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FDA approves first drug to treat smallpox

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Friday its approval of the first drug to treat smallpox.
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Trump's ambassador lobbied Britain on behalf of jailed right-wing activist Tommy Robinson

Trump's ambassador lobbied Britain on behalf of jailed right-wing activist Tommy Robinson

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Sam Brownback, the U.S. Ambassador for International Religious Freedom, complained to the British ambassador in Washington D.C. about the treatment of an English right-wing activist who is in jail for disrupting a trial, according to three sources familiar with the discussion.
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Rights group questions DEA exploit of encrypted cellphones

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The advocacy group Human Rights Watch is highlighting the first known case of U.S. agents supplying criminal suspects with ostensibly encrypted smartphones rigged to allow wiretapping HRW researcher Sarah St....
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Automakers Bristle at Trump Administration Demand for Sensitive Data

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The U.S. Commerce Department has asked automakers to reveal some of their most closely held secrets as part of its investigation of whether tariffs on imported cars and components are needed to safeguard national security.
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Bitcoin Was Russian Hackers' Currency of Choice, U.S. Says

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For years, Bitcoin believers have tried to distance the digital coin from the perception that it's only used for criminal activity. New insights into Russian meddling in the U.S. election aren't helping.
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‘Warning Lights Are Blinking Red,' Top Intelligence Officer Says of Russian Attacks

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Days before President Trump's meeting with Vladimir V. Putin, Dan Coats compared the danger of Russian cyberattacks to the warnings the U.S. had of stepped-up terror threats ahead of Sept. 11, 2001.
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Mnuchin, Pompeo Reject European Bid for Iran Waivers

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Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin rejected a request from European leaders for broad-based waivers from sanctions the U.S. will reimpose on countries that do business with Iran after the President Donald Trump backed out of the 2015 nuclear accord.
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Rep, McMorris Rodgers On Trump, Energy, Mid-Terms

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Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a Washington Republican, discusses the U.S. economy, President Donald's Trump's upcoming meeting with Russian President Donald Trump, and the 2018 mid-term elections. She speaks with Bloomberg's Kevin Cirilli on "Bloomberg Markets"
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Team Maryland proudly represents at U.S. Special Olympics

Team Maryland proudly represents at U.S. Special Olympics

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Federal Reserve says U.S. economy is in a sweet spot despite the trade war

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The U.S. economy is in a sweet spot where it's growing but not overheating, the Federal Reserve said Friday in its latest official report to Congress. Growth is solid, unemployment is low and price increases are modest, the Fed said. The only real notes of caution in the 63-page report were sharply...
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Intel official: Cyber threat warnings 'blinking red'

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WASHINGTON - Warning lights about cyber threats to U.S. national security are "blinking red" and the digital attempts to undermine America are occurring daily, not just at election time, the nation's top intelligence official said Friday.
Russia has been the most aggressive foreign actor, but cyber threats also are coming from China, Iran and North Korea as well as criminal networks and individual hackers, said National Intelligence Director Dan Coats.
Targets include U.S. businesses, the federal government, the military, state and local governments, academic and financial institutions and...
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China's imports to U.S. ports start peaking early amid tariff threat

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Chinese imports to U.S. ports rose more than expected in June, suggesting that some retailers moved up orders to insulate themselves from an intensifying trade war that threatens to send up costs on a growing number of consumer products.
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U.S. intel chief warns of devastating cyber threat to U.S. infrastructure

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The U.S. intelligence chief warned on Friday that the threat was growing for a devastating cyber assault on critical U.S. infrastructure, saying the "warning lights are blinking red again" nearly two decades after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
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The Conservatives will have a Christmas party while their MPs decide whether...

The Conservatives will have a Christmas party while their MPs decide whether to get rid of UK Prime Minister Theresa May

Conservative Party MPs are about to vote out, or save, UK Prime Minister Theresa May. May faces a vote of no confidence in her leadership, to be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday... Read more ...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty...

Michael Cohen says he felt it was his 'duty' to 'cover up' Trump's 'dirty deeds,' is sentenced to 3 years in prison

Michael Cohen appeared in court on Wednesday to be sentenced by US District Judge William H. Pauley III for an array of crimes he committed while employed by President Donald... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi Cuts Deal With Democratic Rebels To Ensure Return To Speakership

Nancy Pelosi Cuts Deal With Democratic Rebels To Ensure Return To Speakership

Nancy Pelosi is poised to once again be speaker of the House, after cutting a deal with several House Democrats who had previously opposed her. Pelosi will serve a maximum of... Read more ...

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote win only reveals how doomed her Brexit deal is

Theresa May's confidence vote victory has only revealed the huge scale of the difficulties she faces. The prime minister has lost the support of more than a third of her MPs as... Read more ...

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

The National Enquirer Flips On Donald Trump In Playmate Hush Money Scandal

The National Enquirer's parent company, AMI, has offered “substantial and important assistance" in an investigation into hush money payments. Read more ...

Division 1 hockey preview: BC High, Pope Francis lead the way again

Division 1 hockey preview: BC High, Pope Francis lead the way again

Very little separated BC High and Pope Francis at the end of the 2017-18 high school hockey season. Pope Francis was just 52 seconds away from its first Super Eight... Read more ...

Michael Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison Following Plea That Implicated...

Michael Cohen Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison Following Plea That Implicated Trump

The onetime fixer for Trump has admitted that he committed financial crimes but also that Trump directed him to arrange hush-money payments to two women. Cohen also says he... Read more ...

Republicans shrug off Cohen implicating Trump in crimes as Democrats shout...

Republicans shrug off Cohen implicating Trump in crimes as Democrats shout that no one is above the law

Republicans have downplayed the fact President Donald Trump has been implicated in serious crimes by federal prosecutors and Michael Cohen. Democrats have said no one is above... Read more ...

Congress Is Finally Dealing With Its Me Too Problem

Congress Is Finally Dealing With Its Me Too Problem

House and Senate lawmakers struck a deal on a bill beefing up their god-awful sexual harassment policy. Read more ...

National Enquirer Publisher Cops to Hush-Money Payment

National Enquirer Publisher Cops to Hush-Money Payment

The US attorney's office in New York says it won't prosecute the National Enquirer 's parent company over its efforts to suppress an embarrassing story about Donald Trump... Read more ...