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 Silicon Valley Cash Failing Effort to Abolish Death Penalty

Despite Silicon Valley executives’ expectation they could lead a national effort to abolish the death penalty by funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars into a California initiative, law enforcement and conservatives have raised cash to defend the death penalty, and appear headed

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Department of Corrections officials look through a window from the witness room, at right, outside the newly renovated death chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla. Even as President Barack Obama tries to make a hard case for sentencing …

Twitter Braces For Company-Wide Layoffs Under New CEO

Company co-founder Jack Dorsey, recently installed as CEO, has promised “big changes” for Twitter, and “has been vocal about the need to shake things up at the company, as user growth and engagement has stalled and the company’s stock has been battered,” according to Business Insider. Dorsey described the company’s flagging performance as “unacceptable” and promised to “ensure more disciplined execution” in a June conference call.

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