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California and Alabama are the only two states that aren't participating in the giant antitrust investigation of Google, and neither is really saying why (GOOGL, FB)

California and Alabama are the only two states that aren't participating in the giant antitrust investigation of Google, and neither is really saying why (GOOGL, FB)Every other US state, as well as Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia, is taking part in the inquiry.



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Agency reverses course on Trump's Alabama hurricane claim

Agency reverses course on Trump's Alabama hurricane claimA federal agency reversed course Friday on the question of whether President Donald Trump tweeted stale information about Hurricane Dorian potentially hitting Alabama, upsetting meteorologists around the country. The National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama, tweeted in response: "Alabama will NOT see any impacts from #Dorian.



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Trump won't let Alabama map controversy go

Trump won't let Alabama map controversy goSix days after his inaccurate warning that Hurricane Dorian posed a threat to Alabama, the president again used his Twitter feed to complain about news coverage of his mistake.



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Trump flashes anger about Alabama forecast as Dorian bears down on Carolinas

Trump flashes anger about Alabama forecast as Dorian bears down on CarolinasThe president tweeted multiple times on Thursday about his dubious meteorological claim.



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Trump 'orders Coast Guard admiral' to take blame for his false Alabama hurricane claims

Trump 'orders Coast Guard admiral' to take blame for his false Alabama hurricane claimsDonald Trump reportedly ordered a Coast Guard rear admiral to give a statement in which he effectively took the blame for the US president’s misleading claims about the chances of a hurricane striking Alabama.Mr Trump has repeatedly and falsely claimed he was right to say Alabama would “most likely” be struck by the record-breaking storm, which has already devastated much of the Bahamas.



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Trump clings to idea Alabama faced big threat from Dorian

Trump clings to idea Alabama faced big threat from DorianPresident Donald Trump isn’t giving up on the dubious idea that Alabama faced a serious threat from Hurricane Dorian. During an Oval Office briefing Wednesday, Trump displayed a map of the National Hurricane Center forecast for last Thursday that showed Dorian could track over Florida. The map he displayed included what appeared to be a hand-drawn half-circle that extended the cone of uncertainty over a swath of Alabama.



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Trump shows fake map in effort to back his false claim Hurricane Dorian may hit Alabama

Trump shows fake map in effort to back his false claim Hurricane Dorian may hit AlabamaDonald Trump presented an altered National Hurricane Centre map that expanded Hurricane Dorian’s official forecast so it would include Alabama, a state he incorrectly and repeatedly said would be hit by the storm.Speaking to media in the Oval Office on Wednesday, the president asked acting department of homeland security secretary Kevin McAleenan to retrieve a large map from behind him showing the hurricane’s potential path over the US after it pummelled the Bahamas throughout the week.



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Trump doubles down on debunked Alabama comments about Dorian's path, holds up map with added circle

Trump doubles down on debunked Alabama comments about Dorian's path, holds up map with added circleSpeaking to reporters at the White House Wednesday, the president held up a map of Hurricane Dorian's projected path from Aug. 29 that included an added circle around parts of Alabama.



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Sharpie-gate continued: Trump doubles down on Dorian's aim for Alabama

Sharpie-gate continued: Trump doubles down on Dorian's aim for AlabamaPresident Donald Trump, not someone who easily lets things go, doubled down on Thursday on his insistence that Alabama could have been hit by Hurricane Dorian and enlisted his top homeland security adviser to back him up. On Wednesday, the president displayed a map of the storm’s projected path that appeared to have been altered with a Sharpie pen to include the state of Alabama, following his remarks on Sunday in which he said it could be affected by the storm. In fact, the National Hurricane Center’s advisory on Sunday morning did not include the state, and the National Weather Service denied that Alabama would be affected after Trump suggested initial projections showed the storm heading toward the Gulf of Mexico, where Alabama has a coastline.



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U.S. teenager shoots dead 5 family members in Alabama – police

U.S. teenager shoots dead 5 family members in Alabama - policeA 14-year-old American boy shot and killed five family members at their home in Alabama, before throwing away the pistol and calling police, officials said on Tuesday, in the latest high-profile gun crime. The shooting occurred on Monday night in the town of Elkmont, a spokesman for the Limestone County Sheriff’s Office told media, including an ABC affiliate.



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