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U.S. Senators ask Amazon how Alexa improperly sent a voice recording

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U.S. Senators Jeff Flake and Chris Coons have sent a letter to Amazon demanding answers following an incident last month when a woman in Portland, Oregon who declined to share her full name told CBS News affiliate Kiro-TV that a recording of a conversation she had was sent to a person in her phone contact list without her knowledge or...
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Asian shares falter as U.S. readies China tariffs, euro at 2-week low on ECB

Asian shares falter as U.S. readies China tariffs, euro at 2-week low on ECB

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TOKYO - Asian shares wobbled on Friday as investors braced for U.S. tariffs against China, while the euro flirted with two-week lows after a cautious European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates for some time.
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Euro on track for worst week in 19 months on ECB's cautious stance

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TOKYO - The euro on Friday was headed for its worst weekly loss in 19 months after a cautious European Central Bank signaled it will keep interest rates at record lows well into next year.
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How ZTE Ended Up in the Middle of a U.S.-China Trade War

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Trump's shocker called for ZTE to “get back into business, fast.”
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Stock Market Down As U.S.-China Trade War Takes Center Stage

Stock Market Down As U.S.-China Trade War Takes Center Stage

Stocks fell sharply Thursday as traders focused on tensions between the U.S. and China and braced for the impact of their tariff hikes. Read more ...

White House To Announce $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War With...

White House To Announce $16 Billion In Aid To Farmers Hurt By Trade War With China

The agricultural sector has been hit hard by the U.S. trade conflict with China. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue says some of the money will be used to build markets elsewhere. Read more ...

Facebook banned a whopping 2.2 billion fake accounts in Q1 2019 - almost...

Facebook banned a whopping 2.2 billion fake accounts in Q1 2019 - almost twice as much as the previous quarter

Facebook banned a staggering 2.2 billion fake accounts in the first three months of 2019 - almost as many as the total number of real people who use the social network. On... Read more ...

Hamilton on song in Monaco as he tops both practice sessions

Hamilton on song in Monaco as he tops both practice sessions

MONACO - A quick hug from another sporting great and then it was back to business for Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton at the Monaco Grand Prix. Read more ...

Health Group Calls Out Social Media Influencers Glamorizing Tobacco And...

Health Group Calls Out Social Media Influencers Glamorizing Tobacco And E-Cigarettes

Tobacco and e-cigarette companies are paying so-called social media influencers - quasi-celebrities with large followings - to promote and market their products directly to... Read more ...

33 high school students took photos to capture the everyday reality of...

33 high school students took photos to capture the everyday reality of living in North Philadelphia, where the poverty rate is 40% and life expectancy is 20 years shorter

33 high school students took hundreds of photos as part of a project to assess the health needs of Latinos in a section of North Philadelphia. The photos show trash, abandoned... Read more ...

Trump's tantrums and stonewalling may be part of a ploy to goad Democrats...

Trump's tantrums and stonewalling may be part of a ploy to goad Democrats into a misguided attempt at impeachment

A growing number of Democratic lawmakers are calling for articles of impeachment to be filed against President Donald Trump. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is resisting moves to... Read more ...

Theresa May shelves Brexit Withdrawal bill following Cabinet mutiny

Theresa May shelves Brexit Withdrawal bill following Cabinet mutiny

The prime minister has shelved plans to publish her Brexit Withdrawal Bill on Friday. Several senior members of May's Cabinet had requested meetings with her in order to demand... Read more ...

McDonald's Protests Over Sexual Harassment Grow As Shareholders Meet

McDonald's Protests Over Sexual Harassment Grow As Shareholders Meet

Protests against alleged sexual harassment of McDonald's employees are planned for 13 cities Thursday. And Democratic presidential hopefuls are targeting the company's... Read more ...

Denied my vote: EU citizens in UK report being barred from voting in...

Denied my vote: EU citizens in UK report being barred from voting in European elections

Voters across Europe are taking part in the European Parliament elections. The UK is also taking party after prime minister Theresa May delayed Brexit by six months. However... Read more ...