Pennsylvania ballots can’t be tossed out over voters’ signatures, court says

Pennsylvania ballots can't be tossed out over voters' signatures, court says

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Pennsylvania’s Supreme Court ruled unanimously Friday on a key concern surrounding an avalanche of mailed ballots, prohibiting counties from rejecting them if the voter’s signature on it does not resemble the signature on the voter’s registration form. Two Republican justices joined five Democratic justices in the decision. The verdict was a victory … Read more

Turquoise Hill completes 10:1 share consolidation

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MONTREAL, Oct. 23, 2020 /CNW/ – Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. (Turquoise Hill or the Company) announced today that it has implemented the previously announced consolidation (or reverse stock-split) of the Company’s issued and outstanding common shares (the Common Shares) at a ratio of one post-consolidation share for every ten pre-consolidation shares, effective today, October 23, … Read more

Facebook wants the NYU Ad Observatory to quit collecting data about its ad targeting

Facebook combines Messenger and Instagram chats in new app for small businesses

Facebook wants a New York University research project to stop collecting data about the social platform’s political ad-targeting, The Wall Street Journal reported. The Ad Observatory, a project of NYU’s engineering school with more than 6,000 volunteers, uses its AdObserver browser extension to scrape data from political ads shown on Facebook. But Facebook says the … Read more

Trump, Mnuchin pressure Pelosi for COVID-19 stimulus package

Trump, Mnuchin pressure Pelosi for COVID-19 stimulus package

WASHINGTON — President Trump and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday accused House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of hijacking COVID-19 economic relief by spurning their offers of urgently-needed stimulus. Speaking in the Oval Office — just 11 days from the presidential election — Mnuchin, the administration’s point person on negotiations, said the ball was in the … Read more

‘First time over 400 yards carry’

‘First time over 400 yards carry’

OK, now it’s getting ridiculous. Ridiculous in an amazing, eye-popping way but ridiculous nonetheless. Bryson DeChambeau posted to his Instagram stories on Friday that he carried his driver more than 400 yards. His Trackman screen shows the actual number to be 403.1 thanks to a 211 mph swing speed. What’s more, DeChambeau says he did … Read more

Armenian-Americans have accused Azerbaijan of attempting to revive the 1915 Armenian Genocide as conflicts between the 2 countries persist in Nagorno-Karabakh

Armenian-Americans have accused Azerbaijan of attempting to revive the 1915 Armenian Genocide as conflicts between the 2 countries persist in Nagorno-Karabakh

Devastation caused by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. Reuters Armenian-Americans have called on the US government to condemn Azerbaijan and Turkey for the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh.  Some claimed the conflict is part of an effort to create a “pan-Turkic” region and “wipe out” Armenians.  Azerbaijanis deny those claims in what is the latest chapter in a yearslong … Read more