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EU Ambassador Sondland tells Congress aid to Ukraine ‘should not have been delayed for any reason’

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will criticize President Trump before Congress Thursday, saying he disagreed with his decision to involve his personal attorney in Ukraine policy and delay aid to the country. Sondland, a key figure in the Ukraine scandal, is testifying as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry, which […]

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Watch Elijah Cummings’ powerful 1st House floor speech praising ‘the things we have in common’

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland will criticize President Trump before Congress Thursday, saying he disagreed with his decision to involve his personal attorney in Ukraine policy and delay aid to the country. Sondland, a key figure in the Ukraine scandal, is testifying as part of the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry, which […]

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The Daily 202: Liz Cheney rebukes Trump for saying U.S. doesn’t need to worry about terrorists ‘7,000 miles away’

With Mariana Alfaro THE BIG IDEA: On his 1,000th day in office, President Trump downplayed the threat posed by the Islamic State fighters who have reportedly escaped since he abandoned the Kurds who were holding them and ordered U.S. troops to evacuate northern Syria. America, he insisted, doesn’t need to worry about terrorists who are “7,000 […]

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Volkswagen gets more time from U.S., auditor to comply with diesel settlement terms

FILE PHOTO: A new logo of German carmaker Volkswagen at the VW headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer/File Photo FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) will get 90 more days to test its compliance programs required under a criminal plea agreement with the U.S. government after an emissions cheating scandal, the German carmaker […]

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Trump Officials Press for a Cease-Fire After Turkish Incursion in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey — Top Trump administration officials tried on Thursday to persuade Turkey’s president to accept a cease-fire in northern Syria, a position he had already rejected even before they departed Washington, as a Turkish offensive against American-allied Kurdish fighters threatened to fuel Syria’s long civil war. Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State […]

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Lyft’s Jobs Access Program provides rides to low-income riders in over 35 markets

In March, hot on the heels of its initial public offering, Lyft announced City Works, a $50 million program seeking to strengthen the company’s civic engagement in the places its drivers live and work. Building on this and subsequent offshoot efforts, the ride-sharing startup this morning launched the Jobs Access Program, an initiative intended to […]

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FlowPlay launches Casino World social casino tycoon game

FlowPlay is launching a free-to-play social casino game dubbed Casino World. That’s not exactly a big surprise, but the title has a metagame where you can build out your own virtual Las Vegas as if you were a gambling tycoon. That’s an interesting combination of social casino and tycoon building genres, and Seattle-based FlowPlay hopes […]

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Jedi: Fallen Order hands-on — This is the Star Wars adventure that you’re looking for

We’ve had a lot of Star Wars action games that focus on the power fantasy of being a Jedi, such as Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast and The Force Unleashed. I mean, it’s not like I expect someone to make a game about a Corellian baker or something. But at first glance, Respawn’s Star Wars […]

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Huawei’s new 5G base stations claim faster sub-6GHz uploads and downloads

While U.S. cellular providers have largely focused on rolling out 5G using short-distance, high-performance millimeter wave radios, carriers in Europe and Asia have initially launched 5G using “sub-6GHz” frequencies — mid-band radio channels that send signals over longer distances while giving up raw speed. But Huawei has been working to reduce the performance gap between […]

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Rihanna Wants Us All to Know She’s Not Pregnant

Okay, we don’t really know if that’s the subliminal message behind the bikini-clad Instagram video the entertainer and entrepreneur posted last night (complete with a clutch, chiffon cover-up and tightly rolled spliff). But we do know the universal response wasn’t “When are you due?” It was just “Day-umm.” Advertisement In case you suspect that Rih […]

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