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Letitia James launches probe into Facebook over privacy concerns

2 monthes ago   |   By New York Post

ALBANY - New York Attorney General Letitia James is launching an investigation into Facebook after the social media company announced last week it accidentally collected 1.5 million users' email contacts without permission. “Facebook has repeatedly demonstrated a lack of respect for consumer information while at the same time profiting from mining the data,” James tweeted...
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New York opens probe into Facebook's hoarding of 1.5mn users' email address books

New York opens probe into Facebook's hoarding of 1.5mn users' email address books

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

New York Attorney General Letitia James is opening an investigation into Facebook's "unintentional" upload of up to 1.5 million users' contact lists, vowing to hold it accountable for its cavalier attitude toward user privacy.
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Dixie Chicks announce first new album in 13 years

Dixie Chicks announce first new album in 13 years

It's been 13 years since the country group released their last album, "Taking the Long Way," which won the Grammy for album of the year. Read more ...

New California law aimed at reducing horse racing deaths

New California law aimed at reducing horse racing deaths

The agency overseeing horse racing in California can now immediately suspend licenses to protect the health and safety of horses and riders, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Wednesday in... Read more ...

Democrats clash in 2020's opening debate, aiming at Trump

Democrats clash in 2020's opening debate, aiming at Trump

MIAMI - Democrats face off in a prime-time fight Wednesday night in the first debate of the 2020 presidential campaign, the unofficial starting line for the party's quest to... Read more ...

Senate approves bipartisan bill to use $4.6B on care for migrants

Senate approves bipartisan bill to use $4.6B on care for migrants

The Senate has approved bipartisan legislation providing $4.6 billion to care for thousands of migrants streaming into the U.S. across the Mexican border. Read more ...

12-year-old girl contracts flesh-eating infection during Florida beach vacation

12-year-old girl contracts flesh-eating infection during Florida beach vacation

"If it wasn't for the quick responses and aggressive treatments, I wouldn't have her," Brown said. Read more ...

'See you on the other side': Beth Chapman, wife of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,'...

'See you on the other side': Beth Chapman, wife of 'Dog the Bounty Hunter,' dead at 51

Beth Chapman, 51, and her husband found fame on the A&E reality series "Dog the Bounty Hunter," which chronicled the adventures of their family-owned bounty hunting business... Read more ...

In the new Monopoly, artificial intelligence prevents you from cheating

In the new Monopoly, artificial intelligence prevents you from cheating

The banker can now catch cheaters before they collect $200. Read more ...

'God, guns, and freedom': Car dealership offering shotgun, Bible, American...

'God, guns, and freedom': Car dealership offering shotgun, Bible, American flag for every car purchase

It's all part of the company's Fourth of July celebration. Read more ...

Police release 'last known footage' of missing college student Mackenzie Lueck

Police release 'last known footage' of missing college student Mackenzie Lueck

Police also released where her Lyft driver dropped her off the night she was last seen. Read more ...

Trump Orders Rule Allowing Military Academy Grads To Defer Service To Play...

Trump Orders Rule Allowing Military Academy Grads To Defer Service To Play Pro Sports

Under Department of Defense policy established in 2017, those enrolled in military academies couldn't play sports before serving at least two years in the armed forces. Read more ...