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Facebook’s language gaps weaken screening of hate, terrorism

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — As the Gaza war raged and tensions surged across the Middle East last May, Instagram…

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Facebook dithered in curbing divisive user content in India

NEW DELHI, India — Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim…

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Virus surge persists in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia

Serbia is set to launch partial COVID-19 passes while Croatia and Slovenia reported high daily rates of infections as countries…

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Disruptions to schooling fall hardest on vulnerable students

Even as schools have returned in full swing across the country, complications wrought by the pandemic persist, often falling hardest…

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Day care owner gets 6 years for hiding 26 kids in basement

A Colorado day care owner convicted of keeping 26 children hidden in the basement of her business in 2019 has…

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Poles protest on anniversary of ruling restricting abortion

Protests are being held in Warsaw and other Polish cities to mark the one-year anniversary of a constitutional court ruling…

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As virus cases rise, so do pleas for Russians to get vaccine

NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia — As she stood in the courtyard of the morgue holding the body of her grandmother who…

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Texas urges Supreme Court to leave abortion law in place

Texas is urging the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and telling the justices there’s…

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Belgium braces for another surge in COVID-19 cases

Belgium’s government is warning that the country could well be on the cusp of another major surge in COVID-19 cases…

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Australia’s Queensland state to open to vaccinated travelers

Australia’s Queensland state plans to open to vaccinated travelers, ending the status it has enjoyed throughout the pandemic of being…

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