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Same app can pose bigger security and privacy threat depending on where you download it, study finds

Same app can pose bigger security and privacy threat depending on where you download it, study finds

Google and Apple have removed hundreds of apps from their app stores at the behest of governments around the world, creating regional disparities in access to mobile apps at a time when many economies are becoming increasingly reliant on them . Mobile phone giants have taken down more than 200 Chinese apps, including widely downloaded …

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Rail systems brace for shutdowns, Amtrak cancels routes as strike threat nears

Rail systems brace for shutdowns, Amtrak cancels routes as strike threat nears

Transit systems across the country were on edge Wednesday amid the threat of a strike by freight rail workers, bracing for potential travel disruptions that could affect hundreds of thousands of rail customers. Amtrak announced that it was canceling all of its long-distance trains starting Thursday. Some regional transit agencies said they were preparing for …

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New Psychology Research Reveals Pavlovian Threat Conditioning Can Induce Long-Term Memory Intrusions

New Psychology Research Reveals Pavlovian Threat Conditioning Can Induce Long-Term Memory Intrusions

Pavlovian threat conditioning (also known as fear conditioning) is a basic form of learning in which an animal or person comes to associate a particular stimulus with a negative outcome. New research, published in Behavioral Research and Therapyindicates that this type of conditioning can generate intrusive memories that persist over time. The findings provide insight …

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Unions and Railroad Officials Head to DC as White House Urgently Discusses Contingency Plans Amid Threat of Rail Shutdown |  CNN Politics

Unions and Railroad Officials Head to DC as White House Urgently Discusses Contingency Plans Amid Threat of Rail Shutdown | CNN Politics

CNN — With the two sides still unable to reach an agreement and a rail freight strike looming, union officials and railroad representatives are traveling to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday where they will meet with Labor Secretary Marty Walsh, according to officials from each union and a spokesperson for the Department of Labor. While the …

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Amtrak cancellations, passenger frustrations grow over strike threat

Amtrak cancellations, passenger frustrations grow over strike threat

Hundreds of Amtrak passengers had their plans were ruined on Tuesday after the railway canceled further trains across the country ahead of a potential strike that threatens to cause painful disruption to the country’s passenger rail service. Major regional train systems have also warned passengers to plan an alternative trip later this week, citing the …

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Amtrak cancels some long-distance trips as threat of freight strike looms

Amtrak cancels some long-distance trips as threat of freight strike looms

A possible strike by freight railroad workers began disrupting the country’s passenger rail transportation on Monday, while potentially disrupting travel and travel across the country for thousands of Americans if a strike is not averted. Amtrak announced Monday that outages will begin Tuesday on its nationwide network. The passenger railway said it was pulling trains …

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