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Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei accused U.S. authorities on Wednesday of attempting to break into its information systems and of trying to coerce its employees to ... Las Vegas Sun
Google's video site YouTube has been fined $170 million to settle allegations it collected children's personal data without their parents' consent. The Federal Trade Commission fined Google $136 million. Las Vegas Sun
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang said Wednesday that he’d like to add a new “green” amendment to the US Constitution. The businessman and 2020 hopeful made the proposal during a seven-hour town hall on climate change that aired on CNN. “I propose a Constitutional amendment that makes it a responsibility of the United... New York Post
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Category is: “an AOC makeover.” “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star Shuga Cain is taking on a new challenge — giving New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez makeup tips. The freshman firebrand admitted on social media that she could use some help in the glamour department. She recently posted an image of a pair of false eyelashes on... New York Post
VOA VIEW: AOC is a media idiot.
Mayor Bill de Blasio finally admitted Wednesday that it would be “really tough” to stay in the 2020 race if he doesn’t make the October Democratic primary debates. “I think the logical thing to say is, I’m going to try to get into the October debates. If I can, I think that’s a good reason... New York Post
VOA VIEW: A waste of time.
The penalties were the latest action to further isolate Iran in hopes that it will renegotiate an international agreement limiting its nuclear program. New York Times
Federal investigators on Wednesday interviewed the captain and crew of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast and they also met with families of 34 people killed in one of the state's worst maritime disasters. Rueters
VOA VIEW: The crew have a lot to answer.
Iran on Wednesday said it would take another step away from a 2015 nuclear deal by starting to develop centrifuges to speed up its uranium enrichment but it also gave European powers two more months to try to save the multilateral pact. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Iran is looking for serious problems.
Facebook inadvertently exposed millions of phone numbers related to people's Facebook accounts, according to a report.
VOA VIEW: Facebook should be sued and sanctioned.
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The White House said Karem failed to abide by basic White House norms. The judge said those standards of professionalism were "murky."
VOA VIEW: A liberal judge.
The government's watchlist of more than 1 million people identified as "known or suspected terrorists" violates the constitutional rights of those placed on it, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga grants summary judgment to nearly two dozen Muslim U.S. ... Washington Times
The Wyoming Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that a district judge wrongly issued an order that upheld the University of Wyoming's restriction on people's ability to carry firearms on campus, saying in a split decision that the judge didn't have jurisdiction in the case. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
A New York federal court judge ordered lawyers in a 2015 defamation case related to Jeffrey Epstein to sort through and classify over 2000 documents before releasing. ABC
VOA VIEW: This will be a crazy case.
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Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam withdraws extradition bill that sparked months of unrest; protesters say 'too little, too late' ABC
VOA VIEW: It's about time - a lot of trouble has been caused.
Kroger asked its customers to no longer open carry guns in its stores. ABC
The PM put forward his plan in the Commons after MPs backed a bill aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit. BBC
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The administration is planning to divert military funds allocated to build shooting ranges, missile launching pads and even schools for children at military bases in the U.S. and abroad CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberal media hype.
Members of the U.S. Coast Guard will keep flying into the hardest hit parts of the Bahamas for as long as they're needed CBS
Charleston is bracing for heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Dorian moves closer. Meteorologists predict the storm could dump between five and 15 inches of rain in the area. Jamie Yuccas reports. CBS
VOA VIEW: A very bad storm.
Texas now has five Republican House members who have announced they will not be running for re-election in 2020 CBS
"The leadership of National Rifle Association promotes extremist positions," the resolution says CBS
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A federal judge reviewing a Justice Department decision to allow U.S. pharmacy chain and benefits manager CVS Health Corp to merge with health insurer Aetna said on Wednesday that the agreement was in fact legal under antitrust law. CNBC
U.S. tech companies on Wednesday met with various U.S. government agencies to discuss their preparation for the 2020 presidential election. CNBC
Craig was charged with misleading federal investigators examining his obligation to register as a foreign agent in connection with a 2012 report he produced for the government of Ukraine. He had faced a maximum of five years in prison. CNBC
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The Pentagon's announcement that it will divert $3.6 billion in military construction funds to help fund President Donald Trump's border wall has sparked bipartisan anger from lawmakers who learned Wednesday that their states will be impacted by the decision. CNN
VOA VIEW: The Dems are responsible for this dilemma.
Wisconsin Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner, a Republican who is the second-most senior member of the House of Representatives, announced he will not seek reelection on Wednesday. CNN
The U.S. Navy on Wednesday went into overdrive to protect the world's biggest naval base in Norfolk, Virginia, ahead of Hurricane Dorian. FOX News
A Mississippi wedding venue that refused to host an interracial couple on their big day — reportedly citing "Christian belief" — has seemingly backtracked after the owner reread the Bible and spoke with her pastor. FOX News
MPs block bid to call snap election after vote on bill to prevent a no-deal BrexitBrexit: government fails in bid to call general election – liveBoris Johnson’s bid to trigger a general election next month has been blocked by MPs following a string of heavy defeats for the government in both houses of parliament.The prime minister was thwarted three times in the House of Commons: an attempt by opposition parties and Tory rebels to block a no-deal Brexit easily cleared its second and third readings, and Johnson later failed in his attempt to force a snap general election. Continue reading... Guardian
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security for documents that could shed light on President Donald Trump's alleged offer of pardons to officials implementing U.S. immigration policy. Reuters
VOA VIEW: The Dems are jumping over hoops to attack Trump.
U.S. President Donald Trump blasted the climate change proposals of his Democratic challengers for the White House on Wednesday as they began showcasing their plans in a marathon round of televised town halls. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Dems are fools.
United Nations leaders on Monday expressed solidarity with the people and Government of the Bahamas and all those impacted by Hurricane Dorian, the massive storm pummeling the region with high winds and torrential rainfall. UN News
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