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CORRECTS NAME OF SCHOOL DISTRICT TO MORONGO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT INSTEAD OF MORONGO COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT - Tom Baumgarten, superintendent of the Morongo Unified School District, looks at a laptop with a cracked screen at Twentynine Palms Junior High School, Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020, in Twentynine Palms, Calif. Baumgarten was set to order 5,000 Lenovo Chromebooks in July when his vendor called him off, saying Lenovos were getting "stopped by a government agency because of a component from China that's not allowed here," he said. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 22, 2020 - 11:57 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Schools across the United States are facing shortages and long delays, of up to several months, in getting this year’s most crucial back-to-school supplies: the laptops and other equipment needed for online learning, an Associated Press investigation has found. The world’s...
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FILE - Icons for the smartphone apps TikTok and WeChat are seen on a smartphone screen in Beijing, in a Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo. Some U.S.-based users of WeChat are suing President Donald Trump in a bid to block an executive order that they say would effectively prohibit U.S. access to the popular Chinese messaging app. The complaint was filed Friday, Aug. 21, 2020 in San Francisco and asks a federal court judge to stop Trump’s order from being enforced. It claims a ban would violate U.S. users’ constitutional rights. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
August 22, 2020 - 6:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Some U.S.-based users of WeChat are suing President Donald Trump in a bid to block an executive order that they say would effectively bar access in the U.S. to the hugely popular Chinese messaging app. The complaint, filed Friday in San Francisco, is being brought by the...
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August 22, 2020 - 4:43 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Instagram has deleted an account that claimed to throw “COVID parties” at Arizona State University after the school sued Facebook and the owner of the account on Thursday on allegations that the account improperly used the school’s logos and trademarks. “We have removed the account...
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Joseph James DeAngelo, sitting in a wheelchair, is brought out of the courtroom for a break in the schedule for the third day of victim impact statements at the Gordon D. Schaber Sacramento County Courthouse on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Sacramento, Calif. DeAngelo, 74, a former police officer in California eluded capture for four decades before being identified as the Golden State Killer. DeAngelo pleaded guilty in June to 13 murders and 13 rape-related charges stemming from crimes in the 1970s and 1980s. (Santiago Mejia/San Francisco Chronicle via AP, Pool)
August 21, 2020 - 1:32 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A former California police officer who became known as the Golden State Killer told victims Friday he was “truly sorry” before he was sentenced to life imprisonment for a decade-long string of rapes and murders across a wide swath of California. Sacramento County Superior...
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Lynnae and Ed Ruttledge, part-time residents, speak during an interview at their home in Tierra del Mar, Ore., Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. They said they were strongly opposed to Facebook putting a trans-continental cable landing site in their tiny coastal residential community. Facebook's effort to build a landing site in a village on the Oregon coast for a fiber optic cable linking Asia and North America has run into serious trouble. (AP Photo/Andrew Selsky)
August 20, 2020 - 8:01 pm
TIERRA DEL MAR, Ore. (AP) — Facebook's effort to build a landing site in a village on the Oregon coast for a fiber optic cable linking Asia and North America has run into serious trouble. First, a drill pipe snapped under the seabed. Workers left 1,100 feet of pipe, 6,500 gallons of drilling fluid...
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August 20, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Berkeley, Calif. (AP) — Appeals court grants stay, giving reprieve to Uber and Lyft to continue operations in California.
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President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
August 20, 2020 - 1:02 pm
President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to allow him to block critics from his personal Twitter account. The administration said in a high-court filing Thursday that Trump's @realdonaldtrump account with more than 85 million followers is his personal property and blocking people from it...
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Jens Raeder sits between carefully restored Soviet shortwave transmitter he use for communication with military radio enthusiasts around the world in the village Harnekop at a rural region east of Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. With the next generation of mobile technology, known as 5G, people in rural areas hope for a better internet connection than with the current 4G system. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
August 20, 2020 - 4:05 am
HARNEKOP, Germany (AP) — From his home on a former East German army base, Jens Raeder can power up a carefully restored Soviet shortwave transmitter and communicate with military radio enthusiasts around the world. Getting a signal on his smartphone is a different matter, however. To connect to the...
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FILE - This Feb. 22, 2018, file photo shows an Airbnb logo during an event in San Francisco. On Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, Airbnb filed preliminary paperwork for selling stock on Wall Street, undaunted by a global pandemic that has taken some wind out of its home-sharing business. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
August 19, 2020 - 6:12 pm
Airbnb on Wednesday filed preliminary paperwork for selling stock on Wall Street, undaunted by a global pandemic that has taken some wind out of its home-sharing business. The San Francisco-based company said it submitted a draft registration statement to the Securities and Exchange Commission. It...
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August 19, 2020 - 3:11 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook says it will restrict the right-wing conspiracy movement QAnon and will no longer recommend that users join groups supporting it, although the company isn't banning it outright. Facebook said Wednesday it is banning groups and accounts associated with QAnon and a...
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