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No news is no bad news dump

12 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

The Friday of Memorial Day weekend represents one of the prime receptacles for news that whoever generated it would rather no one notice. Three days loom of barbecues and...
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Tech investor backing bid to buy W magazine from Condé Nast

Tech investor backing bid to buy W magazine from Condé Nast

2 hours ago   |   New York Post

Tech investor Eric Crown is backing a bid by Marc Lotenberg, chief executive of Surface Media, to buy glossy fashion title W magazine from Condé Nast, according to a...
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Kevin Durant's explanation as to why he chooses to engage on social media? ‘I'm qualified.'

2 hours ago   |   The Washington Post

Durant, who will miss the start of the NBA Finals next week, also touched on talk that the Warriors are better off without him.
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A doctored video of Nancy Pelosi shows social media giants ill-prepared for 2020

4 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times   |   3 articles

Hours after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi addressed a conference Wednesday, a distorted video of the California Democrat's conversation began spreading across the internet. The...
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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here with a summer fight preview

4 hours ago   |   MMAjunkie

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET . With the Memorial Day weekend coming up and nothing of note on tap in MMA, the crew will discuss what's been going on in the...
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Facebook says doctored Nancy Pelosi video does not violate its policy

5 hours ago   |   ABC   |   3 articles

Facebook says it's not planning to take down the doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that's going viral. The manipulated clip makes her sound as if she's drunkenly...
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Social media user notices Kennywood Park was not using Heinz Ketchup, receives reward from Heinz

Social media user notices Kennywood Park was not using Heinz Ketchup, receives reward from Heinz

6 hours ago   |   WTAE

Kennywood Park denied our request for comment
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Driver with STAYUMBL license plate, notorious for cutting people off around Durham, charged in incident with bus

6 hours ago   |   ABC

The STAYUMBL license plate is notorious on the road and social media. Folks say the driver behind the wheel will speed up, cut people off and then slam on her brakes, sometimes...
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The Feds May Come to Regret Charging Assange with Espionage

The Feds May Come to Regret Charging Assange with Espionage

6 hours ago   |   Politico   |   2 articles

The indictment of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, announced Thursday , has the potential to trigger a First Amendment brawl the Department of Justice...
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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

7 hours ago   |   National Post

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The...
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Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban

Federal judge blocks Mississippi's 6-week abortion ban

A federal judge blocked a Mississippi law on Friday that forbids abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, which occurs as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. Read more ...

Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times...

Doctored videos that make Nancy Pelosi sound drunk viewed millions of times on social media

The video has been slowed down, which makes her words seem slurred. Read more ...

Missouri governor signs bill criminalizing abortion after 8 weeks

Missouri governor signs bill criminalizing abortion after 8 weeks

The legislation includes an exception for medical emergencies but not for cases of rape and incest. Read more ...

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

Trump says sending 1500 troops to Middle East for ‘mostly protective' purposes

President Donald Trump has approved a deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, apparently meant to deter what Washington calls an ongoing threat to US interests from Iran. Read more ...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender...

Trump Administration Proposes Rule To Reverse Protections For Transgender Patients

A federal agency issued a proposed rule Friday that rolls back Obama-era protections for transgender patients. Advocates for transgender people say the rule leaves them... Read more ...

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Vacationers warned about tiny 'clinging jellyfish' that carry paralysis toxins

Wildlife officials are warning anyone headed to New Jersey about an invasive species of jellyfish in the water. Read more ...

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

Judge partially blocks Trump border wall plan

A federal judge has partially blocked President Donald Trump's plan to fund construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The preliminary injunction issued Friday blocks... Read more ...

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

Disgraced Baylor coach Art Briles hired by Texas high school

Art Briles' next gig will be coaching high schoolers. The disgraced former Baylor football coach landed a job as a head coach at Mount Vernon High School in Texas, the school... Read more ...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met...

Serial swindler arrested after stealing $80,000 from woman he recently met online, police say

He took the woman out on a date the same day they met, and the two agreed to get married within a week of meeting, authorities said. Read more ...

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

Rosario, Homer-Happy Twins Romp Past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS - Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the... Read more ...