Trump probed over AT&T, Amazon; Mars Rover gets a destination
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House Democrats plan to investigate the Trump administration's attempt to block AT and T's acquisition of Time Warner and find out whether the White House sought to punish Amazon by pressing the U.S. Postal Service to increase shipping rates.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos owns the Washington Post
While AT&T owns CNN.
Both news outlets have featured coverage critical of the President and the House Intelligence Committee wants to find out whether Trump was trying to use his powers to punish the press.
Oculus founder Palmer Luckey's abrupt departure from Facebook last year sparked rumors that CEO Mark Zuckerberg was unhappy with his political views.
About six months after Lucky secretly made a $10,000 donation to an anti-Hillary Clinton group during the 2016 presidential election, he was out of the company he founded.
Zuckerberg denied that Lucky was fired for political reasons, but on Sunday the Wall Street Journal reported that the Oculus boss was placed on leave and then fired for supporting Donald Trump.
Scientists have finally decided where they're sending the new Mars Rover The ExoMars rover will land on a clay rich plain where it's thought water once flowed, and will drill into the Martian surface to hunt for signs of life.
The location provides the mission with the best chance for safely landing the rover, while still allowing it to meet its scientific goals.
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