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Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more top executives quit

November 10 (Reuters) – New owner of Twitter Inc, Elon Musk, on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform going bankrupt, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a U.S. privacy regulator and the exit from the leader in enterprise trust and security. The billionaire on his first mass call with …

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US judge rules Biden’s student debt relief plan illegal

November 10 (Reuters) – A Texas federal judge ruled on Thursday that President Joe Biden’s plan to write off hundreds of billions of dollars in student loan debt was illegal and should be reversed, handing a victory to conservative opponents of the program . U.S. District Judge Mark Pittman, appointed by former Republican President Donald …

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Exclusive: Behind the fall of FTX, the fight against billionaires and a failed attempt to save crypto

November 10 (Reuters) – (This story contains language that some readers may find offensive in paragraph 2) On Tuesday morning, Sam Bankman-Fried, owner of cryptocurrency exchange FTX, caught his employees off guard with a grim message. “I’m sorry,” he told them. “I screwed up.” The reason for the mea culpa: Its announcement half an hour …

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Meet the historical actors of the 2022 midterm elections

CNN — The race to control Congress, as well as governorships and key statewide positions, has defined the 2022 midterms. In Washington, Republicans have aimed to break the Democratic trifecta by winning one or both houses of Congress. In battleground states, Democrats are looking to defend vulnerable governors and win crucial downside contests that could …

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When do polling stations close? An hour-by-hour guide to polling station closings on election night

CNN — The 2022 midterm elections will decide control of Congress, dozens of statewide offices, and ballot measures on key issues in many states. This is a guide by poll closing time for notable races – both competitive and non-competitive – that appear on the ballot. See race notes for Senate, Accommodation and governor by …

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No immediate end in sight for China’s costly zero-Covid policy

hong kong CNN — China has reiterated its unwavering commitment to its longstanding zero-Covid policy, despite growing public frustration the strict measures are costing the very lives they’re meant to protect. Unfounded rumors of an exit from the costly strategy had sent Chinese stocks soaring last week, but at a press conference on Saturday, Chinese …

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A University of Kentucky student was arrested after hurling racial slurs at a black student on campus

CNN — A University of Kentucky student is facing multiple assault charges after he repeatedly hurled a racial slur at black students on campus on Sunday, according to a university police report. Sophia Rosing, a 22-year-old white student, was charged with intoxication in a public place, fourth degree assault without visible injury, second degree disorderly …

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Nancy Pelosi reveals how she first heard her husband was attacked

Editor’s note: The interview with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will air on “Anderson Cooper 360” at 8 p.m. ET. CNN — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi revealed how she learned that her husband, Paul, had been attackedtelling CNN’s Anderson Cooper that she was “very scared” when Capitol police knocked on the door. Pelosi said in her …

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Long Covid: Paxlovid reduces risk of long Covid, Veterans Affairs study finds

CNN — Paxlovid, the antiviral pill that reduces the risk of hospitalization and death from Covid-19, also reduces the risk of long Covid, according to a new study by researchers from the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The study, published online as a preprint on Saturday, analyzed the electronic records of more than 56,000 veterans …

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Boston Bruins terminate contract with Mitchell Miller after NHL rules him ineligible to play in league

CNN — The Boston Bruins have canceled their contract with Mitchell Miller Sunday after the National Hockey League deemed him ineligible to join the team due to a bullying incident the player took part in as a young teenager. The decision is effective immediately, just days after the Bruins signed Miller to an entry-level contract …

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