Apple News+: A newsstand of 300 glossy magazines for $9.99/month

Enlarge / Apple CEO Tim Cook announcing Apple News+. CUPERTINO, Calif.—As expected, Apple has announced a magazine subscription service built on top of its acquisition last year of Texture. Called Apple News+, it will offer fully browsable, digital versions of over 300 print magazines and newspapers like Wired, GQ, the Los Angeles Times, and the Wall …

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$35 billion in research funding “now at stake” after Trump executive order

Enlarge / A protest near the UC Berkeley campus. (credit: Amy Osborne/AFP/Getty Imagess) Over the past several years, college campuses have experienced a number of incidents related to free speech. These have included cases of disruptive protests, controversial speakers being “disinvited,” and in rare cases, physical altercations. The speakers who have been the focus of …

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Trump Said the Mueller Investigation Went ‘100% the Way It Should’

President Donald Trump said Monday that he wouldn’t mind if Attorney General William Barr released special counsel Robert Mueller’s whole report, adding that the investigation he long derided as a “witch hunt” went “100% the way it should have been.” “There are a lot of people out there who have done very, very evil things, …

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Michael Avenatti Charged With Trying to Extort Nike for Millions

Michael Avenatti was arrested Monday for allegedly trying to extort more than $20 million from Nike. The celebrity lawyer–who gained public recognition after representing adult film star Stormy Daniels in a defamation lawsuit against her alleged ex-lover President Donald Trump–was federally charged shortly after he tweeted his plans to host a press conference to discuss …

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French Muslim Group Sues Facebook and YouTube over Christchurch Livestreams

The French Council of the Muslim Faith said Monday it is suing Facebook and YouTube for allowing the livestream of the Christchurch massacre on their platforms earlier this month, Reuters reports. The council represents millions of Muslims in France. The group said it’s suing the French branches of both social networking sites for “broadcasting a …

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