Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall
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Shutdown threat recedes as Trump softens stance on wall

Trump and leaders in Congress appear to be pulling back from a government shutdown

US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps
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US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

At internment camps where China forces up to 1 million ethnic minority Muslims to give up their language and religion, detainees are sewing sportswear that can end up on US university campuses and sports teams

Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation
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Google, Facebook to pay $450K for Washington state violation

Google and Facebook are being ordered by a Washington state judge to pay $455,000 in a campaign finance violation case

Huawei calls on US, others to show proof of security risk
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Huawei calls on US, others to show proof of security risk

Huawei chairman challenges United States and other governments to provide evidence for claims the Chinese tech giant is a security risk

Uber approved to resume autonomous car tests in Pittsburgh
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Uber approved to resume autonomous car tests in Pittsburgh

Pennsylvania's Department of Transportation has approved Uber's request to resume testing autonomous vehicles on public roads in the Pittsburgh area

Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells
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Colorado expands buffer zone between schools, oil-gas wells

Colorado oil and gas regulators have expanded the mandatory buffer zone between new wells and school property

FedEx plans buyouts after weak international 2Q shipping
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FedEx plans buyouts after weak international 2Q shipping

FedEx Corp. delivered a disappointing earnings report Tuesday, and said it plans to offer buyouts and reduce spending to make up for weak international shipping, especially in Europe

Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near?
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Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near?

Stock market woes raise a nagging fear: Is a recession near?

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Gambling capital: DC votes to legalize sports betting

City lawmakers in Washington have voted to legalize sports betting, making the District of Columbia the first U.S. jurisdiction without casinos to authorize sports books

Social media and misinformation: It's a game of whack-a-mole
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Social media and misinformation: It's a game of whack-a-mole

Social media companies are fighting an expensive and increasingly complex battle against Russian trolls who are using catchy memes, bots and fake accounts to influence elections and sow discord in the U.S