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Sen. Josh Hawley has new publisher for 'Big Tech' book

46 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

NEW YORK - Sen. Josh Hawley has found a new publisher after his book was dropped by Simon & Schuster in the wake of the siege of the U.S. Capitol by supporters of President...
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A.M. Roundup: Counties worried seniors being frozen out of vaccination sign-ups

2 hours ago   |   Times Union

Many of New York's county leaders are worried that seniors are being frozen out of the state's vaccination plans - with tech savvy individuals and unions grabbing up many of...
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Pushing wrong buttons: Russian youth having less sex & fewer children because of smartphones & other tech, says demographic expert

Pushing wrong buttons: Russian youth having less sex & fewer children because of smartphones & other tech, says demographic expert

2 hours ago   |   RT

A Russian demographer has blamed gadgets and easy-to-access pornography for the country's ever-worsening population problem, as well as pointing the finger at parents for no...
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Shareholders call on big advertisers Omnicom and Home Depot to investigate whether Facebook, Google, and Twitter's ads fuel violence and hate speech

Shareholders call on big advertisers Omnicom and Home Depot to investigate whether Facebook, Google, and Twitter's ads fuel violence and hate speech

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Facebook, Twitter, and Google have banned President Trump and accounts supporting QAnon and the "Stop the Steal" misinformation group while pausing...
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Former Trump campaign spokesman claims the only reason the president isn't denouncing the Capitol riot more is because Twitter and Facebook banned him

Former Trump campaign spokesman claims the only reason the president isn't denouncing the Capitol riot more is because Twitter and Facebook banned him

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement A former spokesman for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign has said that the reason Trump isn't denouncing the Capitol riot is that he no longer...
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Twitter temporarily suspends congresswoman over election fraud claims

Twitter temporarily suspends congresswoman over election fraud claims

3 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Twitter has temporarily suspended the account of Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, the Republican U.S. Congresswoman from Georgia who has expressed racist views and support for...
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Biden inherits bipartisan momentum to crack down on large tech companies' power

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Control of both the White House and Congress by Democrats could result in reforms to competition laws governing large tech companies' business practices and even more...
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Biden's policies on technology

3 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

With bipartisan backing to rein in the power of Big Tech, the president-elect could usher in a new era of accountability for Silicon Valley.
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Big Tech, Big Brother and the End of Free Speech

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

In George Orwell's “Nineteen Eighty-Four,” members of the Outer Party of Oceania engage in the Two Minutes Hate ritual against Emmanuel Goldstein, who is...
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How Trump's fights with tech transformed Republicans' beliefs on free speech

How Trump's fights with tech transformed Republicans' beliefs on free speech

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Republican wrath at the tech companies that muzzled President Donald Trump and his followers is hastening a big change in GOP ideology - rising support for government...
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What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

What President-elect Biden can and can't get from an evenly divided Senate

Here's what a 50-50 Senate really gets - and doesn't get - President-elect Joe Biden as he takes office Read more ...

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

'Rooting hard for you': Will departure notes end with President Trump?

The 32-year tradition could be in peril this year. President Trump has vowed not to attend President-elect Biden's inauguration on Wednesday. That makes it less likely Trump... Read more ...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of...

FBI vetting Guard troops in DC amid fears of insider threats ahead of inauguration

Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said Sunday that officials are conscious of potential threats, but he and other leaders say they have seen no evidence of any threats Read more ...

Biden inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp

Biden inauguration rehearsal evacuated after fire in homeless camp

WASHINGTON - Participants in a rehearsal for President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration were evacuated from the West Front of the Capitol on Monday on orders of security... Read more ...

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

Biden taps Warren ally Chopra to lead Consumer Bureau

President-elect Joe Biden will nominate Rohit Chopra to be the next director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, according to four sources familiar with the decision... Read more ...

Trump baby blimp lands at London museum

Trump baby blimp lands at London museum

LONDON - A blimp depicting US President Donald Trump as a snarling, nappy-wearing orange baby has found a home in one of London's most popular museums. The helium-filled... Read more ...

Todd Bowles interviewing for Eagles' head coaching vacancy

Todd Bowles interviewing for Eagles' head coaching vacancy

Former Jets head coach Todd Bowles is interviewing for the Eagles' vacant head coaching job on Monday, according to reports. Bowles, who is currently the Buccaneers' defensive... Read more ...

Biden Taps Veteran Financial Regulators To Lead SEC, CFPB

Biden Taps Veteran Financial Regulators To Lead SEC, CFPB

Selecting Gary Gensler for the Securities and Exchange Commission and Rohit Chopra for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a win for progressives who have pushed for... Read more ...

WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

WHO chief lambasts vaccine profits, demands elderly go first

The World Health Organization chief on Monday lambasted drugmakers' profits and vaccine inequalities, saying it's “not right” that younger, healthier adults in wealthy... Read more ...

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

Los Angeles Chargers hiring Brandon Staley as head coach

COSTA MESA, Calif. - The Los Angeles Chargers have hired Los Angeles Rams defensive coordinator Brian Staley as the team's head coach. Read more ...