Fourteen Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives' Energy and Commerce Committee are requesting that Federal Trade Commission regulators investigate the popular video app TikTok for violations of children's privacy. The Energy and Commerce Committee conducts oversight on the FTC's privacy unit. The lawsuit filed Thursday follows claims submitted by the Center for Digital Democracy, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood and others that TikTok failed to remove videos posted by children under the age of 13, which it had previously agreed to do in a 2019 agreement with the...

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Iran has released a Lebanese businessman who had been detained since 2015 on charges of spying for the United States. Nizar Zakka, who also has U.S. residency, was released Tuesday and flown to Beirut, according to Iran's judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili. Zakka was sentenced to 10 years in prison and hit with fine of more than $4 million "for collaborating against the state" of...

President Trump waved a White House page compilation paper on Tuesday (11/6), and welcomed, agreed to what he had achieved with Mexico. "I will let Mexico announce it at the right time," Trump told reporters. "I just hold on to my words, here is agreement." Previously on Twitter, Trump said, "The most important part of the agreement with Mexico has not been revealed!" But on Monday, Mexican...

U.S. officials and lawmakers are voicing grave concerns over the erosion of Hong Kong's autonomy from China, a day after one of the city's largest protests since its handover from British to Chinese control in 1997. Hundreds of thousands of people marched in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest a proposed extradition law that would permit Chinese authorities to request the extradition of individuals...

The French village of Oradour-sur-Glane looks the same today as it did 75 years ago -- when Nazi troops entered the village, forced 642 residents into buildings and burned them to the ground. Anyone trying to escape was machine gunned to death. French wartime leader-turned President Charles de Gaulle passed down orders that the village never be touched so the world could see another example of...

American President Donald Trump, Monday afternoon (11/6), was questioned about his recent agreement with Mexico to control immigration. But Trump did not give much clarity about what he delivered as part of the agreement which was not revealed by the compilation he spoke with interview. Asked VOA from Mexico denied the deal, Trump replied: "I don't think they will deny it for too long....

The United States and Mexico have reached a deal on migration to avert tariffs, but U.S. officials say President Donald Trump retains the authority to impose tariffs if Mexico fails to live up to it. "I am pleased to inform you that The United States of America has reached a signed agreement with Mexico. The Tariffs scheduled to be implemented by the U.S. on Monday, against Mexico, are hereby...

U.S. Treasury chief Steven Mnuchin said Sunday President Donald Trump would be "perfectly happy" to tax more imports from China if he cannot reach a trade deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping. Both presidents are scheduled to meet later this month at the Group of 20 meeting in Japan. œWe made enormous progress, I think we had a deal that was almost 90% done," Mnuchin told CNBC. "China...

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