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January 17, 2019 - 8:07 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook removed more than 250 pages on Thursday for “coordinated inauthentic behavior" masquerading as special interest groups when they were actually meant to expand the reach of the Kremlin’s media agency, Rossiya Segodnya, according to the digital investigators that led a parallel...
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January 17, 2019 - 3:00 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Amazon launched "Amazon for Teens" on Thursday, a program that gives teens their own profiles — even if the tab is picked up by their parents. Teens will be able to "search, browse, read recommendations and place orders on their own," according to the company's announcement on its...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- After her unforgettable Dr. Phil appearance and the birth of her famous line, "Cash me outside," Danielle Bregoli — who is better known as Bhad Bhabie — has kicked off 2019 with a major beauty deal. Copycatbeauty.com, an online cosmetics store for beauty obsessives on a budget,...
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January 17, 2019 - 7:41 am
(WASHINGTON) -- As the longest-ever government shutdown reached Day 27 Thursday, the number of federal employees working without pay is up to 450,000 and could top half a million in the coming days, as the Trump administration continues to recall tens of thousands of workers after almost four weeks...
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January 17, 2019 - 5:49 am
(NEW YORK) -- Earlier this week, for the first time in U.S. history, active duty military members did not get paid. That distinction falls to the 41,000 active duty Coast Guard who are currently working without pay while the federal government remains partially shut down, and President Donald Trump...
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January 17, 2019 - 5:23 am
(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has unfriended more fraudulent accounts tied to Russia. The social media giant, in a blog post credited to Nathaniel Gleicher, head of cybersecurity policy, said Thursday that it's removed "multiple Pages, groups and accounts that engaged in coordinated inauthentic behavior...
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January 16, 2019 - 8:25 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The head of the Transportation Security Administration acknowledged to his staff on Wednesday that frontline officers are increasingly calling out of work due to financial hardship caused by the government shutdown, spokesperson Michael Bilello told ABC News. The agency, tasked with...
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January 16, 2019 - 3:26 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The call to action for chef and activist Jose Andres' food relief organization to set up shop in the nation's capital is unlike the usual circumstances under which the group operates, dropping into towns ravaged by hurricanes or burnt to the ground by wildfires. In those cases,...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:58 am
(DETROIT) -- Ford Motor Company and Volkswagen AG are formally teaming up to develop and invest in electric vehicles, self-driving technology and mobility services, the automakers announced Tuesday from the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. As part of this global alliance, Ford and...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:54 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Since the end of Prohibition, the sale of alcohol in the United States has been regulated almost exclusively by state and local governments. But when do those regulations go too far? The Supreme Court on Wednesday will consider whether strict residency requirements for retailers of...
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