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February 26, 2019 - 8:22 am
A train that was stuck in wintry conditions outside Oakridge, Oregon, for a day and a half is now "on the move" back to Seattle, Amtrak said Tuesday morning. But the train, with 183 passengers on board, doesn't appear to be out of the woods yet. "Due to weather conditions, additional delays are to...
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February 04, 2019 - 8:51 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Singer Demi Lovato has deleted her Twitter account following criticism that she was laughing at memes about 21 Savage. The Grammy-nominated rapper was taken into federal immigration custody in the Atlanta area early Sunday. An official says the rapper is a British citizen who...
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January 28, 2019 - 7:57 am
(CBS News) -- NBC's Tom Brokaw has apologized that his comments on "Meet the Press" Sunday that Hispanics should work harder at assimilation "offended some members of that proud culture." The former "NBC Nightly News" anchor tweeted in response to a social media backlash to what he had said earlier...
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January 04, 2019 - 10:09 am
(CBS News) -- A newly-surfaced video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing with friends in college has gained widespread attention online. The video shows the newly-elected representative from New York reenacting an iconic dance scene from "The Breakfast Club," while wearing a Boston University...
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AP
December 31, 2018 - 7:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump complained on Monday that he's getting "bad press" for his decision to pull American troops out of Syria, saying he's making good on his campaign promise against U.S. involvement in "never-ending wars." Earlier this month, Trump abruptly announced on Twitter...
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September 10, 2018 - 2:22 pm
(CBS News) -- A white cartoonist's depiction of Serena Williams breaking her racket during the U.S. Open final — which led to one of the three controversial penalties she received before losing the match to Naomi Osaka — sparked widespread backlash on Monday. Author J.K. Rowling was one influential...
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AP
September 06, 2018 - 2:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is permanently banning right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show for abusive behavior. The company said Jones won't be able to create new accounts on Twitter or take over any existing ones. Twitter said Jones posted a video on Wednesday that violates...
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Associated Press
September 05, 2018 - 8:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook and Twitter executives, defending their companies on Capitol Hill, said Wednesday they are aggressively trying to root out foreign interests seeking to sow divisions in American democracy as the November elections near. Facebook's No. 2 executive, Sheryl Sandberg, and...
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AP
August 29, 2018 - 5:02 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Does the President of the United States have the right to block people from his Twitter account if he doesn't like what they say about him? On August 10, the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University sent the Justice Department a list of 41 accounts that had remained...
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Associated Press
August 15, 2018 - 8:47 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is joining other prominent tech companies in muzzling Alex Jones, the right-wing conspiracy theorist who's used the tech services to spread false information. Twitter had been resisting the move despite public pressure, including some from its own employees. But the holdout...
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