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Takeoff, member of rap group Migos, fatally shot outside private party in Houston, police say  CNN

Takeoff, member of rap group Migos, fatally shot outside private party in Houston, police say CNN

CNN — Takeoff, who was one-third of the platinum-selling rap group Migos, was shot and killed early Tuesday in Houston, Texas, a source close to the group confirmed to CNN. He was 28. Police received a call of a shooting in progress around 2:34 am local time, Houston Police Department Chief Troy Finner said at …

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After Elon Musk's antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now  CNN Business

After Elon Musk’s antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Hours before news broke on Thursday that he had completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk wrote an open letter to advertisers stressing that he doesn’t want the platform to become a “free-for-all hellscape.” But that attempt at reassuring the advertising industry, which makes up the vast majority …

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After Elon Musk's antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now  CNN Business

After Elon Musk’s antics on Twitter, advertisers may think twice for now CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Hours before news broke on Thursday that he had completed his $44 billion acquisition of Twitter, Elon Musk wrote an open letter to advertisers stressing that he doesn’t want the platform to become a “free-for-all hellscape.” But that attempt at reassuring the advertising industry, which makes up the vast majority …

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Elon Musk has pulled more than 50 Tesla employees into his Twitter takeover

Elon Musk has pulled more than 50 Tesla employees into his Twitter takeover

The Twitter profile page belonging to Elon Musk is seen on an Apple iPhone mobile phone. Nurphoto Nurphoto Getty Images New Twitter owner Elon Musk has pulled more than 50 of his trusted Tesla employees, mostly software engineers from the Autopilot team, into his Twitter takeover, CNBC has learned. Musk, who is CEO of automaker …

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Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving defends his tweet about a documentary deemed anti-Semitic and stands by sharing a video by Alex Jones |  CNN

Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving defends his tweet about a documentary deemed anti-Semitic and stands by sharing a video by Alex Jones | CNN

CNN — Brooklyn Nets star Kyrie Irving said that he is “not going to stand down on anything I believe in” after he was condemned by the owner of his NBA team for tweeting a link to a documentary deemed to be anti-Semitic. The star guard tweeted a link Thursday to the 2018 movie “Hebrews …

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After brands dump Kanye West, many people ask: What took so long?  |  CNN Business

After brands dump Kanye West, many people ask: What took so long? | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — Earlier this week Adidas ended its partnership with rapper and fashion designer Ye (who previously went by Kanye West). Its decision came around the same time that a flurry of other companies also cut ties with the artist — but weeks later Ye began making offensive remarks. Many wondered: What …

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Reports: Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, immediately fires CEO

Reports: Elon Musk takes control of Twitter, immediately fires CEO

Elon Musk has took control of Twitter and ousted its CEO and at least two other top executives, according to numerous reports. Two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press Thursday night that CEO Parag Agrawal and Twitter’s chief financial officer and top lawyer had been shown the door. The sources would not …

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Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari shares photo of coal miner who rushed from work for son's first game -- and invites the family to Lexington for a game |  CNN

Kentucky Wildcats coach John Calipari shares photo of coal miner who rushed from work for son’s first game — and invites the family to Lexington for a game | CNN

CNN — A Kentucky coal miner who rushed straight from work to take his family to a University of Kentucky Wildcats practice game is on the shortlist for father of the year and earned praise from legendary coach John Calipari, who shared a picture of him and expressed admiration for his hard work and dedication …

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Apple's new App Store rules over 'boosted ads' provoke Facebook again

Apple’s new App Store rules over ‘boosted ads’ provoke Facebook again

Meta Platforms CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at Georgetown University in Washington on Oct. 17, 2019. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Apple recently updated its App Store Guidelines with changes that, yet again, impact Facebook’s ad business. The new rule, introduced Monday, says that companies like Metawhich owns Facebook and Instagram, can offer apps …

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Eric McCormack and others remember Leslie Jordan: 'The funniest and flirtiest southern gent I've ever known' |  CNN

Eric McCormack and others remember Leslie Jordan: ‘The funniest and flirtiest southern gent I’ve ever known’ | CNN

CNN — The unexpected passing of television star and social media darling Leslie Jordan has spurred a flood of heartfelt tributes. The actor died on Monday, his talent agent Sarabeth Schedeen told CNN in a statement. He was 67. Jordan’s most recognizable credit was his time on “Will & Grace” as Beverly Leslie, a role …

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