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FILE - In this Sept. 24, 2019, file photo a sign is shown on a Google building at their campus in Mountain View, Calif.  The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers. The litigation marks the government’s most significant act to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The suit could be an opening salvo ahead of other major government antitrust actions, given ongoing investigations of major tech companies including Apple, Amazon and Facebook at both the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

Oct. 20, 2020 4:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Tuesday sued Google for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising — the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. And it could just be an opening...

A sign greets visitors outside the Curb Event Center at Belmont University as preparations take place for the second Presidential debate, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020, in Nashville, Tenn., during the coronavirus outbreak. Governors of states including Tennessee, Oklahoma, Nebraska and North Dakota are all facing calls from doctors and public health officials to require masks. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: CDC says US has seen 300K more deaths than usual

Oct. 20, 2020 4:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK — A new government report shows that since the coronavirus pandemic began, the U.S. has seen 300,000 more deaths than it usually would. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been tracking how many deaths have been reported and comparing them with counts seen in other years. Usually,...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

Oct. 20, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

Audible best-sellers for the week ending October 17th: Nonfiction 1. Nothing Like I Imagined (Collection) by Mindy Kaling, narrated by the author (Brilliance Audio) 2. Think Like a Monk by Jay Shetty, narrated by the author (Simon & Schuster Audio) 3. Start Here with Mel Robbins by Mel Robbins, narrated by...

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Altered photo shows Ice Cube, 50 Cent in 'Trump 2020' hats

Oct. 20, 2020 3:13 PM EDT

An altered photo of rappers Ice Cube and 50 Cent in hats that appear to show support for President Donald Trump circulated widely on social media Tuesday, fueled in part by a tweet by Eric Trump. “Two great, courageous Americans,” Trump’s son tweeted. He removed the tweet with a photo of the...

FILE - In this April 17, 2007 file photo, exhibitors work on laptop computers in front of an illuminated sign of the Google logo at the industrial fair Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany. The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against Google

Oct. 20, 2020 3:08 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Justice Department's lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. The lawsuit claims Google has abused its dominance in...

Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, attends the 16th Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) in Zurich, Switzerland, Friday, Oct. 2, 2020. (Alexandra Wey/Keystone via AP)

Family of slain Saudi journalist sues Saudi Crown Prince

Oct. 20, 2020 2:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The family of slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has filed a federal lawsuit accusing Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of personally ordering Khashoggi's brutal execution in order to silence the high-profile government critic. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday in Washington, D.C.,...

Turkish military convoy drives through the village of Urum al-Jawz, in Idlib province, Syria, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020. Turkish troops in northwestern Syria have been evacuating one of their largest military bases in the area, which was surrounded by Syrian government troops for months, activists said Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from Turkish officials. (AP Photo/Ghaith Alsayed)

Turkey evacuates large military post in northwest Syria

Oct. 20, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

BEIRUT (AP) — Turkish troops in northwestern Syria have been evacuating one of their largest military bases in the area, which was surrounded by Syrian government troops for months, activists said Tuesday. There was no immediate comment from Turkish officials. Activists and opposition media platforms...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Oct. 20, 2020 12:56 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 7. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 9. True Skate, True Axis 10.Facetune,...

Apple Books-Top-10

Oct. 20, 2020 12:48 PM EDT

Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher 1. A Time for Mercy by John Grisham - 9780385545976 - (Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group) 2. The Boyfriend Effect by Kendall Ryan - No ISBN Available - (Kendall Ryan, LLC) 3. Troubles in Paradise by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316435611 - (Little, Brown and Company) ...

The top iPhone and iPad apps on Apple App Store

Oct. 20, 2020 12:46 PM EDT

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 4. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 5. HotSchedules, HotSchedules 6. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio 7. TouchRetouch, ADVA Soft GmbH 8. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 9. True Skate, True Axis 10.Facetune,...