6:13- Bill Zimpfer- Isis is claiming responsibility for a suicide attack that claimed American lives in Syria. What are the details of the incident, what is the White House saying about what could be the biggest one day loss of life for U.S. forces in Syria, and how will this affect withdrawal plans?
6:43- William Mapp- Top Tech Stories of the Week
NIKE LAUNCHES NEW SELF-LACING SNEAKS PARENTS OF TODDLERS REJOICE
Have you ever tried to keep a 5 year olds laces tied? It’s near impossible. Following up on Back to the Future II, Nike announced their second iteration of the Nike Adapt. A self-lacing sneaker that will secure the shoes to your foot. Nike first introduced Back to the Future sneakers in 2016, but the latest shoes are bluetooth enabled and can be laced using your smartphone. The “lace-engine” powered sneakers will cost you $350 but will not help you travel in time.
SENATOR RUBIO ANNOUNCES DATA PRIVACY BILL THAT’S SHORT ON THE TOOTH
Yesterday, Senator Marco Rubio announced a new data privacy bill that would force the Federal Trade Commission to write privacy rule recommendations for Congress. The rules would be a framework to govern how companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google handle consumer data. If Congress does not pass a bill within 2 years, the FTC would be able to write its own rules for companies. Sen. Rubio’s bill will supersede any bills written bye the states including the super private bill written by California.
HUAWEI COULD FACE LONG ARM OF US LAW FOR STEALING TECH SECRETS
US Federal prosecutors preparing a criminal indictment against Huawei for stealing trade secrets. The indictment centers around a testing tool called Tappy used for testing T-Mobile’s networks. T-Mobile sued Huawei in 2014 for trying to gain access to a lab in order to steal Tappy. Huawei is seen as a security threat because of its close proximity to the Chinese government. The Fed has already banned Huawei devices from being used by government employees and contractors while on the job and Canada recently arrested Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou at the request of the US government.
7:13- Ray Stagich- WX
7:43- Michael Bower- It’s Day 27 of the partial government shutdown. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is asking President Trump to reschedule his State of the Union address. In a letter to Trump, Pelosi said the annual speech should be delayed until after the partial government shutdown is resolved. The address is supposed to happen on January 29th. She cited security concerns, related to the government shutdown. Are there real concerns or is this just Pelosi playing politics?
8:13- AG Nominee Barr and Mueller report echoes Ken Starr’s Bill Clinton impeachment investigation FOX News Radio’s JON DECKER
8:43- Dr Erin Allgood- Ask a Vet Thursday
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