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Stormy Daniels
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April 05, 2018 - 5:09 pm
By Kevin Liptak, CNN White House Producer (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not know about a $130,000 payment made to the adult film actress Stormy Daniels for her silence, his first public acknowledgment of the scandal surrounding an alleged sexual affair that has plagued him...
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Anastasia Vashukevich
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April 05, 2018 - 12:28 pm
By Kocha Olarn and Ivan Watson, CNN (CNN) -- A self-styled sex coach who claims to have insider knowledge of Moscow's attempts to meddle in the US election has been charged with prostitution in Thailand. Anastasia Vashukevich made headlines last month when she publicly asked the United States to...
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Facebook is taking action in the wake of the Russia investigation
CNN Wire
April 04, 2018 - 9:03 pm
By RICHARD LARDNER and MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook isn't just a company. It's a behemoth, with 2.1 billion monthly users, $40 billion in revenue and more than 25,000 employees worldwide. And that leaves Washington with a daunting task: How do you tame a corporate giant? Or do you...
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Mark Zuckerberg
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April 04, 2018 - 11:51 am
By Jordan Valinsky (CNN Money) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify in front of a Congressional panel on April 11. He's set to appear before the House Energy and Commerce Committee next Wednesday at 10:00 a.m. ET to talk about the "company's use and protection of user data." Reps. Greg...
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Spotify
April 03, 2018 - 4:40 pm
By Seth Fiegerman (CNN Money) -- Apple tried to kill Spotify. Now the streaming music service is worth nearly $30 billion. Spotify opened at $165.90 a share on the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday. The stock later fell below $150 a share. Its Wall Street debut has been closely followed in recent...
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President Trump
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Steve Tawa
April 03, 2018 - 12:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Critics say President Trump is once again trying to "undo environmental regulations that deal with climate change." The Clean Air Council is responding to the Trump administration's move to revoke Obama-era standards on more ambitious vehicle emissions and mileage...
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A closeup of view of a jail cells iron bars casting shadows on the prison floor
April 02, 2018 - 6:00 pm
By Madison Park TEXAS (CNN) -- Ethan Couch, known for his "affluenza" defense in his deadly drunk driving case, was released from a Texas jail Monday after serving nearly two years behind bars for violating his probation. Couch, 20, first made headlines as a teenager when he was sentenced to...
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Marijuana
April 02, 2018 - 3:04 pm
By Mark Lieber (CNN) -- Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy. The studies, published Monday in the journal JAMA Internal Medicine, compared opioid prescription patterns in...
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Feb 2, 2016; Menlo Park, CA, USA; Facebook CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg is photographed at an event at Facebook headquarters. The event was to celebrate Facebook Friends day, the company's 12th anniversary.
Martin E. Klimek-USA TODAY
April 02, 2018 - 12:38 pm
By Charles Riley PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- Mark Zuckerberg is firing back at Tim Cook. The Facebook CEO defended his company's business model in an interview published by Vox on Monday, arguing that recent criticism from his counterpart at Apple was unfounded. Cook recently called for increased...
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The White House is being criticized by some on social media for its predominantly white class of spring 2018 interns.
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April 02, 2018 - 6:52 am
By Alessia Grunberger (CNN) -- The White House is being taken to task on social media for its predominantly white class of spring 2018 interns. In the photo released Friday, President Donald Trump poses with the 91-member class. Social media users were quick to point out the lack of diversity among...
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