Spam

The logo of social networking site Facebook is reflected on the screen of a smartphone resting on a laptop keyboard.
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May 23, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By Barbara Ortutay, AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months. What Facebook's new report Thursday doesn't say, though, is how many it also missed. The increase shows the...
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Marchers hold letters spelling out "PRIDE" in balloons during the 48th annual Chicago Pride Parade in Chicago, Ill. on Sunday, June 25, 2017.
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July 11, 2018 - 2:06 pm
By Mike TeSelle DIXON, Calif. ( KCRA ) -- Protesters are expected to converge outside Dixon's city hall for the first council meeting since the town's vice mayor made comments in a local newspaper describing gay and lesbian individuals as fairies. "I'm embarrassed and ashamed of him and hope our...
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May 27, 2018 - 4:41 pm
AUSTIN, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is recalling more than 228,000 pounds of Spam and another product made by Minnesota-based Hormel after four consumers complained about metal objects in the food. The USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service says the canned chicken and pork in...
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