LIVE: Senate holds hearing on impact of social media on homeland security – 9/14/22 – CNBC Television

LIVE: Senate holds hearing on impact of social media on homeland security – 9/14/22 – CNBC Television

LIVE: Senate holds hearing on impact of social media on homeland security – 9/14/22CNBC Television Twitter Whistleblower Testifies Before Senate Committee: Live UpdatesCNN Former Twitter chief tells Congress foreign agents are ‘on payroll’ and have access to user dataFox Business Twitter whistleblower testifies to Senate about major security flaws: ‘They don’t know what they have’CNBC … Read more

Twitter warned by FBI that it employs a Chinese agent: whistleblower

Twitter warned by FBI that it employs a Chinese agent: whistleblower

Twitter whistleblower Peiter “Mudge” Zatko portrayed the social media giant as a cesspool of cybersecurity and privacy risks in dramatic congressional statements on Tuesday — even claiming the site had at least one undercover Chinese agent on its payroll. Zatko, a famous hacker who served as Twitter’s chief of security between November 2020 and early … Read more

Senate faced with government funding, same-sex marriage in return

Senate faced with government funding, same-sex marriage in return

The Senate will later return on Tuesday from its August recess, with lawmakers facing tight deadlines to pass key legislative priorities, including keeping the government open after the end of this month. Congress has until Sept. 30 to approve a stopgap measure to avoid a partial government shutdown, but that’s just one of many pressing … Read more

Pakistan’s Largest Natural Lake Is Rising To Dangerous Levels Due To Monsoon

Pakistan’s Largest Natural Lake Is Rising To Dangerous Levels Due To Monsoon

ISLAMABAD (AP) — More flooding is expected in southern Pakistan, where Lake Manchar swelled from unprecedented monsoon rains that began in mid-June, officials warned on Sunday. The deluge has so far killed nearly 1,300 people. Meteorologists predicted more rain in the region in the coming days and authorities urged villagers in the Jamshoro and Dadu … Read more

Charlie Crist Resigns From Congress As Florida Governor Race Heats Up – Tampa Bay Now

Charlie Crist Resigns From Congress As Florida Governor Race Heats Up – Tampa Bay Now

WASHINGTON, DC. (CNN) — A week after winning the Democratic primary for Florida governor, Rep. Charlie Crist will resign his seat in the US House at the end of Wednesday, his campaign confirmed. By resigning from Congress, Crist can focus on his race against Republican administration Ron DeSantis. In 2018, DeSantis also resigned from his … Read more

Joe Biden signs sweeping climate and healthcare bill

Joe Biden signs sweeping climate and healthcare bill

KIAWAH ISLAND, SC (AP) — President Joe Biden will sign Democrats’ groundbreaking Climate Change and Healthcare Bill on Tuesday, delivering what he has called the “final piece” of his pared-down domestic agenda as he seeks to advance the interests of to boost his party. less than three months before the midterm elections. The legislation includes … Read more

In Biden’s Big Bill: Climate, Health Care, Deficit Reduction

In Biden’s Big Bill: Climate, Health Care, Deficit Reduction

WASHINGTON (AP) — Largest ever investment in US to fight climate change. A hard-fought cap on the out-of-pocket cost of prescription drugs for Medicare recipients. A new minimum corporate tax to make sure big companies pay their fair share. And there are still billions left to pay off the federal deficits. All things considered, the … Read more

Senate MP agrees to most of Dems price controls

Senate MP agrees to most of Dems price controls

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate MP narrowed down Democrats’ plan to curb drug prices but left it largely unscathed on Saturday, Democrats said, as party leaders prepared to move their sprawling economic bill across the room. Elizabeth MacDonough, the chamber’s arbitrator, said provisions should be removed that would force drug manufacturers to pay discounts if … Read more

“How many more mass shootings do we have to endure?”: Assault weapons ban passed by House, probably shot by Senate

“How many more mass shootings do we have to endure?”: Assault weapons ban passed by House, probably shot by Senate

The House has passed a bill to ban assault weapons — though barely — and it’s likely to be dropped in the Senate. The 2022 assault weapons ban was passed in a final vote on Friday from 217-213, as representatives did not vote strictly along party lines. two Republicans, Chris Jacobs (RN.Y.) and Brian Fitzpatrick … Read more

Florida’s Allen Ellison wants Mega Millions winner to ‘rain it’ for his campaign

Florida’s Allen Ellison wants Mega Millions winner to ‘rain it’ for his campaign

A Florida poll running for Congress has taken to Twitter to plead for a large donation from the unknown Illinois cardholder of Friday’s staggering $1.28 billion jackpot prize. “Which of my Illinois supporters won that Mega Millions jackpot?” said Democrat Allen Ellison in his Hail Mary tweet Saturday. ‘Don’t hold back now. Let it rain.. … Read more