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US election integrity depends on security-challenged firms

It was the kind of security lapse that gives election officials nightmares. In 2017, a private contractor left data on Chicago’s 1.8 million registered voters – including addresses, birth dates and partial Social Security numbers – [...]
Patrick Kennedy profits from opioid-addiction firms
The 50-year-old son of the late Sen. Edward M. Kennedy, who stepped down from Congress in 2011 amid his own decades-long battles with addiction and mental illness, is a [...]
Philippines launches inquiry into formula milk firms targeting poor
Philippines launches inquiry into formula milk firms targeting poor Health department to investigate after Guardian exposed illegal marketing methods An investigation showed formula milk companies targeting those that can afford it least in [...]
Twitter urged firms to delete data during 2016 campaign
Twitter quietly ramped up a campaign last year to permanently delete some user data from its social media platform and the files of commercial firms using it, raising concerns that the policy would help Russian cyberspies suspected of meddling [...]
Trump says minority-owned firms to succeed ‘especially with Trump as your president’
President Trump congratulated award-winning minority business owners at the White House Tuesday and said his administration is fighting “for every community in America.” “Each of you has just a remarkable past and I think an even more [...]
To Court Workers, Japanese Firms Try Being More Gay-Friendly
“In Japan, the image of L.G.B.T. people is in transition, from invisible to open,” said Ken Suzuki, who studies sexuality at Meiji University in Tokyo and is active in Japan’s gay-rights movement. Yet the reality for gay Japanese [...]
Tech firms’ fight against hate could haunt them
The tech industry’s crackdown on racism could complicate one of its biggest fights in Congress, where Silicon Valley is lobbying hard against legislation aimed at weeding out other harmful online content. In opposing bills that target online [...]
When some US firms move production overseas, they also offshore their pollution
This piece originally appeared on The Conversation. On April 22, as protesters swelled Earth Day rallies in U.S. cities and around the world, President Trump tweeted that he was “committed to keeping our air and water clean but always remember [...]

Michael Flynn Was Paid by Russian-Linked Firms, Letter Shows

Photo Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, center left, President Trump’s former national security adviser, and Russian president Vladimir V. Putin at a 2015 event in Moscow for the RT news group. [...]

Printing Money at Private Equity Firms

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