In this Friday, Feb. 21, 2020 photo, Stephan Patterson holds his U.S. Census ID badge in Anchorage, Alaska. Patterson and other U.S. Census takers are reporting problems when conducting first-in-the-nation counts in rural parts of Alaska, including lack of communication about assignments, frustration with a smartphone app for filing time sheets and disappointment when they find out they are not being reimbursed for purchasing cold-weather gear. (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)
Census hiccups in Alaska may offer preview for rest of USRural Alaska is getting a head start in the 2020 census before the rest of the nation
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Sheryl Sandberg Defends HerselfSheryl Sandberg defended herself and her leadership in her first interview since a new book about Facebook was published, while offering a new reason for not fact-checking political ads. Asked about claims in Facebook: The Inside Story , by Steven Levy, that she's a controlling boss who yells at employees, Sandberg...
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The Molson Coors facility is seen Thursday Feb. 27, 2020, in Milwaukee. An employee at the historic Molson Coors facility shot and killed five co-workers Wednesday afternoon and then turned the gun on himself. Six people, including the shooter, were killed on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 at the facility. The brewery remained closed Thursday.  (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Grandfather, Navy vet among 5 victims of Wisconsin shootingThe five men who were killed by a co-worker at a Milwaukee brewery include an electrician, a Navy veteran, a father of two small children, a fisherman and a grandfather
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FILE - In a Sept. 21, 2016 file photo, Kevin Marsh, CEO of SCANA Corp., speaks to the media at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, S.C. The Securities and Exchange Commission sued SCANA Corp., its subsidiary South Carolina Electric & Gas along with the utility's former CEO Kevin Marsh and Executive Vice President Stephen Byrne on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Federal officials say two former executives at a South Carolina utility, former CEO Kevin Marsh and Executive Vice President Stephen Byrne lied repeatedly to regulators and investors about the progress of construction of two nuclear reactors, taking hundreds of millions of dollars out of the pockets of investors and ratepayers. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
Securities agents sue 2 SC utility execs over nuclear fraudFederal officials say two former executives at a South Carolina utility lied repeatedly to regulators and investors about the progress of construction of two nuclear reactors taking more than a billion dollars out of the pockets of investors and ratepayers
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, a man looks at products from Chinese technology firm ZTE near a screen showing a display commemorating the 70th anniversary of the founding of China at the PT Expo in Beijing. The Senate has passed a bill that provides $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment in their networks that's made by China's Huawei and ZTE. It now goes to President Donald Trump. Huawei and ZTE did not immediately reply to a request for comment, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Bill to help small telecoms excise Huawei goes to TrumpThe Senate has passed a bill to provide $1 billion for small telecom providers to replace equipment made by China's Huawei and ZTE
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Passengers aboard a Jungle Cruise boat stand on seats after the vessel took on water, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. The boat was evacuated and no one was hurt. (Matthew Vince via AP)
Guests evacuated after boat at Disney World takes on waterA boat filled with guests at Walt Disney World had to be evacuated after it took on water
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This Feb. 22, 2020 photo shows a makeshift fence made from particle board surround a home that was destroyed a month ago when a gas tanker leak triggered fires and explosions killing 30 people, in the Sector 6 neighborhood of the Villa El Salvador district of Lima, Peru. “Nobody has been jailed. There's no justice,” said 26-year-old Vanesa Meza, who lost her aunt and four nieces in the disaster. (AP Photo/Martin Mejia)
Grief grips Peruvian community one month after deadly fireOne month after a gas tanker leak triggered fires and explosions that killed 30 people in the Peruvian capital, traumatized survivors and relatives of victims are still waiting to know who was responsible
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This is a court artist sketch of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in the dock reading his papers as he appears at Belmarsh Magistrates' Court for his extradition hearing, in London, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020. The U.S. government and WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will face off Monday in a high-security London courthouse, a decade after WikiLeaks infuriated American officials by publishing a trove of classified military documents.  (Elizabeth Cook/PA via AP)
Judge refuses to let Assange leave secure dock in courtroomA judge has refused to let Julian Assange move from a glass-enclosed dock and sit with his lawyers at a London court hearing
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A worker walks past a slogan which reads "Don't forget why we started and moved forward bravely" at the Huadian Beiran Corporation's power plant in Beijing on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. The state-owned company's steam and gas combined cycle power plant on the outskirts of the nation's capital, which opened in 2017 and provides electricity and heat to the Tongzhou District, managers have instituted virus prevention measures include masks, disinfection wipes, and measuring body temperature for employees entering the premises. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Markets down, Facebook cancels show: Virus hits businessesThe spread of the new coronavirus is jamming up business as companies suspend production, meetings, events and business travel
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This Is Why Movie Bad Guys Never Have iPhonesIn the version of the world that Apple wants to see on the big screen, only the good guys have iPhones, according to Knives Out and Last Jedi director Rian Johnson. In what may be a spoiler for Knives Out and numerous other films, Johnson tells Vanity Fair that "Apple,...
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Democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a campaign event in Myrtle Beach, S.C., Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
Online 'impersonator' tried to contact campaigns, DNC saysThe Democratic National Committee has warned its presidential candidates to be cautious after Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign reported that an “impersonator” with a domain registered overseas had posed as one of its staffers and sought conversations with members of at least two other campaigns
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A fan wearing a protective mask takes a picture with her cell phone prior the Champions League, round of 16, first leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Facebook bans ads with false claims about new virusFacebook says it is banning ads that make false claims about products tied to the new coronavirus
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