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Voting rights groups ask for federal intervention in Arizona, where a company owned by a pro-Trump conspiracy theorist is conducting an 'audit' of the 2020 election

In this Thursday, April 22, 2021, file photo, former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett speaks at a news conference to talk about overseeing a 2020 election ballot audit ordered by the Republican lead Arizona Senate at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. A judge hearing a challenge to voter privacy policies during the Republican-controlled Arizona Senate's recount of 2.1 million 2020 election ballots says he is not convinced voter secrecy is being upheld. AP Photo/Ross D...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Audit, Gop, Arizona, Department Of Justice, Republican, Biden, Election, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Trump, Phoenix


Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are hitting the road together on a national 'America First Tour'

Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene will be hitting the road together on a national "America First Tour." Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Joe Raedle/Getty Images Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene are hitting the road on a national "America First" tour. Their first stop on May 7 is a conservative Florida retirement community known as The Villages. On Thursday, The Daily Beast reported that Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg said the Florida rep. "was involved in sexual activities" with a minor...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Congress, America, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Department Of Justice, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Doj, Orlando, Trump, Anglo Saxon, Greenberg


A car and a computer help shopper complete wacky parking project

Everyone needs a project. Gareth Wild’s involved parking his car in every space at his local supermarket. And six years after starting, he’s finally finished.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Social Media, Computing, Spreadsheets, Parking, Google Maps, Skoda, Gareth Wild


Giants Tencent, Bytedance among companies reined in by China

Beijing for years took a hands off approach towards tech firms, but it is now stepping up scrutiny.
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Poseidon wins key permit for desalination plant in Huntington Beach

Poseidon Water’s controversial proposal for a desalination plant in Huntington Beach won a key permit Thursday, April 29, when the Santa Ana Regional Water Board cast a split vote approving a compromise less stringent than the environmental terms proposed at board’s April 23 hearing. Poseidon, which has been working on the project for 22 years, now needs a permit from the state Coastal Commission before it can negotiate a final contract with the Orange County Water District to buy the water. And...
Tags: Business, News, California, Environment, California News, Sport, Soccer, Commission, Local News, Orange County, Southern California, Board, Huntington Beach, Clark, Santa Ana River, Ruh


Eyewear For Executives: It’s About How You See As Well As How You Look

Next time you’re in the market for eyewear, consider more than just the frames and style. Make sure you’re selecting a pair that will help you do your job to the very best. The post Eyewear For Executives: It’s About How You See As Well As How You Look appeared first on Young Upstarts.
Tags: Startups, Accessories, Eyewear, Others


Business Plan: Step-by-Step

The primary cause for business failure is lack of planning.  A business plan is a road map that directs you to run, structure, and grow your business. It guides on every stage.
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SkyCity Entertainment to seek $125m in bond issue

Casino giant SkyCity Entertainment Group wants to raise $125 million via a bond issue and says earnings will be well below pre-pandemic levels.The gaming, entertainment and hospitality business has released an offer document showing... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, SkyCity Entertainment, SkyCity Entertainment Group


Sky, Spark Sport to share UFC rights

Sky will have to share rights to UFC pay-per-view events with Spark Sport under a new deal, revealed by Spark this afternoon.Previously, Sky had exclusive New Zealand rights to the mixed-martial-arts competition's pay-per-view fights.... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Ufc


Pfizer begins exporting U.S.-made COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico

Pfizer Inc’s shipment of COVID-19 vaccine to Mexico this week includes doses made in its U.S. plant, the first of what are expected to be ongoing exports of its shots from the United States, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.
Tags: Mexico, Finance, Article, United States, Pfizer, Reuters, Pfizer Inc, FBN, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/topic/coronavirus, COVID, 820c3680-7f7b-5848-9990-69e07b27c4da


Australia live news: Covid breach at Brisbane airport after traveller positive; Brittany Higgins to meet with PM

Traveller tests positive after inadvertently entering airport’s ‘green zone’; former Liberal staffer to speak with Scott Morrison in Sydney. Follow the latest updatesSome 16% of public servants have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, survey findsIndia wants access to cheap copies of Covid vaccines. So why is Australia holding out?Coronavirus WA: Perth Covid lockdown rules and Western Australia’s coronavirus restrictions explained 3.13am BST It's capital "I' and lower case 'w'.Th...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Liberal, Western Australia, Australian economy


Auditors raise estimates of waste at Tiwai Point, months after Government questioned provision

Rio Tinto has revealed there is more hazardous waste at the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter than previously thought, forcing it to raise the provision for cleaning up the contaminated site.The added material was picked up in a routine... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rudy Giuliani spreads nonsense conspiracy theories about the DOJ and the Bidens in Fox News appearance following FBI raids

Rudy Giuliani speaks during a news conference held by Donald Trump in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani told Tucker Carlson that he could have destroyed evidence seized by the FBI "years ago." Giuliani claimed that the evidence taken was "exculpatory" and amplified nonsense conspiracy theories about the Bidens and Ukraine. He went on to say that the Justice Department should be investigated without providing credible evid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Congress, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cnn, Fbi, Washington Dc, Manhattan, Fox News, Biden, Rudy


The FBI reportedly warned Giuliani in 2019 that Russia was using him as a tool to spread disinformation before the election

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo The FBI warned Rudy Giuliani in late 2019 that the Russian government was using him to spread disinformation about the Bidens, WaPo reported. Giuliani ignored the warnings and continued his quest to dig up dirt on the Bidens. He's now the target of a federal criminal inves...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, News, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, Washington, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, Washington Dc


Don't wave any of these 13 tax audit red flags

One of the many reasons that people hate taxes is that after the hassle of filing, then comes the fear that a Form 1040 mistake will mean an audit. The sort-of good news for taxpayers is that the Internal Revenue Service hasn't been auditing as many people in recent years. The agency has had other things to worry about, like doing its myriad jobs with fewer staff and less money. Then there's COVID-19, with added pandemic payments that the IRS is tasked with distributing. Things could be changin...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Joe Biden, NEC, Capitol Hill, Biden, Irs, Don, Internal Revenue Service, EITC, Child Tax Credit, PTC, FATCA, FBAR, TCJA, Biden Administration


Watch the world’s largest plane ace its second test flight

Stratolaunch's huge Roc aircraft took to the skies for the second time this week, successfully completing a test flight that lasted more than three hours.
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Florida legislature passes elections bill that contains restrictions on voting, following a GOP trend

Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Florida) fist bumps with legislators as he enters the chamber of the Florida House of Representatives prior to his State of the State address in Tallahassee on March 1, 2021. AP Photo/Phil Sears, File The Florida legislature passed a broad elections bill that contains voting restrictions. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is expected to sign the bill in the battleground state. The makeup of the bill resembles aspects of Georgia's recently passed voting law. See more storie...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Senate, Trends, Georgia, Gop, House, Arizona, Tallahassee, Ron DeSantis, Florida House of Representatives, Jeff Brandes, DeSantis, Azmi Haroun, Phil Sears


International flights dropped from Dunedin Airport

Dunedin to Brisbane is off the flight path when Virgin Australia returns to the New Zealand market later this year.Before Covid-19, Virgin Australia flew two to three direct weekly flights from Dunedin, which were stopped when the... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, New Zealand, Brisbane, Virgin Australia, Dunedin, Dunedin Airport


Matt Gaetz associate Joel Greenberg said in a letter that Gaetz paid for sex with a minor

Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images Matt Gaetz's associate, Joel Greenberg, said in a letter obtained by The Daily Beast that Gaetz paid for sex with a minor. Gaetz is under a federal criminal investigation over whether he broke sex trafficking laws. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz paid to have sex with a minor, his longtime associate Joel Greenberg said in a letter obtained by The Daily Beast."On more than one occasion, th...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Sex Trafficking, Politico, Trends, Gop, New York Times, Justice Department, Greenberg, Daily Beast, Matt Gaetz, Gaetz, Joel Greenberg, Matt Gaetz Mandel Ngan, Kelsey Vlamis Sonam Sheth


Australia live news: Covid breach at Brisbane airport after traveller tests positive; Brittany Higgins and PM to meet

Former Liberal staffer will speak to Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese in Sydney. Follow latest updatesSome 16% of public servants have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, survey findsIndia wants access to cheap copies of Covid vaccines. So why is Australia holding out?Coronavirus WA: Perth Covid lockdown rules and Western Australia’s coronavirus restrictions explained 2.20am BST The state’s first mass vaccination hub is set to open at Wayville Showground at midday. Just 150 fr...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Tasmania, Scott Morrison, Western Australia, Australian economy, Anthony Albanese


Everything you need to know before playing Resident Evil Village

Resident Evil Village continues the story of Resident Evil 7, so there are a few things you need to know before diving in on May 7.
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Australia live news: Australia live news: Covid breach at Brisbane airport after traveller tests positive; Brittany Higgins and PM to meet

Former Liberal staffer will speak to Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese in Sydney, and Brisbane and Melbourne on Covid alert. Follow latest updatesSome 16% of public servants have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, survey findsIndia wants access to cheap copies of Covid vaccines. So why is Australia holding out?Coronavirus WA: Perth Covid lockdown rules and Western Australia’s coronavirus restrictions explained 1.24am BST Clive Palmer has been ordered to pay Universal Music $1....
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Australian politics, Netherlands, Queensland, Palmer, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Clive Palmer, Melbourne, Tasmania


Gov. Newsom signs $6.2 billion tax relief bill in San Fernando

Many business owners who were granted forgiveness on their federal pandemic loans won’t have to pay state taxes on those amounts, based on a state bill signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom at a San Fernando sushi restaurant Thursday, April 29, alongside lawmakers and actor Danny Trujillo. The tax relief provided in Assembly Bill 80, passed unanimously by both state houses and signed by Newsom on Thursday, amounts to roughly $6.2 billion, which Newsom said would directly help businesses hardest hit by the...
Tags: Taxes, News, Sport, Soccer, PPP, Gavin Newsom, Garcia, San Fernando, Trejo, San Fernando Valley, Danny Trejo, Newsom, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE, Top Stories IVDB


Mars helicopter’s rotors fail to spin for ambitious fourth flight

NASA's Mars helicopter was hit with a software issue on Thursday that stopped its fourth test flight from taking place. Another attempt will be made on Friday.
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YouTube is testing SoundCloud-like timestamped comments

I tend to try to avoid the comments section on YouTube as much as possible, but it turns out the company is testing a way to make them even more prominent. As spotted by Android Police, the video platform is testing a way to allow users to post comments linked to a specific time. It sounds a lot like SoundCloud‘s comments, based on the information on this support page: We’re currently testing a new feature that allows you to view comments timed to the exact moment you’re watching in a video. Thi...
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Australia live news: Brittany Higgins and PM to meet; Morrison says he ‘hasn’t seen’ Laming’s empathy course

Former Liberal staffer will speak to Scott Morrison and Anthony Albanese in Sydney, and Brisbane and Melbourne on Covid alert. Follow latest updatesSome 16% of public servants have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace, survey findsIndia wants access to cheap copies of Covid vaccines. So why is Australia holding out?Coronavirus WA: Perth Covid lockdown rules and Western Australia’s coronavirus restrictions explained 12.12am BST I’m am sharing this tweet only because I think it’s so ...
Tags: Health, Business, Australia, Australia news, Joe Biden, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Sydney, Brisbane, Vaccines and immunisation, Victoria, Melbourne, Tasmania, Canberra, Scott Morrison


Restaurants struggle to find staff ahead of reopening

Some venues may have to limit their opening hours after more than one in ten hospitality workers left the sector.
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We can’t believe how cheap the iRobot Roomba i7+ is during Way Day sales

Normally $800, the iRobot Roomba i7+ is cut 25% to $600 during the Way Day sale, a $200 savings.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Deal, Roomba, Robot Vacuums, iRobot Roomba i7, Way Day 2021


VAL VADEBONCOEUR: Your Free the Genie Facilitator

Val Vadeboncoeur, Idea Champions' Director of Training, is a highly accomplished brainstorm facilitator, creative thinking catalyst, innovation workshop leader, and co-author of Conducting Genius. Since 1987, Val has been helping organizations in just about every industry on planet Earth get out of the box and generate bold new ideas to grow their business. Additionally, he's helped a wide range of forward-thinking companies establish innovation practices and protocols in order to tap the ...
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See photos of the bird that researchers scientifically deemed the 'most Instagrammable'

Tawny Frogmouth (Podargus strigoides) seen roosting on low fallen tree. Photo by Joshua Prieto/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Two German scientists set out to answer a simple question: What makes a good bird photo? They examined thousands of Instagram photos and users' "like" behavior to find the champion. In the end, a nocturnal fowl native to Australia and Southeast Asia came out on top. See more stories on Insider's business page. They say beauty is in the eye of the ...
Tags: Instagram, Australia, Germany, Southeast Asia, Trends, Chicago, New York Times, The Times, Snyder, Brookfield Zoo, University Hospital Jena, Gosford Australia, Tim Snyder, Erin Snodgrass, Joshua Prieto, Katja Thömmes



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