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FILE - In this Wednesday, May 16, 2012, file photo, a Facebook logo is displayed on the screen of an iPad, in New York. A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday, April 16, 2017, after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down objectionable content posted by its users. The company said it does not allow such "horrific crime" on Facebook. It did not immediately respond to further questions about the incident. (AP Photo/James H. Collins, File)
April 17, 2017 - 1:59 pm
A Facebook video of an Ohio man shooting a 74-year-old retiree in Cleveland was up for three hours Sunday after it was posted, raising questions about the social-media network's process for taking down objectionable content posted by its users. The shooter's profile page was also removed. Facebook...
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April 17, 2017 - 1:39 pm
(AP) _ A pro-Trump group is airing ads in a dozen Republican-held congressional districts seeking support for the party's limping health care overhaul drive. The ads come during a two-week congressional recess that's seen numerous GOP lawmakers endure stormy town hall meetings attended by...
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CORRECTS TO CLARIFY THE VIDEO WAS NOT BROADCAST ON FACEBOOK LIVE AS POLICE INITIALLY INDICATED, BUT POSTED AFTER THE KILLING - This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Cleveland police said they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect, who recorded himself shooting another man and then posed the video on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. (Cleveland Police via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 10:22 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in several states were on the lookout Monday for a man police say shot a Cleveland retiree collecting aluminum cans and then posted video of the apparently random killing on Facebook. "He could be nearby. He could be far away or anywhere in between," FBI agent Stephen...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2017 file photo, then-Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. It took less than 15 minutes for newly-minted Justice Neil Gorsuch to ask his first questions from the bench. Gorsuch and his colleagues were hearing arguments Monday for the first time since President Donald Trump's pick was sworn in April 10. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
April 17, 2017 - 9:46 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It took less than 15 minutes for newly minted Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch to ask his first questions from the bench. Gorsuch and his colleagues were hearing arguments Monday for the first time since President Donald Trump's pick was sworn in April 10. The case before the...
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This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Cleveland police say they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect who broadcast the fatal shooting of another man live on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. (Cleveland Police via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 7:31 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — The search for a suspected killer who posted gruesome Facebook video of a fatal Cleveland shooting put authorities in surrounding states on the lookout Monday after police said the man might have left Ohio. Cleveland police allege 37-year-old Steve Stephens, a case manager at a...
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In this photo provided by Animal Adventure Park in Binghamton, N.Y., a giraffe named April stands with her new calf on Saturday, April 15, 2017. Her birth was broadcast to an online audience of more than a million viewers. (Animal Adventure Park via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 7:18 am
HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — The long-awaited offspring of internet sensation April the Giraffe is being described as strong and "very independent." The owner of Animal Adventure Park in upstate New York says the not-yet-named baby boy was on its feet within an hour after its birth Saturday — and...
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This undated photo provided by the Cleveland Police shows Steve Stephens. Cleveland police say they are searching for Stephens, a homicide suspect who broadcast the fatal shooting of another man live on Facebook on Sunday, April 16, 2017. (Cleveland Police via AP)
April 17, 2017 - 5:16 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Ohio urged residents in surrounding states on Monday to be on alert for a man who they said shot and killed an elderly passerby seemingly at random and then posted a gruesome video of the killing on Facebook. Steve Stephens, 37, was wanted on a charge of aggravated murder...
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Graphic shows amount of taxes sent to federal government by state in 2016,; 2c x 7 inches; 96.3 mm x 177 mm;
April 17, 2017 - 2:21 am
U.S. residents paid Uncle Sam an average of $8,943 per person in federal income, payroll and estate taxes in 2016. A look at how the District of Columbia and the states rank in per capita federal taxes: 1. District of Columbia: $36.569 2. Delaware: $16.322 3. Minnesota: $14.624 4. Massachusetts: $...
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FILE- In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson speaks to members of the press during a Q&A session in Little Rock, Ark. Hutchinson is a low-key former prosecutor known for delving into policy issues, but he has put himself and his state at the center of the national debate over the death penalty with his extraordinary plan to execute eight men before the end of April. The executions are set to begin Monday, April 17. (AP Photo/Brian Chilson, File)
April 16, 2017 - 8:09 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas inmates who had been set for execution in a series of double executions this month said Sunday that a federal appeals court should take up their claim that the compressed timetable would violate "evolving standards of decency." U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker...
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April 16, 2017 - 5:59 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — United Airlines is changing a company policy and will no longer allow crew members to displace customers already onboard an airplane. The change comes after a passenger, Dr. David Dao, was dragged from a fully-booked United Express flight in Chicago because he refused to give up his...
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