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How to Check If Your Facebook Account Got Hacked—and How Badly

AT THE END of last month, Facebook made a bombshell disclosure: As many as 90 million of its users may have had their so-called access tokens—which keep you logged into your account, so you don’t have to sign in every time—stolen by hackers. Friday, the company put the actual number at 30 million. Here’s how […]

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US fires tear gas into Mexico as migrants attempt to cross border into San Diego

U.S. border authorities fired tear gas into Mexico on Monday night when a group of roughly 150 migrants attempted to illegally cross the border into San Diego.

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Mega Millions jackpot grows to $415 million, next drawing set for New Years Day

Happy new year — you’re a millionaire! That’s how some lucky winner is hoping to bring in the new year after the Mega Millions jackpot drawing came and went Friday without anyone claiming the prize. So the next drawing will be Tuesday, on New Year’s Day, with a prize of $415 million.

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The world’s first foldable phone is real

People have been talking about foldable smartphones for years, but it’s finally happening. Chinese company Royole was showing off the FlexPai at CES in Las Vegas, and we got to play with it for a few minutes. It’s hard to say if it’s a phone or a tablet as you can basically use it as […]

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GoRefundMe: 1,400 donors to alleged hoax fundraising campaign made whole

The fundraising website GoFundMe has fully refunded every one of about 14,000 people who donated more than $400,000 to a New Jersey trio now charged with concocting a cruel hoax involving a seemingly selfless homeless man, a gas can and a $20 bill.

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Desperate search for driver who allegedly struck and killed manicurist continues

The manhunt for a woman who allegedly struck and killed a Las Vegas salon owner continued Saturday, a week after police say she skipped out on a $35 manicure and fled during a wild escape. Krystal Whipple, 21, allegedly hit Ngoc Q. Nguyen with a rental car after getting a manicure at the victim’s nail […]

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Cyberattack targets newspapers in US, prevents some from publishing

The Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union-Tribune, Chicago Tribune and Baltimore Sun were among the major newspapers that had printing issues on Saturday. The cyberattack appeared to target newspapers owned by the Tribune Publishing Company.

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Teens identified in New Years Eve accidental shooting, suicide in Georgia

Devin Hodges, 15, died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound on Monday after a gun he was handling in front of a group of boys accidentally went off inside what police described as a “makeshift shed” behind a home in the upscale Atlanta suburb of Lawrenceville, according to the Gwinnett County Police Department. Hodges’ friend, […]

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American being monitored in US after potential exposure to Ebola virus in Congo

An American health care worker providing medical assistance in the Democratic Republic of Congo who recently experienced potential exposure to Ebola has was flown back to the U.S. on Saturday and transported to a special biocontainment unit in Nebraska, according a hospital official, who stressed that the person has yet to display any symptoms of […]

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Paul Whelan made for a convenient target for Russian intelligence: Ex-officials

In the days following American Paul Whelan’s arrest in Moscow on espionage charges, suggestive details began to emerge about his past. A tainted military background. A career in corporate security. Curious communications on a Russian social media platform. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that “unfortunately” he could not comment on the allegations against […]

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Sandy Hook shooting victims families win legal victory against InfoWars, Alex Jones

Six families of victims killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School won a legal victory Friday in their fight against controversial radio and internet personality Alex Jones. A judge in Connecticut has granted the families’ discovery requests, allowing them access to, among other things, Infowars’ internal marketing and financial documents. The judge has scheduled a hearing […]

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Rookie Democrat Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez targeted by fake news

Her interview Sunday on the highly-rated CBS program “60 Minutes” apparently didn’t provide enough content for an internet troll who generated a false narrative featuring a purported nude photo of the self-described “radical,” progressive superstar.

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Woman who allegedly struck, killed manicurist after skipping out on $35 bill arrested

The woman who allegedly hit and killed a manicurist after skipping out on her $35 bill has been arrested, according to police. The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department announced that Krystal Whipple, 21, was arrested in Glendale, Arizona, Friday morning after investigators learned about her whereabouts. Whipple’s mother, Sharon Whipple, and grandmother, Carol Whipple, told […]

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Deputies arrested for incident where 2 women drowned in their van during Florence

The Horry County Sheriff’s deputies, Bishop and Flood, were assigned to transport the two women, both mental health patients, for treatment on Sept. 18 as water levels were rising from the deadly hurricane, SLED said. The deputies were told by another officer that a certain route wouldn’t be passable because of the water, but Flood […]

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Woman dies days after being shot in head by husband, losing unborn child, Lake County officials say

The husband of a woman shot in the head during what authorities describe as a struggle involving a firearm on Dec. 11 in Round Lake faces criminal charges.

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