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UK business groups urge Britain, EU to find compromise: FT

No results matched your search Forex8 hours ago (Oct 17, 2020 07:45PM ET) © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: British Union Jack and EU flags are pictured before the meeting with Britain’s Brexit Secretary Barclay and EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Barnier in Brussels (Reuters) – More than 70 British business groups representing over 7 million workers have…

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Rights Groups Demand Lawmakers Stop Amazon’s Workplace Surveillance

On Wednesday, a group of civil rights groups within the Athena coalition published an open statement demanding lawmakers prohibit workplace surveillance, specifically methods used by companies like Amazon to retaliate against workers. In late September, Farhiyo Warsame—an Amazon warehouse worker at its Shakopee, Minnesota facility—was fired for “time off task” violations. Amazon’s surveillance technique, known…

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Partisan groups ready their war rooms for public relations fight over Barrett nomination

WASHINGTON — With the spotlight in Washington this week on the Senate Judiciary Committee’s confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, an army of outside partisan groups has set up rapid response operations to both defend and prosecute Barrett’s record and try to sway public opinion.Barrett’s nomination is moving forward despite objections from…

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Religious Groups Sue New York State over New COVID Restrictions on Worship

NYPD officers speak with Ultra-Orthodox Jews in the Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn, N.Y., October 7, 2020. (Yuki Iwamura/Reuters) Two religious groups filed suit against the state of New York on Thursday to protest new restrictions on worship in coronavirus clusters in parts of New York. While New York has seen low coronavirus spread throughout…

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AI ethics groups are repeating undoubtedly one of society’s traditional errors

International organizations and corporations are racing to develop global guidelines for the ethical use of artificial intelligence. Declarations, manifestos, and recommendations are flooding the internet. But these efforts will be futile if they fail to account for the cultural and regional contexts in which AI operates. AI systems have repeatedly been shown to cause problems…

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Right-Wing Groups Plan More Trump Caravans, Proud Boys Rally For Portland

TOPLINE Right-wing groups and a known extremist entity are planning a string of events in Portland, Oregon, this September, as Black Lives Matter protests continue in the city, leading to the possibility of further clashes following last week’s “Trump Cruise” vehicle caravan that stoked violence and ended in the death of one “Cruise” participant.  A…

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Voting groups scramble to reach college students in pandemic

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Chase Gaines wishes he could get more young people in North Carolina to answer their front doors and take his GOP flyer. Rick Hart longs for the days where he would wake up at 6 a.m. to prep for a day of campaigning in the streets of Atlanta to persuade his…

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Tab groups in Chrome are ready to make your browser nice and tidy

In brief: In May, Google teased us with an upcoming Chrome browser tweak that would allow us to group similar tabs and label them. It’s been in beta since then, but it’s ready for primetime as of today. On Tuesday, Google announced Chrome’s tab grouping feature rolled out to users, along with a few other…

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Chrome tab groups, improvements encourage users to go wild

Despite having the lion’s share of the browser market, Google Chrome is also notorious for being a battery and resource hog. That is especially true when you have dozens of tabs open but that is exactly how many Chrome users roll. Since it’s more difficult to force people to change their browsing habits without sending…

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Progressive Groups Are Getting More Selective In Targeting Incumbents. Is It Working?

In 2018, now-Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ayanna Pressley shocked the political world by unseating 20-year incumbents in their Democratic primaries. And this year, the trend continued with progressives Marie Newman, Jamaal Bowman and Cori Bush winning their own upsets against long-serving congressmen.1 Thanks to an increasingly powerful progressive campaign apparatus, there’s no question that the…