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Google clarifies location-tracking policy

SAN FRANCISCO — Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its “Location History” setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they’ve disabled the setting. The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several Google apps and websites store user location even if users […]

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Chris Selley: John Tory’s anti-tax message threatens his city-builder image as Toronto election looms

John Tory is not the sort of politician people vote for rapturously. I have never seen anyone swoon in his presence. Which is a good thing, for him, because if legions of Torontonians can’t wait to vote again for the somewhat ambitious city-builder who presented himself in 2014, so far he’s offering them precious little. […]

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The jury now deliberating Paul Manafort’s bank fraud case asked the judge a clarifying question that might concern the prosecutors

Jury deliberations began Thursday in the Virginia bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort. The jury sent a note to the judge asking for clarification about four topics, including a definition of the term, “reasonable doubt,” the standard to convict in a criminal trial. Legal experts wrote on Twitter that […]

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Trump is considering revoking the security clearances of 9 other US intelligence veterans — some of whom are his most vocal critics

The Trump administration made the unprecedented move of revoking former CIA Director John Brennan’s security clearance on Wednesday. The White House has also threatened to revoke the clearances of nine other former intelligence officials — all of whom have publicly criticized President Donald Trump. Here’s a look at who they are and what they’ve said […]