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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2020 file photo, the logo for NBCUniversal's upcoming streaming service, Peacock, is displayed on a computer screen in New York.  Peacock, one of the last big new streaming services to launch in the U.S., was supposed to get a big marketing and content boost from the Olympics.The coronavirus pandemic delayed the Games to 2021, so that didn’t work out for Peacock’s owner, Comcast’s NBCUniversal.   (AP Photo/Jenny Kane, File)
NBC's video service Peacock stresses 'free,' looks to 2021Peacock, one of the last big new streaming services to launch in the U.S., was supposed to get a big boost from carrying the Olympics
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a campaign event, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Biden's $2 trillion climate plan aims to reframe debateJoe Biden has released a $2 trillion plan aimed at combating climate change and spurring economic growth in part by overhauling America’s energy industry
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Ethiopia enters 3rd week of internet shutdown after unrestEthiopia is entering its third week without internet service for almost everyone after days of deadly unrest
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FILE - In this Monday, Jan. 13 2020 file photo, Roger Torrent, President of Catalonian Parliament, answers reporters at the European Parliament  in Strasbourg, eastern France. The speaker of the Catalan regional parliament is demanding that the Spanish government launch an official investigation into reports that his cellphone was the target of espionage, allegedly by Spanish security services. Roger Torrent, a leading Catalan independence supporter, said Tuesday, July 14 in a televised statement, “It’s important for the truth to come out.” (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias, file)
Catalan leader demands investigation into Spain spying claimThe speaker of the Catalan regional parliament is demanding that the Spanish government launch an official investigation into reports that his cellphone was the target of espionage, allegedly by Spanish security services
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A Huawei sign is displayed on their premises in Reading, England, Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Britain's government on Tuesday backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a limited role in the U.K.'s new high-speed mobile phone network in a decision with broad implications for relations between London and Beijing. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
UK backtracks on giving Huawei role in high-speed networkBritain has backtracked on plans to give Chinese telecommunications company Huawei a role in the U.K.’s new high-speed mobile phone network amid security concerns fueled by rising tensions between Beijing and Western powers
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Amazon unveils shopping cart that knows what you're buyingAmazon has a new cure for long supermarket lines: a smart shopping cart
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Filing Opens in iPhone SettlementFiling has opened for iPhone owners wanting their cash settlement over battery issues. Apple will pay about $25 to each owner under the settlement of a class-action lawsuit, MacRumors reports, after the manufacturer admitted slowing down older iPhones to head off shutdowns caused by degraded batteries. Apple's payments are limited...
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Vipin Jain, CEO and cofounder of Blendid, holds a smoothie on Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Sunnyvale, Calif.,  made by his company’s robotic kiosk that makes blended fruit drinks with no human intervention. “I expect in the next two years you will see pretty significant robotic adoption in the food space because of COVID,” said Jain.   (AP Photo/Terry Chea)
Demand for robot cooks rises as kitchens combat COVID-19Robots that can flip burgers, make salads and even bake bread are in growing demand as virus-wary kitchens try to put some distance between workers and customers
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A contractor carries an electrostatic sprayer used to disinfect subway cars at the 96th Street station to control the spread of COVID-19, Thursday, July 2, 2020, in New York. Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down New York subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?Mass transit systems around the world have taken sweeping steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including shutting down some subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors
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NFL, Oakley come up with face shields to protect players With NFL training camps set to start at the end of the month, the league believes it is one step closer to addressing player safety amid the coronavirus pandemic
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American woman freed after being held captive in NigeriaAuthorities say a retired American woman who was lured to Nigeria by a 34-year-old man she met on Facebook has been rescued after spending more than a year in captivity
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A helicopter approaches the USS Bonhomme Richard as crews fight the fire, Monday, July 13, 2020, in San Diego. Fire crews continue to battle the blaze Monday after numerous people suffered minor injuries in an explosion and fire Sunday on board the USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
Fire ravages ship for 2nd day; sends acrid haze over cityFlames raged through a warship for a second day as a top Navy official revealed that a fire suppression system was inoperable when the blaze erupted while the ship was docked in San Diego
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FILE - In this March 5, 2020 file photo, journalist and activist Omar Radi speaks after a hearing at the Casablanca Courthouse, In Casablanca, Morocco. On Sunday, July 12, 2020 the Tel Aviv District Court rejected a request to strip the controversial Israeli spyware firm NSO Group of its export license over the suspected use of the company’s technology in targeting journalists, including Radi, and dissidents worldwide. The case, brought by Amnesty International in January, called on the court to prevent NSO from selling its technology abroad, especially to repressive regimes. The court ruled that Amnesty’s attorneys did not provide sufficient evidence. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar, File)
Israeli court rejects petition to curb spyware companyAn Israeli court has rejected a request to strip the controversial Israeli spyware company NSO Group of its export license over the suspected use of the company’s technology in targeting journalists and dissidents worldwide
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