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October 09, 2019 - 9:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear before Congress this month as the tech giant is under pressure from lawmakers and regulators over its massive market power and record of privacy breaches. Rep. Maxine Waters, the California Democrat who heads the House Financial Services...
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Workers dismantle signage for an NBA fan event scheduled to be held on Wednesday night at the Shanghai Oriental Sports Center in Shanghai, China, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV announced Tuesday it will no longer air two NBA preseason games set to be played in the country. (AP Photo)
October 09, 2019 - 1:42 am
The NBA has postponed Wednesday's scheduled media sessions in Shanghai for the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers, and it remains unclear if the teams will play in China this week as scheduled. The teams were practicing in Shanghai on Wednesday, where at least two other NBA events in advance of...
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FILE - This April 26, 2017, file photo shows the Twitter app icon on a mobile phone in Philadelphia. Twitter says it mistakenly used the phone numbers and email addresses people provided for security purposes to show advertisements to its users. The company said Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, that it “inadvertently” used the emails and phone numbers to let advertisers match people to their own marketing lists. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 08, 2019 - 5:04 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it mistakenly used the phone numbers and email addresses people provided for security purposes to show advertisements to its users. The company said Tuesday that it "inadvertently" used the emails and phone numbers to let advertisers match people to their own...
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Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Jamarco Jones (73), center Justin Britt (68) and offensive guard Mike Lupati (70) prepare for the snap to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during an NFL game against the Los Angeles Rams, Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Seattle. The Seahawks defeated the Rams 30-29. (Margaret Bowles via AP)
October 08, 2019 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The second week of the television season had its second winner among the broadcast networks. The Nielsen company says Fox was the most-watched network last week, beating previous winner NBC in a tight battle. The increasing tendency of viewers to watch scripted shows on a time-...
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October 08, 2019 - 10:39 am
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators is recommending the Trump administration form an interagency task force to monitor the use of social media platforms by foreign governments for signs of interference in elections. The recommendation is in a report released Tuesday by the Senate intelligence...
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Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook, left, grabs at James Harden as they joke around at the bench during the second half of an NBA basketball preseason game against the Shanghai Sharks, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
October 06, 2019 - 11:32 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The National Basketball Association says on its official Chinese social media account that it was "extremely disappointed" by Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's "inappropriate" tweet about Hong Kong, which "severely hurt the feelings of Chinese fans." The NBA's Chinese-...
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An elderly man walks to a voting booth to fill his ballot paper at a polling station in Lisbon Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. Portugal is holding a general election Sunday in which voters will choose members of the next Portuguese parliament. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)
October 06, 2019 - 12:05 pm
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on Portugal's election (all times local): 8 p.m. An exit poll indicates the center-left Socialist Party has collected the most votes in Portugal's general election and is poised to continue in government for another four years. The estimate, published by the S.I.C...
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October 06, 2019 - 7:30 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's official basketball association says it will suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong. The Chinese Basketball Association said Sunday on its official Twitter-like Weibo...
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Iraqi Army troops deploy at a site of protests in Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. The spontaneous protests which started Tuesday in Baghdad and southern cities were sparked by endemic corruption and lack of jobs. Security forces responded with a harsh crackdown, with dozens killed. (AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed)
October 06, 2019 - 6:42 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — An eerie calm prevailed Sunday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad at the start of the work week, following a bloody night when security forces opened fire to break up anti-government protests, killing at least 19. Meanwhile, Iraq's Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi called on protesters to...
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October 06, 2019 - 5:43 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has summoned a top U.S. diplomat to protest after U.S. Embassy's official Twitter account "liked" a tweet that said Turkey should prepare for a political era without the leader of Turkey's national party, who is reportedly ill. The Foreign Ministry said the U.S. charge...
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