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September 03, 2020 - 4:43 am
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A pregnant woman said Thursday she didn’t know she had broken any law when she was handcuffed by police in front of her children in her Australian home and led away in pajamas for allegedly inciting activists to demonstrate against pandemic lockdown. Zoe Buhler’s partner...
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September 02, 2020 - 1:24 pm
MELVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a Long Island bar that posted on Instagram that it was taking bets on whether Chicago or New York City would see more shootings over Labor Day weekend. The Cliffton, a bar in Patchogue, New York, shared photos of a paper grid hung in the bar with...
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Lawyers stage a protest outside the High Court while awaiting a bail hearing for jailed journalist Hopwell Chin'ono, in Harare, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. A Zimbabwean court will on Wednesday rule on a fresh bail bid by Chin'ono, in jail for more than a month, at a time his lawyers say prison authorities are forcing him to mingle with other prisoners despite showing symptoms “consistent” with COVID-19.( AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
September 02, 2020 - 10:06 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin'ono has been granted bail after being held in jail for more than a month on charges of inciting violence. Chin'ono's application for bail was approved by a magistrate who stipulated that while he awaits trial he must not post on social...
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September 02, 2020 - 8:53 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Facebook India executives were grilled Wednesday by members of a parliamentary committee on information technology over the company's alleged political bias and role in spreading hate speech in India. The closed-door hearing followed accusations in newspaper reports that Facebook...
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A map of Germany shows the number of raid places at a press conference at the police department in Cologne, Germany, about nationwide child pornography raids, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020. Special police units, coordinated by the Cologne Prosecutor's Office, have raided 60 places across Germany yesterday, linked to an ongoing investigation that started last year in the city of Bergisch Gladbach. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
September 02, 2020 - 7:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — A thousand police officers in Germany raided the homes of 50 people as part of a nationwide crackdown on the online sharing and distribution of child pornography, Cologne police said Wednesday. None of the 48 men and two women suspected of involvement was arrested during Tuesday's...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the media before boarding Air Force One for a trip to Kenosha, Wis., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 02, 2020 - 12:03 am
CHICAGO (AP) — President Donald Trump is recycling a baseless conspiracy theory to claim that recent protests have been orchestrated by powerful people in “dark shadows” intent on undermining his reelection prospects. The claims first took root on Facebook and Twitter earlier this year after racial...
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FILE - In this April 14, 2020 file photo, the thumbs up Like logo is shown on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook said Tuesday, Sept. 1 that it removed a small network of accounts and pages linked to Russia's Internet Research Agency, the “troll factory" that has used social media accounts to sow political discord in the U.S. since the 2016 presidential election. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)
September 01, 2020 - 4:57 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook said Tuesday that it removed a small network of accounts and pages linked to Russia’s Internet Research Agency, the “troll factory” that has used social media accounts to sow political discord in the U.S. since the 2016 presidential election. Twitter also suspended...
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FILE - This July 16, 2013 file photo shows a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Beginning Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020 U.S. Facebook users who post about voting may start seeing an addendum to their messages -- labels directing readers to authoritative information about the upcoming presidential election. It's the social network's latest step to to combat election-related misinformation on its platform as the Nov. 3 election nears — one in which many voters may be submitting ballots by mail for the first time. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
September 01, 2020 - 2:52 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook threatened to block Australian publishers and individuals from sharing news stories on its platform in reaction to an Australian measure that could require it to compensate media organizations for its use of their stories. The social network said the Australian move...
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Niecy Nash arrives at The Hollywood Reporter's Women in Entertainment Breakfast Gala on Dec. 11, 2019, in Los Angeles. The actress and comedian surprised fans with a weekend wedding to singer Jessica Betts. Nash and Betts posted Instagram photos Monday, Aug. 31, 2020, of their outdoor ceremony in a lush garden setting. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
August 31, 2020 - 8:30 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor and comedian Niecy Nash surprised fans with her weekend wedding to singer Jessica Betts. Nash and Betts posted Twitter and Instagramphotos Monday of their outdoor marriage ceremony in a lush garden setting. Nash, whose legal first name is Carol, captioned the photo “Mrs...
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President Donald Trump's former chief strategist Steve Bannon speaks with reporters after pleading not guilty to charges that he ripped off donors to an online fundraising scheme to build a southern border wall, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)
August 31, 2020 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A May 2021 trial date was set Monday for Steve Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, on charges that he cheated donors to a group seeking to fund a southern border wall. Bannon, 66, of Washington, D.C., was audible but not visible on a video screen as he appeared...
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