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Senators question Goldman Sachs on its role in Trump banking policy

(Reuters) – Two U.S. senators are seeking details from Goldman Sachs Group Inc’s chief executive on the extent to which the bank’s employees were involved in drafting of the recent executive orders on banking and fiduciary regulations.

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NFL indicates Texas 'bathroom bill' may affect Super Bowl hosting

(Reuters) – Texas lawmakers could hurt the football-loving state’s chances to attract a future Super Bowl if they adopt a measure that restricts access to bathrooms for transgender people, a National Football League spokesman said on Friday.

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Valve boss Gabe Newell still thinks you should pay for game mods

The people who create mods for video games should make money from their work. At least, that is still the position of Valve boss Gabe Newell. Steam does not offer a way for mod developers to directly sell their creations to that PC gaming platform’s millions of users anymore, but it did for a brief […]

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Rio pole vault rivalry renewed at Millrose Games

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eleven Olympic champions feature in Saturday’s NYRR Millrose Games including women’s pole vault champion Katerina Stefanidi of Greece, who will renew her Rio rivalry with U.S. silver medalist Sandi Morris.

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Why and How Katy Perry Dances Till the World Ends , M.I.A. Starts a New Wave

Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos — and anything else that strikes them as intriguing. You can listen to this playlist on Spotify here. Like this Playlist? Let us know at theplaylist@nytimes.com, and sign up for our Louder newsletter here. Katy […]

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New York man accused of bomb plot admits Islamic State support

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York City man who prosecutors said discussed carrying out a pressure cooker bomb attack for Islamic State and helped another man try to travel to join the militant group pleaded guilty on Friday.

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Storm Ventures nabs Orange startup accelerator creator as new principal investor

Storm Ventures’ investment team is growing by one — the firm has hired Pascale Diaine as a principal. The founder of Orange’s startup accelerator starts her job as a venture capitalist on February 13 and plans to focus on artificial intelligence and augmented reality solutions targeting the enterprise. A long-time veteran of the French telecommunication […]

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Massachusetts 'Baby Doe' mother pleads guilty to murder-related charge

BOSTON (Reuters) – The mother of a 2-1/2-year-old girl whose body was found on a Boston beach in 2015, sparking a months-long search for the identity of “Baby Doe,” pleaded guilty on Friday to being an accessory to murder after the fact.

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Wells Fargo sets up artificial intelligence team in tech push

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wells Fargo & Co has created a team to develop artificial intelligence-based technology and appointed a lead for its newly combined payments businesses, as part of an ongoing push to strengthen its digital offerings.

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Ford to invest $1 billion in autonomous vehicle tech firm Argo AI

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co plans to invest $1 billion over the next five years in tech startup Argo AI with the target of developing an autonomous vehicle for production by 2021, the companies announced at a press conference on Friday.

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