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July 20, 2017
World Headlines
Chester Bennington: Linkin Park vocalist 'took his own life' A coroner says the star, who was close to Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell, apparently hanged himself.
OJ Simpson to be freed from Nevada prison The former sports star and actor is granted parole after almost nine years in prison for armed robbery.
Two huge 'dark web' markets shut down The AlphaBay and Hansa marketplaces were known for trade in drugs, weapons and malware.
How voice-activated speakers are lending a virtual hand to parents
Digital assistants are finding a new purpose as entertainment for children and pets.
When a big carbon emitter is the main economic driver in town
For local residents, the Miller power plant is the economic center of the city.
07/20/2017: The line between free speech and propaganda
In Paris, 25 senior economists and public officials from about two dozen countries recently met behind closed doors to talk about how the world economy is doing. One of them: Diane Swonk from DS Economics. She shared some good news (the rest of the world seems to be doing better) and bad news (these gains have caused negative undercurrents in political elections). Afterwards, we'll look at how companies are trying to find allow free speech, while blocking propaganda from terrorist organizations like ISIS at the same time.
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