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An autonomous tank is demonstrated in France last month. Leading researchers in artificial intelligence are calling for laws against lethal autonomous weapons. They also pledge not to work on such weapons. Christophe Morin/IP3/Getty Images hide caption

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Midwest Facing A Skilled-Worker Shortage As Warehousing Boom Continues

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Google Fined $5 Billion By EU For Breaking Antitrust Rules

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DigiLens is working on a new kind of head-up display for cars that would turn a driver's windshield into a screen. The idea is to make the images appear as if they're in the real world. Continental AG hide caption

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Glass Has Ancient Origins But A High-Tech Future

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Elon Musk said that "the fault is mine and mine alone," as he apologized to a British diver who had criticized Musk's offer of help in rescuing 12 boys and their soccer coach in northern Thailand. Musk had called him a "pedo," or pedophile. Joshua Lott/Getty Images hide caption

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Marriott International became the latest company to announce it will stop using plastic straws, saying it would remove them from its more than 6,500 properties by next July. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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European Union Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager held a joint news conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday after slapping a record $5 billion antitrust penalty on the U.S. tech giant. John Thys/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Didier Tass, behind the counter of his butcher shop, says he purchases meat from small farmers who raise cows and butcher them humanely and in small quantities. Eleanor Beardsley/NPR hide caption

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French Butchers Ask For Protection After Threats From Militant Vegans

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The Economic Integration At The Northern Border

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Investigation: Patients' Drug Options Under Medicaid Heavily Influenced By Drugmakers

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Current and former tenants are suing Kushner Cos., the real-estate firm owned by the family of President Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser, Jared Kushner, for alleged harassment. Susan Walsh/AP hide caption

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EU And Japan Sign Trade Agreement That Was 5 Years In The Making

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Why Cash Is King In Zimbabwe

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos Became Richest Man In Modern History Just Ahead Of Prime Day

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (from left), Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Council President Donald Tusk conclude their news conference at the Japan-EU summit on Tuesday in Tokyo. Koji Sasahara/AP hide caption

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Health Insurers Are Vacuuming Up Details About You — And It Could Raise Your Rates

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NAACP Focuses On Energizing Voters For Local, Congressional Elections

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