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June 29, 2018 - 6:28 am
LONDON (AP) — The head of the U.K. Parliament's media committee has criticized Facebook for what it describes as evasive behavior in answering questions on fake news. Committee chair Damian Collins says Friday that Facebook's claims they were unable to distinguish between political and non-...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2017, file photo, Julia Roberts attends the 2017 amfAR Inspiration Gala Los Angeles in Beverly Hills, Calif. The “Pretty Woman” star has joined Instagram, posting a photo of herself sitting on the grass in denim shorts and a black top that says “love.” She captioned the photo, “Hello.” (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
June 28, 2018 - 7:21 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Julia Roberts is getting social. The "Pretty Woman" star has joined Instagram and made her first ever social media post. It's a photo of her sitting in grass wearing denim shorts and a black top that says "love." She captioned the photo, "Hello." The 50-year-old Oscar winner does...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2005 file photo, Pop star Michael Jackson leaves the Santa Barbara County Courthouse with his father, Joe, in Santa Maria, Calif., following a day of testimony in Jackson's trial on charges of child molestation. Joe Jackson, the patriarch of America's most famous musical clan has died, says a family source on Wednesday, June 27. He was 89. (AP Photo/Michael A. Mariant, File)
June 27, 2018 - 7:50 pm
Reaction to the death of Joseph Jackson, the patriarch of musical Jackson family, who died Wednesday at age 89. ___ "I will always love you! You gave us strength, you made us one of the most famous families in the world. I am extremely appreciative of that, I will never forget our moments together...
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People start a protest march against the shooting death of Antwon Rose Jr. on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, in Pittsburgh. Rose was fatally shot by a police officer seconds after he fled a traffic stop June 19, in the suburb of East Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
June 27, 2018 - 9:26 am
EAST PITTSBURGH, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man near Pittsburgh (all times local): 9:15 a.m. A Pennsylvania police officer has turned himself in to face a charge of criminal homicide in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black...
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Human rights lawyer Prawet Prapanukul, who has been charged with lese majeste, sedition, and computer crimes arrives for his appearance in a criminal court in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, June 27, 2018. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
June 27, 2018 - 3:14 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai court sentenced a human rights lawyer to 16 months in prison on Wednesday, finding him guilty of sedition for material he posted online but dropping charges of royal defamation. Prawet Prapanukul had been indicted on 10 royal defamation charges and three sedition charges. He...
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Protesters hold up signs and call out against the Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump's travel ban outside the the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 26, 2018 - 8:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries Tuesday, the conservative majority taking his side in a major ruling supporting his presidential power. A dissenting liberal justice said the court was making a...
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Germany players celebrate after winning 2-1 a group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
June 26, 2018 - 2:42 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the World Cup (all times local): 9:30 p.m. FIFA has fined two German football federation officials for provoking Sweden's bench while celebrating victory in a World Cup game. FIFA says Georg Behlau and Ulrich Voigt must each pay 5,000 Swiss francs ($5,040) fines, and...
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Sweden's Ludwig Augustinsson holds his head as he lies on the pitch at the end of the group F match between Germany and Sweden at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Fisht Stadium in Sochi, Russia, Saturday, June 23, 2018. Germany won 2-1. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
June 26, 2018 - 8:24 am
YEKATERINBURG, Russia (AP) — A last-minute loss to Germany was difficult enough for Sweden to accept. A questionable celebration by German players near the Swedish bench added to the disappointment. And a wave of racist abuse aimed at midfielder Jimmy Durmaz followed on social media. The Swedish...
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Protesters gather in front of the media before President Trump who is in town to support Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd at Airport High School Monday, June 25, 2018, in West Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 26, 2018 - 12:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Political rancor over immigration has boiled over into increasingly personal insults, as President Donald Trump took a harsh shot at a prominent congresswoman's intellect and Democrats worried that some of their own anti-Trump rhetoric might play into his hands and backfire in...
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Protesters gather in front of the media before President Trump who is in town to support Gov. Henry McMaster speaks to the crowd at Airport High School Monday, June 25, 2018, in West Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Richard Shiro)
June 25, 2018 - 7:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Political rancor over immigration boiled over into increasingly personal insults Monday, as President Donald Trump took a harsh shot at a prominent congresswoman's intellect and Democrats worried that some of their own anti-Trump rhetoric might play into his hands and backfire in...
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