Following the killing of Daunte Wright by police in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center, authorities were expecting unrest in the Twin Cities on Monday evening. So state, county, and city government officials took what has become a familiar tack to keep protests at bay: setting a widespread curfew after 7 p.m. local time. The curfew, which…

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By Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Sarah Frostenson and Geoffrey Skelley, Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Sarah Frostenson and Geoffrey Skelley, Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Sarah Frostenson and Geoffrey Skelley and Galen Druke, Nate Silver, Sarah Frostenson and Geoffrey Skelley   More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS Independents have made up a larger portion of…

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Petrobras ordena manutenção que provoca aglomeração de milhares de trabalhadores em refinarias 3

Enquanto o país registra números recordes de mortes diárias por covid-19, a Petrobras resolveu aglomerar trabalhadores em suas refinarias Brasil afora. A estatal ordenou a contratação de milhares de funcionários temporários para fazer manutenção de suas plantas produtoras de gasolina, óleo diesel ou outros combustíveis. Apinhados nas instalações, os petroleiros e terceirizados sofrem com surtos…

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During the Trump presidency, many worried about the administration’s violation of long-standing norms. And former President Trump certainly did break with a number of enduring traditions, to the extent that his utter disregard for his office almost ceased to shock. But here at FiveThirtyEight, we have argued that Trump’s flouting of norms didn’t matter nearly…

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New research from a team at the University of Southern California provides further evidence that Facebook’s advertising system is discriminatory, showing that the algorithm used to target ads reproduced real-world gender disparities when showing job listings, even among equally qualified candidates. In fields from software engineering to sales to food delivery, the team ran sets of ads…

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Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Are Americans in favor of the celebrity politician post-Trump? Seems like it, according to recent polling. The consumer research platform Piplsay found earlier this week that 58 percent of respondents said they would like to see one or both of the actors Matthew McConaughey and Dwayne “The Rock”…

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