Government and politics

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/Carolyn Kaster)
April 10, 2018 - 6:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg disclosed Tuesday his company is "working with" special counsel Robert Mueller in the federal probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign — and working hard to change its own operations after the harvesting of users' private...
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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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Teachers and supporters continue their walk circling the state Capitol as protests continue over school funding, Tuesday, April 10, 2018, in Oklahoma City. Leaders of Oklahoma's largest teacher's union have demanded a repeal of a capital gains tax exemption and for the governor to veto a repeal of a proposed lodging tax as they push for more education funding in massive demonstrations at the state Capitol. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 10, 2018 - 5:04 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers who have organized to push for big raises and a restoration of school funding are threatening a statewide walkout, following the lead of educators across the country, including Oklahoma where schools have been closed for more than a week. Leaders for a new grassroots...
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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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Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey, front right, meets with Arizona National Guard soldiers prior to their deployment to the Mexico border at the Papago Park Military Reservation on Monday, April 9, 2018, in Phoenix. Ducey told the group of soldiers preparing to deploy from the Phoenix military base that their "mission is about providing manpower and resources" to support agencies on the border and denied that there was a political motive. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
April 10, 2018 - 4:51 pm
WESLACO, Texas (AP) — The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request was underway Tuesday with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb the flow of illegal immigration. The Trump administration also announced that Homeland...
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President Donald Trump, right, holds up a jersey he was presented with by Alabama team captains Bradley Bozeman, left, and Rashaan Evans, center, during an event for the 2017 NCAA National Champion University of Alabama football team on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
April 10, 2018 - 4:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday hailed the University of Alabama football team's "win for the ages" in their latest championship season. Trump hosted Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban and the players at the White House to honor their fifth national title in nine years. The president...
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Dr Christine Blanshard, Medical Director, and Lorna Wilkinson, director of nursing, left, make a statement outside the District Hospital in Salisbury, England, Tuesday April 10, 2018, giving an update on the condition of nerve agent poison victims Yulia and Sergei Skripal. Yulia Skripal has been discharged from hospital Tuesday, "This is not the end of her treatment but marks a significant milestone," said Dr. Christine Blanshard, and her Russian father former double agent Sergei Skripal remains in hospital. (Ben Mitchell/PA via AP)
April 10, 2018 - 4:40 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russia ex-spy and his daughter in England (all times local): 9:00 p.m. The Russian Embassy in London is criticizing British officials for isolating the daughter of an ex-Russian spy. A hospital official said Tuesday that Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned...
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April 10, 2018 - 3:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is hailing the University of Alabama football team's "win for the ages" in their latest championship season. Trump is hosting Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban and the players at the White House to honor their fifth national title in nine years. The president...
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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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