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D.C. Police make several arrests ahead of major pro-Trump election protest News 

D.C. Police make several arrests ahead of major pro-Trump election protest

WASHINGTON — Several people were arrested in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday in connection to protests ahead of Congress’ certification of the Electoral College votes on Wednesday. Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police said six arrests were made as of 9 p.m. ET, including some involving multiple charges. Those charges included a handful that were weapons-related, including carrying firearms without a license, possession of unregistered ammunition and possession of an unregistered firearm. Protesters were also charged with assaulting a police officer and simple assault. Tuesday’s rallies in support of President Donald Trump, who…

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What to do when your credit card application is denied News 

What to do when your credit card application is denied

If you keep turning in credit card applications only to get denied over and over, you might be wondering what’s going on. Thanks to legislation passed in the 1970s, credit issuers are required to tell you exactly why they declined your credit card application—so if you wait a week or so, you’ll get a letter explaining exactly why your application was rejected. Of course, just because you’ve read your adverse action letter doesn’t mean you still don’t have questions. Does getting denied for a credit card hurt your credit score?…

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Facebook Smart Glasses Coming ‘Sooner Than Later’ Without AR Technology 

Facebook Smart Glasses Coming ‘Sooner Than Later’ Without AR

Facebook Inc.’s planned smart glasses will arrive “sooner than later” in 2021, but won’t feature the kind of digital overlay technology that is associated with augmented reality, according to hardware chief Andrew Bosworth. The glasses, which are being built in partnership with Ray-Ban and parent Luxottica Group SpA, will connect to a device — though users won’t be able to overlay digital objects onto their real-world view, a foundational element of AR. “These are certainly connected glasses, they are certainly providing a lot of functionality, [but] we’re being quite coy…

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Mob storms Capitol as Facebook, Twitter roles come under fire News 

Mob storms Capitol as Facebook, Twitter roles come under fire

A mob of people stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday as weeks of President Donald Trump’s unfounded claims the 2020 election was stolen boiled over into a display of insurrection. The chaos, which included multiple reports that shots had been fired, came as Congress was assembled in the building to affirm the election’s results. Trump, who had spoken to a rally of supporters nearby, stirred up his fans, telling them “We will never give up, we will never concede.” The president also used Twitter to attack Vice President Mike Pence, who had earlier issued a…

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