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Government Closure Keeps Some Tech Ads Off The Air During Super Bowl LIII

Tech companies with new products awaiting Federal Communications Commission approval can’t advertise during Super Bowl LIII because of the federal government shutdown, affecting the rollout of some 5G cellular devices. With the FCC essentially closed due to lack of staffing, the regulatory-approval pipeline is closed, CNBC reported. Consequently, the shutdown, in its 24th day, affects …

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TSA Problems Are Causing a Travel Nightmare at Atlanta’s Airport, the World’s Busiest

Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is feeling the effects of the ongoing partial government shutdown more than most. Security lines at the hub were an hour to 90 minutes Monday, causing many flyers to miss their flights. This comes after reports Sunday that a traveler managed to board a flight from Atlanta carrying a firearm earlier this …

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Tulsi Gabbard, Megyn Kelly, Toxic Masculinity: Broadsheet January 14

Good morning, Broadsheet readers! Tulsi Gabbard enters the presidential race, Megyn Kelly cuts ties with NBC for good, and toxic masculinity hurts everyone–men and women. Have a mindful Monday. EVERYONE’S TALKING [bs_bullet_primary] Toxic masculinity’s universal plague. The American Psychological Association last week released extensive new guidelines aimed at promoting better mental health for boys and …

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Chinese Economy, Visa and Mastercard, PG&E CEO: CEO Daily for January 14, 2019

Good morning. Two excellent columns over the weekend, both by conservative-leaning columnists, that deserve your attention. The first is by David Brooks in The New York Times, citing Tucker Carlson’s “now famous rant on Fox News…that American elites are using ruthless market forces to enrich themselves and immiserate everyone else.” (You can watch Carlson’s fascinating …

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Winklevoss Twins: Bitcoin Can Overtake Gold With the Right Rules

The crypto markets are in a slump but Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss aren’t discouraged. The twin brothers, who are longtime fixtures in the Bitcoin world, believe digital currency has a bright future–so long as we have banking-style regulations that will help people trust it. That’s the message behind their first marketing campaign, titled “Revolution Needs …

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‘The Upside’ Takes the Top Spot at the Weekend Box Office, Downing ‘Aquaman’

Three new movies battled for the box-office crown in North American theaters and the surprise winner was “The Upside.” The dramatic comedy opened its first weekend with $19.6 million in ticket sales at 3,080 theaters, topping No. 2 Warner Bros. superhero blockbuster “Aquaman,” Comscore Inc. estimated Sunday. “The Upside,” the first film by STX Entertainment …

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