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DC AG sues Meta CEO Zuckerberg over Cambridge Analytica privacy scandal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine announces a civil lawsuit against extremist groups the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers, over the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, at the Capitol in Washington, December 14, 2021. Jonathan Ernst......

‘We’re sorry’ for U.S. baby formula shortage, Abbott CEO Ford says in Washington Post op-ed

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Abbott manufacturing facility in Sturgis, Michigan, on May 13, 2022. Jeff Kowalsky | AFP | Getty Images Abbott Laboratories CEO Robert Ford apologized Saturday in a new op-ed for his company’s role in a nationwide shortage of baby formula,......

Biden tops list of Americans banned from traveling to Russia, but Trump is not on it

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a joint news conference after their meeting in Helsinki, July 16, 2018.  Grigory Dukor | Reuters President Joe Biden made Russia’s “blacklist” but former President Donald Trump didn’t. Russia’s Foreign......

Catholic bishop bars communion to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over abortion rights support

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks at the start of a discussion with historians on how to “establish and preserve the narrative of January 6th” on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the Capitol in Washington, January 6, 2022.......

Trump pays $110,000 fine but must do more to lift contempt order, New York AG’s office says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Former U.S. President Donald Trump attends a rally in Perry, Georgia, U.S. September 25, 2021. Dustin Chambers | Reuters Former President Donald Trump paid a $110,000 fine imposed as part of a contempt-of-court order against him, but has failed so......

Democratic senators concerned about phone location data being used to track people seeking abortions

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks during a protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court after the leak of a draft majority opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito preparing for a majority of the court to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade......

Elon Musk blasts Biden administration, Democrats on Twitter over ‘hate,’ sidelining of Tesla

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Friday blasted the Biden administration and Democrats on Twitter, as the world’s richest man doubled down on his vow to vote for Republicans. Musk in a tweet accused the Biden administration of doing “everything it......

Musk denies ‘wild accusations’ against him in an apparent reference to harassment report

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here SpaceX CEO Elon Musk participates in a postlaunch news conference inside the Press Site auditorium at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on May 30, 2020, following the launch of the agency’s SpaceX Demo-2 mission to the International Space Station.......

Jan. 6 panel seeks information from GOP Rep. Loudermilk about Capitol tour he led day before Trump riot

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Rep. Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., attends a House Financial Services Committee hearing in Rayburn Building titled “Financial Industry Regulation: the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency,” on June 13, 2018. Tom Williams | Cq-roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The......

New bipartisan bill would force Google to break up its ad business

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. Senator Mike Lee (R-UT) speaks during the U.S. Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., October 13, 2020. Demetrius Freeman | Pool | Reuters A new......

Biden invokes Defense Production Act to boost baby formula manufacturing to ease shortage

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden on Wednesday invoked the Defense Production Act to increase baby formula manufacturing to ease a nationwide shortage caused by the closure of a key plant in Michigan. Biden is requiring suppliers to direct ingredients to baby formula......

U.S. Marshals providing ‘around-the-clock security’ at Supreme Court justices’ homes, DOJ says

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Police stand outside the home of U.S. Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh as abortion-rights advocates protest on May 11, 2022 in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images The U.S. Marshals Service has been providing “around-the-clock security” at the homes......

Amazon’s Twitch, Discord, 4chan face New York AG probe after Buffalo shooting

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here New York State Attorney General Letitia James in New York City, November 19, 2019. Lucas Jackson | Reuters New York Attorney General Letitia James will investigate social media companies including Amazon’s Twitch in connection to the apparently racially motivated shooting......

Polls close in Pennsylvania Senate Republican primary clash among Oz, McCormick and Barnette

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Mehmet Oz, celebrity physician and US Republican Senate candidate for Pennsylvania, speaks during a town hall in Bell Blue, Pennsylvania, US, on Monday, May 16, 2022. Rachel Wisniewski | Bloomberg | Getty Images Polls closed Tuesday in Pennsylvania’s primary elections,......

Auction of Judy Garland ‘Wizard of Oz’ dress in jeopardy as judge sets hearing on ownership lawsuit

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A lobby card from the film ‘The Wizard Of Oz,’ shows a film still of a scene in which American actress Judy Garland (1922 – 1969) (as Dorothy) wipes tears from the eyes of actor Bert Lahr (1895 – 1967)......

Biden set to redeploy U.S. troops to Somalia, reversing Trump withdrawal

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here US army soldiers stand at an observation point during the “African Lion” military exercise in the Tan-Tan region in southwestern Morocco on June 18, 2021. Fadel Senna | AFP | Getty Images WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has approved a plan to......

Biden calls on states to ‘fund the police,’ mental health programs using federal money

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here U.S. President Joe Biden speaks during an event on gun control in the Rose Garden at the White House April 8, 2021 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong | Getty Images President Joe Biden on Friday urged states and cities to......

Leading House Democrat Bill Pascrell demands Biden replace IRS chief over tax document destruction ‘scandal’

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Charles P. Rettig, commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, testifies during the Senate Finance Committee hearing titled The IRS Fiscal Year 2022 Budget, in Dirksen Senate Office Building in Washington, D.C., June 8, 2021. Tom Williams | Pool | Reuters......

UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed has died

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The President of the United Arab Emirates, His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, passed away on Friday May 13, 2022, the Ministry of Presidential Affairs announced. In this 2013 photo, he is greeted by Queen Elizabeth II and......

Jan. 6 probe subpoenas Republican House leader Kevin McCarthy, other lawmakers allied with Trump

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here House Republican leader Kevin McCarthy and four other GOP lawmakers allied with former President Donald Trump were subpoenaed by the select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, the panel said Thursday. The move marked the first time the bipartisan......

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