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Ivanka Trump is accused of letting her father's inauguration committee overpay a Trump hotel. Now she's calling the investigation 'a waste of taxpayer dollars.'

Ivanka Trump. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP via Getty Ivanka Trump responded to news that she had been deposed on Tuesday in connection to a lawsuit that accuses President Donald Trump's inauguration committee of misusing its funds. The suit, filed by the Washington, DC, attorney general in January, said that Ivanka knew the committee had paid more than twice the market rate to book event space at a Trump-owned hotel. Typically, part of the presidents' inauguration committee funds comes from priv...
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Ivanka Trump gave a deposition in a lawsuit accusing the Trump Organization of misusing the president's inauguration funds, and Melania's ex-friend is next

Ivanka Trump. Alex Wong/Getty Images Ivanka Trump was deposed by Washington, DC investigators on Tuesday in connection to a lawsuit on alleged misuse of inaugural funds, according to a court filing.  The lawsuit in question was filed by the Washington, DC District Attorney's office in January 2020. It alleges that the Presidential Inaugural Committee enriched the Trump Organization by overpaying to use the Trump International Hotel in DC for President Donald Trump's inauguration events in ...
Tags: Politics, New York, White House, New York City, Trends, Getty Images, Washington Dc, Vogue, News UK, Hotel, Fox News, The New York Times, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Gates


Donald Trump Jr. said he's been 'totally asymptomatic' and is spending his time in quarantine polishing his guns

Donald Trump Jr. speaks during a Students for Trump event at the Dream City Church in Phoenix, Arizona, on June 23, 2020. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images Donald Trump Jr. said on Friday that he's "totally asymptomatic" after having tested positive for the coronavirus earlier this week.  To pass the time, Trump Jr. reached out to his Instagram followers and asked them for movie and book recommendations.  Trump Jr. also said he's going to polish his guns while under quarantine.  Visit Busines...
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Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot knows there's 'COVID fatigue' in peoples' response to the virus. But letting your guard down now could be a matter of 'life and death,' she says.

Chicago's Mayor Lori Lightfoot arrives at a University of Chicago initiative event for the science in Chicago, Illinois, on July 23, 2020. REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot spoke to Insider on Thursday about her city's response to COVID-19.  She admitted people have experienced "COVID fatigue" in recent weeks, but urged people not to gather on Thanksgiving.  She said the decision not to gather for the November holiday is a matter of "life and death." Visit Business...
Tags: Health, Politics, Science, News, Instagram, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, United States, University Of Chicago, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Chicago Illinois, Lori Lightfoot, Lightfoot


'This isn't a game': Michelle Obama rips into Trump for refusing to concede and says he put her family in danger with 'racist lies'

Erika Goldring/Getty Images The former first lady Michelle Obama issued a direct call Monday for President Donald Trump to concede the 2020 election and allow for a peaceful transfer of power. In an Instagram post, Obama opened up about her personal struggles with welcoming the Trumps to the White House on Inauguration Day in 2017. "Donald Trump had spread racist lies about my husband that put my family in danger," she wrote in the post. "But I knew that, for the sake of the country, I ha...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Obama, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Transition, Michelle Obama, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Erika Goldring Getty, Jake Lahut, Michelle Obama @michelleobama Donald Trump


'This isn't a game': Michelle Obama rips into Trump for refusing to concede and putting her family in danger with 'racist lies'

Erika Goldring/Getty Images Former First Lady Michelle Obama issued a direct call Monday for President Donald Trump to concede the 2020 election and allow for a peaceful transfer of power. In an Instagram post, Obama opened up about her personal struggles with welcoming the Trumps to the White House on Inauguration Day in 2017. "Donald Trump had spread racist lies about my husband that put my family in danger," she wrote in the post. "But I knew that, for the sake of the country, I had to...
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If You Can't Beat Them, Make Some Shit Up About Them and Hope It Goes Viral

Your feeds are not currently full of news about the ongoing civil war between the Real American Front and the Alliance to Restore Democracy. In fact, there’s barely any Second American Civil War going on at all, which is to say that things could theoretically be going a lot worse after November 3 than your relatives,…Read more...
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Jeff Bezos congratulates president-elect Biden, saying Americans 'proved again our democracy is strong'

Jeff Bezos (right) talks to Donald Trump (left) at a White House technology roundtable in 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Jeff Bezos congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Harris on their Presidential win Saturday.  In an Instagram post, the Amazon founder said President Trump's loss proves "unity, empathy, and decency are not characteristics of a bygone era." Biden's win is likely a mixed result for Amazon, which stands to lose from Democratic-led regulation, but has also dealt with very public a...
Tags: Amazon, Politics, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, House, Paris, Bill Gates, Postal Service, Jeff Bezos


Election results: How Twitter, Facebook plan to block misinformation

Twitter says it will remove or add a warning to tweets that declare election wins before official results are declared, as determined by national media outlets.When Twitter users try to retweet, the company will show them a prompt encouraging them to "quote tweet" (and thereby add their own commentary) instead, a move designed to slow the spread of misinformation.Facebook plans to display election results, as determined by national media outlets, on posts from candidates who contest the results ...
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An atmospheric photo captured a pink-purple dawn over the White House on the morning of Election Day

Dawn over the White House on November 3, 2020 — Election Day. Alex Wong/Getty Images Getty Images photographer Alex Wong photographed the White House under a rosy early-morning sky on Tuesday, or Election Day. The picture shows the US flag flying over the White House's Executive Residence viewed from the north west, with some lights already switched on. The country is unlikely to find out who wins the presidential election and other key down-ballot races by Tuesday night. Election results ...
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Stay Vigilant and VOTE – BONUS Episode 13 of Rants & Randomness

Today is Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Election Day in the United States. The last day to cast a vote in this crazy-ass election in the dumpster fire year that is 2020. Voting is really important. And I am assuming that if you listen to this podcast and if you’re part of LuvvNation, you are somebody who has sense, which means you’re not going to vote for Habanero Hitler. I’m hoping that if you early voted, but if you didn’t, make sure you listen in to this quick bonus episode of Rants & Random...
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The Senate's Section 230 Clown Show, Trump's Twitter Password, and Impending Doom

It’s heeeereeeee: the 2020 elections are just four days away, which means the next 100-plus hours may be the longest of your life. Given the results of the election are unlikely to emerge on November 3 and the current presidential administration has made clear it intends to claim victory no matter what happens, it…Read more...
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Facebook, Instagram Continue Pre-Election Tweaks to Thwart Misinformation

Facebook revealed more tweaks to its processes aimed at preventing the spread of misinformation on the social network and Instagram prior to Tuesday's election, as well as quelling the influence of conspiracy theory QAnon. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said during a Senate Commerce Committee hearing Wednesday that civic groups would be removed from Facebook's groups recommendations,...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Instagram, Advertising, Senate Commerce Committee, Social Pro Daily, Facebook Instagram Continue Pre Election Tweaks


Facebook says it will limit the use of the 'Save our Children' hashtag, but not 'Save the Children,' after QAnon co-opted the anti-trafficking movement

People march during a "Save the Children" rally outside the Capitol building on August 22, 2020 in St Paul, Minnesota. Stephen Maturen/Getty Images Facebook will limit the use of the QAnon conspiracy theory's "Save our Children" hashtag, the company said Friday.  A Facebook spokesperson told Insider that the company will be surfacing "credible child safety resources" when users search for "saveourchildren" on the platform.  QAnon's pivot from an extreme conspiracy theory to anti-traffickin...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Nbc News, Trends, Chrissy Teigen, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Save The Children, Trump, Polaris, Misinformation, Brandy Zadrozny, Capitol, Digital Culture


Ivanka Trump says she is 'unapologetically' anti-abortion

White House Senior Adviser Ivanka Trump introduces her father U.S. President Donald Trump to deliver his acceptance speech as the 2020 Republican presidential nominee during the final event of the Republican National Convention on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, on August 27, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Ivanka Trump said she is "pro-life, and unapologetically so" in an interview with RealClearPolitics published Thursday. Trump was once touted as the "liberal hope" who many...
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GOP House candidate Madison Cawthorn launched an attack website accusing a journalist of working with Cory Booker 'to ruin white males running for office'

North Carolina Republican congressional candidate Madison Cawthorn gives a speech during the 2020 Republican National Convention. Courtesy of the Committee on Arrangements for the 2020 Republican National Committee via Getty Images A 25-year-old Republican congressional candidate in North Carolina attacked a journalist over his work for Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey. Madison Cawthorn, who would be the youngest member of Congress if elected, went after journalist Tom Fiedler, wh...
Tags: Politics, Instagram, Congress, White House, Boston, Trends, New York Times, New Jersey, Hitler, North Carolina, Adolf Hitler, Republican National Committee, Committee, Booker, Fiedler, Cory Booker


Facebook's much-hyped oversight board that can overrule even CEO Mark Zuckerberg likely won't make any decisions until after Election Day

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Facebook's oversight board — a pseudo-independent group sometimes called Facebook's "Supreme Court" that can review and overrule the company's decisions to remove posts — announced its launch Thursday. Facebook and Instagram users will now be able to submit appeals on content moderation to the board for review. The board has give...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Politics, Instagram, Washington, Advertising, US, Trends, United States, Capitol Hill, Co, Board, HARRIS, House Financial Services Committee, Andrew Harnik, Helle Thorning Schmidt


This is how 16 tech companies have reacted to the QAnon conspiracy theory on their platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Pinterest, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Berlin, New York City, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


US Army base says it's sorry for claiming its Twitter account was hacked after an 'administrator' sent sexual messages at an OnlyFans creator

A sign at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, January 4, 2020. Associated Press Fort Bragg, the home of the US Army's Airborne and Special Operations Command, claimed its official Twitter account was hacked after it began sending explicit tweets. The account began replying to an adult-content creator from the platform OnlyFans on Wednesday afternoon. The OnlyFans performer described the incident as "wild" and told Insider she was disappointed the tweets were removed. The XVIII Airborne Corps walke...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, News, Instagram, Entertainment, China, US, Trends, Tammy Duckworth, US Army, Fort Bragg, Special Operations Command, Tech Insider, U.S. Army, David Choi, OnlyFans


Facebook paused efforts to redirect QAnon searches to fact-checks after a glitch showed people information about the conspiracy theory even when they weren't looking for it

QAnon supporters have appeared frequently at President Donald Trump's campaign rallies. Rick Loomis/Getty Images Facebook is pausing efforts to redirect people to fact-checks about QAnon after a "glitch" accidentally redirected users who weren't looking for the conspiracy theory, the company said Wednesday. Facebook said its "redirect initiative" would "direct people to resources that can help inform them of the realities of QAnon and its ties to violence and real world harm." The init...
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US Army base claims its Twitter account was hacked after suggestively tweeting at an OnlyFans creator

A sign for at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, January 4, 2020. Associated Press Fort Bragg, the home of the US Army's Airborne and Special Operations Command, claims its official Twitter account was hacked after it began sending explicit tweets. The account began replying to an adult-content creator from the platform OnlyFans on Wednesday afternoon. In response to one suggestive tweet from the creator, Ft. Bragg's Twitter account replied that it wanted to give them "a deep long kiss" — in addi...
Tags: Twitter, Politics, Instagram, Entertainment, China, US, Trends, Tammy Duckworth, US Army, Fort Bragg, Ft. Bragg, Bragg, Special Operations Command, Tech Insider, U.S. Army, David Choi


Facebook, Instagram Continue Moves Against QAnon

Facebook and Instagram users searching for terms related to QAnon will be directed to credible resources from the Global Network on Extremism and Technology starting Wednesday. The social network said in an update to an August Newsroom post that this marks the latest expansion of its Redirect Initiative to help combat violent extremism. GNET is...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Instagram, Advertising, Social Pro Daily, Facebook Instagram Continue Moves Against QAnon, GNET


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez put up ridiculous numbers on her Twitch stream, hitting more than 400,000 viewers

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez plays the video game Among Us during a live stream on Twitch with fellow Rep. Ilhan Omar. Twitch Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez brought a massive viewership of more than 400,000 people at once watching her play the video game Among Us on Twitch. The congresswoman from New York hopped on the video game streaming site late Tuesday night and was joined by fellow Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota. AOC's stream generated buzz on social media when she was revea...
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The Justice Dept just slapped Google with a landmark antitrust lawsuit. That could be bad news for Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday morning, which could be have implications for other tech giants Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. If Google loses it could encourage lawmakers to rein in other tech giants, potentially going as far as breaking up parts of their business. Successful antitrust action could mean Amazon loses important third-party seller data, and Apple loses control over its ...
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The Justice Department just slapped Google with a landmark antitrust lawsuit. That could be bad news for Amazon, Facebook, and Apple.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai. KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP via Getty Images The Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google Tuesday morning, which could be have implications for Apple, Facebook, and Amazon. If Google loses, lawmakers could be encouraged to rein in other tech giants, potentially going as far as breaking up parts of their business. Successful antitrust action could mean Amazon loses important third-party seller data and Apple loses control over its App Store market...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Politics, News, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Youtube, US, Trends, Tech, House


This is how 14 tech companies have reacted to the QAnon conspiracy theory on their platform

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Pinterest, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Berlin, New York City, Nbc News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden


Trump's campaign nearly went broke for the 2020 homestretch, insiders say

Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from co-Editor in Chief Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday.Read on for the inside story on the Trump campaign's finances, Anand Giridharadas lambasting corporate board members, and a new threat to the management consulting industry. US President Donald Trump looks on as he departs a rally at Toledo Express Airport in Swanton, Ohio on September 21, 2020. MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Ge...
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QAnon is facing a wave of bans by tech companies. These are the platforms that have and haven't responded to the conspiracy theory.

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images Social-media platforms have been slow to act against the QAnon conspiracy theory, with many only acting to curb the ballooning movement within the last few weeks.  QAnon followers have been linked to several alleged crimes, including killings and attempted kidnappings.  Now, tech companies, including Facebook, TikTok, Triller, Etsy, and others, say they're making efforts to rid their platforms of the unfounded conspiracy theory movement.  Visit Business Insider's...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, Pinterest, Instagram, Etsy, Youtube, Berlin, New York City, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn


YouTube announces new action against QAnon conspiracy theory but stops short of ban

Jeff Swensen/Getty Images YouTube announced in a blog post Thursday morning that it would begin banning QAnon conspiracy theory content that harasses or threatens others. The company said it had already removed thousands of QAnon videos and taken down hundreds of channels, but that the new measures would lead to even more moderation of the conspiracy theory The announcement, which stops short of an explicit QAnon ban, comes just days after YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki failed to commit to a ...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Instagram, Youtube, Trends, Cnn, Fbi, Susan Wojcicki, Conspiracy Theories, Donald Trump, Platforms, Misinformation, Wojcicki, Digital Culture, Tech Insider


Instagram: Over 35 Million People Visited Voting Information Center

As Election Day draws nearer, Instagram said the Voting Information Center it unveiled in August has been visited by over 35 million people. The Voting Information Center gives users one place to register to vote, confirm their registration status, make plans to vote and get whatever information they need prior to Election Day. Instagram also...
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