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Tesla Sells Out of '$69.420' Short ShortsAfter a surge in Tesla's share price, CEO Elon Musk celebrated in typically understated fashion: He taunted short-sellers by selling short shorts through Tesla's online store, apparently setting the price at the first numbers that came into his head: $69.420. CNET notes the 420 part might be a reference...
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A 23-year-old man, Tong Ying-kit, arrives at a court in a police van in Hong Kong Monday, July 6, 2020. Tong has become the first person in Hong Kong to be charged under the new national security law, for allegedly driving a motorcycle into a group of policemen while bearing a flag with the "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our time" slogan. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Facebook, others block requests on Hong Kong user dataFacebook, WhatsApp, Telegram, Google and Twitter will deny law enforcement requests for user data in Hong Kong as they assess the effect of a new national security law enacted last week
The Associated Press9 hours ago
The U.S. Supreme Court is seen Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Supreme Court upholds cellphone robocall banThe Supreme Court has upheld a 1991 law that bars robocalls to cellphones
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019, protesters during a demonstration in Hong Kong.  The Chinese ambassador to Britain, Liu Xiaoming on Monday July 6, 2020, accused Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson of meddling in China's affairs by offering citizenship to 3 million people from Hong Kong following the imposition of a national security law.(AP Photo/Vincent Thian, FILE)
Chinese diplomat derides UK's move to offer HK citizenship The Chinese ambassador to Britain has accused Prime Minister Boris Johnson of meddling in China’s affairs by offering citizenship to 3 million people from Hong Kong following the imposition of a national security law
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this May 15, 2020 file photo, an Uber sign is displayed inside a car in Chicago. Uber finally got its food delivery company, acquiring Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, the ride-hailing giant confirmed Monday, July 6.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
Uber buys Postmates, ups delivery game in $2.65 billion dealUber has acquired Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal, expanding its footprint in the fiercely competitive delivery market
The Associated Press11 hours ago
At least 2 dead, 7 missing in boat capsizing in IndonesiaAn overloaded fishing boat carrying 28 people has capsized in eastern Indonesia
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Boaters flag down authorities to a crashed seaplane near Powderhorn Bay on Lake Coeur d'Alene on Sunday, July 5, 2020, south of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. The downed plane can be seen in the right side of the image. Two people died in a plane crash Sunday over Lake Coeur d’Alene Sunday, the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office told the Spokane Spokesman-Review. Investigators are checking initial reports that there were a total of eight passengers and crew on the two planes, the sheriff's office said in a statement Sunday night. (Stephanie Hammett/The Spokesman-Review via AP)
Sheriff: At least 2 killed in plane collision at Idaho lakeAuthorities in Idaho say two bodies have been recovered and as many as six other people are missing after two small planes collided over Lake Coeur d’Alene
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - This Feb. 8, 2018, file photo shows a sign along a highway to protests the route of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline in Deerfield, Va. The developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced Sunday, July 5, 2020, that they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project, citing delays and increasing cost uncertainty. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Developers cancel long-delayed, $8B Atlantic Coast PipelineThe developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have announced they are canceling the multi-state natural gas project due to delays and “increasing cost uncertainty.”
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this May 31, 2020, file photo, protesters march away from the State Capitol, in St. Paul, Minn. A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders has become a hub of misinformation and conspiracies theories that have pivoted to a variety of new targets. Their latest: Black Lives Matter and the nationwide protests against racial injustice. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Facebook groups pivot to attacks on Black Lives Matter A loose network of Facebook groups that took root across the country in April to organize protests over coronavirus stay-at-home orders have now pivoted to new targets
The Associated Press1 day ago
California firm's rocket fails in launch from New ZealandA California space launch company says one of its rockets failed to place seven payloads into orbit after liftoff from New Zealand
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FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2012, file photo, Venezuela's starting pitcher Tyson Brummett throws in the first inning against against Dominican Republic at a Caribbean Series baseball game at Quisqueya stadium in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Brummett and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah. The Utah County Sheriff’s Office says ex-pitcher 35-year-old Brummett of Salt Lake City was flying the small plane, which crashed near Box Elder Peak in American Fork Canyon just before 8 a.m. Friday, July 3, 2020. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano, File)
Ex-MLB pitcher Tyson Brummett, 3 others die in plane crashA former Philadelphia Phillies pitcher and three others died in a plane crash in rural Utah
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this June 20, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Tulsa, Okla. As his bid for a second term faces growing obstacles, President Trump’s primacy in the dizzying digital world is one of his top advantages, giving him a massive platform to connect with supporters and push a message that ignores his vulnerabilities related to the pandemic, unemployment and race relations. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
Trump, Biden fight for primacy on social media platformsFormer Vice President Joe Biden's campaign is feverishly working to develop a social media force that can compete with President Donald Trump's well-established digital “army” of meme makers and political influencers who retweet campaign messages in support of him
The Associated Press2 days ago
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