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Facebook donates more money to Republicans than Democrats

Facebook employees gave more money to Republicans than Democrats. (Source: CNN) Facebook employees gave more money to Republicans than Democrats. (Source: CNN)
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    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:13:38 GMT
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    Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. (Source: Twitter)Twitter says the move is to provide users with "authentic information" and prevent spoofed and fake accounts from fooling users. The labels will include what office a person is running for and where. (Source: Twitter)

    Twitter says it's adding special labels to tweets from some U.S. political candidates ahead of this year's midterm elections.

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  • France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:22:59 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...

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    The meeting comes after Zuckerberg faced tough questions Tuesday from European Union lawmakers, during which he apologized for the way the social network has been used to produce fake news and interfere in elections.

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  • California high court to rule on social media access

    California high court to rule on social media access

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:52:08 GMT
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    (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this June 11, 2014, file photo, a man walks past a mural in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must tur...(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File). FILE - In this June 11, 2014, file photo, a man walks past a mural in an office on the Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif. The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must tur...

    The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content to criminal defendants preparing for trial.

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    The California Supreme Court will decide whether Facebook and other social media companies must turn over user content to criminal defendants preparing for trial.

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(CNN) - Facebook's political action committee has given more money to Republicans than Democrats, according to a CNN-Money review of federal records.

It showed the corporate PAC gave $140,000 to Republicans and $127,000 to Democrats through the end of last month.

But it turns out Facebook employees heavily favor Democrats.

According to the Center for Responsive Politics, Facebook workers gave Democrats more than double what they donated to Republicans.

Facebook's chief operating officer alone has given more than $30,000 to the Democratic National Committee, and $5,000 to President Obama.

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    The organization predicted 10 to 16 tropical systems, with five to nine becoming hurricanes. One to four of those hurricanes is predicted to develop into major hurricanes of Category 3 strength or above. 

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  • Hattiesburg theater group performs in New York

    Hattiesburg theater group performs in New York

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:10:38 GMT
    The cast of "Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories" performed a song for Mississippi native Robin Roberts on the Good Morning America after show Monday and will appear on a live segment of the show on Thursday. (Photo source: Jana Paige Haynes)The cast of "Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories" performed a song for Mississippi native Robin Roberts on the Good Morning America after show Monday and will appear on a live segment of the show on Thursday. (Photo source: Jana Paige Haynes)

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    A Hattiesburg theater group is in New York this week to perform their independent musical at the National Black Theater.  The cast of "Selma The Musical: The Untold Stories" performed a song for Mississippi native Robin Roberts on the Good Morning America after show Monday and will appear on a segment of the show on Thursday.  Robin Roberts Writer, producer and director Jana Paige Haynes said the experience in New York has been amaz...

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  • FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:43:09 GMT
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    The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

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