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Tuesday December 8th, 2020 evening edition

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Data scientist Rebekah Jones accused Florida Governor Ron DeSantis of trying to "intimidate scientists and get back at me, while trying to get to my sources" following an armed raid on her home.

According to an affidavit by an investigator with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, the message was traced to an IP address connected to Jones' house.

Jones told Cuomo Prime Time host Chris Cuomo that officers took her computers and cellphone.

- FL data scientist Rebekah Jones on having her home raided as part of a cybercrime investigation. — Cuomo Prime Time (@CuomoPrimeTime) December 8, 2020.

Following her removal, DeSantis criticized Jones during a press conference he held with Vice President Mike Pence.

She added that: "DeSantis needs to worry less about what I'm writing about and more about people who are sick and dying in his state.".

The Florida governor's office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have been contacted for comment. »

Apple Announces AirPods Max Over-Ear Headphones With Noise Cancellation, Priced at $549

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Apple today introduced new wireless over-ear headphones called AirPods Max, with key features including high-fidelity audio, Adaptive EQ, Active Noise Cancellation, and spatial audio.

Priced at $549, the headphones can be ordered starting today on and in the Apple Store app, with availability beginning December 15.

- Active Noise Cancellation: AirPods Max deliver immersive sound through Active Noise Cancellation so users can focus on what they are listening to. »

Coca-Cola named world’s worst plastic polluter for third straight year

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Coca-Cola has been branded the world’s worst plastic polluter for the third year in a row, in a damning report that further reveals the scale of the global plastic crisis.

In its annual audit of plastic waste found on beaches, rivers, parks and communities across the globe, Break Free From Plastic found Coca-Cola bottles were by far the worst offender.

According to research by Changing Markets Foundation, Coca-Cola remains the biggest plastic polluter in the world, with a plastic footprint of 2.9 million tonnes per year. »