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Brexit need not be necessarily so, E.U.’s top court rules

FILE- In this Dec. 8, 2017 file photo,  UK's Union Flag, left, and the EU flag, flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels. The European Union's top court ruled Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, that Britain can change its mind over Brexit, boosting the hopes of people who want to stay in the EU that the process can be reversed. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)

Welcome to Monday, the 54th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr. being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Here are some news items to get your week started. — Britain can change its mind about exiting, E.U. high court says. — ...

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Baltimore grapples with including poor residents in smart city ambitions

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There’s a particular image Sheri Parks recalls from researching what residents in Baltimore’s low-income neighborhoods want from smart cities technology: children, crowded around school buildings after dismissal, with cellphones out, doing homework because of limited access to fast, reliable Wi-Fi at home or in their neighborhood.

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US House passes legislation aiming to curb online sex trafficking

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The U.S. House of Representatives passed legislation Tuesday intended to curb online sex trafficking, hours after the Justice Department objected that part of the measure may be unconstitutional. The 388-25 vote came hours after Assistant Attorney General Stephen Boyd told House ...

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Zirkin sues internet video firm for defamation

State Sen. Robert "Bobby" Zirkin has called the proposed measure "Grace's Law 2.0." (File photo)

Sen. Robert A. “Bobby” Zirkin, chair of the influential Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, has sued a California-based internet video company for defamation after it included a stock photo of him in a story about an unnamed Baltimore Ravens fan looking ...

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Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers

Internet activists declared victory over the nation’s big cable companies Thursday, after the Federal Communications Commission voted to impose the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T to prevent them from creating paid fast lanes and slowing or blocking web traffic.

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