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Articles from the May 25, 2019 edition

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  • Google says its applications will still function on Huawei devices after US order

    DPA, Wire Service|May 25, 2019

    Google services will continue to function on Huawei devices, the US company said Monday after the Trump administration imposed restrictions on doing business with the Chinese telecom giant. "We assure you while we are complying with all US gov't requirements, services like Google Play & security from Google Play Protect will keep functioning on your existing Huawei device," Google's Android operating system said in a statement. Reports emerged over the weekend that Google and other US...

  • Confining Livestock in Factory Farms is Inefficient, Inhumane and Dangerous

    Christian Daidone, SamoHi Student|May 25, 2019

    The reality of what goes on and why at factory farms where most get their animal-products is something that many aren't aware of, and something that deserves attention. The majority of animal-products in America are sourced from farms with confined livestock types also known as factory farms. Such farms are categorized on how many animal units for the area there are. In most cases, these farms sacrifice the welfare of animals and product quality for the number of animals and production output....

  • Iraq Intervenes to Block a War Between the US and Iran, It's 2 Closest Allies

    DPA Wire Service|May 25, 2019

    Baghdad/Washington (dpa) - The US is not seeking a war with Iran, US Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said after a closed-door briefing with lawmakers on rising tensions, saying a ramped up military presence in the Middle East was focused on deterrence. "We are not about going to war," Shanahan said in Washington on Tuesday. "We have deterred attacks based on our reposturing of assets, deterred attacks on Americans," he added. In recent weeks, the United States dispatched a carrier strike...

  • Federal Judge Denies Donald Trump's Motion to Quash Subpoena for 1040 Tax Returns

    DPA Wire Service|May 25, 2019

    Washington (dpa) - A federal judge on Monday ruled against President Donald Trump's legal team in its attempt to block a congressional committee's subpoena for years of the Trump Organization's financial records. The judge refused to block the subpoena, which came last month from the House Oversight and Reform Committee. Representative Elijah Cummings, chairman of the committee, issued the subpoena to Mazars USA, the long-time accounting firm for the president and the Trump Organization. Trump's...

  • Co-working spaces: Not just for start-up bros anymore

    Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times|May 25, 2019

    Co-working is often more pleasant these days than putting in eight hours at a traditional office. If you'd prefer a workspace that looks like a chic hotel lobby with waiters at your service, that can be arranged. Want to be around other women in a cabana on an outdoor terrace? There's a place in West Hollywood for you. Is your goal to hang with other creative types? There are co-working clubs that want you as a member. But while the offices strive to be oases of fellowship, the co-working...