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Authors Guild asks US court to rule against Google

The Authors Guild says that Google Inc. is stealing business from retailers and has asked a New York federal appeals court to find that the Internet giant is violating copyright laws with its massive book digitization project.

Apr 11, 2014
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China hit by new flood of dead pigs in river

Chinese authorities have found 157 dead pigs in a river, state media said Wednesday, underscoring the country's food safety problems a year after 16,000 carcasses were discovered in Shanghai's main waterway.

Mar 19, 2014
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Money makes people right-wing and inegalitarian

(Phys.org) —Lottery winners tend to switch towards support for a right-wing political party and to become less egalitarian, according to new research on UK data by Professor Andrew Oswald of the University of Warwick and ...

Feb 06, 2014
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China tightens regulations for online films

Chinese authorities are requiring makers of online films to gain licenses and report their content before it is posted, tightening regulation of what in recent years has been a more freewheeling genre than ...

Jan 23, 2014
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