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Breaking: North Korea responds to Trump cancelling summit – here’s what they said

North Korea appeared to want to come back to the negotiating table after President Trump called off the planned summit between himself and North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un. Here’s what happened President Trump announced that he was cancelling the summit Thursday after several warnings …

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Following the money: Facebook rolls out new political ad disclosures

Social media giant Facebook introduced new rules for advertisers on Thursday, and launched a political ad archive for the purpose of increasing transparency by sourcing the messaging sent to your feed. Ok, what does that mean? In order to run a political ad on Facebook, …

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Breaking: The law just caught up with Harvey Weinstein – here’s how

Disgraced Hollywood movie mogul Harvey Weinstein will be arrested Friday over numerous allegations that he sexually harassed and assaulted women. Here’s what happened Federal prosecutors announced that they had opened a criminal investigation into the accusations Thursday, and sought to discover if federal charges could …

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Documents show USA Gymnastics covered for former doctor Larry Nassar during sex abuse investigation

It’s widely known that USA Gymnastics kept information about concerns of its disgraced former doctor, Larry Nassar, but a new report from the Indianapolis Star uncovered the extent of its attempts to silence those involved, including his victims. The news outlet combed through more than …

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Border agent allegedly shoots, kills migrant woman after group of immigrants reportedly attacks him

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent on Wednesday shot and killed a migrant woman in Rio Bravo, Texas, BuzzFeed News reported. What happened? The agent was investigating a report of illegal activity near a culvert, according to the report. After he approached a group …

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News you might have missed: Afternoon links for Thursday, May 24

President Trump pardons legendary boxer Jack Johnson (New York Times) It was a pardon too many decades in coming. President Donald Trump pardoned boxing champion Jack Johnson, who was convicted in 1913 for transporting a white woman across state lines. Actor Sylvester Stallone joined former …

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Student claims the name of her high school’s yearbook is ‘racially insensitive’

The yearbook for Frisco High School in Texas is called “Coonskin,” and some people say the name is racially insensitive. What happened? Anniyah Rawlins, a junior at the Frisco school, told KXAS-TV she was shocked to see the word on the front page of the …

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WV-Sen: Democratic incumbent Joe Manchin’s campaign releases poll showing him ahead by 8 points

Sen. Joe Manchin’s (D-W.Va.) campaign released a poll that showed him to have an 8-point lead over his Republican competitor, according to the Global Strategy Group. Results showed Manchin would take 50 percent of the vote to Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s 42 percent if the …

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Students rally to keep teacher from being transferred after he kneeled during a JROTC flag ceremony

Some California students rallied Wednesday to stop the transfer of a U.S. history teacher at Brentwood’s Heritage High School who was caught kneeling on video during a JROTC flag ceremony, KPIX-TV reported. A video of teacher Tyler Rust taking a knee made the rounds on …

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The NFL hired a consulting firm to ask fans if Colin Kaepernick should be in the league

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick has claimed that NFL owners colluded to keep him out of the league because of his social justice protests during the national anthem. A new report from Yahoo Sports that the league polled fans about whether they thought he should …

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