• Vice President Mike Pence claimed on Fox News on Wednesday that the Trump administration had created “more jobs in the last three months than Joe Biden and Barack Obama created in their eight years in office.”
  • Experts were quick to point out that Pence left out April, when the US lost 20.8 million jobs. The economy has since recovered just under half of those, or about 9 million.
  • The economy under Obama’s two terms recorded a net total of 11.6 million job gains.
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During a Fox News interview on Wednesday night, Vice President Mike Pence claimed that the Trump administration had created more jobs in the past three months than President Barack Obama did in two terms.

The startling claim set off a swift backlash on Twitter.

Pence told Fox News’ Sean Hannity that President Donald Trump had led the country through “the

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  • Andrew Yang has been added to the speaking roster for the August 17-20 Democratic National Convention, he announced on Thursday.  
  • “I’ve got to be honest I kind of expected to speak,” Yang tweeted on Tuesday after the initial DNC speaker lineup was unveiled and he wasn’t included on it. 
  • Yang ran for president in 2020 and gained national attention with his unique policy platform, which included a universal basic income of $1,000 a month for every American adult. 
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Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate, has been added to the speaking roster for the Democratic National Convention after previously expressing disappointment on Twitter that he wasn’t included. 

“I’ve got to be honest I kind of expected to speak,” Yang, who has 1.6 million Twitter followers, tweeted on Tuesday after the initial DNC speaker lineup was unveiled. He later joked, “maybe

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  • Facebook and Instagram have launched their “Voting Information Center,” an in-app tool for finding accurate information on voting ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
  • Facebook says a link to the voting center, first announced back in June, will also be attached to all posts — not just those from politicians — that have both accurate and inaccurate info about voting.
  • The move to deliver users the most accurate info regarding voting comes months ahead of the 2020 presidential election as Facebook faces scrutiny over the handling of political misinformation on its platform.
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A tool for promoting the most accurate information about voting in the 2020 election is rolling out today to users on Facebook and Instagram. 

The “Voting Information Center,” which CEO Mark Zuckerberg first announced in June, launched Thursday on Facebook and Instagram, the company announced. The tool will surface “authoritative” information

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Nokia (NYSE:NOK) stock is on fire at the moment after a stellar quarter pacified fears regarding the company’s future. Repaying the trust of long-term investors, Nokia stock is up almost 15% over the last six months.

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With its comeback story complete, the only question on the mind of several analysts is how far the stock will rise.

I believe NOK is not the kind of stock that will undergo a lot of peaks and valleys. After several years in the wilderness, the company has a solid strategy in place to make sure it increases live network deployments and 5G deals with each successive quarter.

Incoming CEO Pekka Lundmark has said that he wants to work against “complacency and accepting the status quo.” Strong words, but understandable, since this is Nokia we are talking about.

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Potential EV investors are curious to know more about AYRO (NASDAQ:AYRO) and AYRO stock. The company is only a few years old and produces low-speed electric vehicles.

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According to AYRO’s website, their focus is sustainable vehicles for campus management, last mile delivery, urban commuting, and campus transport.

AYRO’s vehicles are not aimed at chipping away at Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) market share. However, AYRO is aiming at a segment of the EV market without a clearly defined brand champion. 

Products and Utility Underpinning AYRO Stock

Ayro produces two vehicles, the AYRO 311 and the Club Car 411. They also list a power sports, 4-wheel, all-terrain vehicle which is a concept not in production. It is similar to Nikola’s (NASDAQ:NKLA) NZT and Reckless vehicles, but designed with off-road logistics in mind.

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