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Zimbabwe investigative journalist Hopwell Chin'ono, appears at the magistrates courts in handcuffs in Harare, Thursday, Nov, 5, 2020. Chin'ono who is one of Zimbabwe's most prominent critics of President Emmerson Mnangagwas administration, faces contempt of court and "obstructing the course of justice" charges. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 05, 2020 - 9:49 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Shouting and commotion disrupted Zimbabwe's normally staid Magistrates Court Thursday when investigative journalist Hopewell Chin’ono was ordered to spend a third night in detention after a magistrate said she could only hear his case on contempt of court charges on Friday...
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Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven speaks during a news conference on the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic situation at the government headquarters in Stockholm, Sweden, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Sweden’s leader has gone into protective self-isolation even after a person close to him tested negative for COVID-19, as Sweden experiences a fall surge of coronavirus cases. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven broke the news on Facebook on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020 the same day as the Scandinavian country appeared likely to pass 6,000 overall coronavirus deaths. (Jessica Gow/TT News Agency via AP)
November 05, 2020 - 4:15 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Sweden's leader has gone into protective self-isolation even after a person close to him tested negative for COVID-19, as Sweden experiences its own fall surge of coronavirus cases. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven broke the news on Facebook on Thursday, the same day as the...
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Maricopa County elections officials count ballots, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, at the Maricopa County Recorders Office in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)
November 04, 2020 - 9:16 pm
As states across the U.S. release vote totals for the presidential election, some social media users are falsely claiming that ballots are being invalidated in Arizona. The supposed culprit: Sharpie markers. In what's come to be known as #Sharpiegate, social media posts suggest that election...
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In this Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 photo, the figure of Ant Group's mascot is displayed at the Ant Group office in Hong Kong. China's Ant Group will try to raise nearly $35 billion in its initial public offering in Shanghai and Hong Kong, which would make it the largest share offering in history. Alibaba-affiliated Ant Group, which operates a suite of financial products including the widely-used Alipay digital wallet in China and one of the world's largest money market funds, will hold dual listings in Shanghai and Hong Kong. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
November 04, 2020 - 4:46 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The world’s biggest online finance company was racing toward a stock market debut when it was derailed by Beijing's anxiety about risks in the fledgling industry, jarring global investors and deepening uncertainty about China’s financial markets. Regulators suspended Ant Group's...
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A man stops to watch election returns on electronic billboards in Times Square, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Associated Press
November 04, 2020 - 4:01 pm
After an extraordinary night of shifting vote counts and a rebuke of President Donald Trump, news organizations kept vigil Wednesday as Americans waited to learn who their next president would be. Methodical vote counting Wednesday left Democrat Joe Biden on the cusp of the presidency. The...
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Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford throws during the first half of an NFL football game against the Indianapolis Colts, Sunday, Nov. 1, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Tony Ding)
November 04, 2020 - 4:00 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford was placed on the Reserve/COVID-19 list, although his wife Kelly said on social media he tested negative. It was the second straight day the team gave a player the designation. The Reserve/COVID-19 list was created for players who either...
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Chester County, Pa., election workers process mail-in and absentee ballots for the 2020 general election in the United States at West Chester University, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in West Chester., Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
November 04, 2020 - 3:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Election Day came and went without any overt signs of foreign interference affecting the vote, but that doesn’t mean the risk has faded. A prolonged vote-tallying period in swing states raises the prospect of multiple security concerns, including foreign or domestic disinformation...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. A tech-focused civil liberties group on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, sued to block President Donald Trump's executive order that seeks to regulate social media, saying it violates the First Amendment and chills speech. Trump's order, signed in late May, could allow more lawsuits against internet companies like Twitter and Facebook for what their users post, tweet and stream. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
November 04, 2020 - 12:00 pm
Ahead of the election, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube promised to clamp down on election misinformation, including unsubstantiated charges of fraud and premature declarations of victory by candidates. And they mostly did just that — though not without a few hiccups. But overall their measures still...
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A group of volunteers from Ithaca, N.Y., hand out free cookies to voters in Scranton, Pa., on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. A single voting machine jammed for just minutes Tuesday morning at a precinct in Scranton, Joe Biden’s hometown, but misleading posts on Facebook and Twitter claimed multiple machines there were down for hours. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
November 03, 2020 - 6:10 pm
A single voting machine jammed for just minutes Tuesday morning at a precinct in Joe Biden’s hometown of Scranton, Pennsylvania -- but misleading posts on Facebook and Twitter claimed multiple machines there were down for hours. Pennsylvania emerged as a hotspot for online misinformation on...
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Fox News Laura Ingraham takes a picture before boarding Air Force One to accompany President Donald Trump, at Green Bay Austin Straubel International Airport, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 03, 2020 - 3:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two of Fox News Channel's three prime-time opinion hosts — Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham — reached their biggest weekly audiences ever during the week leading up to Election Day. The third host, Sean Hannity, had his second-best week, with only his coverage of the 2020...
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