Nov 29, 2021, Monday

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Facebook on Disinformation
Facebook has traded moral accountability for commercial gain
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Donald Trump-era ban on TikTok
The ban faced a series of legal challenges and never came into force.
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2021 United States Capitol attack
On January 6, 2021, the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., was violently attacked by a mob of supporters of President Donald Trump.
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2021 California gubernatorial recall election
The 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is an upcoming special election on whether to recall Governor Gavin Newsom, scheduled to be held in-person on September 14, 2021
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2020 California Proposition 22
Proposition 22 was a ballot initiative in California on the November 2020 state election which passed with 59% of the vote and granted app-based transportation and delivery companies an exception to Assembly Bill 5 by classifying their drivers as "independ
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Gabby Petito's disappearance
Petito was on a road trip with boyfriend Brian Laundrie when she went missing.
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Timeline of the Joe Biden presidency
A timeline of the presidency of Joe Biden beginning from his inauguration as president of the United States on January 20, 2021.
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Apple CSAM Scanning Plan
Child Sexual Abuse Material (CSAM) Scanning
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Pandora Papers: An offshore data tsunami
The Pandora Papers’s 11.9 million records arrived from 14 different offshore services firms in a jumble of files and formats – even ink-on-paper – presenting a massive data-management challenge
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United States debt Default 2021
September 30 marks the end of the federal government’s fiscal year
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China’s crypto crackdown
China's top regulators ban crypto trading and mining
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Evergrande liquidity crisis 2021
The Evergrande liquidity crisis refers to the ongoing financial situation of Chinese property developer Evergrande Group. As of September 2021, the developer has 2 trillion RMB (310 billion USD) in liabilities.
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Tracking D.C. Statehood
Despite the fact that the citizens of Washington, D.C. pay federal taxes, serve on juries and defend our Nation in times of war like most other Americans, the residents of the District of Columbia are barred from having voting representation on the floor o
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Sexual misconduct allegations against Paul Riley
Paul Riley had sexually coerced and verbally abused players on his teams, specifically during the time period between 2011 and 2015
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Withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan
The United States Armed Forces are scheduled to be withdrawn from Afghanistan by August 31, 2021
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GOP ousts Liz Cheney from top post
House Republicans ousted Rep. Liz Cheney from her post as the chamber’s No. 3 GOP leader on May 12, 2021.
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Biden administration rolling out COVID-19 booster shots
The Biden administration plan booster shots for Americans the week of Sept. 20
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Activision Blizzard Sued Over Workplace Culture by California
The lawsuit says women at the gaming company were paid less and discriminated against, and it described a culture of sexual harassment.
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2021 Canadian federal election
Canada federal election 2021 will take place on September 20, 2021, to elect members of the House of Commons to the 44th Canadian Parliament after Governor General Mary Simon dissolved Parliament on August 15, 2021 at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's reques
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Apple MacBook Pro Flexgate Issue
Flexgate refers to a design flaw in the ribbon cable connecting the body of the laptop to the display: that cable is supposed to flex with the opening and closing of the computer, but it’s wearing down too quickly with conventional use.
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Colonial Pipeline Hack
The Colonial Pipeline, an American oil pipeline system that originates in Houston, Texas and carries fuel oil to an area mostly comprising the Southeastern United States, suffered a ransomware cyberattack that forced them to shut down their system. The att
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Nirvana sued by the baby from Nevermind's album cover
Spencer Elden, the man who was photographed as a baby on the album cover for Nirvana's Nevermind, is suing the band alleging sexual exploitation.
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Bob Dylan sexual abuse allegation
A lawsuit filed in New York City claims that Bob Dylan sexually abused a 12-year-old girl in 1965, according to court documents filed Friday.
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Nabisco workers on strike (2021)
The Nabisco strikes comes on the heels of a nearly three-week walkout by hundreds of Frito-Lay workers in Topeka, Kansas, protesting back-to-back 12-hours shifts with only eight hours off in between.
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Beto O’Rourke run for Texas governor
Beto O'Rourke is set to announce his Texas gubernatorial bid
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Antitrust case against Facebook
FTC files monopoly lawsuit against Facebook
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California Comeback Plan
California’s recovery is underway. But we can’t be satisfied with simply going back to the way things were. The California Comeback Plan outlines comprehensive strategies and major investments to address five of the state’s most stubborn challenges. ...
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Missouri governor vows criminal prosecution of reporter who found flaw in state website
Missouri's governor promises to seek prosecution of a reporter and news outlet that discovered a privacy flaw in a state website.
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2021 New York City mayoral election
The 2021 New York City mayoral election will consist of Democratic and Republican primaries on June 22, 2021, followed by a general election on November 2, 2021. The primaries will be the first New York City mayoral election primaries to use ranked-choice