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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incoming and outgoing governors and the state's two U.S. senators joined forces Sunday in a bid to get the state withdrawn from the Trump administration's plan to expand...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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How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

How shutdown affects key parts of federal government

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12-hour siege of Kabul Intercontinental Hotel ends, all 3 attackers killed

12-hour siege of Kabul Intercontinental Hotel ends, all 3 attackers killed

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3-year-old dies after shooting at California liquor store

3-year-old dies after shooting at California liquor store

Sheriff's deputies received a call about the shooting around 7:45 p.m. local time. Read more ...

Florida rallies to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64

Florida rallies to upset No. 18 Kentucky 66-64

Jalen Hudson came off the bench to score 17 points, and Chris Chiozza, Keith Stone and Kevarrius Hayers contributed clutch baskets down the stretch as Florida rallied to upset... Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Stipe Miocic's historic title defense vs. Francis Ngannou...

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Armed forces network won't show NFL playoffs due to government shutdown

Armed forces network won't show NFL playoffs due to government shutdown

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Women march across the country to support female empowerment

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How the world has changed one year after Trump's inauguration

How the world has changed one year after Trump's inauguration

Trump's rhetoric, disdain for multilateral diplomacy and distrust of trade deals have changed the kind of behavior the world expects from a US president. Read more ...

The government shutdown could ruin Trump and Congress' trip to the elite...

The government shutdown could ruin Trump and Congress' trip to the elite gathering in Davos

A bipartisan group of lawmakers were slated to attend the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. But the government shutdown has put that on hold unless a deal can be... Read more ...

Carter, Bolden lead No. 6 West Virginia over Texas 86-51

Carter, Bolden lead No. 6 West Virginia over Texas 86-51

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Jevon Carter scored 22 points and led a big second-half run that propelled No. 6 West Virginia to an 86-51 victory over Texas on Saturday. Read more ...