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Facebook home login page on computer screen.
Dreamstime
April 06, 2018 - 5:08 pm
By Heather Kelly (CNN Money) -- Facebook rolled out another big set of changes to its platform on Friday in advance of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's testimony on Capitol Hill next week. The social media company will now begin labeling all political and issue ads, and showing who paid for them, and it will...
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Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he's battling shingles.
Abigail Brooks/CNNMoney
April 06, 2018 - 4:57 pm
By Chloe Melas (CNN) -- Lin-Manuel Miranda revealed that he's battling shingles. The "Hamilton" creator took to Twitter on Thursday to tell followers that what he thought was a migraine, turned out to be shingles. "Hey, cool story. This isn't a migraine, it's shingles! Caught it early, quarantined...
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Dreamstime
April 06, 2018 - 4:46 pm
By MARLEY JAY NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks ended the week the way they began it: tumbling as investors worry that tariffs and harsh words between the U.S. and China will touch off a trade war that derails the global economy. That came with the U.S. considering duties on an additional $100 billion in...
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John Radcliffe, right, who was diagnosed with cancer in 2014, watches as Hawaii Gov. David Ige signs a bill to legalize medically assisted suicide on Thursday, April 5, 2018 in Honolulu.
(AP Photo/Sophia Yan)
April 06, 2018 - 2:41 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii became the latest liberal-leaning state to legalize medically assisted suicide Thursday as the governor signed a measure into law allowing doctors to fulfill requests from terminally ill patients to prescribe life-ending medication. "It is time for terminally ill, mentally...
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Fulton County chief medical examiner Dr. Jan Gorniak, tells reporters that a body found in Chattahoochee River, Tuesday has been identified as missing CDC employee Timothy Cunningham.
(AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 06, 2018 - 12:41 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — An employee for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who was reported missing more than seven weeks ago was found drowned in a river not far from his house, with no sign of foul play, authorities said Thursday. Timothy Cunningham's body was found Tuesday partially submerged...
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An Oct. 31, 2016 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Erik Menendez, left, and a Feb. 22, 2018 photo provided by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation shows Lyle Menendez.
(California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation via AP)
April 06, 2018 - 11:12 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Menendez brothers, who were convicted of killing their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion nearly three decades ago, have been reunited in a Southern California prison. Erik Menendez, 47, has moved into the same housing unit as his 50-year-old brother, Lyle Menendez...
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FILE- In this Feb. 17, 2017, file photo, an American flag hangs on the front of the New York Stock Exchange in New York.
(AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
April 06, 2018 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Another increase in trade tensions has stocks reversing course and falling again Friday morning as the U.S. considers an even larger set of tariffs on imports from China. Stocks have tumbled and then climbed this week as investors tried to get a sense of whether a trade dispute...
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Ultimate fighting star Conor McGregor, left, is led by an official to an unmarked vehicle while leaving the 78th Precinct of the New York Police Department, Friday, April 6, 2018.
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 06, 2018 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — UFC star Conor McGregor is facing criminal charges after a backstage melee injured two fighters and forced the removal of three bouts on Saturday night from UFC's biggest card this year. Video footage appears to show the promotion's most bankable star throwing a hand truck at a bus...
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President Donald J. Trump in a file photo from 2017.
Courtney Sacco/Caller-Times via USA TODAY NETWORK
April 05, 2018 - 9:07 pm
By Kevin Liptak (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday he was considering sending "anywhere from 2,000 to 4,000" National Guard troops to the southern border, applying the first figures to his surprise announcement this week that military forces will be deployed to bolster security. Trump...
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FILE - In this Saturday Oct. 10, 2009, file photo, a U.S. military helicopter, the CH-53E Super Stallion, airlifts humanitarian aid to be dropped in affected regions around Pariaman, north of Padang, Indonesia. On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, a CH-53E Super St
(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Mike DeNardo
April 05, 2018 - 8:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP/KYW Newsradio) — Four Marines killed when their helicopter crashed on a training mission in the Southern California desert were identified Thursday as men in their 20s and 30s from the South and Midwest, including one who served in Iraq and another who recently became a father...
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