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Cleveland Browns defensive back Jermaine Whitehead (35) runs a play against the Denver Broncos during the second half of NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, in Denver. Whitehead has been released following his disturbing social media rant after a loss in Denver. The Browns announced the move Monday, Nov. 4, 2019, hours after rebuking Whitehead for "totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate behavior" following a 24-19 loss to the Broncos on Sunday. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
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November 04, 2019 - 3:40 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jermaine Whitehead's disturbing social media rant cost him his job. The Browns cut the safety Monday, hours after the team reprimanded Whitehead for "totally unacceptable and highly inappropriate" posts following a 24-19 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. Whitehead made several...
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November 04, 2019 - 12:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A progressive organization plans to spend over $70 million targeting Donald Trump online, a move that comes amid worries that Democrats aren't doing enough to counter the president's massive ad spending on Facebook and Google. Leaders of a group called ACRONYM said Monday that...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up the pressure on Facebook and Zuckerberg to follow suit. Zuckerberg doubled down on Facebook’s approach in a call with analysts Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, he reiterated Facebook’s stance that “political speech is important." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
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November 04, 2019 - 7:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2019 file photo, Sheree Paolello of WLWT moderates the final gubernatorial debate between Democratic candidate Andy Beshear, center, and Gov. Matt Bevin in Highland Heights, Ky. (Albert Cesare/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, Pool)
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November 03, 2019 - 11:47 am
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — In basketball-crazy Kentucky, Republican Gov. Matt Bevin's reelection bid should have been a slam dunk, with a strong economy and an electorate trending hard toward the GOP in recent years. But a series of misplays has damaged the acerbic businessman-turned-politician's...
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November 01, 2019 - 3:45 pm
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The Malian military says at least 15 soldiers are dead after an attack in northern Mali. The death toll from the violence that took place in the Menaka area was announced late Friday on the Malian armed forces' Twitter account. The attack was expected to further raise tensions...
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November 01, 2019 - 2:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States says there are indications that Russian activity in social media is exacerbating divisions in Chile, which has been rocked by deadly protests. A senior State Department official said Friday that the alleged online activity reflected increased Russian engagement...
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In this frame grab from a April 23, 2017, video provided by the U.S. Forest Service, is a gender reveal event in the Santa Rita Mountain's foothills, more than 40 miles southeast of Tucson, Ariz. The explosion from the reveal ignited the 47,000-acre Sawmill Fire. Gender reveal parties with a blast of color, pink or blue, that were once considered private gatherings have become social media spectacles, sometimes with dangerous consequences. (U.S. Forest Service via AP)
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November 01, 2019 - 11:11 am
It was supposed to be a happy moment, a chance to declare the sex of a soon-to-be-born baby with a blast of color and burst of attention on social media. But the gender reveal party explosion that killed an Iowa woman last weekend highlights the extreme lengths to which some families go to...
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FILE - In this April 11, 2018, file photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Energy and Commerce hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up the pressure on Facebook and Zuckerberg to follow suit. Zuckerberg doubled down on Facebook’s approach in a call with analysts Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, he reiterated Facebook’s stance that “political speech is important." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
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October 31, 2019 - 4:47 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter's ban on political advertising is ratcheting up pressure on Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg to follow suit. But so far, that doesn't appear likely to happen. Facebook's policy is to accept paid political ads without fact-checking them or censoring them, even if they...
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FILE - In this Sept. 5, 2018, file photo Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey testifies before the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington. "While internet advertising is incredibly powerful and very effective for commercial advertisers, that power brings significant risks to politics, where it can be used to influence votes to affect the lives of millions," Dorsey said Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in a series of tweets announcing Twitters new policy of banning all political advertising from its service. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
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October 31, 2019 - 2:30 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter says it will ban political ads on its site — a move that could create unintended consequences for users and nonprofit groups. The company says its policy change is a way to cut down on the flow of election-related misinformation. But experts say up-and-coming political...
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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg speaks outside the Statehouse, Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, in Concord, N.H., after filing to be placed on the New Hampshire primary ballot. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
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October 30, 2019 - 8:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidates are largely praising Twitter's decision to ban all political advertising, while President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is decrying the move as attempting to muzzle conservatives on social media. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Wednesday that "...
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