Category: Major

Democrats Win Major Concessions on Vote-by-Mail from North Carolina in ‘Consent Decree’
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Democrats Win Major Concessions on Vote-by-Mail from North Carolina in ‘Consent Decree’

Democrats won major concessions on Tuesday from state election authorities in North Carolina, who agreed to their demands to relax the rules on mail-in ballots. In an agreement filed with the courts in North Carolina, the plaintiffs — a coalition of Democrat-aligned interest groups — agreed to settle their lawsuit against the state in return…

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Another Major Bank Sounds Alarm on Tech Bubble. Is It Time to Listen?
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Another Major Bank Sounds Alarm on Tech Bubble. Is It Time to Listen?

Barclays downgraded mega-cap tech stocks, given their extreme valuations.The S&P 500 P/E ratio is approaching the 2000 dotcom bubble peak.We can expect more volatility in the coming months.Since the decline in March, mega-cap tech stocks have led the recovery in U.S. equity markets. After hitting a low of 6,879 on March 20, the Nasdaq Composite…

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Report: ‘Major Explosion’ in Baltimore, Children Trapped
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Report: ‘Major Explosion’ in Baltimore, Children Trapped

Emergency personnel are responding to what has been described as a “major explosion” in Baltimore, with “multiple people” reportedly trapped, including children. According to the Baltimore City firefighters union, the explosion occurred near Reisterstown Road, affecting several homes and trapping “at least” five individuals, including children. Authorities are responding to the scene: ⚠️⚠️MAJOR EXPLOSION WITH MULTIPLE PEOPLE…

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Major Gaming Streamer’s Penalty Exposes YouTube’s Embarrassing Loop
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Major Gaming Streamer’s Penalty Exposes YouTube’s Embarrassing Loop

YouTube gaming streamer LazarBeam gets hit with a copyright strike on content from several years ago. The strike would prevent the streamer from uploading videos or streaming for a whole week. With nearly 16 million subscribers, LazarBeam is one of YouTube’s biggest gaming creators. He signed an exclusive streaming deal with the platform in January…

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Major League Baseball to Stencil ‘Black Lives Matter’ on Pitcher’s Mound for Opening Weekend
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Major League Baseball to Stencil ‘Black Lives Matter’ on Pitcher’s Mound for Opening Weekend

Major League Baseball has announced plans to stencil “Black Lives Matter” on the pitcher’s mound during opening week, beginning with the Washington Nationals and New York Yankees game on Thursday. “The Nationals, in conjunction with Major League Baseball, stand with the Black Lives Matter movement and will utilize the platform and national stage of Opening…

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First major GDPR decisions looming on Twitter and Facebook
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First major GDPR decisions looming on Twitter and Facebook

The lead data regulator for much of big tech in Europe is moving inexorably towards issuing its first major cross-border GDPR decision — saying today it’s submitted a draft decision related to Twitter’s business to its fellow EU watchdogs for review. “The draft decision focusses on whether Twitter International Company has complied with Articles 33(1)…

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