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RiskIQ adds National Grid Partners as securing data becomes a strategic priority for utilities
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RiskIQ adds National Grid Partners as securing data becomes a strategic priority for utilities

RiskIQ, a startup providing application security, risk assessment and vulnerability management services, has added National Grid Partners as a strategic investor.  The funding from the investment arm of National Grid, a multinational energy provider, is part of a $15 million new round of financing designed to take the company’s technology into critical industrial infrastructure —…

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National Parks Open for Memorial Day Weekend in Coronavirus Era
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National Parks Open for Memorial Day Weekend in Coronavirus Era

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin The Department of the Interior announced earlier this month that it will begin to restore access to national parks to the American people. Many of the 419 parks managed by the National Park Service have remained open in some capacity since the virus hit the United States in March. The DOI…

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As national COVID-19 cases top 1000, insurers waive treatment fees and U.S. preps stimulus
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As national COVID-19 cases top 1000, insurers waive treatment fees and U.S. preps stimulus

The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. crossed 1,000 on Tuesday as President Donald Trump met with the nation’s largest insurers and members of his cabinet to discuss how to pay for treatment and lessen the financial blow of the disease’s spread. With the nation’s healthcare apparatus beginning to get a better understanding of…

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PHOTOS: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Honors 911 ‘Fallen Heroes,’ Surviving Families
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PHOTOS: National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Honors 911 ‘Fallen Heroes,’ Surviving Families

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, was filled with people on Wednesday for a wreath-laying ceremony on the 18th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attack that killed almost 3,000 innocent people on American soil. Roses and flowers were laid at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, DC, on…

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National Security Establishment Begs Trump to Resettle More Refugees in U.S.
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National Security Establishment Begs Trump to Resettle More Refugees in U.S.

The national security establishment, comprised of nearly 30 United States generals and admirals, are begging President Trump to resettle more foreign refugees in the country. While the Trump administration considers temporarily reducing refugee resettlement to zero admissions a year, about 27 retired U.S. generals and admirals — including retired General David Petraeus — have sent…

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National Poll: Elizabeth Warren Surges, Kamala Harris Nosedives
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National Poll: Elizabeth Warren Surges, Kamala Harris Nosedives

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is closing the gap on Joe Biden (D), and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is continuing to experience a nosedive, according to an Economist/YouGov poll released Wednesday. The poll, taken September 1-3, 2019, among 1500 U.S. citizens (1069 registered voters), found Biden continuing to lead the crowded primary field with 26 percent support…

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National Polls Show Biden Lead, Warren Surge Behind Him
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National Polls Show Biden Lead, Warren Surge Behind Him

Getty A trio of national polls released this week shows Joe Biden (D) maintaining his status as the party’s frontrunner, but Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is continuing to make her presence felt within the top tier. The IBD/TIPP Poll – one of the three surveys released this week – showed Biden leading the pack with…

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The UK’s National Health Service is launching an AI lab
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The UK’s National Health Service is launching an AI lab

The UK government has announced it’s rerouting £250M (~$300M) in public funds for the country’s National Health Service (NHS) to set up an artificial intelligence lab that will work to expand the use of AI technologies within the service. The Lab, which will sit within a new NHS unit tasked with overseeing the digitisation of…

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