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A woman lays her head on a row of names at the National September 11 Memorial in Manhattan. REUTERS/Mark Kauzlarich

Lawmakers worry about 9/11 law they enacted over veto

Members of Congress expressed doubts about September 11 legislation they forced on President Barack Obama, saying the new law allowing lawsuits against Saudi Arabia could be narrowed to ease concerns about its effect on Americans abroad.

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Google rebrands cloud business, adds more artificial intelligence

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