Wagner leader Yevgeny Prigozhin


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In an escalation of long-running tension between President Vladimir Putin and mercenary leader Yevgeny Prigozhin, Russian generals have accused Prigozhin of this traitorous act.

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The manufacturing company 3M has agreed to a $10.2 billion settlement related to contaminated drinking water. What class of “forever chemicals” have 3M products released into public water supplies?

PFAS are called “forever chemicals” because they don’t easily break down in the human body or in the environment. They’re found in many items—including nonstick pans, cosmetics, and firefighting foam— and have been linked to liver damage, developmental issues, cancer, and more. The settlement will be paid over a 13-year period to any municipality to test or treat contamination.

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Two IRS whistleblowers told Congress that Hunter Biden received preferential treatment in his investigation. Which of the following are their allegations?

14-year IRS veteran Gary Shapley, along with an unnamed IRS source, are the two whistleblowers. They claim that IRS investigators recommended a much harsher penalty, including attempted tax evasion and other felonies, than what Hunter Biden plead guilty to. Attorney General Merrick Garland has denied all allegations of preferential treatment.

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Due to the passing of the Online News Act, Meta announced that they are removing all news articles from Facebook and Instagram for users in Canada. What does the law do?

The Canadian Parliament passed Bill C-18, the Online News Act, which requires tech companies to pay domestic news outlets when articles are linked on the tech companies’ platforms. Supporters say it will make up for lost advertising revenue of news companies, while opponents say that it will disproportionately hurt small, independent outlets, and result in poorer quality information on the platforms.

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The FDA and Sunrise Growers, Inc have issued a recall of this food product sold at Walmart, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, and other retailers, due to possible listeria contamination.

Sunrise Growers issued a voluntary recall due to contaminated pineapple received from a third-party supplier. However, the recall affects other frozen fruit too, including mango, cherries, and strawberries. You can find the full list of products here.