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House and Senate leaders have reached an agreement Wednesday on federal spending for the next six months, kicking off a race to keep the government open ahead of a Friday funding deadline.
The European data protection supervisor on Wednesday called for privacy regulators to work more closely with election and media authorities to clamp down on the spread of "fake news," saying that the standard approach of fighting online data manipulation with increased transparency wasn't enough.
Illinois' Northshore University Health System, which has four locations in the suburban Chicago area, was hit with a putative class action in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday over claims that its practice of making employees scan their retinas or hands to gain access to restricted hospital areas violates the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act.
Low-cost Canadian airline Flair Airlines Ltd. sued a travel consulting company in Illinois federal court Tuesday over claims the company is holding Flair’s website hostage after their business relationship fell apart.
House lawmakers expressed concern Tuesday that the U.S. Office of Personnel Management is still struggling to modernize its aging information technology systems three years after a sweeping breach compromised personal data belonging to tens of millions of people.