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WATCH: In Venezuelan border towns, protesters have been squaring off with national military members over the Maduro administration's attempt to close the country's borders to foreign aid #tictocnews
ICYMI: Protesters in the Venezuelan border town of Ureña barricaded the roadway in protest against Maduro's attempt to close the border #tictocnews
MORE: Protesters in Ureña are throwing rocks at approaching national guardsmen, who are using tear gas and rubber bullets to drive them back #tictocnews
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THREAD: U.S. banks shaved nearly $21 billion from their tax bills last year — almost double the IRS's annual budget — thanks to Trump's tax cuts.

But while the cuts payed out well for shareholders, the banks cut thousands of jobs and slowed lending #tictocnews
MORE: By the end of 2018, most of the nation's biggest lenders met or exceeded their predictions for tax savings.

On average, the banks saw their effective tax rates drop from 28% in 2016 to 19% in 2018 #tictocnews
MORE: The banks vowed to use their tax savings to give back to employees, but the 23 biggest banks eliminated nearly 4,300 jobs #tictocnews
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JUST IN: Google has won a dismissal of a lawsuit over its facial recognition software #tictocnews
MORE: The Illinois judge in the case granted Google a summary judgment based on a lack of 'concrete injuries' to plaintiffs #tictocnews
MORE: The suit was initially filed in March 2016, and accused Google of "collecting, storing and using" biometric data "without informed written consent" #tictocnews
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Emotional Cory Booker just hugged Chuck Grassley after massive 87-12 vote for criminal justice overhaul.

Grassley attributes win to trust among diverse, core group backing the idea - including Jared Kushner, Dick Durbin.
Grassley’s first visit to Trump Oval Office, where he met Jared Kushner, was key, Grassley said. Kushner later met with Grassley in Grassley’s office, and Grassley went to Durbin to say he was on board with doing a comprehensive overhaul.
Lee earlier came up to and hugged Booker, Durbin on the floor. Huge smile on Lee's face as years of work turned into an 87 vote win.
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JUST IN: The U.S. has charged a Russian national for conspiracy to interfere in elections
MORE: The woman, identified as Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, was allegedly the chief accountant for "Project Lakhta," according to the Justice Department #tictocnews
MORE: Project Lakhta's efforts included the creation of thousands of social media and email accounts that waged "information war warfare against the United States" #tictocnews
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#QAnon #QArmy @realDonaldTrump #SingaporeSummit #POTUS #KimJungUn
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Jun 10 2018 23:27:44 (EST)
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THREAD⬇️ After Britain voted for Brexit, big banks made plans to relocate thousands of their U.K.-based jobs to new hubs inside the EU. We tracked the jobs the banks say they plan to move bloom.bg/2GA7J5j #tictocnews
UBS could be moving 1,500 of it’s 5000 UK-based jobs to Frankfurt, Madrid, and likely elsewhere bloom.bg/2GA7J5j
Goldman Sachs might relocate 1,000 of it’s 6,000 U.K.-based jobs to Frankfurt bloom.bg/2GA7J5j
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Now we've all caught our breath, here's everything you need to know about the biggest story in British media -- the battle royale for Sky (Thread 👇)
Media giants Comcast, Fox and Disney are all in the running to buy Sky. Why do they want it?
-- Big fans of Sky's technology, like the Sky Q box 📺📡
-- Want to diversify out of the U.S. 🌍
-- Want to beef up to compete with Netflix and Amazon 💪
bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
There's a fair bit of personal drama here. Comcast CEO Brian Roberts has a long history of going toe-to-toe with Fox executive chairman Rupert Murdoch and Disney CEO Bob Iger for media dominance. These are astute, battle-hardened deal-makers bloomberg.com/gadfly/article…
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