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  • Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) speaks to reporters in the Senate basement before a weekly policy luncheon on April 2, 2019 in Washington, DC.

    Sen. Richard Blumenthal says the U.S. needs to be tough on China but he is concerned about the way President Trump is going about it.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Two U.S. senators criticized reported plans for a Federal Trade Commission settlement with Facebook for misuse of consumers' personal data.

  • Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA)

    The bill, which Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., introduced with co-sponsor Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., bans online platforms with over 100 million monthly active users from using so-called "dark patterns."

  • Eleven Democratic senators said Monday that they will investigate Juul's marketing practices and its deal with Marlboro maker Altria.

  • April 1- Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd said on Monday that it was in talks with U.S. government authorities about whether it should continue to own popular gay dating app Grindr LLC. Reuters reported last week that the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States, a U.S. government panel that scrutinizes deals for national security...

  • Linda McMahon

    McMahon will leave her Cabinet-level role in President Donald Trump's administration on April 12.

  • March 27- Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has informed Kunlun that its...

  • The 'Grindr' app logo is seen amongst other dating apps on a mobile phone screen.

    Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech is seeking to sell Grindr after a U.S. government panel raised concerns about its ownership.

  • March 27- Chinese gaming company Beijing Kunlun Tech Co Ltd is seeking to sell Grindr LLC, the popular gay dating app it has owned since 2016, after a U.S. government national security panel raised concerns about its ownership, according to people familiar with the matter. The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States has informed Kunlun that its...

  • DETROIT, March 26- Wednesday will be a pivotal day for aircraft maker Boeing Co and the federal aviation safety regulators as they try to rebuild trust following two deadly crashes of Boeing 737 MAX airliners. Also on Wednesday in Washington, D.C., a Senate panel plans to question the acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration, the Transportation...

  • They are expected to ask the FAA about the program that allows companies to perform functions on the FAA's behalf at a Senate hearing on Wednesday. The panel's findings and recommendations will be presented directly to Chao and the FAA, the Transportation Department said. Acting FAA chief Dan Elwell, National Transportation Safety Board chairman Robert...

  • Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) appears on 'Meet the Press' in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019.

    The memo targeted four Democratic lawmakers including Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Rep. Jerry Nadler of New York, as well as Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez and former CIA Director John Brennan.

  • *U.S. lawmaker urges Boeing, FAA employees to come forward. WASHINGTON/ JAKARTA, March 22- A U.S. lawmaker on Friday urged current or former Boeing Co and Federal Aviation Administration employees to come forward with any information about the certification program for the 737 MAX, which has suffered two fatal crashes in five months. Boeing and the FAA are under...

  • In November, Reuters reported that federal prosecutors had launched a criminal investigation into Hyundai and Kia to determine if vehicle recalls linked to engine defects had been conducted properly. Hyundai and Kia said they were cooperating with the investigation. Hyundai added that it had improved its "engine manufacturing" and was reaching out to...

  • March 18- A group of U.S. states is investigating Hyundai Motor Co and Kia Motors Corp for potential unfair and deceptive acts related to reports of hundreds of vehicle fires, Connecticut Attorney General William Tong said on Monday. In November, Reuters reported that federal prosecutors had launched a criminal investigation into Hyundai and Kia to determine...

  • In November, Reuters reported that federal prosecutors had launched a criminal investigation into Hyundai and Kia to determine if vehicle recalls linked to engine defects had been conducted properly. Hyundai and Kia did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In 2015, Hyundai recalled 470,000 U.S.

  • *US, Canada ground Boeing MAX jets. *Norwegian Air wants compensation from Boeing. GORA-BOKKA, Ethiopia/ OTTAWA, March 13- President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States would ground Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets, following Europe and other nations that have already stopped the planes flying due to safety concerns, following an Ethiopian Airlines crash on...

  • *Canada says it is grounding Boeing MAX jets. GORA-BOKKA, Ethiopia/ OTTAWA, March 13- Germany's federal agency responsible for investigating air accidents will not analyse the black box from the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed on Sunday, casting uncertainty over the process of finding out what may have caused the disaster. A spokesman for Ethiopian...

  • *Canada says it is grounding Boeing MAX jets. GORA-BOKKA, Ethiopia/ OTTAWA, March 13- Canada became the latest country to ground Boeing's 737 MAX jets on Wednesday following an Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people, saying satellite data suggested similarities to a previous crash involving the same plane model. Countries around the world- with the...

  • *Norwegian Air wants compensation from Boeing. GORA-BOKKA, Ethiopia, March 13- The Ethiopian Airlines pilot whose jet crashed killing 157 people had reported internal control problems, the firm said on Wednesday, as it prepared to send the black boxes to Europe from a disaster that has rocked the global aviation industry. The still unexplained crash, which...