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  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded that Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago came to light only last week and called the company's handling of the breach "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter, which was signed...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." A Yahoo spokesman said the company would respond in a "timely and appropriate manner" to the letter,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for 500 million accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted the company's handling of the breach as "unacceptable." Yahoo did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- A group of Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday demanded Yahoo Inc explain why hackers' theft of user information for half a billion accounts two years ago only came to light last week and lambasted its handling of the breach as "unacceptable." Yahoo did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the letter, which was signed by...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday said it was "unacceptable" that Yahoo only last week announced a 2014 hack into 500 million user accounts and asked embattled CEO Marissa Mayer for more information about the company's investigation into the data breach. Yahoo has faced mounting questions about exactly when it knew about the 2014...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Six Democratic U.S. senators on Tuesday asked embattled Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer for more information about the internet company's investigation into a hack that compromised data related to 500 million user accounts. Yahoo has faced pointed questions about exactly when it knew about the 2014 cyber attack that exposed the email...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing issues including the conflict in Yemen. The Pentagon announced on Aug. 9 that the State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing issues including the conflict in Yemen. The Pentagon announced on Aug. 9 that the State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia, citing issues including the conflict in Yemen. The Pentagon announced on Aug. 9 that the State Department has approved the potential sale of more than 130 Abrams battle tanks,...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 8- Four U.S. senators introduced a joint resolution of disapproval on Thursday seeking to block the U.S. sale of $1.15 billion of Abrams tanks and other military equipment to Saudi Arabia. The measure was introduced by Republican Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee and Democrats Chris Murphy and Al Franken. There was no immediate indication of any...

  • Franken: I got my doctorate in megalomania studies from Trump University

    Sen. Al Franken returned to his comedy roots Monday, taking swipes at Donald Trump's business record in a Democratic National Convention address.

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    Google has been knocked around by Europe for anti-competitive practices, and now U.S. regulators are getting more vocal.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 22- Seven Democratic senators urged the U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday to block two mergers of major health insurance companies, saying that the proposed deals would mean higher premiums and lower-quality healthcare for consumers. "We urge the DOJ to challenge these mergers from proceeding and to prevent the damage they would cause to...

  • But, instead of reporting the events to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, within 30 days of discovering them, as required by law, Medtronic hid them, the Star Tribune said. Medtronic officials told the Star Tribune that the database of adverse events was misfiled internally and was reported to the FDA after it was rediscovered more than five years later.

  • Sen. Franken: Consumers will pay more with Comcast deal

    Sen. Al Franken, (D-MN), shares his concerns for the Comcast, Time Warner Cable deal. Sen. Franken feels consumers will be paying higher cable bills with fewer choices.

  • BERLIN, Oct 28- With the U.S. presidential election too close to call, hundreds of thousands of Americans living in Europe have been posting their absentee ballots with a sense that they could truly make a difference on Nov. 6.