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Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study

Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: studyFacebook users aged 65 plus and conservatives are more likely to share fake news on the platform than younger or more liberal counterparts, according to a new study published Wednesday. Researchers from Princeton University and New York University analyzed the Facebook posts of nearly 1,200 people who agreed to share their data in the aftermath of the 2016 US presidential election. In fact, users over 65 — regardless of political affiliations — shared “nearly seven times as many articles from fake news domains” as 18 to 29-year-olds, the youngest age group studied.



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Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: study

Older people, conservatives more likely to share fake news: studyFacebook users aged 65 plus and conservatives are more likely to share fake news on the platform than younger or more liberal counterparts, according to a new study published Wednesday. Researchers from Princeton University and New York University analyzed the Facebook posts of nearly 1,200 people who agreed to share their data in the aftermath of the 2016 US presidential election. In fact, users over 65 — regardless of political affiliations — shared “nearly seven times as many articles from fake news domains” as 18 to 29-year-olds, the youngest age group studied.



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Howard Dean: Republicans will 'have a terrible time because they’re getting older and whiter'

Howard Dean: Republicans will 'have a terrible time because they’re getting older and whiter'Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was pleased with the party’s performance in last week’s midterm elections — and not just because it regained control of the House.



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Starbucks Discriminates Against Older Workers, According To Former Employees

Starbucks Discriminates Against Older Workers, According To Former EmployeesAndrea spent a recent 13-hour shift at Starbucks, where she works as a



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Older Ford Mustang Hits 150 MPH, Colorado Police End Pursuit

Older Ford Mustang Hits 150 MPH, Colorado Police End PursuitObviously, don’t try this at home – or on the highway.



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Missing Teen Girl Told School Older Man Was Her Stepdad, Police Say

Missing Teen Girl Told School Older Man Was Her Stepdad, Police SayA man who repeatedly signed a girl out of school before the two went missing was listed as her stepfather on documents.



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Older Couple Caught With 60 Pounds Of Pot Said It Was For Holiday Gifts: Police

Older Couple Caught With 60 Pounds Of Pot Said It Was For Holiday Gifts: PoliceA routine traffic stop in York County, Nebraska, on Tuesday turned out to be anything but routine.



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Tesla plugs older Model S as new buyers turn to Model 3

Tesla plugs older Model S as new buyers turn to Model 3By Alexandria Sage SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Electric-car maker Tesla Inc on Wednesday reported first-quarter revenue that more than doubled, and while saying the upcoming Model 3 was on schedule for July, it downplayed the mass-market vehicle to give a sales pitch for its more expensive Model S. Chief Executive Elon Musk’s bold approach to cars, space exploration and clean energy has fueled investor enthusiasm for Tesla. “We have seen some impact of Model S orders as a function of people being confused” that Model 3 is the upgrade to Model S, Musk said on a conference call. Tesla said it had $ 4 billion of cash on hand as it headed into the second quarter and expects year-to-date capital expenditures to be slightly over $ 2 billion by the time it starts Model 3 production – within its previous targeted range of $ 2 billion to $ 2.5 billion.



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GOP Health Insurance Plan Hits Older People Hardest

GOP Health Insurance Plan Hits Older People HardestHelen Bell, a 59-year-old former hospital worker, suffers from several chronic conditions that often land her in the hospital and require frequent doctor visits and expensive medications. But hea…



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GOP plan less generous than Obamacare for older Americans

GOP plan less generous than Obamacare for older AmericansWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans hate "Obamacare," so House GOP leaders freak out whenever their health care bill is compared to President Barack Obama's law. But one reason some conservatives are branding the bill "Obamacare Lite" comes down to the tax credits to help consumers buy insurance.



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