Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info
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Senate votes to kill privacy rules guarding your online info

NEW YORK (AP) — The Senate voted to kill Obama-era online privacy regulations , a first step toward allowing internet providers such as Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to sell your browsing habits and other personal information as they expand their own online ad businesses. Those rules, not yet in effect, would have required internet providers … Continue reading

Rare monk seal dies in fish farm off Hawaii
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Rare monk seal dies in fish farm off Hawaii

HONOLULU (AP) — An endangered Hawaiian monk seal has died after wandering into a net pen and becoming trapped at a fish farm that was partially funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Hawaii. Officials with NOAA said Thursday the death of the 10-year-old monk seal happened at Blue Ocean Mariculture, the same … Continue reading

Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson’s presidency
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Trump election has parallels to Andrew Jackson’s presidency

NEW YORK (AP) — It was an ugly, highly personal presidential election. An unvarnished celebrity outsider who pledged to represent the forgotten laborer took on an intellectual member of the Washington establishment looking to extend a political dynasty in the White House. Andrew Jackson’s triumph in 1828 over President John Quincy Adams bears striking similarities … Continue reading

Montenegro accuses Russians over alleged coup plot
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Montenegro accuses Russians over alleged coup plot

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro’s special prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country’s former prime minister. Prosecutor Milivoje Katnic said an investigation into the alleged plot last October to overthrow Montenegro’s government and prevent it from joining NATO has … Continue reading