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6 Russian officers charged in 'destructive…

The Justice Department has announced charges against Russian intelligence officers in cyberattacks that targeted a French presidential election, the Winter Olympics in South Korea and American businesses

Downballot Politics And The Supreme Court

This election cycle, nothing is for certain. Will Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court have an impact on competitive Senate races? We look at the impact it may have on the South Carolina race, hearing from Jaime Harrison who is challenging Lindsey Graham in that seat. We also speak to Alex Vogel, CEO/Lobbyist Vogel Group, Matt Klink, Campaign Strategist, Klink Campaigns and Dr. Steven Voss of the University of Kentucky, who all have different things to say on the topic.

YouTube Vows to Ban Misleading Claims About COVID…

YouTube Vows to Ban Misleading Claims About COVID-19 Vaccines. The video-sharing platform has announced a new effort to crackdown on COVID-19 misinformation, . warning it will ban any clips that contradict expert advice from local health authorities. A COVID-19 vaccine may be imminent, therefore we're ensuring we have the right policies in place to be able to remove [related] misinformation, YouTube, via statement. According to YouTube, it has already removed 200,000 dangerous or misleading videos about coronavirus. Similarly, Facebook has announced plans to ban ads that discourage people from getting vaccinated

US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4…

U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in August as home building remains one of the bright spots for the economy

COVID-19: The Politicization Of A Vaccine

With an electorate desperate for a silver bullet to end the crisis, the President has used the creation of a COVID vaccine before Election Day as his trump card. With politicians of all stripes using the vaccine as a political weapon we examine what this will mean for a vaccine once one is approved. Dr. Jason Rao, a senior lecturer at Cornell University weighs in.

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Microsoft Hires Another Naughty Dog Developer for…

Microsoft Hires Another Naughty Dog Developer for the Initiative. The gaming giant has added a new member to the team for its Xbox studio with Lauren Garcia. Garcia, who worked as character shading technical director on 'The Last of Us: Part II,'. is joining as senior shader technologies developer. So happy to announce that this week I joined at The Initiative. This is an incredible team working on something truly special, Lauren Garcia, via Twitter . It was so hard to left behind my friends at NaughtyDog. But I need to say thank you to @Xbox @XboxP3 to allow me be part of Xbox family!

European nations mixed in their response to virus…

Countries across Europe are battling coronavirus infection spikes with new lockdowns, curfews, face mask orders and virus tracking smart phone apps

The Things We Miss About Going To The Movies

COVID restrictions have caused many businesses to shut down, including movie theaters.

Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case…

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers

Why Vaccines Are Not The Whole Answer In COVID

Testing for COVID may not be the answer when it comes to managing the virus.

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Finland's national carrier cuts over 10% of…

Finland’s national carrier says it will cut 700 jobs - or over 10% of its workforce - by the end of March next year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global travel

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Meals on Wheels People seeks 500 volunteer chatters

Chinese drugmaker setting up vaccine production…

A state-owned Chinese drugmaker says it is setting up production lines to supply 1 billion doses of two possible coronavirus vaccines that are being tested on 50,000 people in 10 countries

EU takes action against Malta, Cyprus for 'golden…

The European Commission has launched infringements procedures against Cyprus and Malta over their “golden passport” programs, in which wealthy people can acquire EU citizenship in exchange for an investment

UK, Manchester still at odds over tough virus…

The British government and officials in England’s second-largest city are still talking after a noon deadline passed for Manchester to agree to tighter coronavirus measures

County ballot return has been robust

NATO to set up new space center amid China…

NATO plans to create a new space center to help manage satellite communications and the alliance’s military operations

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UK to infect healthy volunteers in vaccine…

U.K. researchers are preparing to infect healthy young volunteers with the new coronavirus to study the disease in hopes of speeding up development of a vaccine

Music students get help from Marine Corps band

Stocks open higher on Wall Street following solid…

Stocks are opening higher on Wall Street as traders look over several solid earnings reports from U.S. companies