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August 09, 2017 - 5:37 am
ELIZABETHTOWN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities have arrested a South Carolina pair who they say sold moonshine through Facebook. WECT-TV reported Tuesday that Bladen County Sheriff James A. McVicker says 20-year-old Dillen Wright and 26-year-old Kaytee Lauren Nielson of Aynor, South Carolina...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2013 file photo, actor James Woods attends the "White House Down" premiere party at The Frick Collection, in New York. Woods is asking a court to dismiss an Ohio activist’s defamation lawsuit against him over a comment he retweeted during the presidential campaign season. The Columbus Dispatch reported Portia Boulger, a Chillicothe resident and supporter of Bernie Sanders, filed the federal lawsuit in March. Boulger is seeking $3 million in damages .(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
August 09, 2017 - 12:41 am
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Actor James Woods is asking a court to dismiss an Ohio activist's defamation lawsuit against him over a comment he retweeted during the presidential campaign season. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( http://bit.ly/2vBhCKw ) Portia Boulger, a Chillicothe (chihl-ih-KAHTH'-ee)...
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Tourists stand outside of a hotel after being evacuated following an earthquake in Ruo'ergai in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing people and knocking out power and phone networks. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 10:43 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing 13 people, injuring 175 others and knocking out power and phone networks. At least five of the dead were tourists, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. At least 28 people...
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Tourists stand outside of a hotel after being evacuated following an earthquake in Ruo'ergai in southwestern China's Sichuan province, Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing people and knocking out power and phone networks. (Chinatopix via AP)
August 08, 2017 - 8:46 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A strong earthquake shook a mountainous region in southwestern China near a famous national park, killing nine people, injuring 164 others and knocking out power and phone networks. At least five of the dead were tourists, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. The information...
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FILE - This Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, file photo shows Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif. Google’s new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don’t get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences. The dueling memos come as Silicon Valley grapples with accusations of sexism and discrimination and companies like Google, Facebook and Uber say they are trying to change. Google is also in the midst of a Department of Labor investigation into whether it pays women less than men. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
August 08, 2017 - 6:42 pm
MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — A former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment. James Damore, whose memo over the weekend caused an uproar online, said in an...
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August 08, 2017 - 4:58 pm
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Maine sued Republican Gov. Paul LePage on Tuesday for blocking critics on his official Facebook page and deleting their comments. The ACLU filed the federal lawsuit on behalf of two women, saying their First Amendment rights were violated...
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FILE - This is Oct. 5, 2014, file photo of Irish singer Sinead O'Connor performs during the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy. O'Connor emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video posted on Aug. 3, 2017. A follow-up Facebook said to be made on O’Connor’s behalf late Monday said the singer was OK. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
August 08, 2017 - 10:42 am
Sinead O'Connor emotionally pleaded for help from her family and opened up about her mental illness in a Facebook video posted from a New Jersey motel she had been living in. The video is the latest public glimpse of the singer's ongoing struggle with mental health problems. The 50-year-old Irish...
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FILE - This is Oct. 5, 2014, file photo of Irish singer Sinead O'Connor performs during the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy. O'Connor emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video posted on Aug. 3, 2017. A follow-up Facebook said to be made on O’Connor’s behalf late Monday said the singer was OK. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
August 08, 2017 - 7:35 am
SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Sinead O'Connor has emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video. The 50-year-old Irish singer says in the video posted Thursday that she was staying alive for the sake of others and if it were up to...
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FILE - This is Oct. 5, 2014, file photo of Irish singer Sinead O'Connor performs during the Italian State RAI TV program "Che Tempo che Fa", in Milan, Italy. O'Connor emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video posted on Aug. 3, 2017. A follow-up Facebook said to be made on O’Connor’s behalf late Monday said the singer was OK. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File)
August 08, 2017 - 7:31 am
SOUTH HACKENSACK, N.J. (AP) — Sinead O'Connor has emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video. The 50-year-old Irish singer says in the video posted Thursday that she was staying alive for the sake of others and if it were up to...
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August 07, 2017 - 12:08 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — A 31-year-old rapper known as Yung Mazi has been shot and killed outside an Atlanta pizza shop, less than eight months after he survived being shot at a Waffle House and then tweeted "God made me bulletproof." Atlanta police say the shooting happened Sunday night, when officers at an...
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