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How China Uses Technology to Segregate and Subdue Minorities

51 seconds ago   |   NY Times

China has turned the Xinjiang region in its far west into an incubator for automated authoritarianism that could spread across the country and beyond.
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There's a New Way to Hedge Against Wild Swings in the Stock Market

12 minutes ago   |   Fortune

If it feels like the stock market is particularly volatile these days, you're not wrong, but you're not exactly right either. The political backdrop is certainly prompting some...
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Lowe's fixed a crucial flaw, and it's now one of the brightest spots in its business

Lowe's fixed a crucial flaw, and it's now one of the brightest spots in its business

12 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Lowe's reported disappointing earnings during Wednesday's quarterly call with investors and analysts. But it wasn't all doom and gloom. The retailer saw a jump in online sales...
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New Report Shows Immigrants in Roanoke Contributed Over $75 Million in Taxes in 2017

24 minutes ago   |   Renew our Economy

Roanoke, VA - Immigrant households earned nearly $304 million and contributed over $75 million in taxes in 2017, according to new research by New American Economy in...
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This $250 LED light-therapy device has dramatically cleared up my acne in the first 2 months of use - here's how it works

This $250 LED light-therapy device has dramatically cleared up my acne in the first 2 months of use - here's how it works

58 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through...
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OECD members, including U.S., back guiding principles to make AI safer

1 hour ago   |   Reuters

The evolution of artificial intelligence is driving advances in technology but raising questions over ethics, the head of the OECD said on Wednesday, as more than 40 nations...
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Europe - the global centre for excellent research

2 hours ago   |   Bruegel

This study was prepared for the Committee on Industry, Research and Energy of the European Parliament. Copyright remains with the European Parliament at all times. The opinions...
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Wall Street edges lower on fresh trade concerns; Qualcomm drags techs

2 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   4 articles

U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, as reports that Washington could impose sanctions on another Chinese company heightened trade worries, while a slump in Qualcomm shares...
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U.S. Considers Blacklisting Up to Five More Chinese Companies Including Hikvision

2 hours ago   |   Time

The U.S. is considering cutting off the flow of vital American technology to as many as five Chinese companies including Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co., widening the...
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Health Concerns May Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G Mobile Networks, Analyst Warns

3 hours ago   |   Fortune

As the wireless industry races to install thousands of new cellular sites to create super-fast 5G networks, questions about the impact of the new technology on human health may...
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Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to...

Schiff cancels 'enforcement' meeting after Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

Schiff had issued a subpoena for all of Mueller's counterintelligence materials, but he had proposed that the Justice Department begin the effort by providing 12 specific sets... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘engaged in a cover-up'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she believes President Trump is “engaged in a cover-up” following a meeting Wednesday with House Democrats over whether to launch impeachment... Read more ...

Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

Probe Into Racist Photo In Gov. Ralph Northam's Yearbook Complete

Investigators said they were unable to determine whether the Virginia governor is indeed the person in the blackface photo. Read more ...

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

VIDEO: Wild chase of stolen RV ends with injuries in Los Angeles

The RV crashed into several cars and a palm tree. Read more ...

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Mnuchin dismisses IRS memo saying Congress must be given Trump's tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday dismissed an internal IRS memo concluding it is "mandatory" for the IRS to turn over President Donald Trump's tax returns to... Read more ...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too...

Eli Lilly's Half-Price Insulin Goes On Sale, But Critics Say It's Still Too Costly

Eli Lilly's lower-cost version of its Humalog insulin still costs much more than insulin sold outside the U.S. Read more ...

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Pelosi, Schumer slam Trump for abandoning infrastructure talks

Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer on Wednesday slammed President Trump for abandoning a planned meeting on infrastructure spending after the House speaker accused him of a... Read more ...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White...

Democrats To Get DOJ Documents, But Dispute Rages On Between Hill And White House

The Justice Department will begin handing over material to the House intelligence committee in response to a subpoena, Chairman Adam Schiff says. But the broader political... Read more ...

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators can't determine whether Northam was in blackface yearbook photo

Investigators hired by Eastern Virginia Medical School were not able to identify the two individuals depicted in an offensive photograph on Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984... Read more ...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to...

The DOJ agreed to turn over Mueller counterintelligence documents to Congress that could answer many lingering Trump-Russia questions

The Justice Department agreed to begin turning over counterintelligence and foreign intelligence documents related to the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence... Read more ...