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In a statement, AT&T said, “We have long supported a comprehensive federal privacy policy protecting all Americans that applies across the internet ecosystem. Currently, data privacy laws exist in 19 states covering at least 150 million Americans, though differing in scale and scope. Industry trade groups say that while cyber security and data privacy can be interrelated, there is tension between those concepts that might not be fully covered in a data privacy law. What it’s like trying to pass data privacy lawsWhen Collin Walke, a data privacy and cybersecurity attorney, was in the Oklahoma House, he focused on data privacy legislation. One lobby, the State Privacy & Security Coalition, represents AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon, Meta, as well as automobile, healthcare and payment card companies.
Persons: It’s, , ” Dominic Sellitto, ” Sellitto, They’re, Alan Butler, , Eric Noonan, ” Andrew Kingman, Collin Walke, ” Walke, ” Monica Priestley, ” Priestley, something’s, ” Noonan, ” Butler Organizations: New, New York CNN, FBI, Securities and Exchange Commission, Consumer, Big Tech, Social, University at Buffalo, Privacy, , State Privacy, Security Coalition, Industry, Oklahoma House, Amazon, Google, Verizon, CNN, U.S, Privacy & Security Coalition, Mobile, Meta, “ Industries, Tech, Companies, FCC, Federal Communications Commission Locations: New York, , Oklahoma, California, Vermont
CNN —Listening to music, smoking hookah, and getting a Western-style haircut are all punishable acts under the suffocating rule of the Taliban in Afghanistan, according to a new UN report. The Taliban’s so-called morality police have curtailed human rights – disproportionately targeting women and girls – creating a “climate of fear and intimidation,” said the report by the UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) published Tuesday. Moreover, the report said, the Taliban’s instructions are issued in a variety of formats – often only verbally – and are inconsistently and unpredictably enforced. However, reports from Afghanistan suggest the Taliban’s repressive control over women has led to a sharp rise in suicide attempts. Ahmad Sahel Arman/AFP/Getty ImagesMedia is heavily restricted, and residents live in a surveillance state, the report added.
Persons: , Majid Saeedi, Ebrahim Noroozi, Bernat, Ahmad, Ahmad Sahel Arman, , Rosemary DiCarlo Organizations: CNN, UN, legislating, Taliban, , Getty, Media Locations: Afghanistan, Zaranj, Afghanistan's Nimroz, Kabul, Afghan, Ahmad Sahel, AFP, Qatar, Doha
The defiance Biden has thrust into public view at the start of a critical week is a feature, not a bug. Biden’s dug-in stance in the wake of the first presidential debate is not too surprising to those who know him well. “We all watched the debate,” a House Democrat who supports Biden told CNN. “The question of how to move forward has been well aired for over a week now,” Biden wrote in his letter to House Democrats. Biden’s campaign strategy to largely stay off the campaign trail in the middle of a pandemic faced no shortage of doubters.
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President Biden knew immediately after stepping off the stage in Atlanta on Thursday night that the debate had gone wrong. In those first stricken moments after a raspy, rambling and at times incoherent performance, he turned to his wife, Jill Biden. “I really don’t know what he said at the end of that sentence,” Mr. Trump said when Mr. Biden blundered an answer on immigration. They acknowledge her unique influence and power in his life, but they say Mr. Biden is in control of his own campaign. But as long as Mr. Biden wants to run, advisers say, she will support him.
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President Biden knew immediately after stepping off the stage in Atlanta on Thursday night that the debate had gone wrong. In those first stricken moments after a raspy, rambling and at times incoherent performance, he turned to his wife, Jill Biden. “I really don’t know what he said at the end of that sentence,” Mr. Trump said when Mr. Biden blundered an answer on immigration. They acknowledge her unique influence and power in his life, but they say Mr. Biden is in control of his own campaign. But as long as Mr. Biden wants to run, advisers say, she will support him.
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It’s just the latest sign that the pilgrimage to Trump’s criminal trial in New York has become a new litmus test for Trump loyalty inside the GOP ahead of November. Then, the GOP members joined Trump in his motorcade – including the Republican candidate challenging GOP Rep. Bob Good, who has tried to cozy up to Trump after initially endorsing Florida Gov. President, we’ve got your back,” GOP Rep. Andy Ogles said outside the courthouse. Gaetz along with Boebert and GOP Rep. Anna Paulina Luna, who were all in New York on Thursday, missed the vote. GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene sparked outrage when she went after Democratic Rep. Jasmine Crockett’s appearance and Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s intelligence, with the committee meeting devolving into a heated sparring match.
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Read previewKarl Haycock and Nashelly Alba Romo have been together for 12 years and married for 10. AdvertisementThey made some big changes before they were confident enough to open up their marriageHaycock and Alba Romo at their wedding in 2014. AdvertisementHaycock and Alba Romo after losing weight and tackling an alcohol addiction. Haycock and Alba Romo think opening up their marriage has made it strongerThe couple think they would've opened their marriage up even if they hadn't lost weight and gotten sober. Alba Romo concurred: "Karl and I are together not because we are married but because we choose to be together every day.
Persons: , Karl Haycock, Nashelly Alba Romo, they've, Alba Romo, Haycock, Karl, didn't, Alba, It's, it's, we're Organizations: Service, Business, Alba Romo, Alba Romo isn't Locations: Oakland , California, Cambridge , Massachusetts, Ireland, Mexico, Madrid
Biden cannot afford a boiling summer of protest
  + stars: | 2024-05-02 | by ( Stephen Collinson | )   time to read: +9 min
CNN —President Joe Biden can ill afford a long, hot summer of protest that comes to a boil in time for the Democratic National Convention in August and then bleeds into the final weeks of an already venomous clash with Donald Trump. The nationwide campus protests are not as pervasive as mass civil rights and anti-Vietnam War protests that raged in the 1960s and 1970s. This has been especially testing for Biden — a staunch supporter of Israel dating back to 1970s Prime Minister Golda Meir. More than 3 million Americans served in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. This may also help explain why Biden had not addressed the campus protests in detail before Thursday.
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CNN —It took less than six months for Speaker Mike Johnson to reach his existential moment. His tiny majority means he can’t afford to lose more than one GOP vote to pass a bill on a party-line vote. But a GOP speaker dependent on Democratic votes will be seen by many Republicans as a tool of the minority party and would be on borrowed time. In this way, those who oppose Ukraine aid on principle could vote against it, allowing Democrats who support it to ensure its passage. These are important responsibilities,” Johnson told Tapper.
Persons: Mike Johnson, Kevin McCarthy, Paul Ryan, John Boehner –, Johnson, ” Johnson, CNN’s Jake Tapper, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Thomas Massie of, Donald Trump’s, Trump, Greene, Chip Roy, Roy, , , CNN’s Manu Raju, ’ Johnson, he’s, Tapper, , Dan Crenshaw, CNN’s Raju, Johnson “, ” Trump, hasn’t, bankrolling, Dwight Eisenhower, George W, Bush, Vladimir Putin doesn’t, We’re, Putin, Xi, Lloyd Austin, Biden, he’d Organizations: CNN, Louisiana Republican, Republicans, Texas Rep, Democratic, GOP, White, Texas GOP, Lago, Trump, Senate, , , House Defense Locations: Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan, Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia, Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Mexico, Kyiv, Washington, Texas, Mar, Trumpism, Europe, Iran, North Korea, British, Jordanian, Russia, Russia’s, United States
One year after the East Palestine, Ohio train derailment created an environmental disaster, the Biden administration on Tuesday unveiled new regulations intended to shore up freight rail safety. Drone footage shows the freight train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, U.S., February 6, 2023 in this screengrab obtained from a handout video released by the NTSB. Yet the new rule stops short of the kind of rail safety updates that the Biden administration and members of Congress had originally envisioned as a response to the East Palestine disaster. Making any major updates to rail safety will require congressional funding that has not yet been approved. The stalling of the Railway Safety Act also underscores the power of the freight rail industry's Washington lobbying shop, the Association of American Railroads (AAR).
Persons: Pete Buttigieg, Biden, Vince Verna, Buttigieg Organizations: Federal Railroad Administration, NTSB, Norfolk Southern, Railway, of Locomotive Engineers, Trainmen, Association of American Railroads, CNBC, CSX, Union Pacific, AAR, ARA, Transportation Department Locations: States, United States, Palestine , Ohio, East Palestine , Ohio, U.S, East Palestine, Norfolk, Palestine, Ohio, Washington
But a Malibu couple's struggle to build an ADU shows how local governments are standing in the way. Jason and Elizabeth Riddick have been trying to build an ADU in their backyard in the pricey coastal enclave since July 2020. So they applied for a permit from the city to build a small ADU and a minor addition to their existing house. So the Riddicks sued the city and in July 2022, a Los Angeles County Superior Court judge sided with the couple. Again, the city appealed the decision, this time to the state supreme court this month.
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What makes the retirements particularly noteworthy is that none of the chairs were at risk of losing their position due to the term limits that House Republicans impose on their committee leaders. “They would clearly rather be home with their family than in Washington with a dysfunctional Congress,” said Republican strategist Doug Heye. Photos You Should See View All 33 ImagesThe second retirement announcement came from the new chair of a special committee focused on China. Lucas, who chairs the House Science, Space and Technology Committee, said he's not considering stepping down any time soon. Heye, the Republican strategist, said the retirements of McMorris Rodgers, Green and Gallagher wouldn't make sense in normal times.
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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — I came. A New Hampshire lawmaker wants to amend state law to include an official pronunciation of the capital city, one of many communities called Concord across the country. Gallager said his bill would not be a mandate, just as the other state symbols are not universally embraced. “Even though the state fruit is the pumpkin, you can still grow other fruits besides pumpkins, which I’m sure our apple growers appreciate,” he said. “But with something more minor like this one, I think we can have a chance to bring people together and actually pass some legislation.”
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Staff turnover in Republican Rep. Nancy Mace's office is about as high as possible as she deals with a primary challenge from a former chief of staff, a recent report revealed. On Monday, The Daily Beast reported that her entire Capitol Hill staff has turned over since November 1. The only person fired was her former chief of staff, Dan Hanlon, whom she let go on December 1, 2023, and who reportedly left with the office popcorn machine. Mace's conduct in office has done more than rankle her former staff: it's also given her opponents plenty of fodder in their campaigns to unseat her. AdvertisementA representative from Mace's staff did not respond to Business Insider's request for comment.
Persons: Nancy Mace's, Dan Hanlon, Hanlon, Kevin McCarthy, it's, Democrat Michael B, Moore Organizations: Republican Rep, Daily, Capitol Hill, Congressional, Washington Post, GOP, Democrat Locations: South Carolina's
This has been true since the early 2010s, when tech companies began realizing the benefits of influencing policymakers on issues including net neutrality and privacy. This week, Microsoft announced its support for the Kids Online Safety Act, a leading social media bill. Even when lawmakers can agree on what the problem is, they often disagree on how to solve it, creating a smorgasbord of half a dozen or more social media bills floating around Congress. That would be a huge down payment on a future social media law, said Balkam. But even that proposal is still subject to many of the same dynamics that make social media regulation hard.
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The Democratic Unionist Party, the main Protestant party in Northern Ireland and one of its biggest political forces, said on Tuesday that it was ready to return to power sharing after a boycott of almost two years had paralyzed decision-making in the region. After an internal meeting that stretched into the early morning, Jeffrey Donaldson, leader of the party, known as the D.U.P., said at a news conference that he had been mandated to support a new deal, negotiated with the British government, that would allow his party to return to Northern Ireland’s governing assembly. “Over the coming period we will work alongside others to build a thriving Northern Ireland firmly within the union for this and succeeding generations,” Mr. Donaldson said. He added, however, that the return to power sharing was conditional on the British government’s legislating to enshrine a new set of measures that had not yet been made public. The announcement from the D.U.P., which represents those who want Northern Ireland to remain part of the United Kingdom, will be welcomed by many voters frustrated by the political stalemate, as well as by the British and Irish governments, which have both put pressure on the party to end the deadlock.
Persons: Jeffrey Donaldson, ” Mr, Donaldson Organizations: Democratic Unionist Party, British Locations: Northern Ireland, Northern, enshrine, United Kingdom
By Renju JoseSYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia on Tuesday imposed cyber sanctions on a Russian man for his role in the breach at insurer Medibank, one of the country's biggest data thefts which impacted about 10 million customers. Targeted financial sanctions and a travel ban have been imposed on Russian citizen Aleksandr Ermakov after Australian authorities linked him to the breach at Medibank, Home Affairs Minister Clare O'Neil said during a press briefing. This is the first time Australia has used its cyber sanctions framework since legislating it in 2021. Medibank in 2022 disclosed that a hacker stole the personal information of 9.7 million current and former customers, and released the data on the dark web. Hackers in November hit DP World Australia, one of the country's largest ports operators, forcing it to suspend operations for three days.
Persons: Renju Jose SYDNEY, Aleksandr Ermakov, Clare O'Neil, they're scumbags, we'll, O'Neil, Renju Jose, Jonathan Oatis, Stephen Coates Organizations: Medibank, cybercrime, Home Affairs Locations: Australia, Victoria, Sydney
WASHINGTON — Senior lawmakers in Congress announced a bipartisan deal Tuesday to expand the child tax credit and provide a series of tax breaks for businesses. The deal, details of which were reported earlier by NBC News, would enhance refundable child tax credits in an attempt to provide relief to financially struggling and multi-child families. Democrats had demanded a larger child tax credit after an earlier version they passed for less than one year expired, causing child poverty to fall and then rise again after it lapsed. And Republicans were motivated to revive some expired portions of the 2017 Trump tax cuts for businesses. Wyden has said he hopes to pass the deal by the beginning of tax filing season, which is Jan. 29.
Persons: Cara Baldari, Evie, Sarah Orrin, Vipond, Otto, Jason Smith, Ron Wyden, Smith, " Wyden, Wyden, That's Organizations: D.C, U.S, Capitol, WASHINGTON —, Congress, NBC News, American Locations: China
What are they saying at the U.N. climate summit?
  + stars: | 2023-12-01 | by ( )   time to read: +4 min
Here are the latest comments:KENYA PRESIDENT WILLIAM RUTO:"The long standing adversarial dynamic between global north and global south proves practically counterproductive. Climate change does not respect artificial distinctions, traditional boundaries or old antagonisms. "We must resolve that every country shall fulfil the climate targets it is setting for itself and the commitments it is making." U.N. SECRETARY-GENERAL ANTONIO GUTERRES:"We cannot save a burning planet with a fire hose of fossil fuels... The 1.5-degree limit is only possible if we ultimately stop burning all fossil fuels.
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"We cannot save a burning planet with a fire hose of fossil fuels," Guterres said in a speech to the COP28 summit in Dubai. "The 1.5-degree limit is only possible if we ultimately stop burning all fossil fuels. He urged fossil fuel companies to invest in a transition to renewable energy sources and told governments to help by forcing that change - including through the use of windfall taxes on industry profits. "I urge governments to help industry make the right choice – by regulating, legislating, putting a fair price on carbon, ending fossil fuel subsidies, and adopting a windfall tax on profits," he said. Reporting by William James, editing by Elizabeth PiperOur Standards: The Thomson Reuters Trust Principles.
Persons: Lalla Hasna, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, Antonio Guterres, Simon Stiell, Guterres, William James, Elizabeth Piper Organizations: United Nations, Thomson Locations: DUBAI, Dubai
Experts say these are just glimpses of what could ensue if campaigns or outside actors decide to use AI deepfakes in more malicious ways. So far, states including California, Minnesota, Texas and Washington have passed laws regulating deepfakes in political advertising. Federal law is limited in its ability to regulate AI at the state and local levels, Benson said in an interview, adding that states also need federal funds to tackle the challenges posed by AI. Meta, which owns Facebook and Instagram, announced earlier this month that it will require political ads running on the platforms to disclose if they were created using AI. Google unveiled a similar AI labeling policy in September for political ads that play on YouTube or other Google platforms.
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Five Tax Loopholes for Mike Johnson’s Chopping Block
  + stars: | 2023-11-22 | by ( George Callas | )   time to read: 1 min
Photo: Mariam Zuhaib/Associated PressWith Mike Johnson as House speaker, Republicans can return to legislating. Chief among their priorities should be tackling the nation’s dire fiscal state. That includes trillion-dollar annual deficits, entitlement programs hurtling toward insolvency, and $33 trillion in national debt. Mr. Johnson says he intends to create a bipartisan commission to study the latter issue. Republicans will soon face a familiar quandary: Reducing deficits will require cutting popular social programs, raising taxes, or both.
Persons: Mariam Zuhaib, Mike Johnson, Johnson Organizations: U.S, Capitol, Associated, Republicans Locations: Washington, legislating
They’re members of Congress. “I mean, straighten up here.”Even before this week, a number of vulgar refrains, heated exchanges and a near physical altercation punctuated this Congress after festering in recent years. What have we become?’”Indeed, this Congress seemed to kick off with drama baked in. The picture of this Congress is a stark departure from expectations for lawmakers in recent history. “For a lot of members, Congress is not a legislature so much as it is a reality television show about a legislature,” C. Lawrence Evans, a professor of government at the College of William & Mary, says.
Persons: , , ” Sen, Mazie, Elizabeth Warren, There's, ” Dan Lamb, it's, Matt Gaetz, Kevin McCarthy, Marjorie Taylor Greene’s, Hunter Biden, Lauren Boebert, Adam Schiff, Greene, Tim Burchett, McCarthy, Jared Moskowitz, James Comer, Sen, Markwayne Mullin, Barack Obama, Lindsey Williams Drath, ” Drath, , Drath, Lawrence Evans, College of William & Mary, “ It's, they’re, Mullin, ” Evans, Mike Johnson, Gaetz, Cynthia Lummis, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Donald Trump, Trump, ” Sanders, Charles Sumner Organizations: Hawaii Democrat, Cornell University, Georgia Republican, Colorado Republican, House Republicans, California Democrat, New, New York Democrat, South Carolina Republican, Forward Party, Republican Party, College of William &, Wyoming Republican, Trump, Capitol Locations: Mazie Hirono, Hawaii, Massachusetts, Colorado, California, New York, Wyoming, Vermont, America, legislating, Arizona
But the West Virginia senator’s Thursday announcement that he won’t seek reelection next year only refreshed a perennial question arising from his savvy instinct for accumulating power: What exactly is he up to? Second, the announcement immediately stoked speculation that Manchin is mulling a third-party presidential bid. Manchin’s decision to quit Washington comes as a formidable potential Republican challenger, West Virginia Gov. And if Manchin can’t win in the MAGA stronghold of West Virginia, it’s impossible to believe any other Democrat can. West Virginia was once a Democratic bastion, however.
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Two Republican lawmakers have filed separate resolutions to censure Tlaib this week, after a similar effort failed last week. “I have been really careful, partly because our Michigan delegation is so small, and we work together,” Stevens told CNN. “Democratic Rep. Brad Schneider is circulating a statement condemning Tlaib’s recent comments but stopped short of saying he supports a censure resolution. Last week, 23 House Republicans opposed a Tlaib censure resolution led by Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene. But a censure motion is not the way to do it.”The proposed Tlaib censure has sparked a tit-for-tat among lawmakers looking to target one another across the aisle.
Persons: Rashida, Israel, roiled, Joe Biden, Tlaib, Hakeem Jeffries, Jeffries, Haley Stevens, ” Stevens, , Debbie Dingell, ” “, , Dingell, ” Dingell, Brad Schneider, Tlaib –, , Alexandria Ocasio, Cortez, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Richard McCormick of, Chip Roy, they’re, censuring, Ken Buck, ” Buck, “ We’ll, Becca Balint, Vermont, Greene, Sara Jacobs, Brian Mast Organizations: CNN — House Democrats, Rep, Michigan Democrat, CNN, , Hamas, “ Democratic, Democratic, Cortez of New York, Republicans, Georgia Republican, Capitol, GOP, Texas Republican, Republican, Colorado, Jewish, GOP Rep Locations: Israel, Michigan, Alexandria, Cortez of New, Georgia, Richard McCormick of Georgia, California, Florida, Nazi
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