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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at an election campaign in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. India's general elections will be held in seven phases from April 11 to May 19. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
April 05, 2019 - 4:16 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — The planned release of a Bollywood biopic on Prime Minister Narendra Modi days before the start of Indian elections has run into trouble with a court challenge pending and the censor board yet to clear its opening in theaters. Opposition parties are protesting that the film's...
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FILE - This Nov. 14, 2018 file photo shows Mike Rowe, best known as host of "Dirty Jobs" and CEO of the mikeroweWORKS Foundation appears in New York. Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced Thursday, Aril 4, 2019, that Rowe is adapting material from his popular “The Way I Heard It” for a book of the same name. (AP Photo/Andrew Kelly, File)
April 04, 2019 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Podcaster Mike Rowe has decided to write a few things down. Gallery Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced Thursday that Rowe is adapting material from his popular "The Way I Heard It" for a book of the same name. It is scheduled for Oct. 15 and includes 35 stories...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017 file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter said Thursday April 4, 2019, it has stopped blocking French government ads calling on people to vote after it came under fire from authorities for being overzealous in applying a law aimed at banning fake news. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
April 04, 2019 - 7:09 am
PARIS (AP) — Twitter said Thursday it has stopped blocking French government ads calling on people to vote after it came under fire from authorities for being overzealous in applying a law aimed at banning fake news. The social media company modified its policy after executives met with French...
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In this Dec. 3, 2018, photo, a Panama Canal worker docks the Chinese container ship Cosco at the Panama Canals' Cocoli Locks, in Panama City. China’s expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring anxiety in Washington. As American officials express alarm at Beijing’s ambitions in a U.S.-dominated region, China has launched a charm offensive, wooing Panamanian politicians, professionals, and journalists. (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco)
April 04, 2019 - 4:44 am
PANAMA CITY (AP) — China's expansion in Latin America of its Belt and Road initiative to build ports and other trade-related facilities is stirring alarm in Washington over Beijing's ambitions in a region that American leaders since the 19th century have seen as off-limits to other powers. China is...
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Australia's Attorney-General Christian Porter, left, and Minister for Communications Mitch Fifield hold a press conference at Parliament House, in Canberra, Wednesday, April 4, 2019. Australia's Parliament passed legislation that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream violent images such as the New Zealand mosque shootings. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 2:24 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament passed legislation on Thursday that could imprison social media executives if their platforms stream real violence such as the New Zealand mosque shootings. Critics warn that some of the most restrictive laws about online communication in the...
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April 04, 2019 - 1:58 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia hopes its new laws that threaten prison and major fines for social media executives who fail to quickly remove violent livestreaming from their platforms will become a model for other countries. The government has described its response to the March 15 gun...
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April 03, 2019 - 6:12 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Security researchers have uncovered more instances of Facebook user data being publicly exposed on the internet, further underscoring its struggles as it deals with a slew of privacy and other problems. The researchers from the firm UpGuard said in a blog post Wednesday that...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leave after the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Guinness World Records said Wednesday, April 3 that a new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is the fastest-ever to gain 1 million followers. The account, which was opened Tuesday, reached the 1 million mark in under six hours, easily beating a record held by Korean pop sensation Kang Daniel. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
April 03, 2019 - 10:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Pay no attention to Hollywood stars or pop idols. When it comes to Instagram, it seems no one can match the allure of a youthful royal couple expecting their first child. Guinness World Records said Wednesday that a new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is...
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Britain's Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn poses for the media with the Political Declaration setting out the framework for the future UK-EU relationship, in his office in the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. Opposition leader Corbyn says he is happy to sit down with Prime Minister Theresa May to work on a Brexit deal, even though "so far she hasn't shown much sign of compromise." The leader of the left-of-center Labour Party says "we recognize that she has made a move" and is willing to hold talks with May. (Stefan Rousseau/Pool Photo via AP)
April 03, 2019 - 6:05 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's military said Wednesday it had launched an investigation after soldiers were filmed apparently using a picture of Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for target practice. Footage posted on social media showed members of the Parachute Regiment in Afghanistan shooting at an...
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Former Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, gets into a car after his court appearance at the Kuala Lumpur High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, April 3, 2019. Najib appeared in court Wednesday for the start of his corruption trial, exactly 10 years after he was first elected to office only to suffer a spectacular defeat last year on allegations he pilfered millions of dollars from a state investment fund. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
April 03, 2019 - 5:42 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sat in the dock Wednesday at the start of his corruption trial, with the chief prosecutor alleging he wielded "near absolute power" for nearly a decade during which he stands accused of pilfering millions of dollars from the...
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