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Facebook admits it 'improperly' blocked some political ads due to 'technical issues' as Joe Biden's campaign slams it for being 'wholly unprepared'

Facebook admits it 'improperly' blocked some political ads due to 'technical issues' as Joe Biden's campaign slams it for being 'wholly unprepared'

39 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Facebook admitted on Thursday that it "improperly" restricted or paused some political and social issue ads due to technical glitches with its ad review...
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U.S. appeals court upends Minnesota plan to extend deadline for receiving ballots

1 hour ago   |   National Post   |   5 articles

A federal appeals court on Thursday said Minnesota's plan to count absentee ballots received after Election Day was illegal, siding with Republicans in the battleground state.
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Facebook acknowledges and fixes technical error affecting political ads days before the election

1 hour ago   |   CNBC

Facebook on Thursday acknowledged that a technical error in its systems caused a number of ads from both political parties to be improperly paused.
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Taiwanese indigenous drag queens fight stigma one wig at a time

1 hour ago   |   National Post

TAIPEI - At a rowdy gay bar in Taipei, 28-year old Vilian ends a Friday night drag show by putting on a traditional tribal tunic over his white silk negligee and dancing to an...
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Could Texas be a swing state in the 2020 presidential election?

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Will Texas jump on the Biden bus or continue riding the Trump train like in 2016? Experts from both parties weigh in.
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New Zealand approves euthanasia, set to reject recreational marijuana

2 hours ago   |   National Post

New Zealand has provisionally voted to legalize euthanasia but is on course to reject law changes that would allow recreational marijuana use, the country's Electoral...
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CA assembly member spars with law professor over Prop. 16

2 hours ago   |   ABC

If approved, Prop. 16 would bring back affirmative action to California, allowing race, ethnicity and gender to once again be considered in admissions to state colleges and...
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Trump and Biden clash on COVID-19 as they hold rallies in battleground state Florida

2 hours ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

TAMPA - President Donald Trump and Democratic rival Joe Biden showcased their contrasting approaches to the resurgent coronavirus pandemic as they rallied supporters on...
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Most Americans Call Trump's Coronavirus Pandemic Response 'Terrible' or 'Bad': Poll

2 hours ago   |   Newsweek

The poll also showed that one's attitude towards the ongoing pandemic depends largely on political affiliation.
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Myanmar's troubled recent past, ahead of Nov. 8 polls

2 hours ago   |   National Post

YANGON - Myanmar goes to the polls on Nov. 8 in its second general election since the end of full military rule in 2011.
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Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Trevor Lawrence tests positive for COVID-19

Lawrence is experiencing mild symptoms and will miss Saturday's game against Boston College Read more ...

Former Boston University ice hockey player, paralyzed in 1st game, dies

Former Boston University ice hockey player, paralyzed in 1st game, dies

Travis Roy inspired millions after a tragic accident with Boston University's ice hockey team. Read more ...

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue is the latest airline to step back from blocking seats

JetBlue says it plans to increase the number of seats it will fill on planes starting in December. Read more ...

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

Wisconsin Republican Party says hackers stole $2.3 million

The state GOP party has raised over $23.7 million over the past two years. Read more ...

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

As virus surges, Trump rallies keep packing in thousands

Trump rallies are among the nation's biggest events being held in defiance of crowd restrictions designed to stop the virus from spreading, at a time when public health experts... Read more ...

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty University, saying school damaged his reputation

Jerry Falwell Jr. sues Liberty University, saying school damaged his reputation

The lawsuit includes claims of defamation and breach of contract. Read more ...

Trump, Biden appeal to last-minute voters in Florida with dueling campaigns

Trump, Biden appeal to last-minute voters in Florida with dueling campaigns

Both campaigns are putting a spotlight on the Sunshine State with dueling rallies in Florida. Read more ...

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

Federal appeals court suggests late-arriving Minnesota ballots may be tossed

A panel of federal appellate judges ruled Thursday that ballots that arrive after polls close in Minnesota on Election Day must be segregated from ballots that arrive earlier... Read more ...

How long is Trevor Lawrence out? ACC COVID-19 rules, return date, latest...

How long is Trevor Lawrence out? ACC COVID-19 rules, return date, latest updates on Clemson QB

Trevor Lawrence will miss at least one game after he tested positive for COVID-19 this week, his school announced. A Nov. 7 game against Notre Dame is also in question due to... Read more ...

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

AP Explains: President Trump pushes questions about Joe Biden's son

President Donald Trump's campaign is pushing a familiar line of attack against Democrat Joe Biden in the final days of the presidential campaign: unverified allegations about... Read more ...