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Friday August 20th, 2021 day edition

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By most measures Danny DeVito is exactly the kind of person you'd expect to be verified on Twitter.

That makes it all the more surprising that the popular actor abruptly lost the blue checkmark earlier today, to the consternation of his fans.

DeVito's verified status vanished after he tweeted in support of a strike by Nabisco workers.

He wrote, "Support Nabisco workers striking for humane working hours, fair pay, outsourcing jobs.

Support Nabisco workers striking for humane working hours, fair pay, outsourcing jobs.

NO CONTRACTS NO SNACKS — Danny DeVito (@DannyDeVito) August 18, 2021.

Danny DeVito when Twitter calls to give him back his verification — Rich (@UptownDC_Rich) August 19, 2021. »

Feds “deliberately targeted” BLM protesters on orders from Trump, Barr: report

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Federal prosecutors "exploited the expansive federal criminal code" to assert jurisdiction over cases that "bore no federal interest," the report said.

"The government greatly exaggerated the threat of violence" from protesters, the report said, noting that the "vast majority" of charges were for nonviolent offenses or restricted to property destruction.

The federal push came after directives from Trump and Barr to target protesters, which the report argued was intended to "disrupt the movement." »

Taliban bans women anchors from working after promising freedom

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New Delhi: Days after the Taliban assured the people of Afghanistan that they will be safe and promising that the women will continue to live with freedom, the organization reportedly banned women anchors from working in state television.

On August 17, the New York Times reported that the Taliban has “indefinitely suspended” women employees from state television.

The Taliban also prevented girls from going to school, and women from working outside the home. »

Among Us devs are sharing their frustration with Fortnite's Impostors mode

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Fortnite debuted its Impostors mode this week, and it's hard not to notice the similarities to Among Us.

And much like Among Us, Agents are assigned various objectives to complete, while Impostors need to blend in as much as possible.

"It would've been really, really cool to collab," Tran wrote in a tweet referencing Fortnite's Impostors mode. »