WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. open internet rules expired on Monday, handing sweeping new powers to internet providers to block, throttle or offer paid “fast lanes” for web traffic, but a court battle remains ahead. The Federal Communications Commission repealed the 2015 Obama administration’s landmark net neutrality rules in December by a 3-2 vote, sparking
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday revived Ohio’s contentious policy of purging infrequent voters from registration rolls in a ruling powered by the five conservative justices and denounced by liberal Justice Sonia Sotomayor as an endorsement of the disenfranchisement of minority and low-income Americans. In a 5-4 decision in the closely watched
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oscar-winning actor Robert de Niro issued an expletive-laden denunciation of U.S. President Donald Trump during the live television broadcast of the Tony Awards ceremony on Sunday. 72nd Annual Tony Awards – Show – New York, U.S., 10/06/2018 – Actor Robert De Niro speaks before introducing Bruce Springsteen’s performance. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson De
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LONDON (Reuters) – Oil prices slipped on Monday, pulled down by rising Russian production and as U.S. drilling activity rose to its highest in more than three years. FILE PHOTO: An oil well pump jack is seen at an oil field supply yard near Denver, Colorado, U.S., February 2, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking/File Photo Analysts expect
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(Reuters) – Gusting winds driving the flames of a largely uncontrolled wildfire are expected to keep fanning the blaze through an 11th day on Monday on the bone-dry hills of southwest Colorado, where more than 2,000 homes have already been evacuated. A plane drops fire-retardant chemicals on the 416 Fire near Durango, California, U.S. in
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