‘Freewheeling Militia Violence’ Forced US to Evacuate Embassy in Libya, Kerry Says
U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel
After CIA gets secret whistleblower email, Congress worries about more spying
Rand Paul makes pitch to civil rights groups
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi opened with a box-office gross of $45M, the second-largest Thursday preview in North America, behind The Force Awakens
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A coalition of state attorneys general, led by the New York AG, pledge to sue the FCC for repealing net neutrality rules
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After China's Integrated Whale Media bought a majority stake in Forbes in 2014, several cases of editorial meddling have raised questions about independence
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