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October 17, 2017 - 6:08 pm
The interim Carolinas News Editor is Jeffrey Collins. The supervisor is Jeffrey Collins. A reminder that this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change. Expected stories may not develop or late-breaking and more newsworthy events may take...
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October 17, 2017 - 5:29 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A video that appears to show five teenagers shouting a racial slur and expletive while laughing is under investigation by Utah school officials, a school district said Tuesday, and the NAACP has called for harsh punishment. The 10-second cellphone video was made by Weber High...
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The wreckage of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia lies next to a road in the town of Mosta, Malta, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. Malta's prime minister says a car bomb has killed an investigative journalist on the island nation. Prime Minister Joseph Muscat said the bomb that killed reporter Daphne Caruana Galizia exploded Monday afternoon as she left her home in a town outside Malta's capital, Valetta. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
October 17, 2017 - 4:25 pm
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — A Dutch forensic team arrived in Malta on Tuesday to help investigate the car bomb slaying of a journalist who scrutinized the country's top politicians and other powerful figures, an official said, as angry Maltese demanded the truth about who killed the anti-corruption...
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FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, Alyssa Milano arrives at the Sixth Biennial UNICEF Ball in Beverly Hills, Calif. Milano said she was in bed with her two young children Sunday when an idea struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She posted to Twitter: "If you’ve been sexually harassed or assaulted write ‘me too’ as a reply to this tweet." By Monday night, 48,000 people had done just that below her tweet, prompting thousands of women to share their stories of rape, sexual assault and harassment across social media. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)
October 17, 2017 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Alyssa Milano was in bed with her two young children when a friend of a friend on Facebook suggested something that struck her as a great way to elevate the Harvey Weinstein conversation. She took the idea to Twitter, posting: "If you've been sexually harassed or assaulted write 'me...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe’s culture of tougher oversight of companies, not America’s laissez-faire attitude, which could soon rule their industry as governments seek to combat fake news and prevent extremists from using the internet to fan the flames of hatred. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
October 17, 2017 - 4:41 am
LONDON (AP) — Silicon Valley is a uniquely American creation, the product of an entrepreneurial spirit and no-holds-barred capitalism that now drives many aspects of modern life. But the likes of Facebook, Google and Apple are increasingly facing an uncomfortable truth: it is Europe's culture of...
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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2017 file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping toasts during a reception at the Great Hall of the People on the eve of the Oct. 1 National Day holiday in Beijing. Under President Xi, China’s ruling Communist Party is reasserting itself after years of waning influence over the daily affairs of its citizens, even while it maintained an iron grip on the military and political system. Those efforts will likely get a boost when the party meets for its national congress, when Xi is expected to receive a second term as party leader. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
October 16, 2017 - 8:33 pm
BEIJING (AP) — Officials from the Communist Youth League of China felt they had to act: Busy with their education and careers, young Chinese were struggling in the romance department, with tens of millions unable to find partners. So the organization best known for nurturing communist ideology...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2017 file photo, Gretchen Carlson attends the TIME 100 Gala, celebrating the 100 most influential people in the world in New York. Carlson says the Harvey Weinstein scandal shows the nation may be in the midst of a profound cultural shift on the issue of sexual harassment. Carlson's lawsuit against former Fox News Channel CEO Roger Ailes led to his ouster last year. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)
October 16, 2017 - 8:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Between the continued fallout from the Harvey Weinstein sexual harassment case and the mushrooming "me too" social media campaign, Gretchen Carlson's book on fighting back against abusive behavior couldn't be timed any better. Out Tuesday, the one-time Fox News Channel personality's...
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FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012 file photo, Al-Ahly SC's Mohamed Aboutrika celebrates after scoring a goal against Sanfrecce Hiroshima during their quarterfinal at the FIFA Club World Cup soccer tournament in Toyota, Japan. A social media campaign to persuade former star midfielder Aboutrika to come out of retirement - and exile - to join Egypt’s World Cup squad in Russia has stirred a storm in a country where politics and football often mix. The hugely popular Aboutrika already said no to a comeback, but pro-government media, seething over the show of love for the retired player, continues to vilify him over alleged ties to an outlawed Islamist group. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)
October 16, 2017 - 8:08 pm
CAIRO (AP) — Soon after Egypt qualified for its first World Cup since 1990, a hashtag began trending on social media: "Aboutrika to the World Cup." In a country where soccer and politics often mix, and often with explosive results, the pro-government media didn't like that. The hashtag unleashed an...
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Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch gestures during a news conference before an American League Championship Series baseball workout day in New York, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 16, 2017 - 6:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Houston's A.J. Hinch says managers should ignore the heat and not tweet. Chicago's Joe Maddon was criticized on social media for not using closer Wade Davis as the Cubs fell behind the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 in the NL Championship Series. "When it doesn't work out it's a public...
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October 16, 2017 - 6:23 pm
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man who carried guns into an anti-Islam speaking event and livestreamed a Facebook video from outside afterward has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Ehab Jaber, of Sioux Falls, pleaded guilty in July to a federal firearms charge. On Monday, U.S...
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