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Facebook News Feeds To Incorporate More Family Posts

[ad_1] NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is tweaking what people see to make their time on it more “meaningful” in a move that could hurt publishers and news organizations that rely on it to spread their content. Facebook has said before that it will emphasize personal connections over business pages and celebrities that people follow. But the latest move represents a major shift, one intended to highlight the posts users are most likely to engage with rather than passively consume. The company says people will likely spend less time on Facebook as a result. The changes come as the company faces criticism that...

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Search Continues For Survivors In California Mudslides

[ad_1] MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — More than two full days after mudslides ravaged the coastal town of Montecito, the search for the missing became an increasingly desperate exercise Thursday, with growing doubts about whether anyone would be found alive. Seventeen people from ages 3 to 89 were confirmed dead, and more than 40 others were unaccounted for. “In disaster circumstances there have been many miraculous stories lasting many days and we certainly are searching for a miracle right now,” Santa Barbara County Sheriff Bill Brown said. He noted that some people had been rescued Thursday. Santa Barbara fire Capt. Gary Pitney said...

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Women Win Big At Critic’s Choice Awards

[ad_1] Rachel Bloom and Anthony Anderson (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP) SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — It was a good night for women at the Critics’ Choice Awards. “Big Little Lies” was the biggest winner, with four awards, and “The Handmaid’s Tale” won three. “Wonder Woman” was named best action movie and its star Gal Gadot accepted a special award for challenging gender stereotypes. “Big Little Lies” was named best limited series and won acting awards for Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgard and Laura Dern. Kidman thanked the entertainment community “who show up to make really fantastic films and TV and let us do what...

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Baltimore Hospital Apologizes For Discharging Woman In Hospital Gown

[ad_1] BALTIMORE (AP) — The chief executive of a Baltimore hospital has apologized after a woman was discharged, wearing only a gown and socks, at a bus stop at night. Dr. Mohan Suntha, president and CEO of University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus, told a news conference the hospital “failed” after a video posted on Facebook showed the unidentified woman mumbling and appearing disoriented in frigid weather outside. Suntha also said Thursday there are no excuses for what happened to her. The hospital confirmed in a statement that she was discharged Tuesday night. WJZ-TV reports Imamu Baraka was the bystander who...

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Mary J. Blige Celebrates Star On Walk Of Fame

[ad_1] Source: Donato Sardella / GettyMary J. Blige cemented her name in the history books with a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame today. The legendary singer was surrounded by fans and her celebrity friends. Diddy was on deck to emcee the ceremony and help Mary celebrate her birthday, which happened to fall on the same day of the unveiling.Mary donned a tailored suit and blonde half-up, half-down do to the event while flashing a pearly smile as she accepted the honor. [ad_2] Source link ...

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Mary J. Blige Celebrates Star On Walk Of Fame

[ad_1] Source: Donato Sardella / GettyMary J. Blige cemented her name in the history books with a star on The Hollywood Walk Of Fame today. The legendary singer was surrounded by fans and her celebrity friends. Diddy was on deck to emcee the ceremony and help Mary celebrate her birthday, which happened to fall on the same day of the unveiling.Mary donned a tailored suit and blonde half-up, half-down do to the event while flashing a pearly smile as she accepted the honor. [ad_2] Source link ...

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Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Immigrants From ‘Sh-thole’ Countries

[ad_1] WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump questioned Thursday why the U.S. should permit more immigrants from “shithole countries” after senators discussed revamping rules affecting entrants from Africa and Haiti, according to three people briefed on the conversation. Trump made the remark in the Oval Office as two lawmakers described details to him of a bipartisan compromise among six senators that would extend protections against deportation for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants and strengthen border protections. The senators had hoped Trump would back their accord, ending a months-long, bitter dispute over protecting “Dreamers.” But the White House later rejected their proposed...

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