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Fairfax Co. police want victims of cash-for-gold ruse to come forward Fairfax Co. police want victims of cash-for-gold ruse to come forward 12/02/2022 09:01am • Fairfax County police are still looking for more victims of a bizarre cash-for-fake gold scheme where drivers who stop to help a fellow driver on the side of the highway end up possibly getting abducted and intimidated into draining their bank accounts. Three people have been arrested in the Virg EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules EU warns Musk to beef up Twitter controls ahead of new rules 11/30/2022 08:10pm • LONDON (AP) — A top European Union official warned Elon Musk on Wednesday that Twitter needs to beef up measures to protect users from hate speech, misinformation and other harmful content to avoid violating new rules that threaten tech giants with big fines or even a ban in the 27-nation bloc. Th Do Keto Diet Pills Work, and How Do They Help You Lose Weight? 11/30/2022 07:00pm • If you've been trying to lose weight at any point over the past several years, chances are you've heard about, or possibly even tried, a ketogenic diet. This fat-heavy approach to weight loss has gained a lot of attention in recent years, but it's not the easiest diet to get quite right. Originally What Is a Bait and Switch Interview? 11/29/2022 07:00pm • If you've never heard of a bait and switch job interview, it may be because the practice was fairly rare in the past. But according to Matt Erhard, the managing partner of recruiting firm Summit Search Group, the unethical practice of having someone stand in for you as a proxy during an interview is Reston firm warns about a texting scam called 'Pig Butchering' Reston firm warns about a texting scam called 'Pig Butchering' 11/28/2022 08:34am • Phone call scams have morphed over the years into text message scams. A recent report said Americans receive an average of 16.9 spam texts every month. One of the newest ones has earned the name "Pig Butchering." "It is the idea of finding a target, fattening up the target, building trust Be aware of scammers during Black Friday, Cyber Monday shopping Be aware of scammers during Black Friday, Cyber Monday shopping 11/25/2022 10:21am • Black Friday is here and Cyber Monday is coming up with people looking to spend their money shopping online. However, there are some things you need to be aware of to avoid getting scammed. Online shopping fraud went up during the pandemic when people did most of their shopping online from the co UK police target spoofing site in massive fraud crackdown 11/24/2022 05:26am • LONDON (AP) — More than 70,000 potential victims of banking scams across the U.K. will receive text messages from police on Thursday asking for their help in what authorities are calling their biggest ever anti-fraud operation. British authorities have already arrested more than 100 people after t Editorial Roundup: United States 11/23/2022 11:52am • Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: Nov. 16 The Washington Post on post-FTX cryptocurrency: The supposedly responsible face of cryptocurrency turns out to have been anything but punctilious in his dealings — which should be a wake-up call to sleepy regulators and legis Musk restores Trump's Twitter account after online poll Musk restores Trump's Twitter account after online poll 11/19/2022 10:25pm • LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk reinstated Donald Trump’s account on Twitter on Saturday, reversing a ban that has kept the former president off the social media site since a pro-Trump mob attacked the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, as Congress was poised to certify Joe Biden’s election victory. M Elizabeth Holmes gets more than 11 years for Theranos scam Elizabeth Holmes gets more than 11 years for Theranos scam 11/18/2022 08:58pm • SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was sentenced Friday to more than 11 years in prison for duping investors in the failed startup that promised to revolutionize blood testing but instead made her a symbol of Silicon Valley ambition that veered into deceit. The sentenc Twitter risks fraying as engineers exit over Musk upheaval Twitter risks fraying as engineers exit over Musk upheaval 11/18/2022 06:53pm • Elon Musk’s managerial bomb-throwing at Twitter has so thinned the ranks of software engineers who keep the world’s de-facto public square up and running that industry insiders and programmers who were fired or resigned this week agree: Twitter may soon fray so badly it could actually crash. Mu What to know if you've applied for student loan forgiveness What to know if you've applied for student loan forgiveness 11/18/2022 01:58pm • NEW YORK (AP) — President Joe Biden’s plan to provide up to $20,000 in federal student loan forgiveness has been blocked by two federal courts, leaving millions of borrowers wondering what happens next. The Justice Department on Friday asked the Supreme Court to reverse one of the lower court de Elizabeth Holmes faces judgment day for her Theranos crimes Elizabeth Holmes faces judgment day for her Theranos crimes 11/17/2022 07:55pm • SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday will decide whether disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes should serve a lengthy prison sentence for duping investors and endangering patients while peddling a bogus blood-testing technology. Holmes’ sentencing in the same San Jose, California, Senators to FTC: Probe Twitter security, take needed action Senators to FTC: Probe Twitter security, take needed action 11/17/2022 06:08pm • WASHINGTON (AP) — Reacting to the tumult and mass layoffs at Twitter under its new owner Elon Musk, a group of Democratic senators on Thursday asked federal regulators to investigate any possible violations by the platform of consumer-protection laws or of its data-security commitments. The senat Fed up young climate activists: 'Adults aren't listening' Fed up young climate activists: 'Adults aren't listening' 11/10/2022 01:58am • WASHINGTON (AP) — The climate change generation is saying officials are talking too much, listening too little and acting even less. And they are fed up. “Instead of talking about how to solve the climate crisis, they negotiate about how to continue polluting,” said Mitzy Violeta, a 23-year
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