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Toys R Us plans a small comeback with 2 stores this year

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

NEW YORK - The first two new Toys R Us stores - one in Texas, the other in New Jersey - will open in November as part of a small comeback of the defunct iconic toy chain in the...
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FaceApp poses potential national security and privacy risks, experts say

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

FaceApp has been downloaded from Google Play by more than 100 million people, all drawn in by a technological magic trick, an app that transforms your photo to show how you...
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Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defense Department after...
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Trump says he's looking closely at Amazon contract with Pentagon

1 day ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon's contract with the U.S. Defense Department after getting complaints from other...
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Fresh Thinking Needed to Keep Big Tech in Check

1 day ago   |   Real Clear Politics


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Europe is targeting Big Tech with new taxes. It's straining the transatlantic alliance

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

Trump's new investigation is only the latest skirmish.
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Biased Big Tech Discriminates Against Pro-Life Message

2 days ago   |   Real Clear Politics

At the White House this past Thursday, President Donald Trump held a summit calling out Silicon Valley for their censorship of conservative and pro-life voices online. My...
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Facebook rebuffs Waters on cryptocurrency delay

Facebook rebuffs Waters on cryptocurrency delay

2 days ago   |   Politico

A top Facebook executive on Wednesday refused demands by Rep. Maxine Waters and other Democrats to delay work on the company's new digital currency despite growing concern...
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Democrats call on Facebook to abandon Libra cryptocurrency

2 days ago   |   The Washington Post

Rep. Maxine Waters , chair of the House Financial Services Committee, compared Facebook to scandal-plagued Wells Fargo and said the tech giant shouldn't be allowed to proceed.
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The Latest: Facebook won't commit to starting small on Libra

2 days ago   |   Star Tribune

The Latest on congressional hearings on the reach of big tech :
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Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

Iran says it has seized British oil tanker

TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it has seized a British oil tanker that was passing through the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC's website, sepahnews.com, says the... Read more ...

Chuck Schumer: Child In Border Detention Center Said He Wasn't Able To Brush...

Chuck Schumer: Child In Border Detention Center Said He Wasn't Able To Brush His Teeth

The Senate Minority Leader and other Democrats described “awful” conditions for migrants at a facility they visited at the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Director Of National Intelligence Dan Coats Appoints New Election Security Czar

Spy world veteran Shelby Pierson will attempt to centralize election security efforts across the intelligence community with soon-to-be-designated agency leads. (Image credit... Read more ...

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility

Schumer decries 'awful' conditions at migrant detention facility

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer accused the Trump administration of treating detained migrants “like criminals” after touring a Texas detention facility on Friday, calling... Read more ...

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

Iran Seizes British Oil Tanker In Strait Of Hormuz

The incident, involving two foreign ships, comes a day after Iran seized another tanker and the U.S. claimed to have downed an Iranian drone. Read more ...

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

Trump To Nominate Eugene Scalia As Labor Secretary

If confirmed, the son of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia would replace outgoing Secretary Alexander Acosta. Read more ...

Restaurant Donates Sales From Day Of Trump's Rally To Immigration Group

Restaurant Donates Sales From Day Of Trump's Rally To Immigration Group

Matt Scully, owner of The Scullery in Greenville, North Carolina, said he and his wife wanted to celebrate diversity. Read more ...

New Hampshire Passes Law Requiring Free Menstrual Products In All Public Schools

New Hampshire Passes Law Requiring Free Menstrual Products In All Public Schools

“This legislation is about equality and dignity,” Gov. Chris Sununu said after signing the bill into law. Read more ...

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

Trump Picks Scalia Son for Labor Secretary

President Trump has picked one of late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's five sons as his next secretary of labor. "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to... Read more ...

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

House votes to raise minimum wage, uniting Dems after months-long struggle

The House on Thursday passed legislation to gradually raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour, following through on a key Democratic campaign promise and ending a... Read more ...