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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Million Man March is remembered by many who were there as a watershed event, despite the fact that its impact on the way America regards African-American men remains an open question 20 years later.
Brussels and Washington want "quick solutions" to the legal void left by the collapse of a transatlantic data deal on which major companies like Facebook depend, a senior EU official said Friday. The European Court of Justice on Tuesday ruled that the EU-US "Safe Harbour" arrangement allowing firms to transfer European citizens' personal information to the US was "invalid" because it did not properly protect the data from spy agencies. European Commissioner Vera Jourova said she and US Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker agreed in a phone call Thursday that they needed to move quickly for the sake of crucial Internet businesses.
NEW YORK (AP) — Over a prosecutor's objection, bail has been set at $2 million for a Dominican Republic diplomat arrested in a bribe-related criminal case that also landed a former president of the United Nations Assembly behind bars.