Twitter continued to fact-check hundreds of tweets on Thursday, even as the White House prepared an executive order aimed at curtailing the legal protection that prevents online platforms from suits over their users’ posts. President Trump issued the order , which asks federal agencies to draft rules or pursue new policies that would allow the federal government to penalize online companies for...
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The Electric: Western Auto and Battery Makers’ Big Gamble on Indonesian Nickel
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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