• Facebook Jul 1, 2019

    Facebook to Make Jobs, Credit Ads Searchable for US Users

    Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform. The plan disclosed in an internal report Sunday voluntarily expands on a commitment the social media giant made in March when it agreed to make its U.S. housing ads searchable by...

  • Facebook Nov 9, 2017

    Authorities Release Names of Texas Church Shooting Victims

    The names of all 26 people killed in Sunday’s shooting at a church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, were released Wednesday. They include eight children and one unborn child. Wilson County Sheriff Joe Tackitt had said Monday that 12 to 14 children’s bodies were found inside the church.

  • Facebook Nov 8, 2017

    Pregnant Woman, In-Laws Among 26 Killed in Texas Church Shooting

    Crystal Holcombe, who was eight months pregnant, was among the 26 killed by a lone gunman wielding an assault rifle, most as they worshipped at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas, said her cousin, Nick Uhlig.

  • Governor Nov 2, 2017

    Georgia Attorney General Quits Defense in Server Wiping Case

    The Georgia attorney general’s office will no longer represent state election officials in an elections integrity lawsuit in which a crucial computer server was quietly wiped clean three days after the suit was filed, The Associated Press has learned....
    The lawsuit aims to force Georgia to retire its antiquated and heavily criticized touchscreen election technology, which does not provide an auditable...

  • Texas Aug 31, 2017

    One Texas Man's Desperate Effort to Stay Alive During Harvey

    Sam Speights takes medication for extreme anxiety and panic attacks.
    But there’s no pill for a hurricane — especially when he ventured into it at the height of its fury.
    “You don’t see the flying debris until it’s right in front of you,” said Speights. “You can’t see it coming.”

  • HBO Aug 14, 2017

    HBO Hackers Leak Episodes From Upcoming Season of ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm'

    Hackers continue to pester HBO, but didn’t release any material related to the network’s hit show “Game of Thrones” in their latest leak. The hackers, who broke into HBO’s computer network and have been doling out stolen information for the past several weeks, released more unaired episodes, including several of the highly anticipated return of “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” which debuts...

  • HBO Aug 8, 2017

    Hackers Demand Millions in Ransom for Stolen HBO Data

    A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files. HBO, which had previously acknowledged the theft of “proprietary information,” said it’s continuing to investigate and is working with police and cybersecurity experts. In a...

  • Florida Jul 26, 2017

    Driver Part of Larger Human-Smuggling Scheme: Investigator

    Investigators believe a truck driver accused in the deaths of 10 people found inside a packed, sweltering tractor-trailer is part of a larger organization involved in human smuggling that authorities are trying to identify and dismantle, a U.S. immigration official said. Some of the 29 identified survivors told authorities they hired smugglers who brought them across the U.S. border, loaded...

  • Catholic Church Sep 2, 2015

    In Bolivia, Pope Francis Insists on Church's Role in Society

    Pope Francis arrived in Bolivia on Wednesday on the second leg of his South American tour and immediately insisted that the Catholic Church continue to play an important role in society amid efforts by the government of President Evo Morales to curb its influence.

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