Bollywood stars Tabu, Taapsee Pannu, Anushka Sharma and Sonakshi Sinha are among the top 10 personalities generating the riskiest search results online in India, due to the malicious sites and viruses linked to their names, according to a list released by a cybersecurity company on Tuesday.

But it was global football sensation Cristiano Ronaldo who claimed the numero uno spot on McAfee’s Most Dangerous Celebrity list 2020.

On number two is Tabu, who recently starred in Mira Nair’s series adaptation of A Suitable Boy, followed by Thappad actor Pannu at three, actor-producer Sharma at four, and Sinha at five.

The second half of the list is also ruled by the entertainment industry, with singer Armaan Malik in the sixth place, actor Sara Ali Khan coming seventh, soap star Divyanka Tripathi in eighth spot, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the ninth place and playback singer Arijit Singh in the

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A right-leaning think tank went to court Monday to try to stop Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s proposed move to a graduated income tax, alleging that educational efforts around the ballot initiative use misleading statements to “conceal the threat of taxes on retirement income.”

The Illinois Policy Institute, along with three retirees, filed suit in the Cook County Circuit Court’s Chancery Division against Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White and members of the state Board of Elections, saying, if approved, the graduated income tax would “eliminate important structural safeguards that deter legislators” from imposing new taxes on retirement income and higher taxes on those with lower incomes.

In the suit, the institute says a pamphlet released by White contains “misleading statements,” specifically around the proposed amendment not taxing retirement income.

Those statements “are particularly dangerous to retirees and conceal the threat of taxes on retirement income,” the institute and other plaintiffs allege.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaving The Merrion Hotel in Dublin after a meeting with politicians to discuss regulation of social media and harmful content in April 2019.
  • We learned this week that the Trump campaign may have tried to dissuade millions of Black voters from voting in 2016 through highly targeted online ads.
  • The investigation, by Channel 4, highlighted a still little-understood online advertising technique, microtargeting.
  • This targets ads at people based on the huge amount of data available about them online.
  • Experts say Big Tech needs to be much more transparent about how microtargeting works, to avoid overblown claims but also counter a potential threat to democracy.
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The Trump campaign in 2016 used online ads to try and dissuade Black voters from voting, according to an investigation this week by UK broadcaster Channel 4.

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The delays in reporting drivers’ convictions and suspensions mean lawbreaking truckers continue to traverse the country with valid commercial licenses, putting countless other motorists in danger.

Some major trucking states — such as Mississippi and Texas — were late in sending nearly all of their conviction notices over the past five years. Even Massachusetts, which said it enacted reforms last year to address shortcomings exposed after a fatal crash, has still failed to comply.

Experts say these critical delays have cost lives.

“When you’re on an interstate highway, you’re frequently within three or four feet from an 80,000-pound tractor trailer rig that’s being operated by a driver who may not be qualified,” said Lane Kidd, managing director of the Trucking Alliance, an organization made up of some of the biggest trucking companies. “It’s a terrible situation.”

The Globe’s recent “Blind Spot” investigation showed how the increasingly deadly trucking industry —

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(Bloomberg) — The U.K. is one of the first countries in Europe to start withdrawing the emergency measures it extended to help the economy through the coronavirus, a move that could imperil millions of jobs.

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak this week ended a subsidy program aimed at helping the restaurant industry. A ban on evicting residential tenants in rent arrears is set to expire on Sept. 20.



a man wearing a suit and tie walking down the street: U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo Meets U.K. Lawmakers


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Over coming months, the government will have to decide whether to end — or extend — other measures that saw the government lend money to business or pay a portion of workers’ wages.

So far, the U.K. government has insisted it will stick to its deadlines, an approach that marks it out from much the rest of Europe. Germany has pledged to

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A study carried out by an Indian origin researcher indicated that air pollution can contribute significantly to cardiometabolic diseases, including diabetes.

The study was published in the journal of Clinical Investigation. Sanjay Rajagopalan, through his study, discovered that air pollution can be a risk factor that contributes to fatal problems such as heart attack and stroke.

Rajgopalan said in a statement: “In this study, we created an environment that mimicked a polluted day in New Delhi or Beijing.”

He added: “We concentrated fine particles of air pollution called PM2.5. Concentrated particles like this develop from human impact on the environment, such as automobile exhaust, power generation, and other fossil fuels.”

Rajgopalan and the team maintained that exposure to polluted air particles can lead to risk factors that are associated with heart diseases and type 2 diabetes.

These particles have been strongly connected to risk factors for disease.

For the

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Editor’s note: As part of its enforcement activities, the Food and Drug Administration sends warning letters to entities under its jurisdiction. Some letters are not posted for public view until weeks or months after they are sent. Business owners have 15 days to respond to FDA warning letters. Warning letters often are not issued until a company has been given months to years to correct problems.

Two food firms have received warning letters for misbranding. Misbranding is a food safety concern because undeclared allergens and other labeling problems are a serious threat to public health.

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A company in Pennsylvania is on notice from the FDA for not declaring milk, a major food allergen, on Whole Foods brand Vodka Sauce’s finished product label. This was the result of a mistaken switching of product labels. 

In a Aug. 5 warning letter the FDA explains

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a man holding a sign: People demonstrate at the Main Square in solidarity with Belarus. Krakow, Poland on August 20, 2020. Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images


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People demonstrate at the Main Square in solidarity with Belarus. Krakow, Poland on August 20, 2020. Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Anne Applebaum is a Pulitzer Prize-winning writer and historian, currently a staff writer at The Atlantic and a Senior Fellow of International Affairs and Agora Fellow in Residence at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Applebaum has written several books about totalitarianism in Eastern Europe, including “Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956,” and “Gulag: A History.” 

A DC native, she has lived and worked in Poland long enough to witness the fall of communism, an all-too-brief era of liberal democracy, and the subsequent rise of right-wing authoritarianism in the governments of Hungary, as well as in her own adopted country.

Her most recent book, “Twilight of Democracy: The Seductive Lure of Authoritarianism,” focuses on the assaults on liberal

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