|Type of site||News|
Google News is an automated news aggregator provided by Google Inc. Uniform Resource Locator is an URI which also specifies where the identified resource is available and the protocol for retrieving it In the Philosophy of language, a natural language (or ordinary language) is a Language that is spoken or written in phonemic-alphabetic or phonemically-related English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States In computing a feed aggregator, also known as a feed reader, news reader or simply aggregator, is client software or a Web application Google Inc is an American public corporation, earning revenue from advertising related to its Internet search, e-mail, online The initial idea, StoryRank - related to Google's PageRank formula, was developed by Krishna Bharat in 2001, the Principal Research Scientist of Google. PageRank is a link analysis algorithm that assigns a numerical weighting to each element of a Hyperlinked set of documents such as the World Wide Web, Krishna Bharat is a Principal Scientist at Google who is famous for creating Google News (http//news Google News left beta in January 2006. 
Introduced as a beta release in April 2002, the Google News service came out of beta on 23 January 2006. A software release is the distribution whether public or private of an initial or new and upgraded version of a Computer software product Different versions of the aggregator are available for more than 20 regions in 12 languages, with continuing development ongoing. Currently, service in the following languages is offered: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese (traditional and simplified characters), Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Arabic, Hebrew, Norwegian, Czech and Swedish.
The service covers news articles appearing within the past 30 days on various news websites. For the English language it covers about 4,500 sites; for other languages, less. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States Its front page provides roughly the first 200 characters of the article and a link to its larger content. Websites may or may not require a subscription; sites requiring subscription are noted in the article description. Some online projects  provide continuous multi-document summarization of stories originally clustered by the Google News. Multi-document summarization is an automatic procedure aimed at extraction of information from multiple texts written about the same topic
In March 2005 attention was called to Google's inclusion of the white supremacist 'National Vanguard' magazine, and the resulting controversy forced Google News to remove the site from its service. White supremacy is a racist ideology based on the assertion that White people are superior to other racial groups. In another case, Google was criticized for not including sources which are censored in China. On September 27, 2004, on the official Google Blog, the Google Team wrote: "For users inside the People's Republic of China, we have chosen not to include sources that are inaccessible from within that country. " Google now places specific IP Addresses from China on a blacklist and prevents them from being indexed. An Internet Protocol ( IP) address is a numerical identification ( Logical address) that is assigned to devices participating in a Computer network
In March 2005, Agence France Presse (AFP) sued Google for $17. Agence France-Presse ( AFP) is the oldest News agency in the world and one of the three largest with Associated Press and Reuters. 5 million, alleging that Google News infringed on its copyright because "Google includes AFP’s photos, stories and news headlines on Google News without permission from Agence France Presse. "  It was also alleged that Google ignored a cease and desist order, though Google counters that it has opt-out procedures which AFP could have followed but did not. A cease and desist (also called C & D) is an order or request to halt an activity or else face legal action Google now hosts Agence France-Presse news, as well as the Associated Press, Press Association and the Canadian Press. Agence France-Presse ( AFP) is the oldest News agency in the world and one of the three largest with Associated Press and Reuters. The Associated Press ( AP) is an American News agency. The AP is a Cooperative owned by its contributing Newspapers radio The Press Association is the national News agency of the United Kingdom and Ireland supplying news wire to almost all national and local newspapers TV & radio news as well The Canadian Press (often abbreviated as CP) is Canada 's national News agency established in 1917 as a vehicle to permit Canadian newspapers of the day This arrangement started in August of 2007. In 2007 Google announced it was paying for Associated Press content displayed in Google News.  It is not clear if the Associated Press articles are retained in the archive, or are only available for a limited time.
In 2007, a court in Belgium ruled that Google did not have the right to display the lead paragraph from Belgian news sources when Google aggregated news stories. 
Google News provides searching, and the choice of sorting the results by date and time of publishing (not to be confused with date and time of the news' happening) or grouping them (and also grouping without searching). In the English versions, there are options to tailor the grouping to a selected national audience.
Users can request e-mail "alerts" on various keyword topics by subscribing to Google News Alerts. Electronic mail, often abbreviated to e-mail, email, or originally eMail, is a Store-and-forward method of writing sending receiving Google Alerts is a service offered by Search engine company Google which notifies its users (by email) about the latest web and news pages of their choice E-mails are sent to subscribers whenever news articles matching their requests come online. Alerts are also available via RSS and Atom feeds. RSS is a family of Web feed formats used to publish frequently updated works – such as Blog entries news headlines audio and video – in a standardized The name Atom applies to a pair of related standards The Atom Syndication Format is an XML language used for Web feeds while the Atom Publishing
As of June 6, 2006, Google News expanded, adding a News Archive Search feature, offering users historical archives going back more than 200 years from which to peruse. Events 1508 - Maximilian I Holy Roman Emperor, is defeated in Friulia by Venetian forces; he is forced to sign a three-year Year 2006 ( MMVI) was a Common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. There is also a timeline view, to browse news from various years.
As a news aggregator site, Google uses its own software to determine which stories to show from the online news sources it watches. Human editorial input does come into the system, however, in choosing exactly which sources Google News will pick from. This is where some of the controversy over Google News originates, when some news sources are included when visitors feel they don't deserve it, and when other news sources are excluded when visitors feel they ought to be included. For examples, see the above mentions of Indymedia, or National Vanguard.
The actual list of sources is not known outside of Google, but such a list would go far in helping to judge how well Google News works toward its purpose of helping make the world's information accessible. The stated information from Google is that it watches more than 4,500 English-language news sites. In the absence of a list, many independent sites have come up with their own ways of determining what news sources Google picks from.
The site Google News Report monitors the Google News homepage, and for May 2007, published this list of the top 27 sites most-often referenced by Google News:
|1||The New York Times|
|5||Los Angeles Times|
|8||Monsters and Critics.com|
|10||Voice of America|
|11||International Herald Tribune|
|15||San Francisco Chronicle|
|19||Wall Street Journal|
|23||Seattle Post Intelligencer|