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Former NBA star Rodman to fly to Singapore for Trump-Kim summit

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Even now you can get a sense of the tension that has simmered since 1953 by visiting the dividing line within the Demilitarized Zone, near where the armistice was signed. Under a 2016 law passed by Congress, the North Korea Sanctions and Policy Enhancement Act , the president is obligated to investigate and sanction people and entities complicit in human rights abuses in North Korea , not just those involved in weapons proliferation and other illicit activities. Read More »

Chinese phone maker ZTE saved from brink after deal with US

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The deal allows ZTE to continue to do business in the USA while paying a $1 billion penalty for violating sanctions against Iran. In April, the Chinese group was cut off from United States technology products for violating U.S. For the last month, Chinese smartphone giant ZTE has been largely shut down after the Trump administration banned USA firms from selling it technology. Read More »

Popular DNA testing service reports breach affecting 92 million users

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The 92,283,889 million accounts present on the server included users who signed up for the service up until October 26, 2017, the date MyHeritage believes the breach occurred. The company noted it was complying with recently enacted General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) rules form the European Union, given its multinational customer base. Read More »

Mexico takes aim at Trump and USA midterm elections

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Mr. Trump's chief economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, played down the feud at a White House briefing Wednesday. "Communication lines are open", he said. According to the sources, Trudeau pressed Trump on how he could justify the tariffs as a "national security" issue. The package would include increased purchases of US soybeans, corn and other agricultural goods. Read More »

Tesla shares pop amid upbeat sentiment on energy business, Model 3 production

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At the Tesla shareholder meeting, Elon Musk announced that Tesla vehicle owners might soon get a chance to test out Autopilot again through a free trial. The goal, said Musk, is to be able to go nearly anywhere on earth using the Tesla Supercharger system. In an earlier letter , the company said Model 3 net reservations surpassed 450,000 at the end of the first quarter. Read More »

Trump's Roseanne tweet downplays racism - again

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Roseanne Barr now regrets dissing her " Roseanne " co-stars, Sara Gilbert and Michael Fishman , after they denounced her racist tweet , so she's choosing to forgive them. "He said: what were you thinking when you did this?" In the past, the Republican president has cited the program's popularity as evidence that his supporters, who include Barr , want shows that speak to their concerns. Read More »

Vermont will pay you $10,000 to relocate. Here's why

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According to state officials and the official summary of the new legislation, the financial incentive is meant to help cover a worker's moving costs and business expenses related to working remotely, such as for new technology. The bill, signed by Vermont governor Phil Scott, has budgeted grants for almost 100 new remote workers in the first three years of the program, and 20 additional workers per year for every year after. Read More »

Canada hits United States with billions in retaliatory tariffs in steel row

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UNDER THE STAR . This picture taken on Friday shows Christine Ribbe, commanding officer of French navy ship Surcouf, during a ceremony on board the ship as it is anchored at a dock in Ho Chi Minh City. Macron told Trump in a telephone call that the tariffs were "illegal", and Merkel said the measure "risks touching off spirals of escalation that in the end hurt everyone". Read More »

Get a free doughnut in Rochester today for 'National Doughnut Day'

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Free doughnut with the purchase of any hot beverage. Head to your Columbus-area Krispy Kreme on Friday and get one free doughnut of your choice. Limit is one per customer, and no purchase is necessary. "We just can't wait to see the smiling faces when kids and adults get a free donut", says Major Robert Webster with the Salvation Army Indiana. They're thick-cut, fresh slices of Granny Smith apples, dipped in gourmet dark chocolate and topped with stuff like coconut shavings, colored ... Read More »

Consumer Reports is now recommending the Tesla Model 3

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A previous test - the results of which were released a little more than a week ago - found that it took 152 feet for the Model S compact auto to stop from 60, the longest braking distance of any modern vehicle the magazine has tested. Model 3 now has improved ride comfort, lower wind noise & many other small improvements. "I've been at CR for 19 years and tested more than 1,000 cars", Jake Fisher, director of auto testing at the organization said of the change, "and I've never seen a ... Read More »

Brace yourselves: EU's GDPR is coming

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Some companies have chosen to go blank in Europe instead of having to comply with the expansive privacy regulations, including websites such as Unroll.me and Klout . Under the new law, the European Union will require companies to notify individuals within 72 hours of a data breach, after companies like Equifax came under scrutiny in the US for waiting months before notifying the public of devastating cyberattacks on their personally identifiable information. Read More »

US Surgeon General Assists Passenger on Delta Flight

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Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman, Kate Migliaccio-Grabill said , Adams and two nurses responded after a person lost consciousness when the plane was on the ground in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The panel will be moderated by Dr. Claude Brunson, UMMC senior adviser to the vice chancellor for external affairs and fellow anesthesiologist, who extended the invitation to Adams. Read More »

Trump Lists Michael Cohen Payment on Financial Disclosure

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Law&Crime reporter Colin Kalmbacher wrote an article late last month headlined "One Thing Is Clear From Michael Cohen's Hearing ..." Cohen is now faced with a federal investigation into his business dealings and the payment he made to an adult film star who claimed to have an affair with Trump in 2006. Read More »

Mother's shout scares bear into dropping her 5-year-old daughter

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The child had gone outside of her home in East Orchard Mesa in the early morning hours after hearing noises she thought were coming from a dog, her mother told authorities. Wildlife officers in Mesa County are now searching for the bear to make sure no one else is attacked. "However, we will leave all three traps in place for the time being out of an abundance of caution". Read More »

Friction over growth drives Seattle conflict over employer tax

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Noting that the so-called " head tax " is quite modest relative to Amazon's annual revenue and the pay of its CEO Jeff Bezos-the world's richest man-socialist Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant argued on Monday that "even a smaller tax is a huge victory", given the "Goliath-like clout of Amazon". Read More »

With North Korea, Hillary Is Right on Target

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Coming as it does in the wake of the historic summit between North and South Korea, there are a lot of expectations from the meeting. Trump sent Pompeo to Pyongyang to accompany the men home following USA calls for Kim to free them as a gesture of goodwill and sincerity before the U.S. Read More »

Elon Musk says Tesla will be 'thoroughly reorganised'

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A Tesla Model S driver was travelling at 60mph (97kph) when the vehicle smashed into a fire engine in Utah on Friday night. "An impact at that speed usually results in severe injury or death". "To be clear, we will continue to hire rapidly in critical hourly and salaried positions to support the Model 3 production ramp and future product development". Read More »

Oil prices drop as focus turns to Trump, Asian stocks climb

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But Boeing (BA) was hit with bad news as Treasury Secretary Mnuchin announced that the aerospace giant's license to sell almost $20 billion in jets to Iran would be revoked. These sanctions were amended to also target oil marketing companies that buy Iranian oil (including indirect resales), as well as exporters of services and equipment to be used in Iran's oil industry. Read More »

Trump seeks to save Chinese jobs at ZTE ahead of trade talks

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The extent of the impact of the Commerce Department ban on United States suppliers was noted by the ZTE official, who was not authorised to speak publicly, as Chinese and U.S. "We are concerned that if ZTE is not ultimately punished for its reported misconduct, American export control laws and global efforts to promote human rights in Iran will be weakened", according to the letter, which was signed by Pompeo, Zinke and 21 other Republican House members. Read More »

Gulf State Welcomes US Call on Iran Deal

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European oil companies could be particularly hit - French company Total signed a $5bn deal with Iran after the agreement, while BP has a joint venture to operate the Rhum gas field with Iran's state oil company. He said Iran's right to peaceful use of nuclear energy should be respected along with worldwide community's strong interest in the exclusively peaceful nature of Iran's nuclear program. Read More »

Calif. is first state to require solar panels on new homes

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It is the latest effort by the state to reduce carbon emissions, and if approved, it would be the first such mandate nationwide. How much this hurts other users is disputed, and varies by location , but California's energy commission says it could conceivably cost other ratepayers money. Read More »