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Overnight Tech: Facebook responds to senior Republican on bias charges - The Hill

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:10

The Verge

Overnight Tech: Facebook responds to senior Republican on bias charges
The Hill
First and foremost, the company said that although its investigation found no evidence of system bias, guidelines used until July 2015 might have resulted in stories from non-mainstream outlets being excluded. “This guidance may have in some instances ...
Facebook denies systemic bias in Trending Topics but changes how they are chosenThe Verge
Facebook denies bias in Trending Topics, but vows changes anywayTechCrunch
Facebook: Investigation found no 'systematic' biasUSA TODAY
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Facebook slammed for rejecting ad featuring a plus-sized model - Mashable

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 19:04

Mashable

Facebook slammed for rejecting ad featuring a plus-sized model
Mashable
Facebook has apologized to an Australian feminist group after blocking an advertisement featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday in a bikini. The social network had told the group, called Cherchez La Femme, that the image was rejected because ...
Facebook under fire after banning plus-sized model's picture over 'health and fitness policy'Raw Story
Facebook sorry for rejecting ad featuring plus-size womanCNET
Facebook apologizes for rejecting ad featuring plus-size model as 'undesirable'Washington Times
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Judge halts Ohio law that blocked funds for Planned Parenthood - Reuters

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:57

Reuters

Judge halts Ohio law that blocked funds for Planned Parenthood
Reuters
CLEVELAND A federal judge in Cincinnati temporarily blocked the implementation of a state law that would have effectively de-funded 28 Ohio Planned Parenthood clinics, in a ruling on Monday. U.S. District Judge Michael Barrett granted a two-week stay ...
Federal judge blocks Ohio move to defund Planned Parenthoodcleveland.com
Judge blocks state law defunding Planned ParenthoodToledo Blade
Federal judge temporarily blocks Ohio law stripping funding to Planned ParenthoodNBC4i.com

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Angelina Jolie to teach at London School of Economics

AP - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:28
LONDON (AP) -- Oscar-winning actress and activist Angelina Jolie has been appointed a visiting professor at one of Britain's most prestigious universities....
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FIFA fires finance director Kattner over bonus payments

AP - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:28
GENEVA (AP) -- FIFA has fired its finance director of the past 13 years, removing another fixture of the Sepp Blatter presidential era in another round of revelations about irregular million-dollar payments....
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5 Die In Crash Of Skydiving Plane In Hawaii - Huffington Post

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:24

Huffington Post

5 Die In Crash Of Skydiving Plane In Hawaii
Huffington Post
HONOLULU — A skydiving tour plane crashed and caught fire shortly after takeoff from the Hawaiian island of Kauai on Monday, killing all five on board, according to county officials. BREAKING NEWS: Five people killed in fiery plane crash on Kauai ...
Fiery Crash Kills 5 on Skydiving Trip in HawaiiABC News
Five dead in Hawaii crash of skydiving planeINFORUM
Hawaii officials: 5 killed in small plane crash on KauaiHickory Daily Record
Honolulu Civil Beat
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Strong storms possible overnight; severe weather possible all week - WIBW

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 18:07

WIBW

Strong storms possible overnight; severe weather possible all week
WIBW
The big weather story is the threat for strong to severe storms everyday through the weekend. The severe threat everyday is conditional based on how the atmosphere can recover from morning storms, how much sun there will be, and where frontal ...
Forecasters Warn That Outside of Severe Weather Season Storms Still a ThreatKSMU Radio
Severe storms every day of week for middle-U.S.WCPO
Forecast: Chance of storms this week in tri-state areaDubuque Telegraph Herald

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5 killed in small plane crash on Kauai in Hawaii - CBS News

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:51

CBS News

5 killed in small plane crash on Kauai in Hawaii
CBS News
Last Updated May 23, 2016 8:39 PM EDT. HONOLULU -- Five people died in a fiery plane crash on Kauai Monday morning, officials said. The small plane crashed about 9:30 a.m. during a skydiving tour just outside Port Allen Airport, the Kauai Fire ...

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In hospital reunion, Vietnam vet gets dying wish: report - NOLA.com

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:35

NOLA.com

In hospital reunion, Vietnam vet gets dying wish: report
NOLA.com
Roberto Gonzales, who was paralyzed from injuries he received serving in the Vietnam War, got his dying wish, to reunite with his horses, Ringo and Sugar, at the Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital on Saturday, May 21, 2016. (VA Photo by Lupe ...

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Officer cleared of all charges in Freddie Gray case

AP - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:25
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Prosecutors are 0-for-2 in their efforts to hold Baltimore police accountable in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray after an officer was acquitted Monday in the racially charged case that triggered riots a year ago....
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Many Vietnam vets say they support lifting of arms embargo

AP - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:25
CHICAGO (AP) -- The way Terry Neilen sees it, lifting the ban on U.S. arms sales to Vietnam makes sense in the face of China's growing influence in the region....
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VA Secretary McDonald compares health-care lines to Disney

AP - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:25
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans criticized Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald Monday after he compared wait times to receive VA health care to the hours people wait for rides at Disney theme parks....
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Judge Blocks Ohio Form Defunding Planned Parenthood After it Sells Aborted Baby Parts - LifeNews.com

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:11

LifeNews.com

Judge Blocks Ohio Form Defunding Planned Parenthood After it Sells Aborted Baby Parts
LifeNews.com
Ohio was one of the states to pass legislation defunding the Planned Parenthood abortion business but a federal judge today ruled the Buckeye State can't revoke taxpayer funds from the abortion company while its lawsuit against the state proceeds.

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IRS hearing: Five things to watch - The Hill

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:06

The Hill

IRS hearing: Five things to watch
The Hill
Bowing to pressure from the House Freedom Caucus, the House Judiciary Committee is holding a hearing Tuesday that will be a step toward impeaching Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen. The hearing will examine allegations that ...
IRS chief won't appear at his impeachment hearing: No time to prepare, aides sayWashington Post
Cleta Mitchell: DOJ Should Prosecute John KoskinenNewsmax
John Koskinen, IRS chief: I've never spoken to Lois LernerWashington Times
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Donald Trump tries on new role: Defender of women's rights - Fusion

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:05

Fusion

Donald Trump tries on new role: Defender of women's rights
Fusion
Donald Trump's latest election pivot has the presumptive Republican nominee trying to recast himself as a friend to women. But Trump's apparent concern for women, like many of the positions he's tried on for size, is a new development. The Trump ...

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Poll Finds Lack of Enthusiasm for Clinton and Trump - Wall Street Journal

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 17:02

Wall Street Journal

Poll Finds Lack of Enthusiasm for Clinton and Trump
Wall Street Journal
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump share a defining asset that is fueling support for both in the 2016 presidential race: voters' animus toward the other candidate. More than half of registered voters in a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll who plan ...
Poll: 61% Percent Concerned about Trump's ExperienceNBCNews.com
Politics|Hillary Clinton Mocks Donald Trump's Business Record and Immigration PlanNew York Times
The NRA's Empty Trump EndorsementHuffington Post
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Microsoft dials back Windows 10 upgrades to twice a year

InfoWorld - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:41

Microsoft has scaled back its Windows 10 release schedule to two feature upgrades annually, not the three per year it once said was its plan.

The Redmond, Wash. company has hinted since November that it would cut back on the number of Windows 10 upgrades. That's when it began to refer to the schedule as "two to three times per year," rather than the solid three-times-a-year pace it had talked up before Windows 10's official release.

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But in a presentation at the WinHEC technical conference in Taiwan last month, Microsoft provided its hardware partners and third-party developers a more definitive release cadence for Windows 10.

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Three Iowa schools evacuated due to bomb threats - DesMoinesRegister.com

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 16:28

DesMoinesRegister.com

Three Iowa schools evacuated due to bomb threats
DesMoinesRegister.com
Bomb threats caused evacuations at two Des Moines metro schools Monday. Valley High School in West Des Moines and Altoona Elementary School were evacuated after receiving phone calls with bomb threats, police said. Excelsior Middle School in ...
Four NH schools among those across New England receiving bomb threatsThe Union Leader
Bomb threat causes Irish Elementary School evacuationThe Coloradoan
Bomb threat leads to evacuation at DeKalb's Clinton Rosette Middle SchoolThe Herald-News
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Virginia GOP file lawsuit to block felons from voting - Washington Times

Google - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 15:52

Christian Science Monitor

Virginia GOP file lawsuit to block felons from voting
Washington Times
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Virginia Republicans asked state's highest court Monday to block more than 200,000 felons from voting in November, arguing that Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe abused his power by restoring the voting rights of thousands of ...
FBI, DOJ investigating Va. governor over campaign contributions: reportThe Hill (blog)
First on CNN: Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe under federal investigation for campaign contributionsCNN International
GOP sues to block McAuliffe order to let 200000 Virginia felons voteWashington Post
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