She’s the target of a coronavirus conspiracy theory. Now she’s afraid for her life



Conspiracy theorists claim military worker Maatje Benassi brought coronavirus to China. She didn’t. Benassi speaks exclusively to CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan about how being the target of these theories has ruined her life.

“The false claims are spreading across YouTube every day, so far racking up hundreds of thousands of apparent views, and have been embraced by Chinese Communist Party media. Despite never having tested positive for the coronavirus or experienced symptoms, Benassi and her husband are now subjects of discussion on Chinese social media about the outbreak, including among accounts that are known drivers of large-scale coordinated activities by their followers. The claims have turned their lives upside down,” CNN’s Donie O’Sullivan writes.

Read more about Maatje’s story at CNN.com: https://cnn.it/2yR3ccc

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Amazon condemns Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for 'starvation wages'



Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez criticized Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos for being a billionaire while his company pays its warehouse workers “starvation wages.” Amazon says Ocasio-Cortez is “just wrong.”
In an interview with ABC News’ “This Week,” the New York Democrat blasted Amazon, claiming low worker pay contributes to Bezos’ status as the world’s richest person.
Amazon (AMZN) retorted in a tweet saying the company pays a $15 minimum wage and offers full benefits on employees’ first days on the job. The company also noted that it has lobbied to raise the federal minimum wage.

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Google CEO says YouTube must do better policing hate



In an exclusive interview with CNN’s Poppy Harlow, Google CEO Sundar Pichai talked about how his company must do a better job policing hate on YouTube, the looming antitrust probe by the US government and his journey from not owning a computer to running one of the largest tech companies in the world.
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Radically new Corvette features one surprising change



General Motors has unveiled the eighth generation of the Chevrolet Corvette. The model is, arguably, the biggest change for the Corvette since the sports car was first introduced in 1953.
The Corvette has changed a lot over the years, but it has always remained a front-engined, rear-wheel-drive sports car. The new 2020 Corvette has its engine behind the seats, a change that radically alters the car’s appearance and, certainly, how it will feel to drive.
“In terms of comfort and fun, it still looks and feels like a Corvette, but drives better than any vehicle in Corvette history,” said GM president Mark Reuss.

Read more here: https://www.cnn.com/2019/07/18/success/gm-corvette-stingray/index.html

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