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This photo shows a 13-year-old Eva Heyman photographed in Hungary months before she was murdered in a Nazi concentration camp in 1944. An Instagram account based on Heyman’s real-life journal is generating buzz as an innovative way to share Holocaust testimony with youth, as global understanding of the genocide declines and the community of eyewitnesses dwindles. (Yad Vashem via AP)
April 30, 2019 - 10:02 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Survivor testimony has been the centerpiece of Holocaust commemoration for seven decades. But with the world's community of aging survivors rapidly shrinking and global understanding of the genocide that killed 6 million Jews declining, advocates of Holocaust remembrance are...
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April 16, 2019 - 10:20 am
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has developed an impressive following on social media, but says she's well aware of its negative effects. "I personally gave up Facebook," she told the Yahoo News podcast 'Skullduggery.' RELATED: Ocasio-Cortez, Liz Cheney spar in...
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April 14, 2019 - 9:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yemeni-Americans are criticizing the New York Post over its front page last week that featured a photograph of the burning World Trade Center and a quote from Democratic Muslim Rep. Ilhan Omar that some say was dismissive of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. On Sunday, The New York...
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Barsik the rescue cat is going on a diet.
Anjellicle Cat Rescue
Sonia Rincon
April 08, 2019 - 12:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Talk about fat cats. A gigantic rescue kitty is taking his diet to Instagram to help educate people about the problem of pet obesity. RELATED: Study: Cats react to sound of their name | Inmates Build Special Bond While Training Service Dogs in Prison | California divorce...
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Queen Elizabeth National Park in Uganda
Dreamstime
April 08, 2019 - 2:18 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan police said on Sunday they had rescued an American woman and her driver who had been kidnapped by gunmen in a national park. The two "are in good health" and "in the safe hands" of security officials, police said in a Twitter update. Although authorities provided no...
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(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
April 05, 2019 - 1:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Do you hate Facebook or Twitter? RELATED: Australia could jail social media execs for showing violence | TSA's social media highlight weird stuff in travelers' bags | Conor McGregor announces retirement on social media A new survey finds most Americans have a negative view...
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FILE - In this Monday, March 11, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex leave after the Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey in London. Guinness World Records said Wednesday, April 3 that a new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is the fastest-ever to gain 1 million followers. The account, which was opened Tuesday, reached the 1 million mark in under six hours, easily beating a record held by Korean pop sensation Kang Daniel. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
April 03, 2019 - 11:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Pay no attention to Hollywood stars or pop idols. When it comes to Instagram, it seems no one can match the allure of a youthful royal couple expecting their first child. Guinness World Records said Wednesday that a new Instagram account opened by Prince Harry and his wife Meghan is...
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March 30, 2019 - 4:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says some of CEO Mark Zuckerberg's posts on the social media site were deleted due to technical errors. The company says it is unclear which posts were deleted. Facebook says the posts were mistakenly deleted a few years ago and the work required to restore them was...
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FILE - This Feb. 10, 2019 file photo shows Cardi B, left, accepting the award for best rap album for "Invasion of Privacy" as Offset kisses her hand at the 61st annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. The rapper has come under fire this week for what she says is a three-year-old video in which she claims she drugged men and robbed them. In the clip posted to Instagram Live, an emotional Cardi B explains in order to make it in the music industry _ and in life _ she had to do some things she is not proud of. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP, File)
March 28, 2019 - 3:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Rappers bragging about crimes from their pasts — or warning about those they may commit in the future — are part of the genre's lore. From Jay Z to Snoop Dogg to Future, street cred for rappers has often been solidified by detailing their grimy acts in everything from raps to...
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FILE - In this Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, Conor McGregor walks out of the arena after he was defeated by Khabib Nurmagomedov in a lightweight title mixed martial arts bout at UFC 229 in Las Vegas. Superstar UFC fighter McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor’s verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday, March 26, 2019, that said the former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion was making a “quick announcement.”(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
March 26, 2019 - 2:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Superstar UFC fighter Conor McGregor has announced on social media that he is retiring from mixed martial arts. McGregor's verified Twitter account had a post early Tuesday that said the former featherweight and lightweight UFC champion was making a "quick announcement." The tweet...
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