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Edward Crawford Jr., returns a tear gas canister fired by police who were trying to disperse protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP, File
March 17, 2019 - 10:47 am
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Two young men were found dead inside torched cars. Three others died of apparent suicides. Another collapsed on a bus, his death ruled an overdose. Six deaths, all involving men with connections to protests in Ferguson, Missouri, drew attention on social media and speculation...
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March 13, 2019 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says it is aware of outages on its platforms including Facebook, Messenger and Instagram and is working to resolve the issue. According to downdector.com, which monitors websites, the outages started around 12 p.m. E.T. on Wednesday in parts of the U.S., including the East...
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In this March 8, 2019 file photo, President Donald Trump waits for his son Barron Trump, and first lady Melania Trump after speaking with reporters before traveling to Alabama to visit areas affected by the deadly tornadoes.
Evan Vucci/AP
March 13, 2019 - 12:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has had it with the #fakeMelania conspiracy theories that have been circulating on social media. Trump claims that photos of his wife were altered to make it appear that a look-alike accompanied him to Alabama last week to survey tornado damage. Trump's...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago.
Kiichiro Sato/AP Photo, File
March 11, 2019 - 10:26 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk should not be found in contempt of court because he has complied with the terms of a securities fraud settlement, his attorneys wrote in documents filed Monday night with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan. Musk's lawyers wrote that a Feb. 19 tweet merely...
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March 08, 2019 - 8:35 pm
By: Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- At first glance, Mark Zuckerberg's new " privacy-focused vision " for Facebook looks like a transformative mission statement from a CEO under pressure to reverse years of battering over its surveillance practices and privacy failures. But critics say the...
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In this April 11, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
Andrew Harnik/AP Photo, File
March 07, 2019 - 9:57 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After building a social network that turned into a surveillance system, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he's shifting his company's focus to messaging services designed to serve as fortresses of privacy. Instead of just being the network that connects everyone, Facebook wants...
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Tim Jimenez
March 07, 2019 - 8:50 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The founder and CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerburg says changes are coming, and the focus will be on users' privacy, in a long post called "A Privacy-Focused Vision for Social Networking." Zuckerberg says the way things are going, a lot more people are gravitating...
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Britain's Queen Elizabeth II reacts during a visit to the Science Museum in London, Thursday March 7, 2019.
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March 07, 2019 - 7:52 am
LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II has posted her first Instagram image. The media-savvy queen posted from the Science Museum Thursday to help promote the museum's summer exhibition. Using an iPad, she shared an image on the official royal family Instagram account of a letter from 19th century...
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Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.
Carolyn Kaster/AP Photo
March 05, 2019 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday that Democrat Rep. Ilhan Omar's newest remarks about Israel mark a "dark day" for the Jewish state. His comment came as House Democrats prepared a resolution by Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, declaring that the House opposes anti-...
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Ethan Lindenberger testifies during a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 5, 2019, to examine vaccines, focusing on preventable disease outbreaks.
Carolyn Kaster/AP
March 05, 2019 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An Ohio teen defied his mother's anti-vaccine beliefs and started getting his shots when he turned 18 — and told Congress on Tuesday that it's crucial to counter fraudulent claims on social media that scare parents. Ethan Lindenberger of Norwalk, Ohio, said his mother's "love,...
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