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Facebook Removed Zuckerberg's Messages From Users' Inboxes to 'Protect' Him Facebook Removed Zuckerberg's Messages From Users' Inboxes to 'Protect' Him
- April 08, 2018

A preliminary report in December 2017 by German competition authorities found Facebook "abuses" its dominant position to gain access to third-party data when an account is opened. We should have done this sooner-and we're sorry that we did not", Facebook spokesperson Elka Looks said in a statement . The outcry surrounding the Cambridge Analytica data scandal is putting Facebook's business model on trial, with critics calling into question its targeted advertising practices and effect on ... (more...)
Mastercard (MA) Shares Bought by DE Burlo Group Inc
- April 08, 2018

It has underperformed by 15.30% the S&P500. Fiduciary Financial Services Of The Southwest Inc increased its stake in Mastercard Incorporated (MA) by 14.72% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Wealthtrust has 61 shares for 0% of their portfolio. MA's profit will be $1.31 billion for 33.94 P/E if the $1.25 EPS becomes a reality. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC bought a new stake in shares of MasterCard during the second quarter worth about $125,000. (more...)
Record breaking lows possible Sunday morning… Snow arrives by Sunday evening Record breaking lows possible Sunday morning… Snow arrives by Sunday evening
- April 08, 2018

Meteorologist Mike Thomas says while we're not seeing much precipitation, chilly air is lingering, keeping area temperatures in the low to mid-40s. Despite morning temps of around 10 degrees in Fargo, it wasn't cold enough to break the daily record of zero degrees set in 1881. (more...)
"Is that American?" Bill Maher denounces "bully" David Hogg
- April 08, 2018

The TV host surprised both his panel and studio audience on " Real Time with Bill Maher ", when he said that he considered it bullying to ask advertisers to boycott Ingraham after her comments against Parkland shooting survivor David Hogg . (more...)
Correspondents' Association head didn't know Trump would be announcing dinner decision Friday Correspondents' Association head didn't know Trump would be announcing dinner decision Friday
- April 08, 2018

According to the White House , the Trump administration has consistently confronted Russian activities that threaten United States institutions, its interests, or its allies. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner in 2016. Mr. Trump's absence from last year's dinner was the first presidential no-show since Ronald Reagan , ailing from a gunshot wound, skipped it in 1981. (more...)
Gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies Gas attack reported on Syrian rebel enclave, Damascus denies
- April 08, 2018

The State Department in Washington said it was closely following the "disturbing reports" from the city of Douma in Eastern Ghouta , which an aid group with links to opposition forces in the region said had been subjected to "one of the worst chemical attacks in Syrian history" late on Saturday. (more...)
Impeachment of CJI no answer to every problem: Justice J Chelameswar Impeachment of CJI no answer to every problem: Justice J Chelameswar
- April 08, 2018

The judge was also in agreement with the need to have a transparent system involving audit of the judiciary. "No system created by human beings is flawless. Justice J Chelameswar, who courted controversy by virtually revolting against chief justice of India Dipak Misra, on Saturday said that impeachment can not be an answer to every question and problem and there was need to correct the system. (more...)
Body Found Near Juan Creek; Possibly Connected to Missing Hart Children Body Found Near Juan Creek; Possibly Connected to Missing Hart Children
- April 08, 2018

Jennifer Jean Hart and Sarah Margaret Hart, both 38, and three children - Markis, 19, and Jeremiah and Abigail, both 14 - have been confirmed dead in the March 26 crash off a cliff , and three other children, Hannah, 16, Devonte, 15, and Sierra, 12, are missing. (more...)
Syrian government accused of killing 35 in chemical attack in eastern Ghouta Syrian government accused of killing 35 in chemical attack in eastern Ghouta
- April 08, 2018

The Department of State also said that at least forty people may have been killed in Douma by chemical weapons, citing third-party organizations. Jaish al-Islam group accused government forces of dropping a chemical bomb in Syria's eastern Ghouta , Reuters reported earlier. (more...)
US, NK Officials Directly Talking About Plans for Summit US, NK Officials Directly Talking About Plans for Summit
- April 08, 2018

USA and North Korean officials have reportedly been trying to nail down a location for the summit, with the North Koreans pushing for Pyongyang and the Americans calling for a more neutral location, like Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia. The United States and North Korea are holding secret, direct talks ahead of the planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the media reported. (more...)
Trump administration announces Russian Federation sanctions for 'attacks to subvert Western democracies' Trump administration announces Russian Federation sanctions for 'attacks to subvert Western democracies'
- April 08, 2018

The Treasury Department describes Shamalov's elevation into "the ranks of the billionaire elite around Putin" after marrying Putin's daughter Katerina Tikhonova in 2013. This week, the Kremlin expelled 60 United States diplomats from Russian Federation in response. "That can only happen when Russian Federation stops its aggressive behavior". (more...)
Cops had 'normal' talk with YouTube shooter hours before attack Cops had 'normal' talk with YouTube shooter hours before attack
- April 08, 2018

Authorities don't know of a motive for the shooting , but they are investigating a website that appears to show the same woman accusing YouTube of restricting her videos , according to the Los Angeles Times. "How [could] she shoot the people?" her father reflected in an interview with ABC News. Just hours before she shot and wounded three people at YouTube headquarters, Nasim Aghdam calmly told police who found her sleeping in her vehicle that she was having family problems and had ... (more...)
19-year-old dies in single-vehicle crash 19-year-old dies in single-vehicle crash
- April 08, 2018

His cause of death was due to multiple blunt force injuries. Yother was pronounced dead at Floyd Medical Center at 2:30 a.m. Saturday. Croley says no autopsies will be performed, but toxicology will be performed on the driver. Around 9 p.m., the sheriff's dept. was sent to the report of a minor injury accident in the 14000 block of US 160 highway, east of Winfield. The incident is still being investigated and charges are pending. (more...)
Syria: 40 civilians killed in air strike in Eastern Ghouta Syria: 40 civilians killed in air strike in Eastern Ghouta
- April 08, 2018

A human rights group says 63 people have been killed in the past 2 days. Syrian state media said on April 6 that the airstrikes were retribution for the Jaysh-al-Islam group shelling government areas in Eastern Ghouta. The Observatory said that a split within Jaysh al-Islam meant that while some members wanted to quit Douma, hardliners insisted that they all stay and fight. (more...)
Weekend storm system bringing heavy mountain snow, rain to the Denver metro Weekend storm system bringing heavy mountain snow, rain to the Denver metro
- April 08, 2018

The areas mainly impacted by this winter weather will be those along the Kentucky Ohio river border counties. We're keeping our eyes on another weekend system that is expected to bring some precipitation to parts of the Delaware Valley on Saturday. (more...)
Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica Facebook says it should have audited Cambridge Analytica
- April 08, 2018

So Facebook will be disabling the feature and will also make changes to account recovery to reduce the risk of scraping. Zuckerberg himself will be questioned by Congress on April 10 and 11. The issue ads requirement is new. Following the reveal, Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer has also outlined plans to restrict data access on the platform - affecting APIs such as Pages, Events, Groups, and Instagram Platforms. (more...)
14 dead after truck collides with Canadian junior hockey team's bus 14 dead after truck collides with Canadian junior hockey team's bus
- April 08, 2018

The deaths of the team's head coach, Darcy Haugan, and captain, Logan Schatz, have also been confirmed by relatives. Tributes poured in online for Haugan who was described as an wonderful mentor to young players. On Friday night, more than a hundred people packed the Apostolic Church in Nipawin - including family members of Broncos players who had been on the bus - awaiting word from the accident, the Globe and Mail reported. (more...)
Shooting on 'adult-themed' party bus in IL kills 3 Shooting on 'adult-themed' party bus in IL kills 3
- April 08, 2018

The suspect has not been located after fleeing the bus after the shooting. "Obviously there's an individual out there who has killed three people, and we need to apprehend (that) individual", he said. The three victims haven't been publicly identified. O'Shea said only that "a suspect on the bus shot other individuals on the bus". Anyone with information about the incident or King's whereabouts is asked to contact the Rockford Police Department at 815-966-2900 or Crimestoppers at ... (more...)
Sergei Skripal was out of critical condition Sergei Skripal was out of critical condition
- April 08, 2018

Yulia Skripal, who's father Sergei Skripal remains in a critical condition, released a statement via British police overnight, expressing her gratitude to those who came to her aid. According to The Times of London , the report traced the nerve agent to Russia's Scientific & Research Institute of Radiation and Chemical Defence in Shikhany, a "closed city" that is home to a chemical testing ground. (more...)
On April 6-7 analysts noticed BitcoinFast (BCF) decline by -2.44%
- April 08, 2018

Binance Coin (BNB) traded 2.5% higher against the dollar and now trades at $12.53 or 0.00182930 BTC. Emercoin (EMC) traded up 3.3% against the dollar and now trades at $2.20 or 0.00031920 BTC. PressOne's official website is b.network . The Reddit community for Solaris is /r/solarisxlr and the currency's Github account can be viewed here. (more...)
(INTC) Holdings Lowered by Schaper Benz & Wise Investment Counsel Inc. WI
- April 08, 2018

About 28.22M shares traded. Schlumberger Limited (NYSE:SLB) has declined 16.28% since April 7, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 10.43% the S&P500. Since October 23, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 18 sales for $32.56 million activity. Berkley W R owns 243,300 shares. RBC Capital Markets maintained Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) rating on Friday, January 26. (more...)
EPS for Total System Services, Inc. (TSS) Expected At $0.93
- April 08, 2018

It has outperformed by 29.09% the S&P500. Hennessy Advisors Inc reported 0.05% in Total System Services, Inc. TSS's SI was 2.83M shares in April as released by FINRA. Amica Retiree Medical Trust reported 1,206 shs. The active investment managers in our database now hold: 11.03 million shares, down from 11.04 million shares in 2017Q3. (more...)
2.7 magnitude natural disaster recorded near Glenwood Springs 2.7 magnitude natural disaster recorded near Glenwood Springs
- April 08, 2018

There were two magnitude 2.5 quakes sandwiched between the two in the area, according to USGS. Garfield County Emergency Management Director Mike Honigsberg said there are no immediate reports of injury or serious damage following the quakes. (more...)
US sanctions target Putin allies US sanctions target Putin allies
- April 08, 2018

As we reported earlier, the USA imposed new sanctions against Russian oligarchs and companies on April 6. A state-owned arms-dealing company, accused by the U.S. That's a contrast from a separate slate of March sanctions that targeted Russian spies and commercial hackers and trolls who played a direct role in the nation's 2016 election meddling but may not have overseas bank accounts or other juicy sanctions targets. (more...)
National Guard to send 250 troops to Texas-Mexico border National Guard to send 250 troops to Texas-Mexico border
- April 08, 2018

Bush stationed 6,000 Guard members at the border, 2,400 of them in Arizona . Even as Mr. Trump announced his mobilization this week, the Texas National Guard already had about 100 troops at the border, as part of a state border-security operation that began in 2014. (more...)
Winter weather rules this weekend with cold and snow Winter weather rules this weekend with cold and snow
- April 08, 2018

The cold air will retreat north and east. DENVER -Saturday, temperatures warm back to the 50s for Denver and most of the eastern plains. Expect showers to continue into the afternoon, along with windy conditions. Black ice will be possible as temps drop into the 20s and teens late Saturday night and into Sunday morning. So don't worry - the weather will try to break by the middle of next week.we just have to get there first! Looks like a soggy and chilly start to the work week. (more...)
Top IS commander in Afghanistan killed in airstrike Top IS commander in Afghanistan killed in airstrike
- April 08, 2018

He said Mawlavi Habib Ur Rahman has been appointed as his IS successor in the north of the country. "We are conducting a series of intensive operations in Jawzjan and across all of northern Afghanistan to defeat IS-K", said Colonel Lisa Garcia, spokeswoman for US Forces-Afghanistan in a statement, using the term for IS in the region. (more...)
Trump thanks crews for stopping fire at Trump Tower on Saturday Trump thanks crews for stopping fire at Trump Tower on Saturday
- April 08, 2018

Crews were called to the 50 floor of the building on Fifth Avenue shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday. President Trump later tweeted that the fire was out and said that firefighters had done a good job. Streets surrounding the building in Midtown Manhattan have been closed off. There are no injuries so far, officials said. The FDNY Alerts Twitter account first reported the fire at 2:57pm on Saturday. (more...)
Fire reported at Trump Tower in New York: fire department
- April 08, 2018

President Trump tweeted shortly after the incident, saying the fire at his namesake high-rise "is out". There were no immediate reports of injuries. Trump says it was "Very confined (well built building)". 5th Avenue is closed between East 55th Street and East 57th Street. At least two firetrucks appeared to be on scene. (more...)
ASU Softball: Sun Devils split doubleheader versus Oregon State ASU Softball: Sun Devils split doubleheader versus Oregon State
- April 08, 2018

Northwest answered with two runs in the first, three in the second and third and two more in the fifth. Before the inning finished Gavin Dohrn scored another run to cap off a six-run inning that saw Havasu bat through the lineup and take the lead for the remainder of the game. (more...)

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