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Our Subscribers get real about their issues with the AirPods Pro

Billy Steele / Engadget The active noise cancellation also gained its share of accolades, with David noting they “do a great job all around on this front. They perform great at blocking out traffic when you’re walking down the street, or for drowning out background noise at a restaurant. They’re only somewhat okay for reducing…

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Hong Kong issues arrest warrant for U.S. citizen under new national security law

BEIJING — A U.S. citizen is among six pro-democracy activists to have arrest warrants issued for them by Hong Kong police for suspected violations under a new national security law, Chinese state media reported late Friday.Samuel Chu, the managing director of the D.C.-based Hong Kong Democracy Council, an advocacy group, wrote on Twitter that he…

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CISA Issues Emergency Vulnerability Warning

The US Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has given all government agencies 24 hours to fix a critical vulnerability in Windows Server. An emergency directive was issued yesterday instructing agencies to deploy patches or mitigations by 2pm EDT today to resolve the CVE-2020-1350 vulnerability, also known as SIGRed.  The flaw is a…

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US issues guidelines but no new rules for safe air travel

Federal officials said Thursday that airlines should consider limiting capacity on planes to promote social distancing, but they are not considering making the airlines do it.The officials also recommended — but did not move to require — that travelers wear face coverings in airports and on planes. All leading U.S. airlines now require passengers to…

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Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump that Interpol rejects

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday. Interpol later said it wouldn’t consider Iran’s request, meaning…

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Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

By NASSER KARIMI TEHRAN, Iran  — Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the U.S. drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said Monday. While Trump faces no danger of arrest,…

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Mall owner CBL issues ‘going concern’ warning after skipped interest payment

CoolSprings Galleria Mall, Franklin, TNSource: CBL PropertiesMall owner CBL & Associates said Friday that its ability to continue as a going concern is in doubt after the retailers in its properties have skipped rent payments during the Covid-19 crisis, forcing CBL to miss its own interest payment. The Chattanooga, Tennessee-based real estate company, which owns 108 properties…

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NASA issues contract to Northrop Grumman for Gateway module

by Jeff Foust — June 6, 2020 Northrop Grumman will build the Habitation and Logistics Outpost (HALO) module for the lunar Gateway, which will launch together with the Power and Propulsion Element. Credit: NASA WASHINGTON — NASA announced June 5 that it awarded a contract to Northrop Grumman to begin work on a habitation module…

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US issues Tiananmen condemnation as Trump threatens protesters

NEW YORK — The U.S. State Department on Wednesday condemned the “sheer brutality” Beijing displayed 31 years ago in its suppression of peaceful pro-democracy protesters at Tiananmen Square, as domestic division grows over whether force should be used to rein in protests on American soil.”Today we honor the brave Chinese people whose peaceful calls for…

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US Navy issues new guidelines after close Iran encounters

By Jon Gambrell | AP, DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The U.S. Navy warned Tuesday it will take “lawful defensive measures” against vessels in the Mideast that come within 100 meters (yards) of its warships, offering specific guidelines after a recent close encounter with Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf. Defensive measures have typically included turning a…