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Facebook is Judging User Credibility and Assigning Secret Reputation Scores

In a hideous reflection of China’s already-prevalent ‘Social Credit’ system – which is a rating assigned to each citizen based on government data regarding their economic and social status – The Washi

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When people kill close relatives: Explaining 'family annihilators'

Chris Watts was arrested in Colorado for allegedly killing his wife and kids.

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Illegal immigrant charged with first-degree murder in Mollie Tibbetts’ death

Shortly after finding the body of Mollie Tibbetts, the Iowa college student who had been missing for more than a month, authorities charged an illegal immigrant with her murder, according to Fox News. Tibbetts went missing on July 18 after going on a jog.

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Facebook, NYU working to make MRI scans 10 times faster

Facebook and the New York University School of Medicine launched a research project using artificial intelligence to improve the speed of MRI scans.

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Breaking: Here’s what President Trump said about the Manafort conviction

President Donald Trump made a statement to reporters after the stunning developments Tuesday in the trial of Paul Manafort and the case against Michael Cohen. “It’s a witch hunt, it’s a disgrace!” “I must tell you that Paul

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Plane carrying 16 people makes emergency landing with blown tires

The plane took off from Teterboro airport in New Jersey around 10:50 a.m.

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Gallup Poll: America’s No. 1 problem is the government

A recent Gallup poll revealed that a plurality of Americans view the government as the No. 1 problem facing the country. Immigration, which was the top concern in July, dropped to second place. Government is really the top problem? Gallup asked Americans

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Michael Cohen pleads guilty to campaign finance violations

President Donald Trump former attorney, Michael Cohen, pleaded guilty to paying off two women in order to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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California city gears up for universal basic income trial — here’s how they’ll pay for it

Despite recent failures of similar programs in other countries, a California city is gearing up for a universal basic income trial program to begin early next year, according to Business Insider. Mayor Michael Tubbs of Stockton, California, where the tria

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Paul Manafort guilty of 8 counts in bank fraud trial

A jury in Virginia found former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort guilty on eight of the 18 counts he faced for bank fraud Tuesday.

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China’s Massive Spending on Clean Energy Delivers Reduction Targets 12 Years Early

Twelve years ahead of schedule, a new report finds that China may already have had its worst year for carbon emissions—a sign that the world’s largest producer of greenhouse gases could be well on its way to meeting the goals put forth by the

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Serial killer says 2 more victims buried in South Carolina

A South Carolina serial killer already serving life in prison for seven slayings has told authorities he has two additional victims

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Store owner held at gunpoint flips the script, grabs own gun, sends crook sprinting from premises

Surveillance video caught a crook aiming a gun sideways at Doyle Stinson and walking the businessman to a back room at his Indianapolis furniture store last month, WXIN-TV reported. “I know you’ve got more money than that because this is

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Toddlers survive days of 'pure hell' in ravine after mom dies in car crash

For two days, a 3-year-old child and his 1-year-old brother sat alone and hungry in the wreckage of a car crash while their mother lay dead.

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Noam Chomsky Slams Israeli Interference in US Politics as Far Greater Than Russian

The renowned American political dissident, MIT linguist, and author Noam Chomsky came out in criticism of the media’s portrayal of what he considers trivial issues – the Russia investigation, U.S. President Donald Trump’s

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WATCH: Suspected 'Golden State Killer,' accused of murders across California, to face trial

Joseph DeAngelo, a 72-year-old former police officer, was arrested this April.

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Breaking: Partial verdict reached in trial of Paul Manafort – guilty on 8 counts

After several days of deliberation, the jury in the trial of Paul Manafort returned their verdict on Tuesday, but only on 8 of the 18 charges against the former Trump campaign manager. The judge in the trial reached an agreement to read the verdicts but a

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Missing Iowa student found dead, family says

The body of missing college student Mollie Tibbetts was found Tuesday, bringing an end to a search that lasted more than a month.

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Michael Cohen reaches plea deal with feds; surrenders to FBI hours before court appearance

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, pled guilty on Tuesday to charges of tax fraud, bank fraud, and campaign finance violation in a New York federal court. He could face 3 to 5 years in jail as part of his plea deal and

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WATCH: Train derailment prompts evacuations in California

At least 15 cars derailed off tracks in the Devore area on Tuesday, which prompted evacuations of surrounding buildings as a precaution.

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Hackers can steal over $1M a minute, study says

Cybercrime costs the global economy more than $1 million in a single minute, a new report shows.

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WATCH: Thief returns air conditioner after owner catches him red-handed

Surveillance video shows the man walking onto the porch of a home in Des Moines, Iowa, where he attempts to steal the air conditioner before the homeowner yells at him to return it.

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Suspected 'Golden State Killer' to face trial in Sacramento

The suspected "Golden State Killer," Joseph DeAngelo, was arrested this April.

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Joseph DeAngelo to face trial in Sacramento, new charges

Joseph DeAngelo, the suspected Golden State Killer accused of slaying 13 people in California, will face trial in Sacramento, prosecutors announced Tuesday.

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WATCH: NYC police search for a mystery gunman who opened fire in high rise luxury apartment

At least two shots were fired, and they appeared to have come from a rooftop, said police, who are watching the building and hoping to find a suspect.

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Hurricane watch issued as Lane nears Hawaiian islands

Meteorologists issued a hurricane watch for portions of Hawaii as Hurricane Lane neared the islands Tuesday, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center said.

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Woman killed by alligator remembered as 'dedicated teacher' by colleagues

Cassandra Cline, 45, was attacked by an alligator Monday.

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U.S. inmates start national prison strike to protest 'modern-day slavery'

A national strike began among U.S. prison inmates Tuesday, aimed at improving living conditions and other privileges like voting rights, an advocacy group said.

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WATCH: Asia Argento responds to sexual assault allegation

Argento responding to a media report that she paid off a young male actor who had accused her of sexual misconduct, "strongly" denying ever having "any sexual relationship" with him.

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Slain pregnant woman's dad breaks down as murder charges read against son-in-law

Shanann Watts' father was overcome with emotion in a Colorado court Tuesday, crying with his head buried in his hands as murder charges were read against his son-in-law.

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