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Disney buying large part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B deal
December 14th, 2017. 12:54 PM

Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining film and television studios and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies

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Zinke, House GOP escalate feud with Patagonia over monuments
December 11th, 2017. 4:31 PM

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and House Republicans are facing criticism for using government resources to attack a private retail company that opposes the Trump administration's plan to shrink two sprawling Utah national monuments

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MSNBC reverses firing of contributor over rape joke
December 7th, 2017. 4:31 PM

MSNBC says it has changed its mind and won't fire contributor Sam Seder over an 8-year-old tweet that joked about Roman Polanski and rape

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'Silence Breakers' named Time magazine's Person of the Year
December 6th, 2017. 5:59 PM

The "Silence Breakers" have been named Time magazine's Person of the Year.

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The top retweets for 2017
December 5th, 2017. 2:29 PM

The top retweets for 2017

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Obama and the chicken nugget guy ruled Twitter in 2017
December 5th, 2017. 2:25 PM

A guy on a quest for chicken nuggets and President Barack Obama are among the biggest tweets of the year

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Venezuela's UN ambassador resigns on orders from Maduro
December 5th, 2017. 12:45 PM

Venezuela's Ambassador to the United Nations is resigning after a rare and bitter feud with President Nicolas Maduro's inner circle

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Obama, the chicken nugget guy, among most retweeted in 2017
December 5th, 2017. 11:49 AM

A guy on a quest for chicken nuggets and President Barack Obama are among the biggest tweets of the year

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Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids
December 4th, 2017. 10:10 PM

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids

Facebook launches parent-controlled Messenger app for kids
Trudeau: China trade pact should reflect 'Canadian values'
December 4th, 2017. 7:41 AM

Canada hopes a trade agreement with China will reflect "Canadian values" in the areas of labor rights, the environment and gender equality, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said at the start of an official four-day visit to China

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Facebook to add 800 jobs in London as it opens new office
December 4th, 2017. 7:26 AM

Facebook has opened a new office in London, adding 800 jobs and creating the biggest engineering hub for the company outside the United States

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AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts tax plan, peddles false videos
December 4th, 2017. 1:12 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's factually challenged tales on taxes, economy and anti-Muslim videos

AP FACT CHECK: Trump distorts tax plan, peddles false videos
Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes
November 30th, 2017. 4:28 PM

Hero celebrities come and go, but in the post-Weinstein world, it's reckoning time for some fans

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Trump lashes out at wrong Theresa May on Twitter
November 30th, 2017. 8:14 AM

President Donald Trump initially responded to British Prime Minister Theresa May's criticism of his retweeting inflammatory anti-Muslim videos from a fringe British political group by directing his message to the wrong Theresa May

Trump lashes out at wrong Theresa May on Twitter
Post-Weinstein, Lauer: A reckoning for fans of fallen heroes
November 30th, 2017. 12:10 AM

Hero celebrities come and go, but in the post-Weinstein world, it's reckoning time for some fans

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Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiment; censured in US, abroad
November 29th, 2017. 11:57 PM

With retweets, Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiments as he did in presidential campaign

Donald Trump
Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiment; censured here and abroad
November 29th, 2017. 8:25 PM

With retweets, Trump stokes anti-Muslim sentiments as he did in presidential campaign

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Snapchat seeks to attract more users by redesigning app
November 29th, 2017. 5:48 PM

Snapchat is redesigning its app to try to attract more users, an effort the company says represents a 'new and improved' platform

Snapchat seeks to attract more users by redesigning app
Facebook pledges $50M a year to match relief donations
November 29th, 2017. 4:45 PM

Facebook is pledging $50 million a year to match disaster-relief donations, part of a bevy of tools and efforts around charitable causes the social media giant announced on Wednesday.

Facebook pledges $50M a year to match relief donations
Trump turns Lauer firing into occasion to blast 'Fake News'
November 29th, 2017. 4:19 PM

President Donald Trump is seizing upon the firing of "Today" show host Matt Lauer as another opportunity to attack the press

Donald Trump

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