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New Indiana Law Allows Businesses to Deny Service to Gays

Indiana Governor Mike Pence on Thursday signed into law a controversial religious freedom bill that could allow businesses and individuals to deny services to gays, in a move that prompted protests from some business leaders.<p>Supporters of the bill, which was passed overwhelmingly by both chambers …

Apple says FBI gave it first vulnerability tip on April 14

(Reuters) - The FBI informed Apple Inc of a vulnerability in its iPhone and Mac software on April 14, the first time it had told the company about a flaw in Apple products under a controversial White House process for sharing such information, the company told Reuters on Tuesday.<p>The logo of U.S. …

Colleges lavishing more financial aid on wealthy students

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Spencer Mulligan knew his family could pay for his college education, even without loans or grants. So when the University of Connecticut offered a merit award of $20,000 over four years, he saw it as a bonus.<p>As a discount on in-state tuition, it brought the cost well below …

Two banks borrow $1 billion from ECB's emergency dollar line

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Two banks borrowed $1 billion at the European Central Bank’s weekly dollar auction on Wednesday, a rare use of a source of emergency cash created to help troubled lenders during the financial crisis.<p>People walk past the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in …

Large force exercise tests software, range

May 3, 2016<p>Share | |<p>Aircraft from VX-31 and VFA-15 in the break over Point Mugu, California, during a large force exercise held April 18-29. (U.S. …

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What Every Business Can Do to Be More Innovative

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

U.S. judge allows CIA interrogation lawsuit to proceed

SEATTLE (Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit against the former military psychologists who developed the CIA’s interrogation program during George W. Bush’s presidency, handing a major victory to a group of men who said they were tortured in secret prisons abroad.<p>The CIA …

Amazon still can't crack the grocery industry

The following year, in 2006, it delivered its first storage unit, signaling the dawn of the business now known as AWS or Amazon Web Services, which has turned into a behemoth that delivered nearly $2 billion in operating income last year.<p>In 2007, it launched the AmazonFresh grocery delivery program …

House Speaker Seeks Halt to 'Draft Ryan' Campaign

House Speaker Paul Ryan's political operation is sending a cease-and-desist letter on Thursday to a group that is trying to draft him as a Republican …

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