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The Senate just opened up a rare free-for-all debate on immigration - here's who's winning so far

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The Senate launched into a wild week of immigration on Monday evening.
Lawmakers will compete to see which bill can get to 60 votes first.
Senators will attempt to balance protecting young unauthorized immigrants known as "Dreamers" with President Donald Trump's calls for a wall and increased border security.
After months of inaction and bickering over immigration, the Senate launched into a rare, open debate on the issue Monday evening.
It was a remarkable move that allowed senators to offer up a variety of proposals to see which can get a majority first.
"Whoever gets to 60 votes wins...
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Federal vote-protection efforts lag ahead of first primaries

Federal vote-protection efforts lag ahead of first primaries

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With the first primaries of the 2018 elections less than a month away, you might expect federal officials to be wrapping up efforts to safeguard the vote against expected Russian interference.
You'd be wrong.
Federal efforts to help states button down elections systems have crawled, hamstrung in part by wariness of federal meddling. Just 14 states and three local election agencies have so far asked for detailed vulnerability assessments offered by the Department of Homeland Security - and only five of the two-week examinations are complete.
Illinois, for instance - where primary voters go...
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Federal vote-protection efforts lag ahead of first primaries

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The first 2018 primaries are less than a month away, but federal efforts to help state and local election officials safeguard the vote have lagged. Russian meddling in the 2016...
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Trump says he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.' But his...

Trump says he has 'no financial interests in Saudi Arabia.' But his businesses have made millions from the Saudi government, and the crown prince gave his New York City hotel a huge boost

President Donald Trump tweeted that he has "no financial interests in Saudi Arabia" after criticism for his response to the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The... Read more ...

Trump slams Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage story as 'fraud...

Trump slams Elizabeth Warren's Native American heritage story as 'fraud against the American public'

Donald Trump slammed Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren for claiming Native American heritage, saying she defrauded the public by pretending to belong to another... Read more ...

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

There is increasing evidence Saudi Arabia was behind the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, a US resident who has been a critic of the crown prince. After the US threatened... Read more ...

'Everywhere we went, we had to worry about our safety': Female students who...

'Everywhere we went, we had to worry about our safety': Female students who attended Yale in the 1980s describe the culture around sexual misconduct amid Brett Kavanaugh allegations

The FBI has investigated allegations that Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, who was just confirmed to the court earlier this month, sexually assaulted two women in the... Read more ...

Google will charge Android device makers a licensing fee to preinstall its...

Google will charge Android device makers a licensing fee to preinstall its apps in Europe

Google has announced that is shaking up how its suite of apps are distributed through Android in Europe. The news comes after the Alphabet subsidiary was hit with a $5 billion... Read more ...

PlayStation Network is down - Sony engineers are working on a fix

PlayStation Network is down - Sony engineers are working on a fix

PlayStation Network is down for a significant number of PlayStation owners. Sony has confirmed the outage, and fans are complaining about “PSN down” on social media. The... Read more ...

Beer Prices Could Double Because Of Climate Change, Study Says

Beer Prices Could Double Because Of Climate Change, Study Says

The price of a six-pack in the U.S. could rise by $1 to $8 because of drought and heat. As one of the researchers says, it's "another way climate change will suck." Read more ...

Taking her cues from Trump, Arizona Republican Martha McSally accuses her...

Taking her cues from Trump, Arizona Republican Martha McSally accuses her Democratic opponent of supporting 'treason'

Rep. Martha McSally, the Republican running for retiring Sen. Jeff Flake's Arizona Senate seat, accused her Democratic opponent of supporting treason during a contentious... Read more ...

Arm's Neoverse will be the infrastructure for a trillion intelligent devices

Arm's Neoverse will be the infrastructure for a trillion intelligent devices

ARM is introducing something called the Arm Neoverse, which is a cloud-to-edge infrastructure to support a world with a trillion intelligent devices. I suppose you can call... Read more ...

Pokémon Go gets creatures from the Sinnoh region

Pokémon Go gets creatures from the Sinnoh region

Niantic has announced this morning that Pokémon originally discovered in the Sinnoh region, featured in Pokémon Diamond, Pokémon Pearl, and Pokémon Platinum, will soon begin to... Read more ...