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The protests planned to be held at several U.S. Google offices this weekend have been postponed by organizers. The so-called March on Google was announced after the company fired the author of a controversial memo about Google's diversity efforts and women's affinity for technical roles.

Details: In a statement posted online Jack Posobiec — the pro-Trump activist who organized the event — said that "credible Alt Left terrorist threats for the safety of our citizen participants" was a reason behind the decision. The statement said a "threat was made to use an automobile to drive into our peaceful march." No future date was given.

Context: The phrase "alt left" was used by President Trump yesterday to describe counter-protestors in Charlottesville during the white supremacist event that turned violent this weekend. Posobiec is a conspiracy theorist who has publicized things online like "Pizzagate," which alleged Democratic politician involvement in a child-sex ring.

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Senate advances Amy Coney Barrett nomination, setting up final confirmation vote

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The Senate voted 51-48 on Sunday to advance the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, setting up a final confirmation vote for Monday.

Why it matters: It's now virtually inevitable that the Senate will vote to confirm President Trump's third Supreme Court nominee before the election, which is just nine days away.

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Why it matters: The New York Times reports that at least five members of Pence's inner circle, including his chief of staff Marc Short and outside adviser Marty Obst, have tested positive for the virus. Pence tested negative on Sunday morning, according to the VP's office, and he'll continue to travel for the final stretch of the 2020 campaign.