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  • Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:10:27 GMT
    Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing more than 200 people in Mexico City and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos. (Mexican Federal Police)Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing more than 200 people in Mexico City and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos. (Mexican Federal Police)

    The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

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    The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

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  • More charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling case

    More charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling case

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:41:50 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday. 

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    The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday. 

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  • SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

    SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:37:13 GMT
    (Meredith Image)(Meredith Image)

    The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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    The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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  • 50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

    50 nations ink UN nuclear ban treaty opposed by big powers

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:21 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:21:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)(AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    Fifty countries on Wednesday signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world's nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless. 

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    Fifty countries on Wednesday signed a treaty to ban nuclear weapons, a pact that the world's nuclear powers spurned but supporters hailed as a historic agreement nonetheless. 

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  • Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

    Manafort offered to brief wealthy Russian during campaign

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:05:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

    In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

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    In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. 

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  • Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

    Huge sea turtles slowly coming back from brink of extinction

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:38 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:38:25 GMT
    Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction.More >>
    Sea turtle populations around the world are doing better, crawling back from what was once the brink of extinction.More >>
  • The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

    The big question: Will cancer immune therapy work for me?

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:21 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:21:18 GMT
    (AP Image)(AP Image)

    Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good.

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    Dennis Lyon was a genetic train wreck. Cancer was ravaging his liver, lungs, bones and brain, and tests showed so many tumor mutations that drugs targeting one or two wouldn't do much good.

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  • Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:06 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:06:51 GMT
    Hurricane Maria, one of strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico, made landfall in the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. (CNN)Hurricane Maria, one of strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico, made landfall in the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. (CNN)

    The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

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    The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

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  • Linda Hamilton set to return to 'Terminator' franchise

    Linda Hamilton set to return to 'Terminator' franchise

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 10:05 PM EDT2017-09-21 02:05:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Stephen J. Boitano, File)(AP Photo/Stephen J. Boitano, File)

    Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."

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    Linda Hamilton is returning to the "Terminator" franchise for the first time since 1991's "Terminator 2: Judgment Day."

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  • Hurricane Harvey's impact blows Durst hearing into next year

    Hurricane Harvey's impact blows Durst hearing into next year

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:52 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:52:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles. A retired New York police detective says the missing wife of New York real estate heir Robe...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, Pool, File). FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, real estate heir Robert Durst sits in a courtroom during a hearing in Los Angeles. A retired New York police detective says the missing wife of New York real estate heir Robe...

    A hearing to determine if New York real estate heir Robert Durst goes on trial for murder was delayed Wednesday until next year. 

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    A hearing to determine if New York real estate heir Robert Durst goes on trial for murder was delayed Wednesday until next year. 

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  • Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a day

    Big US detention center sued for paying detainees $1 a day

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:32 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:32:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, students and other immigration-rights supporters gather outside tents by the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. Washington state on Wednesday, Sept. 20, sued the operat...(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File). FILE - In this April 12, 2017, file photo, students and other immigration-rights supporters gather outside tents by the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Wash. Washington state on Wednesday, Sept. 20, sued the operat...

    Washington state on Wednesday sued the operator of one of the largest private immigration detention centers in the United States, claiming thousands of detainees were paid $1 per day for the work they performed but should have received the state's much higher minimum wage.

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    Washington state on Wednesday sued the operator of one of the largest private immigration detention centers in the United States, claiming thousands of detainees were paid $1 per day for the work they performed but should have received the state's much higher minimum wage.

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  • California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

    California sues Trump administration to prevent border wall

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:26:01 GMT
    (Source: CNN) The wall along the southern border of the United States where it meets Mexico.(Source: CNN) The wall along the southern border of the United States where it meets Mexico.

    California sued the Trump administration Wednesday to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws. 

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    California sued the Trump administration Wednesday to stop construction of a proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico, arguing the federal government is overstepping its authority by waiving environmental reviews and other laws. 

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  • It works! A supercomputer built for Earth is running just fine in space

    It works! A supercomputer built for Earth is running just fine in space

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 9:20 PM EDT2017-09-21 01:20:07 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    It turns out, an ultra-powerful computer can function just fine in the harsh environment of outer space -- even if it hasn't been bolstered with extra protection. 

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    It turns out, an ultra-powerful computer can function just fine in the harsh environment of outer space -- even if it hasn't been bolstered with extra protection. 

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  • Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

    Watchdog: Airfares for many travelers rise due to bag fees

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:39 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:39:58 GMT
    (Meredith Image)(Meredith Image)

    Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, a government watchdog said Wednesday. 

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    Travelers who check at least one bag when flying domestically are paying more overall than they did before airlines began unbundling fares in 2008 and charging separately for checked baggage, a government watchdog said Wednesday. 

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  • Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    Bernie Casey, pro football player turned actor, dies

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 8:14 PM EDT2017-09-21 00:14:52 GMT
    (Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File) Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78.(Photo by Ryan Miller/Invision/AP, File) Casey, the professional football player turned actor known for parts in “Revenge of the Nerds” and “I’m Gonna Git You Sucka,” died Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles after a brief illness. He was 78.

    Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died.

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    Bernie Casey, a professional football player turned actor known for parts in "Revenge of the Nerds" and "I'm Gonna Git You Sucka," has died.

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  • Missouri couple gets an engagement redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

    Missouri couple gets an engagement redo on 'Jimmy Kimmel'

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:59 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:59:33 GMT
    (Source: YouTube)(Source: YouTube)

    A Missouri couple who accidentally dropped a $3,000 engagement ring into a pond has had a chance to redo their engagement proposal on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" 

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    A Missouri couple who accidentally dropped a $3,000 engagement ring into a pond has had a chance to redo their engagement proposal on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" 

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  • Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yet

    Review: Apple Watch goes solo, but don't dump your phone yet

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:54 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:54:22 GMT
    (AP Image via Apple)(AP Image via Apple)

    A chief gripe with Apple Watch is that it requires you to keep an iPhone with you for most tasks. The inclusion of GPS last year helped on runs and bike rides, but you're still missing calls and messages without the phone nearby. 

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    A chief gripe with Apple Watch is that it requires you to keep an iPhone with you for most tasks. The inclusion of GPS last year helped on runs and bike rides, but you're still missing calls and messages without the phone nearby. 

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  • Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

    Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:42 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:42:15 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    Clinton's book, about her stunning presidential election loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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    Clinton's book, about her stunning presidential election loss in 2016 to Donald Trump, sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

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  • Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 230

    Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 230

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:33 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:33:41 GMT
    A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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    A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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  • Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

    Young girl hospitalized by 105 mph foul at Yankee Stadium

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:30:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) Baseball fans reacts as a young girl is tended to before she is carried out of the seating area after being hit by a line drive in the fifth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins.(AP Photo/Bill Kostroun) Baseball fans reacts as a young girl is tended to before she is carried out of the seating area after being hit by a line drive in the fifth inning of a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins.

    NEW YORK (AP) — A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended. The Yankees said the girl was taken to a hospital for treatment, and New York manager Joe Girardi said he had been told by team security that she was OK. The game was delayed for about 4 minutes while she was attended to and then carried from the seat...

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    NEW YORK (AP) — A young girl at Yankee Stadium was injured by a 105 mph foul ball off the bat of Todd Frazier during Wednesday's game against Minnesota, leading some players to call for protective netting to be extended. The Yankees said the girl was taken to a hospital for treatment, and New York manager Joe Girardi said he had been told by team security that she was OK. The game was delayed for about 4 minutes while she was attended to and then carried from the seat...

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  • California company unveils crime-fighting robots

    California company unveils crime-fighting robots

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 7:27 PM EDT2017-09-20 23:27:49 GMT
    (Source: CNN)(Source: CNN)

    A crime-fighting robot can be the cutest thing you've ever seen or something to fear if you're a bad guy.

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    A crime-fighting robot can be the cutest thing you've ever seen or something to fear if you're a bad guy.

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  • Death Wish Coffee announces recall of its Nitro Cold Brew

    Death Wish Coffee announces recall of its Nitro Cold Brew

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:59 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:59:23 GMT
    (Source: FDA)(Source: FDA)
    (Meredith) -- New York's Death Wish Coffee Co., famous for creating the 'World's Strongest Coffee' is recalling its 11-oz Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans. The company announced its current process could, "lead to the growth and production of the deadly toxin, botulin, in low-acid foods commercialized in reduced oxygen packaging." The FDA says botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, is a possibility with this product. Botulism can cause general ...More >>
    (Meredith) -- New York's Death Wish Coffee Co., famous for creating the 'World's Strongest Coffee' is recalling its 11-oz Death Wish Nitro Cold Brew cans. The company announced its current process could, "lead to the growth and production of the deadly toxin, botulin, in low-acid foods commercialized in reduced oxygen packaging." The FDA says botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, is a possibility with this product. Botulism can cause general ...More >>
  • WATCH: Refugees stay in President Trump's boyhood home

    WATCH: Refugees stay in President Trump's boyhood home

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:44 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:44:23 GMT
    (AP Photo)(AP Photo)

    President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes with Trump in attendance. 

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    President Donald Trump's childhood home in New York had some new occupants over the weekend - refugees who shared their stories as a way to draw attention to the refugee crisis as the United Nations General Assembly convenes with Trump in attendance. 

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  • Bill Gates: Sorry about Control-Alt-Delete

    Bill Gates: Sorry about Control-Alt-Delete

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:25 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:25:44 GMT
    (Source: CNN) Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft.(Source: CNN) Bill Gates is the co-founder of Microsoft.
    By Julia Horowitz  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Bill Gates is sorry that he made it so annoying to log in to your computer. The billionaire Microsoft co-founder admitted Wednesday that the Control-Alt-Delete function used to start up Windows computers is an awkward maneuver. "If I could make one small edit, I'd make that a single key," Gates said Wednesday on a panel at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City. It's a confession Gates has made before. In 2013,...More >>
    By Julia Horowitz  NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Bill Gates is sorry that he made it so annoying to log in to your computer. The billionaire Microsoft co-founder admitted Wednesday that the Control-Alt-Delete function used to start up Windows computers is an awkward maneuver. "If I could make one small edit, I'd make that a single key," Gates said Wednesday on a panel at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York City. It's a confession Gates has made before. In 2013,...More >>
  • Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

    Ivanka Trump discusses her postpartum depression

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 6:13 PM EDT2017-09-20 22:13:48 GMT
    (AP Photo)(AP Photo)
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump says she experienced postpartum depression after the births of each of her three children. Trump, in an interview for "The Dr. Oz Show," called it a "very challenging, emotional time for me." "I felt like I was not living up to my potential as a parent, or as an entrepreneur, or as an executive," she added. Trump said that because she had enjoyed easy pregnancies, "the juxtaposition hit me even harder." S...More >>
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump says she experienced postpartum depression after the births of each of her three children. Trump, in an interview for "The Dr. Oz Show," called it a "very challenging, emotional time for me." "I felt like I was not living up to my potential as a parent, or as an entrepreneur, or as an executive," she added. Trump said that because she had enjoyed easy pregnancies, "the juxtaposition hit me even harder." S...More >>
  • Your brain can’t see all the dots in this image, and that’s OK

    Your brain can’t see all the dots in this image, and that’s OK

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:48 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:48:34 GMT
    (Photo: Facebook/Akiyoshi Kitaoka)(Photo: Facebook/Akiyoshi Kitaoka)

     You can’t see all 12 dots at once. But why can't you? That's a question scientists are still trying to fully answer.

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     You can’t see all 12 dots at once. But why can't you? That's a question scientists are still trying to fully answer.

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  • UPS will hire about 95,000 extra workers for holiday season

    UPS will hire about 95,000 extra workers for holiday season

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:32 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:32:59 GMT

    UPS is gearing up for holiday deliveries. United Parcel Service Co. said Wednesday that it plans to hire about 95,000 workers to handle the surge in packages from late November through January. 

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    UPS is gearing up for holiday deliveries. United Parcel Service Co. said Wednesday that it plans to hire about 95,000 workers to handle the surge in packages from late November through January. 

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  • Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

    Facebook tightens ad policies after 'Jew-hater' fiasco

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 5:26 PM EDT2017-09-20 21:26:41 GMT
    (AP Image)(AP Image)

    Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out. 

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    Facebook is apologizing for letting advertisers use phrases like "Jew-haters" as targeting criteria and for not noticing it until it was pointed out. 

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  • DEMDACO recalling infant bib and bootie sets due to choking hazard

    DEMDACO recalling infant bib and bootie sets due to choking hazard

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:41:58 GMT
    (Photo: DEMDACO, US Consumer Product Safety Commission)(Photo: DEMDACO, US Consumer Product Safety Commission)

    DEMDACO is recalling their infant bib and bootie sets after discovering the rattles sewn into the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard.

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    DEMDACO is recalling their infant bib and bootie sets after discovering the rattles sewn into the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard.

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  • John Deere recalls lawn tractors due to crash hazard

    John Deere recalls lawn tractors due to crash hazard

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 3:35 PM EDT2017-09-20 19:35:43 GMT
    (Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)(Photo: US Consumer Product Safety Commission)

    John Deere is recalling their lawn tractors due to crash hazard after discovering the transmission can fail, posing a crash hazard.

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    John Deere is recalling their lawn tractors due to crash hazard after discovering the transmission can fail, posing a crash hazard.

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