"We have certainly seen in the past a variety of foreign adversaries looking to amplify controversy in this country," Wray said. "And they use state media. They use social media. Some of that is through propaganda, some of that's through disinformation, some of that's through just fake information. And we are looking carefully at the prospect of foreign influence or foreign interference in all of the protests and activities that have occurred over the last few weeks." … [Read more...] about Wray reveals FBI ‘looking carefully’ at foreign interference in protests following George Floyd’s death
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Using Cook’s very change-averse ratings, of 11 competitive Senate races, nine are for seats currently controlled by the GOP, with Biden leading in the polls in five of the states with those vulnerable GOP seats. Given the recent trend toward straight-ticket voting — in 2016, every single Senate race was won by the party that carried the state in the presidential election — it’s extremely likely Democrats would win the Senate if they and Biden are performing as they are currently. That’s crucial, for the most obvious reason that a Senate majority would ease confirmation of Biden’s executive and judicial branch appointees. … [Read more...] about What Would a Democratic ‘Tsunami’ in November Look Like?
More specifically, the company, which received approval for $3.4 million in job growth incentive tax credits, is looking at a 70,000-square-foot laboratory costing $20 million in Boulder, Broomfield or Denver. The lab would eventually employ 106 people at an average annual wage of $125,142. … [Read more...] about Colorado remains on the radar of companies looking to expand during economic downturn
“The biggest thing that they're doing with it is they're positioning their outfielders,” said John Farley, the chief technology officer for Weather Applied Metrics. "Their thing to us was if you can get us 20 extra outs a year this is well worth whatever it costs because they can factor in that they can win x number of games because of that. … [Read more...] about Winds of change? Company looks at weather’s effect on ball
I’m hardly the only parent who’s not making the grade. New research suggests that by September, distance learning will have caused some students to lose the equivalent of a full school year’s worth of academic gains, as the vast majority have failed to consistently engage with remote assignments. … [Read more...] about Jimmy Failla: Our kids need to go back to school – As a dad, I know I’m not making the grade as a teacher