week.
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New views

  • According to NASA officials, the teams manning the Artemis I mission are "giddy" with the Orion spacecraft's performance thus far.
  • The craft captured photos of the moon as it flew by the moon on its way into a lunar orbit.
  • The spacecraft will carry astronauts in two missions planned for 2024 and 2025.
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Politics
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Prosecutors Rest

The context
The team prosecuting the Trump Organization for criminal tax fraud rested their case today, after presenting evidence to the jury that the organization engaged in a fifteen-year-long scheme to hide the value of assets from the IRS.
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Prosecutors Rest

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
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The team prosecuting the Trump Organization for criminal tax fraud rested their case today, after presenting evidence to the jury that the organization engaged in a fifteen-year-long scheme to hide the value of assets from the IRS.
Politics
Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Prosecutors Rest

The context
The team prosecuting the Trump Organization for criminal tax fraud rested their case today, after presenting evidence to the jury that the organization engaged in a fifteen-year-long scheme to hide the value of assets from the IRS.
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Prosecution rests

  • The prosecution rested its case today after completing its argument that the Trump Organization engaged in criminal tax fraud.
  • The prosecution began presenting its case on October 31st.
  • The prosecution's final witness was Mukalia Rabiu, an auditor with the New York State Department of Taxation.
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Fast pace

  • Manhattan prosecutors decided not to call a final witness, closing the prosecution's case against Donald Trump's family business today.
  • The case against CFO Allen Weisselberg and the Trump Organization engaged in a fifteen-year-long tax-evasion scheme to help executives avoid taxes by rewarding them with bonuses and luxuries that were kept off the ledgers.
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⚖️ Water Crisis in Houston

2.3 million people in Houston, Texas, have been ordered to boil water after a water purification plant lost pressure on Sunday evening.

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⚡️ Mauna Loa Erupts

Mauna Loa, the volcano on the island of Hawaii, erupted today for the first time in 40 years. The state issued an ashfall warning for the island and surrounding waters but reassured residents that there is no threat to surrounding communities and no evacuation orders have been issued. The situation is being closely monitored.

💻 Musk's Post-Thanksgiving Twitter Antics

Elon Musk shared a tweet with a fake headline from CNN today, prompting CNN to tell him to \"be better.\" He also posted a series of tweets claiming that Apple has threatened to pull Twitter from its App Store.

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⚖️ Buffalo Tops Shooter Pleads Guilty

The shooter who killed ten shoppers at a Buffalo Tops grocery store in Buffalo, New York has pled guilty to charges of domestic terrorism motivated by hate and murder.

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💻 Microsoft Makes Concessions to EU

Microsoft is working hard to get approval to buy Activision Blizzard and will reportedly offer the European Union concessions in order to follow through with the acquisition.

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⚖️ Protests Erupt in China

Protests against China's zero-Covid rule erupted across China in a rare display of public dissatisfaction with government policies.

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🍿 Bob Iger's Back

Newly reinstated Disney CEO Bob Iger held his first town hall, revealing that Disney will keep its hiring freeze and chase profitability instead of subscriber growth.

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⚖️ Upset in Arizona

The Cochise County Board of Supervisors in Arizona has refused to certify the county's midterm election results by the legal deadline.

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💻 BlockFi Declares Bankruptcy

Crypto finance firm BlockFi filed for bankruptcy today, making it the latest crypto firm to declare bankruptcy in the wake of FTX.

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🍿 Get to Know Gaslighting

Merriam-Webster named its word of the year today. The word is \"gaslight,\" which is act of misleading someone to the benefit of the misleader.

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