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

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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 (access required)

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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