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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: Oct 30 2017 - 12:06am

    WHITE BEACH NAVAL FACILITY, Japan — Two women from Hawaii who were adrift on a storm-battered sailboat in the Pacific for months set foot on solid ground Monday at a U.S. Naval base in southern Japan.

  2. Posted: Oct 30 2017 - 12:06am

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Thousands of people in the Northeast were without power early Monday as severe weather pounded the region with powerful winds and drenching rains.

  3. Posted: Oct 30 2017 - 12:06am

    Trump comes ahead with fresh criticism of Russia inquiry

  4. Posted: Oct 30 2017 - 12:05am

    California surfer makes board using 10,000 cigarette butts

  5. Posted: Oct 29 2017 - 12:06am

    Egypt triggers major security shakeup a week after ambush

  6. | Posted: Oct 29 2017 - 12:06am

    MOGADISHU, Somalia — A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia’s capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other attackers inside the building, police said. Two more blasts were heard, one when an attacker detonated a suicide vest.

  7. | Posted: Oct 29 2017 - 12:06am

    NEW YORK — A conservative website with strong ties to the Republican establishment triggered the investigation into Donald Trump’s past that ultimately produced the dossier that alleged a compromised relationship between the president and the Kremlin.

  8. Posted: Oct 28 2017 - 12:05am

    Facebook announces new transparency

  9. | Posted: Oct 28 2017 - 12:05am

    BARCELONA, Spain — In one of the most momentous days in recent Spanish history, Spain fired Catalonia’s regional government and dissolved its parliament Friday after a defiant Catalan declaration of independence that flouted the country’s constitution.

  10. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 12:05am

    A computer server crucial to a lawsuit against Georgia election officials was quietly wiped clean by its custodians just after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned.

  11. | Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 12:05am

    GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubled down Thursday on Washington’s call for Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power, looking past recent battlefield gains by his Russian-backed forces to insist that “the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end.”

  12. Posted: Oct 27 2017 - 12:05am

    Trump holding back some JFK files, others are out

  13. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 11:15pm

    WASHINGTON — Celestino Almeda joined the Philippine Commonwealth Army in 1941, fought alongside U.S. soldiers during World War II and for nearly a decade has been seeking money the federal government had promised.

  14. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 3:29pm

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic senators on Thursday criticized a National Park Service plan to impose steep increases in entrance fees at 17 of its most popular parks, including the Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone and Zion, calling the proposed rates “arbitrary and unjustifiable.”

  15. | Posted: Oct 26 2017 - 12:05am

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Republicans were at odds on Wednesday over changing the 401(k) retirement program to help finance tax cuts, with the president insisting the middle-class favorite will remain untouched and lawmakers open to revisions.