Exclusive: Twitter boss says we’re moving fast on moderation as harmful content soars

Exclusive: Twitter boss says we’re moving fast on moderation as harmful content soars

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s Twitter is leaning heavily on automating content moderation, removing some manual checks and preferring to restrict distribution rather than eliminate certain speech entirely, its new head of trust and safety told Reuters. Twitter is also more aggressively restricting abuse-prone hashtags and search results in areas including child abuse, regardless … Read more

S&P 500 ends slightly lower after jobs report

S&P 500 ends slightly lower after jobs report

Job growth beats expectations Unemployment rate steady at 3.7% Ford falls due to weaker November car sales Dow up 0.1%, S&P 500 down 0.12%, Nasdaq down 0.18% NEW YORK, Dec 2 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 closed slightly lower on Friday, although the major indexes rebounded from their worst levels of the day as the … Read more

Police give update on killing of Migos rapper Takeoff

Police give update on killing of Migos rapper Takeoff

Byron Cage performs during Takeoff’s Celebration of Life on November 11 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Kevin Mazur/Getty Images) Family and fans celebrated rapper Takeoff’s life last month at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, in a three-hour superstar affair. The memorial service featured performances by Justin Bieber, Chloe Bailey and Yolanda Adams, as well as … Read more

US labor market shrugs off recession fears; keeps the Fed on a tightening path

US labor market shrugs off recession fears;  keeps the Fed on a tightening path

Nonfarm payrolls rose 263,000 in November unemployment rate steady at 3.7%; participation rates are falling Average hourly earnings rose 0.6%; 5.1 percent more year-on-year WASHINGTON, Dec 2 (Reuters) – U.S. employers hired more workers than expected and raised wages in November, shrugging off growing recession fears, but that is unlikely to stop the Federal Reserve … Read more

Japan, Britain and Italy will announce a joint fighter project as early as next week – sources

Japan, Britain and Italy will announce a joint fighter project as early as next week – sources

TOKYO, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Japan, Britain and Italy will announce a landmark deal as early as next week to jointly develop a new advanced jet fighter, two sources familiar with the plan told Reuters. For Tokyo and London, it represents the culmination of ever-closer defense ties, which in turn give Britain a greater security … Read more

Musk delivers first Tesla truck, but without performance and pricing updates

Musk delivers first Tesla truck, but without performance and pricing updates

Tesla delivers the first Semi to PepsiCo five years after its unveiling No details on electric cart orders or capacity The Semi uses existing Tesla engines to house the new Supercharger Dec 1 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc ( TSLA.O ) Chief Executive Elon Musk delivered PepsiCo’s ( PEP.O ) first heavy-duty semi-trailer on Thursday without … Read more

Blackstone’s $69 billion REIT is limiting buybacks in a blow to its ownership empire

Blackstone’s  billion REIT is limiting buybacks in a blow to its ownership empire

NEW YORK, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Blackstone Inc ( BX.N ) cut withdrawals from its $69 billion unlisted real estate income trust (REIT) on Thursday after a surge in buyout requests, an unprecedented blow to the franchise , which helped turn it into an asset management behemoth. Curbs occurred because redemptions hit predetermined limits, rather … Read more

Wall Street ends mixed; Salesforce pressures the Dow

Wall Street ends mixed;  Salesforce pressures the Dow

Salesforce declines as co-CEO exits plan Dollar General falls on annual profit cut U.S. manufacturing contracted in November for the first time in 2-1/2 years End of indices: S&P 500 -0.08%, Nasdaq +0.13%, Dow -0.56% Dec 1 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended mixed on Thursday as a selloff in Salesforce hit the Dow as traders … Read more

Ukraine claims that Russia is withdrawing forces from the river towns opposite Kherson

Ukraine claims that Russia is withdrawing forces from the river towns opposite Kherson

Kyiv: Russia withdraws some troops from Oleshka, nearby towns Heavy trench warfare in the east with the onset of winter The mayor of Kyiv says to stock up on food and warm clothes The EU has tentatively agreed on a price ceiling for oil Kherson, Ukraine, Dec 1 (Reuters) – Ukraine’s military said on Thursday … Read more

Florida pulls $2 billion from BlackRock in biggest anti-ESG sale

Florida pulls  billion from BlackRock in biggest anti-ESG sale

Dec 1 (Reuters) – Florida’s chief financial officer said on Thursday his department would divest $2 billion of its assets managed by BlackRock Inc ( BLK.N ), in the largest such sale by an environmentally opposed state, social and corporate asset management. governance (ESG) policies. The move will hardly dent BlackRock’s $8 trillion in assets … Read more