Trump tweets take on GOP holdouts on health legislation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sen. John McCain's opposition to the GOP's last-ditch effort to repeal and replace the Obama health law has dealt a likely fatal blow to the legislation - and perhaps to the Republican Party's years of promises to kill the program....
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifax
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans....
French far-left leader rallies Macron critics to the streets
PARIS (AP) -- French far-left leader Jean-Luc Melenchon rallied disaffected voters Saturday against President Emmanuel Macron's plan to weaken worker protections, amid spreading discontent with Macron's vision of a more business-friendly economy....
In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London
LONDON (AP) -- Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture....
Timeline: Uber's trouble in London caps rough year
LONDON (AP) -- London's decision to not renew Uber's license extends a run of bad news for the company this year. There have been lawsuits, allegations of sexual harassment and a profanity-laced outburst by its CEO that was caught on video....
Head of House panel seeks tax relief for hurricane victims
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The head of the House's tax-writing committee is putting forward legislation to give temporary tax relief to victims of hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria....
Senate bill would make online political ads more transparent
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Legislation floated by two Democratic senators would enhance transparency for online political ads, requiring social media companies like Facebook and Twitter to keep a public file of election ads and communications....
Facebook nixes plan for new stock class ahead of court fight
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mark Zuckerberg said Friday that Facebook is withdrawing plans to create a new class of stock that would have let him keep tight reins on the social media company even as he sold down his stake to fund his philanthropy....
A recent RAND Corporation study found moving high school students start time to 8:30 a.m. could add billions to the U.S. economy over the next decade. The increases would result from improved high-school graduation rates leading to better jobs and fewer costs associated with sleep-related car crashes, obesity, and mental illness. Arguments against delaying start times is increased costs from rescheduling bus routes and school activities, as well the inability of working parents to usher their adolescent children off to school resulting in possible increased absenteeism.
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