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Sunday, January 31, 2016
Facebook says it's cracking down on online gun sales, announcing Friday a new policy barring private individuals from advertising or selling firearms on the world's largest social network.
Longshoremen set to return to ports in New York, New Jersey
Longshoremen are expected to return to the job at ports in New York and New Jersey after a surprise walkout on Friday put a halt to the unloading of ships at the nation's third-busiest port.
A U.S. appeals court on Friday gave new life to a lawsuit by a group of Holocaust survivors seeking damages from Hungary for its role in the deaths of more than 500,000 Jews during World War II.
Saturday, January 30, 2016
US declares 22 Clinton emails 'top secret'
The Obama administration confirmed for the first time Friday that Hillary Clinton's home server contained closely guarded government secrets, censoring 22 emails that contained material requiring one of the highest levels of classification. The revelation comes three days before the Democratic candidate competes in the Iowa presidential caucuses.
Republican rivals mock Trump, make most of absence
Republican presidential candidates strained to take advantage of a rare opportunity to step out of front-runner Donald Trump's shadow in Thursday night's debate -- a policy-heavy contest that offered a glimpse of what the party contest might have been without the unpredictable businessman.
At age 91, Robert Frank is happy to let others talk about his past.
Friday, January 29, 2016
US economy likely slowed sharply in October-December quarter
The U.S. economy likely slowed significantly in the final three months of 2015 -- and the picture seems to have grown gloomier in the first few weeks of 2016.
Obama honors 4 who protected Jews during Holocaust
U.S. President Barack Obama honored four people on Wednesday for risking their lives to protect Jews, warning that anti-Semitism is on the rise and an attack on any faith is an attack on all faiths.
OAS to send special mission to Haiti amid political crisis
The threat of instability in Haiti prompted the Organization of American States (OAS) on Wednesday to authorize a special mission to help the troubled nation find a way out of a simmering political crisis and set a new date for a runoff election.
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Marvin Minsky, pioneer of artificial intelligence, dies
Marvin Minsky, a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who saw parallels in the functioning of the human brain and computers, died Sunday at age 88.
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