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July 19, 2020 - 4:04 pm
MENLO PARK, California (AP) — The Walt Disney Co. has “dramatically” slashed its advertising budget on Facebook and Facebook-owned Instagram, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. It’s the latest setback for the social network, which is facing a growing advertising boycott over its...
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Tarrah Gibbons
July 19, 2020 - 1:50 pm
Instagram’s TikTok competitor is coming to the United States in August. Instagram, the social media app owned by Facebook, plans to launch the platform in the U.S. and more than 50 countries, reported NBC News.
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FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' starting pitcher Domingo German winds up during the first inning in the first game of a baseball doubleheader in New York. Suspended Yankees pitcher German cast doubt on his baseball future with a curious Instagram post Friday, July 17, 2020, night. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
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July 18, 2020 - 7:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Suspended Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán says he is not retiring from baseball and apologized for suggesting as much in an Instagram post a night earlier. Germán, serving an 81-game ban for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy last summer, posted Friday night...
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FILE - In this July 18, 2019, file photo, New York Yankees' starting pitcher Domingo German winds up during the first inning in the first game of a baseball doubleheader in New York. Suspended Yankees pitcher German cast doubt on his baseball future with a curious Instagram post Friday, July 17, 2020, night. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
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July 18, 2020 - 12:08 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Suspended New York Yankees pitcher Domingo Germán cast doubt on his baseball future with curious Instagram posts Friday night. Germán posted a photo of himself in a Yankees uniform exclaiming in what appears to be a photo of him pitching in a game. The post included Spanish words...
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Miami Marlins' Adam Conley pitches during a baseball workout at Marlins Park, Tuesday, July 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
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July 17, 2020 - 10:54 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Major League Baseball's COVID-19 testing sweep appears to be having some success even as large swaths of the United States continue to struggle with containing the fast-spreading virus. MLB and the players' union released statistics Friday saying six of 10,548 samples were new...
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FILE - In this April 22, 2020, file photo a residential neighborhood of Juarez, Mexico, and U.S. Border Patrol vehicles on both sides of a border fence as seen from El Paso Texas. The Border Patrol's parent agency said Friday, July 17, that it fired four employees and suspended 38 were without pay for inappropriate social media activity following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked members of Congress and migrants. (AP Photo/Cedar Attanasio, File)
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July 17, 2020 - 6:43 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Border Patrol's parent agency said Friday that it fired four employees and suspended 38 without pay for inappropriate social media activity following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked members of Congress and migrants. The investigation began in July 2019 after...
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This image provided by Rabbi Abraham Cooper shows Cooper, left, and Nick Cannon during a conversation on Thursday, July 17, 2020, in Burbank, Calif. (Rabbi Abraham Cooper via AP)
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July 17, 2020 - 4:33 pm
A prominent rabbi who met with Nick Cannon says the television host and producer is “genuinely concerned about the hurt” he caused by making anti-Semitic remarks, and they intend to work together to reject hate. Cannon apologized to the Jewish community this week for his “hurtful and divisive”...
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July 17, 2020 - 2:30 pm
LONDON (AP) — One London police officer was suspended and another given restricted duties Friday after a video of an arrest appeared to show an officer kneeling on a Black man’s neck. Footage of the arrest in north London on Thursday shows two officers holding down the handcuffed man. At the...
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July 17, 2020 - 3:19 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A strong, deep earthquake shook inland Papua New Guinea on Friday, and officials said there were no immediate reports of casualties or major damage. Shaking was felt in the capital Port Moresby but not strongly. The U.S. Geological Survey said the 7.0 magnitude quake was...
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FILE - In this Wednesday Nov. 6, 2013, file photo, the Twitter logo appears on an updated phone post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of world leaders, celebrities and tech moguls in one of the most high-profile security breaches in recent years on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, highlighting a major flaw with the service millions of people have come to rely on as an essential communications tool. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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July 16, 2020 - 5:24 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of world leaders, celebrities and tech moguls on Wednesday in one of the most high-profile security breaches in recent years, highlighting a major flaw with the service millions of people have come to rely on as an essential...
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