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Court approves settlement for B.C. foster children alleging harm from social worker

45 minutes ago   |   National Post

KELOWNA, B.C. - A settlement has been approved by the courts in a class-action lawsuit brought by the alleged victims of a former British Columbia social worker.
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Union-linked group spending big to target swing states on Facebook

Union-linked group spending big to target swing states on Facebook

45 minutes ago   |   Politico

A recently formed nonprofit tied to the U.S. labor movement has vaulted into the upper ranks of Facebook political ad buyers in several crucial swing states, an analysis by...
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Video of Annapolis police interviews connected to 2017 murder leaked, circulated on social media

1 hour ago   |   Baltimore Sun

Videos of two people being interviewed by Annapolis police in connection to a 2017 homicide have been leaked and circulated on social media, raising concerns about the safety...
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Brooklyn lawmaker calls for universal basic income in New York City

1 hour ago   |   NY Daily News

"We need to provide a lifeline social safety net here to help families," said NYC Councilman Mark Treyger.
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How TikTok's unique mix of social and broadcast media techniques sets it apart

How TikTok's unique mix of social and broadcast media techniques sets it apart

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

TikTok's efforts to monetize its platform point to the future of social media, TV, and one-to-many media in general.
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Social roundup: Takuma Sato leads IndyCar back on track in offseason test at Brickyard

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner Takuma Sato led the charge back on track as IndyCar offseason testing began at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
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Big Tech argues against repealing Section 230

Big Tech argues against repealing Section 230

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for October 29. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get...
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Virtual brawl: United States senators grill social media CEOs

3 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet CEOs were taken to task by Republicans over how content is policed on their platforms.
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Puerto Rico scraps safe-sex campaign urging people to masturbate during pandemic

Puerto Rico scraps safe-sex campaign urging people to masturbate during pandemic

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

Puerto Rico's health department scrapped a safe sex campaign urging people to masturbate to avoid contracting the coronavirus - after conservative critics said the message...
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IHSA plans to start basketball season as scheduled despite Pritzker, IDPH guidelines

IHSA plans to start basketball season as scheduled despite Pritzker, IDPH guidelines

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The IHSA is moving forward with winter basketball as scheduled. The decision contradicts the IDPH guidelines Governor Pritzker announced Tuesday, which moved...
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Hillary Clinton to vote as member of New York's Electoral College

Hillary Clinton to vote as member of New York's Electoral College

The former New York senator won the popular vote but lost the Electoral College to Trump in 2016, and supports abolishing the institution. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: 3 social media CEOs face grilling by GOP senators on bias

WATCH LIVE: 3 social media CEOs face grilling by GOP senators on bias

The CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google are facing a grilling by Republican senators making unfounded allegations that the tech giants show anti-conservative bias. Read more ...

Rob Manfred was booed heartily in bizarre World Series aftermath

Rob Manfred was booed heartily in bizarre World Series aftermath

This wasn't the exhale Rob Manfred was expecting at the end of a harrowing 2020 MLB season. The Dodgers' World Series victory was coupled with the news that Justin Turner had... Read more ...

Former DHS chief of staff Miles Taylor revealed as 'Anonymous' author who...

Former DHS chief of staff Miles Taylor revealed as 'Anonymous' author who said there was a 'resistance' in the Trump administration

Summary List Placement Former Homeland Security chief of staff Miles Taylor revealed himself as the author of the 2018 New York Times op-ed with an anonymous byline that... Read more ...

Trump calls for firings after ‘Anonymous' revealed as little-known official

Trump calls for firings after ‘Anonymous' revealed as little-known official

President Trump on Wednesday called for the New York Times to fire employees responsible for an explosive 2018 op-ed after its anonymous author was revealed as little-known... Read more ...

Federal government plans to end road and logging restrictions in largest...

Federal government plans to end road and logging restrictions in largest national forest

The federal government has announced plans to lift restrictions on building roads and logging in a pristine rainforest in Alaska that provides habitat for wolves, bears and salmon. Read more ...

Wisconsin-Nebraska football game canceled after positive coronavirus tests

Wisconsin-Nebraska football game canceled after positive coronavirus tests

Wisconsin announced Saturday's game at Nebraska has been cancelled due to COVID-19 cases in the program. Read more ...

Volkswagen recalls Jettas to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires

Volkswagen recalls Jettas to fix fuel leaks that can cause fires

Volkswagen is recalling more than 218,000 Jetta sedans in the U.S. to fix a fuel leak problem that can cause fires. Read more ...

Los Angeles Dodgers' player pulled mid-game during World Series win after...

Los Angeles Dodgers' player pulled mid-game during World Series win after positive COVID-19 test

Los Angeles Dodgers star Justin Turner had to be pulled in the middle of his team's World Series-securing Game 6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays after testing positive for... Read more ...

'She just brought joy': Cake Lady helps wounded soldiers heal, one treat at...

'She just brought joy': Cake Lady helps wounded soldiers heal, one treat at a time

Retired nurse Kath Ryan has made some 1,260 visits to hospitals, bonding with the patients as she fed them an estimated 1 million slices of cake. Read more ...