This despicable conspiracy theory is something Trump himself flicked at early on in the pandemic, but never fully embraced. Even the currently-under-indictment Steve Bannon, a frequent crony of Giuliani’s, seems to only walk up to the line of saying China manufactured the virus, without ever crossing it. While Giuliani has speculated about the virus’s origins before, outright stating this claim as fact is a step beyond. Even for someone who is, at present, infamous for participating in what appears to be a shady disinformation campaign against Joe Biden, this is a new low. … [Read more...] about Here’s something about Rudy Giuliani’s ‘Borat 2’ scene that’s even more incriminating
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"Gland Pharma was acquired by the Group in 2017. In 2018, it benefited from the growth of major products such as vancomycin, enoxaparin injection and caspofungin and recorded a 26.62 percent year-on-year increase in revenue as compared to 2017. Net profit rose 39.92 percent YoY," said the 2018 annual report of Fosun Pharma. … [Read more...] about Gland Pharma gets Sebi approval for Rs 6,000-crore IPO, set for first listing of an Indian firm with a Chinese parent
If Biden wins Biden is clearly the candidate of Silicon Valley, which leans decidedly liberal despite some pockets of conservatism. More important than ideology, however, is stability, and it’s widely assumed that having a steady presence in the White House would be a big improvement over the chaos of the past four years. Yes, the risk of someone like Elizabeth Warren being named Attorney General causes plenty of heartburn, but it’s still preferable to four more years of chaos. A Biden win would bring more stability to the tech labor market, allowing companies to make plans and actually stick to them. And while Biden hasn’t spoken much about the issue, it’s fair to assume that the restrictions Trump has imposed on immigration, especially H1B visas, will mainly be lifted, giving tech companies access once again to the international talent it desperately needs. … [Read more...] about Would a Democratic sweep help or hurt Silicon Valley?
Nevada voters have more time to return their ballots, which are not due until Nov. 10 if postmarked by Election Day. There, an estimated 962,000 ballots were still outstanding as of Wednesday, although it’s unlikely all those will be returned because the state decided to send a ballot to all 1.7 million active registered voters in the state. Some voters will choose to show up at the polls or just not cast a ballot. … [Read more...] about US Election 2020: Millions of mail ballots not yet returned in key states