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FILE - This file photo provided by Facebook demonstrates parental controls on Facebook's new Messenger app for kids. Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids under 13. A group letter being sent Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children aren’t ready to have social media accounts, understand privacy concerns and navigate the complexities of online relationships. (Courtesy of Facebook via AP, File)
January 30, 2018 - 12:03 am
BOSTON (AP) — Child development experts and advocates are urging Facebook to pull the plug on its new messaging app aimed at kids. A group letter sent Tuesday to CEO Mark Zuckerberg argues that younger children — the app is intended for those under 13 — aren't ready to have social media accounts,...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:51 pm
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Facebook plans to prioritize posts from local news sources in the news feeds of people who live in the communities served by those outlets, the company said Monday. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told The Selma Times-Journal on Monday that the decision stems from a cross-country...
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January 29, 2018 - 7:43 pm
SELMA, Ala. (AP) — Facebook says it will prioritize posts from local news sources in the news feeds of people who live in the communities served by those outlets. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told The Selma Times-Journal newspaper Monday that the decision stems from a cross-country tour he took...
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President of The Recording Academy Neil Portnow poses in the press room at the 60th annual Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
January 29, 2018 - 5:08 pm
Recording Academy President Neil Portnow is facing criticism for his comments after the 60th annual Grammy Awards ended with only two female winners on stage and lingering questions about the choice of performers. Following the awards show Sunday, many music fans and critics questioned whether the...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.The Koch brothers are spending up to $400 million to shape November’s midterm elections nationwide. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 2:44 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — For the Koch brothers and their powerful donor network, the trouble with President Donald Trump isn't what he's doing. It's how he's doing it. Huddled at a private retreat in the California desert, the conservative movement's moneyed elite worried aloud this weekend that...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012 file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan.The Koch brothers are spending up to $400 million to shape November’s midterm elections nationwide. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
January 29, 2018 - 12:59 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — For the Koch brothers and their powerful donor network, the trouble with President Donald Trump isn't what he's doing. It's how he's doing it. Huddled at a private retreat in the California desert, the conservative movement's elite money men worried aloud this weekend...
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Honoree Jay-Z speaks onstage at the 2018 Pre-Grammy Gala And Salute To Industry Icons at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Michael Zorn/Invision/AP)
January 28, 2018 - 7:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is urging his followers to inform rapper Jay-Z that "because of my policies," unemployment among black Americans is at the "LOWEST RATE EVER RECORDED!" The president's tweet Sunday appears to be in response to a CNN interview in which the rapper said the...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. The Twitter account for the conservative TV host disappeared for a few hours early Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, and the conspiracy theories quickly flowed. After Hannity verified account posted a message that said “Form Submission 1649,” page visitors said they were getting a “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist” message. By the time Hannity’s account was back up, speculation was rampant about the disappearance. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
January 27, 2018 - 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Sean Hannity's Twitter account was compromised and was unavailable for a few hours on Saturday, inspiring speculation by his conservative followers that a government cabal they call the "deep state" or a rogue employee could be to blame. After Hannity's verified...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. The Twitter account for the conservative TV host disappeared for a few hours early Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, and the conspiracy theories quickly flowed. After Hannity verified account posted a message that said “Form Submission 1649,” page visitors said they were getting a “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist” message. By the time Hannity’s account was back up, speculation was rampant about the disappearance. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
January 27, 2018 - 3:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Twitter account for conservative TV host Sean Hannity disappeared for a few hours early Saturday morning, and it took only a few minutes for the conspiracy theories to start flowing. After the Fox News star's verified account posted a message that simply and cryptically said "...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2016 file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. The Twitter account for the conservative TV host disappeared for a few hours early Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, and the conspiracy theories quickly flowed. After Hannity verified account posted a message that said “Form Submission 1649,” page visitors said they were getting a “Sorry, that page doesn’t exist” message. By the time Hannity’s account was back up, speculation was rampant about the disappearance. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
January 27, 2018 - 3:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Twitter account for conservative TV host Sean Hannity had disappeared for a few hours, and the conspiracy theories were flowing. After the Fox News star's verified account posted a message saying "Form Submission 1649," page visitors on Saturday said they were getting a "Sorry,...
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