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FILE - In this April 18, 2017 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at his company's annual F8 developer conference in San Jose, Calif. The company said it was implementing new methods of reaching out to people in real time when they go online and threaten to take their own lives, and will experiment with other ways of helping people. (AP Photo/Noah Berger, File)
May 08, 2017 - 12:01 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video on Facebook Live of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough to help sheriff's deputies save her. It underscores Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assertion that keeping such videos online can allow friends and others to intervene...
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May 08, 2017 - 8:08 am
LONDON (AP) — Facebook says it has deleted tens of thousands of accounts in Britain ahead of the June 8 general election in a drive to battle fake news. The tech giant also took out newspaper advertisements in Britain's media offering advice on how to spot such stories. The ads suggest that readers...
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FILE - This Wednesday, March 29, 2017, file photo shows a sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. Cable operators Comcast and Charter Communications have agreed to form a wireless partnership in order to strengthen their positions in the rapidly growing sector. Comcast and Charter Communications Inc. said Monday, May 8, that their partnership will give customers more choice and competitive prices. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
May 08, 2017 - 7:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast and Charter Communications will work together, forming something of a truce, as they advance into the wireless arena. Under the agreement announced Monday, neither company will enter agreements with others as they attempt to create "common operating platforms." The companies...
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May 07, 2017 - 8:20 pm
Telecommunications company Sinclair Broadcast Group is close to an agreement to buy rival TV station operator Tribune Media. The New York Times reports ( http://nyti.ms/2pW08TO ) talks were continuing Sunday and a deal may be announced Monday. The newspaper is citing unnamed officials who they say...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, May 10, 2016, French Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, centre, runs up the steps ahead of an emergency cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, after the French government decided to use special powers to pass a hotly contested labor reform without vote at lower house of parliament. The former outsider with little political experience, Macron is now considered the front-runner for the second round of France's Sunday May 7 2017, presidential election against far-right candidate Marine Le Pen. Macron has never held elected office and hopes to become president on a promise to revive the country through radical pro-business measures and pro-European policies.(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, FILE)
May 05, 2017 - 11:56 pm
PARIS (AP) — Many feared this was coming. For months pundits and journalists worried over the possibility that a strategically timed leak could destabilize France's election, a replay of the obsessively covered disclosures that some Americans blame for scuppering Democratic presidential candidate...
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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2017, file photo, Warren Buffett attends the world premiere screening of HBO's "Becoming Warren Buffett" at The Museum of Modern Art in New York. IBM’s stock is falling in premarket trading Friday, May 5 after Buffett announced that Berkshire Hathaway has sold about a third of its stake in the company this year. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
May 05, 2017 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Warren Buffett says he's sold about a third of the 81 million shares he holds in IBM, sending the stock down sharply in early trading. Buffett bought into IBM when its stock as it was approaching an all-time high, but it's been in decline since then as Amazon and Microsoft have...
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May 05, 2017 - 9:01 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency is proposing rules on the use of small drones that would include a requirement for operators of all but the smallest devices to register with authorities. The European Union's civil aviation agency said Friday that its proposal would allow member...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015 file photo, pedestrians crossing from Mexico into the United States at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry wait to use biometric kiosks in San Diego. A government report says inefficient computer systems and a lack of exit screening hamper U.S. authorities' efforts to track the number of foreigners who overstay their visas. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General said Thursday, May 4, 2017, that immigration agents and analysts need better and more integrated computer systems to check visitors' immigration status. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 04, 2017 - 10:09 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected of overstaying their visas only to find out later that many visa holders have left the country, said a government watchdog report released...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2015 file photo, pedestrians crossing from Mexico into the United States at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry wait to use biometric kiosks in San Diego. A government report says inefficient computer systems and a lack of exit screening hamper U.S. authorities' efforts to track the number of foreigners who overstay their visas. The Department of Homeland Security's Office of Inspector General said Thursday, May 4, 2017, that immigration agents and analysts need better and more integrated computer systems to check visitors' immigration status. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 04, 2017 - 7:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. immigration agents waste their time logging in and out of archaic computer systems while trying to track down foreigners suspected of overstaying their visas only to find out later that many visa holders have left the country, said a government watchdog report released...
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In this Thursday, April 28, 2016, photo, a woman visits a display booth for the Chinese internet portal 163.com promoting its news section, at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) in Beijing. China is tightening rules for online news as the country's censors try to control the flood of information being spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs and other sources. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
May 03, 2017 - 5:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — China is tightening rules for online news as its censors try to control a flood of information spread through instant-messaging apps, blogs and other media sources that are proliferating in the country. The rules announced Tuesday and set to go into effect June 1 will require online...
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