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In this Aug. 17, 2017, photo, Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley talks to supporters during the Governor's Ham Breakfast at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia, Mo. Hawley says his office will investigate Google for potential violations of the state's antitrust and consumer-protection laws. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
November 13, 2017 - 1:51 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's attorney general announced Monday that his office is investigating Google for potential violations of the state's consumer-protection and antitrust laws. Republican Attorney General Josh Hawley, who also is running for Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill's...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 27, 2017, file photo, visitors look at a display booth for Qualcomm at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. On Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, Qualcomm said they are rejecting an unsolicited offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
November 13, 2017 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Qualcomm rejected an unsolicited, $103 billion offer from Broadcom, saying that the proposal is significantly undervalued and that a tie-up between the massive chipmakers would face substantial regulatory resistance. Qualcomm said Monday that it's in a unique position to grow on its...
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Spanish Foreign Minister Alfonso Dastis Quecedo, center, speaks with a member of his delegation during a meeting of EU foreign and defense ministers at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 13, 2017. The European Union is banning arms sales to Venezuela and setting up a system for asset freezes and travel restrictions on some Venezuelan officials to ramp up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 13, 2017 - 9:18 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Spain on Monday warned its European Union partners about a disinformation campaign aimed at destabilizing its volatile northeast region of Catalonia, which Madrid claims appears to be coming from Russia. Spanish Defense Minister Maria Dolores de Cospedal told reporters that "many of...
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An independence flag is waved as demonstrators take part at a protest calling for the release of Catalan jailed politicians, in Barcelona, Spain, on Saturday, Nov 11, 2017. Eight members of the now-defunct Catalan government remain jailed in a related rebellion case. Former regional president Carles Puigdemont and four other ex-cabinet members fled to Belgium where they are fighting extradition. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 13, 2017 - 8:44 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Spain's defense minister says the government is analyzing who is behind a disinformation campaign targeting the region of Catalonia amid suspicions that Russia and Venezuela might be involved. Maria...
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November 13, 2017 - 12:00 am
Spain warns EU about cyber-meddling suspicions in Catalonia The Latest: Spain analyzing source of fake news on Catalonia Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion offer Water wizards: Dutch flood expertise is big export business US cities, states defy Trump, still back Paris climate deal Data firm...
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In this Nov. 6, 2017, photo, a self-raising dike is seen in the Dutch fishing village of Spakenburg. The 300-meter long dike that is raised by the very flood waters it is designed to hold back is an example of Dutch ingenuity in flood prevention that is becoming a major export earner for this low-lying nation. (AP Photo/Mike Corder)
November 12, 2017 - 6:47 am
SPAKENBURG, Netherlands (AP) — On a calm, clear morning, historic wooden fishing boats float tranquilly on the glassy waters of the Dutch harbor of Spakenburg. Yet just over a century ago, they were slamming through the houses lining the harbor as a powerful storm unleashed flooding that devastated...
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Demonstrators costumed as U.S. President Donald Trump and polar bears protest against the climate change during climate conference COP in Bonn, western Germany, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)
November 11, 2017 - 2:11 pm
BONN, Germany (AP) — A group of U.S. states, cities, businesses and universities said Saturday they are still committed to curbing global warming even as U.S. President Donald Trump's administration is walking away from the Paris climate accord. But the alliance, which has an economy larger than...
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Pope Francis walks in the Clementine Hall after meeting with a delegation of Pacific leaders to discuss climate issues, at the Vatican, Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. Francis met Saturday with a delegation of Pacific leaders and told them he shares their concerns about rising sea levels and increasingly intense storms that are threatening their small islands. (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP)
November 11, 2017 - 10:05 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the global climate change conference in Bonn, Germany (all times local): ___ 3:50 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says every country needs to pitch in to keep global temperatures from rising. Merkel said in her weekly podcast on Saturday that climate change...
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November 11, 2017 - 12:00 am
US cities, states, businesses still back Paris climate deal Data firm CEO: Reached out to WikiLeaks about Clinton emails IBM says it's reached milestone in quantum computing UK panel rules Uber drivers have rights on wages, time off AP Exclusive: Russia Twitter trolls deflected Trump bad news Only...
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 22, 2017 file photo, an Uber App is displayed on a phone in London. Britain's Employment Appeal Tribunal Friday Nov. 10, 2017 ruled that drivers of the ride-hailing service Uber are entitled to basic protections such as a guaranteed minimum wage and paid time off. Judge Jennifer Eady dismissed an appeal Friday from the company in a closely watched decision that is expected to have broad implications for the so-called gig economy. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
November 10, 2017 - 6:23 pm
LONDON (AP) — Uber lost the latest round in the battle over its operating model Friday, when a British panel ruled that the company's drivers are workers, not independent contractors, in a decision with broad implications for the so-called gig economy. The Employment Appeal Tribunal upheld a lower...
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