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FCC chairman sets out to scrap open internet access rules

| | Nov 22 2017 - 12:06am | Comments

MENLO PARK, Calif. — The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission set out Tuesday to scrap rules around open internet access, a move that would allow giant cable and telecom companies to throttle broadband speeds and favor their own services if they wish.

  1. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 4:28pm

    President Donald Trump declared his first Asian tour “tremendously successful” as he hopped on a plane bound for Washington. But when he landed at the White House late Tuesday he arrived with few concrete accomplishments in hand.

  2. | Posted: Nov 14 2017 - 12:06am

    Bipartisan analysis: Senate bill would hike taxes for 13.8M

  3. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 9:50pm

    ANAHEIM, Calif. — New guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure, adding 30 million Americans to those who have the condition, which now plagues nearly half of U.S. adults.

  4. | Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:05am

    MANILA, Philippines — President Donald Trump is winding down his lengthy Asia trip with an international summit and a series of meetings with Pacific Rim allies, including his host in the Philippines who is overseeing a bloody drug war.

  5. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:05am

    Canadian Mounties arrest 5 naked suspects after kidnapping

  6. Posted: Nov 13 2017 - 12:05am

    Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills more than 140

  7. | Posted: Nov 12 2017 - 12:06am

    HANOI, Vietnam — Days before returning home from a whirlwind trip to Asia, President Donald Trump was back on the defensive over Russian election meddling, saying he considers President Vladimir Putin’s denials sincere, dismissing former U.S. intelligence officials as “political hacks” and accusing Democrats of trying to sabotage relations between the two countries.

  8. Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    U.S. joins calls for PM’s return to Lebanon from Saudi Arabia

  9. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    DANANG, Vietnam — Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries said they reached an agreement Saturday to proceed with the free-trade Trans-Pacific Partnership deal that was in doubt after President Donald Trump abandoned it. However, an immediate formal endorsement by the countries’ leaders meeting in Vietnam appeared unlikely.

  10. | Posted: Nov 11 2017 - 12:05am

    NEW YORK — With his career imploding over allegations of sexual misconduct, comedian Louis C.K. confessed Friday to masturbating in front of women and expressed remorse for wielding his influence “irresponsibly.”

  11. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 9:07am

    WASHINGTON — A month before Alabama’s special election, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore abruptly faced lurid allegations Thursday of sexual misconduct with minors decades ago — and an immediate backlash from party leaders who demanded he get out of the race if the accusations prove true.

  12. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    BEIJING — President Donald Trump set aside his blistering rhetoric in favor of friendly overtures to China on Thursday, trying to flatter his hosts into establishing a more balanced trade relationship and doing more to blunt North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.

  13. Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    GOP leaders bolt after Moore sexual misconduct claim

  14. | Posted: Nov 10 2017 - 12:06am

    SAN FRANCISCO — Disguised Russian agents on Twitter rushed to deflect scandalous news about Donald Trump just before last year’s presidential election while straining to refocus criticism on the mainstream media and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, according to an Associated Press analysis of since-deleted accounts.

  15. | Posted: Nov 9 2017 - 12:06am

    LA VERNIA, Texas — By the time Paul Brunner rolled up in his ambulance to the worst mass shooting in Texas history, the First Baptist Church was a chaotic triage scene. Parents cried and kids screamed, and nearly all the victims appeared to have been hit more than once.