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Amazon aware that workers allegedly pee in water bottles, documents show; company pushes back
Amazon is aware of its employees reportedly peeing in water bottles and defecating in bags, documents show.
New York governor Andrew Cuomo: From hero to pariah?
Seen as a “good Democratic bulwark” against Trump, Cuomo’s detractors say ‘a pattern of abuse has been going on for years’ so why are sexual harassment allegations only just coming to light? Miranda Bryant reports from New York
Robinhood is trying to go from PR nightmare to IPO. In this market, it might just work
It's hard to imagine a more disastrous IPO rollout than the past few months for Robinhood.
House Republicans move to block financial transaction tax as GameStop furor revives Dems' calls for penalty
House Republicans on Wednesday unveiled a bill to block a financial transaction tax after the recent frenetic trading of GameStop shares revived a years-long effort by progressive Democrats to impose a penalty on stock trades.
Biden, New York Officials Demand Independent Investigation Into Cuomo Sexual Harassment Claims
The Italian done his job, the Italian ready to be investigated: White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki labeled the allegations "serious" and said President Biden supports an investigation.
Rights Groups Blast Biden’s ‘Smart’ Border Wall Idea as ‘Trump’s Wall by Another Name’
The Biden administration speedily rescinded the national emergency order used to fund Donald Trump’s brick-and-mortar border wall but has proposed its own border barrier based on surveillance technologies, DNA samples, and drones.
The Government Needs to Find Big Tech a New Business Model
Facebook and Google want to keep playing three roles: essential infrastructure, publisher, and targeted-ad mogul. That’s impossible.
How Kamala Harris made wearing pearls cool
As the pearl’s standing increases with that of women, a progressive new generation is reimagining Margaret Thatcher’s one-time trademark
Reddit bought a 5-second Super Bowl ad honoring 'underdogs' involved in GameStop trading frenzy
Reddit Chief Marketing Officer Roxy Young told FOX Business in a statement that the Super Bowl ad came together in "just a few short days" with the help of its agency partners at R/GA.
‘MOSTLY false’? Snopes fact-checks ‘cyberbullies’ claiming that AOC ‘exaggerated danger’ she faced during Capitol Hill riot
Snopes has rated the claim that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez “exaggerated” the danger she was in during the Capitol riot as “mostly false,” insisting the New York Democrat faced “imminent” harm in a different building.
WallStreetBets founder on GameStop stock surge: The little guys ‘can’t be ignored anymore’
Pent-up emotions are just beginning to surface and its ‘absolutely fascinating to watch,’ Jaime Rogozinski said
Today’s blame: AOC casts blame on Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg for Capitol riot
In a battle of social media superstars, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed on her today’s blame show Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg for what she said was his role in fomenting the Jan. 6 riot at Capitol Hill. No worry. She will reco...
AOC: Ocasio-Cortez says she is sexual assault survivor
US Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has revealed that she is a survivor of sexual assault. That definitely explains her traumatic way of looking at every event, and should relax all the criticism against her. As a post trauma perso...
Robinhood narrows stock trade restrictions
The companies restricted include GameStop, Koss Corporation, AMC Entertainment Holdings, Express Inc., Naked Brands Group, Genius Brands International, BlackBerry Limited, and Nokia Corp.
Robinhood is now limiting users to one share of GameStop and has restricted trading on 22 other companies
The move came after Robinhood stopped and then restarted stock transactions in the wake of a Reddit-fueled rally.
Elon Musk, hater of short sellers, weighs in on AOC's Robinhood stance
Tesla CEO Elon Musk said in a tweet Thursday that he "absolutely" supports Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's call for the House Financial Services Committee to launch an investigation into Robinhood for its stock trade restrictions.
Robinhood users are revolting against the trading app after it stopped trades of GameStop
Barstool Sports, along with the blog's founder Dave Portnoy, declared "war" on Robinhood. "You are scam artists," Portnoy said in a tweet.
‘Enemy within’: Pelosi calls for additional House security, claims members of Congress THREATENED by colleagues
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) has demanded additional security for lawmakers, citing threats from “within” the House, while the temporary fence around the Capitol is on the way to become permanent.
Biden’s climate crusade: Oil and gas drilling BANNED on federal land in new round of executive orders
President Joe Biden has signed more climate-focused executive orders. Among them are directives setting climate change as a national security priority, and imposing a controversial ban on fossil fuel drilling on federal land.
A mental treatment is missing: AOC did not attend inauguration because she doesn't feel ‘safe’ around House colleagues, calls to ‘expel’ Ted Cruz, Josh Hawley
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) was a noticeable no-show at Joe Biden’s inauguration and she’s now claiming part of the reason was “very real security concerns” from “other members of Congress.”
Sitting Congresswoman AOC Promotes 'Enemies List' Of Trump Supporters So They Can't 'Deny Their Complicity'
AOC was hit with backlash after she suggested people archive names of Trump supporters so they could be held accountable "for their behavior."
Amazon hits back at Parler's antitrust lawsuit with extensive examples of its violent content, including death threats against politicians, tech CEOs, and BLM supporters
Amazon cited Section 230 to dismiss Parler's claims it conspired with Twitter to hurt Parler's business by barring it from using Amazon Web Services.
Shooting of Capitol rioter saved black lawmakers from LYNCHING, claims Congressman who feared overpopulation may capsize Guam
US Representative Hank Johnson, who told a Navy admiral in 2010 that overpopulation could cause Guam to capsize, said the police shooting of a protester who breached the Capitol on Wednesday saved black lawmakers from being hung.
The vaccine velvet rope
How many 'important' people will get to jump the line for COVID-19 vaccination?
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