(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc on Wednesday said shareholders rejected proposals to curb and audit its facial recognition service, just as members of Congress indicated there was bipartisan support to one day regulate the technology. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics centre in Boves, France, May 13, 2019. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File
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(Reuters) – General Motors Co faces pushback over its request that U.S. regulators waive some automobile safety standards to make it possible to deploy a ride-sharing fleet of driverless cars without steering wheels or other human controls. FILE PHOTO: The GM logo is seen at the General Motors Lansing Grand River Assembly Plant in Lansing,
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CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) – Canada’s main crude-producing province Alberta tabled a bill to repeal the provincial carbon tax on Wednesday, setting up a legal tussle between Premier Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party and Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government in Ottawa. FILE PHOTO: Jason Kenney, leader of the United Conservative Party (UCP), meets as Alberta premier-designate with
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Two-time winner and local favorite Stan Wawrinka was ousted in the Round of 16 at the Banque Eric Sturdza Geneva Open in Switzerland on Wednesday, as Bosnia’s Damir Dzumhur rallied past him 3-6, 6-3, 6-4. FILE PHOTO: Tennis – ATP 1000 – Monte Carlo Masters – Monte-Carlo Country Club, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France – April 16, 2019
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped multiple investigations. “I don’t do cover-ups,”
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, three of his children and the Trump Organization on Wednesday lost their bid to block Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp from providing financial records to Democratic lawmakers investigating Trump’s businesses. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he speaks at the Wounded Warrior
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Census Bureau should ask about survey-takers’ criminal records to help policymakers address weaknesses in the judicial system and rehabilitation, an economist at a conservative think-tank plans to tell lawmakers on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Balloons decorate an event for community activists and local government leaders to mark the one-year-out launch
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut off a meeting with U.S. congressional Democrats on infrastructure spending, then ripped into them over intensifying investigations by lawmakers and U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up. “I don’t do cover-ups,” an agitated Trump told reporters at a previously
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump looks at supporters before boarding Air Force One after addressing a Trump 2020 re-election campaign rally in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, U.S. May 20, 2019. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As Democrats in the U.S. Congress debated possibly impeaching Republican President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday
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U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks during a farewell ceremony for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, U.S., May 9, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said he would hold off enforcing a subpoena against Attorney General William Barr after
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