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FILE - This Aug. 21, 2019 file photo shows Orlando Bloom, right, a cast member in the Amazon Prime Video series "Carnival Row," with singer Katy Perry, at the premiere of the series in Los Angeles. Perry has given birth to a baby girl named Daisy Dove Bloom. The pop superstar and her partner, actor Orlando Bloom, got UNICEF to announce the news on its Instagram account. Both Perry and Bloom are goodwill ambassadors for the United Nations agency that helps children. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
August 27, 2020 - 6:21 am
Katy Perry has given birth to a baby girl named Daisy Dove Bloom. The pop superstar and her partner, actor Orlando Bloom, got UNICEF to announce the news on its Instagram account. Both Perry and Bloom are goodwill ambassadors for the United Nations agency that helps children. UNICEF posted a black...
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Jordan Razo steps back as a wave, stirred up by the approach of Hurricane Laura, crashes up and over the seawall Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 in Galveston, Texas. (Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle via AP)
August 27, 2020 - 3:40 am
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HURRICANE LAURA POUNDS GULF COAST The storm roared ashore with 150 mph winds over southwestern Louisiana with whipping rains and pushing a surge of ocean water that could lead to catastrophic...
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Mosque shooting victim Taj Mohammad Kamran reacts as he leaves the Christchurch High Court after the sentencing hearing for Australian Brenton Harrison Tarrant, in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. Tarrant, a white supremacist who killed 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques in March 2019 was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)
August 26, 2020 - 11:38 pm
CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — The white supremacist who slaughtered 51 worshippers at two New Zealand mosques was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, the first time the maximum available sentence has been imposed. Judge Cameron Mander said the crimes committed...
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A group holds rifles as they watch protesters on the street Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Kenosha, Wis. Protests continued following the police shooting of Jacob Blake two days earlier. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 26, 2020 - 10:10 pm
Repeated calls for armed vigilantes to travel to Kenosha, Wisconsin, to protect businesses following the police shooting of Jacob Blake spread across social media in the hours before two people were shot to death and a third was wounded during a third night of unrest in the city. Multiple threads...
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FILE - This Feb. 19, 2014, file photo shows the Facebook app icon on an iPhone in New York. Facebook is pushing back on Apple’s new privacy rules for iOS users — and putting app developers in the middle. The social network said Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020 that anew policy by Apple that requires apps to ask users for permission to collect data on what devices they are using — and let ads follow them around on the internet — could lower the amount of money apps will make advertising through Facebook's audience network. (AP Photo/Karly Domb Sadof, File)
August 26, 2020 - 11:49 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Facebook is pushing back on new Apple privacy rules for its mobile devices — and putting app developers in the middle. Apple will soon require apps to ask users for permission to collect data on what devices they are using and to let ads follow them around on the internet...
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Thai Minister of Digital Economy and Society, Phutthipong Punnakan greets journalists ahead of a press conference to discuss the government's decision to request Facebook to block an account in Bangkok, Thailand, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Facebook bowed to pressure from the Thai government and blocked Facebook account belonging to a group whose members have an open discussion about the Thai monarchy. "Royalist Marketplace," on Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)
August 26, 2020 - 2:21 am
BANGKOK (AP) — A top official in Thailand said Wednesday that his country will step up action against online content that breaks its laws, two days after forcing Facebook to block a group that was posting material critical of the monarchy. Minister of Digital Economy and Society Buddhipongse...
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First lady Melania Trump arrives to speak on the second night of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 25, 2020 - 11:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is expressing sympathy for families affected by COVID-19, an “invisible enemy” she said has challenged America but brought its citizens together. In her prime-time Republican National Convention address on Tuesday night, the first lady said she has “been moved in the...
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First lady Melania Trump speaks on the second day of the Republican National Convention from the Rose Garden of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 25, 2020 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump went there. While others at the Republican National Convention spoke about the coronavirus as a challenge successfully conquered, the first lady on Tuesday night used her address from the Rose Garden to acknowledge the pain of lives lost and families upended by the...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018 file photo, Jerry Falwell Jr., right, answers a student's question, accompanied by his wife, Becki, during a town hall meeting on the opioid crisis at a convocation at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va. On Aug. 7, 2020, Falwell stepped down, at least temporarily, from his role as the president of the school. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
August 25, 2020 - 11:02 am
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Jerry Falwell Jr. said Tuesday that he has resigned as head of evangelical Liberty University because of ongoing controversies about his wife’s sexual involvement with a younger business partner and in the wake of a social media photo that caused an uproar. Falwell’s exit marks...
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In this image taken from video, Pavin Chachavalpongpun, administrator of Facebook page "Royalist Marketplace" group which was recently blocked in Thailand, speaks to the Associated Press during a Zoom interview on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020 from Kyoto, Japan. Facebook has blocked in Thailand the “Royalist Marketplace” group, which has more than a million members and engages in open discussion about the Thai monarchy, an institution that is staunchly protected from criticism by strict laws. (AP Photo)
August 25, 2020 - 4:13 am
BANGKOK (AP) — Facebook has blocked in Thailand a group with more than a million members that engages in open discussion about the Thai monarchy, an institution that is staunchly protected from criticism by strict laws. The Facebook group, “Royalist Marketplace,” was blocked late Monday after the...
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