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‘Negate it on, I’m not backing down’: Arizona top election official Katie Hobbs holds fast against attempts to undermine the instruct’s election

Summary List Placement Arizona's top election official Katie Hobbs is preparing for Arizona counties to certify their election results on Monday's deadline after a tumultuous election cycle beset by unsubstantiated claims of fraud in Arizona's election, protests outside election offices, and attacks on the integrity of the process she oversees.  "We've been in communication with…

FDA advisory committee to discuss emergency authorization for Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine

Summary List Placement The US Food and Drug Administration will be hosting a meeting in just under three weeks to consider an emergency use authorization for Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, the agency announced Friday. Earlier this week, the pharmaceutical giant revealed that its experimental vaccine is 95% effective at preventing transmission of the coronavirus, citing a…

Staffers at BuzzFeed and HuffPost are worrying about layoffs and the future of their newsrooms as the two companies prepare to combine

Summary List Placement One digital media giant BuzzFeed is acquiring another, Verizon-owned HuffPost, in an all-stock deal that brings together two companies that have struggled to get profitable with big staffs to support and ad revenue declines in the pandemic. As part of the deal, Verizon Media is paying BuzzFeed an undisclosed cash investment and…

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Gods Will Descend is about killing gods… but you probably already got that from the title

I like a good on-the-nose title. No one reads the name Home Alone and wonders "Gee, think there are other people in the house?" No one goes into Airplane! wondering where the movie takes place. That's why I don't feel too bad telling you that gods will fall in Gods Will Fall. This is an action adventure…

Xfinity is bringing pricey data cap fees to more states in 2021

There's no good time to establish internet data caps and charge customers who exceed their too-low monthly limit, but this is a particularly awful time to do so. As reported by The Verge, Comcast is rolling out its 1.2TB monthly data cap – and the $10 per 50GB overage fee – to more states in…

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s dice game will be a real physical game soon enough

In the context of Assassin's Creed, the word "dice" is usually a synonym for all the different ways you can murder with a blade. Stab, shank, skewer, slice, chop -- you get the picture. In Valhalla, it's more associated with a charming little side activity. All throughout Assassin's Creed Valhalla's villages are random townsfolk who…

Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon Moreno named new UFC 256 main tournament; Ferguson vs. Oliveira co-main

UFC 256 headlining bouts UFC 256 main event: Deiveson Figueiredo vs. Brandon MorenoUFC 256 co-main event: Tony Ferguson vs. Charles Oliveira Just three days after Deveison Figueiredo defended his UFC flyweight championship, he has inked a deal to defend it against Brandon Moreno. Figueiredo headlined UFC 255, putting the flyweight belt on the line against…

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