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Kremlin rejects idea floated by Obama-era security advisor it stoked U.S. protests

The Kremlin on Monday rejected accusations it had played any role in protests rocking the United States, after former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice raised the possibility of Russian involvement.

social security - Reuters
6:02am PDT - June 1st, 2020

Cities in Poorer Countries Are at Risk as Covid-19 Spreads

Hot spots are emerging in urban areas across Africa,  Asia, and Latin America, where social distancing is challenging and missing work can mean not eating.

social security - Wired
5:00am PDT - June 1st, 2020

Why people are flouting life-saving social distancing precautions

Health experts say the reports of ignoring COVID precautions aren't surprising as different forms of risk assessment play out during crises.

social security - ABC News
9:07am PDT - May 30th, 2020

Flying private is the socially conscious choice during the pandemic for those who can afford it

  • Flying private has long been the status symbol of the wealthy due to the luxury associated with the practice but the decision to avoid commercial flights may now be the responsible choice for those who can afford it.
  • As airlines are struggli…

    social security - Business Insider
    6:58am PDT - May 30th, 2020

North Korea says it supports China's measures on Hong Kong

North Korea on Saturday expressed its support for China's decision to impose new national security laws in Hong Kong, calling it a "legitimate step" to safeguard the state security.

social security - Reuters
3:24pm PDT - May 29th, 2020

Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to China as a free finance hub?

Bankers and investors fear China's push to impose national security laws on Hong Kong threaten the city's future as an international financial centre. If it gets to that stage, Beijing's move will come at a cost for China's economy.

social security - Reuters
1:32am PDT - May 29th, 2020

US stocks erase gains, close negative after Trump announces Friday press conference on China

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  • US stocks erased earlier gains and closed negative on Thursday after President Donald Trump announced he will hold a press conference on Friday regarding China.
  • The early-day gains came as investors cheered positive trends emerging i…

    social security - Business Insider
    1:08pm PDT - May 28th, 2020

How Automattic pays its remote employees across different geographies

A growing number of tech companies is telling their employees they can work from anywhere, even after this pandemic has passed. A looming question, however, is how. Last week, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told employees that Facebook will adjust the pay of th…

social security - TechCrunch
3:27pm PDT - May 26th, 2020

D-ID, the Israeli company that digitally de-identifies faces in videos and still images, raises $13 million

If only Facebook had been using the kind of technology that TechCrunch Startup Battlefield alumnus D-ID was pitching, it could have avoided exposing all of our faces to privacy destroying software services like Clearview AI. At least, that’s the pitch that D-…

social security - TechCrunch
3:18pm PDT - May 26th, 2020

A massive database of 8 billion Thai internet records leaks

Thailand’s largest cell network AIS has pulled a database offline that was spilling billions of real-time internet records on millions of Thai internet users. Security researcher Justin Paine said in a blog post that he found the database, containing DNS quer…

social security - TechCrunch
8:12pm PDT - May 24th, 2020

Coronavirus: Creative solutions to social distancing

As some lockdown restrictions ease, countries are finding inventive ways to keep people safe in public spaces.

social security - BBC News
5:09pm PDT - May 24th, 2020

Hong Kong Police Fire Volleys of Tear Gas at Protesters

Thousands took to the streets Sunday to march against China's proposed tough national security legislation for the city.

social security - Time
1:42am PDT - May 24th, 2020

A Nike warehouse reportedly denied a Tennessee health official access to its facility after a worker died of COVID-19

  • A Shelby County Tennesee health official was denied entry to a Memphis Nike warehouse where a worker had died from COVID-19 days earlier, according to ProPublica.
  • When a Nike employee called the health official by phone the following day and…

    social security - Business Insider
    12:20pm PDT - May 23rd, 2020

Xi makes high-stakes power play in move to subdue Hong Kong

For Chinese leader Xi Jinping it is a high-stakes power play. His move to impose tough national security laws on Hong Kong risks reigniting pro-democracy protests that plunged the city into chaos last year, increasing tensions in an already fraught relationsh…

social security - Reuters
7:16am PDT - May 23rd, 2020

China proposes strict national security law to combat political unrest in Hong Kong

China proposes strict national security law to combat political unrest in Hong Kong. Beijing says that the law is necessary to "safeguard national security."

social security - ABC News
7:50am PDT - May 22nd, 2020

Beijing Says Imposing a National Security Law in Hong Kong Is Necessary. Democracy Activists Call It ‘the Saddest Day’ in City History

Beijing's controversial Hong Kong national security legislation has shocked democracy advocates and elicited swift rebuke from Washington.

social security - Time
4:49am PDT - May 22nd, 2020

TSA just announced 5 changes to airport security to combat coronavirus, but the biggest expected change is notably missing

  • The TSA announced several changes to the airport screening process, part of its effort to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
  • However, the agency did not announce passenger temperature screenings, something that airlines have been pushing for.<…

    social security - Business Insider
    9:09am PDT - May 21st, 2020

Hiring a retirement adviser might be a good idea if you're within 10 years of leaving work

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  • It might be a good idea to hire a retirement adviser if you're within 10 years of retiring.
  • A retirement adviser can help you refine your goals, choose a savings target, develop an income drawd…

    social security - Business Insider
    9:39am PDT - May 19th, 2020

FBI finds al Qaeda link after breaking encryption on Pensacola attacker's iPhone

The Saudi military trainee who killed three US sailors and wounded several others in a terror attack last year on a military base in Pensacola, Florida, was in touch with a suspected al Qaeda operative, according to multiple US officials briefed on the matter.

social security - CNN
5:30am PDT - May 18th, 2020

7 therapy apps for when you really need to talk to someone

Finding the right mental health counselor or therapist can be a long, frustrating process.  Without a recommendation from a trusted friend, it means sorting through internet or insurance listings of therapists, figuring out whether one would be a good fit for…

social security - Mashable
2:00am PDT - May 14th, 2020

How to calculate how much money you need to retire

  • Many experts recommend that working adults plan to have 70% to 80% of their pre-retirement income to use in retirement.
  • The 4% rule is a popular way for investors to calculate how much they need to save to hit their retirement income goals.<…

    social security - Business Insider
    3:05pm PDT - May 13th, 2020

Deliveroo criticized over “inadequate” PPE provision and income support for riders risking coronavirus exposure

UK food delivery giant Deliveroo has been called on to do more to protect riders’ incomes and safety during the coronavirus crisis. The ‘meals-on-wheels’ service couriers provide makes them key workers in a pandemic characterized by social distancing and ‘she…

social security - TechCrunch
7:07am PDT - May 13th, 2020

Airlines Struggle to Balance Scheduling Fewer Flights With More Travelers Seeking Social Distance

Many flights are starting to fill up as stay-at-home orders are lifted, complicating social distance guidelines and angering some passengers

social security - Time
1:20pm PDT - May 11th, 2020

US Marshals says prisoners’ personal information taken in data breach

A data breach at the U.S. Marshals Service exposed the personal information of current and former prisoners, TechCrunch has learned. A letter, sent to those affected and obtained by TechCrunch, said the Justice Department notified the U.S. Marshals on Decembe…

social security - TechCrunch
4:44pm PDT - May 8th, 2020

Defcon Is Canceled

For real this time. Its sister conference, Black Hat, has also been called off.

social security - Wired
3:54pm PDT - May 8th, 2020

RT @TrinityResists: Social Security & Medicare are paid & EARNED by every US worker. Unless you’re a millionaire—they pay to $110K; a tax l…

Bellatrixx2020 (@Bellatrixx2020)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Kathy Malek Palermo (@kjmpalermo)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Leon L. Sutton (@LeonLSutton)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @RBReich: This has been the GOP's game plan from the start: 1) Cut taxes on the wealthy and corporations, claiming they'll pay for them…

Constance Jackowiak (@ConstanceJacko1)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Cynthia (@CDBinSeattle)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @VanityFair: Republicans want Trump to deal with the exploding deficit by gutting Medicare and Social Security, and the president is rep…

runswith (@runswith)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @karolcummins: Trump won’t say it, but Republicans in the Senate will: Social Security and Medicare would be on the chopping block in a…

Mikel (@mikelking)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Stillbreathin #1 (@1Stillbreathin)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @SafetyPinDaily: David Koch reshaped America for the worse. His life's work was the destruction of others || Via: Independent https://t.…

Emile Syman (@emilesyman)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

I'm gonna use that to get into your social security account.

eggfucker1 (CEO of Furry Hate) (@SnapCubeEgg)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @soccerben: Trump tells Republicans he may begin cutting social security and Medicare if he wins in 2020. I think if the word gets ou…

Snitty Roach Motel (@MotelRoach)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Nice Dude #UnKochWorld #Resist (@DudeDarkmoney)
6:46am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @RBReich: This has been the GOP's game plan from the start: 1) Cut taxes on the wealthy and corporations, claiming they'll pay for them…

TPaul (@TamiPaul11)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BruceBartlett: Trump's Second-Term Plan For Social Security: Starve The Beast https://t.co/AhUrV0F4xg

L A Hannie (@RUMyHope2)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @QTAnon1: @tribelaw @robreiner According to the Social Security Administration, the most popular boys name in America right now is Donal…

John Fogarty (@fogey0)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

The federal government levies payroll taxes on wages and self-employment income and uses most of the revenue to fund Social Security, Medicare, and other social insurance benefits.

WeAre (@circlesofameric)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

America wants Trump's Impeachment or Resignation (@RealSamMartin)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019
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Ashford Insurance (@AshfordIns)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @QTAnon1: @tribelaw @robreiner According to the Social Security Administration, the most popular boys name in America right now is Donal…

Mashup (@Michg66)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Chickenfried Frank - humuhumunukunukuapua'a (@snivvlization)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

J Clifton (@JCliftonWrites)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BruceBartlett: Trump's Second-Term Plan For Social Security: Starve The Beast https://t.co/AhUrV0F4xg

Jeff Schwarz (@jeffaschwarz)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @peaceandteachin: That will be fun to run on. Telling people all the money they have paid to Social Security and Medicare over the years…

Beverly O. (@bagglo)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @TrinityResists: Social Security & Medicare are paid & EARNED by every US worker. Unless you’re a millionaire—they pay to $110K; a tax l…

(@CatsRezist)
6:45am PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @BaseIncomeQuote: As incomes fall, hospital admissions for intentional self-harm rise, and when people reach Social Security age, suicid…

Cait Murray (@murraycait)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

OfLellie (@auntlellie)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @RBReich: This has been the GOP's game plan from the start: 1) Cut taxes on the wealthy and corporations, claiming they'll pay for them…

ohohyeah (@ohohyeah)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Currently Mad at Life (@Karis_Solis)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @NooriBadat: Beautiful #VIDEO: Amidst shutdown in #Kashmir, security forces personnel and local children enjoy a carefree game of cricke…

Mandir Wahin Banayenge (@jai1900)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @didikins4life: “Republicans on Capitol Hill say Donald Trump may be willing to cut Social Security and Medicare if he wins in 2020, rep…

Sunil Pande (@sunilpande)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @feather_chia: Who is my social security neighbor

Maligrant tumor (@GrantVonR)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Annee #VOTE BLUE NO MATTER WHO!!! (@AnneeFannee)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @didikins4life: “Republicans on Capitol Hill say Donald Trump may be willing to cut Social Security and Medicare if he wins in 2020, rep…

0ok (@0ok)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @TrinityResists: Social Security & Medicare are paid & EARNED by every US worker. Unless you’re a millionaire—they pay to $110K; a tax l…

mary decou harris (@mharri1)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Deal Breaker (@BlkHairedBetty)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @BrinaBrady: Trump tells Republicans he may begin cutting social security and Medicare if he wins in 2020 https://t.co/AhQUmh38xX

JWFrancesca (@bymarsam)
7:15pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @ACLU: Ramon Torres, a U.S. citizen, was detained for four days — despite carrying a U.S. passport, a driver’s license, and a Social Sec…

Margarita franco (@marfrancoinsm)
7:14pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

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7:14pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @RBReich: This has been the GOP's game plan from the start: 1) Cut taxes on the wealthy and corporations, claiming they'll pay for them…

Jim Boisse (@jimboisse)
7:14pm PDT - August 24th, 2019

RT @C_doc_911: For those who argued w/ me that Trump can’t touch SS/Medicare programs & I said he will: John Thune, 2nd ranking senate Repu…

Jaypeah (@Jaypeah)
7:14pm PDT - August 24th, 2019