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Schumer: Chinese-owned TikTok app could lead to TSA data breach

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The US Transportation Security Administration said Sunday it was barring employees from using the Chinese-owned video app TikTok to post on the agency's website. The announcement came in the wake of warnings from Sen. Chuck Schumer that the popular app, which was banned by the Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies, could pose...
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TSA's use of TikTok social media app raises concerns about Chinese spies

TSA's use of TikTok social media app raises concerns about Chinese spies

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

A social media app owned by a China-based company should not be used by a government agency that oversees security at U.S. airports, Sen. Chuck Schumer griped on Sunday. The Transportation Security Administration has over the last year taken to TikTok, a video-making app popular among teenagers,...
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence

President Trump told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

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‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

The recommendation tells Americans to cover their mouths and noses in public, though medical-grade masks are just for medical workers. President Trump said mask wearing is... Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...

Navy Secretary says ousted ship Capt. Brett Crozier put sailors ‘at risk'...

Navy Secretary says ousted ship Capt. Brett Crozier put sailors ‘at risk' with coronavirus alarm

The fired aircraft carrier commander who raised alarm about a coronavirus outbreak placed his 5,000-man crew “at risk” of attack, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said... Read more ...