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GOP House candidate JR Majewski refuses to drop out after disparaging Special Olympics athletes: 'I will not be threatened'

businessinsider.com GOP House candidate JR Majewski at a Trump rally in Youngstown, Ohio on September 17, 2022. Reuters/Gaelen Morse JR Majewski, a GOP House candidate in Ohio, recently called…

Senator Elizabeth Warren Advocates for a “Level Playing Field” and Regulations in Crypto and AI

cryptonews.com United States Senator Elizabeth Warren has emphasized the need for a legal “level playing field” in the cryptocurrency industry and has called for restrictions on major tech…

Google CEO calls AI tool’s controversial responses ‘completely unacceptable’

semafor.com The Scoop Google CEO Sundar Pichai addressed the company’s Gemini controversy Tuesday evening, calling the AI app’s problematic responses around race unacceptable and vowing…

ABC News president: Trump’s comments on Black voters ‘as racist as they come’

semafor.com The Scoop Kimberly Godwin, the president of ABC News, said privately that recent comments by President Donald Trump about Black people were “as racist as they come.” At the…

Capitol Hill dysfunction threatens US-Pacific pacts

semafor.com The Scoop Legislative dysfunction on Capitol Hill is fueling doubts among U.S. allies in the Asia-Pacific about Washington’s commitment to deterring China in the region’s…

Feds target journalist Tim Burke with law intended for hackers

reason.com People engaged in journalism frequently acquire information others wish would never see the light of day. This often means gathering tips in violation of workplace rules or…

Layoffs Target Remote Workers More Than In-Office Staff

pymnts.com For some workers, working from home no longer seems like an attractive option. As Bloomberg News noted in a recent report, the white-collar labor market has cooled, leading…

A startup sets out to fight misinfo with blockchain tech

semafor.com The Scoop A new startup wants to use blockchain technology to provide media organizations with a new tool to combat disinformation. This week, Now Media is launching…

Many small news nonprofits feel overlooked by funders. A new coalition is giving them a voice

niemanlab.org Here’s a question I bet you can’t answer without Googling: What’s Didelphis virginiana? And what does Didelphis virginiana have to do with local news? I couldn’t have…

Biden admin waives ‘Buy America’ requirements for some materials, electronics in multibillion dollar broadband program

semafor.com The Scoop The Biden administration is waiving certain “Buy America” requirements for its $40 billion effort to expand U.S. broadband access, according to documents shared…

Some Biden nominees languished in Senate limbo for hundreds of days

semafor.com The Scoop It took 505 days on average for President Joe Biden’s nominees for six undersecretary posts at the Pentagon to be confirmed by the Senate, according to new…

Top Analyst Predicts Bitcoin Price Rally, What’s The Scoop?

coingape.com In a thrilling turn of events subsequent to the price slump witnessed due to the massive crypto market liquidation yesterday, a renowned crypto market analyst, Ali Martinez,…

3 Stocks with Secret Growth Catalysts That Wall Street Overlooked

investorplace.com Discover the hidden potential of these overlooked growth stocks—opportunities that the street missed In stock investing, some gems shine brighter than others, yet often they…

Trader fired over off-color joke challenges hedge fund secrecy

semafor.com The Scoop A former senior trader is now claiming in court that his employment contract violated New York labor laws, a case charged with the politics of the #MeToo movement…

Mehdi Hasan joins The Guardian

semafor.com The Scoop The progressive pundit Mehdi Hasan is joining The Guardian following his abrupt departure from MSNBC. The Guardian US on Wednesday said that Hasan would join the…

Haley Super PAC ad hits Trump on donations to Kamala Harris

semafor.com The Scoop SFA Fund, the main pro-Nikki Haley super PAC, launched a new ad on Wednesday hitting Donald Trump on immigration that will run across South Carolina through the…

Elizabeth Warren Responds To Senate Challenge From John Deaton: “I’m Not Afraid”

cryptonews.com Progressive senator and staunch crypto skeptic Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) claimed on Tuesday that a well-funded member of the “crypto lobby” is vying to displace her from her…

Heritage recruits an army to build a Trump presidency playbook

semafor.com The Scoop Project 2025, the Heritage Foundation’s $22 million effort aimed at staffing up and preparing the next Republican administration, has signed on just over 100…

Pro-Israel group targets Post reporter

semafor.com The Scoop Pro-Israel groups, deeply critical of American news outlets such as the Washington Post over their coverage of the war in Gaza, have been working in public and…

Ad tech company makes case for journalism

semafor.com The Scoop An ad tech company is launching a new platform with a mission of persuading advertisers to return to news. Ad Fontes Media told Semafor that earlier this year, it…

State Department Inspector General probing suspension of Biden’s Iran envoy

semafor.com The Scoop The State Department’s Inspector General has opened an internal investigation into the steps leading up to and after the suspension of the Biden administration’s…

Kim Jong Un’s military threats put U.S. on edge

semafor.com The Scoop The Biden administration is closely monitoring a military buildup between North and South Korea along their Yellow Sea maritime border, alarmed by Pyongyang leader…

777's CFO resigns with Everton bid pending

semafor.com The Scoop The chief financial officer of 777 Partners, the cash-strapped investment firm trying to salvage its high-profile deal for the Everton soccer club, has resigned,…

A wealthy Saudi family is buying up failing Children's Place

semafor.com The Scoop What do the heirs to a Saudi banking dynasty want with an American children’s clothing store teetering on the edge of bankruptcy? Since The Children’s Place — once…

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