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India, US struggling to bridge trade dispute as…

American dairy farmers, distillers and drugmakers have been eager to break into India, but it looks like they'll have to wait

Are U.S. Hospitals Prepared for the Coronavirus?

As the outbreak of the Coronavirus grows, many wonder if U.S. hospitals are prepared for the worst.

US 'honor roll' of historic places often ignores…

The National Register of Historic Places is the government’s official honor roll for more than 95,000 sites that are important to the story of the United States

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With…

Twitter Update Lets You Populate Old Threads With New Tweets The update is called "continue thread," and it is available on Twitter's iOS app. Only some users have access for now, and Twitter has not revealed when everyone will get it. To use "continue thread," a composition window becomes available when you write out a new tweet. This window lets you see old tweets and threads, allowing you to pick which one to link with the new message. In the older tweet, "continue thread" is an option in the three dots menu. Once clicked, your latest tweet merges with the past thread.

Opioid settlement still elusive as some lawyers…

Lawyers for some state and local governments say the deal being offered by companies in a sweeping national settlement over the toll of opioids isn't enough

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Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices

Stadia Is Coming to More Android Devices The tech giant has confirmed its game streaming service will be available on a range of Android devices following the Feb. 20 update. The company revealed that “in addition to the Pixel family, Stadia will now support phones from Samsung, ASUS, and Razer.” A WiFi connection is required, while Google reiterated Stadia can also be used on tablets, desktops, laptops and on TVs through Google Chromecast Ultra. Google’s vice president, Phil Harrison, recently confirmed the company is planning a free tier edition of Stadia later this year. Phil Harrison, via statement

Buffett says Wall Street advice usually favors…

Billionaire Warren Buffett says taking advice from Wall Street on deals is a bit like asking “the barber whether you need a haircut.”

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids…

TikTok Is Letting Parents Control How Long Kids Can Spend on App 'Family Safety Mode' has made its debut in the U.K. It will spread to other areas in the coming weeks. Parents must have their own TikTok accounts to make the feature work. The mode lets parents control how much of the app kids can use, such as restricting certain content. Parents can also limit the amount of messages their child's account receives. Shutting off messages completely is an option too. TikTok blog post, via The Verge

Unscripted 'Friends' reunion special to launch…

WarnerMedia's new streaming service will debut with some extra “Friends.”

Microsoft Partners With Samsung for Cloud-Based…

Microsoft Partners With Samsung for Cloud-Based Game Streaming Service The two companies have come together for the new partnership to create a "premium" streaming experience for gamers. David S. Park, head of Samsung's U.S. marketing team, revealed the news at the launch event for Microsoft's 'Forza Street' game on the Galaxy smartphones. David S. Park, via statment Though nothing has been revealed yet, it has been suggested the partnership could see xCloud come to Samsung's phones. Kareem Choudhry, Microsoft's Project xCloud boss, teased the possibility in a statement to The Verge. Kareem Choudhry, to The Verge

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on…

Greyhound, the nation's largest bus company, says it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a warrant to board its buses to conduct routine immigration checks

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Fed officials downplay virus even as markets see…

When Wall Street expects the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates, should that influence the Fed's decisions

Wells Fargo to pay $3B to resolve probes into…

Wells Fargo has agreed to pay $3 billion to settle criminal and civil investigations into a long-running practice whereby company employees opened millions of unauthorized bank accounts in order to meet unrealistic sales goals

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Arizona governor pulls immigration plan amid…

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey spent years opposing divisive anti-immigration legislation, then embraced it this year

Judge questions plan to remove capsized ship in…

A federal judge is asking detailed questions about plans to remove an overturned cargo ship on the Georgia coast by sawing it into eight enormous chunks

Deere sees some stability on farms in bruising…

Deere has reported a surprisingly strong first quarter after an extended period in which the tractor maker was bruised by the ongoing trade war between the United States and China

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Former Iowa governor, US ag secretary to monitor…

Former Iowa governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has been hired to monitor Purdue Pharma as the OxyContin maker goes through bankruptcy