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FCC Moves To Streamline Emergency ‘Blue Alerts’ For Threats To Law Enforcement

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Former President Barack Obama signed the Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015, surrounded by the families of two New York police officers who were killed in an ambush attack.

Created in 2015, Blue Alerts are similar to Amber Alerts, but aim to catch people who threaten or harm police officers. The DOJ asked the FCC to add a special code to the broadcast emergency system.

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After CEO Resignation, Is Uber Kalanick-less Or Kalanick-free?

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick, pictured here at a Vanity Fair summit in October 2016, resigned abruptly this week as the company

Few companies have had such a rapid fallout from such a vast number of crises stemming from the workplace culture perpetuated from the top, while appearing to be at the peak of its success.

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Intel Signs On As An Olympic Sponsor, Promising Virtual Reality And 360-Degree Video

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Intel’s CEO says it “will accelerate the adoption of technology for the future of sports on the world’s largest athletic stage.”

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Carla Fendi, Former President Of Luxury Fashion Brand, Dies

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Carla Fendi in London in 2014. She died Monday in Rome at the age of 79.

Fendi helped propel the label to international fame. She was 79.

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Tour Company Used By Otto Warmbier Will Stop Taking Americans To North Korea

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

A China-based tour company says it will no longer take U.S. citizens to North Korea. Here, Chinese vendors sell flags of North Korea and China along the Yalu River in Dandong, northern China, along the border with North Korea.

Young Pioneer Tours has also updated its North Korea FAQ page, starting with its top question: “How safe is it?”

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