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Anti-abortion activists march in Washington, bolstered by dwindling abortion opportunities in the US

Anti-abortion activists march in Washington, bolstered by dwindling abortion opportunities in the US

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (Reuters) – Anti-abortion advocates take to the streets of Washington Friday for the annual “March for Life,” their mood boosted by recent state restrictions on abortion and the prospect that the U.S. Supreme Court will soon overturn a period long. Abortion rights reserved. The rally marks the 49th anniversary of Roe v. …

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UN defines Holocaust denial, urges social media companies to fight it

UN defines Holocaust denial, urges social media companies to fight it

The United Nations Headquarters building is pictured through a window with the UN logo in the foreground in the Manhattan borough of New York on August 15, 2014. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations General Assembly on Thursday approved a definition of …

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Spotify Adds More Subscribers, Podcasts Increase Ad Bounce

Spotify Adds More Subscribers, Podcasts Increase Ad Bounce

Headphones are seen in front of the logo of online music streaming service Spotify in this illustrative photo taken in Strasbourg, February 18, 2014. REUTERS / Christian Hartmann / File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Premium subscribers increased by 19% to 172 million Revenue from advertising rises 75% to …

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US bill targeting big tech companies approved by Senate committee despite huge lobbying

US bill targeting big tech companies approved by Senate committee despite huge lobbying

WASHINGTON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would prevent tech giants like Amazon.com from giving preference to their own companies over their websites, despite massive pressure from top executives. Like Apple CEO Tim Cook. Big tech companies, including Facebook (FB.O) and Meta Platforms Inc’s Apple Inc …

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US Senate Democrats have launched an attempt to pass voting rights by amending the opt-out rule

US Senate Democrats have launched an attempt to pass voting rights by amending the opt-out rule

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. Senate launched late on Wednesday an attempt to change the House’s faltering rule after Republicans used it to block legislation demanded by President Joe Biden to expand voting rights. The Republican wall of opposition, for the fifth time in less than a year, dealt a new blow to …

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US Democrats have begun a standoff over voting rights with no clear path to victory

US Democrats have begun a standoff over voting rights with no clear path to victory

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Joe Biden’s Democrats took steps to protect US voting rights in the Senate on Tuesday, with legislation expected to fail entirely in the face of opposition from a united Republican Party. Democrats argue that the legislation, backed by civil rights groups, is needed to counter a Republican-led campaign to make statewide …

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Top US airline executives warn 5G could disrupt some planes and wreak havoc

Top US airline executives warn 5G could disrupt some planes and wreak havoc

A Southwest Airlines plane approaches landing at San Diego International Airport as US carriers, airlines and the Federal Aviation Administration continue to discuss the potential impact of 5G wireless services on aircraft electronics in San Diego, California, US Jan. 6, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The chief …

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US Federal Aviation Administration wipes 45% of commercial aircraft fleet after 5G deployment

US Federal Aviation Administration wipes 45% of commercial aircraft fleet after 5G deployment

Planes on the tarmac at Columbia Metro Airport in West Columbia, South Carolina, US, January 8, 2022. REUTERS/Sam Wolf Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said on Sunday it has cleared an estimated 45% of the U.S. commercial aircraft fleet to perform …

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Britain’s MI5 spy agency warns lawmakers of Chinese influence

Britain’s MI5 spy agency warns lawmakers of Chinese influence

MI5 sent out an alert and photo of a woman named Christine Lee on Thursday alleging that she was “involved in political interference activities” in the UK on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party. Spokesman Lindsay Hoyle, who distributed the MI5 alert to lawmakers, said MI5 found Lee “facilitated financial donations to serving and aspiring …

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