Schumer calls latest round of coronavirus relief talks most productive yet, but sides still 'not close'

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Congress ended the week in a deadlock after days of negotiating the next iteration of the CARES coronavirus relief bill, allowing the $600/week unemployment boost to expire without a replacement plan in place. As a result, nearly 30 million U.S. workers will now have a lapse in their unemployment benefits. But talks continued on Saturday, … Read more Schumer calls latest round of coronavirus relief talks most productive yet, but sides still 'not close'

Alan Dershowitz calls Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre a 'serial liar' while once again denying he ever had sex with her

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Attorney and law professor Alan Dershowitz discusses allegations of sex with an underage girl levelled against him, during an interview at his home in Miami Beach January 5, 2015. REUTERS/Andrew Innerarity A slew of court documents related to Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell were unsealed in federal court Friday.  They include testimony from Virginia Roberts … Read more Alan Dershowitz calls Jeffrey Epstein accuser Virginia Roberts Giuffre a 'serial liar' while once again denying he ever had sex with her

'This is not a drill': AOC calls out plainclothes officers 'snatching' women into unmarked van in New York

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NBC Civil liberties are “on the brink”, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has warned after a woman was arrested by plainclothes officers and bundled into an unmarked van in Manhattan on Tuesday. Footage from the scene on Second Avenue at East 25th Street shows three NYPD policemen wrestling the protester to the ground before shoving her into the … Read more 'This is not a drill': AOC calls out plainclothes officers 'snatching' women into unmarked van in New York

Pesky spam calls find a blockchain solution

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The Indian mobile handset market, second largest in the world, has been plagued by the problem of Unsolicited Commercial Communication (UCC). Despite regulation in the form of a Do Not Disturb (DND) registry being present since 2010, there has been little respite from calls from telemarketers. These UCC or popularly called spam, continue to dodge … Read more Pesky spam calls find a blockchain solution

Bill Gates calls Elon Musk's comments on COVID-19 'outrageous'

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Elon Musk Bill Gates AP/Jae C. Hong/Yana Paskova/Getty/Business Insider composite Bill Gates called Elon Musk’s comments about the coronavirus pandemic “outrageous” when speaking with CNBC. “Elon’s positioning is to maintain a high level of outrageous comments,” the Microsoft cofounder said during the interview. Musk has cast doubt on the severity of the virus on Twitter … Read more Bill Gates calls Elon Musk's comments on COVID-19 'outrageous'

Pelosi calls Barr 'despicable' after contentious appearance before House panel

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) believes Attorney General William Barr accomplished one thing during his appearance before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Barr “demonstrated to the American people the contempt that he has for our democracy,” Pelosi told MSNBC’s Ari Melber. Throughout the hearing, Barr was on the defensive, as Democrats accused him of … Read more Pelosi calls Barr 'despicable' after contentious appearance before House panel