Google stops responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong government
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Google stops responding directly to data requests from Hong Kong government

Webby - August 14, 2020

By Kanishka Singh(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's <GOOGL.O> Google said on Friday it would no longer provide data in response to requests from Hong Kong authorities following the…

Army missile defense battle command system takes out cruise missile threats in major test
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Army missile defense battle command system takes out cruise missile threats in major test

Webby - August 14, 2020

WASHINGTON — The Army’s once-problem-plagued air-and-missile defense battle command system took out two cruise missile threat targets nearly simultaneously using Patriot missiles in a major live fire…

Defying precedent, Trump says he will give Republican convention speech from the White House lawn
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Defying precedent, Trump says he will give Republican convention speech from the White House lawn

Webby - August 14, 2020

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="President Donald Trump speaks to the media in the Rose Garden at the White House on July 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty…

Ghislaine Maxwell won't be moved to general jail population, prosecutors say
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Ghislaine Maxwell won't be moved to general jail population, prosecutors say

Webby - August 14, 2020

Federal prosecutors said in a court filing Thursday that the Bureau of Prisons has no plans to move Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime associate of Jeffrey Epstein, into the…

Department of Justice says Yale discriminates against whites and Asians
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Department of Justice says Yale discriminates against whites and Asians

Webby - August 14, 2020

Yale University said its admissions complied with Supreme Court rulingsThe US government says Yale University is illegally discriminating against white and Asian-American applicants.The results of a two-year…

Bald eagle takes down government drone
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Bald eagle takes down government drone

Webby - August 13, 2020

A bald eagle took down a government drone in Michigan, state officials said Thursday.The bird of prey attacked the Phantom 4 Pro Advanced quodcopter drone about 162…

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Astronomers find "Milky Way look-alike" 12 billion light years away

Webby - August 13, 2020

Billions of light years from Earth, a baby galaxy that is surprisingly similar to our own is lurking, surprisingly calm and unassuming, scientists said in research published Wednesday.…

Stimulus checks, jobless aid unlikely for several more weeks as Democrats, White House dig in heels
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Stimulus checks, jobless aid unlikely for several more weeks as Democrats, White House dig in heels

Webby - August 13, 2020

<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) and Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) walk from Pelosi's office recently. (Manuel Balce Ceneta / Associated…

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Cops’ helicopter got too close — so Georgia man shot it, feds say. He’s going to prison

Webby - August 13, 2020

A 56-year-old man in Georgia will spend more than a decade behind bars after he pleaded guilty to shooting at a police helicopter, federal prosecutors announced Thursday.Terry…

US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese 'foreign mission'
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US labels Confucius Institute a Chinese 'foreign mission'

Webby - August 13, 2020

Concerns are growing about Chinese influence on academic campuses around the worldThe US has designated the Confucius Institute (CI), the Chinese government-run global education programme, as a…