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House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law. The Obama-era rules were already approved by the FCC , but haven't gone into effect. "It does provide an opportunity for President Trump , however". Barack Obama's introduction of several internet privacy provisions shortly before his departure from the Oval Office has been reversed by the US Congress following a vote on Tuesday. Read More

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SpaceX successfully launches recycled rocket

SpaceX successfully launches recycled rocket

My mind is blown, frankly. He called it an "incredible milestone in the history of space" and predicted, "this is going to be a huge revolution in spaceflight". "So it's its own little spacecraft", Musk said . "The thrusters maintain its orientation as it re-enters and then. the parachute steers it to a particular location". Read More

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Mylan says EpiPen manufacturing partner to expand device recall

Mylan says EpiPen manufacturing partner to expand device recall

The defect makes it hard for the EpiPen to work during an emergency and could have significant health consequences for someone who is experiencing an allergic reaction. Mylan advised consumers to keep and use their current EpiPens if needed until they get a replacement. Mylan was called out in August 2016 for raising the price of the EpiPen to $608.61 from $93.88 over the past decade. Read More

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Amazon tests grocery pickup service in Seattle

The company didn't say when the two stores in Seattle will open to the public, but the locations will only be available for Prime members. Amazon expects large crowds once the store opens to the public. The store was opening in early 2017 according to the video but it appears that it will take longer as the report says the online retailer is having problems with the technology inside the store. Read More

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State gets hot, advances in the tournament

State gets hot, advances in the tournament

So being sent to Dayton, Ohio , to meet fellow No. 11 seed Kansas State on Tuesday in the First Four is just fine with Manning. The Wildcats (21-13) advance to the first round to face Cincinnati on Friday at 7:27 p.m. "I think he just needed to shake off his jitters in the first NCAA Tournament game", Iwundu said. CLAMPING DOWN: Kansas State held its last three opponents to an average of 54.3 points and 36 percent shooting. Read More

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Trump expected to drop executive order slashing Obama-era climate regulations

In his Sunday interview, Pruitt suggested that whether the United States opts out or remains in the agreement is unrelated to Tuesday's executive action. The U.S. government has sold just one coal leases since October 2012, though earlier this month it approved a transaction originally sought in 2005. Even without the EPA's Clean Power Plan in force because of the Supreme Court stay, using coal to generate electricity has been in decline as a result of previous pollution regulations and ... Read More

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Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information

Ivanka Trump to get West Wing office, access to classified information

President Donald Trump, who has already appointed senior advisers as "commissars" to make sure his cabinet officers are sufficiently loyal to him, will now have his daughter Ivanka Trump as his " eyes and ears " in the White House. "Ivanka into the White House? ". The First Daughter was present in the Cabinet Room when he delivered a talk not long after arriving to Washington, D.C. Read More

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David Rockefeller, banker and philanthropist, dies at 101

Rockefeller died in his sleep at home in Pocantico Hills, New York, on Monday morning as a result of congestive heart failure, said a statement from the The Rockefeller Foundation. He set aside 1,000 acres of land next to Acadia National Park for a nonprofit, in honor of his 100th birthday in 2015. Forbes , which just published its billionaires' list , had estimated his net worth at $3.3 billion. Read More

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EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Advance Ahead Of Dutch Election, Fed Meeting Results

EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Advance Ahead Of Dutch Election, Fed Meeting Results

This, as the USA dollar hit a five-week low following the Federal Reserve's cautious message on interest rates, thus making bullion cheaper for holders of non-U.S. United States gold futures were down 30 cents an ounce at $1,226.80. EARNINGS POP: Tech giant Oracle jumped 7.1% to $46.12, notching the biggest gain in the S&P 500, after reporting stronger revenue and earnings for its latest quarter than analysts expected. Read More

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World stocks mixed as investors await Fed's likely rate hike

World stocks mixed as investors await Fed's likely rate hike

TALKING TRADE: China's top economic official sought to defuse tensions with the USA over trade in a news conference as the country's annual legislative session ended. The broader Topix gained 0.1 percent to 1,572.69 and the JPX-Nikkei Index 400 added 0.1 percent to 14,087.07. The contract lost 68 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to settle at $47.72 a barrel on Tuesday. Read More

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McDonald's goes after Trump, then says it was hacked — Twitter beef

McDonald's goes after Trump, then says it was hacked — Twitter beef

Several online commenters said they would now visit a branch of the fast food chain in support after seeing the tweet. Tweeting from an employer's account is the new email "reply all" office gaffe. account has 3.39 million. Trump (who, BTW, would not win any awards for insta food shots) uploaded a photo of himself enjoying his McDonald's burger and fries, but the fast food company was clearly not having any of it. Read More

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Despite US Rate Increases, the Dollar's Biggest Gains Look Done for Now

Despite US Rate Increases, the Dollar's Biggest Gains Look Done for Now

UK's benchmark FTSE 100 closed down by 0.1 percent, the pan-European FTSEurofirst 300 provisionally closes up by 0.07 percent, Germany's Dax ended down by 0.1 percent, France's CAC finished the day up by 0.1 percent. Meanwhile, USD/CAD held steady at 1.3324, off Thursday's two-week trough of 1.3274. Overnight, Wall Street was subdued following strong gains after the Fed's rate decision. Read More

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Yahoo hack: DOJ announces charges

Yahoo hack: DOJ announces charges

The hack targeted the email accounts of Russian and USA officials, Russian journalists, and employees of financial services and other businesses, officials said. At the time it was dubbed by some as "the biggest data breach in history" (although this was later overshadowed by the news that a separate data breach at Yahoo had occurred in 2014, impacting a staggering one billion users). Read More

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