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1:18 p.m. July 14, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
My dying friend wants to marry me so I can have his Social Security — should I do it? This woman’s friend has Stage IV lung disease and made her a generous offer that she may refuseThis woman’s friend has Stage IV lung disease and made her a generous offer that she may refuse.
12:16 p.m. July 12, 2019 - Barrons.com
New Moonshots From a Silicon Valley Pioneer The storied VC firm has returned to its early-stage roots, with new bets in space, health, and software.
8:52 a.m. July 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Tropical Storm Barry threatens a long, slow drenching The National Hurricane Center predicts Barry will come ashore as the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, though a weak oneBuilding toward hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Barry began hitting Louisiana with wind and rain Friday as it closed in for what could be a long, slow — and epic — drenching that could trigger flooding in and around New Orleans.
2:34 a.m. July 12, 2019 - Associated Press
Tropical Storm Barry’s outer bands begin hitting southeastern Louisiana Warning in effect along Louisiana coast, and forecasters said the storm could make landfall as a hurricane by early SaturdayTropical Storm Barry’s wind and rain were starting to hit parts of Louisiana early Friday as New Orleans and coastal communities braced for a drenching from what’s expected to be the first hurricane of the season.
11:33 a.m. July 11, 2019 - Associated Press
Taxpayers paid roughly $5.4 million for Trump’s July Fourth event President Trump’s event took an estimated $5.4 million from funds for national parks, recreation fees and terrorist threat protections for the nation’s capitalPresident Trump’s event took an estimated $5.4 million from funds for national parks, recreation fees and terrorist threat protections for the nation’s capital.
9:59 a.m. July 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Amazon and Microsoft battle for opportunity to build Pentagon’s ‘war cloud’ Both want a crack at the $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military’s first ‘war cloud’ computing systemAmazon and Microsoft are both want a $10 billion opportunity to build the U.S. military its first war cloud’ computing system.
12:31 p.m. July 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran breaches uranium limit — Trump issues warning Iran began enriching uranium to 4.5%, breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powersIran began enriching uranium to 4.5%, breaking the limit set by its nuclear deal with world powers.
11:41 a.m. July 8, 2019 - Barrons.com
British Airways Faces $230 Million Fine Over Data Breach as European Privacy Rules Start to Bite Regulators in Europe have gained increasing authority to fine companies for failing to safeguard customer information
6:47 a.m. July 8, 2019 - Associated Press
Federal grand jury investigating top GOP fundraiser Elliott Broidy It will examine whether Broidy used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leadersIt will examine whether Broidy used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders.
10:30 a.m. July 4, 2019 - Associated Press
Airstrike hits Libyan migrant center, killing at least 44 people It wasn’t immediately clear who was responsible for the strikeIt wasn’t immediately clear who was responsible for the strike.
7:07 a.m. July 3, 2019 - By Jacob Passy
LGBTQ Americans have a long way to go for economic equality LGBTQ Americans may have the right to marry, but they must still grapple with a series of persistent financial issuesLGBTQ Americans may have the right to marry, but they must still grapple with a series of persistent financial issues.
1:30 a.m. July 2, 2019 - Barrons.com
6 Questions About the Beleaguered Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint The Justice Department appears close to approving the $26 billion merger of T-Mobile and Sprint, with a few conditions. To get a deal done, both Sprint and T-Mobile appear to be doing some serious contortions that raise questions about future antitrust policy.
10:04 a.m. July 1, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump Today: President predicts ‘good things’ will happen after historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Trump congratulates New Jersey lawmakers for not raising millionaires’ taxes President Donald Trump on Monday said he expected “good things” would happen after a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as he waded into New Jersey budget politics and prepared to sign a tax-related bill.
4:01 a.m. June 26, 2019 - By Dustin Volz
NSA improperly collected U.S. phone records a second timeThe National Security Agency collected records about U.S. calls and text messages that it wasn’t authorized to obtain last year, in a second such incident, renewing privacy concerns surrounding the agency’s maligned phone-surveillance program, according to government documents and people familiar with the matter.
6:57 a.m. June 25, 2019 - Barrons.com
FedEx Is Suing the U.S. Government Over Its Trade War With China FedEx said it shouldn’t be held liable for unknowingly shipping packages that violate U.S. export restrictions, and that it can’t be expected “to police the millions of shipments that transit our network every day.”
2:05 a.m. June 25, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran calls new U.S. sanctions on officials ‘outrageous and idiotic’ President Hassan Rouhani described the White House as ‘afflicted by mental retardation’Iran on Tuesday sharply criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader and other top officials, saying the measures spell the “permanent closure” for diplomacy between the two nations. For his part, Iran’s president described the White House as “afflicted by mental retardation.”
6:21 p.m. June 24, 2019 - By Charlie McGee
FedEx sues government over order to block shipments to Huawei Company says it can’t police all the packages it deliversFedEx Corp. , after botching some deliveries for Huawei Technologies Co., filed a lawsuit Monday to stop the U.S. government from requiring the package giant to enforce a crackdown on the Chinese telecommunications-gear maker.
3:49 a.m. June 24, 2019 - By Emily Bary
T-Mobile, Sprint closer to clinching deal: 5 things to know Dish has been floated as a candidate to purchase Boost Mobile, Sprint spectrum assets as part of transaction approvalThe Department of Justice is expected to approve the merger between the 3rd and 4th largest U.S. phone companies in the coming days, according to reports, setting the stage for a shake-up of the U.S. wireless industry.
4:16 p.m. June 23, 2019 - Associated Press
Yemeni rebels strike Saudi airport ahead of U.S.-Saudi talksOne person was killed and seven others were wounded in an attack by Iranian-allied Yemeni rebels on an airport in Saudi Arabia Sunday evening, the Saudi military said, as the U.S. secretary of state was on his way to the country for talks on Iran.
12:55 p.m. June 22, 2019 - Associated Press
As tensions rise, Iranian hackers step up cyberattacks against U.S. CrowdStrike, FireEye reports wave of spear-phishing emailsIran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the U.S. government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say.
12:10 p.m. June 21, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. government fails to report information on people who die in police custody Four years after Congress required the DOJ to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for data collectionFour years after Congress required the DOJ to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for data collection.
12:20 p.m. June 20, 2019 - Barrons.com
Trump Says Downing of U.S. Drone May Have Been Unintentional Iran shot down a U.S. military drone amid tensions in the Middle East
3:28 p.m. June 19, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump’s EPA scraps Obama-era restrictions on coal power plants Andrew Wheeler says he expects more coal plants to openThe Trump administration has ordered a sweeping about-face on Obama-era efforts to fight climate change, easing restrictions on coal-fired power plants.
11:34 a.m. June 17, 2019 - By Jillian Berman
Student-loan borrowers with disabilities will be reimbursed after their Social Security checks were needlessly garnished These borrowers will also get more information about their rights, and receive up to $23,000These borrowers will also get more information about their rights, and receive up to $23,000.
6:02 p.m. June 10, 2019 - Associated Press
Photos of travelers exposed in cyberattack, U.S. Customs says Agency says subcontractor had improperly copied images to company networkU.S. Customs and Border Protection said Monday that photos of travelers and license plates collected at the nation’s borders have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack in what a leading congressman called a “major privacy breach.”
9:08 a.m. June 10, 2019 - By Timothy Puko
Energy Department bans scientists from lucrative foreign-recruitment programs Officials say researchers are being recruited by military-affiliated groups and lured with multimillion-dollar packagesThe U.S. Energy Department has banned its scientists and most contractors from participating in talent-recruitment programs sponsored by China and some other foreign governments after finding that its personnel have been recruited by foreign military-affiliated programs and lured with multimillion dollar packages.
3:30 a.m. June 10, 2019 - Barrons.com
The Treacherous Politics of Breaking Up Big Tech Even as the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission investigate big tech, nothing will happen quickly beyond press releases and speculation.
1:58 a.m. June 10, 2019 - By Leslie Albrecht
Investing in cannabis companies can threaten federal employees’ security clearances Elon Musk’s clearance was reportedly under review after he smoked marijuana — but even owning shares in marijuana-related companies can cause problemsElon Musk’s clearance was reportedly under review after he smoked marijuana — but even owning shares in marijuana-related companies can cause problems.
12:41 p.m. June 9, 2019 - Associated Press
China moves to protect its technologies from U.S. as trade dispute spirals So-called firewall to strengthen tech innovation, developmentChina is creating a system to protect its technology, according to state media, as the U.S. restricts the access of Chinese companies to American technology in a spiraling trade dispute.
4:40 p.m. June 4, 2019 - Associated Press
Trump administration cuts off U.S. cruises to Cuba under new restrictions Most popular mode of U.S. tourism to communist island barred as part of tighter sanctionsThe Trump administration on Tuesday ended the most popular forms of U.S. travel to Cuba, banning cruise ships and a heavily used category of educational travel in an attempt to cut off cash to the island’s communist government.
3:34 p.m. June 3, 2019 - Associated Press
Russia demands Tinder, other apps hand over user data to intelligence services Dating app says it has not shared any data, but faces ban if it does notRussia is requiring dating app Tinder to hand over data on its users — including messages — to the national intelligence agencies, part of the country’s widening crackdown on internet freedoms.
12:50 p.m. June 2, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. willing to talk to Iran with ‘no preconditions,’ Pompeo says In Europe, secretary of state says U.S. won’t ease pressure on Iran, but suggests openness to easing tensionsU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the Trump administration is ready for unconditional discussions with Iran in an effort to ease rising tensions that have sparked fears of conflict. But the United States will not relent in trying to pressure the Islamic Republic to change its behavior in the Middle East, America’s top diplomat said.
6:09 a.m. June 1, 2019 - Associated Press
Huawei retaliation? China draws up list of ‘unreliables’ China is drawing up a list of ‘unreliable’ foreign companies, organizations and individuals for targetingChina is drawing up a list of ‘unreliable’ foreign companies, organizations and individuals for targeting.
12:44 p.m. May 31, 2019 - Associated Press
U.N. watchdog says Iran continues to stay within limitations set by 2015 nuclear deal The report did show however that stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing in IranThe report did show however that stockpiles of low-enriched uranium and heavy water are growing in Iran.
9:51 a.m. May 29, 2019 - By William Watts
Is threat of withholding rare-earth metals a key weapon in China’s trade war with U.S.? ‘Supply security is high on the agenda of most countries:’ Bank of America Merrill LynchChina is banking on the idea that its supplies of rare-earth elements — critical ingredients in products ranging from cellphones to rechargeable batteries to jet fighters — will provide it with leverage in the trade fight between Washington and Beijing. Analysts aren’t convinced.
7:47 a.m. May 28, 2019 - By Robert Schroeder
Trump climate adviser compared ‘demonization’ of carbon dioxide to Jews’ treatment under Hitler An aide to President Donald Trump once compared the treatment of the Jewish people under the Nazis to what he said was the “demonization” of carbon dioxide, in an attack on the science of man-made climate change.
7:56 p.m. May 26, 2019 - Associated Press
North Korea calls John Bolton a ‘war monger’ over his criticism of missile tests Trump adviser says tests violated U.N. resolutionsNorth Korea on Monday called U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton a “war monger” and “defective human product” after he called the North’s recent tests of short-range missiles a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions.
1:30 a.m. May 24, 2019 - Barrons.com
Qualcomm Shows Regulators Can’t Agree on Antitrust The Qualcomm antitrust case illustrates unusual friction between the Federal Trade Commission and the Justice Department—with 5G in the background.
11:21 a.m. May 22, 2019 - Associated Press
Amid heightened tensions, Iran claims ‘under no circumstances’ does it want to go to war with the U.S. The comments come after the White House recently sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from IranThe comments come after the White House recently sent an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the region over a still-unexplained threat it perceived from Iran.
1:15 a.m. May 21, 2019 - Barrons.com
Sprint and T-Mobile Need More Than the FCC Sprint and T-Mobile took another step toward getting their tortured $26 billion merger approved after the chairman of the FCC backed the deal. But the companies aren’t out of the woods yet.
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