Anthony Fauci revealed a chilling personal consequence of his prominence as the nation’s top infectious disease expert during the coronavirus pandemic.
Fauci said on Thursday that he’s received “serious threats” to himself, his wife and daughters ― requiring them to have extra security ― because of his public role as director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and adviser to President Donald Trump on the White House coronavirus task force.
“I’ve seen a side of society that I guess is understandable, but it’s a little bit disturbing,” Fauci told CNN political commentator David Axelrod on the latest episode of “The Axe Files” podcast.
“I mean, really? Is this the United States of America?” he asked.
Fauci’s warnings and advice on the public health crisis ― including advocating social distancing measures and face masks ― has repeatedly put him in conflict with the president and his allies. President
‘Tweet-tastrophe’? It could have been. Twitter hack reveals national security threat before election
It’s being called a “tweet-tastrophe.”
The Twitter accounts of some of the world’s biggest names were hacked Wednesday in a bitcoin scam. The FBI is investigating, and the Senate Intelligence Committee asked for a briefing.
“Tough day for us at Twitter. We all feel terrible this happened,” Jack Dorsey, the company’s CEO, tweeted. Twitter said Thursday the breach involved approximately 130 accounts, with hackers gaining control of a “small subset” of those.
The breach, as bad as it was – the largest in the social media company’s 14-year history – could have been much, much worse.
Had it been a foreign government looking to disrupt the election in November or bad actors looking to cause an international incident, mayhem would have ensued, Jennifer Grygiel, a communications professor at Syracuse University who studies social media, told USA TODAY.
Had the hack involved President Donald Trump’s Twitter account, @realDonaldTrump, it would have
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Patrick Starrr wants to bring “all-encompassing diversity” to the beauty industry.
Since Jan. 1, the Filipino beauty influencer has been asking his 4.6 million Instagram followers and 4.4 million YouTube subscribers to film themselves saying the following phrase: “Makeup is a one size fits all.”
The “ultimate gag,” Starrr said, is that phrase is the messaging for One/Size, his first cosmetics company and joint venture with Luxury Brand Partners. One/Size will debut at Sephora online on July 17 and in stores on July 30. Starrr will reveal the initial product offering and pricing on July 10.
In the seven years since he uploaded his first YouTube video, Starrr has become one of the leading voices in the beauty influencer industry. He paired with MAC Cosmetics in 2017 for a product collaboration that industry sources estimated would surpass $25 million in sales. The one-off
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While 64 percent of Generation Z, 60 percent of Millennials, 58 percent of Generation X, and 63 percent of Baby Boomers reported reduced spending throughout the pandemic, Clutch’s latest research found spending decreases were found to have affected each generation differently. Millennials, the company said, have been seen shifting spending habits to consider present concerns rather than focusing on the future.
In the early weeks of the pandemic, the company’s survey showed 60 percent of Millennials were spending less overall, though spending more on groceries, alcohol, restaurants, and health and beauty. Cost savings and increases are in part due to wide restrictions put on lifestyles. In fact, 40 percent of Millennials reported having increased grocery expenses during the pandemic. However, the company also found Millennials are saving money due to travel restrictions. Twenty-three percent have canceled existing travel plans and an additional 32