Posts Tagged 'news'

Facebook To Users: You May Want To Update Your Privacy Settings Again.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is pictured at F8, Facebook’s developer conference last month. On Thursday, the company announced a new test feature had changed users’ privacy settings without their consent.

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How Did Easter Islanders Lift Statues’ 13-Ton Hats? Researchers May Have The Answer

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Some ancient statues on Easter Island wear multi-ton stone “hats” known as pukao. A team of researchers say that a technique called parbuckling was most likely used to move the hats into place.

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No Driver Input Detected In Seconds Before Deadly Tesla Crash, NTSB Finds

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The interior of a Tesla Model X 75D semi-autonomous electric vehicle is shown in January 2017. The company’s autopilot system has been engaged at the time of a number of accidents, including a crash that killed the driver in California in March, but the company emphasizes the system can’t be relied on to prevent collisions.

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May Marks Another Increase In Border Arrests Despite Trump Crackdown

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A U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent escorts an immigrant suspected of crossing into the United States illegally along the Rio Grande near Granjeno, Texas.

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Federal School Safety Commission Holds First Public Session. DeVos Wasn’t There

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Chairs the Trump Administration’s School Safety Commission. She is seen here during a House Education and the Workforce Committee meeting last month.

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ICE Releases Minors Caught In Ohio Raid And Some Workers ‘For Humanitarian Reasons’

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Government agents apprehend suspects during an immigration sting at Corso’s Flower and Garden Center Tuesday in Castalia, Ohio. It’s one of the largest against employers in recent years on allegations of violating immigration laws.

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People Who Say Police Were Called For #LivingWhileBlack Ask Congress To Act

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The now infamous incident at a Starbucks in Philadelphia is far from isolated. Experts say it echoes a tragic past that excluded black people from public spaces.

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White House Official Who Reportedly Mocked ‘Dying’ John McCain Is Out Of A Job

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Kelly Sadler, shown in March, is no longer employed as a special assistant to President Trump. Last month, after Sen. John McCain urged senators to vote against Gina Haspel’s nomination to head the CIA, Sadler reportedly said, “It doesn’t matter, he’s dying anyway.”

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Lava Claims ‘Hundreds’ More Homes on Hawaii’s Big Island, Officials Say

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A U.S. Geological Survey photo shows lava entering the ocean at Kapoho Bay, Hawaii, on Tuesday. A morning overflight confirmed that lava had completely filled the Bay.

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Apple Requested ‘Zero’ Personal Data In Deals With Facebook, CEO Tim Cook Says

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Tim Cook visited the NPR offices in Washington, D.C., in 2015. On Monday, he spoke with NPR about Apple users’ privacy and the importance of trade to global relationships.

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President Trump Rescinds Invitation To Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles

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Philadelphia Eagles pictured celebrating their Super Bowl victory in a February parade, have been uninvited by President Trump to a celebration at the White House.

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After Weeks Out Of The Public Eye, Melania Trump Re-Emerges at White House Event

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President Trump with first lady Melania Trump returns to the White House May 10, 2018, after greeting three freed Americans who had been detained in North Korea. Until Monday, May 10 was the last time the first lady had been seen publicly.

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