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Why is “news” a stop word in Google News?

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If you use Google News to search for the term, Google News, you are told “news” is a very common word and was not included in your search. That makes sense if you were search for news about Google. But, what if you were searching for news about Google News? You have to conduct a precise search for “Google News” in order to find:

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