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FILE - This June 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Department of Transportation Federal Aviation Administration building in Washington. Federal employees overseeing Boeing and other aircraft makers say they face pressure from the companies and fear retribution from their own bosses if they raise too many safety concerns, according to a survey of the workers that was delivered to Congress on Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
FAA employees who oversee airplane makers report pressure Government employees responsible for making sure airplanes are safe say they face pressure from companies not to raise too many safety concerns
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A visitor to an Apple store wears a t-shirt promoting Tik Tok in Beijing on Friday, July 17, 2020. U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday, Aug 6, 2020 ordered a sweeping but unspecified ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of consumer apps TikTok and WeChat, although it remains unclear if he has the legal authority to actually ban the apps from the U.S. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Q&A: What's up with Trump's orders on TikTok and WeChat?President Donald Trump has ordered sweeping but vague ban on dealings with the Chinese owners of popular apps TikTok and WeChat, saying they are a threat to U.S. national security, foreign policy and the economy
The Associated Press6 hours ago
They Retweeted a Cop's Photo, Got Charged With a FelonyFive people are facing felony charges for tweeting or retweeting a photo of a New Jersey cop in a Blue Lives Matter face mask. When protester Kevin Alfaro tweeted a photo of the Nutley officer, saying, "If anyone knows who this b---- is throw his info under this tweet," the...
Newser9 hours ago
Medical personnel in personal protective wear stand next to bodies of victims after an Air India Express flight skidded off a runway while landing at the Kozhikode airport iare attended to at the Medical College Hospital in Kozhikode, Kerala state, India, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020. (AP Photo/Shijith Sreedhar)
Plane skids off runway in India; 16 killed, dozens hurtA special Indian government evacuation flight carrying people home who were stranded because of the coronavirus has skidded off a hilltop runway and split in two while landing in heavy rain in southern India
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Trump moves against Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat appsPresident Trump broadly prohibits unspecified ‘transactions’ with Chinese owners of TikTok and WeChat via executive order in 45 days
The Associated Press12 hours ago
President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he finishes speaking during an event at the Whirlpool Corporation facility in Clyde, Ohio, Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
As Trump digs in, will it be US versus China in tech?President Donald Trump’s bans on two popular Chinese social media apps — TikTok and WeChat — are the latest moves in an escalating U.S.-China rift, and point to a future where technology and innovation are increasingly walled behind political barriers
The Associated Press20 hours ago
UN reports sharp increase in cybercrime during pandemic The U.N. counterterrorism chief says a 350% increase in phishing websites was reported in the first quarter of the year
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE - This Nov. 23, 2015, file photo, shows a Capital One bank in New York. The U.S. Treasury Department has fined Capital One $80 million for careless network security practices that enabled a hack that accessed the personal information of 106 million of the bank’s credit card holders. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Capital One fined $80 million in data breachThe U.S. Treasury Department has fined Capital One $80 million for careless network security practices that enabled one of the biggest bank security breaches on record
The Associated Press1 day ago
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