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TikTok Accuses Biden Administration of 'Political Demagoguery' Amid Negotiations

TikTok Accuses Biden Administration of 'Political Demagoguery' Amid Negotiations

TikTok has accused the Biden administration of "political demagoguery" during critical negotiations, as revealed in a letter disclosed on Thursday (June 20).

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Biden Bans Kaspersky Software in the US Over Russian Ties, Citing Security Concerns

The Biden administration prohibited the sale of Kaspersky Lab's antivirus software in the US, citing concerns over its ties to the Russian government and potential cybersecurity threat.

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US Justice Department Accuses Chinese ‘Underground Bankers’ of Laundering Millions for Sinaloa Cartel

US Justice Department Accuses Chinese ‘Underground Bankers’ of Laundering Millions for Sinaloa Cartel

Chinese "underground bankers" reportedly helped Mexico's Sinaloa Cartel launder over $50 million from drug trafficking, according to the US Justice Department.

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US Urges Japan, Netherlands to Further Limit Exports of Chipmaking Equipment to China

US Urges Japan, Netherlands to Further Limit Exports of Chipmaking Equipment to China

The United States (US) is urging Japan and the Netherlands to further hamper China's capability to produce high-tech semiconductors.

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US Senate Passes Bill to Fast-Track Nuclear Energy Expansion with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

US Senate Passes Bill to Fast-Track Nuclear Energy Expansion with Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

The US Senate passed a bill with strong bipartisan support to accelerate the deployment of nuclear energy by streamlining permits and creating incentives for advanced reactor technologies.

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US Senate Approves Bill to Boost Nuclear Energy Development and Deployment

US Senate Approves Bill to Boost Nuclear Energy Development and Deployment

The US Senate has approved a bill to speed up the deployment of nuclear energy capacity.

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California Court Issues $5.9 Million Fine on Amazon for Breaking Labor Law

California Court Issues $5.9 Million Fine on Amazon for Breaking Labor Law

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office fined Amazon $5.9 million for violating a state law that prevented warehouse workers from being pushed to work so quickly that their personal health and safety were put at risk.

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US Pushes for Stricter Semiconductor Export Limits to China, Official Heads to Japan

US Pushes for Stricter Semiconductor Export Limits to China, Official Heads to Japan

A US official is traveling to Japan after discussions with the Dutch government to strengthen allied to restrict China's access to advanced semiconductor technology.

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FDA Approves Merck's Capvaxive Vaccine Designed to Prevent Pneumonia on Adults

FDA Approves Merck's Capvaxive Vaccine Designed to Prevent Pneumonia on Adults

The Food and Drug Administration approved Merck’s new vaccine, Capvaxive, which was designed to protect adults from a bacteria known as pneumococcus that could cause serious illnesses like pneumonia, but is yet to face the CDC’s scrutiny.

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Panera Bread Slices Dozens of Jobs in Arizona Dough-Making Facility as Part of Rebranding Plans

Panera Bread Slices Dozens of Jobs in Arizona Dough-Making Facility as Part of Rebranding Plans

Panera Bread recently announced that it was closing down its dough-making facility in Chandler, Arizona on Aug. 15, 2024, which also meant laying off all its 64 employees.

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China-Based DeepSeek’s Open-Source Generative AI Tool Coder Poses Competition vs. OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Other AI Platforms

China-Based DeepSeek’s Open-Source Generative AI Tool Coder Poses Competition vs. OpenAI’s ChatGPT, Other AI Platforms

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) startup DeepSeek announced the release of its open-source generative AI code language model, Coder V2.

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Rare Flu Variant in US Shows Resistance to Common Antiviral, CDC Warns

Rare Flu Variant in US Shows Resistance to Common Antiviral, CDC Warns

The CDC has identified a rare flu variant in the US that shows resistance to the commonly used antiviral treatment Tamiflu, raising concerns due to two significant mutations.

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Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Federal Abortion Accommodations to Government Workers

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Challenging Federal Abortion Accommodations to Government Workers

A federal judge in Arkansas ruled that the lawsuit filed by 17 Republican states challenging the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission lacked standing.

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Former Coca-Cola Museum Demolished to Give Way for Parking Lot

Former Coca-Cola Museum Demolished to Give Way for Parking Lot

The former site of the World of Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta, Georgia has been demolished to convert the property as a parking lot.

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Ex-SEC Chief William Donaldson Dies Aged 93

Ex-SEC Chief William Donaldson Dies Aged 93

The Yale University School of Management announced the death of its founding dean, former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Wiliam Donaldson, at the age of 93.

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