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The New York Times buys Wordle

Source: NPR




The New York Times buys Wordle

January 31, 20225:50 PM ET

Rina Torchinsky

The New York Times has acquired Wordle, a simple word guessing game, for an undisclosed price in the low-seven figures, the newspaper announced Monday.

The game, created by Josh Wardle, will initially continue to be free to play.

Wordle, which was released in October 2021, is a daily word puzzle that has soared in popularity, amassing millions of daily players within months.

To play the game, players have six tries to guess a five-letter word. Many users choose to share their results a grid of green, yellow and black boxes on social media.

Read more: https://www.npr.org/2022/01/31/1077089945/the-new-york-times-buys-wordle




Play it while it's in the wild.

Posted by Tactical Peek | Mon Jan 31, 2022, 10:48 PM (9 replies)

Trump advisers drafted more than one executive order to seize voting machines, sources tell CNN

Source: CNN

Exclusive: Trump advisers drafted more than one executive order to seize voting machines, sources tell CNN

By Zachary Cohen and Paula Reid, CNN

Updated 8:22 PM ET, Mon January 31, 2022

Reporter calls Trump WH draft executive order 'fictional thriller'

(CNN) Former President Donald Trump's advisers drafted two versions of an executive order to seize voting machines -- one directing the Department of Defense to do so and another the Department of Homeland Security -- as part of a broader effort to undermine the 2020 election results, multiple sources tell CNN.
The idea of using the federal government to access voting machines in states that Trump lost was the brainchild of retired Col. Phil Waldron and retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, the sources said. Both Army veterans spread misinformation about the election being stolen from Trump.
While advisers publicly floated the idea at the time, revelations that two draft executive orders were actually drawn up for different agencies to carry out the job underscores the extent to which the former President's allies wanted to weaponize the powers of his lame-duck administration to overturn the election.

Any operation for the military or federal agents to seize voting equipment for political purposes would have been unprecedented in US history.





Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2022/01/31/politics/trump-executive-orders-seize-voting-machines/index.html
Posted by Tactical Peek | Mon Jan 31, 2022, 09:30 PM (22 replies)
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