Sen. Rubio calls for national security review of Tik Tok

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Sen. Marco Rubio is calling for a national security review of the hugely popular social media app Tik Tok to determine if the China-based developer behind the app is censoring content in the U.S. Rubio says he has seen evidence that Tik Tok is censoring content critical of the Hong Kong protests and other issues sensitive in China.

Spacebit, a robotics startup in Britain, will send a four-legged robotic rover to the moon. The rover will ride aboard an American lunar lander in 2021 and will traverse underground moon tunnels that scientists think were once filled with lava.

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is increasing its scrutiny of retirement plans for teachers and government workers that could be excessively costly or have conflicts of interest. The agency will look how its administrators choose investment options and police themselves over conflicts of interest. Earlier this year, SEC Chair Jay Clayton expressed concern about high-cost investment products offered to teachers.

 

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