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GOP politicians lost tens of thousands of followers after Twitter purged QAnon accounts. Here's who lost the most

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Nearly every major GOP elected official has hemorrhaged Twitter followers since the company cracked down on QAnon accounts following last Wednesday's riots in the Capitol, according to Insider's analysis of the lawmakers' public profiles. Republican congressmen lost nearly 6,000 followers on average over the weekend, with some legislators' follower counts dropping by more than 100,000.
Twitter announced on Tuesday that it had permanently suspended more than 70,000 accounts from its platform. "Given the violent events in Washington, DC, and increased risk of harm, we...
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The FAA is cracking down on unruly passengers following the Capitol riots, threatening to take legal action against anyone violent or threatening

The FAA is cracking down on unruly passengers following the Capitol riots, threatening to take legal action against anyone violent or threatening

3 days ago   |   By Business Insider

There will be no more warnings for belligerent passengers, the FAA said Wednesday.
Mike Stone/Reuters
The Federal Aviation Administration announced Wednesday that it will stop issuing warnings to unruly passengers.
President Trump's supporters acted belligerently on flights and in airports before and after the January 6 riots at the US Capitol.
Penalties include fines of up to $35,000 and imprisonment.
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Federal officials tightened restrictions on unruly airline passengers following several disruptive incidents on flights in and out of...
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UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

UK aims to give 1st COVID-19 shot to all adults by September

LONDON - The U.K. government plans to offer a first dose of COVID-19 vaccine to every adult by September as the nation's health care system battles the worst crisis in its... Read more ...

Threat of inauguration violence casts a long shadow over social media

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After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and India's Narendra Modi booted from social media

Summary List Placement President Trump's social media ban has opened a can of worms for tech firms who face calls from activists and academics to clamp down on other populist... Read more ...

Cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of 'irrational exuberance,' but the...

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Summary List Placement UBS's Mark Haefele said in a Friday note that while cryptocurrencies and SPACs show signs of "irrational exuberance," investors shouldn't worry that the... Read more ...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

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Summary List Placement The US economy is receiving fresh fiscal support after months of plodding negotiations. But one measure of the labor market suggests the massive stimulus... Read more ...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe... Read more ...

FINDING A JOB IN 2021: Your guide to making big career moves and landing the...

FINDING A JOB IN 2021: Your guide to making big career moves and landing the role you've always wanted

Summary List Placement To put it lightly, job searching during a pandemic can be a challenge. Worldwide lockdowns have forced remote work, and the resulting recession has... Read more ...

I'm a business coach who made $400,000 while pregnant with my first child...

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Summary List Placement When I discovered I was pregnant with my first child in January, I remember being terrified. I was excited about being a mom, but - as a female... Read more ...

US small-cap stocks have raced ahead of their bigger peers in 2021. Experts...

US small-cap stocks have raced ahead of their bigger peers in 2021. Experts say a number of factors could send them higher

Summary List Placement The stock market recovery from the coronavirus crash in the spring of 2020 was all about the biggest US names: Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, and... Read more ...