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​Twitch's website became inaccessible in China on Thursday, and the app is no longer available in China's iOS app store.

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2:20Man scans items in a warehouse
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Our Data Is Out There — And We Aren't Doing Much To Protect It

1:01RemoveDEBRIS net capturing space junk
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A Net Just Successfully Captured Space Junk

1:24United Nations flag blows in the wind in front of the UN German headquarters in 2006
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Most UN Countries Won't Meet Goal Of Cutting Premature Deaths By 2030

1:02A study published by the World Health Organization says over three million people died from alcohol consumption in 2016.
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Study: 1 In Every 20 People Died From Harmful Use Of Alcohol In 2016

0:37A discarded plastic straw lies on a beach.
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California Bans Plastic Straws In Restaurants

1:15A man holding a syringe to use for heroin.
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Study Finds US Overdose Deaths Have Been Increasing For Decades

0:51Google logo is displayed at the Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. in 2015
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Google Says Third-Party Apps Can Still Access Gmail User Data

0:59Person uses a debit card in a chip and pin machine in England in 2015.
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UK Regulators Hit Equifax With A Fine That Isn't As Big As You'd Think

1:00Water bottles being prepared for distribution in a warehouse in Flint, Michigan.
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More Detroit Schools Test Positive For Copper, Lead In Drinking Water

1:15A girl reads a book.
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Girls Are Better Readers and Writers Than Boys, Study Says

1:05Five month old elephant
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Scientists Use Elephant Tusk DNA In Hopes Of Catching Ivory Smugglers

0:48An artist's depiction of a super-earth orbiting HD 26965
University of Florida

Astronomers Discover Planet Where Vulcan From 'Star Trek' Would Be

1:06A man wearing a mask stands in polluted air in China
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Study Links Air Pollution To Higher Risk Of Dementia

0:56Person holds a smartphone
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By Next Year, Almost Half Of All Cellphone Calls May Be Scams

1:00Amazon website homepage on a laptop in the UK in 2014
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The EU Wants To Know If Amazon Uses Third-Party Data To Its Advantage

1:00Oil rig
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Trump Administration Rolls Back Another Climate Rule

1:15Neon sign of Facebook logo
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ACLU Accuses Facebook Of Allowing Gender-Biased Job Postings

2:30People looking at phones
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Checking Your Phone All The Time? Going Grayscale Might Fix That

1:08Pharmacy technician dispenses pills
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Many Foster Kids Get Psychiatric Meds Without Proper Plan, Follow-Up

3:11Basketball player gets face scanned
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AI Is Still Really Bad At Recognizing Minorities' Faces

0:52A person vapes
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Almost 1 In 11 Middle, High Schoolers Reported Vaping Cannabis In 2016

1:04Person reaches for bottle of disinfectant spray to clean a school classroom
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Common Household Cleaning Products Are Linked To Childhood Obesity

0:48Plastic water bottles
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New Study Says BPA And Its Alternatives May Not Be So Different

2:19South Carolina coast amid storm
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South Carolina Inmates Won't Be Evacuated. Here's Why.

0:52An iPhone 7
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Why You'll Probably Receive A "Presidential Alert" Text Soon

0:50Jerry Brown Jr.
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California Plans To Launch Satellite Initiative To Pinpoint Emitters

1:08Sea turtle poking its head out of pool
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Study Says Even Single Piece Of Plastic Enough To Kill Sea Turtles

0:49ICESat-2's ATLAS system
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NASA's New Space Laser Will Measure Polar Ice 60,000 Times A Second

0:48A Tesla roadster with a dummy driver named Starman floats in space
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SpaceX Signs 'World's First' Private Moon Tourist

0:57Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and wife MacKenzie Bezos attend the Amazon Studios Oscars Celebration in 2017
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Jeff Bezos Is Committing $2B To Homeless Families, Schools