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  1. Detroit Tigers: Pete Kozma served as a band-aid for shortstopRead the original story

    4 min ago | Motor City Bengals

    With the 2018 season coming to a close, we are providing year-end grades to each Detroit Tigers player who donned the Old English D in 2018. The Detroit Tigers completed the first year of what looks to be a multi-year rebuilding process.

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  2. Facebook is Not Your FriendRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | OpEdNews

    Facebook has become The Great Censor, ready to pull the pages of dissenters that seek to "stir up political debate" in ways that threaten the legitimacy of corporate rule. Facebook has declared war on political dissent.

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  3. Facebook - delighted' by war room efforts to fight fake newsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | South China Morning Post

    Pablo Ortellado, a professor of public policy at the University of Sao Paulo who has studied fake news, said Facebook has made good strides Even if it's not a full solution, the war room is symbolic of Facebook's work to assuage public concern about fake accounts and misinformation on its site As polls closed in Brazil on October 7, Facebook Inc. data scientists, engineers and policy experts gathered in a new space in the company's Menlo Park, California, headquarters called the War Room. As they monitored trends on the company's sites - like articles that were going viral and spikes in political-ad spending - they noticed a suspicious surge in user reports of hate speech.

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  4. Councilor Boddie Censured By Full CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | KBND-AM Bend

    Bend City Councilor Nathan Boddie has been officially sanctioned by his peers. Councilor Barb Campbell read a statement at Wednesday night's meeting saying Boddie's recent conduct on social media violates several Council rules, including maintaining the highest standard of ethical conduct.

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  5. Facebook's Election - War Room' Takes Aim At Fake InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | WMAL-AM Washington

    In an otherwise innocuous part of Facebook's expansive Silicon Valley campus, a locked door bears a taped-on sign that reads "War Room." Behind the door lies a nerve center the social network has set up to combat fake accounts and bogus news stories ahead of upcoming elections.

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  6. Vancouver's Clark College to close in response to Patriot Prayer rally on campusRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | The Oregonian

    Clark College in Vancouver will close Monday in response to a planned campus demonstration by right-wing group Patriot Prayer, the school's president announced Thursday. Citing past violence associated with the group and concerns from the school community, President Bob Knight in a letter encouraged students, staff and faculty to avoid the campus for the day if possible.

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  7. Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Brunswick News

    The president of Australia's top lawyers' group has told a parliamentary inquiry that proposed cybersecurity laws to force global technology companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages sent by extremists and other criminals would significantly limit individuals' privacy and freedom. A parliamentary committee on Friday began examining a bill introduced into the Parliament last year that would give security agencies new powers to demand that tech companies help them decrypt data.

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  8. Deaf Rave allows people who can't hear to go out clubbingRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | Metro

    Now in its 15th year, the event has allowed deaf people to enjoy a night out, meet other people, and experience music in a way that mainstream nightclubs don't allow. Able-bodied people as well as those hard of hearing can attend, which means a typical deaf rave involves up to 900 guests.

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  9. 0xcert (ZXC) Tops 1-Day Volume of $156,727.00Read the original story

    29 min ago | IntersportsWire

    0xcert has a market cap of $610,291.00 and approximately $156,727.00 worth of 0xcert was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours. Over the last seven days, 0xcert has traded down 1.2% against the US dollar.

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  10. Apollo Currency Market Cap Hits $20.22 MillionRead the original story

    32 min ago | IntersportsWire

    Apollo Currency traded 0.7% higher against the U.S. dollar during the 1 day period ending at 19:00 PM ET on October 18th. Over the last seven days, Apollo Currency has traded 0.4% higher against the U.S. dollar.

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  11. Obsidian (ODN) Market Cap Tops $103,357.00Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | IntersportsWire

    Obsidian traded down 7.9% against the U.S. dollar during the 1-day period ending at 19:00 PM ET on October 18th. One Obsidian coin can currently be bought for approximately $0.0041 or 0.00000064 BTC on major cryptocurrency exchanges including Cryptopia and HitBTC.

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  12. How Facebook's Chaotic Push Into Video Cost Hundreds of Journalists Their JobsRead the original story w/Photo

    37 min ago | The Atlantic

    Facebook egregiously overstated the success of videos posted to its social network for years, exaggerating the time spent watching them by as much as 900 percent, a new legal filing claims. Citing 80,000 pages of internal Facebook documents, aggrieved advertisers further allege that the company knew about the problem for at least a year and did nothing.

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  13. DMarket Market Capitalization Reaches $16.55 MillionRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | IntersportsWire

    DMarket traded up 7.5% against the dollar during the 24 hour period ending at 20:00 PM Eastern on October 18th. Over the last seven days, DMarket has traded up 31.3% against the dollar.

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  14. 'You got this Jack'Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Woodstock Sentinel Review

    Jack Guiler, 16, and his mother Wendy Hebert were raising funds Wednesday at the McDonald's in Ingersoll, on 'McJack Day.' A portion of sales from Chicken McNuggets on Wednesday went to Guiler's family in support of his battle with cancer.

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  15. Cops hunt 'cowardly and despicable' suspect who 'punched man with...Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Daily Mail

    Pompeo forced to deny that he heard audio of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder while meeting with Turkish officials after source claims he heard harrowing tape 'You're a 'f**king retard': Cops hunt 'cowardly and despicable' suspect who 'punched man with Autism several times because he wouldn't move fast enough in line at In-N-Out' A 39-year-old man with special needs was assaulted outside In-N-Out Burger in Orange County, California September 17 Victim named Chad filmed the incident on his mobile phone and asked the suspect why he called him a 'retard' Law enforcement is looking for a suspect in an assault on a man with special needs outside an In-N-Out Burger restaurant in Orange County, California last month.

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  16. Ann Cannon Arts & LivingRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Dear Tribune Readers a You know how I occasionally like to make book recommendations? Well, October seems like the perfect month to talk about "horror" as a genre - which, btw, I never read, unless you count the daily news. So I asked my friend Claire Margetts, bookseller and horror aficionado extraordinaire, to a) explain why she loves herself some horror and b) to make a few recommendations for you.

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  17. Renren (RENN) Sees Unusually-High Trading VolumeRead the original story w/Photo

    55 min ago | IntersportsWire

    Shares of Renren Inc saw unusually-high trading volume on Thursday . Approximately 782,466 shares changed hands during mid-day trading, a decline of 24% from the previous session's volume of 1,036,021 shares.The stock last traded at $1.67 and had previously closed at $1.54.

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  18. Bureau of Services for Blind Persons Achievement Honor Roll Awards to ...Read the original story

    1 hr ago | State of Michigan

    October 18, 2018 Media representatives are invited to attend the Bureau of Services for Blind Persons annual Achievement Honor Roll Awards presentation to: community partners recognized for their collaboration with the BSBP in increasing opportunities for people who are blind or visually impaired to achieve independence and/or employment; and The invitation-only event will be held Friday, October 19, from 12:30 2:00 p.m. in the Anderson House Office Building, Mackinac Room, 5th floor. Media members are requested to attend between 1:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. to do interviews with award winners and the BSBP director, and to film footage of the ceremony.

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  19. SCCR honoured as not-for-profit of the yearRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Morden Times

    South Central Cancer Resource will accept the award for Not-for-Profit of the Year from the Morden & District Chamber of Commerce on Nov. 1. The award was announced earlier this month, and board president June Letkeman said they were surprised and thankful to be honoured. "We don't know who nominated us," she said.

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  20. Wisconsin sheriff asks for 100 volunteers to help search for missing teen Jayme ClossRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    A Wisconsin sheriff asked for 100 volunteers to help with the search for a 13-year-old girl who has been missing since early Monday morning. Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald requested the public's assistance "in conducting a routine search for articles of evidentiary value" that may be related to the disappearance of Jayme Closs.

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