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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incoming and outgoing governors and the state's two U.S. senators joined forces Sunday in a bid to get the state withdrawn from the Trump administration's plan to expand...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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Sandoval homers to back Rodriguez as Giants beat A's 5-1

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OAKLAND, Calif. - Dereck Rodriguez pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning for his fourth consecutive win, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on... Read more ...

FBI seizes secret audio recordings of Trump's hushed payments to former...

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Judge rejects U.S. plea to strip convicted terrorist of his citizenship

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Minneapolis Police: Man Found Shot To Death In Car

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People leaving flowers, stuffed animals on cars left behind by Ride the...

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