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    What the FCC rollback of ‘net neutrality’ means to you

    Now that the federal government has rolled back the internet protections it put in place two years ago, the big question is: What does the repeal of “net neutrality’ rules mean to you? In the short term, the answer is simple: Not much. But over time, your ability to watch what you want to watch […]
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    10 Things to Know for Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday: 1. SUPPORT WAVERS FOR TAX OVERHAUL The GOP’s razor-thin margin for driving its sweeping tax package through the Senate is thrown into jeopardy when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declares that, at this point, he will vote against it. […]
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    The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 2:10 p.m. State attorneys general are threatening lawsuits against the federal government’s repeal of “net neutrality” rules. New York’s attorney general says he’ll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback of […]
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    Business Highlights

    ___ Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family’s 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies. […]
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    US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — U.S. attorneys in Utah prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that’s exploded in value to about $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader’s arrest a year ago. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Utah cites the digital currency’s volatility in court documents pressing for the sale. […]
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    The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 2:10 p.m. State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government’s repeal of “net neutrality” rules. New York’s attorney general says he’ll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback […]
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    Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A record-tying eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in number. Even more amazing, machines and not humans made the discovery. NASA joined with Google on Thursday to announce the finding. This eighth planet orbits the star known as Kepler-90. Like Earth, this new […]
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    Bob Ferguson says he’ll sue over FCC’s net neutrality repeal

    SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he plans to file yet another lawsuit against the federal government: this one over net neutrality. In a news release, Ferguson said that within days he will challenge the Federal Communications Commission’s vote Thursday to repeal Obama-era rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet. […]
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    As tensions ease, China keeps building on disputed islands

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions over China’s island-building in the South China Sea may have eased in the past year, but Beijing has kept busy. New satellite imagery shows China has built infrastructure covering 72 acres (28 hectares) in the Spratly and Paracel islands during 2017 to equip its larger outposts to be air and naval […]
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    Dakota Access developer, publication argue over lawsuit

    BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Texas-based developer of the Dakota Access oil pipeline and a Florida-based environmental publication are arguing in court over whether something billed as a social movement can be sued. Energy Transfer Partners in August filed a lawsuit against Earth First, Greenpeace and BankTrack, alleging they disseminated false and misleading information about […]
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    The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the FCC’s vote on eliminating net-neutrality protections for the internet (all times local): 2:10 p.m. State attorneys general are now threatening lawsuits against the federal government’s repeal of “net neutrality” rules. New York’s attorney general says he’ll lead a multistate lawsuit to stop the Federal Communications Commission’s rollback […]
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    Fox looks to wrap up Sky takeover in UK, hand over to Disney

    LONDON (AP) — 21st Century Fox said Thursday it will still try to complete its 11.7 billion pound ($15.4 billion) takeover offer for Sky, a move that would hand the major European broadcaster over to Disney as it in turn buys most of Fox. Sky is based in London but has strong news and pay-TV […]
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    What stays, what goes: Disney and Murdoch after the sale

    NEW YORK (AP) — Disney is buying a large part of Fox , but Fox News Channel and other U.S. television businesses are staying with the Murdoch family. Here’s a look at what the Disney and Murdoch empires will look like under The Walt Disney Co.’s $52.4 billion deal for 21st Century Fox: THE DISNEY […]
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    US firm: Hackers interfered with industrial facility

    LONDON (AP) — A U.S. cybersecurity firm says that hackers disrupted the operations at an industrial facility using malicious software which interfered with safety equipment. Milpitas, California-based FireEye Inc. provided a technical breakdown of the hack but provided few further details about the incident, refusing to identify the facility involved, the country where it was […]
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    No Paris climate accord? No problem, bloc of states says

    HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — Since President Donald Trump vowed this summer to pull the United States out of an international climate accord, states looking to tackle carbon pollution have been forced to go it alone. More than a dozen formed an alliance committed to reducing emissions in line with the Paris accord, an international agreement […]