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McClatchy acquired Knight Ridder, the owner of the Miami Herald and dozens of other newspapers, in 2006 but sold off several of those papers. Joe Skipper/Reuters hide caption

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Des Moines City Councilman and a precinct chair Carl Voss shows the app that was used for caucus results reporting on his smartphone after he unsuccessfully attempted to drop off a caucus results packet from Precinct 55 at the Iowa Democratic Party headquarters on Tuesday in Des Moines, Iowa. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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The phone of Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO and owner of The Washington Post, reportedly was hacked via a WhatsApp account owned by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Cliff Owen/AP hide caption

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U.N. Urges Probe Of Reported Hacking Of Jeff Bezos' Phone By Saudi Arabia

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Google co-founders Sergey Brin (left) and Larry Page announced Tuesday they are stepping down from their leadership roles but will remain board members of Alphabet, Google's parent company. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption

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Google Founders Sergey Brin And Larry Page Step Down From Top Roles

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Twitter will stop running political ads, CEO Jack Dorsey announced Wednesday. Online political ads pose "significant risks to politics," he tweeted. Denis Charlet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Twitter To Halt Political Ads, In Contrast To Facebook

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Nearly two-dozen U.S. senators are calling on Kathleen Kraninger, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, to investigate a loan servicer called the Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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23 Senators Demand Investigation Into Mismanagement Of Student Loan Program

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Adam Neumann, the workspace sharing company WeWork's co-founder, is quitting as CEO amid problems with the firm's initial public offering. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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WeWork CEO Steps Down As IPO Stalls

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A federal appeals court is allowing a lawsuit by Seth Rich's parents against Fox News and two other defendants to proceed. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters hide caption

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T. Boone Pickens founded the company that became Mesa Petroleum and later began a hedge fund focused on energy investments. He died Wednesday at age 91. Larry W. Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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T. Boone Pickens, Iconic Oil Tycoon, Dead At 91

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Attorneys general from eight states and the District of Columbia have launched a probe into Facebook and its market dominance. Elise Amendola/AP hide caption

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Is Facebook Too Big? State Attorneys General Want To Know

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According to a complaint by the Federal Trade Commission, YouTube marketed itself as a top destination for kids in presentations to the makers of popular children's products and brands. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Google, YouTube To Pay $170 Million Penalty Over Collecting Kids' Personal Info

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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Friday that the central bank "will act as appropriate to sustain" the U.S. economic expansion. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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President Trump announced higher U.S. tariffs on goods from China. "Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China," he tweeted. It was unclear what Trump could do to force U.S. firms to make such a move. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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A construction worker lays down shingles on the roof of a new house in Brandon, Miss., on June 19. Construction jobs rose 4,000 in July — below the 18,000 added in June and the 19,000 added in July 2018. Rogelio V. Solis/AP hide caption

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