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"I guarantee you 75% of his contributors don't know anything about him," a Republican strategist told The New York Times.
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As critically ill COVID-19 patients started showing up in droves at emergency rooms around the world, ventilators became a crucial technology keeping patients alive. When hospitals’ own resources became overwhelmed, the Strategic National Stockpile dusted off and distributed thousands of the life-support machines throughout the country. But not all were in working condition. J. Scot Mackeil, a biomedical technician with more than 40 years of experience, worked on a team tasked with inspecting machines sent to Massachusetts’s Emergency Management Agency. In mid-April, while performing spot checks on hundreds of ventilators packed in freight pods, Mackeil discovered one with a damaged… This story continues at The Next Web
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It's not subtle, but neither is the M4 in standard form.
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When it comes to making your existing garage door opener smart, you have plenty of options. Here are our favorite ways to bring your home's biggest door online.
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Image: InnerSloth The developer of Among Us, a social intuition murder mystery game that’s fast become one of the most popular multiplayer titles of the year, is currently battling against a particularly pernicious spam attack. The spam is promoting a mysterious online handle, “Eris Loris,” and it became bad enough that Among Us studio InnerSloth had to perform emergency maintenance starting late last night. Hacking and other forms of cheating in Among Us has grown considerably since the game emerged as a popular online pastime during the pandemic this past summer, according to a report from Kotaku. And Among Us has only grabbed more of the spotlight just these past few days, following a hugely successful Twitch stream from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez... Continue reading…
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Lola Méndez hit her first five-figure milestone by staying hyper-organized on Excel and tweeting that she was available for assignments.
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Britain’s Got Talent has unveiled the voting figures from this year’s final, revealing that new champion Jon Courtenay won by quite the landslide.Of the 10 acts in the final – five picked by the judges during the semi-finals and five selected by the public – Jon received a total of 35.7% of the total vote, following the performance of his original song in the final.Things were a little bit closer between second, third and fourth place, with runners up Sign Along With Us landing 15.3% of the votes.Just behind them were comedians Steve Royle and Nabil Abdulrashid, on 14.1% and 13.9%, respectively.Check out the full voting stats belowJon Courtenay (35.7%)Sign Along With Us (15.3%)Steve Royle (14.1%)Nabil Abdulrashid (13.9%)James & Dylan Piper (5.7%)Damien O’Brien (4.6%)Aidan McCann (3.7%)Jasper Cherry (3.3%)Magical Bones (2.9%)Aaron & Jasmine (0.8%)During this year’s pre-recorded semi-finals, eight acts performed each night, with the judges picking their favourite to automatically send through to the final.The remaining seven were then put up for the public vote, with the winners of each round also earning a spot in the last stage of the competition.Here are the voting figures from the five weeks of the semi-finals:Week 1James & Dylan Piper (41.8%)Yakub (22.7%)Fayth Ifil (13.2%)James Stott (10.0%)SOS From The Kids (6.1%)Imen Siar (3.7%)Urban Turtles (2.5%)  Week 2Damien O’Brien (22.1%)The Coven (20.1%)Souparnika Nair (19.7%)Amanda & Miracle (18.5%)Honey & Sammy (10.4%)Class Dynamix (5.0%)Allan Finnegan (4.2%) Week 3Sign Along With Us (34.0%)Sirine Jahangir (31.8%)X1X Crew (14.5%)Ember Trio (8.9%)Myra Dubois (6.9%)Dario The Dinosaur (2.0%)Bhim Niroula (1.9%) Week 4Jasper Cherry (49.2%)Belinda Davids (21.2%)Chineke! Junior Orchestra (8.5%)Billy & Chantelle (7.5%)Kevin Quantum (5.3%)Papi Flex (4.9%)Katherine & Joe O’Malley (3.4%) Week 5Aidan McCann (27.0%)Beth Porch (24.8%)Wesley Williams (16.1%)Hakan Berg (14.2%)Soldiers of Swing (9.0%)Shalom Chorale (6.3%)Crissy Lee (2.6%)For safety reasons, the performances in this year’s BGT final were pre-recorded ahead of time, although the results of the public vote were announced live.Comedy singer Jon’s win was a notable one, as it marked the first time a Golden Buzzer act – picked by one of the judges to automatically win a spot in the semi-finals after their audition – has gone on to win the competition.This year saw Simon Cowell sitting out the second half of the competition due to an injury, with former BGT winner Ashley Banjo sitting in for him this year.MORE BGT: Ashley Banjo Says Diversity Ofcom Complaints Are Evidence Of A Deeper Issue In British Society Amanda Holden's Response To Ofcom Complaints About Her BGT Dress Could Not Be More Amanda Holden 'I've Enjoyed The Madness Of It': Amanda Holden On Making Music And Memories In A Year We'd All Rather Forget
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The Pixel 5 is Google's flagship for the year, offering some premium features over the Pixel 4a and Pixel 4a 5G.
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Wear one earbud and share the other with your partner to hear the conversation translated as you speak. Today only: $140.
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Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris faced off in the only vice presidential debate of the 2020 election season on Wednesday.
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The fact that women are paid less than male colleagues is a stubborn fact in the U.S. workplace. As of July, women earned 84 cents for every dollar a man earned. It is a discrepancy that has garnered significant attention from scholars, the media and sex discrimination lawsuits. But this figure only tells part of the story regarding gender pay inequality. As a professor of business management, I have long studied compensation and inequality and know that base pay is only one way that women are disadvantaged in the workplace. Recent research by myself and colleagues shines a light on how… This story continues at The Next Web
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The COVID-19 recession has slammed low-wage workers, and causing a highly uneven recovery for Black Americans, Hispanics and women.
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President Trump's planned hospital departure and continued fiscal stimulus negotiations helped boost US stocks on Monday.
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(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) NASA's Aqua satellite analyzed Tropical Storm Delta in infrared imagery as it moved through the Caribbean Sea. The imagery provided cloud top temperatures to identify the strongest areas within the storm.
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