House passes bill to reopen IRS and other financial agencies, despite a White House veto threat

The House passed a financial services spending bill on Wednesday, the first of four appropriations bills the House will vote on this week in an attempt to reopen shuttered parts of government, despite the fact that the measures are not expected to go anywhere in the Senate and face a White House veto threat.


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What to expect at CES 2019: from smart speakers to intelligent toilets – Financial Times

  1. What to expect at CES 2019: from smart speakers to intelligent toilets  Financial Times
  2. Amazon-Google rivalry is going to heat up even more during the biggest gadget show of the year  CNBC
  3. 13 Alexa skills that you’ll use time and time again  Fox News
  4. All the new Google Assistant products from CES 2019  CNET
  5. CES 2019 Will Be Awash With Voice-Activated Gadgets. Will They Sell?  Fortune
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Activision Blizzard's chief financial officer is being given the boot – KitGuru

  1. Activision Blizzard’s chief financial officer is being given the boot  KitGuru
  2. Netflix Hires Activision CFO  The Wall Street Journal
  3. Activision Blizzard plans to fire its CFO for an unspecified cause  CNBC
  4. Activision Blizzard plans to fire its chief financial officer; Netflix may hire him (updated)  VentureBeat
  5. Netflix is said to have poached CFO from Activision Blizzard  CNBC
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800,000 government workers may need financial assistance as shutdown continues – NBC News

  1. 800,000 government workers may need financial assistance as shutdown continues  NBC News
  2. How many federal employees in N.J. aren’t getting paid because of the shutdown?  NJ.com
  3. These Service Members Will Work Without Paychecks During The Government Shutdown  HuffPost
  4. 42,000 Coast Guard members are the only military branch to work without pay during shutdown  NBC News
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Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, arrested in Canada – CBS News

  1. Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies, arrested in Canada  CBS News
  2. Chief financial officer of China’s Huawei arrested in Canada – official  Rappler
  3. Canada arrested Huawei’s CFO, and the US is seeking to extradite her  Business Insider
  4. Huawei’s CFO arrested in Canada, faces extradition to United States  CNN
  5. Huawei board member arrested in Canada for Iran sanctions violation  Boing Boing
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Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion to boost financial aid for low-income students

  1. Michael Bloomberg donates $1.8 billion to boost financial aid for low-income students  CBS News
  2. Michael Bloomberg, likely 2020 presidential candidate, donates record $1.8B to Johns Hopkins University  New York Daily News
  3. Bloomberg donates ‘unprecedented’ $1.8B to Johns Hopkins  Philly.com
  4. Bloomberg gives Johns Hopkins a record $1.8 billion for student financial aid  Washington Post
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