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Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

New Zealand Gun Owners Turn over Their Weapons for Money

By Marcy Gordon |
Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by negative comments from Presiden...

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Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Apple, Google Continue Inclusive Push with New Emojis

Jul 17
Apple and Google are rolling out dozens of new emojis that of course include cute critters, but the tech giants also continue to push the boundaries of inclusion and diversity.

Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

Facebook's New Currency Plan under Scrutiny in Congress

By Marcy Gordon | Jul 16
Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the Federal Reserve.

Trump signs Order to Make American-Made Goods More American

Trump signs Order to Make American-Made Goods More American

By Kevin Freking | Jul 16
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that will require federal agencies to purchase products using more American components.

Deals, Protests During Amazon Prime Day

Deals, Protests During Amazon Prime Day

By Mae Anderson | Jul 16
The company's fifth annual Prime Day now stretches two days, Monday and Tuesday, invented as an effort to try to drum up sales during sluggish summer months and sign up more users for its Prime loyalty program.

DeVos: Efforts to Boycott Israel Are A 'Pernicious Threat'

DeVos: Efforts to Boycott Israel Are A 'Pernicious Threat'

By Collin Binkley | Jul 16
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Monday that a movement to boycott Israel has become a "pernicious threat" on college campuses and is fueled by bias against Jews.

Italy Detains 3 in Seizure of Weapons, Missile, Nazi Plaques

Italy Detains 3 in Seizure of Weapons, Missile, Nazi Plaques

Jul 16
Police in northern Italy have detained three men, including one linked to a neo-fascist Italian political party, after uncovering a huge stash of automatic weapons, a missile and material featuring Nazi symbols.

Johnson, Hunt Raise Brexit Stakes with Irish Border Views

Johnson, Hunt Raise Brexit Stakes with Irish Border Views

By Jill Lawless | Jul 16
The two contenders to become Britain's next prime minister raised the Brexit stakes by saying they will discard a contentious part of the European Union divorce deal agreed by outgoing leader Theresa May.

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

North Carolina Partisan Gerrymandering State Trial Begins

Jul 15
A North Carolina state court trial on whether legislative districts are illegal partisan gerrymanders starts just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled it wasn't the purview of federal courts to decide if boundaries are politically unfair.

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Man Faces Second Sentence in Charlottesville Car Attack

Jul 15
A man sentenced to life in prison on federal hate crime charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia is set to face a state judge who could add another life sentence, plus 419 years.

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

British Activist Readies Legal Bid over No-Deal Brexit

Jul 15
An anti-Brexit activist who won a major legal case against the British government said Sunday she will go to court again if the next prime minister tries to force the U.K. out of the European Union without a deal.

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