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  • Big Tech hearing: Twitter, Facebook accused of colluding in censorship, taking political policy views   

    Big Tech hearing: Twitter, Facebook accused of colluding in censorship, taking political policy views  

    Sens. Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley grilled Twitter’s Jack Dorsey and Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg regarding their ‘monopoly on public discourse in the online arena’   by Michael Haynes Shared from Lifesite   WASHINGTON, D.C., November 17, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – In the latest Big Tech hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Facebook and Twitter CEOs were

  • ‘This is a monumental case’: Dept. of Justice files anti-trust lawsuit against Google

    ‘This is a monumental case’: Dept. of Justice files anti-trust lawsuit against Google

    The lawsuit, filed only this morning, states that ‘Google has willfully maintained and abused its monopoly power in general search services through anticompetitive and exclusionary distribution agreements’   by Michael Haynes   The lawsuit, filed only this morning, states that ‘Google has willfully maintained and abused its monopoly power in general search services through anticompetitive and exclusionary distribution agreements.’ WASHINGTON D.C,

  • New political movement seeks greater citizen participation

    New political movement seeks greater citizen participation

    ‘The citizens of Mexico must take the future in their hands:’ Sí por México   by Mexico News Daily   A new political movement opposed to the government of President López Obrador will be formally launched on Oct.s 20. Sí por México (Yes for Mexico) is committed to combatting corruption and ending polarization fostered by

  • Postpone new refinery, direct resources to essential activities: IMF   

    Postpone new refinery, direct resources to essential activities: IMF  

    The fund also urged more fiscal support to reduce economic effects of coronavirus by Mexico News Daily   The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has recommended that construction of the new oil refinery on the Tabasco coast be postponed. In a concluding statement after an official staff visit to Mexico, the IMF said that Pemex’s business

  • Warrants issued for soldiers, police in connection with Ayotzinapa case

    Warrants issued for soldiers, police in connection with Ayotzinapa case

    Those responsible in the case of 43 missing students have been identified: attorney general   by Mexico News Daily   For the first time, arrest warrants have been issued against soldiers and federal police in connection with the disappearance and presumed murder of 43 students in Guerrero in 2014. The Attorney General’s Office (FGR) announced

  • Catholic Amy Coney Barrett front-runner as Trump signals supreme court nomination plans

    Catholic Amy Coney Barrett front-runner as Trump signals supreme court nomination plans

    by ACI Press   WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Saturday signaled he would soon nominate a potential replacement to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Friday evening at 87. Judge Amy Coney Barrett, a Catholic mother of seven, is widely reported to be the front-runner in the president’s deliberations regarding

  • Aggression against journalists up 45 percent this year, says freedom watchdog

    Aggression against journalists up 45 percent this year, says freedom watchdog

    Most acts of aggression are threats of death or violence   by Mexico News Daily   For Mexico’s journalists 2020 will likely be the worst year for violence against them in a decade, according to a freedom of speech watchdog organization. Article 19, which reports on violence and intimidation against members of the press in

  • Lawyers for ex-cartel boss ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán file appeal

    Lawyers for ex-cartel boss ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán file appeal

    Jury misconduct, isolation from his attorneys cited as grounds   by Mexico News Daily   Lawyers for Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán have filed a second appeal to overturn his conviction and sentence of life plus 30 years handed down last year after he was found guilty of drug trafficking, money laundering, homicide, kidnapping and other

  • Coronavirus stimulus: New unemployment requirements make it tougher for workers to qualify

    Coronavirus stimulus: New unemployment requirements make it tougher for workers to qualify

    by Denitsa Tsekova Shared from Yahoo Finance   The extra $300 in weekly unemployment benefits provided under the president’s memorandum comes with new requirements, making it harder for jobless Americans to qualify. One in 5 jobless Texans — or around 350,000 people who currently receive benefits in the state — are ineligible for the $300