American officials said investigators have established a link between the shooter at the Naval Air Station in Pensacola in December and a terror group by unlocking the suspect’s iPhone. At the same time, U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr rebuked Apple for declining to help access the contents of the phone belonging to Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, who died in the attack. In a statement, Barr...
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For much of the last century, metals companies have made stainless steel from nickel mined in Russia or the Philippines and smelted at temperatures up to 2,900 degrees. But demand for nickel is outstripping supplies because the metal is a key component in most electric vehicle batteries. So metals producers have turned to a new supplier—Indonesia, which possesses vast reserves of a previously...
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