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Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 01:47 PM PST

Facebook To Let Users Know If They 'Liked' Russian Accounts

Facebook To Let Users Know If They 'Liked' Russian Accounts

Facebook says it will show users if they followed or 'liked' Russia propaganda accounts on its service or on Instagram. The company said Wednesday it will launch a portal to let people see which accounts of the...

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Texas Congressman Joe Barton Said He'd Go to Capitol Police Over Explicit Photo

Texas Congressman Joe Barton Said He'd Go to Capitol Police Over Explicit Photo

U.S. Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas, 6th District) told a woman that he would complain to U.S. Capitol Police if sexually explicit photographs of him and other material from their relationship were to be exposed...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 08:39 PM PST

Philly Mayor Calls Trump 'Bully' and 'Punk,' Questions Upbringing

Philly Mayor Calls Trump 'Bully' and 'Punk,' Questions Upbringing

Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney unleashed an insult-laden tirade against President Donald Trump on Wednesday, denouncing the Trump administration's decision to end protections for Haitians and other immigrants...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 02:45 PM PST

Pro-Roy Moore Group Fundraises Off Trump's Near Endorsement

Pro-Roy Moore Group Fundraises Off Trump's Near Endorsement

A political action committee supporting Senate candidate Roy Moore is fundraising off President Donald Trump's near-endorsement of the Alabama Republican, who is facing new allegations of decades-old sexual...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:05 PM PST

Jurors Weigh San Francisco Pier Killing 2 Years After Steinle's Death

Jurors Weigh San Francisco Pier Killing 2 Years After Steinle's Death

The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm over immigration. Jurors...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 09:33 AM PST

Secret Conyers Settlement Raises New Questions in Congress

Secret Conyers Settlement Raises New Questions in Congress

The spotlight was already on a lack of accountability in how Congress handles sexual harassment claims when a newly reported accusation against Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., raised more questions Tuesday, NBC News...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 03:13 PM PST

1 in 3 Americans Dreads Political Talk at Thanksgiving: Poll

1 in 3 Americans Dreads Political Talk at Thanksgiving: Poll

Bring on the turkey — but maybe hold the politics. Thanksgiving is Glenn Rogers' favorite holiday, when people gather around the table and talk about things to celebrate from the past year. But Donald...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 04:03 AM PST

N. Korea Criticizes US Over Designation as Terror Sponsor

N. Korea Criticizes US Over Designation as Terror Sponsor

North Korea on Wednesday called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons. In the country's...

Wednesday, Nov 22, 2017 at 04:05 AM PST

In Surprise Reversal, Lebanese PM Puts Resignation on Hold

In Surprise Reversal, Lebanese PM Puts Resignation on Hold

Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri announced Wednesday he was putting his resignation on hold to give way for more consultations nearly three weeks after he unexpectedly announced he was stepping down — a...

Tuesday, Nov 21, 2017 at 04:18 PM PST

Haitians Relieved to Stay in US for Now, Upset Status to End

Haitians Relieved to Stay in US for Now, Upset Status to End

Yolnick Jeune couldn't sleep for days, anxious over the fate of a program that has staved off the deportations of both herself and tens of thousands of other Haitians in the U.S. Then, President Donald Trump's...

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