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Google targets 'fake news,' offensive search suggestions

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google has sprinkled some new ingredients into its search engine in an effort to prevent bogus information and offensive suggestions from souring its results....
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World's last male rhino getting help from Tinder dating app

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- There's just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he's getting some help from the Tinder dating app....
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Lady Gaga, 'Pokemon Go,' Women's March snag Webby Awards

NEW YORK (AP) -- Lady Gaga, "Pokemon Go" and January's Women's March among the winners of this year's Webby Awards....
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Researchers: Russia-linked hackers targeted Macron campaign

PARIS (AP) -- Researchers with the Japanese anti-virus firm Trend Micro say the campaign of French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has been targeted by Russia-linked hackers, adding more details to previous suggestions that the centrist politician was being singled out for electronic eavesdropping by the Kremlin....
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FCA, Google begin offering rides in self-driving cars

DETROIT (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler and Google for the first time will offer rides to the public in the self-driving vehicles they are building under an expanding partnership....
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Sheryl Sandberg's new book a tale of grief, resilience

NEW YORK (AP) -- Though perhaps best known as Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg is also a mentor, a mother, a billionaire and an author. When her husband Dave Goldberg died suddenly in 2015 while they were vacationing in Mexico, she added "widow" to the list....
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Excerpts: Sandberg recounts grief and building resilience

NEW YORK (AP) -- A few weeks after her husband died, Sheryl Sandberg was talking with a friend about finding someone to fill in for a father-child activity. Crying, the No. 2 Facebook executive told the friend, "But I want Dave." He put his arm around her and said, "Option A is not available. So let's just kick the s--- out of Option B."...
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3 men convicted in Swedish rape livestreamed on Facebook

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) -- A Swedish court on Tuesday sentenced three men aged 18-24 for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group....
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EU investigators probe Swedish mobile telecoms firms

BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's competition watchdog says investigators have launched surprise inspections at a number of Swedish mobile telecoms companies amid concerns over a possible cartel....
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Tests find Samsung's S8 phones more prone to screen cracks

NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's latest phones feature big wraparound screens and lots of glass. They also appear to break more easily, according to tests run by SquareTrade, a company that sells gadget-repair plans....
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