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Good morning 10 10 2020
Facebook, Twitter CEOs struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struggled to name a single liberal person or entity who has been censored by their social media platforms on Wednesday d...
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly
Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn’t pronounce his name correctly.
London Heathrow loses its crown to Paris as passenger numbers plummet
London Heathrow has lost the title of Europe's busiest airport to Charles de Gaulle in Paris and is downgrading its forecasts for passenger numbers this year and next as the out...
Amazon argues Prime Video customers don't own purchased content
The tech giant is arguing in a new court filing that Prime Video customers are actually paying for a limited license for “on-demand viewing over an indefinite period of time.”
First Look at Drake's New Fashion Collaboration
In tandem with his new album, "Certified Lover Boy," the Canadian rapper is releasing a long-awaited line of fashion merch with Nike.
Hallway lighting ideas – that integrate ambient, decorative and task lighting
Light up your hallway with these clever ideas
VIDEO: News Brief, 28 October
“Dory” The litter eating fish, Public/Private Partnership benefits local students, Nominations open for Order of the Cayman Islands
No new Covid cases reported in Cayman Islands; 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative.
Legislative Assembly sessions October 28
Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing
Republican senators accused the leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google of censorship. Democrats denounced that as posturing.
Alibaba’s Co-Founder Lucy Peng to Get $5 Billion Richer on Ant IPO
Lucy Peng has been dubbed Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s most influential woman.
Boeing to Cut 7,000 More Jobs in Jet Market’s ‘New Reality’
Boeing Co. is deepening job cuts as the coronavirus pandemic and prolonged grounding of the 737 Max jetliner squeeze the planemaker’s finances.
Russia begins production of its second coronavirus vaccine
Russia has started production of the second Russian vaccine against COVID-19, EpiVacCorona, created by the Véktor research center, according to the country's health chief, Anna ...
Hedge Funds That Planned for Election Chaos See a Blue Wave
For hedge fund managers, preparations for chaos in the U.S. elections are giving way to strategies to capitalize on a sweeping Democratic victory.
UN calls for 'available and affordable' coronavirus vaccine for all
The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, pointed out that the vaccine should be considered a "global public good".
Trump Organisation pressed on US president’s Chinese bank account
Democrat lawmakers want company to reveal name of financial institution and provide detailed accounting of transactions.
France orders new lockdown, Germany imposes toughest virus rules in months
Macron seeks ‘brutal brake on infections’, while Merkel unveils one-month partial shutdown; Spain, Italy, Britain, Greece and Portugal report record new coronavirus cases.
Nigerian set for WTO nod, but US-China divided on leadership choice
The race to lead the World Trade Organization is nearly run, with the Nigerian candidate looking most likely to take the reins of the Geneva body.
China’s yuan surges to 17-month high on Biden US presidential hopes
The offshore yuan extended its rally against the US dollar on Tuesday after US President Donald Trump lost ground to Democratic nominee Joe Biden in new polls ahead of November’...
CNN won't run pro-Trump ad warning Biden will raise taxes on middle class
CNN has informed the largest outside group supporting President Trump’s reelection that it will not run one of its new ads, saying the ad is false because it warns Democratic no...
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