WASHINGTON – The owner of the Chinese app TikTok turned down an offer from Microsoft to take over the company’s U.S. operations on Sunday, Microsoft said as time is running out on President Trump’s orders to ban the popular app unless its American activities are in place sold . Microsoft was considered the American tech company with the deepest pockets …Read More »
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rapper Kanye WestKanye Omari West sued for being elected in Wisconsin after being rejected sues the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) for getting his name in the state’s presidential election this fall. West’s lawsuit, filed in Brown County, is asking the local court to rule that his nomination papers were filed on time and to ensure that he and fellow campaigner …Read More »
(Reuters) – Facebook Inc told Reuters on Thursday that Apple Inc had declined its attempt to tell users that the iPhone maker would get 30% less revenue from a new online event feature and forced Facebook to do so Remove the message to forward the tool to users. FILE PHOTO: This Jan 6, 2020 image shows a Facebook logo on …Read More »
The Vance office said in its filing with the US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals that courts had previously dismissed claims that the subpoena was issued overseas and in bad faith. The bureau further argued that Trump had not “demonstrated irreparable harm” if the subpoena from his long-time accounting firm Mazars USA was still enforceable, and that public interest would …Read More »
The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally was rejected by 60% of the population. Here’s why the city approved it.
“There has been a significant amount of discussion the council has had with residents, businesses and state health officials, as well as local health officials,” Daniel Ainslie, the city manager, told CNN Sunday. The city, which is home to fewer than 7,000 people, sent a poll to all households asking if the rally should take place when it was scheduled. …Read More »
One white and one black person vote in the same state by mail. Whose ballot is more likely to be rejected?
Jessica King’s postal vote never arrived. She tried to vote early at her polling station near her home in Albany, Georgia – but left when the crowd made social distancing impossible. Thanks to an early alarm on election day and an almost one-hour wait, the 27-year-old king was finally able to vote in the state’s June area code. The obstacles …Read More »
A rally outside the City Hall of Montclair, New Jersey, on July 1st. The demonstrators hung 1,101 postal ballots to show the number of votes that were not counted in a mayoral election that was decided with only 195 votes. Kate Albright / Montclair Local Hide label Switch label Kate Albright / Montclair Local A rally outside the City Hall …Read More »
The first race of the 2020 season is only on Sunday, but Mercedes has already achieved some kind of victory after the stewards in Austria rejected a protest by rival Red Bull against their innovative Dual Axis Steering System (DAS). After two training sessions led by Mercedes at the opening round in Spielberg, it was announced that Red Bull was …Read More »
‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli’s application to release the prison to combat the coronavirus rejected by the judge
Nationwide, prisoners have applied for release during the coronavirus pandemic as prisons become focal points for the virus. But Shkreli’s request was unusual: last month, his lawyer asked the federal authorities to let him go to his fiancé’s New York apartment so that he could do laboratory work. In a separate research proposal published online, Shkreli, 37 said that the …Read More »
46-year-old Lori Vallow has been charged with several charges, including two for child desertion and non-support. This emerges from a lawsuit filed with an Idaho court. She appeared in a mostly uniform courtroom in a prison uniform and was wearing a face mask. Her deposit remains at $ 1 million, although it was reduced by $ 5 million in March. …Read More »