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Another High-Profile Republican Hit With Twitter FlagTwitter slapped a warning label on a tweet from another high-profile Republican on Monday. This time it was Rep. Matt Gaetz, a congressman from Florida whom Politico refers to as "one of President Donald Trump’s fiercest allies." After Trump said the US would declare antifa a terrorist organization , Gaetz tweeted...
Newser8 hours ago
In this May 7, 2018, photo, CCTV cameras are installed over a road in Moscow, Russia. After two coronavirus cases were reported in February, Mayor Sergei Sobyanin authorized facial recognition software to track Chinese nationals in the capital, drawing complaints from human rights groups. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Virus-tracking app angers thousands in Moscow with finesA smartphone app designed to track Moscow's quarantined coronavirus patients was rolled out by city officials in early April, but complaints about it have mushroomed
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Amid Protests, a New No.1 in the App StoreEven the App Store is reflecting what's going on in America right now. On Monday the most popular paid app was 5-0 Radio Police Scanner. That version costs $5. A less robust free version is currently No. 3 among unpaid apps—ahead of the likes of TikTok, Twitter, Facebook, and...
Newser19 hours ago
Tesla and SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk talks with President Donald Trump speaks after viewing the SpaceX flight to the International Space Station, at Kennedy Space Center, Saturday, May 30, 2020, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump claim of saving space program off basePresident Donald Trump is making claims on space that are off course from reality
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Facebook Workers Rebel Over Policy on Trump PostsIn contrast to Twitter's new policy, Facebook has taken a hands-off approach to dealing with President Trump's posts—and it has caused a backlash that some employees say is the biggest challenge to Mark Zuckerberg's leadership in the company's history. With most Facebook employees working from home, some are staging...
Newser19 hours ago
Publishers sue Internet Archive over scanning of booksFour of the country’s biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this image provided by NASA, the SpaceX Dragon crew capsule, with NASA astronauts Doug Hurley and Robert Behnken aboard, docks with the International Space Station Sunday, May 31, 2020. It was the first time a privately built and owned spacecraft carried astronauts to the orbiting lab in its nearly 20 years.   (NASA TV via AP)
SpaceX captures the flag, beating Boeing in cosmic contest The first astronauts launched by SpaceX have captured the flag left behind at the International Space Station nearly a decade ago by the last crew to launch from the U.S. NASA astronaut Doug Hurley showed off the flag Monday, a day after arriving at the orbiting outpost
The Associated Press21 hours ago
In this Oct. 25, 2019 photo Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Paley Center in New York. Facebook employees are using Twitter to register their frustration over Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot. On Monday, June 1, 2020 Facebook employees staged a virtual “walkout” to protest the company's decision not to touch the Trump posts according to a report in the New York Times, which cited anonymous senior employees at Facebook. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
With rare candor, employees protest Facebook's Trump policyFacebook employees are using Twitter to register their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, file photo, Maryland guard Jared Nickens walks on the court in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in College Park, Md. A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a dance move that the ex-teammates popularized. U.S. District Judge Paul Grimm in Maryland ruled FridayMay 29, 2020, that the Copyright Act preempts claims that Jared Nickens and Jaylen Brantley filed in February 2019 against Epic Games Inc., creator of the wildly popular online shooting game.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuitA federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball players accused makers of the “Fortnite” video game of misappropriating a dance move that the ex-teammates popularized
The Associated Press1 day ago
Publishers sue Internet Archive over scanning of booksFour of the country’s biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2019 file photo, an Emirates Airline A-380 leads the "Al Fursan", or the Knights, a UAE Air Force aerobatic display team during the opening day of the Dubai Airshow, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates said Sunday, May 31, 2020, that it fired an undisclosed number of employees as the coronavirus pandemic has halted global aviation. That makes it the latest Mideast airline to shed staff over the outbreak. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili, File)
Long-haul carrier Emirates says it fires staff amid virusDubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates says it fired an undisclosed number of employees as the coronavirus pandemic has halted global aviation
The Associated Press2 days ago
Please, Jack, Pull the Plug on TrumpCalling the president of the United States and Twitter "a match made in hell," Maureen Dowd is calling for Jack Dorsey to "pull the plug on" President Trump's account. "You could answer the existential question of whether @realDonaldTrump even exists if he doesn’t exist on Twitter," she writes in the...
Newser2 days ago
This photo provided by NASA shows the crew of SpaceX entering the International Space Station, Sunday, May 31, 2020.  The Dragon capsule arrived Sunday morning, hours after a historic liftoff from Florida. It's the first time that a privately built and owned spacecraft has delivered a crew to the orbiting lab. (NASA via AP)
SpaceX's historic encore: Astronauts arrive at space stationSpaceX has delivered two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station
The Associated Press2 days ago
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