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Here are the major questions surrounding Robert Mueller's congressional testimony

Here are the major questions surrounding Robert Mueller's congressional testimony

15 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Former special counsel Robert Mueller faces Congress next week, an appearance that represents the culmination of two years of work since he was first appointed to investigate...
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Congress grills Big Tech over competition, money and power

18 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Big Tech faced tough questions Tuesday as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism...
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Trump Has Put Judges All Over The Courts With Awful Records On Voting Rights

Trump Has Put Judges All Over The Courts With Awful Records On Voting Rights

1 day ago   |   The Huffington Post

"This administration is weaponizing the federal judiciary to restrict the vote," the NAACP warns in a new report.
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Walsh lobbies lawmakers on housing protections for seniors

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

Mayor Martin J. Walsh was on Beacon Hill pushing legislation to protect elderly and low-income tenants from eviction amid the region's housing crisis, but landlords argue that...
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‘I Don't Trust You Guys': Lawmakers Unite to Take Aim at Big Tech

1 day ago   |   NY Times

A series of hearings on Capitol Hill showed the rising force of the political backlash against the country's tech giants.
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U.S. lawmakers take jabs at Amazon, Big Tech in antitrust hearing

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

Lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee's antitrust panel on Tuesday pressed an executive from Amazon.com Inc on allegations that it competed against its own sellers and...
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Money race kicks off in New York congressional contests

Money race kicks off in New York congressional contests

1 day ago   |   Politico

Congressional candidates are amassing war chests as competitive races take shape in several districts across New York City. Challengers on the left are taking on some powerful...
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Lawmakers grill Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple at antitrust hearing

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Representatives from Apple, Facebook, Amazon and Google are scheduled to testify in front of a House Judiciary Committee on antitrust issues.
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Amazon exec tells lawmakers the company doesn't favor own brands over those from third-party sellers

1 day ago   |   CNBC

At a hearing with the House Judiciary subcommittee on antitrust, an Amazon representative disputed a key argument about how it users sellers' data.
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Why Recent Antitrust Regulation Isn't Really About Consumer Protection

1 day ago   |   Fortune

In its second hearing today , the House Judiciary Committee continued its investigation into the tech antitrust issue. This latest iteration of “hipster antitrust” is nothing...
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Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of...

Hundreds of pages of emails about Tupac show Iowa official's fixation of rapper before his ouster

He hosted weekly "Tupac Fridays" to play his music in the office, and he marked his own 65th birthday with Tupac-themed cookies, including ones decorated with the words "Thug... Read more ...

Former Louisiana State University student convicted in fraternity hazing death

Former Louisiana State University student convicted in fraternity hazing death

The teen's parents said Wednesday that they were grateful for the verdict, even though it would not bring back their son. Read more ...

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

An 11-year-old's clever 'ice cold beer' sign sure got the attention of police

Everyone loves a lemonade on a hot summer day, but 11-year old Seth had an even better idea. Read more ...

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

House blocks maverick Dem's Trump impeachment effort

The U.S. House detailed a maverick Democrat's drive to impeach President Donald Trump for his recent racial insults against lawmakers of color. Read more ...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts...

Sexual assault charges dropped against Kevin Spacey in Massachusetts criminal case

During a July 8 court hearing, the accuser decided to invoke the Fifth Amendment. Read more ...

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

‘The Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife

A judge has issued a restraining order and Warner Bros. is looking into the allegations. Read more ...

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

FBI, Italy arrest 19 mafia suspects with ties to Gambino crime family

Their investigation revealed strong links between the Sicilian mafia of Palermo and American organized crime families - particularly the Gambino crime family of New York... Read more ...

Trump supporters chant 'SEND HER BACK' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar...

Trump supporters chant 'SEND HER BACK' as the president attacks Ilhan Omar at rally in North Carolina

Supporters of President Donald Trump chanted "SEND HER BACK!" at a rally in Greenville, North Carolina, in reference to Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar. The chants came as Trump... Read more ...

Pumpsie Green, first black player on Boston Red Sox, dies at 85

Pumpsie Green, first black player on Boston Red Sox, dies at 85

Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died at the age of 85. Read more ...

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

Man finds message in a bottle written 50 years ago, now searching for author

The man said he was looking for the author of the message who described himself in the note as a 13-year-old English boy traveling in a cruise ship along the southern... Read more ...