Twitter fact-checks Trump but not leading Democrats

FCC commissioner calls for ‘neutral application of terms of service’ for Twitter users FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr on Twitter placing a warning on President Trump’s tweet on Minneapolis protests. It appears Twitter may not be following its own guidelines when it comes to fact-checking U.S. politicians on the other side of the aisle from President Trump. Continue Reading Below Ticker Security Last Change […]

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Oil prices are negative, but prices at the pump won't follow

Lack of demand motivated oil prices falling GasBuddy’s Patrick De Haan expects gas prices to continue to plummet, which would be good for the consumer once they go back to work. As the coronavirus pandemic saps demand for oil throughout the United States, crude oil prices dropped 306 percent on Monday to -$37.63 per gallon, its lowest level since 1983, but […]

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Sorry, but don’t expect lockdown to end any time soon

On August 19, 1930, the two sides of Sydney’s Harbour Bridge touched in the middle for the very first time. Construction had begun back in 1923, with giant piers built on the northern and southern sides of the harbour. The Sydney Harbour Bridge under construction in 1930.Credit: From late 1928, two giant “creeper cranes” on both sides of the harbour […]

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Al-Baghdadi is dead, but the Islamic State isn’t. ISIS is alive with means to thrive.

This weekend’s news that Islamic State emir Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi had killed himself in Syria’s Idlib Province while being pursued by U.S. special forces operators is unquestionably a major milestone in the fight against the world’s most notorious terrorist group. It also represents an unalloyed political victory for the Trump administration, which has come under fire of late for its decision to […]

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NOAA chief defends Trump but thanks Alabama employees for Dorian forecast

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Struggling to keep his emotions in check, the head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration both defended President Donald Trump’s administration on Tuesday and thanked forecasters who contradicted the president’s claims about Hurricane Dorian threatening Alabama. Speaking to a meteorology group, acting administrator Neil Jacobs said a NOAA statement issued Friday that criticized the Birmingham-area National […]

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HEXO's Revenue Soars, but Capacity Limits Its Growth

It's been a great year for HEXO Corp. (NYSEMKT: HEXO) so far. The company reported tremendous revenue growth in its first full quarter of sales in the Canadian adult-use recreational marijuana market. It announced the acquisition of Newstrike Brands. And HEXO even received some love from Wall Street, with Bank of America Merrill Lynch analyst Christopher Carey naming HEXO as […]

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Housing loans still soft but ‘green shoots’ appear

New mortgage lending remained soft in April, but a rise in the value of loans approved added to signs of potential "green shoots" in the housing market. In figures that pre-date the boost to property sentiment from the federal election result, the Australian Bureau of Statistics on Friday said there was a 1 per cent rise in the value of […]

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Think humans. But tiny. We found them.

The fossils of Homo luzonensis were discovered in Callao Cave in the Philippines. This view is taken from the rear of the first chamber of the cave, where the fossils were found, in the direction of the second chamber. (Photo: AP) Wednesday’s Short List in five words: Explosion. Tiny. Spies. Kardashian. Blackhole. OK, black hole is two words. I tried. It’s Ashley […]

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