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Trump attacks on Google recycle baseless claims

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President Donald Trump has been on a tear about Google that traces back to a series of unfounded claims about the technology giant circulating among...
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AP Explains: US sanctions on Huawei bite, but who gets hurt?

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Chinese technology giant Huawei has yet to feel the full force of U.S. sanctions due to temporary exemptions and other uncertainties. Nonetheless, Huawei founder Ren...
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German FM ‘grateful’ for Swedish teen’s climate activism

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Germany’s foreign minister says he’s “grateful” for Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg’s climate protests. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Tuesday — one year after Thunberg first...
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Afghans restore art shattered by Taliban as peace deal nears

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The Taliban fighters arrived with hammers and hatred. What they left behind is laid out on tables at the National Museum of Afghanistan, 18 years...
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Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

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Twitter said Monday it has suspended more than 200,000 accounts that it believes were part of a Chinese government influence campaign targeting the protest movement...
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UK to pressure social media companies to fight anti-vax info

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Britain’s government plans to call a summit of social media companies to discuss what more they can do to fight online misinformation about vaccines following...
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House subpoenas owner of message board tied to mass killings

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A key House committee has subpoenaed the owner of 8chan, an online message board favored by violent white nationalists including the man suspected of killing...
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Judge: Georgia must scrap old voting machines after 2019

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A federal judge overseeing a challenge to Georgia’s outdated voting system said that after years of inaction in the face of warnings about vulnerabilities, state...
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The Latest: Colorado River improves, but voluntary cuts loom

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The Latest on the outlook for the Colorado River (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Conditions on the over-taxed Colorado River have improved dramatically over the...
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Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICE

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Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
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Nevada will seek new court order to remove plutonium

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Nevada isn’t giving up its push to get the Trump administration to remove weapons-grade plutonium that was secretly shipped to a site near Las Vegas...
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Google employees call for pledge not to work with ICE

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Hundreds of Google employees are calling on the company to pledge it won’t work with U.S. Customs and Border Protection or Immigration and Customs Enforcement....
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Critics blast Oregon repeal of tsunami-zone building ban

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With sunlight sparkling off surrounding Yaquina Bay, workers are putting up an ocean-studies building, smack in the middle of an area expected to one day...