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The sale of some big guns meets small-town politics in Cleveland suburb of Highland Hills

“An ATF spokeswoman said the agency has discussed the guns with Highland Hills officials, but she declined to provide any more information” writes Cleveland Com for cleveland.com. Several Highland Hills village council members also told cleveland.com they were not aware the police department took custody of the cache of guns until earlier this year.Stitt said he contacted Atwell’s Police and Fire Equipment in Painesville because the department had previously bought guns there. Source: cleveland.com

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Gold edges higher as Brexit uncertainty spurs safe-haven bid

“Media reports quoting EU officials as saying negotiators were close to a Brexit deal triggered a late afternoon rally across equity markets on Tuesday” reports cnbc.com. Asian shares were upbeat as Britain and the EU made headway on a Brexit deal ahead of a leaders’ summit.Spot gold was up 0.2% at $1,484.49 per ounce as of 0130 GMT. U.S. gold futures were 0.3% higher at $1,488.10 per ounce. Source: cnbc.com

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‘Examining Politics’ Oct. 7: Rep. Andy Harris, Gregg Jarrett, and Sean Spicer

“If you only have time for one news/politics podcast, “Examining Politics” is for you” reports washingtonexaminer.com. EST, “Examining Politics” is the perfect podcast to wrap up your busy day and bring you up to speed on everything happening in American politics today.Featuring some of the biggest names in American politics, journalism, and punditry, O’Connor focuses on the biggest political stories of the day with in-depth interviews and unique analysis. Source: washingtonexaminer.com

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Racism, sexism, and politics pose biggest risk for brand advertisers

“Racism, sexism, and politics pose the highest risks to brands buying media today, according to a brand suitability survey by services firm Channel Factory” writes Dean Takahashi for venturebeat.com. Channel Factory is based in Beverly Hills, California and does content targeting, brand suitability, and ad performance services on YouTube.In the U.S., polarizing politics was an issue, while fascism was more concerning to brands in the European Union.Advertisers have varying levels of sensitivity, and each brand requires a tailored approach, as their regions, cultural issues, and unique brand sensitivities combine to…

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Profit, not politics: What some Trump allies did in Ukraine

“The fourth is an American businessman with close ties to the Ukrainian energy sector” writes Associated Press for nbcnews.com. It also raises questions about whether Trump allies were mixing business and politics just as Republicans were calling for a probe of Biden and his son Hunter, who served five years on the board of another Ukrainian energy company, Burisma. Source: nbcnews.com

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News Platforms 

TikTok isn’t allowing political advertisements on its platform. Here’s why.

“In an October 4 blog post by Blake Chandlee, vice president of global business solutions at TikTok, the company announced it doesn’t believe that “paid political ads… fits the TikTok platform experience.”” writes Mae Yen Yap for mashable.com. The platform has been updated to reflect more localized approaches for the countries where TikTok is available for download. Source: mashable.com

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