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Elizabeth Warren Condemns Trump’s CFPB Nominee

Elizabeth Warren Condemns Trump’s CFPB Nominee

WASHINGTON – Sen. Elizabeth Warren condemned President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for participating in the administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that separated families who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico...

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Elizabeth Warren Condemns Trump’s CFPB Nominee

WASHINGTON – Sen. Elizabeth Warren condemned President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for participating in the administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy that separated families who illegally crossed the U.S.-Mexico...

Bipartisan Message From U.S. Senators: Canada Is Our Friend

WASHINGTON – The Senate’s Committee on Foreign Relations united behind a clear message Thursday: We love Canada. At a hearing on the implications of President Donald Trump’s trade policy and tariffs, the senators expressed collective exasperation and outrage at Canada...

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Businesses call for a uniform federal blockchain standard

Businesses call for a uniform federal blockchain standard

WASHINGTON – Some businesses want to use blockchain technologies so they can have a more secure and convenient transaction environment, but lack of a uniform standard is a roadblock that the federal government could solve, some business leaders told the Congressional...

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Businesses call for a uniform federal blockchain standard

WASHINGTON – Some businesses want to use blockchain technologies so they can have a more secure and convenient transaction environment, but lack of a uniform standard is a roadblock that the federal government could solve, some business leaders told the Congressional...

China poses threats to U.S. through technology transfers

WASHINGTON – China’s systematic technology transfers through industrial espionage, state-sponsored theft and infiltrating academia are acts of war and should be combated aggressively, experts and members of Congress said Thursday. "We need to quit talking about...

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China poses threats to U.S. through technology transfers

China poses threats to U.S. through technology transfers

WASHINGTON – China’s systematic technology transfers through industrial espionage, state-sponsored theft and infiltrating academia are acts of war and should be combated aggressively, experts and members of Congress said Thursday. "We need to quit talking about...

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China poses threats to U.S. through technology transfers

WASHINGTON – China’s systematic technology transfers through industrial espionage, state-sponsored theft and infiltrating academia are acts of war and should be combated aggressively, experts and members of Congress said Thursday. "We need to quit talking about...

12 Russians indicted in Mueller probe

WASHINGTON – The Justice Department on Friday charged 12 Russian officals with federal crimes for allegedly interfering with the 2016 presidential election, the first the charges in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the 2016 election to directly...

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House Chairman Warns of ‘Biased’ Science in Climate Change Debate

WASHINGTON – A Capitol Hill hearing called to discuss the use of technology to address climate change quickly veered into a long-running debate about how much human activity has contributed to the country’s warming temperature. Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) warned of...

How solar could change the future of the American grid

As the American power grid grapples with aging infrastructure, cybersecurity threats and a reliance on fossil fuels, solar offers homeowners a cheaper and cleaner option, according to supporters of a new California law the requires builders to install solar power systems on all new homes.

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FDA chief says pharmas use rebates to block biosimilar competition

FDA chief says pharmas use rebates to block biosimilar competition

WASHINGTON -- Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb Wednesday blamed pharmaceutical companies for manipulating rebates to stymie competition, which blocks patients’ access to affordable copycat drugs and costs them billions in higher-cost medicine....

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