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April 01, 2017 - 11:51 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 14-year-old boy has been arrested in the sexual assault of a 15-year-old Chicago girl that was streamed live on Facebook, police said late Saturday. Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said in a press release that the juvenile suspect faces felony charges of aggravated...
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April 01, 2017 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top aide to President Donald Trump is urging the primary defeat of a conservative House member from Michigan. Saturday's tweet by White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. comes two days after Trump threatened conservative lawmakers who thwarted a House vote on health...
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March 31, 2017 - 1:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An American footwear company has sparked disapproval on social media over high heeled shoes for babies. Pee Wee Pumps says babies will be the "belle of the ball" in the shoes. But the BBC reports people are criticizing the company amid a growing concern at what is seen as the...
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March 30, 2017 - 2:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump trained his fire on members of his own party Thursday, declaring in the aftermath of the Republican's failed health care push that the conservative Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire GOP agenda. He vowed to "fight them" in 2018 if they don't get behind him...
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March 30, 2017 - 12:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has found more creative ways to ease its 140-character limit without officially raising it. Now, the company says that when you reply to someone — or to a group — usernames will no longer count toward those 140 characters. This will be especially helpful with group...
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In this Friday, Feb. 24, 2017 photo, a factory worker holds a gas torch while working on air conditioning condenser units on an assembly line at a Haier factory in Jiaozhou near Qingdao in eastern China's Shandong Province. Zhang Ruimin built Haier from a failing refrigerator factory in the 1980s into the biggest maker of major appliances. Now, he is trying to transform a traditional manufacturer with 60,000 employees in 25 countries into a nimble, Internet Age seller of consumer goods and services from web-linked washing machines to food delivery. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
March 30, 2017 - 1:32 am
QINGDAO, China (AP) — After Haier Group bought the General Electric Co. appliance unit last year, the Chinese company's chairman says he gave its American managers unusual orders: Ignore me. Zhang Ruimin built Haier from a failing refrigerator factory in the 1980s into the biggest maker of major...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2017, file photo, Kentucky head coach John Calipari, right, address official John Higgins after being assessed a technical foul during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt, in Lexington, Ky. Referee John Higgins of Omaha has contacted law enforcement to report he’s received death threats after Kentucky’s loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final.A person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that Higgins reported threats on his home phone, which has an unlisted number, and on the office phone for his roofing company. The person requested anonymity because the investigation is ongoing. (AP Photo/James Crisp, File)
March 29, 2017 - 2:34 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Referee John Higgins of Omaha reported he received death threats after Kentucky's loss to North Carolina in the NCAA South Regional final, a Nebraska law enforcement official said Wednesday. Higgins' roofing company received about 3,000 harassing emails and an unknown number of...
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This image provided by Facebook shows an overview of the features of Facebook's new app update on an iPhone. Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app, with an update starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. (Facebook via AP)
March 28, 2017 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is rolling out an app update starting Tuesday. With it, you can tap a new camera...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people's cameras "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. With the update coming to users starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Facebook is adding a camera icon to the top left corner of its mobile app.. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 28, 2017 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let your camera "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. Facebook is rolling out an app update starting Tuesday. With it, you can tap a new camera...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012 file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people's cameras "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. With the update coming to users starting Tuesday, March 28, 2017, Facebook is adding a camera icon to the top left corner of its mobile app.. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
March 28, 2017 - 8:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding more Snapchat-like features to its app. The company says it wants to let people's cameras "do the talking" as more people are posting photos and videos instead of blocks of text. With the update coming to users starting Tuesday, Facebook is adding a camera icon to...
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