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Justin Trudeau · Ottawa

Canada to ban Huawei from 5G network: sources

36% Center coverage: 72 sources
Canada is poised to announce it will ban the use of Huawei Technologies Co Ltd and ZTE 5G gear, a source familiar with the matter said. The government will make a formal announcement after 4 p.m. ET, the source said. This advertisement has not loaded yet, but your article continues below.See the Story
Europe · Moscow

Google's Russian subsidiary to file for bankruptcy after bank account seized

39% Center coverage: 46 sources
Google's Russia subsidiary plans to file for bankruptcy. Authorities seized its bank account, making it impossible to carry on operations. Google's most important product, the ad platform, was shut down on March 3. It's not clear how much of a presence Google will have in Russia going forward.See the Story
US & Canada · Washington

Biden Administration’s New Disinformation Board Paused After Three Weeks As Jankowicz Resigns

40% Center coverage: 91 sources
The Department of Homeland Security paused its new disinformation governance board Wednesday and its board's director will resign, following weeks of criticism from Republicans and questions about whether the board would impinge on free speech rights.See the Story
Europe · Austin

SpaceX paid $250,000 to settle sexual misconduct claim against Elon Musk: report

46% Left coverage: 50 sources
SpaceX reportedly paid a flight attendant $250,000 to ensure she didn't speak out or sue the company after Elon Musk allegedly exposed himself and propositioned her for sex. The allegations were relayed to Insider by one of the flight attendant's friends, who was asked by the attendant's attorney to sign a declaration backing up the claims. Musk reportedly said that there was a lot more to the story, and said that it was a  politically motivated hit piece.See the Story
Business · Cape Canaveral

Starliner, the Boeing capsule, reaches the ISS for the first time

46% Left coverage: 24 sources
Boeing's uncrewed Starliner capsule has officially made it to the International Space Station. The spacecraft had a couple thrusters shut off early just after reaching space, but that didn't adversely impact its ability to reach the station. The Starliner is expected to stay docked to the space station for the next four to five days before heading back to Earth.See the Story

Watch the First Eight Minutes of 'Stranger Things' Season 4

59% Left coverage: 17 sources
Netflix shared a video featuring the first eight minutes of Season 4, Volume 1. Volume 1, which premieres May 27, will consist of seven episodes. Volume 2, which arrives July 1, will feature nine episodes. Season 4 takes place six months after the Battle of Starcourt.See the Story
Europe · Kyiv

Russia could use new-age laser weapons to 'blind' satellites and blow up drones

53% Right coverage: 15 sources
Russia says it is using a new generation of powerful laser weapons in Ukraine to burn up drones. Deputy prime minister in charge of military development: Peresvet could blind satellites up to 930 miles above Earth. He noted that there were already more powerful Russian systems that could burning up drones and other equipment.See the Story
US & Canada · Texas

Parents allege son suffered ‘permanent hearing loss’ from alert on AirPods

62% Left coverage: 13 sources
Parents sue Apple for gross negligence and fraud after their son experienced hearing loss. The son was watching Netflix on his phone when an Amber Alert produced an "ear-shattering" sound. The parents claimed that the loud noise "ripped open" their son's right eardrum. Apple did not immediately respond to KTVU's request for comment.See the Story

Microsoft's Bing Applied China's Political Censorship to Some North American Searches, Report Says

Coverage: 4 sources
Report: Microsoft censoring Bing searches in the U.S. for certain Chinese names. Names such as that of Chinese President Xi Jinping and the late human rights activist Liu Xiaobo failed to automatically fill in in either English or Chinese. The Wall Street Journal reported that Microsoft had corrected the issue, which it attributed to a "technical error"See the Story

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