A frustrated Trump lashes out at special counsel Mueller

Cllinton Emails Inspector General

President Donald Trump has elevated his simmering grievances to a boil against special counsel...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, March 21, the 80th day of 2018. There are 285 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On March 21, 1918, during World War I, Germany launched its Spring Offensive on the Western Front, hoping to break through the Allied lines before American...


Experts: Hard to convict officer in Australian woman's death

Police Shooting Minneapolis

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The police officer who was with a Minneapolis officer charged with murder and manslaughter in the death of an unarmed Australian woman said both men “got spooked” when she approached their SUV, and that the partner feared for his life. But prosecutors say Officer Mohamed Noor...


Zuckerberg says Facebook will audit thousands of apps after 'breach of trust'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said Facebook will audit thousands of apps in response to the “breach of trust” created by Cambridge Analytica, the chief executive’s first comments since a crisis over data siphoned by the political marketing firm used by the Trump...


The Latest: Bombing suspect's family "devastated and broken"

APTOPIX Austin Bombings

ROUND ROCK, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the Austin bombings (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Bombing suspect Mark Conditt’s family says they are “devastated and broken” at the news of his involvement. The Conditt family released a statement Wednesday afternoon expressing shock and grief, as well as...


Facebook's Zuckerberg admits mistakes, outlines fixes

Britain Facebook Cambridge

NEW YORK (AP) — Breaking more than four days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm. Zuckerberg said Wednesday that Facebook has a “responsibility” to protect its...


YouTube bans firearm sales and how-to videos, prompting backlash

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. YouTube, a popular media site for firearms enthusiasts, this week quietly introduced tighter restrictions on videos involving weapons, becoming the latest battleground in the U.S. gun-control debate. YouTube will ban videos that promote or link to websites selling firearms and...


With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up

APTOPIX Austin Bombings-10

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his devices to blow himself up. But police warned that he could have planted more bombs before his death, and they cautioned the city to stay on guard....


A University of Wisconsin campus pushes plan to drop 13 majors, including English,

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. The University of Wisconsin at Stevens Point has proposed dropping 13 majors in the humanities and social sciences - including English, philosophy, history, sociology and Spanish - while adding programs with “clear career pathways” as a way to address declining...


If they were in high school, Biden says he would 'beat the hell' out of Trump for

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Displeased Americans have found myriad ways to show that they are not particularly pleased with the words President Donald Trump has used when talking about women. Thousands of pink-hat wearing protesters descended on Washington, D.C. and other cities the day after...


The Latest: Zuckerberg admits mistakes, outlines steps

Facebook Expansion

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the alleged use of Facebook data to influence the U.S. presidential election (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is admitting mistakes and outlining steps to protect user data in light of privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining...

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