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LeBron James No Longer King James for Hong Kong Protesters

HONG KONG — When the ball smashed into a photo of LeBron James' face stuck above the hoop and dropped into the basket, the Hong Kong protesters cheered. The player for the Los Angeles Lakers touched a nerve among protesters for suggesting that free speech c...
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States Led by Texas Target Google in New Antitrust Probe

WASHINGTON — Fifty U.S. states and territories, led by Texas, announced an investigation into Google's "potential monopolistic behavior." The Monday announcement closely followed one from a separate group of states Friday that disclosed an investigation int...
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Tech Firms Struggle to Police Content While Avoiding Bias

WASHINGTON — Take the post down. Put it back up. Stop policing speech. Start silencing extremists. That's just a sampling of the intense, often contradictory demands facing tech companies and their social media platforms as they try to oversee internet cont...
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Anti-Vaccine Activist Shoves California Lawmaker

SACRAMENTO — An anti-vaccine activist has been cited in the assault of a California lawmaker who was pushed on a sidewalk near the Capitol. Kenneth Austin Bennett livestreamed the confrontation on his Facebo...
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New Tool Will Stop Ads from Following You on Facebook

SAN FRANCISCO — Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook. Facebook is launching a long-promised tool that lets you block the social network from gathering information about you on outside websites an...