Tech giants face no contest when it comes to competition law | John Naughton
Jun25

Tech giants face no contest when it comes to competition law | John Naughton

Amazons acquisition of Whole Foods Market ought to be blocked by monopoly regulators, but as long as they keep delivering the goods no one seems to mind The news that Amazon Web Services (AWS) and rapidly became the dominant provider of cloud computing services. And so it went on, to the point where people began to ask: what business does Jeff Bezos not want to dominate? And the only answer to that currently is: no one knows. Just...

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Trump Touts Putting ‘Minors’ Back To Work, Twitter Gets Giddy
Jun24

Trump Touts Putting ‘Minors’ Back To Work, Twitter Gets Giddy

Thats all it took for Twitter to gleefully go nuts. Lots of Facebook comments pointed out the spelling error, but it remained on Trumps page Friday night, five hours after it was posted. Some tweeters pointed out the same mistake was made in a joke scene on the filmGalaxy Quest. Related Coverage Scott Pruitt's Big Coal Lie Proof That Trump Cares More About Coal Money Than Coal Miners Read more:...

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One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?
Jun23

One week. 52 senators. Can Mitch McConnell get it done?

Washington (CNN)The math isn’t there yet for Mitch McConnell. The swift rejection may be a negotiating ploy, but the public nature of it is a reminder for McConnell of the deep reservations running through his own conference on a proposal that conservatives do not believe goes far enough to repeal Obamacare — and the monumental challenge that lies ahead as he looks for 50 “yes” votes. Protesters dragged away...

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I hope one day we’ll see an end to abuse: the woman striving to save Congos kids | Hannah Summers
Jun22

I hope one day we’ll see an end to abuse: the woman striving to save Congos kids | Hannah Summers

In a country where abuse and sexual violence are rife, a local police chief is on a mission to safeguard children and women from harm When Honorine Munyole visits a group of local women in the city of Bukavu, the police officer gets a welcome fit for a hero. But the celebrations turn to cries of despair and even anger when she makes her announcement she is to be redeployed to another location. Who will look after our children now?...

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Ossoff’s liberalism just wasn’t right for Georgia district
Jun21

Ossoff’s liberalism just wasn’t right for Georgia district

(CNN)The Georgia special election was the Democrats’ best chance so far this year to flip a House seat and score a victory for the anti-Trump resistance. Jon Ossoff’s defeat is a major blow to well-funded liberal momentum and activism, to which GOP voters in the South responded, “Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.” More than $50 million was spent in the special election to replace Republican Tom Price,...

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Five months of Trump: Muslims fears were high but neighbors stood by them
Jun20

Five months of Trump: Muslims fears were high but neighbors stood by them

Racial and religious tensions have been high in Northampton County following the US election. But Muslim leaders have also seen a surge in support In the third week of the first Ramadan of the Donald Trump presidency, seven Muslim families gathered for an iftar dinner to conclude the days fast at a spacious home in a recently developed suburb of Easton, logo Read more:...

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