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 is no longer satisfied with just connecting the world so that people can pass around baby pictures and live video — or fake news More...

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By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Fighting Illini plans for performance center instead of much-needed Memorial Stadium renovations

Illinois’ Memorial Stadium is seen before the start of the NCAA college football game against Charleston Southern Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 in Champaign, Ill. (AP File Photo/Seth Perlman) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Blackhawks’ Hossa to miss all next season with skin disorder

Stephen Whyno AP Hockey Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition More...

By Jake Leonard On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Manchester United boss José Mourinho subject of Spanish tax fraud investigation

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United’s boss may be following those of the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar in a similar fashion as the other three: a summons to appear in court. Manchester More...

By Associated Press On Tuesday, June 20th, 2017
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Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

LONDON (AP) — London’s fire department posted photos of Adele meeting with firefighters to offer support following a devastating fire in the borough that is believed to have killed 79 people. It posted More...

By Associated Press On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

Sam Hananel Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of a law that bans offensive trademarks, ruling in favor of an Asian-American rock band called the Slants and giving More...

By Associated Press On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to expand to Japan this year

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame plans to expand — into the House of the Rising Sun. The Cleveland-based museum has announced plans to create a permanent presence in Tokyo. A short-term exhibit More...

By Reuters On Monday, June 19th, 2017
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‘Alex Jones isn’t going away,’ NBC’s Kelly says in defending interview

Jon Herskovitz Reuters NEW YORK/AUSTIN (Reuters) — NBC’s Megyn Kelly defended her heavily criticized interview with conspiracy theorist Alex Jones by saying at the start of the Sunday broadcast of her More...

By Associated Press On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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Cosby’s team attacks judge likely to retry him in sex case

MaryClaire Dale and Michael R. Sisak Associated Press NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Bill Cosby, the comedian once known as “America’s Dad” for his TV role as paternal Dr. Cliff Huxtable, is declaring More...

By Jake Leonard On Sunday, June 18th, 2017
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UPDATE: Matt Hughes Awake and Responsive One Day Following Truck-Train Collision

SPRINGFIELD (Heartland Newsfeed) — A report from former UFC welterweight champion and Hall of Famer Matt Hughes’ long-time manager confirms that Hughes has improved since his truck-train collision Friday. Monte More...