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April 10, 2018 - 5:20 pm
A company that supplied an Ohio fertility clinic's storage tank said its equipment didn't malfunction or cause the loss of more than 4,000 eggs and embryos in early March and blamed the failure on human error. Custom Biogenic Systems said its initial investigation during the past month concluded...
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April 10, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Sinclair Broadcast Group is attacking CNN for what it considers hypocrisy about its directive to local news anchors to read a message denouncing fake news. News websites for local television stations owned by Sinclair on Tuesday posted a link to a four-minute video critical of...
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This screen grab from a Facebook group and photographed on a computer screen in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018, shows what appears to be a bucket of tiger teeth offered for sale on a Facebook page. In a complaint filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, wildlife preservation advocates allege that Facebook's failure to stop illicit traders utilizing its platform for illegal activity violates the social network's responsibilities as a publicly traded company. (AP Photo)
April 10, 2018 - 5:12 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook is displaying advertisements for well-known American corporations along with content from group pages operated by overseas wildlife traffickers illegally selling the body parts of threatened animals, including elephant ivory, rhino horn and tiger teeth. In a secret...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo, Alex Brandon)
April 10, 2018 - 5:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Investors are rallying around Facebook as CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears before Congress to answer questions about the social media giant's recent privacy scandal...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo, Alex Brandon)
April 10, 2018 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Crisis-management experts say the Facebook CEO looks a bit shaky at points but is overall doing a fairly good job on appearing cooperative and forthright. Mike...
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April 10, 2018 - 4:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Villanova's comfortable victory over Michigan in the NCAA men's basketball final may have been good for the blood pressure of the team's fans. But it didn't help television ratings. The Nielsen company said the game was seen by a total of 16 million people on TBS, TNT and Tru TV...
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April 10, 2018 - 4:33 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former host of one of National Public Radio's most successful programs who was fired over allegations of workplace abuse is apologizing and asking for a second chance. "On Point" host Tom Ashbrook was dismissed by Boston radio station WBUR in February after investigators found he...
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Trader Edward Curran works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Stocks are opening sharply higher on Wall Street as investors were encouraged to see conciliatory remarks from China's leader over trade. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 10, 2018 - 4:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks jumped Tuesday after Chinese President Xi Jinping said Beijing would reduce tariffs on imported cars and improve intellectual property protection, steps that could ease trade tensions. Facebook climbed as CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before the Senate about the company's...
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David Dodson, president of MDC, which was formerly known as Manpower Development Corporation, a nonprofit group, smiles at his office after presenting the findings of MDC's State of the South 2018 report in Durham, NC., Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Among the report's findings was that the South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent pool won't share in the region's economic growth unless leaders in the 13 southern recommit to spending on public schools and higher education. (AP Photo/Jonathan Drew)
April 10, 2018 - 4:11 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The South's increasingly diverse homegrown talent won't share in the region's economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending more on public schools and higher education, according to a study released Tuesday. The State of the South 2018 report found that 13 states...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a joint hearing of the Commerce and Judiciary Committees on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, about the use of Facebook data to target American voters in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
April 10, 2018 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Facebook's privacy scandal and Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Facebook could have artificial intelligence tools within a five to 10 year period that accurately flag hate speech. CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a Senate hearing that...
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