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FILE - This Feb. 25, 2020, photo shows the icon for TikTok taken in New York. TikTok said Tuesday, July 7, 2020, it will stop operations in Hong Kong, joining other social media companies in warily eyeing ramifications of a sweeping national security law that took effect last week.(AP Photo, File)
TikTok to leave Hong Kong as security law raises worriesTikTok says it will stop operations in Hong Kong after the city enacted a sweeping national security law last week
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 30, 2016, file photo, investor Ray Washburne waits for an elevator in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York. As much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump's election efforts, according to an Associated Press analysis of federal data that was released Monday, July 6, 2020. Irving, Texas-based M Crowd Restaurant Group, which owns 27 Texas restaurants including the Mi Cocina chain, was approved for between $5 million and $10 million. Washburne, one of the company’s founders, was vice chairman of the Trump Victory Committee in 2016 and donated $100,000 to the PAC last August. The company did not respond to a request for comment. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
Trump donors among early recipients of coronavirus loansAs much as $273 million in federal coronavirus aid was awarded to more than 100 companies that are owned or operated by major donors to President Donald Trump’s election efforts
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Judge blocks auction of so-called Hawaiian princess' thingsA judge is blocking an auction of items belonging to a Native Hawaiian heiress some consider a princess
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The logo of the Samsung Electronics Co. is seen at its shop in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, July 7, 2020. Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by robust demand for memory chips used in personal computers and servers as the coronavirus pandemic has more people working from home. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Samsung projects 23% jump in 2Q profit on strong chip salesSamsung Electronics Co. has reported that its operating profit for the last quarter likely rose 23% from the same period last year, helped by strong demand as people bought new equipment to be able to work from home during the pandemic
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019, file photo, a campaign poster for Seattle City Council incumbent candidate Kshama Sawant is posted outside her campaign headquarters in Seattle. The City Council on Monday, July 6, 2020, approved a new tax on big businesses two years after the council repealed a similar tax amid pressure from corporations such as Amazon. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
Seattle City Council approves new tax on big businessThe Seattle City Council has approved adopting a new tax on big businesses, two years after the council repealed a similar tax amid pressure from corporations such as Amazon and the prospect of a voter referendum
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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