Facebook removes hundreds of QAnon groups, citing public safety risks

Facebook Inc (FB.O) Facebook said on Wednesday it had removed nearly 800 QAnon conspiracy groups for posts celebrating violence, showing intent to use weapons, or attracting followers with patterns of violent behavior. The world’s biggest social network, saying it was expanding its policy on perceived risks to public safety, also imposed restrictions on the remaining […]

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Trump says ‘not happy’ with Goodyear; would swap tires on presidential limo

U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co (GT.O) of “playing politics” by forbidding workers from wearing hats supporting him, and said he would swap out the Goodyear tires on his limousine if there were an alternative. Trump told reporters he thought it was “disgraceful” that the company would prevent employees […]

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Fed’s Barkin says uncertainty is weighing on U.S. outlook

Uncertainty is weighing on the U.S. economic outlook, Richmond Federal Reserve Bank President Thomas Barkin warned on Wednesday, keeping households from spending, businesses from investing and even banks from extending credit. To reduce that uncertainty, he said, at least two things are needed: better control of the coronavirus, and more government aid for the unemployed […]

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