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Twitch bans major gaming sites after streamers threaten strike

Twitch bans major gaming sites after streamers threaten strike

Image: Twitch/Kotaku/VictorWard (Shutterstock) It’s been a rough 24 hours for people streaming purple. After a scandal broke a Twitch streamer had scammed viewers and peers out of an alleged $200,000 to fund a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive addiction, high-profile figures began pressuring the live-streaming company to fix the larger underlying problem. Gambling, many have been arguing …

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Twitch bans major gaming sites after streamers threaten strike

Twitch bans major gaming sites after streamers threaten strike

Image: Twitch/Kotaku/VictorWard (Shutterstock) It’s been a rough 24 hours for people streaming purple. After a scandal broke a Twitch streamer had scammed viewers and peers out of an alleged $200,000 to fund a Counter-Strike: Global Offensive addiction, high-profile figures began pressuring the live-streaming company to fix the larger underlying problem. Gambling, many have been arguing …

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Ukraine warns of 'nuclear terrorism' after strike near factory

Ukraine warns of ‘nuclear terrorism’ after strike near factory

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian missile blasted a crater near a nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine on Monday, damaging nearby industrial equipment but not hitting its three reactors. The Ukrainian authorities denounced this decision as an act of “nuclear terrorism”. The missile struck within 300 yards (328 yards) of reactors at the South …

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Top Twitch streamers like Pokimane and Mizkif threaten strike after $200,000 gaming scam

Top Twitch streamers like Pokimane and Mizkif threaten strike after $200,000 gaming scam

Screenshot: Twitch / Mizkif On Saturday, a Twitch streamer named Abraham Mohammed, better known to viewers as Sliker, admitted that he scammed fans and other content creators out of at least $200,000 to fund his Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Gaming addiction. In response, big-name streamers such as Imane “Pokimane” Anys, Matthew “Mizkif” Rinaudo, and Devin Nash …

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Dinosaur Extinction Asteroid

What really killed the dinosaurs and other life forms on Earth? Maybe NOT an asteroid strike

While some scientists believe asteroid and comet strikes are the cause of mass extinction events on Earth, new research from Dartmouth points to volcanic eruptions as the main driver. Research led by Dartmouth strengthens the link between mega volcanoes and mass extinctions. What killed the dinosaurs 66 million years ago at the end of the …

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Ukraine: Kryvyi Rih residents urged to take shelter as Russian missiles strike again

Russia hit the Ukrainian city of Kryvyi Rih again with cruise missiles on Thursday, after a devastating strike a day earlier destroyed a reservoir dam and caused widespread flooding. The latest attack on the hometown of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has caused severe damage. Two missiles hit the same tank hit on Wednesday, which was …

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Joe Hinrichs, former president of global operations for Ford Motor Company, has been named chief executive of CSX.  In this Sept. 27, 2018, photo, Hinrichs speaks during the Rouge 100 celebration of 100 years of production at the Ford Rouge plant in Dearborn.

Joe Hinrichs named CEO of CSX Railroad as rail strike negotiations wrap up

Joe Hinrichs, a former Ford Motor Co. executive, will take the helm Sept. 26 as chief executive of CSX, the third-largest railroad in the United States with 23,000 miles of track that hauls everything from automobiles to construction, agriculture, consumption and energy products. Hinrichs, reached by the Free Press on Thursday hours after the announcement, …

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Why the threat of a railroad strike is delayed but not gone

Why the threat of a railroad strike is delayed but not gone

The tentative agreement reached early Thursday after a marathon 20-hour bargaining session between the railroads and leaders of the engineers and drivers union means the strike that was due to start at 12:01 a.m. ET on Friday will not take place . But the agreement still needs to be ratified by rank-and-file union members for …

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Biden: tentative railroad labor deal reached, averting strike

Biden: tentative railroad labor deal reached, averting strike

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden announced On Thursday an interim rail labor deal was reached, averting a nationwide strike that could have been devastating to the economy ahead of the crucial midterm elections. Railroad and union representatives had negotiated for 20 hours at the Labor Department well after midnight to reach a deal because …

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Talks to avert crippling US rail strike continue overnight

Talks to avert crippling US rail strike continue overnight

Two rail unions, representing more than 50,000 engineers and conductors who make up the two-person crews that run the trains, are threatening the first rail strike in 30 years from 12:01 a.m. ET on Friday. Union leaders and railroad union negotiators began meeting with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh at his office in Washington, DC, at …

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