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Tech giants under pressure in the US

By AnaΓ―s Cherif

About twenty US states are worried about the monopolistic tendencies of tech giants, and are close to launching a joint antitrust investigation next month, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday (19 August). EURACTIV's partner La Tribune reports.

A Year Later, the Fight Over Aretha Franklin’s Estate Deepens

By Ben Sisario and Steve Friess

Bitter squabbling has surfaced as the singer’s four sons and others debate whether any of the handwritten documents found in her house qualify as valid wills.

Putting a Positive Spin on Oil Exploration in the Arctic Refuge

By Henry Fountain and Steve Eder

The Trump administration pressed scientists for quick findings, dismissed bad news and revised a report in its push for lease sales, records show.

The Flores Agreement Protected Migrant Children for Decades. It’s Under Threat.

By Miriam Jordan

A landmark consent decree in 1997 set conditions for detention of migrant children. Now the Trump administration is preparing its own standards.

In Denmark, Bewilderment and Anger Over Trump’s Canceled Visit

By Martin Selsoe Sorensen

The cancellation, because the country expressed no interest in selling Greenland, was a rare snub for Denmark’s head of state.

Washington needles Germany with threat of US troops relocation to Poland

By Alexandra Brzozowski

Washington has talked for some time of relocating US troops from Germany because of its annoyance with Berlin's military spending shortfalls. But President Donald Trump's upcoming visit to Poland in September could give it another twist.

Pan-Am Games Protesters Each Get 12 Months of Probation

By The Associated Press

A letter to the two athletes from Sarah Hirshland, the chief executive of the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, seemed to sound an alarm for other competitors considering political stands at the 2020 Olympics.

Trump Accuses Jewish Democrats of β€˜Great Disloyalty’

By Julie Hirschfeld Davis

The president’s echo of a longstanding anti-Semitic smear drew condemnation from diplomats and analysts across the political spectrum.

Trump Scraps Trip to Denmark, as Greenland Is Not for Sale

By Annie Karni

The president said on Twitter that he was reacting to the Danish prime minister’s rejection of his interest in buying Greenland from Denmark.

Want to Win in 2020? Fight Fair

By Truman Anderson

Democrats should follow the example of my boss, John McCain, in avoiding divisive politics.

N.R.A. Gets Results on Gun Laws in One Phone Call With the President

By Maggie Haberman, Annie Karni and Danny Hakim

After talking with Wayne LaPierre, the group’s chief executive, President Trump’s interest in new gun laws fades and he repeats many of its longtime positions.

Amanda Anisimova Pulls Out of U.S. Open After Death of Her Father

By The Associated Press

The 17-year-old American, who reached the semifinals of the French Open in June, would have been seeded at the Open, which begins Monday.

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