Twitter’s new ban on political ads is a silent challenge to Facebook

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced his company is no longer going to allow political advertising on its platform. | David Becker / Getty Images Jack Dorsey’s announcement that Twitter is axing political advertisements ups the pressure on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to follow suit. Facebook is facing increasing blowback over its policy that allows politicians to lie in ads on its platform, and critics have been urging the company to stop running political ads. So…

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What you need to know about the House impeachment inquiry resolution

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington on Thursday, October 17, 2019. | Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images On Thursday, the full House will vote on a resolution detailing the process and next steps for the impeachment inquiry. On Thursday, House Democrats will vote on a resolution formally laying out the next steps and procedures of their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Technically, House committees…

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Puerto Rico’s new push for statehood, explained

A woman waves a Puerto Rican flag during a protest against the referendum over Puerto Rico’s political status in San Juan, on June 11, 2017. | Ricardo Arduengo/AFP via Getty Images Another bill to resolve the 128-year-old controversy. Puerto Rican leaders are pushing for statehood again. Rep. Jenniffer González-Colón, Puerto Rico’s sole non-voting member of Congress, introduced a bill Tuesday that would create a path for the US territory to become the 51st state. The…

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COINTREAU: liqueur icon unveils special designer bottle to mark 170th birthday

PREMIUM orange liqueur and French icon Cointreau, the mother of a million cocktail mixes and memorable moments, turns 170 this year and is marking the milestone with a limited anniversary edition bottle. PREMIUM orange liqueur and French icon Cointreau, the mother of a million cocktail mixes and memorable moments, turns 170 this year and is marking the milestone with a limited anniversary edition bottle. Simply The Best 7 Days A Week Powered by WPeMatico

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