Media industry regulation

FILE - In this Oct. 23, 2019 file photo, Maya Rockeymoore Cummings speaks during a viewing service at Morgan State University, in Baltimore. The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat. News outlets report Rockeymoore Cummings plans to formally announce her campaign at her Baltimore home Tuesday morning, Nov. 12. Congressman Elijah Cummings died last month at the age of 68. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
November 12, 2019 - 8:42 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings has resigned as Maryland's Democratic Party chair to run for her late husband's congressional seat. Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, 48, is expected to formally announce her campaign at her Baltimore home Tuesday morning, news outlets reported...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington. "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions," Dorsey said Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in a series of tweets announcing Twitters new policy of banning all political advertising from its service. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
October 30, 2019 - 5:49 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter, reacting to growing concern about misinformation spread on social media, is banning all political advertising from its service. Its move sets it apart from Facebook, which continues to defend running paid political ads, even false ones, as a free speech priority. "...
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Tunisian media mogul Nabil Karoui casts his ballot at a polling station during the second round of the presidential election, in Tunis, Tunisia, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Tunisians are voting for president, choosing between a law professor and populist tycoon. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
October 13, 2019 - 7:17 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians are voting for president Sunday in an unusual contest pitting a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor backed by resurgent Islamists. The winner of Sunday's runoff vote will inherit a North African country struggling to create jobs...
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Children wave Tunisian flags as supporters of independent Tunisian Presidential candidate Kais Saied attend a rally on the last day of campaigning before the second round of the presidential elections, in Tunis, Tunisia, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
October 13, 2019 - 3:25 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians are voting for president Sunday in an unusual contest pitting a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a conservative professor backed by resurgent Islamists. The winner of Sunday's runoff vote will inherit a North African country struggling to overcome...
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Children wave Tunisian flags as supporters of independent Tunisian Presidential candidate Kais Saied attend a rally on the last day of campaigning before the second round of the presidential elections, in Tunis, Tunisia, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
October 13, 2019 - 3:03 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisians are voting for president in an unusual contest pitting a populist tycoon who just got out of jail against a law professor backed by resurgent Islamists. The winner of Sunday's runoff vote will inherit a North African country struggling to overcome corruption,...
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CORRECTS POSITION - People watch a televised debate between presidential candidates Kais Saied, left, and Nabil Karoui, on the last day of campaigning before the second round of the presidential elections, in Tunis, Tunisia, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
October 12, 2019 - 1:37 pm
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A media mogul and a former law professor who are vying to be Tunisia's next president sparred during a televised debate over how to fight terrorism and poverty — and then they cordially shook hands. Tunisian voters celebrated the handshake as a sign that the democracy built on...
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CORRECTS POSITION - People watch a televised debate between presidential candidates Kais Saied, left, and Nabil Karoui, on the last day of campaigning before the second round of the presidential elections, in Tunis, Tunisia, Friday, Oct. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
October 12, 2019 - 10:48 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — A media mogul and a former law professor who are vying to be Tunisia's next president sparred during a televised debate over how to fight terrorism and poverty. Then the two candidates cordially shook hands, an act Tunisian voters are celebrating as a sign that the democracy...
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FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018, file photo, then-Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington. Gowdy swore he’d had enough of Washington. Disgusted by what he’d seen, the former South Carolina congressman retired from office last year, declaring his skills are better used "in a courtroom than in Congress." Now he’s coming back for impeachment. A former prosecutor who led the House investigation into the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, Gowdy is poised to join President Donald Trump’s legal team. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
October 10, 2019 - 5:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trey Gowdy swore he'd had enough of Washington. Disgusted by what he'd seen, the Republican congressman from South Carolina retired from office last year, declaring his skills are better used "in a courtroom than in Congress." Now he's coming back for impeachment. A former...
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FILE - In this May 1, 2019 file photo, Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former Cuban President Raul Castro wave Cuban flags as they watch the annual May Day parade file past at Revolution Square in Havana, Cuba. President Diaz-Canel has blamed the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump for the present energy crisis that is facing Cuba. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa, File)
October 10, 2019 - 3:19 pm
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba's top legislative body will no longer include members of the country's historical generation of former rebels, part of a broader political reform that started to go into effect on Thursday. Members of the National Assembly voted near-unanimously for Miguel-Díaz Canel, 59, to...
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Georgia Tech basketball coach Josh Pastner answers a question during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond)
October 08, 2019 - 11:53 am
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest from ACC men's basketball media day on Tuesday (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner says his team is handling the news of a postseason ban and four years of probation for major recruiting violations as well as possible. Pastner says their...
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