Tag: Politics / International Relations

Senators trying to close a deal on infrastructure package

WASHINGTON – Lawmakers pushed to finalize an infrastructure agreement Sunday, but said they were still struggling to resolve a dispute over how much to increase public transportation funding, an obstacle that could delay their goal…

US drops visa fraud cases against five Chinese researchers

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department has dropped cases against five visiting scholars accused of concealing their ties to the Chinese military, in a major setback to historic efforts. Uprooting alleged Chinese intelligence collection in the…

The bill could strip social media from protecting false health information

Washington – Senator. Amy Klobuchar introduced a bill Thursday that would strip internet platforms like Facebook Inc. and Twitter Inc. of liability protection if its technology disseminates false information about Corona Virus Vaccines or other…

Broken iPhone? Parked tractor The FTC wants to make them easier to correct

WASHINGTON – The Federal Trade Commission says it wants to give consumers more power to fix devices such as smartphones and home appliances, targeting manufacturers who determine if the agency’s repair ban is illegal. Efforts…

Biden administration blames China-linked hackers for Microsoft cyber attack

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration on Monday publicly blamed hackers for China’s main intelligence service long range cyber attack On the Microsoft Corp. email program. This year, as part of a global effort to denounce…

Cheap medicine, Ferrer airline fees, DIY iPhone repair? What does Biden’s executive order mean for your health, your job and your money?

Help with luggage fees? Cheaper drugs than prescriptions? Right to fix your phone yourself? President Biden on Friday outlined an executive order that reads like a list of consumer wishes. It aims to help people…
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