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U.S. Credit Card Issuers Are Phasing Out Signature Requirements This Year

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Last Friday, Visa joined American Express , Discover, and Mastercard in announcing it will phase out signature requirements for most credit card transactions. The change would apply to so-called "chip cards" with embedded EMV authentication technology.
According to Silicon Beat , Visa's phase-out should begin in April. Older credit cards without the chips, or transactions at terminals without chip readers, will still require signatures.
The transition to EMV technology in the U.S. began in earnest in 2015, when merchants without EMV readers had to accept fraud liability for transactions...
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Lauren Gibbs, Aja Evans Picked as U.S. Olympic Women's Bobsled Pushers

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Lauren Gibbs and Aja Evans were picked Saturday as the push athletes who will join pilots Elana Meyers Taylor and Jamie Greubel Poser on the U.S. Olympic women's bobsled team.
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Report: Mets sign Adrian Gonzalez

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After getting released by the Braves last month, it looks like Gonzalez will make his home in the NL East after all.
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After Sunday's Snowfall, Another Blast Of Arctic Air

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MINNEAPOLIS - As most Minnesotans watch the Vikings playoff game Sunday afternoon, snow will be falling across the state, with a chance of a few inches stacking up outside U.S. Bank Stadium.
Meteorologist Mike Augustyniak says a snow system will swing into the Twin Cities metro around noontime and linger into the evening hours.
After the heaviest snow stops falling, the metro could see 2 to 2.5 inches of fresh accumulation. Other areas of the state look to see 1 to 2 inches of snow.
After the storm system moves east into Wisconsin, temperatures will plunge overnight as a blast of arctic...
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New Jersey leaders seek offshore drilling plan exemption

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New Jersey's incoming and outgoing governors and the state's two U.S. senators joined forces Sunday in a bid to get the state withdrawn from the Trump administration's plan to expand...
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'Mazinger Z: Infinity' Will Be Getting A Limited Theatrical Release In The U.S. This February

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Courtesy of those nice people at Viz Media and Fathom Events, the anime movie 'Mazinger Z: Infinity' will be getting a limited theatrical release in the U.S. this February.
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Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Chief: Police officer's boyfriend shot her to death as she prepared for work

Officer Chatéri Payne was shot dead in the driveway of her home while she was in uniform and preparing to leave for work, police said. Read more ...

Photos: Tracking the Jayme Closs case from the beginning

Photos: Tracking the Jayme Closs case from the beginning

Jayme Closs, a 13-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl missing for nearly three months, was found alive Thursday after escaping from her kidnapper. Jayme was taken Oct. 15... Read more ...

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

Professional bull rider dies after being stomped during competition

The 25-year-old rider, who was wearing a protective vest, suffered a massive chest injury and damage to his heart. Read more ...

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

Jackson leads No. 2 Baylor women past Kansas 94-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. - Chloe Jackson scored a season-high 22 points on 10-of-14 shooting and had eight assists, seven rebounds and two steals to lead No. 2 Baylor to a 94-68 win over... Read more ...

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Lawmakers in one state propose giving $10 million to fund US-Mexico border wall

Some lawmakers in drug-ravaged West Virginia want to pitch in millions of dollars for a wall-building effort along the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more ...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington...

Man accused of making threats to White House, other targets in Washington using explosives

He planned to use explosives that included an anti-tank rocket, a U.S. attorney said. Read more ...

'Frosty certainly had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant...

'Frosty certainly had the last laugh': Vandal tries to run over giant snowman, hits tree stump instead

A would-be vandal was stumped after they tried to run over a 9-foot-tall snowman in Kentucky, only to find it had been built over a large tree stump. Read more ...

White House Officials Mulling Whether McConnell Can Invite Trump For State...

White House Officials Mulling Whether McConnell Can Invite Trump For State Of The Union Address

Top White House officials are discussing whether the GOP-controlled Senate could invite President Trump to deliver the State of the Union address. This, in the wake of House... Read more ...

The Latest: Michigan State says Engler needs to resign now

The Latest: Michigan State says Engler needs to resign now

EAST LANSING, Mich. - The Latest on the resignation of interim Michigan State University President John Engler : Read more ...

Day 27 of shutdown and McConnell is bringing up an abortion bill that does...

Day 27 of shutdown and McConnell is bringing up an abortion bill that does nothing and won't pass

In the midst of the longest-ever government shutdown in U.S. history, Senate Republicans have instead decided to consider a bill on Thursday to codify existing restrictions... Read more ...