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Facebook grilled by UK lawmakers making online safety rules

Oct. 28, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers grilled Facebook on Thursday over how it handles online safety as European countries move to rein in the power of social media companies, with the tech giant's head of safety saying the company supports regulation and has no business interest in providing...

Watchdog alleges Greitens broke campaign laws in Senate bid

Oct. 28, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An election watchdog on Thursday filed a federal complaint alleging former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens violated campaign finance laws in his bid for U.S. Senate. Washington-based nonprofit campaign finance watchdog group Campaign Legal Center filed...

'Animalism': Blackhawks scandal raises culture questions

Oct. 28, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — For three weeks in 2010, they did nothing. That's how long it took for the leadership of the Chicago Blackhawks to act on allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player. Three weeks. Three weeks that — more than a decade later —...

AP Sources: Letitia James will run for New York governor

Oct. 27, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Attorney General Letitia James plans to run for governor, according to three people directly familiar with her plans who spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday. James will enter the race as a formidable candidate for the Democratic...

Friedman, Dodgers facing decisions on FAs, Bauer this winter

Oct. 27, 2021 19:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andrew Friedman is headed into an offseason filled with crucial decisions involving the Los Angeles Dodgers’ big-name free agents, a rebuild of the starting rotation and Trevor Bauer’s future with the team. As always, Friedman is guided by the...

Editorial Roundup: Louisiana

Oct. 27, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

The Advocate. October 21, 2021. Editorial: LSU acts quickly in sexual misconduct case in French Studies. But not in Athletics. LSU acted swiftly in removing Adelaide Russo as chair of the Department of French Studies after six women filed a lawsuit...

Blackhawks GM resigns, team fined after sexual assault probe

Oct. 27, 2021 11:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks mishandled allegations that an assistant coach sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup run in 2010, according to an investigation commissioned by the franchise that cast a shadow over the NHL. Stan Bowman,...

UN, US sanction Libyan official over human trafficking

Oct. 27, 2021 05:27 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations Security Council and the United States have imposed sanctions on a Libyan official over the alleged abuse and torture of migrants in a detention center. The Security Council and the U.S. said in separate statements late Tuesday that Osama...

Biden ties Republican in race for Va. governor to Trump

Oct. 27, 2021 00:07 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Joe Biden framed the Virginia governor’s race as a repudiation of his predecessor, tying the Republican candidate to former President Donald Trump as he campaigned for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in what's become a tight and increasingly bitter campaign. ...

Biden ties Republican in race for Va. governor to Trump

Oct. 26, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Joe Biden framed the Virginia governor’s race as a repudiation of his predecessor, tying the Republican candidate to former President Donald Trump as he campaigned Tuesday night for Democrat Terry McAuliffe in what's become a tight and increasingly bitter...