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MLK estate reaches publishing agreement with HarperCollins

Jun. 22, 2021 09:37 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The estate of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. has reached an international agreement with HarperCollins Publishers, which released his first book more than 60 years ago, for rights to his archive. “The King Estate is pleased to return the publishing...

EU investigates Google's conduct in digital ad tech sector

Jun. 22, 2021 08:12 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — European Union regulators have launched a fresh antitrust investigation of Google, this time over whether the U.S. tech giant is stifling competition in digital advertising technology. The European Commission said Tuesday that it has opened a formal...

Editor of paper that endured newsroom shooting says goodbye

Jun. 19, 2021 15:16 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The editor of the Capital Gazette, which won a special Pulitzer Prize citation for its coverage and courage in the face of a massacre in its newsroom, is leaving the Maryland newspaper. Rick Hutzell, who worked at the Annapolis paper for more than...

'Fire and Fury' author writes new Trump book 'Landslide'

Jun. 17, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The author of “Fire and Fury,” the million-seller from 2018 that helped launched the wave of inside accounts of the Trump White House, will have a last take coming out next month. Michael Wolff's “Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump...

Jared Kushner has book deal, publication expected in 2022

Jun. 16, 2021 17:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jared Kushner, the son-in-law of former President Donald Trump and one of his top advisers during his administration, has a book deal. Broadside Books, a conservative imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, announced that Kushner's book will come out in...

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Jun. 15, 2021 13:00 PM EDT

Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. The President’s Daughter by Bill Clinton & James Patterson - 9780316540735 - (Little, Brown and Company and Knopf) 2. Tom Clancy Target Acquired by Don Bentley - 9780593188156 - (Penguin...

News executives protest Trump-era probe with Garland

Jun. 14, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives from CNN, The New York Times and The Washington Post met Monday with Attorney General Merrick Garland to protest the Trump-era Justice Department's efforts to seize phone and email records of journalists. After the hourlong meeting in...

New news channel launches in UK and wants to shake things up

Jun. 14, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A new news channel launched on British television on Sunday evening with the aim of shaking up a media landscape that it claims has become an echo chamber for metropolitan elites. GB News, which is positioning itself as a rival to the BBC and Sky News,...

The top 10 books on the Apple Store

Jun. 08, 2021 11:58 AM EDT

US Bestseller List - Paid Books Book Title by Author Name - ISBN - (Publisher) 1. Freed by E L James - 9781728251059 - (Sourcebooks, Inc) 2. Golden Girl by Elin Hilderbrand - 9780316256667 - (Little, Brown and Company) ...

France fines Google for abusing 'dominant' ads position

Jun. 07, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Google is being fined 220 million euros ($268 million) by France’s antitrust watchdog for abusing its ‘dominant’ position in online advertising. The search engine giant is also promising to overhaul the way its platform is used for buying and selling...