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FCC wants to relax kids' TV rules for the Netflix era

The Federal Communications Commission has begun the process of loosening requirements for children's TV programming, arguing that the old rules aren't needed in the era of kids-focused apps and streaming services.  When it comes to kids' content,

12 Russian Agents Indicted, Accused of Hacking the DNC

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced new charges against 12 Russian intelligence officers accused of hacking the Democratic National Committee, the Clinton presidential campaign, and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

White House Correspondents' Association fires back at President Trump over latest media attacks

Margaret Talev, the president of the White House Correspondents’ Association, slammed President Donald Trump after he lashed out at the media during his visit to the United Kingdom.

Judicial Transparency Group 'Fix the Court' Presses for Kavanaugh Documents

Judicial transparency group Fix the Court continues to try to get info on Brett Kavanaugh's time at the White House and working on the Starr Report. Kavanaugh, a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C.

Brett Kavanaugh, Who Has Ruled Against Campaign Finance Regulations, Could Bring An Avalanche of Big Money to Elections

DC Circuit Court Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s appellate court decisions and public comments suggest that he will accelerate the trend toward a political system dominated by wealthy elites — often operating in the shadows, without any form of disclosure

Secret money funds more than 40 percent of outside congressional ads

Secret donors financed more than four out of every 10 television ads that outside groups broadcast in 2018 to influence November’s high-stakes congressional elections.

The Battle Between Comcast and Disney Has Moved to London. This Rule Is Why.

Twenty-First Century Fox finally got clearance on July 12 from Britain’s culture secretary to pursue its takeover of Sky, after 18 months of trying.

President Trump Calls His Criticism Of British Prime Minister 'Fake News'

President Donald Trump denied criticizing British Prime Minister Theresa May on her home soil July 13, despite being quoted in an interview with a British tabloid saying she had gone "the opposite way" and ignoring advice he gave her regarding Bri

Justice Department to appeal its loss in the AT&T-Time Warner trial

The Justice Department filed an appeal challenging its loss in the AT&T-Time Warner antitrust trial.

Sens Markey, Bluemnthal Call for Investigation of Smart TV Industry Over Privacy Concerns

Sens Ed Markey (D-MA) and Richard Bluemthal (D-CT) have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate the business practices of smart-television manufacturers amid worries that companies are tracking consumers’ viewing behavior without their k