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Trump ‘Very Seriously’ Considering 2024 Run, Plans to Help GOP in 2022

Former President Donald Trump is focused on helping Republicans flip the House of Representatives in 2022 but is also mulling another presidential run two years later, he said in an interview broadcast late Monday. “We are going to help with the House. I think we have a really good chance. I’m working with everybody, including […]

Child Safety Groups Urge Zuckerberg to Drop Plans for Instagram for Kids

A broad-based coalition of child safety advocates has sent a letter to Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg, urging him to abandon plans to launch a version of Instagram for children under 13, saying it’s not the right fix for the problem of kids lying about their age to get on the platform and it would “put […]

Some EU countries to miss April deadline for recovery plans: Commission

FILE PHOTO: European Commission Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis speaks during a news conference following a European Union finance ministers meeting in Brussels, Belgium March 16, 2021. REUTERS/Yves Herman/Pool April 16, 2021 By Jan Strupczewski BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Some European Union governments will miss the April 30 deadline to submit their recovery plans to the European Commission, […]

Cruise industry executives, health experts meet to discuss restart plans

FILE PHOTO: A view of the Coral Princess ship, of Princess Cruises fleet, with patients affected by coronavirus disease (COVID-19), as it docks at Miami Port, in Miami, Florida, U.S., April 4, 2020. REUTERS/Marco Bello/File Photo April 16, 2021 (Reuters) – Cruise industry executives met with health experts and White House staff earlier this week, […]

Advocacy group urges Zuckerberg to cancel plans to launch Instagram for kids

FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo April 15, 2021 (Reuters) – An advocacy group on Thursday called on Facebook Inc Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg to not create a version of photo-sharing app Instagram […]

Analysis: Chinese tech start-ups pull IPO plans as Beijing tightens scrutiny

FILE PHOTO: A sign for STAR Market, China’s new Nasdaq-style tech board, is seen after the listing ceremony of the first batch of companies at Shanghai Stock Exchange (SSE) in Shanghai, China July 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer April 12, 2021 By Samuel Shen and Scott Murdoch SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) – A growing number of Chinese tech […]

Biden Plans to Nominate Pro-Gun Control Advocate as ATF Director

President Joe Biden’s administration is slated to nominate gun control advocate David Chipman to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF), the agency that attempts to prevent the trafficking of firearms. Chipman, who previously served in the ATF for 25 years, is a former adviser to the gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun […]

Biden Administration Announces Plans to Curb ‘Ghost Guns,’ Push ‘Red Flag’ Legislation

President Joe Biden’s administration is taking action to stop the proliferation of so-called ghost guns and push states to adopt “red flag” legislation, the White House announced late Wednesday. Biden is directing the Department of Justice to, within 30 days, issue a proposed rule aimed at curbing the spread of so-called ghost guns, or guns […]

Russia says Myanmar sanctions could lead to civil war, but EU plans more

Villagers attend a protest against the military coup, in Launglon township, Myanmar April 4, 2021 in this picture obtained from social media. Dawei Watch/via REUTERS April 6, 2021 (Reuters) -Russia said on Tuesday the West risked triggering civil war in Myanmar by imposing sanctions on the military junta that has seized power in a coup, […]