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Foreign students weigh studying in person vs. losing visas

7 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By SUMAN NAISHADHAM, CHEYANNE MUMPHREY and HILARY POWELL PHOENIX - International students worried about a new immigration policy that could potentially cost them their visas...
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How Agile Principles Can Help Businesses Survive a Crisis

10 hours ago   |   Business

Right now, companies across dozens of verticals - from retail to restaurants, technology to travel, and everything in between - are struggling to forecast how they'll get...
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Africa to Become Testing Ground for “Trust Stamp” Vaccine Record and Payment System

11 hours ago   |   MintPress News

A biometric digital identity platform that “evolves just as you evolve” is set to be introduced in “low-income, remote communities” in West Africa thanks to a public-private...
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US targets $1.3 billion in French imports in tech tax clash

13 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

The Trump administration on Friday announced plans to impose taxes on $1.3 billion in French imports - hitting handbags and makeup but sparing cheese and wine - in retaliation...
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USTR announces duties on $1.3B in French goods in tax dispute

USTR announces duties on $1.3B in French goods in tax dispute

14 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The Trump administration announced Friday a 25 percent tariff on $1.3 billion worth of French handbags, cosmetics and soaps in retaliation for a digital services tax on U.S...
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Amazon says email to employees banning TikTok was a mistake

14 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By TALI ARBEL Amazon is calling an email that went out to employees Friday telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones a mistake. Amazon had told...
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Why Tencent is looking to buy Warframe parent company Leyou

Why Tencent is looking to buy Warframe parent company Leyou

15 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Tencent and Leyou Technologies are in exlcusive acquisition talks. This shoves Sony out of the conversation, but it could give Tencent more PC expertise.
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Debunked: Victoria's Secret RFID technology is not used to track customers

Debunked: Victoria's Secret RFID technology is not used to track customers

16 hours ago   |   New York Post

Recently, some social media users have been sharing images online of radio-frequency identification  tags on Victoria's Secret clothing items and claiming they are being used...
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White House advisory council calls on U.S. to increase AI funding to $10 billion by 2030

White House advisory council calls on U.S. to increase AI funding to $10 billion by 2030

16 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

PCAST, an advisory council within the U.S. Office of Science and Technology, recommends increasing government investment in AI research.
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Maryland school districts scramble to get more Chromebooks

Maryland school districts scramble to get more Chromebooks

17 hours ago   |   WBALTV

School officials across Maryland are working to make sure they have the right technology in place to meet the needs of students and teachers.
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Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

“The health and safety of our student-athletes and all those connected to Pac-12 sports continues to be our No. 1 priority,” Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott said. Read more ...

President Donald Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone

President Donald Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone

President Trump has commuted the sentence of Roger Stone, who was convicted on seven counts in November. Read more ...

Authorities searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King' zoo

Authorities searching for possible human remains at ‘Tiger King' zoo

Law enforcement responded to the Greater Wynnewood Exotic Animal Park Friday evening to search for possible human remains. Read more ...

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

Yarn-maker raises nearly $100,000 in days for COVID-19, Black Lives Matter

A businesswoman raised nearly $100,000 in just a matter of days to help charities that work directly with people in need. Read more ...

Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone, sentenced to 6 years in...

Trump commutes sentence of ally Roger Stone, sentenced to 6 years in ‘Russiagate' probe

US President Donald Trump has commuted the ‘Russiagate' sentence of Roger Stone, a political operative who briefly worked on his 2016 campaign, just as Stone was ordered to... Read more ...

Trump rally in Portsmouth postponed because of approaching tropical storm

Trump rally in Portsmouth postponed because of approaching tropical storm

President Donald Trump's planned rally in Portsmouth has been postponed because of the tropical storm moving up the East Coast. Read more ...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special...

A female soldier is joining the Green Berets ⁠- a first for the Army Special Forces unit

A female soldier for the first time will join the Green Berets, one of the Army's most elite units, after graduating this week from U.S. Army Special Forces training. Read more ...

Valentina Sampaio is first transgender Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model

Valentina Sampaio is first transgender Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model

The 23-year-old Brazilian beauty has made history. Read more ...

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

NHL and players union officially reach agreement to resume play

Drop the puck. The NHL and NHL Players Association officially ratified a four-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement, which will run through the 2025-26 season... Read more ...

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok by end of day

Amazon is banning employees from having the wildly popular TikTok app on their phones, citing “security risks” associated with the Chinese-owned company in a Friday memo. “If... Read more ...