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Silicon Valley-Bare Minimum With Russia Investigation

(CNN) - Facebook, Google and Twitter gave data to the Senate Intelligence Committee for their investigation into Russia's involvement in the 2016 election. But a firm hired by the committee said companies only gave a bare minimum of information…

California Abandons Plan To Tax Texts

San Francisco, CA (KGO) - California is dropping a plan to tax text messages. State regulators say a new FCC ruling is preventing them from imposing a tax on text plans. The state hoped to add new monthly fees…

NYPD Performs 'Wellness Check' On Pete Davidson

(CNN) - New York City police say they conducted a wellness check on "Saturday Night Live" performer Pete Davidson after the comedian posted a troubling message on Instagram. The 25-year-old posted on Instagram Saturday, "I really don't want to be…

Facebook Could Face Billion Dollar Fine For Breaches

(CNN) - Facebook could be facing a multi-billion dollar fine after a European regulator said it's launching an investigation into the company over failure to protect user privacy. The Irish Data Protection Commission oversees Facebook's compliance with European law.…

Process of Reuniting Families Almost Finished

(CNN) - A judge says the process to reunite children separated from their parents at the U.S. - Mexico is "very close" to completion. That word came Friday from U.S. District Judge Dana Sabraw who is overseeing the issue. A…

DOJ Russia Investigation Cost $25 Million

(CNN) - The cost of the Justice Department's ongoing investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election is now roughly $25 million. That's according to a new report filed Friday by the Special Counsel's office. The latest figures cover…

Amazon Extends Free Shipping, Same-Day Delivery

(CNN) - Amazon is extending it's free shipping for the holidays, even if customers don't have a Prime account. The promotion was slated to end Friday, but will now end December 18th. For Prime members the company has also…

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