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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incoming and outgoing governors and the state's two U.S. senators joined forces Sunday in a bid to get the state withdrawn from the Trump administration's plan to expand...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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Woman's unborn baby dies after her boyfriend allegedly assaults her during...

Woman's unborn baby dies after her boyfriend allegedly assaults her during argument

A 19-year-old woman's unborn baby died Saturday after authorities said her boyfriend stomped on the woman's stomach during an argument. Read more ...

UFC on ESPN+ 1 prelims results: Prospects Menifield, Sandhagen shine...

UFC on ESPN+ 1 prelims results: Prospects Menifield, Sandhagen shine; Calderwood victorious

BROOKLYN, N.Y. - UFC on ESPN+ 1 took place Saturday at Barclays Center. Below is a recap of the prelims that aired on ESPN. **** Menifield destroys Moreira for TKO win The... Read more ...

Democrats rejected Trump's latest reported shutdown offer before it was even...

Democrats rejected Trump's latest reported shutdown offer before it was even announced, calling it 'unacceptable'

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Stamkos scores twice, leads Lightning past Sharks 6-3

Stamkos scores twice, leads Lightning past Sharks 6-3

TAMPA, Fla. - Steven Stamkos scored twice and NHL points leader Nikita Kucherov added a pair of assists as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the San Jose Sharks 6-3 on Saturday. Read more ...

Women's March returns amid shutdown and controversy

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It's the third year women from around the nation have participated. Read more ...

Cincinnati pulls away late to beat Wichita State 66-55

Cincinnati pulls away late to beat Wichita State 66-55

Jarron Cumberland and Justin Jenifer combined to score 35 points and Cincinnati used two technical foul calls to pull away down the stretch and beat Wichita State 66-55 on... Read more ...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native...

Kentucky high school investigates students' alleged mockery of Native American at rally

A Catholic high school in northern Kentucky is facing severe backlash after videos went viral showing students allegedly mocking Native Americans at a rally in Washington. Read more ...

Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy getting disqualified for illegal knee at UFC on...

Twitter reacts to Greg Hardy getting disqualified for illegal knee at UFC on ESPN+ 1

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RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

DURHAM, N.C. - RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday night to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the season. Read more ...

The Latest: Petra Kvitova into Australian Open quarterfinals

The Latest: Petra Kvitova into Australian Open quarterfinals

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