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126 Million People Could've Seen Russia's Election Posts, Facebook Now Says

126 Million People Could've Seen Russia's Election Posts, Facebook Now Says

A whopping 126 million people using Facebook in the US could've been exposed to 80,000 posts created by a Kremlin-linked entity seeking to disrupt the 2016 US presidential election and sow discord in its aftermath, according multiple reports Monday.The number is vastly higher than the 10 million people Facebook initially said were exposed to content created by the entity — called the Internet Research Agency — though that number referred only to its paid posts.This revelation about the Internet Research Agency's vast reach comes as Facebook prepares to testify in open hearings before the Senate and House Intelligence Committees Wednesday about Russia's manipulation of its platform. Facebook will also appear before the Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism of the Senate Judiciary C
The Sydney Anglican Diocese Gave $1 Million To The "No" Campaign

The Sydney Anglican Diocese Gave $1 Million To The "No" Campaign

The Anglican Diocese of Sydney has donated $1 million to the "no" campaign in Australia's postal survey on same-sex marriage.Archbishop of Sydney Glenn Davies announced the hefty donation in his address to the 51st Synod of the Diocese of Sydney on Monday afternoon.He told the gathering that the diocese had been a founding member of the Coalition for Marriage, along with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney, Marriage Alliance and the Australian Christian Lobby."The Standing Committee has also enthusiastically backed our participation in the Coalition For Marriage and has taken the bold step of drawing down one million dollars from the Diocesan Endowment to promote the 'no' case," he said.Davies told the gathering that "the stakes are high and the cost is high"."Yet the cause...
Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

Magazine Publisher Ordered To Pay Rebel Wilson $4.5 Million In Damages After Defamation Loss

In the Supreme Court on Wednesday morning justice John Dixon ordered Bauer Media to pay Wilson $4.5 million.Wilson, who wasn't in court, has vowed to donate the damages to charity. She could have had "lead roles" in multiple films if Bauer had "properly investigated" the allegations made against Wilson instead of pursuing its "own corporate objectives", he said."Substantial vindication can only be achieved by an award of damages that underscores that Ms Wilson's reputation as an actress of integrity was wrongly damaged in a manner that affected her marketability in a huge worldwide marketplace," he said. Wilson maintained throughout the trial she had never lied about her real name, age or childhood, and the jury returned unanimous verdicts in the acto...
How Many Of These Fucked-Up Things Would You Do For 5 Million Dollars?

How Many Of These Fucked-Up Things Would You Do For 5 Million Dollars?

Oops. Something went wrong. Please try again later Looks like we are having a problem on the server. 20. Would you work an average to well-paying job for 30 to 35 years, set up a rigid budget, set aside more than 50% of each paycheck in savings, open all the necessary investment and retirement accounts, and make conservative but wise financial investments?
24 Million Uninsured

24 Million Uninsured

WASHINGTON — The Republican health care plan would save Washington $337 billion over the next decade, but result in 14 million fewer people with insurance by next year and 24 million by 2026 compared to Obamacare, according to a new report by the Congressional Budget Office.While the CBO projects the GOP’s American Health Care Act would eventually fulfill one of its key goals of bringing down premiums, it paints an ugly picture for Republicans of heading into the 2020 election with higher premiums and millions more uninsured Americans.A projected 14 million more people would go uninsured in 2018 under the GOP law compared to Obamacare, mostly because would of the repeal of the latter’s individual mandate penalties. Some individuals would choose not to buy insurance giv