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Facebook's Sandberg Apologizes For Newsfeed Experiment

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Facebook scientists were criticized for a study that manipulated what some Facebook users saw on their feeds. COO Sheryl Sandberg said they didn't mean to upset users.

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TSA To Step Up Security Measures At Some Airports Overseas

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson did not provide specifics for the new measures, but he said the agency is hoping to cause "as few disruptions to travelers as possible."

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U.S. Privacy Board Says NSA Internet Spying Is Constitutional

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Some parts of the program come "close to the line of constitutional reasonableness," so the board is offering some proposals to fix those concerns.

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Still Off Florida's Coast, Tropical Storm Arthur Moves Northward

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Arthur is the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season. It's forecast to become a hurricane by Thursday.

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U.S. Bounced Out Of World Cup By Belgium, Ending Team's Run

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

Belgium beat the United States by scoring two goals in extra time. The U.S. made a late run, but the clock ran out and the U.S. is coming home.

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FTC Alleges T-Mobile Charged Customers Millions In Bogus Charges

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

The Federal Trade Commission alleges the company profited from scams against its customers. Its long phone bills, the FTC says, made it nearly impossible for customers to understand the charge.

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Ukraine's President Ends Ceasefire, Vows To 'Free Our Lands'

Monday, June 30, 2014

The truce lasted for 10 days, even though Ukrainian authorities said the ceasefire had been violated many times by pro-Russian separatists and 27 Ukrainian troops had been killed.

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Obama Orders 200 More Troops To Iraq

Monday, June 30, 2014

The president had previously deployed about 300 military advisers to assist Iraqi security forces and he sent 275 troops to guard the embassy.

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BNP Paribas Agrees To Pay $8.83 Billion In Sanctions Probe

Monday, June 30, 2014

The U.S. alleges that the French bank violated U.S. sanctions laws by facilitating transactions involving Sudan, Cuba and Iran.

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Nominating New VA Chief, Obama Says 'We Have To Do Better' For Vets

Monday, June 30, 2014

President Obama nominated the former chief of Procter & Gamble to take over the Department of Veterans Affairs. Robert McDonald said he wanted to make the system more efficient and effective.

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Obama Says He Will Use Executive Action To Address Immigration System

Monday, June 30, 2014

The move comes about a week after Republican House Speaker John Boehner threatened to sue the president over his use of executive actions. Obama said the majority of Americans want immigration reform.

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Israel Says Bodies Of 3 Students Have Been Recovered

Monday, June 30, 2014

After the teens were captured earlier this month, Israel launched a sweeping search. The kidnappings have inflamed relations between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Obama To Nominate Former Procter & Gamble Chief To Head VA

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs is currently in a sea of trouble. A White House report said its "corrosive culture" led to systematic failures.

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Sunni Extremist Group ISIS Declares New Islamic Caliphate

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Some analysts says the move may signal the birth of a new era of transnational jihadism. ISIS also announced a name change: It will now be known simply as The Islamic State.

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Hong Kong Pro-Democracy Poll Garners More Than 780,000 Votes

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The unofficial referendum was branded as illegal by local and mainland Chinese officials. The referendum called for Hong Kong to be able to democratically elect its leaders.

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Obama Administration Seeks Change In Law To Speed Deportations

Sunday, June 29, 2014

President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.

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Iraqi Military Launches Offensive Against Insurgents In Tikrit

Sunday, June 29, 2014

The city was the hometown of former dictator Saddam Hussein. The government was trying to retake territory from Sunni insurgents.

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Facebook Scientists Alter News Feeds, Find Emotions Are Affected By It

Saturday, June 28, 2014

A News Feed filled with negative comments led to users expressing more negativity. The opposite was also true, proving "emotional contagion" can happen even online.

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On Penalties, Brazil Pulls Off A Hard-Fought Win Against Chile

Saturday, June 28, 2014

After a tight and grueling 1-1 tie through extra time, Brazil managed to stay in the tournament by winning a penalty shootout against Chile.

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Dallas County Agrees To Take In About 1,000 Immigrant Children

Saturday, June 28, 2014

Federal authorities have been looking around the country for places willing to house the thousands of children flooding the Southern border.

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