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Judge Blocks Trump Administration’s Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas, Kentucky

A United States District Court judge has once again rejected President Donald Trump’s plan to require Medicaid recipients to meet certain work requirements in states including Arkansas and Kentucky, according to the Washington Post. The latest decision will likely be seen as a major setback for the Trump administration, which has long worked to curtail …

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Disney’s ‘Dumbo’ Earmarks at Least $50 Million for Its Opening Weekend Haul

Expect Dumbo to fly high in theaters this weekend. The Tim Burton-directed remake of the 1941 Disney classic is expected to make at least $50 million when it opens on March 29, according to Variety. That’s notably less than the opening-weekend hauls for such recent Disney remakes as 2016’s The Jungle Book and 2017’s Beauty …

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FDA Proposes Changes to Breast Cancer Screenings for Women With Dense Breasts

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Wednesday proposed changes to breast-cancer screening standards that would require mammogram providers to tell women whether they have dense breast tissue that can make detection of cancer more difficult. The proposal marks the biggest change in mammogram standards in two decades. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said the proposal …

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Trump Tweets About His Off-the-Book Meeting With Google’s CEO

President Donald Trump and Google CEO Sundar Pichai had a surprise meeting at the White House on Wednesday, where they discussed recent concerns over whether Google’s AI work may be indirectly benefiting the Chinese military. The meeting did not appear on Trump’s daily schedule, however judging by his tweets, it seemed to be a success. …

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Census Bureau Enlists Help of Tech Giants to Fight Disinformation: Report

The U.S. Census Bureau is enlisting the help of Silicon Valley tech giants to fight disinformation campaigns ahead of the 2020 Census. Reuters reports the bureau has asked Google, Facebook, and Twitter for help fighting fake news campaigns, which they believe will target the 2020 Census. An unnamed source told Reuters there is already evidence …

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Federal Trade Commission Fines Robocallers Millions of Dollars

The Federal Trade Commission has put four large robocall operations out of business. The scams have allegedly made billions of calls to people across the U.S. pitching auto warranties, debt-relief services, and home security systems, among others. The FTC said Tuesday those responsible are settling lawsuits with the agency. Facing legal action are NetDotSolutions, Higher …

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