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Judge Ketanji Brown is an American attorney and jurist serving as a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit since 2021.

She was Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Miami, Florida, Ketanji Jackson attended Harvard University for college and law school where she served as an editor on the Harvard Law Review. She began her career with three clerkships, including one with U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Stephen Breyer. Prior to her elevation to an appellate court and from 2013 to 2021, she served as a district judge in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. Judge Ketanji Jackson was also vice chair-woman of the United States Sentencing Commission from 2010 to 2014. Since 2016, she has been a member of the Harvard Board of Overseers.

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On February 25, 2022, President Joe Biden announced that Jackson was his nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, filling the vacancy created upon Breyer’s retirement.

“I’m proud to announce that I am nominating Judege Ketanji Brown Jackson  to serve on the supreme court. Currently serving on the U.S.A court of appeals for the D.C circuit. She’s one of our nation’s brightest legal minds and will be an exceptional Judge” – Joe Biden.

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Mark Cuban Supports President Biden’s proposal To Cancel $10,000 In Student Debt Per Borrower

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Mark Cuban on the set of "Shark Tank". / Source: Africabusinessinsider.com

Mark Cuban supports Biden‘s proposal to forgive $10,000 in student debt per borrower as long as ‘ridiculous tuition fees’ are addressed alongside it: ‘We don’t want this being a perennial problem’

That’s a reversal from his previous position that cancellation would bail out universities.He said making sure higher-ed institutions can’t charge “ridiculous” fees is a more pressing issue.

Mark Cuban, one of the wealthiest people in America, is on board with student-debt forgiveness.

At least, partial student-debt forgiveness, Cuban told Insider. In addition to saying that community colleges should be free, the billionaire entrepreneur, TV personality, and owner of the Dallas Mavericks came out in favor of President Joe Biden’s proposal to cancel $10,000 in student debt per borrower.

“We don’t want this being a perennial problem,” he wrote in an email. “It has to be fixed. As far as how much should be forgiven, I’m good with the Biden proposal.”

Pressure has been mounting over the past two years for Biden to cancel student debt, especially as midterms approach. His campaign pledge to cancel $10,000 is, to this day, the strongest commitment he’s made toward relief.

Over the years, Cuban has been consistent about his view that lowering student debt would improve the economy, although his position has always been that colleges and universities charging “ridiculous tuition fees” is his biggest concern. In fact, he’s previously said that canceling student debt is “the worst thing you can do.”

“All it does is bail out the universities,” he saidin 2015.

Even though Cuban is in favor of easing some of the $1.7 trillion-plus in cumulative student debt among Americans, he still says the exorbitant cost of higher education is a more important target.

“How do we keep students from repeating the same mistakes?” he said.

Biden recently said that a decision on student-loan forgiveness would be made in the coming weeks, and while it’s unclear what amount he might settle on, some reports have suggested he might target the relief to those making under $125,000 a year a task Politico reported would be difficult for the Education Department to do on its own.

And Cuban’s concerns with soaring tuition are shared among other Democratic lawmakers pushing for debt relief. Michigan Rep. Andy Levin, the original sponsor of free-community-college legislation in the House, previously told Insider the student-debt crisis would “absolutely be exacerbated” if free college didn’t come next. And an education secretary who served under President Barack Obama told Insider earlier this year that the lack of free community college was a policy failure Biden could correct.

“This is really a moment to correct a policy mistake of the last 40 years in terms of federal and state disinvestment, particularly from public higher education,” John King said.

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Half of Joe Biden’s 22.2 Million Twitter Followers Are Fake, Audit Reveals

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US President Joe Biden delivers remarks during the National Peace Officers Memorial Service at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on May 15, 2022. An audit has found that almost half of Biden's followers on Twitter are fake. Stefani Reynolds / AFP/Getty Images

Almost half of President Joe Biden’s current 22.2 million followers on Twitter are fake accounts, according to an audit tool provided by software company SparkToro.

SparkToro’s tool found that 49.3 percent of accounts following the official @POTUS Twitter account are “fake followers” based on analysis of a number of factors, including location issues, default profile images and new users. News week reported.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who is currently trying to buy Twitter, has expressed concerns about the number of fake accounts and a potential crack down could see users such as Biden lose a huge number of followers.

Musk said early on Tuesday that his $44-billion deal to purchase the social media company could not go ahead until issues with fake accounts were resolved and he appeared to criticize Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal.

Musk, the world’s richest man, claimed that 20 percent of Twitter accounts were “fake/spam accounts” and that figure was “4 times what Twitter claims, could be *much* higher.”

“My offer was based on Twitter’s SEC filings being accurate,” Musk wrote. “Yesterday, Twitter’s CEO publicly refused to show proof of <5%. This deal cannot move forward until he does.”

It is not clear how Musk arrived at the 20 percent figure. He and Agrawal exchanged a series of tweets about the issue of fake accounts on Monday.

“We suspend over half a million spam accounts every day, usually before any of you even see them on Twitter. We also lock millions of accounts each week that we suspect may be spam, if they can’t pass human verification challenges (captchas, phone verification, etc),” Agrawal wrote.

The Twitter CEO also said the company has estimated “every quarter” that less than five percent of monetizable daily active users (mDAU) were spam accounts.

Musk initially responded to Agrawal’s 13-tweet thread with a poop emoji and later wrote: “So how do advertisers know what they’re getting for their money? This is fundamental to the financial health of Twitter.”

There has been speculation that Musk may be using the fake accounts issue to negotiate a better deal for Twitter. Twitter’s stock price is now $36.80 per share, significantly less than the $54.20 per share that Musk has offered.

SparkToro defines fake followers as “accounts that are unreachable and will not see the account’s tweets (either because they’re spam, bots, propaganda, etc. or because they’re no longer active on Twitter).”

The software company’s tool also found that Biden’s account has more fake followers than most.

Musk’s account has more than 93.3 million followers and SparkToro’s tool found that 70.2 percent of those accounts are fake.

Musk announced on Twitter on Friday that the deal to buy the company was “temporarily on hold pending details supporting calculation that spam/fake accounts do indeed represent less than 5% of users.”

Twitter has been reporting that five percent estimate since 2019 and it has been mentioned in the company’s last 11 quarterly reports.

Musk’s decision to put the deal on hold knocked 15 percent off Twitter’s share price in pre-market trading on Friday.

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Support To Will Smith Petition Sign Now!

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On Tuesday March 27, Will Smith slapped comedian Chris Rock at the Oscars ceremony for poking fun about Jada’s shaved head, a result of the hair-loss condition alopecia.

Following the slap, The Academy Of Motion Picture Arts and Science, which organises the awards ceremony released a statement to address the issue.

In the statement, the Academy said the 94th Oscars had been “overshadowed by the unacceptable and harmful behaviour we saw Mr Smith exhibit on stage”.

The Academy therefore banned Will Smith from participating in the Oscars gala and other Academy events for 10 years as a disciplinary action.

However, the film industry in response to the Oscars slap is trying to shut Will Smith down. The first thing that has happened is that his productions have been shut down. It has just recently come to light that Apple is delaying its next film with Smith to 2023.

Petition Support to Will Smith

One minute of shortcoming should not question a lifetime of achievements and goodness !

We ask all Will Smith’s business partner to maintain their projects with him ! (Like Netflix, Sony and Warner).

We also ask The Oscars Academy to reduce Will’s banning time, 10 years is disproportional!

We still want to see his greatness, now and forever, and we know he will make everything right

Sign petition here: Support to Will Smith petition 

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