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Facebook's oversight board seeks details on VIPs' treatment

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

Facebook's semi-independent oversight board says the company has failed to fully disclose information on its internal system that exempts high-profile users from some or all of its content rules.
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Oversight Board slams Facebook, says tech giant withheld info in Trump case

Oversight Board slams Facebook, says tech giant withheld info in Trump case

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The board said that Facebook withheld or provided incomplete information about its so-called cross-check program, which shields millions of high-profile and VIP users.
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Oversight Board slams Facebook for giving special treatment to VIP users

Oversight Board slams Facebook for giving special treatment to VIP users

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Facebook's "cross-check" program applies to millions of users, but the board says the company is not being transparent about how it applies its rules to those high-profile accounts.
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NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private employers

NYC to impose vaccine mandate on private employers

From big Wall Street banks to corner grocery stores, all private employers in New York City will have to require their workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19, the mayor... Read more ...

Justice Department closes Emmett Till investigation despite new claims

Justice Department closes Emmett Till investigation despite new claims

The DOJ closed its Emmet Till investigation after it was unable to validate a claim that the woman who accused Till of making advances on her recanted the allegation decades later. Read more ...

Packers place QB Jordan Love on reserve/COVID-19 list

Packers place QB Jordan Love on reserve/COVID-19 list

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Nobel medals distributed in Washington

Nobel medals distributed in Washington

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Trial underway in federal case against Baltimore defense attorney Ken Ravenell

Trial underway in federal case against Baltimore defense attorney Ken Ravenell

The trial is getting underway in the federal case against a prominent Baltimore defense attorney. Kenneth Ravenell is accused of money laundering and conspiracy to distribute... Read more ...

Dabo Swinney's statement on Oklahoma's hiring of Brent Venables

Dabo Swinney's statement on Oklahoma's hiring of Brent Venables

Venables joined Swinney's staff in 2012 Read more ...

Gov. Beshear: Kentucky is in another COVID-19 escalation

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Will a Billion-Dollar Indigenous Climate Pledge Pay Off?

Will a Billion-Dollar Indigenous Climate Pledge Pay Off?

The money is unprecedented, but Indigenous communities are bracing for disappointment. Read more ...

‘Blue Rush' Podcast Episode 90: Giants' Slim Playoff Hopes are Over feat...

‘Blue Rush' Podcast Episode 90: Giants' Slim Playoff Hopes are Over feat. Ryan Dunleavy

Watching the Giants offense has been painful for a long time. Read more ...

Exes Leo DiCaprio, Nina Agdal run into each other at Miami Art Week

Exes Leo DiCaprio, Nina Agdal run into each other at Miami Art Week

The pair - who dated for nearly a year- "were sitting across from each other," at a Galore party at Socialista, and, "said a friendly hello and chatted for a moment." Read more ...