Facebook to block news on Australian sites after new law, riling lawmakers

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SYDNEY — Facebook Inc on Tuesday said it would stop Australians sharing news content on its platforms if a proposal to make it pay local media outlets for their content becomes law, further escalating tension with the Australian government.