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Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Supreme Court Cellphone Tracking

WASHINGTON (AP) — Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. The justices’ 5-4 decision marks a big change in how police may obtain information that phone...


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California lawmaker attacked over net neutrality decision

Net Neutrality California

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California lawmaker’s decision to alter a net neutrality bill considered one of the nation’s most aggressive efforts to require an equal playing field on the internet has generated intensely personal online attacks aimed at his family as well as criticism from fellow...


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Give up after scandals? Television history shows otherwise

TV Roseanne Spinoff

NEW YORK (AP) — Say this about TV creators in 2018 — they don’t give up easily. Three current shows — “Roseanne,” ‘‘Transparent” and “House of Cards” — have been crippled by scandal, but each plans to continue without their disgraced stars. “The bottom line is fundamentally money,” said Karen...


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Netflix's top spokesman fired over use of racial term

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix CEO Reed Hastings says he fired the company’s top spokesman over use of the N-word. The spokesman, Jonathan Friedland, confirmed in tweets that he was leaving the company, saying he was insensitive in speaking with his team about words that offend in comedy. In a memo...


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Facebook's battle against fake news now extends to Mexico

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. MEXICO CITY - This spring, a doctored image claiming that the wife of the leading Mexican presidential candidate was the granddaughter of a Nazi ricocheted across Facebook and its messaging service, WhatsApp. The post, shared 8,000 times before it was disproved, was...


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Portion of Kentucky bourbon warehouse collapses

Bourbon Warehouse Collapse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Thousands of whiskey barrels crashed into a massive heap Friday when a large section of a decades-old storage warehouse collapsed at a distillery in the heart of Kentucky bourbon country. The damaged warehouse at the Barton 1792 Distillery in Bardstown held about 18,000...


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For once in a tie, Greek PM Tsipras hails new debt deal

Greece Bailout Fashion

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — For once sporting a necktie, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday pledged to tread the path of fiscal prudence after international creditors announced new debt relief measures to wean his country off its eight-year bailout program. Tsipras said the deal hammered out...


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Canadian company moves to mine on lands cut from monument

Trump Monuments

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Canadian company’s plans to mine for copper and cobalt on Utah lands that were cut from the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument by President Donald Trump are angering conservation groups that are suing to keep the lands under monument protection. Conservation and...


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BC-Weekly NYSE MKT leaders

WEEKLY NYSE MKT LEADERS NEW YORK (AP) — Yearly high-low, weekly sales, high, low, closing price and net change of the 20 most active stocks trading for more than $1: HighLow SalesHighLowLastChg. 5.00.50TransEntx 54,170,263 4.78 3.52 4.78+1.05 1.59.34PalatinTch 32,548,983 1.09 .87 1.09+.12 3.00....


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BC-Weekly Stox in Spotlight

BC-Weekly stox in spotlight, WEEKLY STOCKS IN THE SPOTLIGHT NEW YORK (AP) — Yearly high-low, weekly sales, high, low, closing price and net change of the 20 most active stocks trading for more than $1: High Low Sales High Low Last Chg. 52.08 40.92 iShEMkts 418,130,844 44.74 43.41 43.92—1.31 29.00...


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