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Cyber Monday on Track to Set Record for Online Sales

(FOX NEWS) - Cyber Monday was poised to set a new record for online sales in the U.S., as more holiday shoppers used their smartphones to search for bargains. Shoppers spent a whopping $840 million by 10 a.m. ET, an…

AG to Represent Evers in Lawsuit Despite Conflict

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Republican Gov. Scott Walker ordered the state Department of Justice on Wednesday to represent schools Superintendent Tony Evers in a lawsuit alleging Evers is illegally writing education regulations without Walker's permission, even though the agency believes…

Minnesota Sen. Schoen to Resign Amid Sexual Misconduct Accusations

ST. PAUL, Minn. (KMSP) - Minnesota Sen. Dan Schoen's attorney confirmed to the Associated Press Tuesday that the embattled state politician will resign over sexual harassment allegations first reported in the MinnPost. Schoen, a Democrat who represents St. Paul Park and also works…

FCC Chairman Sets Out to Repeal 'Net Neutrality' Rules

WASHINGTON (AP) - Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai is following through on his pledge to repeal 2015 regulations designed to ensure that internet service providers treat all online content and apps equally. The concept, known as net neutrality, imposed…

Justice Dept. Sues to Stop AT&T's $85B Time Warner Deal

NEW YORK (AP) - The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom giant. The government claims that consume cable bills will rise…

Group Submits Signatures to Legalize Marijuana in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - A ballot committee proposing to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan has submitted more than 360,000 voter signatures in a bid for a statewide vote in 2018. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana…

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