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National Guard deployment is about drive up testing, not forcible lock-downs
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Thomas Perumean
March 19, 2020 - 9:03 pm
Rumors run amuck about National Guard deployment being more about martial law than drive up testing sites
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This March 4, 2020, image shows a collection of Instagram posts, which Facebook, the owner of Instagram, yanked off the site in October after concluding that they originated from Russia and had links to the Internet Research Agency, a Russian operation that targeted U.S. audiences in 2016. Social media accounts linked to Russia have begun to disrupt this year’s U.S. presidential race and it’s become harder to detect the posts on platforms like Instagram, according to a new report from University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Young Mie Kim released Thursday, March 5. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
Associated Press
March 05, 2020 - 11:56 am
Four years after Russia-linked groups stoked divisions in the U.S. presidential election on social media platforms, a new report shows that Moscow's campaign hasn't let up and has become harder to detect. The report from University of Wisconsin-Madison professor Young Mie Kim found that Russia-...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2019 file photo, former campaign adviser for President Donald Trump, Roger Stone, leaves federal court in Washington. The Justice Department said Tuesday it will take the extraordinary step of lowering the amount of prison time it will seek for Roger Stone, an announcement that came just hours after President Donald Trump complained that the recommended sentence for his longtime ally and confidant was “very horrible and unfair." (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Associated Press
February 18, 2020 - 4:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday refused to delay sentencing for Roger Stone on his witness tampering and lying to Congress conviction as President Donald Trump kept up his unrelenting defense of his longtime confidant and said he wouldn’t be quieted on social media even if he's making...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2019 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on Facebook's impact on the financial services and housing sectors. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to throw his support behind international reforms that would require Silicon Valley tech giants to pay more tax in Europe. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
AP News
February 14, 2020 - 7:35 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to throw his support behind international reforms that would require Silicon Valley tech giants to pay more tax in Europe. The billionaire social network founder is due to meet members of the European Union's executive Commission in Brussels and...
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Santa and his reindeer
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Scoot
December 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
“Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer,” has been part of family TV viewing during the holiday season since 1964. Nowadays, however, social media has become a platform for analyzing, judging and condemning the stop motion holiday classic. Condemnation of “Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer” sparked last...
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Scoot
November 05, 2019 - 12:29 pm
The Baby Boomer generation has defined every era it has gone through by virtue of the fact that Boomers made up the largest portion of the American population. Naturally, the generation with the most people would be the richest target for marketing and setting societal trends. That was the Baby...
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Associated Press
November 04, 2019 - 5:56 am
(AP) — Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes competitors...
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Scoot
October 17, 2019 - 12:35 pm
Actress Suzanne Somers, who played the blonde bombshell on the 70s sitcom, “Three’s Company,” surprised many when she celebrated her 73rd birthday by posting on social media a picture of her in her “birthday suit.” Yes, she was nude! I’m sure many of the people who watched “Three’s Company” always...
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