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On Sunday, the Fort Bend, Texas, woman who went from headlines to handcuffs, due to the attention brought about by her "--- Trump" bumper sticker, shared a photo of a new decal she'd placed on her truck that takes aim at her local sheriff. Now to the very right of Karen Fonseca's "--- Trump and --- you for voting for him" sticker on the back window of her husband's white truck is the slightly smaller message, "--- Troy Nehls and --- you for voting for him," KHOU reports.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday unveiled plans to repeal a landmark 2015 order that barred internet service providers from blocking or slowing down consumer access to web content, and said the regulator will prevent states and cities from adopting similar protections. FCC chief Ajit Pai, a Republican appointed by President Donald Trump in January, said the commission will vote at a Dec. 14 meeting on his plan to rescind the so-called net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama that treated internet service providers like public utilities. The rules barred broadband providers from blocking or slowing down access to content or charging consumers more for certain content.
Firms in the "gig economy" are exploiting loopholes in employment law leaving workers worse off, say MPs.
Minicab drivers and delivery riders face an "unacceptable burden" of having to prove they are "workers" not self-employed, two Commons committees say.
They suggest that companies should be fined if they falsely classify workers and deny them benefits.
Google is taking its battle against misleading information to the real world. The company has partnered with the International Fact-Checking Network, a nonpartisan organization run by The Poynter Institute that advocates across the globe for accuracy in online articles. The IFCN holds an annual fact-checking conference, funds fellowships and provides training for would-be fake-news detectives, plus it's the author behind a widely accepted code of principles for media organizations.