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In the first such criminal trial of its kind, Judge Oscar Magi, shown here Wednesday in a Milan courtroom flanked by an aide, sentenced three Google executives to a six-month suspended sentence and absolved them of defamation charges. AP/APTN hide caption

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A student alleges in a federal lawsuit that Harriton High School in Bryn Mawr, Pa., used school-issued laptop webcams to spy on students at home. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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The allure of diamonds has led some consumers to start buying certified precious stones online. But some people still feel more comfortable seeing and touching precious stones before making a purchase that can cost thousands of dollars. hide caption

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