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The talks around the TikTok ban have escalated fast into reality as countries continue to investigate the potential security threat and the platform’s data and security policies.
WHAT YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT TIKTOK FOR BUSINESSCONNIE BENTONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020SEARCH ENGINE WATCH
Apple further escalated its fight with Epic Games, filing a countersuit to stop the game maker from using its own payment system for Fortnite.
APPLE COUNTERSUES EPIC OVER ‘UNLAWFUL’ FORTNITE PAYMENT SYSTEMVERNE KOPYTOFFSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
In response to the latest demand, Intuit’s lawyers took the rare step of escalating matters, filing a petition asking FTC commissioners to step in and significantly narrow the scope of what it had to produce.
THE FTC IS INVESTIGATING INTUIT OVER TURBOTAX PRACTICESBY JUSTIN ELLIOTTSEPTEMBER 8, 2020PROPUBLICA
The investigator said he would escalate the case and see if the facility had submitted any other suspect claims.
A DOCTOR WENT TO HIS OWN EMPLOYER FOR A COVID-19 ANTIBODY TEST. IT COST $10,984.BY MARSHALL ALLENSEPTEMBER 5, 2020PROPUBLICA
Amid escalating border tensions, India is staging a trade war of sorts against China.
WHAT IS INDIA TRYING TO ACHIEVE FROM A TRADE STANDOFF WITH CHINA?NIHARIKA SHARMASEPTEMBER 3, 2020QUARTZ
Know what to look for and keep an eye on your surroundings so you can manage any potential problems before the situation escalates, Perry says.
THE RIGHT WAY TO WALK YOUR DOGJOHN KENNEDYAUGUST 26, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
What’s happening in China right now, Webster says, is “legitimately very dark,” including the escalating oppression of Muslim Uyghurs in Xinjiang and the passage of the National Security Law in Hong Kong.
THE HUMAN COST OF A WECHAT BAN: SEVERING A HUNDRED MILLION TIESKAREN HAOAUGUST 13, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
AB 392 also addresses the fact that an officer’s own actions can contribute to escalating a situation.
AFTER THIS POLICE SHOOTING, EVERYTHING CHANGEDSARA LIBBYJULY 29, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Specifically, SB 230 highlighted de-escalation and interpersonal communication, “including tactical methods that use time, distance, cover and concealment, to avoid escalating situations that lead to violence.”
AGENCIES ARE UPDATING POLICIES TO COMPLY WITH NEW USE-OF-FORCE STANDARDSJESSE MARXJUNE 22, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
I think a lot of these things actually don’t work when things have escalated to a certain point.
WHAT DOES COVID-19 MEAN FOR CITIES (AND MARRIAGES)? (EP. 410)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 26, 2020FREAKONOMICS
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WORDS RELATED TO ESCALATE

  • advance
  • arise
  • ascend
  • bounce
  • bound
  • caper
  • cavort
  • clear
  • escalate
  • frisk
  • hop
  • hurdle
  • lop
  • mount
  • rise
  • rocket
  • saltate
  • skip
  • soar
  • spring
  • surge
  • vault
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