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Trump to Accept Inauguration Funds From Corporations and Big Donors

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald J. Trump will allow corporations and wealthy individuals to make large donations to fund the activities surrounding his inauguration, complicating his promise to eliminate special interests from influencing his government. Mr. Trump plans to ban money from registered lobbyists, whom he has purged from his transition ...

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Facebook Will Stop Some Ads From Targeting Users by Race

By SAPNA MAHESHWARI and MIKE ISAAC November 11, 2016 As Facebook has grown, so too has its ability to slice and dice the habits of its hundreds of millions of users, and offer them up to advertisers that want to reach specific groups for specific reasons. But while the social network has evolved to ...

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Major advance in solar cells made from cheap, easy-to-use perovskite

Solar cells made from an inexpensive and increasingly popular material called perovskite can more efficiently turn sunlight into electricity using a new technique to sandwich two types of perovskite into a single photovoltaic cell. Perovskite solar cells are made of a mix of organic molecules and inorganic elements that together ...

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Philippine President Duterte announces separation from U.S.

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday announced his “separation” from the United States, expressing his desire for the Philippines to become more dependent on China. (Oct. 20) AP Chinese Vice-Premier Zhang Gaoli (left) shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after he made a speech during the Philippines – China ...

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Retaking Mosul From ISIS May Pale to What Comes Next

ERBIL, Iraq — The Iraqi military’s operation to retake the northern city of Mosul after more than two years of Islamic State occupation could require months, even with American help. But the recapture may turn out to be the easy part. If history is a guide, vast parts of Mosul, ...

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6 key questions answered in the fight to recapture Mosul from ISIL

Islamic State militants have occupied Iraq’s second biggest city for more than two years. Now, newly trained Iraqi fighters are trying to take Mosul back. USA TODAY NETWORK Iraq’s elite counterterrorism forces gather ahead of an operation to re-take the Islamic State-held city of Mosul, Iraq.(Photo: Khalid Mohammed, AP) Iraq Prime ...

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Pentagon Confronts a New Threat From ISIS: Exploding Drones

WASHINGTON — Kurdish forces fighting the Islamic State in northern Iraq last week shot down a small drone the size of a model airplane. They believed it was like the dozens of drones the terrorist organization had been flying for reconnaissance in the area, and they transported it back to ...

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Pakistan Grows a Baseball Team From Its Home Soil

Straight off a bone-wearying 24-hour journey, the Pakistani national baseball team went about its inaugural workout in the United States on Tuesday before the Coney Island backdrop of Nathan’s Famous restaurant and the Cyclone roller coaster. The Pakistanis were at MCU Park in Brooklyn for the qualifiers of the World ...

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