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Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers

Battling Fake Accounts, Twitter to Slash Millions of Followers Image Twitter plans to start removing questionable accounts from users’ follower numbers on Thursday, reducing the total follower count on the platform by about 6 percent.CreditJeff Chiu/Associated Press By Nicholas Confessore and Gabriel J.X. Dance July 11, 2018 Twitter will begin ...

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Victims of Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi Scheme to Receive Millions More

Bernard L. Madoff, center, after a bail hearing in Manhattan in 2009. Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Victims of Bernard L. Madoff, the architect of one of Wall Street’s largest frauds, will receive another $ 504 million, proceeds from assets that the government seized after Mr. Madoff’s financial firm collapsed ...

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White House Increases Overtime Eligibility by Millions

By NOAM SCHEIBER May 17, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration, in a far-reaching effort to improve the lot of workers that has ignited criticism from business groups, announced on Tuesday that it was making millions more employees eligible for overtime pay. Under the new regulation to be issued by the Labor ...

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How a Condom Factory Rolls Out Millions of Rubbers a Day

The sun is coming out and your clothes are coming off. It’s time for a spring fling, baby. But are you ready for action? Sales for one of the world’s biggest condom manufacturers, Ansell, heat up with the temperature, whether it’s the company’s Lifestyles line in the US and Australia, ...

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Unhealthy environment a factor in millions of deaths worldwide

Steel factories belch smoke on Jan. 20, 2016 in Tangshan, China. Air pollution is one of the main environmental causes of deaths worldwide, a report states.(Photo: Xiaolu Chu, Getty Images) Living or working in an unhealthy environment caused almost one-quarter of all deaths worldwide in 2012, a report made public Tuesday by ...

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