Possible ‘FAKE NEWS’ service? Facebook plans subscription service for news articles

Allen Cone, United Press International Writer MENLO PARK, Calif. (UPI) — Facebook plans to launch a subscription service for news stories, possibly testing the change as early as October. Campbell Brown, the head of the social media giant’s news partnerships, said Facebook is working on the news product, which would have a paywall. “We More...

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By Jake Leonard On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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Allegiant Air flight without air conditioning causes passengers to faint

CLEARWATER, Fla. (Heartland Newsfeed) — Reports about a June 22 incident involving an air conditioning unit malfunction on an Allegiant Air flight surfaced Friday, following two weeks since the incident took More...

By Guest Poster On Sunday, July 16th, 2017
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OP-ED: We Are The Economy They Want To Regulate

Critics of the libertarian philosophy think they can score points by calling libertarians “market fundamentalists.” It’s supposed to conjure images of dogmatic religious fundamentalists, just like the term global More...

By Reuters On Wednesday, July 5th, 2017
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U.S. prosecutors ask judge to silence Shkreli during trial

Jessica DiNapoli Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) — Federal prosecutors on Monday asked a U.S. judge for a gag order muzzling former drug company executive Martin Shkreli, on trial for securities fraud charges, More...

By Reuters On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Their fortunes enmeshed, Trump and Putin to hold first meeting next week

Roberta Rampton Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin next week at a summit in Germany that brings two world leaders whose political fortunes More...

By United Press International On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Watchdog groups sue Trump for violating Presidential Records Act

Ray Downs United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — Governmental watchdog groups Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the National Security Archive have filed a lawsuit against President More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Facebook wants to nudge you into ‘meaningful’ online groups

Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, mere “sharing” is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Trump says he didn’t tape his conversations with Comey

Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — President More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick’s departure

Dee-Ann Durbin Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after series of scandals

Ray Downs United Press International SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as the company’s chief executive officer after months of scandal saw investors lose faith in the More...