Woman Pretending To Be Brian Laundrie’s Ex-Girlfriend Seemingly Admits It Was All A Hoax

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OK Magazine

The jig is up! The woman claiming to be one of Brian Laundrie’s ex-girlfriends has been exposed as an imposter. The unnamed woman — who has been using the name Gabriella Darling on social media — recently pretended that she had previously dated the now-deceased 23-year-old who has been the focal point of the Gabby Petito murder case. Earlier this week, reports started circulating alleging that the woman was making the whole story up after the Laundrie family claimed they had no idea who she was. Now, according to a report from The Sun, the woman seemingly admitted that she was lying the whole … Read More “Woman Pretending To Be Brian Laundrie’s Ex-Girlfriend Seemingly Admits It Was All A Hoax”

RGA 3Q21 Commentary: Looking Inward And Looking Westward

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RGA Investment Advisors commentary for the third quarter ended September 2021, titled, “looking inward and looking westward.” Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The third quarter concluded with the worst month for equity markets since March 2020. That said, the month of September was hardly worth comparing to the peak of the COVID-19 induced panic. We underperformed markets during the quarter, and one adverse event in a portfolio company inflicted more pain than markets at large. We spent considerable time reflecting on this situation, which is further discussed below. While our … Read More “RGA 3Q21 Commentary: Looking Inward And Looking Westward”

Trump takes credit for Republican Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s win in Va.

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New York Daily News

Former President Donald Trump mostly resisted the temptation to get more involved in Glenn Youngkin’s Republican campaign for Virginia governor. But that didn’t stop Trump from taking credit for Youngkin’s upset victory in the Democratic-trending state. “If there were no Trump in this election, there would be no Glenn Youngkin,” Trump approvingly quoted right-wing radio host John Fredericks in an email message. Youngkin narrowly beat former Gov. Terry McAuliffe to win the Virginia governor’s mansion in the first major election since President Biden ousted Trump last year. The political neophyt… Read More “Trump takes credit for Republican Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin’s win in Va.”

Biden calls for an end to inaction in Congress after brutal elections

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AFP

Washington (AFP) – President Joe Biden returned from Europe Wednesday with a wake-up call for feuding Democrats holding up his sweeping domestic reforms in Congress — after a humiliating state election defeat that many blamed on inertia and infighting among the party’s lawmakers. “I do know that people want us to get things done,” he told reporters asking for his takeaway on longtime favorite Terry McAuliffe’s loss to a Republican newcomer in Tuesday’s Virginia governor’s election. “And that’s why I’m continuing to push very hard for the Democratic Party to move along and pass my infrastructu… Read More “Biden calls for an end to inaction in Congress after brutal elections”

Republican gains in Pa. and NJ are a ‘huge alarm bell’ for Democrats in 2022

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — In winning a governor’s seat in Virginia and delivering a too-close-to-call experience to the incumbent Democratic governor in New Jersey, Republicans are plainly energized ahead of next year’s midterm elections. In Pennsylvania, the GOP also appeared to be on the verge of possibly sweeping all four Pennsylvania statewide judicial elections in voting that tellingly reflected a surge in Republicans’ turnout. From Bucks County to Erie, Republicans also won big in local elections. All together, the election results pointed to trouble for President Joe Biden and Democrats in Washing… Read More “Republican gains in Pa. and NJ are a ‘huge alarm bell’ for Democrats in 2022”

Facebook to take ‘more proactive measures’ to monitor posts during 2022 polls

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Philippine Star

Rosette Adel – Philstar.com November 3, 2021 | 7:59pm MANILA, Philippines — Social media giant Facebook said it would implement platform policies that would prohibit inappropriate posts during the upcoming local and national elections. Asked if Facebook is applying the same community standard policies against posts on terrorism for posts related to the 2022 polls, Facebook said it would “take more proactive measures.” “Obviously, we don’t allow any kind of bad content. When there is an election coming up, we take more proactive measures,” Nawab Osman, Facebook head of Counter-Terrorism and Dan… Read More “Facebook to take ‘more proactive measures’ to monitor posts during 2022 polls”

Facebook Will Shut Down Its Facial Recognition Program

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Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) announced Tuesday it will shutter its facial recognition program and erase the face scan data of over a billion people. The internet giant uses the technology to identify faces in photos and videos, allowing users to tag another person. Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more “No Reason For The Timing”As reported by HuffPost, the decision will also impact automatic alt text (AAT), which creates image descriptions for blind and visually impaired people. The company asserted that AAT will no longer try to recognize people in photos but would otherwise function c… Read More “Facebook Will Shut Down Its Facial Recognition Program”

“Altcoins” Look Ready To Rally…

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When RiskHedge chief analyst Stephen McBride told me he was launching a crypto service, my first thought was… Q3 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more The timing could not be more perfect. The Crypto Market Is Sitting On The LaunchpadAs I’ll show you today, the charts tell me the entire crypto market is sitting on the launchpad. The crypto space hasn’t looked this primed to surge in a long, long time. If you’re new to RiskHedge, I’m a professional trader. I use price, volume, and other “charting” indicators to identify assets before they take off. Today, let’s look at the crypto market… Read More ““Altcoins” Look Ready To Rally…”

Azerbaijan chairs UNESCO meeting

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Azer News

By Laman Ismayilova A meeting of the Second Election Group chaired by Azerbaijan has held at the UNESCO headquarters. The meeting, chaired by Azerbaijan’s Permanent Representative to UNESCO, Ambassador Elman Abdullayev, was attended by the UNESCO Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences Gabriela Ramos and many others, Azertag reported. After the approval of the agenda, Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to UNESCO Alexander Kuznetsov made a statement on the results of the 212th session of the Executive Council as Vice-President of the Second Election Group of… Read More “Azerbaijan chairs UNESCO meeting”

Moving in Beirut is a luxury, public transport is the answer

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Al-Araby

On one of the walls in the Gemmayze neighborhood of Lebanon’s capital Beirut, “Retrieving Beirut” is written, and below it is a drawing of a taxi car. The writings on Beirut’s walls call attention to the indispensability of mobility, secured through the network of taxis and buses/vans, in “retrieving” the city back from the grips of an economic and political collapse. Amidst an economic crisis, which according to the World Bank could rank as the third worst in the World since the 1850s, residents’ access to affordable transportation has been threatened. Removal of crucial subsidies on fuel acc… Read More “Moving in Beirut is a luxury, public transport is the answer”