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Update: Change These 19 Privacy Settings Right Now if You Want to Protect Your Data

Your TV is watching you.<p>It's not just Google and Facebook that are spying on you.<p>Your TV, your cellphone provider and even your LinkedIn account have …

In charging Senate staffer and seizing reporter’s records, Justice Dept. ignites debate over leak crackdown

The Justice Department took a significant step this week toward advancing its long-promised crackdown on leaks, charging a former Senate Intelligence Committee staffer with lying to the FBI about his contacts with reporters, and seizing the phone and email records of a journalist to help make its …

Maine governor defies ballot initiative expanding Medicaid

The tea party Republican is refusing to adopt the Obamacare program after the state’s voters approved it last fall.<p>Maine residents voted decisively last fall to expand the state’s Medicaid program. But almost six months later, Gov. Paul LePage still refuses to take action as the state’s legislative …

Carter Page, Man at the Center of #ReleasetheMemo, Speaks

On Monday night, the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence voted along party lines to make public a memo authored by its chairman, Rep. …

Giuliani's history raises legal questions as he takes on Trump defense

The former New York City mayor and federal prosecutor may be a witness in the Russia probe, and has other entanglements that could complicate his new role.<p>As a prominent surrogate for Donald Trump's 2016 campaign, Rudy Giuliani was an active purveyor of pre-election leaks about the FBI probe into …

Mike Pompeo's totally nonsensical answer about his meeting with Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Early in Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing as Secretary of State on Thursday, this exchange happened between the current CIA director and New Jersey Democratic Sen. Bob Menendez regarding a reported meeting in March 2017 between President Donald Trump, Pompeo and Director of National …

Donald Trump

Supply chains at risk as pollinators die out

Intensive modern agriculture still relies on wild birds, bees and beasts for pollination. But these species — and whole industrial supply chains that …

I Downloaded the Information That Facebook Has on Me. Yikes.

When I downloaded a copy of my Facebook data last week, I didn’t expect to see much. My profile is sparse, I rarely post anything on the site, and I seldom click on ads. (I’m what some call a Facebook “lurker.”)<p>But when I opened my file, it was like opening Pandora’s box.<p>With a few clicks, I …

Social Media

Climate Change in Canada

Welcome to the Climate Atlas<p><i>The Climate Atlas of Canada</i> combines climate science, mapping and storytelling to bring the global issue of climate …

Climate

Kava: Inside the All-Natural High That’s Sweeping America

Tracy and Scott Pingel just had a baby. Life was tough enough in the late 2000s, but add a newborn to the mix, and the stress levels went through the …

'I will not be complicit.' Jeff Flake's retirement speech, annotated

<i><br>Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) was one of President Trump's first GOP critics. Rather than tamp down his criticism of the president to run for reelection next year, Flake announced Tuesday he's retiring. And it's entirely because of Trump. Flake gave a remarkable speech on the Senate floor that amounted</i> …

Combatting climate change is "a matter of survival" says Fijian minister

Climate change may still be a matter of debate in some pockets of the United States, but globally, there’s not much controversy. These days, most …

The Brazenness of Trump's White House Staff Using Private Email

How could six senior presidential aides mimic the strategy for which Trump lacerated Hillary Clinton? Only if they believe they are as immune to the usual rules as he is.<p><i>Updated on September 25 at 8:20 p.m.</i><p>Late Sunday night, Josh Dawsey of <i>Politico</i> dropped a story that, in any other administration, …

Donald Trump

European officials probe claims of huge German car cartel

Storm clouds are gathering again over Germany's biggest industry.<p>Antitrust officials confirmed Saturday that they are investigating claims that the country's major carmakers may have been operating a cartel since the 1990s, colluding on everything from vehicle development and engines, to suppliers …

Diesel Emissions

Sky investors on course for £171m payout over Fox delay

Sky shareholders are in line for a £171m payout as the £11.7bn takeover of the pay-TV giant by 21st Century Fox is repeatedly delayed by stumbles over regulatory hurdles.<p>Scrutiny of the deal is now expected to continue into next year and trigger a 10p per share special dividend.<p>The fail-safe payout …

Ransomware in disguise: Experts say Petya out to destroy not ransom

Security experts have said the Petya malware is out to irrecoverably wipe information, not hold to it to ransom.<p>Victims of this week's Petya outbreak …

Corker: Russia sanctions fight devolves into 'total silliness'

<b>(CNN) —</b> The House and Senate are still at odds over a Russia sanctions bill that passed in the Senate last week, in a dispute that Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker described Wednesday as "total silliness."<p>The two chambers are quarreling over technical changes that the House Republicans …

James Comey testimony: Trump asked me to let Flynn investigation go

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fired FBI Director James Comey aimed a dagger blow at Donald Trump Wednesday, saying the President had demanded his loyalty, pressed him to drop a probe into ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn and repeatedly pressured him to publicly declare that he was not under investigation.<p>Comey …

Donald Trump

The Trump Organization Says It's 'Not Practical' to Comply With the Emoluments Clause

The president’s business tells lawmakers it is too difficult to track all its foreign revenue in accordance with constitutional requirements, and it hasn’t asked Congress for a permission slip.<p>Days before taking office, Donald Trump said his company would donate all profits from foreign governments …

Donald Trump

White House clashes with ethics office

The White House and a federal ethics watchdog agency are in a standoff over ethics waivers for executive branch officials.<p>It began on April 28, when Walter Shaub, the director of the Office of Government Ethics, asked the White House and federal agencies for the names of anyone who had been granted …

Expect short-term consolidation in markets: Expert

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This analyst is positive on the IDR

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New York doctor rushed to hospital in suspected case of Ebola

A doctor who returned to the United States from West Africa with a fever is tested for Ebola at a New York City hospital<p>A doctor who was treating Ebola patients in Africa has been rushed to a hospital in New York City after reportedly developing symptoms consistent with the disease.<p>Craig Spencer, …