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EU authorities suspect GE, Merck, Canon of merger violations  

Brussels, Jun 6 (AP/UNB)- EU authorities are accusing General Electric, German drugmaker Merck and electronics manufacturer Canon of violating European rules to push through mergers or acquisitions.

German parliament passes online hate-speech law

The German parliament has passed a law aimed at cracking down on hate speech on social networks, which critics say could have drastic consequences for free speech online.