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Data firm whistleblower is now Facebook’s unlikely foe
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Zuckerberg speaks on ‘breach’ Facebook will audit thousands of apps, chief executive says.
A student who opened fire in a Maryland school targeted a 16year-old girl after they recently ended their relationship, authorities said. The shooting has given new urgency to school-safety bills proposed after a Florida rampage.
Video, cell data lead to bomber
Trump jolts aides with offer to Putin
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Mold, mice: Md. shelter long plagued by problems
Congressional leaders clinched a $1.3 trillion spending deal to keep government agencies operating through September.
A suicide bombing near a shrine in Kabul added to a growing list of attacks against Afghanistan’s minority Shiite Hazaras.
Energy companies paid $124.8 million for oil and gas prospects in the largest Gulf of Mexico lease sale ever, but the winning bids fell short of past sales.
The Virginia governor’s proposed budget included plans to expand Medicaid, setting up a legislative fight.
Britain’s new soda tax hasn’t begun yet, but supporters already say it’s a huge success.
President Trump’s pledge to pursue armscontrol talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin spotlights possible common ground at a time of discord.
Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski resigned amid a corruption scandal.
The D.C. mayor’s proposed budget included tax increases on ridehailing services to help pay for Metro.
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The Supreme Court said a Texas death-row inmate deserves another chance at securing funds for evidence that might lead to a reconsideration of his sentence.
The Trump administration has employed new hurdles in the H-1B visa program, making it harder for firms to hire high-skilled foreign workers.
One city in Hungary showed how political rivals can set aside ideological differences and run against one-party rule.
A study used an Apple Watch to try to detect a disease, but the results were “humbling.”
A Maryland lawmaker killed a bill to limit local control over whether new cellular equipment structures may be installed in residential areas.
A casualty of Trump’s White House: Spelling
Rusty Serena Williams ousted in first round
A professional organizer’s pointers on taming household clutter
Pentagon grapples with what’s next in Africa after ambush
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