Tech-savvy Estonians vote online in European elections

A ferry departs from Estonia’s capital Tallinn as the sun sets over the Baltic state’s medieval town, Wednesday May 15, 2019. Online voting in the European elections has begun in Estonia, the only country in the world to allow internet voting for the entire electorate, in every election. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
David Keyton
Linda Lainvoo votes online in the European elections from the comfort of a cafe in Estonia’s capital, Tallinn, Thursday May 16, 2019. Estonia is the only country in the world to allow internet voting for the entire electorate, in every election. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
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Sharp increase in US states’ use of drones

FILE – In this Jan. 7, 2016 file photo, a drone hovers at the DJI booth during CES International in Las Vegas. In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to measure roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re combing the skies for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, meanwhile, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. A survey released Monday, May 20, 2019 shows transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every U.S. state. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
John Locher
FILE – This Jan. 22, 2018 file photo from a news agency drone shows U.S. Highway 101 open to vehicle traffic in Montecito, Calif., after heavy rain brought flash flooding and mudslides that covered the highway two weeks earlier. In Utah, drones are hovering near avalanches to measure roaring snow. In North Carolina, they’re combing the skies for the nests of endangered birds. In Kansas, meanwhile, they could soon be identifying sick cows through heat signatures. A survey released Monday, May 20, 2019 shows transportation agencies are using drones in nearly every U.S. state. (AP Photo/Daniel Dreifuss, File)
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Google says services on Huawei phones still will function

In this photo taken Thursday, May 16, 2019, a man past by a Huawei store in Beijing. Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Ng Han Guan
In this photo taken Thursday, May 16, 2019, a man handing out pamphlets is silhouetted against a advertisement for the latest smartphones from Huawei in Beijing. Google is assuring users of Huawei smartphones the American company’s services still will work on them following U.S. government restrictions on doing business with the Chinese tech giant. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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President Nelson meets New Zealand PM; Mitt Romney on Alabama abortion law; Provo church hit with graffiti

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, walks with state Rep. Steve Eliason, R-Sandy, between meetings with House Republicans and House Democrats at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
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SALT LAKE CITY — Here’s a look at the news for May 20.

President Nelson meets New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern, says church will donate to mosques

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says Alabama’s abortion law is too extreme.

Runoff, ranked-choice or jungle primaries? Lawmakers consider options to deal with plurality

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