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Business · Washington

Twitter to pay $150M penalty over privacy of users' data

39% Center coverage: 53 sources
Twitter Inc. has agreed to pay $150 million in civil penalties to resolve allegations. The social media giant failed to protect users' data privacy in line with a 2011 agreement with the FTC. The settlement will resolve allegations that Twitter violated the FTC Act and an administrative order issued by the FTC in 2011.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

FDA chief admits slow response to formula shortage

56% Center coverage: 18 sources
FDA Commissioner Robert Califf testifies before a House subcommittee. Califf lays out a series of setbacks that slowed his agency's response. The shortage largely stems from Abbott's Michigan plant, which the FDA shut down in February. Abbott and the FDA have reached an agreement to reopen the plant next week.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden says Second Amendment 'not absolute' at police executive order signing

44% Right coverage: 18 sources
President Joe Biden said Wednesday that the Second Amendment is not absolute. He called for new limitations on guns in the wake of this week's massacre at a Texas elementary school. Biden was speaking at the White House before signing an executive order on policing. He that he would visit Texas with first lady Jill Biden in the coming days.See the Story
Europe · Washington

Roche develops 3 types of test kits for monkey pox virus

42% Center coverage: 12 sources
Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche announced on the 25th that it has developed three types of test kits to detect the monkey pox virus. The background is that the infection of the virus, which is not usually seen outside of Africa, is spreading in Europe and the United States.See the Story
Europe · Washington

G7 scrambles to keep climate agenda on track as Ukraine war roils energy supplies

55% Right coverage: 11 sources
Ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) countries want to reaffirm a commitment to cap global warming at 1.5 degrees Celsius. The group will also consider committing to a phase-out of coal power generation by 2030, according to a draft communique. The draft could change considerably by the time talks conclude on Friday.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Bipartisan talks on "red flag laws" pick up after Texas shooting

45% Center coverage: 9 sources
Senate Democrats and Republicans held small-group discussions Wednesday to gauge bipartisan support for passage of any legislation in the wake of the Uvalde school shooting. The most realistic path, as of now, seems to be through "red flag" legislation, which would allow authorities to temporarily take guns away from people considered to be a threat. Legislation that would expand background checks or address loopholes on waiting periods are also being discussed.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Trump Eyes Elise Stefanik as Possible Running Mate

67% Left coverage: 6 sources
Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York is the latest Republican to catch Donald Trump's eye. Sources say the former President thinks Stefanik is a fierce and loyal attack dog. Trump has been surveying close friends and allies on what they think of Stefanik, sources say.See the Story
Opinion · Washington

Senators Demand Biden Turn Over All Internal Records on ‘Ministry of Truth’

100% Right coverage: 5 sources
The Senators sent a joint letter Monday to DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas - Five Senators have demanded that the Biden administration turn over all internal records on the n...See the Story
Europe · Washington

World Bank's Malpass says war in Ukraine may trigger global recession

75% Center coverage: 4 sources
The president of the World Bank has warned of the impact of rising energy prices. He said it was hard to see how the world could avoid a repeat of the 2008 financial crisis. Russia and Ukraine make up 53% of the world's sunflower oil and 27% of its wheat.See the Story

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