Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is helping Venezuela build a system that monitors citizen behavior through a new identification card. The "fatherland card," already used by the government to track voting, worries many in Venezuela and beyond.
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S&P 500 falls for fifth day as financials drag
Wall Street stocks fell on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 notching a fifth straight day of losses as financial stocks were hit by fears that regulations on the banking industry would tighten once the Democratic Party takes control of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Uber posts $1 billion loss in quarter as growth in bookings slows
Uber Technologies Inc said on Wednesday that growth in bookings for its ride-hailing and delivery services rose 6 percent in the latest quarter, the third quarter in a row that growth has remained in the single digits after double-digit growth for all of last year.
Justice Department calls Trump appointment of Whitaker lawful
The Justice Department on Wednesday defended the legality of President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general to replace the ousted Jeff Sessions, rejecting the views of critics that the move ran afoul of the U.S. Constitution and federal law.
Congress watchdog begins inquiry into housing hazards at U.S. military bases
The investigative arm of Congress has launched an inquiry into hazards faced by the occupants of housing on U.S. military bases and the oversight of those conditions by the armed services.
Possible witnesses against 'El Chapo' revealed at U.S. trial
A defense lawyer for Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman on Wednesday named some of the former close associates of the Mexican drug lord -- including his alleged head of operations in Central America -- who will likely testify against him at a U.S. trial.
President Trump poised to endorse U.S. House prison reform bill
President Donald Trump was poised to endorse a bipartisan U.S. House bill on Wednesday that would reform the federal prison system to help inmates prepare for life after their release, but the legislation still faces an uncertain future in the Senate.
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