Dec 12

‘Amazed’ at lack of concern over ‘grave’ threats from China: FBI official

ilkaydede/iStock(WASHINGTON) — In the past six months alone, U.S. news outlets and other publications have unleashed several hundred articles spotlighting the robust cyber-espionage threat the U.S. says is emanating from China. Congress has also held open hearings on the matter, and Trump administration officials have traveled the country to publicly warn Americans of the growing …

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Dec 12

Amazon workers in Staten Island announce plans to unionize

jetcityimage/iStock(NEW YORK) — Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse are launching a campaign to unionize, officials at the retail workers union confirmed on Wednesday. Employees at the Staten Island facility spoke about what they called problematic workplace conditions at a press conference in front of New York City Hall. The news of the organizing …

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Dec 12

Pompeo casts doubt on Saudi prince’s role in Khashoggi murder as CIA Director briefs House, Senate prepares to vote

LEAH MILLIS/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo again cast doubt on the reported CIA assessment that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was involved in the brutal murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi, saying the U.S. was still “developing” a “set of facts” and media reports about the assessment were “inaccurate.” …

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Dec 12

U.S. ethanol production, stocks down

U.S. ethanol production declined last week and stocks got a little tighter. The U.S. Energy Information Administration says production averaged 1.046 million barrels a day, down 23,000 on the week, with some plants restricting hours because of poor margins. The Renewable Fuels Association says the four-week average for production is now 1.051 million barrels per …

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Dec 12

McDonald’s has new antibiotic plan for beef

One of the world’s largest restaurants plans to source most of its beef from cattle that have not been treated with “medically important” antibiotics. Details of McDonald’s plan are posted on its website with the target at the end of 2020. McDonald’s says the goal is to reduce the overall use of antibiotics important to human health, …

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Dec 12

Stabenow pleased with strong Senate farm bill vote

One of the leaders of the farm bill effort in the Senate says she’s pleased it has passed. “We know for a fact and looking back at history it’s the largest vote in the history of farm bills. So, we’re very proud of the fact that there was such strong bipartisan support.” Michigan Senator Debbie …

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Dec 12

Fore! Justin Moore works on his swing Thursday morning on Golf Channel

ABC/Image Group LAJust how good is Justin Moore on the links? You can find out Thursday morning when he makes a special appearance on the Golf Channel.

Tune in Thursday at 10:30 A.M. ET to The Morning Drive to see Justin demonstrate his best swing and then work on it using analytic sports technology at GolfTec in Franklin, Tennessee.

Meanwhile, the Arkansas native’s latest single, “The Ones That Didn’t Make It Back Home,” is currently climbing the country chart. It’s the first taste of new music from Justin since 2016’s Kinda Don’t Care. Look for his new album sometime in 2019.

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Dec 12

Stolen gun, dozens of rounds of ammunition found in arsenal at public park: ‘He would’ve had access to hundreds of rounds’

Santa Ana Police Department(SANTA ANA, Calif.) — As girls gathered to play softball nearby, a man allegedly built an arsenal inside a shed at a Southern California public park, where he stored a loaded gun, a vest and over a dozen magazines of ammunition, according to police. The dangerous stash was uncovered after a softball …

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Dec 12

Officials: Five arrested in connection to shooting spree in France that killed two

pixinoo/iStockManhunt continues for shooter in suspected terrorist attack in France (STRASBOURG, France) — A major manhunt is underway in France for a suspect who opened fire in a Christmas market in Strasbourg on Tuesday night, killing two people and injuring 14 others in what authorities are investigating as a terrorist attack. French prosecutor Rémy Heitz …

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Dec 12

DOJ ‘not a tool of trade’ in Chinese exec dispute, official vows, after Trump suggests he might intervene

YinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) — As critics blast President Donald Trump for suggesting he might “intervene” in the Justice Department’s pending prosecution of a prominent Chinese executive so his administration can resolve a growing trade dispute with China, the Justice Department’s top national security official on Wednesday insisted his prosecutors will not be influenced by what the White …

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