January 25, 2021

Day: May 7, 2020

Mercury News Business

Facebook, YouTube remove ‘Plandemic’ video with ‘unsubstantiated’ coronavirus claims

By Elizabeth Culliford | Reuters Facebook Inc and YouTube, the video service of Alphabet Inc’s Google, said on Thursday that they were removing a video that made medically unsubstantiated claims relating to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The 26-minute video dubbed “Plandemic” went viral this week across social media platforms. It features Judy Mikovits, an activist […]

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Governors disregarding White House reopening guidelines

By Michelle R. Smith, Nicky Forster and Christina A. Cassidy | Associated Press Many governors across the U.S. are disregarding or creatively interpreting White House guidelines in easing their states’ lockdowns and letting businesses reopen, an Associated Press analysis found. The AP determined that 17 states do not appear to meet one of the key […]

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Milpitas council kills cannabis sales tax measure proposal

MILPITAS — After briefly reviving the idea of potentially placing a cannabis business sales tax measure on the November ballot, the Milpitas City Council has killed the proposal. The council on Tuesday night was scheduled to consider both a cannabis business sales tax measure, as well as a general sales tax measure, but ultimately decided […]

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