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Matt Bigler
May 28, 2020 - 3:33 pm
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network has no plans to start fact-checking the President, after Twitter made that move this week.
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Close-up driver washing hands with alcohol gel to prevent infection coronavirus covid-19.
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Dan Weinbaum
May 26, 2020 - 1:20 pm
Fire experts says hand sanitizer won't explode in your car unless it gets really hot. Like 700° hot. Typically, interiors of cars don't get above 160°.
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REMOVES “UNARMED” AND ADDS THAT AUTHORITIES HAVE NOT CONFIRMED THAT ARBERY WAS EITHER ARMED OR UNARMED - People react during a rally to protest the shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, Friday, May 8, 2020, in Brunswick Ga. Two men have been charged with murder in the February shooting death of Arbery, a black man in his mid-20s, whom they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
AP News Staff
May 10, 2020 - 8:03 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's attorney general on Sunday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the handling of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands of two white men as he ran through a neighborhood. Arbery was shot and killed Feb. 23. No arrests...
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In this image from a video interview, John Manley, 58, a civilian U.S. Army public affairs officer at U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany, and wife Heidi Mathis, 60, answer questions during an interview. Manley also spent 21 years in the Marines. Americans are grappling with an essential question as they try to get the information they need to stay safe during the coronavirus crisis: Whom do you trust? When Manley tested positive for COVID-19, his sister urged him to get on the malaria drug that she'd heard Fox News hosts plugging and that President Donald Trump was heralding as a potential “game changer” for fighting the coronavirus. But Manley was skeptical of using a drug not approved by the Food and Drug Administration for treating the virus and decided it was a gamble not worth taking. (AP Photo)
AP News Staff
April 30, 2020 - 6:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When John Manley tested positive for COVID-19, his sister urged him to get on the malaria drug that she'd heard Fox News hosts plugging and that President Donald Trump was heralding as a potential “game changer” for fighting the coronavirus. But Manley, 58, a civilian U.S. Army...
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Artist rendition of the novel coronavirus
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AP News Staff
March 30, 2020 - 2:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Alan Merrill — who co-wrote the song “I Love Rock and Roll" that became a signature hit for fellow rocker Joan Jett — died Sunday in New York of complications from the coronavirus, his daughter said. He was 69. Laura Merrill said on her Facebook account that he died in the morning...
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Marc LaVoie
December 12, 2019 - 4:00 am
People who experience lousy customer service would be better served by putting down their telephones and taking their complaints online. Surveys for the past 40 years show only about one in five people is consistently satisfied with customer service. More and more, people are posting complaints on...
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Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley speaks in a congressional hearing
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Marc LaVoie
November 05, 2019 - 9:32 pm
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley had plenty to say at a Congressional hearing he organized to talk about social media and national security, leveling a stern warning about Chinese influence through popular apps. TikTok and Apple declined to testify at the meeting, though TikTok said it was committed to...
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AP News Staff
October 30, 2019 - 3:18 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is banning all political advertising from its service, saying social media companies give advertisers an unfair advantage in proliferating highly targeted, misleading messages. Facebook has taken fire since it disclosed earlier in October that it will not fact-check ads...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 1989 file photo, actress and animal rights activist Doris Day poses for photos after receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award she was presented with at the annual Golden Globe Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Day, whose wholesome screen presence stood for a time of innocence in '60s films, has died, her foundation says. She was 97. The Doris Day Animal Foundation confirmed Day died early Monday, May 13, 2019, at her Carmel Valley, California, home. (AP Photo, File)
AP News Staff
May 13, 2019 - 10:33 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Doris Day, the sunny blond actress and singer whose frothy comedic roles opposite the likes of Rock Hudson made her one of Hollywood's biggest stars in the 1950s and '60s and a symbol of wholesome American womanhood, has died. She was 97. In recent years, Day had been an animal...
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November 14, 2018 - 6:16 am
Barry Sutherland noticed something he doesn't like in social media; it's too easy to post venomous messages meant for people you will never meet in person. Sutherland was challenged at church to live his best life online. That's when he took not of a disturbing trend that he believes needs to...
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