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Cash-strapped Trump campaign awaits a bailout from big donors

Republican Party megadonors are racing to bail out President Donald Trump’s cash-strapped reelection campaign, with a newly formed super PAC pouring a further$25 million into battleground states.

Preserve America is set to begin running a trio of TV commercials savaging Democrat Joe Biden as Republicans express growing alarm over the president’s absence from the airwaves. Trump — who went dark for part of August and has since cancelled advertising in key states — is being outspent more than 2-to-1 by Biden this week, according to the media tracking firm Advertising Analytics.

The outside group, which is expected to draw funding from prolific GOP givers including Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, is rushing to fill the void. Starting late this week, the super PAC will begin airing ads in seven states, including some where Trump is being badly outspent.

With Trump’s once-formidable cash advantage

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Big GOP donors rush to rescue Trump

Republican Party megadonors are racing to bail out President Donald Trump’s cash-strapped reelection campaign, with a newly formed super PAC pouring another $25 million into battleground states.

Preserve America is set to begin running a trio of TV commercials savaging Democrat Joe Biden as Republicans express growing alarm over the president’s absence on the airwaves. Trump — who went dark for part of August and has since cancelled advertising in key states — is being outspent more than 2-to-1 by Biden this week, according to the media tracking firm Advertising Analytics.

The outside group, which is expected to draw funding from prolific GOP givers including Las Vegas casino mogul Sheldon Adelson and Home Depot co-founder Bernie Marcus, is rushing to fill the void. Starting late this week, the super PAC will begin airing ads in seven states, including some where Trump is getting badly outspent.

With Trump’s once-formidable cash advantage

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Politics may finally make it big on the internet’s No. 1 website

Politics are hard to miss on YouTube this year.

Last month, Joe Biden made a splash when his campaign bought out YouTube’s homepage with an ad about sports stadiums that had been left empty by the coronavirus pandemic. The ad got more than 10 million impressions, his most ever on the site.

President Donald Trump’s campaign has purchased YouTube homepage ads, too, and he reserved the space again for early November as voting ends, Bloomberg News has reported. The ads are autoplay, making them all but unavoidable.

Beyond those ads, politics are popping up in all sorts of videos. A legion of well-practiced right-wing YouTube personalities, some with large followings, have been posting daily videos boosting Trump and launching attacks against Biden. And digital strategists for various political campaigns are exploring ways to seep political discussion deeper into YouTube’s niche audiences, placing ads alongside cooking shows, for example. Others are

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Politics may finally make it big on the internet’s No. 1 website: YouTube

Politics are hard to miss on YouTube this year.

Last month, Joe Biden made a splash when his campaign bought out YouTube’s homepage with an ad about sports stadiums that had been left empty by the coronavirus pandemic. The ad got more than 10 million impressions, his most ever on the site.

President Donald Trump’s campaign has purchased YouTube homepage ads, too, and he reserved the space again for early November as voting ends, Bloomberg News has reported. The ads are autoplay, making them all but unavoidable.

Beyond those ads, politics are popping up in all sorts of videos. A legion of well-practiced right-wing YouTube personalities, some with large followings, have been posting daily videos boosting Trump and launching attacks against Biden. And digital strategists for various political campaigns are exploring ways to seep political discussion deeper into YouTube’s niche audiences, placing ads alongside cooking shows, for example. Others are

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Amazon Gears Up for Big Week, With London Storefront and a Luxury App

LONDON — Amazon is ramping up efforts to raise its fashion — and luxury — profile with a series of projects set to make their debuts this week, including a digital storefront with London Fashion Week designers and the long-awaited launch of its luxury platform, a dedicated app showcasing brands from Europe and the U.S.

The Amazon Fashion x London Fashion Week digital storefront will offer spring 2021 collections and archival pieces across ready-to-wear, party wear, loungewear, lingerie and footwear from labels including Preen, Les Girls Les Boys, Grenson, De La Vali, Emilio de la Morena, Kat Maconie and Teija. It promises to extend the labels’ reach to “tens of millions” of customers.

An announcement is expected today.

The project is part of the wider series of initiatives known as Amazon Fashion Connects that sees the online retailer provide resources, infrastructure and delivery services to emerging and established young designers,

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Ontario premier defends province’s top doctor, ‘You cannot hold big parties,’ Dr. Tam warns

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As cases of COVID-19 continue to spread around the world, Canadians seem to be increasingly concerned about their health and safety.

Currently, there are more than 6,00 active cases of COVID-19 in Canada (with more than 131,000 diagnoses so far) and 9,100 deaths. Nearly 90 per cent of the country’s reported COVID-19 cases have recovered.

Check back for the latest updates on the coronavirus outbreak in Canada.

For a full archive of the first month of the pandemic, please check our archive of events.

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2 Big Money Moves for Your Largest Asset

It can be hard to make the next big financial move once you reach that midlife rhythm in life. Steady job — check. Short-term savings — check. Life insurance — check. Home ownership — check.

If you feel like you’ve already tallied the musts of a responsible adult, take a look at your largest asset — your home. Leverage the investment of your home and make your money work for you with a home equity line of credit (HELOC) or refinance through Figure.

While you can get the same services through almost any financial institution, Figure can reduce your wait time to mere minutes. A refinance or HELOC can be a game-changer once you’re focused on the financial long-term, and Figure makes both easy to figure out.

Refinance or HELOC? That is the question.

A refinance and a HELOC offer you 2 totally different avenues.

A mortgage refinance means you

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macOS Big Sur preview: five things you should know before installing

I generally find these changes pleasing enough, though obviously that’s a matter of personal taste. What’s been most jarring to me is probably that toolbar buttons are now just floating symbols, like you might find in iOS. There’s no “border” showing where to click, though when you hover your mouse over there’s a gray shadow showing what is selected. Most importantly, these visual changes don’t change the fundamental Mac experience.

Control Center is great, but Notification Center needs work

macOS Big Sur Control Center

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That said, Control Center represents a fairly significant change in how you manage your Mac. Like its iOS counterpart, Control Center on macOS groups a bunch of commonly used settings (e.g., WiFi, Bluetooth, Do Not Disturb) in one place. To see everything, just click the small “sliders” icon in the menu bar, up near the clock. 

Previously, settings like Bluetooth and WiFi sat directly in the menu bar for easy

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Independent Retailers May Benefit From Big Store Bankruptcies

The retail fallout has been extreme this year.

Coresight Research has estimated that 25,000 stores will close in 2020 — 55 percent to 60 percent of those in malls — as a result of the pandemic and the national lockdown that prevented all but those deemed essential to remain closed for months.

That pushed many players over the edge into bankruptcy including such household names as Neiman Marcus, J.C. Penney, J. Crew, Stein Mart, Stage Stores, Lord & Taylor and others.

Two of the major players in the men’s market have also succumbed to the pressure. In early July, Brooks Brothers filed Chapter 11 to get out from under a crushing debt load and halted sales due to the coronavirus. The company said it would close about 51 of its 250 stores. And although the business has been sold to Sparc Group, a partnership between licensing company Authentic Brands Group

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The Big Business attack on California’s landmark privacy law moves to the ballot box

Back in 2018, after years of consumers’ privacy rights being trampled by businesses with the indulgence of the federal government, California enacted its own consumer privacy law.

The California Consumer Privacy Act is a landmark. It gives Californians greater privacy protection than consumers anywhere this side of Europe.

a ballot initiative to strengthen the law and inoculate it from the mischief of business lobbies.” data-reactid=”25″But it’s imperfect and vulnerable to gutting by business interests working their magic in the state Legislature. So Alastair Mactaggart, the wealthy real estate investor behind the privacy law, has put up a ballot initiative to strengthen the law and inoculate it from the mischief of business lobbies.

The law is so new we don’t know what’s working and what’s not working.

Mary Stone Ross, opponent of Proposition 24, which would strengthen state privacy law

It will appear on the November ballot as Proposition 24.

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