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TikTok tells U.S. lawmakers it’s working to protect user data from Chinese employees

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here A leader of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said he has asked Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores over data security concerns. Pictured here is the TikTok download page on an Apple iPhone on August 7,......

Republicans lawmakers sought Trump pardons on heels of Jan. 6 Capitol riot, committee told

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Excerpts from an email by U.S. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) to former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows asking for pardons for members of Congress are shown on a screen during the fifth public hearing of the U.S. House......

Big Tech bill advocates and critics keep pressure on U.S. lawmakers

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The logos of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google in a combination photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 21 (Reuters) – Supporters of a U.S. bill aimed at reining in Big Tech platforms like Amazon.com (AMZN.O) and Alphabet’s Google (GOOGL.O) have flooded lawmakers with......

Lawmakers urge Google to tackle misleading abortion search results

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) questions David Marcus, head of Facebook’s Calibra (digital wallet service), during testimony before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing on “Examining Facebook’s Proposed Digital Currency and Data Privacy Considerations” in Washington, July 16,......

Seresto flea collar should be recalled after 2,500 pet deaths, lawmakers say

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The popular Seresto flea-and-tick collar should be recalled following research showing the roughly $70 device poses risks to pets and their owners, according to a new congressional report. The findings link the collar to almost 100,000 incidents and 2,500......

Celebrities and lawmakers to join Juneteenth festivities in D.C.

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin Celebrities, athletes, and lawmakers are set to join in a series of events honoring the Juneteenth national holiday in Washington, D.C.  In a news release, the nonprofit organization Juneteenth Foundation announced its second annual Freedom Festival, a......

Seresto flea collar should be recalled after 2,500 pet deaths, lawmakers say

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The popular Seresto flea-and-tick collar should be recalled following research showing the roughly $70 device poses risks to pets and their owners, according to a new congressional report. The findings link the collar to almost 100,000 incidents and 2,500......

UK lawmakers urge caution with post-Brexit financial reform

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The City of London financial district is seen in London, Britain, October 22, 2021. REUTERS/Hannah McKay/ Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 16 (Reuters) – Brexit is no reason to radically alter British financial regulation and regulators should not be forced to water down rules......

Data shows violent threats against U.S. lawmakers have more than doubled in past five years

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Data shows violent threats against U.S. lawmakers have more than doubled in past five years – CBS News Watch CBS News New data from the U.S. Capitol Police shows that threats made against lawmakers has drastically increased in the......

Lawmaker’s Capitol Complex Tour on the Eve of Jan. 6 Was Innocent, Police Say

New York Times
WASHINGTON — A tour of parts of the Capitol complex given by a Republican lawmaker the day before the Jan. 6 riot appears to have been innocuous, the Capitol Police said on Monday, describing a visit that had attracted scrutiny from the House committee examining the attack as simply a......

Kick-ins discussed by football lawmakers

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Explaining refereeing decisions during a game and a potentially fairer calculation of playing time were among the other possible future trials discussed at Ifab’s 136th annual general meeting The possible introduction of kick-ins has been discussed at the latest meeting of football’s lawmaking body. The International Football Association Board (Ifab)......

Iraqi Shi’ite Sadrist lawmakers resign from parliament

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Iraqi Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr speaks during a news conference with Iraqi politician Ammar al-Hakim, leader of the Hikma Current, in Najaf, Iraq May 17, 2018. REUTERS/Alaa al-Marjani Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 12 (Reuters) – Lawmakers from the Sadrist bloc in Iraq’s parliament resigned......

Kinzinger says Jan. 6 committee will show evidence that lawmakers sought pardons from Trump

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — Rep. Adam Kinzinger, one of the Republicans who sits on the House select committee examining the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol, said Sunday that the panel will unveil evidence in upcoming hearings that Republican members......

March for Our Lives rallies held nationwide

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here March for Our Lives rallies held nationwide – CBS News Watch CBS News Protesters in cities across the United States took to the streets to demand gun control legislation in the wake of several deadly mass shootings. Skyler Henry......

Democratic Lawmakers Urge Biden to Ensure Saudi Ties Serve U.S.

New York Times
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken said during an online event last week that Mr. Biden came into office intending to ensure that the U.S. relationship with Saudi Arabia “was serving our own interests, as well as our values, as we move forward.” “But also preserving it,” Mr. Blinken added,......

EU sets board quotas for women by mid-2026, lawmakers say

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Women leave the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium May 5, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) – European Union negotiators agreed late on Tuesday to the bloc’s first-ever quota for women on corporate boards, lawmakers said, a bid......

UK PM Boris Johnson narrowly survives confidence vote triggered by lawmakers in his own party

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was booed by crowds as he entered St Paul’s Cathedral on June 3 for the National Service of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II. Wpa Pool | Getty Images Entertainment |......

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