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  • Kenya’s finance minister denies fraud charges in dam project

    Kenya’s finance minister on Tuesday denied fraud-related charges over multi-million-dollar contracts for the construction of two dams in the country’s west. This is the first time a finance minister in East Africa’s economic hub, which is plagued by widespread […]

  • 1 forecast shows US topping medal table at Tokyo Olympics

    If the Tokyo Olympics were opening today, the United States would top the overall medal count and the gold-medal count. That’s the forecast released Tuesday by Gracenote Sports, which supplies statistical analysis for sports leagues around the world. Simon […]

  • US attorney general says encryption creates security risk

    U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr said Tuesday that increased encryption of data on phones and computers and encrypted messaging apps are putting American security at risk. Barr’s comments at a cybersecurity conference mark a continuing effort by the Justice […]

  • B.B. King’s ‘Lucille’ guitar going up for auction

    Her name was “Lucille,” and in B.B. King’s hands she gave voice to the “King of the Blues.” Julien’s Auctions announced Tuesday that King’s black Gibson ES-345 prototype guitar is among the items from his estate that will go […]

  • CBS blackout is the latest frustration for TV viewers caught in the middle of price wars

    More than 6.5 million CBS viewers found their screens dark on Saturday, after a dispute with AT&T led to the network’s feed getting blacked out in markets from Los Angeles to New York. It’s the latest battle in an […]