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November 15, 2016 - 11:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the idea that fake news spread on Facebook influenced the outcome of the U.S. election is "crazy." Still, the majority of Americans (six in 10) say they get at least some news from social media , mostly Facebook, according to the Pew Research...
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November 15, 2016 - 10:59 pm
(AP/WBEN) - If fake news is a problem, who's fault is it? What needs to be done to stop it? There are plenty of different answers. FILTER BUBBLE? When it comes to Facebook users, Zuckerberg said almost everyone has friends on the "other side." Even if 90 percent of your friends are Democrats, for...
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November 15, 2016 - 11:50 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A man who was shot at Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City has died. Police officer Megan Morgan says the man died Tuesday afternoon after being shot earlier in the day. The man's name and other information was not released. The airport was closed by police after the...
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November 15, 2016 - 10:27 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Buffalo Common Council's unanimous approval means the Dillon Courthouse will be taken over by the city of Buffalo. Mayor Brown and the General Services Administration say the city is expected to take ownership of the historic Court Street landmark Wednesday when it closes on...
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November 15, 2016 - 9:42 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Police have charged a former employee with the robbery and shooting of the owner of Zoe Restaurant in Clarence Labor Day Weekend. Troopers charge Christopher Boyd, 36 of Buffalo, NY with Attempted Murder 1st degree (2 Counts) (A Felony), Robbery 1st degree (B Felony),...
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November 15, 2016 - 8:37 am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Amid signs of support from Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan moved Tuesday toward winning approval from House Republicans to keep his job in the coming Congress. House Democrats, jarred by their meager Election Day gains, seemed less certain about their direction and delayed a vote...
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November 15, 2016 - 7:51 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A call to raise the salary of New York state lawmakers has been rejected. Lawmakers now make $79,500 for what is technically a part-time job. Lawmakers haven't seen a raise since 1999 but still make the third-highest legislative salary in the country. Many lawmakers say their...
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November 15, 2016 - 7:27 am
New York, NY (WBEN) - New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a settlement with the NFL that bars a league-wide mandatory ticket price floor. A league policy had required each of the 32 NFL teams to impose a price floor on all secondary market ticket sales on the NFL’s Ticket Exchange...
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November 15, 2016 - 4:42 am
CANANDAIGUA, N.Y. (AP) - A bus driver for an Western New York school district is in hot water for allowing students who would have voted for Donald Trump to exit the vehicle before children who would've voted for Hillary Clinton. The Canandaigua City School District say the incident occurred two...
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November 15, 2016 - 1:04 am
Jamestown, N.Y. (WBEN) - Authorities say a 36-year-old western New York man sought in connection with the fatal shooting of his wife in a church parking lot is now in custody. Police in Jamestown say Tuesday morning that Keith Robbins has been taken into custody. Police had been seeking him since...
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