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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 Musk seeks to reassure advertisers on Twitter after chaos Musk seeks to reassure advertisers on Twitter after chaos 11/09/2022 07:47pm • Elon Musk sought to reassure big companies that advertise on Twitter on Wednesday that his chaotic takeover of the social media platform won’t harm their brands, acknowledging that some “dumb things” might happen on his way to creating what he says will be a better, safer user experience. The Former partner of Elizabeth Holmes wins delay in sentencing 11/07/2022 02:15pm • SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday granted a three-week delay in the sentencing of Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, the former lover and accomplice of disgraced Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes, to give probation officers more time to recommend his punishment for engineering a scam tied to Here's how to spot a 'ghost' job posting Here's how to spot a 'ghost' job posting 11/07/2022 10:22am • Since the pandemic turned the job market upside down, people have become more aware of "ghost" job postings. More Americans are looking for new jobs, either because they lost one or because they became part of "the great resignation," so ghost listings are affecting more and more job-seekers. Medicare enrollees warned about deceptive marketing schemes Medicare enrollees warned about deceptive marketing schemes 11/05/2022 08:29am • WASHINGTON (AP) — Mailers designed to look like official government forms. Buses sporting scam pitches for Medicare websites. TV commercials featuring celebrities who encourage people to sign up for Medicare plans that do not always include their current doctors. With Medicare’s open enrollment Judge scolds mother convicted in Qanon kidnapping plot Judge scolds mother convicted in Qanon kidnapping plot 11/03/2022 09:03pm • DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman convicted of plotting to kidnap her son from foster care after associating with supporters of the Qanon conspiracy theory was sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail and two years of supervised probation, after being reprimanded by the judge for a lack of remorse. Give How to Avoid Scams When Senior Dating Online 11/03/2022 08:00pm • If you're looking to meet new people and start a relationship during retirement, there are many online dating sites and apps available. You will typically be asked to create a profile that includes your picture and some basic details about your interests and personality. You can search for potential How to Find a Reputable Tax Preparer Near You 11/03/2022 08:00pm • For some people, annual taxes are easy to do on their own. But for those who have started a business, taken on freelance work or received unemployment benefits, it can be much more complicated. That's where a qualified, local tax preparer can help. However, finding a tax specialist isn't always easy Data Doctors: Spotting and avoiding phishing scams Data Doctors: Spotting and avoiding phishing scams 10/31/2022 05:53pm • Q: Are there any resources to help me teach my elderly parents how to spot phishing emails? A: Despite all the sophisticated methods used to prevent hackers from breaking into our personal accounts, they can all be bypassed if they can trick you into giving up sensitive information yourself. F Oprah Winfrey wants fans to know that she doesn't endorse weight loss gummies or pills Oprah Winfrey wants fans to know that she doesn't endorse weight loss gummies or pills 10/31/2022 07:32am • Oprah Winfrey is warning fans against falling victim to companies selling weight loss products using her name and image.On Sunday, the 68-year-old former talk show host and media mogul took to Instagram to distance herself from gummies being sold online, saying she does not endorse edible weight los Musk now gets chance to defeat Twitter's many fake accounts Musk now gets chance to defeat Twitter's many fake accounts 10/31/2022 06:35am • Twitter’s unending fight against spam accounts is now a problem for new owner Elon Musk, who pledged in April to defeat the bot scourge or “die trying!” He later cited bots as a reason to back out of buying the social platform. Now that the billionaire has completed the deal, he's faced wit How to Ask for and Write a Landlord Reference Letter 10/30/2022 08:00pm • A landlord reference letter is a normal part of the rental application process, providing landlords with an additional way to screen prospective tenants while allowing renters to strengthen their applications. A good recommendation doesn't take much time, but it should include important information Careful — scammers are using voter registration to glean personal info Careful — scammers are using voter registration to glean personal info 10/29/2022 09:40pm • Scammers are preying on your urgency and sense of duty to get your personal information, and one way they're doing it is with voter registration scams. Calling to say there's a problem with your voter registration, or that you're not registered at all, is a way scammers seek to get a hold of your
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