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Uber CEO: Some Of The Increased Scrutiny On Tech Is Deserved

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:39

The push to increase regulations on tech companies may be warranted, said Dara Khosrowshahi, chief of the ride-hailing service. "We are becoming such an important part of everyday life," he said.

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Judge Temporarily Protects Abortion Access At Missouri Clinic

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:28

A state judge's ruling on Monday will allow Missouri's only clinic that performs abortions to remain open for at least 10 more days.

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'Lives Are At Risk': Venezuelan Charities Struggle Under Shortages And Intimidation

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 15:08

Local aid groups play a growing role amid Venezuela's unprecedented humanitarian crisis marked by widespread malnutrition and deaths from preventable diseases.

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10 State Attorneys General Sue To Block T-Mobile, Sprint Merger

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:15

"When it comes to corporate power, bigger isn't always better," New York Attorney General Letitia James said. The plaintiffs say the proposed merger would limit competition and lead to higher prices.

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Jon Stewart Blasts Lawmakers In Hearing For Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 14:03

Stewart, a longtime advocate for victims and first responders of the 2001 attacks, said it was "shameful" more lawmakers didn't attend.

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Canada Bans Keeping Whales And Dolphins In Captivity

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 13:27

Parliament passed the Ending the Captivity of Whales and Dolphins Act in a move hailed by animal rights activists. Violations are punishable by fines of up to about US$150,000.

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Russian Journalist Ivan Golunov Is Freed, As Drug Charges Are Dropped

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:17

Authorities say there's not enough evidence to back up the charges against Golunov, who on Saturday was ordered to serve two months of house arrest.

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Expert Panel Recommends Wider Use Of Daily Pill To Prevent HIV Infections

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:14

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says people at high risk of being infected with HIV should be offered a daily pill containing antiretroviral medications. The drug's cost remains a hurdle.

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Watch Live: House Votes On Contempt Resolution Authorizing Lawsuits

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 12:03

The House of Representatives is debating — and then expected to pass — a measure that would empower the leaders of its committees to sue to get information for their Trump investigations.

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In 'The Enemy Of The People,' CNN Reporter Recounts His Time Covering President Trump

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:44

Jim Acosta comes across less like a reporter than a rival in his book — giving his side of the history of his interactions with the president and the legal battle to regain access to the White House.

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'The Great Successor' Aims To Fill In Blanks On The Life Of North Korea's Kim Jong Un

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:13

Contrary to prevailing stereotypes, in Anna Fifield's reported story Kim is anything but a madman: Cold-blooded, for sure, but playing a calculated defensive strategy aimed at standing up his rule.

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Trump Wants To Limit Aid For Low-Income Americans. A Look At His Proposals

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:12

Low-income Americans who take advantage of government safety net programs could be affected by a number of proposed rules and actions in areas such as housing, food aid, overtime and immigration.

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Lizzo Is In The Eye Of A Superstar Storm

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 10:01

Lizzo is a singer, writer, rapper, producer and classically trained flutist who has been working towards her incredible, star-making moment for a long time.

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Women's World Cup: U.S. Is 'Ready, Excited, Hungry' As It Takes On Thailand

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 09:55

The U.S. enters its first game armed with enormous talent, deep experience and high expectations. The team is prepared for a long tournament run while staying focused on the opponent in front of them.

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Botswana's High Court Rules Homosexuality Is Not A Crime

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 08:32

"A democratic society is one that embraces tolerance, diversity and open-mindedness," Justice Michael Leburu said. Activists immediately celebrated the landmark ruling.

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Hackers Grabbed Security Camera Images Taken At Border Crossing, CBP Says

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:17

The photographs of license plates and people inside vehicles were taken over a six-week period at a single U.S. land-border point, the Customs and Border Protection agency says.

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What Aladdin—And Napoleon—Teach Us About Copyright

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:02

Disney's first wish: longer copyright protection. And Congress was their genie.

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How The Author Of 'Midnight Chicken' Unexpectedly Built A Life Worth Living

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 07:00

Ella Risbridger was suicidally depressed when she roasted a chicken and ended up writing an uplifting, genre-bending cookbook that reads like a magical mix of memoir, novel and self-help book.

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North Korean Leader's Slain Brother Was Reportedly Working With the CIA

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 06:36

Kim Jong Nam, who was attacked with a deadly nerve agent in a Malaysian airport in 2017, was in the country to meet with his CIA handler, according to The Wall Street Journal and a new book.

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Democratic Presidential Debates Could Reignite Warren-Biden Bankruptcy Fight

Tue, 06/11/2019 - 05:00

What a testy 2005 fight between Harvard Professor Elizabeth Warren and Delaware Senator Joe Biden can tell us about the two 2020 presidential candidates

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