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Pompeo says U.S. seized Iranian weapons on way to Houthi rebels in Yemen

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday that U.S. and partner forces seized a boat in June carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen as he renewed his call for the U.N. Security Council to extend an arms embargo on Iran. "The Security Council must extend the arms embargo on Iran to prevent further conflict in the region," Pompeo told a State Department news conference.
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Trump said he's considering banning TikTok to punish China over the coronavirus

President Trump said in an interview Tuesday that he was considering banning TikTok, echoing earlier comments from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump implied a ban on TikTok would be a way of punishing China for the coronavirus, which originated in the city of Wuhan. Trump's rationale was somewhat different from the reason given by Pompeo, who said the US was worried TikTok could be a national-security risk. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump said Tu...
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Donald Trump said he's considering banning TikTok to punish China over the coronavirus

President Trump said in an interview on Tuesday he is considering banning TikTok, confirming earlier comments from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Trump implied a ban on TikTok would be a way of punishing China for the coronavirus, which originated in the city of Wuhan. Trump's rationale is slightly different from the reason given by Pompeo, which is that the US is worried TikTok could be a national security risk. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Donald Trump said...
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Hawaii PPP recipients include Trump hotel, hospitals, newspapers; police reform bill passes Legislature; Ige warns of financial crisis, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Trump hotel in Waikiki ©2020 All Hawaii News Trump Hotel In Waikiki Received Millions From Small Business Bailout. While President Donald Trump doesn’t own the property, he does license his name to the California company that does. Civil Beat.Over 3,000 Hawaii PPP loan recipients named in transparency effort. A jewelry store chain, two hospitals and a private school are among the biggest Paycheck Protection Program loan recipients in Hawaii, according to data released Monday. A condomini...
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Daily Crunch: Magic Leap gets a new CEO

There’s new leadership at troubled startup Magic Leap, Uber launches grocery delivery and Palantir files to go public. Here’s your Daily Crunch for July 7, 2020. The big story: Magic Leap has a new CEO Can Peggy Johnson, the former vice president of business development at Microsoft, turn things around for Magic Leap? The augmented/mixed reality company laid off most of its staff in April, and while it managed to raise another $375 million to keep going, that fundraise meant the departure of ...
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State Department Bars Chinese Officials Who Restrict Access to Tibet

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said international access to Tibet was a matter of regional and environmental security. He did not say how many Chinese officials were being blocked from the U.S.
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After March meltdowns, LA County aims to redeem voter confidence in $300 million ballot system

With the November general election swiftly approaching, Los Angeles County’s test run for its $300 million still-new voting center network has already begun, the county’s elections chief said Tuesday, seeking to reassure an electorate still shaken from the system’s meltdown during the March 3 primary. L.A County Registrar Dean Logan said a beefed-up assessment process, which requires the county’s “Voting Solutions For All People” system to undergo a vigorous third-party testing regimen independe...
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US is 'Looking at' Banning TikTok and Chinese Social Media Apps, Pompeo Says

The U.S. is "looking at" banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News. From a report: His comments come amid rising tensions between the U.S. and China and as scrutiny on TikTok and Chinese technology firms continues to grow. When asked in a Fox News interview if the U.S. should be looking at banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo said: "We are taking this very seriously. We are certainly looking at it. We have worked on thi...
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Covid-19 hospitalizations increased 50% in California

California hospitals saw a surge in coronavirus admissions over the 4th of July weekend, reports Reuters. California Governor Gavin Newsom said the number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients increased by 50% compared to two weeks ago. The number now stands at 5,800. Younger people make up 25% of the hospital patients. The coronavirus death count in California is about 6,300. At San Quentin State Prison in California, 1,400 inmates have tested positive for the virus, which has put a strain on hospi...
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Trump Administration May Ban TikTok, Other Chinese Apps

The U.S. government is considering instituting a ban on TikTok and other Chinese smartphone apps over security concerns, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said — fears that are unfounded, according to TikTok. The Trump administration is “looking at” prohibiting the use of Chinese social-media apps in the U.S., Pompeo said in an interview Monday with […]
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Morning Headlines: UA Faculty Take Aim at Athletics Amid Layoffs; Cuyahoga Libraries Reopen

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, July 7: UA faculty take aim at athletics amid looming layoffs Cleveland lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19 Ohio University study shows skyrocketing suicide rates Ohioans to get an extra 20 weeks of unemployment benefits Ohio Secretary of State issues November election directives Cuyahoga library branches reopen, Columbus hits pause Native American groups issue statement on Indians team name Governor's company receives loan from virus aid program Lak...
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The US is 'looking at' banning TikTok, Pompeo says

The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
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Here's how big tech companies like Facebook, Google, and TikTok are reacting to Hong Kong's harsh new national security law

Last week, China unilaterally passed an overarching new national security law in Hong Kong that experts say further erodes the semi-autonomous city's waning freedoms. The legislation criminalizes what it deems secession, subversion, terrorism, and collusion with a foreign country. Those charged with the most severe offenses — like undermining the Chinese government — face a maximum penalty of life in prison. On Monday, several major tech companies including Facebook, Twitter, Google, LinkedIn,...
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Trump Regime Might Ban TikTok and Other Apps Owned by Chinese Tech Companies

The Trump regime is considering a U.S. ban on the popular music and dance app TikTok, as well as other apps owned by Chinese companies, according to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. TikTok is one of the most popular apps in the world, with roughly 800 million users globally, but the Trump regime believes user data…Read more...
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TikTok: Chinese app may be banned in US, says Pompeo

US Secretary of State hints that Chinese apps - like TikTok - could be targeted.
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The United States is “looking at” banning TikTok, says Secretary of State

The government is taking it "very seriously", he added
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TikTok faces ban in the US; pulls out of Hong Kong

The world’s most popular short video app continues to be in the crosshairs of politicians globally. On Monday night, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News that the United States is “certainly looking at” banning TikTok over concerns that it could be used by the Beijing government as a surveillance and propaganda tool. The potential ban would deal another blow to TikTok after it recently went down in its biggest market, India. On the heel of Pompeo’s statement, TikTok announced that i...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Tuesday. Uber confirmed it will buy smaller food delivery firm Postmates in a $2.65 billion all-stock deal. Food delivery has come front and center for Uber since March, when a near complete drop-off in global travel decimated its core taxi business.  Facebook, Google, and Twitter have all suspended complying with Hong Kong police requests for user data thanks to a new Chinese national security law. Hong Kong citizens previously had fre...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, China, Disney, US, Trends, Tesla, Nintendo, Fox News, Hamilton, Alexa, State, Facebook Google, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo


Pompeo tells Fox News the US is 'certainly looking into' banning TikTok over privacy concerns

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that the US is considering banning TikTok over concerns of Chinese surveillance.  Speaking to Fox News host Laura Ingraham, Pompeo warned that Americans should be wary of downloading the popular app unless they wanted their private data "in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party." TikTok is owned by Chinese company ByteDance, though it maintains that it is an international company that operates independently from the Chinese government.  India ba...
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After India, the US is ‘looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese apps

TikTok has been one of the most controversial apps in the past couple of weeks, and its woes don’t seem to be over. After getting booted from in India, the company might now face a ban in the US. In an interview with Fox News, the Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said that the US government is certainly looking at banning Chinese apps including TikTok: We are taking this very seriously. We’re certainly looking at it. We’ve worked on this very issue for a long time; whether it was the problems of...
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The United States is ‘looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps

https://edition.cnn.com/2020/07/07/tech/us-tiktok-ban/index.htmlThe United States is “looking at” banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Pompeo’s remarks come during a time of heightened tensions between the United States and China, which have spilled over into several arenas including national security, trade and technology. Inspired by India? The post The United States is ‘looking at’ banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps appeared firs...
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The United States is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
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The US is 'looking at' banning TikTok and other Chinese social media apps, Pompeo says

The United States is "looking at" banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday.
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TikTok says it is ceasing operations in Hong Kong 'in light of recent events'

Viral video app TikTok says that it is ceasing operations in Hong Kong. "In light of recent events, we've decided to stop operations of the TikTok app in Hong Kong," a TikTok spokesperson told Business Insider.  China last week unilaterally passed a new national security law for Hong Kong, a move that experts say further erodes the city's waning freedoms. The new law has already been used to arrest at least ten pro-democracy protesters. TikTok, one of the most downloaded phone apps in the worl...
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U.S. Social Media Companies Cease Hong Kong Data Requests, Citing National Security Law

Several U.S. social media companies have ceased reviewing requests by Hong Kong authorities to search residents' data, following China's implementation of a new national security law covering the territory.The new law gives the Chinese government sweeping power to arrest dissidents in Hong Kong or curtail their activities."We believe freedom of expression is a fundamental human right and support the right of people to express themselves without fear for their safety or other repercussion...
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Opinion analysis: Court upholds “faithless elector” laws

This morning the Supreme Court unanimously rejected two challenges to the constitutionality of so-called “faithless elector” laws, which penalize or remove presidential electors who fail to vote for the candidate they have pledged to support. The rulings came with just under four months remaining before the 2020 election. The Supreme Court heard arguments in May in two different disputes involving states’ efforts to enforce their faithless elector laws during the 2016 presidential election proce...
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NYC Tech Companies: Please Consider Participating in Summer Bridge

NYC’s Summer Youth Employment Program is the nation’s largest youth employment program, historically connecting NYC’s neediest young adults (between the ages of 14 and 24) with a paid work experience every summer. The COVID-19 pandemic threw a wrench into it this summer and it was canceled. In response, the City and State and over 50 nonprofits have come together to design the Summer Bridge program for summer 2020. Summer Bridge will provide low-income NYC students with City and State-funded pro...
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"Why do none of Trump’s ‘jokes’ feel like jokes?"

A column by Richard Zoglin in WaPo. And if you're jumping to answer the question with something like they're not funny to people who hate Trump or who are the butt of his jokes, you're wrong. Zoglin — author of "Elvis in Vegas: How the King Reinvented the Las Vegas Show" and "Hope: Entertainer of the Century" — has something way more interesting and — as far as comedy matters go — erudite.Zoglin looks at some important Trump jokes/"jokes": 1. "When you do testing to that extent, you’re going to ...
Tags: Comedy, Law, Russia, Hillary, Performance art, Borat, Sacha Baron Cohen, Trump, State, Cohen, Kaufman, WaPo, Andy Kaufman, Rex Tillerson, Richard Zoglin, Ann Althouse


The Latest: Australian state records highest daily increase

MELBOURNE, Australia — The hard-hit Australian state of Victoria has recorded a death and its highest-ever daily increase in coronavirus cases as authorities prepare to close its border with New South Wales.The death of a man in his 90s brings the national death toll from COVID-19 to 105.Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews said Monday that of the 127 new cases, 53 were among 3,000 people who have been confined by police to their apartments in nine public housing blocks since Saturday.Australia’s Ac...
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The Latest: Arkansas gov: Trump event goers must wear masks

WASHINGTON -- Republican Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson says if President Donald Trump were to hold a campaign rally in his Trump-friendly state, people will need to wear masks.Hutchinson says he would expect people to follow his state’s health guidelines by practicing social distancing or wearing masks if unable to do so.He says he understands the value of having national Fourth of July celebrations such as at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota and that there is some “virus fatigue,” but that people ...
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