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EU Fines Google a Record $5 Billion Over Mobile System

European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company’s Android operating system to install Google search and browser apps. The European Union said Google’s practices restrict competition and reduce choices for consumers. While Google …

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Trump’s Remarks About Changing European Culture Draw Ire

President Donald Trump’s lament this week that immigration is “changing the culture” of Europe echoed rising anti-immigrant feelings on both sides of the Atlantic, where Europe and the United States are going through a demographic transformation that makes some of the white majority uncomfortable. Historians and advocates immediately denounced Trump’s …

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Spain Accepts Migrant Ship Denied by Italy

Spain stepped up Monday and offered to take in a rescue ship carrying more than 600 migrants after Italy and Malta refused. The diplomatic standoff had left the migrants stranded at sea and revealed the brass-knuckled negotiating tactics of Italy’s new anti-immigrant government. Italy and Malta immediately thanked Spain’s new …

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