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United States'Megan Rapinoe, middle, is challenged by Spain's Vicky Losada, left, and her teammate Lucia Garcia during the Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer match between Spain and US at the Stade Auguste-Delaune in Reims, France, Monday, June 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
June 27, 2019 - 11:43 am
PARIS (AP) — Megan Rapinoe apologized Thursday for using coarse language in saying she would not visit the White House if the United States wins the Women's World Cup. She otherwise said she stands by her statement about not going, with the exception of the expletive. Her comments at a previously...
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June 05, 2019 - 2:32 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police will undergo sensitivity training following allegations that some current and former officers posted racist, violent, homophobic and anti-Muslim statements on Facebook. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Public Safety Director Jimmie Edwards said Tuesday that...
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Michael Calhoun
June 04, 2019 - 12:05 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) — Internal affairs is now investigating racist and violent Facebook posts allegedly made by current and former St. Louis City police officers. Many include white supremacist overtones, are anti-Muslim, or express glee at being violent toward protesters. Mayor Lyda Krewson, who...
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Missouri Attorney General Josh Hawley
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Carol Daniel
May 22, 2019 - 5:11 pm
(KMOX) — Missouri's junior U.S. Sen. Republican Josh Hawley says social media companies don't need to be broken up, they need to be eradicated altogether. In an op-ed published today in USA Today , he said, "Social media, including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter have done more harm than good and...
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Side view of a school bus and its the stop signal.
Dreamstime.com
May 21, 2019 - 10:20 am
(KMOX) - Holt High School in the Wentzville School District is on lockdown Tuesday morning, following a social media threat. A spokesperson for the district says a group of students at Holt received a message warning them to avoid the hallways at a specific time and to leave the school. At 11:44 a...
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President Donald Trump
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May 16, 2019 - 11:38 am
By BARBARA ORTUTAY/AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP/KMOX) — On the heels of President Donald Trump's repeated assertions claiming anti-conservative bias by tech companies, the White House has launched an online form asking people to share their experiences if they think political partisanship...
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(Cory Davenport with RiverBender.com)
May 09, 2019 - 4:34 pm
GODFREY, Ill. (KMOX) — The recently elected chairman of the board of trustees for Lewis and Clark Community College has responded to remarks demanding he should resign from his position after sharing Islamophobic, racist and anti-immigrant posts on Facebook. David Heyen assumed his position on the...
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This April 25, 2019, photo shows the thumbs up Like logo on a sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it’s time to break up the social media behemoth. He says in a New York Times opinion piece that CEO Mark Zuckerberg has allowed a relentless focus on growth that crushed competitors “to sacrifice security and civility for clicks.” (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 09, 2019 - 3:14 pm
Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes says it's time to break up the social media behemoth. In a New York Times opinion piece published Thursday, Hughes said CEO Mark Zuckerberg has turned Facebook into an innovation-suffocating monopoly. Hughes called Zuckerberg's power "unprecedented and un-American"...
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(St. Louis Blues, Twitter)
May 06, 2019 - 2:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - "Holy s***. Holy s***." That was the emotional reaction from 11-year-old Jayden Linden of Grande Prairie, Alberta when he found out he was coming down to St. Louis to see Game 7 against the Dallas Stars, Tuesday night. Tuesday he made it to St. Louis and has been getting treated...
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FILE - In this April 1, 2019 file photo, attorney Michael Avenatti arrives at federal court in Santa Ana, Calif. An indictment filed against Avenatti, Wednesday, April 10, alleges he stole millions of dollars from clients, didn’t pay his taxes, committed bank fraud and lied in bankruptcy proceedings. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
April 11, 2019 - 7:01 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors painted a picture of attorney Michael Avenatti on Thursday as a scheming operator who stole millions of dollars from clients, cheated on his taxes, lied to investigators and tried to hide money from debtors in bankruptcy proceedings. A 36-count indictment...
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