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Facebook fighting court order over secret government access

Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 8:51 am

Technology companies and civil liberties groups have joined Facebook in a fight over government access to social media accounts. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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We’ve heard a lot about the scourge of drug cartels in Mexico, but there’s another kind of “organized crime” that’s on the rise south of the border:

Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 11:24 am

We’ve heard a lot about the scourge of drug cartels in Mexico, but there’s another kind of “organized crime” that’s on the rise south of the border:

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Detroit, Michigan may be on the cusp of turning things around –five decades after a deadly riot destroyed some neighborhoods there:

Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 11:23 am

Detroit, Michigan may be on the cusp of turning things around –five decades after a deadly riot destroyed some neighborhoods there:

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African Lion Adopts Orphaned Leopard Cub, Scientists Say

Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 11:29 am

It’s not quite a case of the lion ‘laying with the lamb’, but newly released photographs from a Tanzanian wildlife area have biologists amazed just the same. Bob Agnew reports.

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Microsoft Seeks To Expand Rural Broadband

Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 11:20 am

A leading tech company is hoping to expand internet usage in rural parts of the country. Bob Agnew reports.

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Visa Urging Small Companies To Go Cashless

Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 11:41 am

One major credit card company is urging small companies to say ‘goodbye’ to greenbacks once and for all. Bob Agnew reports.

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News Outlets Seek Anti-Trust Exemption On Ad Rates

Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 11:46 am

News outlets are seeking permission from Congress for the right to negotiate jointly with Google and Facebook, two companies that dominate online advertising and online news traffic. Bob Agnew reports.

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The U.N. cultural agency on Friday declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site.

Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 1:16 pm

The U.N. cultural agency on Friday declared the old city in the West Bank town of Hebron as a Palestinian world heritage site, a decision that outraged Israeli officials who say the move negated the deep Jewish ties to the biblical town and its ancient shrine.

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Sears is closing even more stores, as it struggles to turn its business around:

Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 1:15 pm

Sears is closing even more stores, as it struggles to turn its business around:

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QVC’s parent company is taking control of the Home Shopping Network for about $2.6 billion in stock to create what they say will be the third-largest e-commerce company in the United States.

Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 12:52 pm

QVC’s parent company is taking control of the Home Shopping Network for about $2.6 billion in stock to create what they say will be the third-largest e-commerce company in the United States.

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For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April.

Sun, Jul 9, 2017 at 12:52 pm

For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Nuns Join Battle Against PA Pipeline

Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 11:50 am

A religious group is taking on a major energy company in Pennsylvania. Bob Agnew reports.

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Qualcomm seeks to block iPhone imports in patent dispute

Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 9:30 am

Qualcomm is seeking to block iPhone shipments to the U.S., arguing that the phones infringe on six of its patents. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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When study abroad ends in death, US parents find few answers

Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 9:29 am

Hundreds of thousands of American students study abroad each year, but no one can say exactly how many are injured or die. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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US employers add 222-thousand jobs, jobless rate rises to 4.4-percent

Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 8:44 am

U.S. employers added a robust 222,000 jobs in June, the most in four months, a reassuring sign that businesses are confident enough to keep hiring despite a slow-growing economy. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Weekly Mortgage Rates Highest Since Mid-May

Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 12:10 pm

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week to highest level since mid-May. Bob Agnew reports.

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Old Set Of Trump Golf Clubs Up For Auction

Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:54 am

A set of irons used by Donald Trump before he became president is being auctioned off. Bob Agnew reports.

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Orders to U.S. factories fell for the second straight month in May.

Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 10:50 am

Orders to U.S. factories fell for the second straight month in May. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Ukrainian police seize software company’s servers

Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 7:52 am

Ukraine’s national cybercrime unit says it seized servers belonging to a small company at the center of a global outbreak of malicious software after “new activity” was detected there. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Volvo to only make electric-powered cars from 2019

Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 7:51 am

Swedish car maker Volvo says all its new cars from 2019 will have an electric motor, ending altogether the manufacture of automobiles that have only a combustion engine. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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UK payments firm considers takeover by JPMorgan, US rival

Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:34 pm

Britain’s largest payment processing company is in takeover talks with both JPMorgan and U.S. rival Vantiv. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Dispute over Dakota Access handling of artifacts to linger

Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 12:33 pm

A dispute over whether the Texas-based developer of the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline improperly reported the discovery of American Indian artifacts in North Dakota will linger into the fall. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Maine Clammers Hoping For A Comeback This Summer

Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 11:28 am

Maine soft-shell clam diggers are hoping for a stronger summer this year as the industry struggles with a declining harvest in recent years. Bob Agnew reports.

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Dairy Farmers Seek FDA Ban On Soy ‘Milk’ On Products

Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 11:27 am

Dairy farmers want U.S. regulators to banish the term “soy milk,” but documents show even government agencies haven’t always agreed on what to call such drinks. Bob Agnew reports.

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