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  • Madrid Residents Protest Localized Lockdowns

    BARCELONA—Protesters in some poorer areas of Madrid that are facing lockdown to stem a soaring COVID-19 infection rate took to the street on Sunday, to call for better health provisions and complained of discrimination by the authorities. Madrid’s regional government announced on Friday that movement…
  • Facebook Threatens to Pull the Plug on News for Australian Users

    Facebook is threatening to stop Australian users from sharing news content on its services, including Instagram, in response to laws that will compel the tech giant to pay media companies for content. The public statement comes just two weeks after Google launched a public salvo…
  • The Battle for the Future of the GOP Is No Contest

    Tim Scott stood in front of a row of American flags in a stately, COVID-emptied Washington, D.C., auditorium, talking about family. The South Carolina Republican explained that his grandfather, who grew up in the segregated South and never learned to read or write, had to…