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Australia says Facebook to restore pages after changes to landmark legislation

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CANBERRA, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Facebook Inc willrestore Australian news pages in the next few days afterCanberra agreed to amend legislation that would force the socialmedia giant to pay media companies for news content.

Australia and Facebook have been locked in a stand-off formore than a week as Canberra pushed ahead with the measure,aimed at tech behemoths, such as Facebook and Alphabet Inc'sGoogle.(Reporting by Colin Packham; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)