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Justice Dept. files landmark antitrust case against Google

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.

Facebook bans Holocaust denial, distortion posts

Facebook says it is banning posts that deny or distort the Holocaust and will start directing people to authoritative sources if they search for information about the Nazi genocide.

Facebook moves to target misinformation before election

With just two months until the U.S. election, Facebook says it is taking additional steps to encourage voting, minimize misinformation and reduce the likelihood of post-election “civil unrest.”

Woman conned out of $12K, duped by cash grant scam

A dream opportunity turned out too good to be true. A North Charleston woman was conned out of thousands of dollars, duped into what she thought was a federal grant program.

Big Tech surge props up Wall Street, though caution reigns

Facebook, Apple and Amazon surged in early trading Friday after reporting blowout results the night before, leading major indexes higher on Wall Street.

North Carolina school official resigns over Facebook posts

A North Carolina school official says a school board member has resigned from his position after posting "insensitive" images on social media.

Southport 4th of July Festival to be virtual this year

The North Carolina 4th of July Festival in Southport was cancelled earlier this year because of the Coronavirus.  Instead of having no festivities, however, the 2020 Festival Committee is sponsoring a series of Facebook events instead.

Facebook to warn users who ‘liked’ coronavirus hoaxes

Have you liked or commented on a Facebook post about the COVID-19 pandemic that turned out to be a hoax?

Baltimore man killed while streaming party on Facebook Live

A Baltimore city councilman says a man who was hosting a “game night” party and streaming it live on Facebook was killed by an attacker who climbed into the property.

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Satellite photos show construction at Iran nuclear site

Since August, the satellite photos show Iran has built a new or regraded road to the south of Natanz toward what analysts believe is a former firing range for security forces at the enrichment facility.

Jon Stewart will be back in the host’s chair for Apple TV+

The Apple TV+ streaming service says Stewart will host an hour-long current affairs series exploring topics of national interest as well as his advocacy work. 

Fitting finale: Dodgers win title, Turner tests positive

Commissioner Rob Manfred confirmed Turner’s positive test moments after presenting the championship trophy to Los Angeles.

Zeta re-strengthens to a hurricane, takes aim at Gulf Coast

Landfall is expected south of New Orleans with life-threatening storm surge and strong winds expected along portions of the northern Gulf Coast beginning around midday.