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- February 26 2017 12:25: How vital is Facebook for free expression? - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Is your politically-charged Facebook post, an Instagram photo of your last vacation, or Snapchat account a vital, Constitutionally protected right, or a privilege that can be taken away? While the state argues that the law blocks sexual predators from gathering information on potential victims, the plaintiff counters that the sweeping ban constitutes an infringement of the First Amendment and puts those on the registry outside of political conversation. Interpreting the First Amendment has proven a daunting task for courts throughout US history.
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- February 26 2017 19:25: American who intervened in shooting that killed Indian says was happy to risk life - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Ian Grillot, 24, was struck in the hand and chest at the bar in Olathe, Kansas, when suspect Adam Purinton opened fire on Wednesday evening. At least one bystander told the Kansas City Star he shouted "get out of my country" before shooting the Indian victims. Purinton, a 51-year-old white Navy veteran, will make an initial appearance in Johnson County District Court on Monday.
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- January 10 2017 08:46: L.L. Bean rebuffs boycott over granddaughter’s big Trump donation - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
A man wipes off the headlights of the L.L. Bean Bootmobile in the parking lot at the facility where the famous outdoor boot is made. L.L. Bean is pushing back against a boycott led by a group urging consumers not to shop at retailers that support President-elect Donald Trump after it was revealed that Linda Bean, heir of the Maine-based company’s founder, had donated to a political action committee that helped elect Trump. “We are deeply troubled by the portrayal of L.L. Bean as a supporter of any political agenda,” Shawn Gorman, L.L. Bean’s executive chairman, said in a statement posted to Facebook late Sunday.
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- February 26 2017 09:59: Samsung's new tablet is a Surface Pro 4 fighter with some serious firepower - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Samsung’s Galaxy Book 12 is one of three tablets the South Korean tech giant is rolling out. Microsoft’s (MSFT) Surface Pro 4 is an incredible device. It packs the power of a Windows 10 laptop into a 12.3-inch tablet that fits easily into your bag.
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- August 1 2016 06:45: Water pollution in Rio ahead of the Olympic Games - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro are as filthy as ever, contaminated with raw human sewage teeming with dangerous viruses and bacteria, according to a 16-month-long study commissioned by The Associated Press. The AP’s survey of the aquatic Olympic and Paralympic venues has revealed consistent and dangerously high levels of viruses from the pollution, a major black eye on Rio’s Olympic project that has set off alarm bells among sailors, rowers and open-water swimmers.
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- February 26 2017 19:19: DIY Gene Editing: Fast, Cheap—and Worrisome - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
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- February 26 2017 19:17: Donald Trump has tweeted about the Oscars a lot - Yahoo News - Latest News & Headlines
Donald Trump wasn’t watching the Oscars on Sunday night. Instead, the president hosted the Governors’ Dinner at the White House, the first major social gathering of his administration since the inaugural galas.