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Washington Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Trying to Kidnap Newborn Baby

(TACOMA, Wash.) — A Washington woman has pleaded not guilty to drugging a mother after authorities say she posed as a photographer in a complex plot to kidnap the mother’s newborn baby. Juliette Parker, 38, pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to attempted kidnapping and assault in Pierce County Superior Court, The News Tribune reported. Parker posted $50,000 bail over the weekend and was released. New bail of $150,000 was set Tuesday after prosecutors described her as a flight risk and she was bo...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Washington, Uncategorized, Tacoma, Parker, Colorado Springs Colorado, Tacoma Wash, Spanaway, Overnight, Onetime, Juliette Parker, Juliette Noel, Pierce County Superior Court The News Tribune, Juliette Gaines Parker

George Soros calls for Zuckerberg, Sandberg to step down from Facebook in scathing letter

Facebook continues to run political advertising on its platform, stating that it should not litigate the legitimacy of claims made in campaign ads.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Facebook, Usa, News, Usa Today, George Soros, Zuckerberg Sandberg

In ‘Disappointment’ To Governor, Assault Weapons Ban Stalls In Blue VA Senate

Four Democrats on the Virginia Senate Judiciary Committee joined with Republicans Monday to kill an assault weapons sale ban that had already passed in the House of Delegates and was championed by Gov. Ralph Northam (D). “While the Governor is disappointed in yesterday’s vote, he fully expects the Crime Commission to give this measure the detailed review that Senators called for,” Northam press secretary Alena Yarmosky told TPM. “We will be back next year.” The bill would have prohibited the ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Senate, Virginia, Joe Biden, House, Army, Petersen, Virginia Beach, Senate Judiciary Committee, House of Delegates, Crime Commission, Blue Virginia, Ralph Northam, Northam, Assault Weapons

The Area 51 Festival Alienstock Is Coming Back for More Because the Storm Rages On

Alienstock, the eclectic and unique Area 51-themed music festival held in a tiny Nevada town near the imagination-captivating Air Force base last September, was just the beginning. That’s according to Connie West, the owner of Little A’Le’Inn, the only business in Rachel, Nevada. The inn and restaurant’s website was updated to show that West is planning a second annual alien extravaganza, for Sept. 10-12. As of Tuesday morning, the website doesn’t have any more information beyond the schedu...
Tags: Facebook, News, Uncategorized, West, Viral, Miami, Las Vegas, Nevada, Air Force, Rachel, Roberts, Reno Gazette Journal, Mario Tama Getty, Onetime, Rachel Nevada, Little A Le Inn

Facebook Leans on Local Creators to Grow Watch and Hit New Target Areas

As Facebook leans into sports, non-scripted and select scripted properties, it’s increasingly looking to an army of creators rather than A-list celebrities to tap into all three target areas as they grow businesses on the Watch platform. Facebook’s newly appointed head of entertainment media partnerships for Northern Europe Anna Higgs tells Variety, “The Watch strategy […]
Tags: Facebook, News, Global, Northern Europe, Anna Higgs, LadBaby, Facebook Leans on Local Creators

How to build an artist website

For great self-promotion we all know how important it is to be active on all social site. A website can also be a great central location for your fans to find you online. A website should be two things, clean and intuitive. So what can a website provide that Facebook can’t? While a timeline of your activity can be a good medium for fans keep track of your on goings, a clean all in one area with neatly filed pages for news, events, media, etc. helps fans find exactly what they’re after in s...
Tags: Mobile, Facebook, Music, Design, News, Events, Blog, Social Media, Gallery, Forum, How To, Html, Merch, Clean, About, Develop

The iPhone at the Deathbed

Families are photographing death at home. These photos may feel jarring on Facebook, but the practice itself has a long history.
Tags: Facebook, Photography, News, Social Media, Death and dying, Families and Family Life, Funerals and Memorials, Your-feed-selfcare

Briton tells of mental strain on cruise ship as passengers test positive for coronavirus – video

On Monday, David Abel spoke in a video update on Facebook about the mental strain of being quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan amid the coronavirus crisis. ‘It’s all getting to us now – not just me, other passengers as well. It’s the not-knowing factor that is the real challenge,’ he said. The British passenger, who published video diaries from the Diamond Princess, tested positive for the coronavirus, along with his wife, on TuesdayBritish couple on Diamond Princess test positive for coronavi...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, UK News, Asia Pacific, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus outbreak, David Abel

Facebook experiments with Pinterest-like app for documenting and sharing personal projects

Facebook launched Hobbi, an app that lets users document their projects and hobbies using photos and videos, last week. The app has only been released in the US and some other countries, according to The Information, which first reported this development. It is currently not available in the App Store and Google Play in India. MediaNama has […] ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Pinterest, US, Hobbi, New Product Experimentation, Google Play in India MediaNama

Apple Says Coronavirus Outbreak in China Will Hurt Revenue

Apple doesn’t expect to meet its revenue guidance for the March quarter due to work slowdowns and lower demand due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus in China. The company said that the iPhone, which generates the bulk of Apple’s revenue, is temporarily constrained due to production ramping up more slowly than anticipated. “Work is starting to resume around the country, but we are experiencing a slower return to normal conditions than we had anticipated,” the company said in a statement M...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, News, China, Uncategorized, Bloomberg, Companies, Beijing, Shanghai, Nintendo, Bloomberg News, Netflix Inc, Cupertino California, Gene Munster, Wedbush Securities, U S Apple

Russian Court Orders Woman Back to Coronavirus Quarantine After She Escapes From Hospital

(MOSCOW) — A Russian court on Monday ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days. The ruling underlined the chaotic public health approaches being taken to stop the spread of the new coronavirus from China. Alla llyina was admitted to the hospital in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg on Feb. 6 with a sore throat and was tested for the new virus because she had returned from China f...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, News, North Korea, China, Russia, Uncategorized, Moscow, St Petersburg, Hubei Province, Fontanka, Rospotrebnadzor, Onetime, Mikhail Mishustin, COVID-19, Wild Ilyina

Inside Life on the Crew Decks on Coronavirus-Stricken Diamond Princess Cruise Ship

Three times a day, Gie and her team push a convoy of dining carts through the corridors of the quarantined luxury cruise ship Diamond Princess. Wearing face masks and gloves, they stop at occupied rooms, greeting passengers and delivering meals before moving on to the next deck. The task runs like clockwork — crew members offload appetizers, the main course, drinks and utensils, largely in that order. (Sometimes, there’s dessert.) But lately, something often interrupts their flow: The thank...
Tags: Cruises, Travel, Facebook, Hong Kong, News, Australia, China, India, Uncategorized, Ukraine, Philippines, Cambodia, Portland Oregon, Carnival, U S U K, Overnight

Woman accused of drugging new mom with cupcake, trying to steal baby

Authorities say Juliette Parker, who advertised on Facebook as a baby photographer, and her teenage daughter drugged a new mom in an attempt to snatch her infant.
Tags: Facebook, News, Juliette Parker

Coronavirus: 99 more cases confirmed on cruise ship - live news

People who flout new order in Xiaogan city in central Hubei face detention for 10 days as global death toll reaches 1,775. Follow live news and latest updatesShare your experiences 10.15am GMT A Russian woman who was on board the Diamond Princess cruise liner docked in Yokohama, Japan, has tested positive for coronavirus , the Russian Embassy to Japan said on Monday.Reuters reports the woman will be taken to a hospital and treated, citing a post by the embassy on Facebook. 9.36am GMT Jap...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Japan, Science, China, World news, Australia news, Ap, Asia Pacific, Infectious Diseases, Tokyo, Reuters, Hubei, Yokohama Japan, Yokohama, Russian Embassy

New Wave Of Evacuees From Japan Arrive At Travis AFB

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — The United States chartered plane carrying Americans who were quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan has landed at Travis Air Force Base on Sunday night. The U.S. State Department said 14 passengers on the flight to the US tested positive for the new virus during the evaluation process before takeoff. The Department of State said in a press release that after consultation with the Department of Health and Human Services, a decision was made to allow those 14 individuals to rem...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Texas, News, Cdc, US, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, United States, Fairfield, Smith, Wuhan, U S State Department, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services

Facebook bans pages linked to telecom companies over alleged disinformation against competitors

In one of the first instances of Facebook taking action against a business for disinformation tactics, on February 12, the social media platform banned 10 pages and 13 fake accounts linked to Vietnamese and Myanmarese telecom providers Viettel and Mytel, after accusing the companies of discrediting competitors, and violating Facebook’s policy against coordinated inauthentic behaviour. Facebook […] ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, News, Southeast Asia, Telecom, Disinformation, Viettel

Cab Driver Saves Elderly Woman From Being Scammed Out Of $25K In Roseville

(CNN) — A cab driver in Roseville knew something sounded fishy when his elderly passenger said she needed a ride to the bank to withdraw $25,000. Rajbir Singh picked up a 92-year-old woman in Roseville two weeks ago. When he started chatting with her, Singh said she told him she was about to withdraw the money to settle a debt with the IRS. He pleaded with the woman to reconsider, saying he thought this could be a scam. Singh even detoured to a police station to help convince his passenger not t...
Tags: Facebook, News, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Cnn, Roseville, Irs, Singh, Raj, Cable News Network Inc, Roseville News, WarnerMedia Company, Roseville Police Station, Singh the owner of Roseville Cab, Facebook Singh

Australia: When does use on a website infringe an Australian trade mark registration? - Shelston IP

The MALISHUS trade mark was infringed by using that word in domain names and on Facebook offering clothing for sale.
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2 Bodies Recovered After Avalanche Near Vail, Colorado

(VAIL, Colo.) — Searchers have recovered the bodies of two Colorado men who died after being caught in a weekend avalanche in central Colorado, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center reported Sunday. Three men were riding snowbikes Saturday afternoon when they were caught in the slide about 10 miles (16 kilometers) north of Vail. One man was able to dig himself out and called for help at about 4:45 p.m, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said. The other men were carried into a gully at th...
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New Wave Of Evacuees From Japan Arriving At Travis AFB

FAIRFIELD (CBS13) — The United States chartered plane carrying Americans who were quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan is on its way to California and is expected to arrive at Travis Air Force Base close to 11 p.m. on Sunday night, officials said. The CDC said that all travelers from Japan were screened for the novel coronavirus once they planned on getting off of the Diamond Princess ship and again prior to getting on the plane headed for the US. The CDC also told CBS13 that passengers are bei...
Tags: Facebook, Japan, Texas, News, California, Cdc, US, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, United States, Fairfield, Smith, Wuhan, HHS, Lackland Air Force Base

A One-Woman Business To Give Other Girls Hope

This article was originally published by Niqash. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. It can be hard for young Iraqi graduates to get a job – in Iraq’s oil-dependent, rentier economy, the government still provides most of the employment and as the population grows, there simply are not enough jobs to go around. It’s one of the main reasons for current anti-government protests. One young Baghdad woman, Duha Mustafa Fadel, ...
Tags: Facebook, News, Iraq, India, US, Iraq Business News, Kurdistan, Baghdad, Iraq BusinessNews com Post, NIQASH, Fadel, Diwaniyah, Duha Mustafa Fadel

Suspected DUI Driver Arrested Following Fatal Collision In Modesto

MODESTO (CBS13) — A man suspected of driving under the influence of drugs is behind bars after hitting and killing a pedestrian in Modesto on Saturday night, authorities said. The Modesto Police Department said the fatal collision happened just before 9:30 p.m. in the area of Coffee Road and Ensenada Drive. Investigators said Larry Lindsey, of Riverbank, was driving southbound on Coffee Road when he struck a pedestrian walking in the roadway outside of the crosswalk. Responding officers said the...
Tags: Facebook, News, Local, Syndicated Local, Modesto, Lindsey, Modesto Police Department, Riverbank, Coffee Road, Larry Lindsey, SAO, Modesto PD, Modesto News, Ensenada Drive Investigators, Randy Radeuchel

Shooting in Connecticut Nightclub Kills 1, Wounds 4

A 28-year-old man was killed and four other people were wounded in a shooting in a Hartford, Conn., nightclub, police announced early Sunday. The shooting unfolded at Majestic Lounge in Hartford’s South End neighborhood, police spokesperson Lt. Paul Cicero told the Associated Press. Two of the surviving victims were male and two were female, Cicero said. One male and one female victim were in surgery as of 7:30 a.m. on Sunday morning, and two other victims were stable, police wrote on Twitter. ...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, News, Uncategorized, Connecticut, Associated Press, Hartford, Hartford Conn, Cicero, Franklin Ave, South End, Onetime, Connecticut Nightclub Kills, Majestic Lounge, Paul Cicero, Hartford Police CT

HQ Trivia's ex-host says the company shut down because of a 'lethal cocktail of incompetence, arrogance, short-sightedness & sociopathic delusion'

The beloved ex-host of HQ Trivia tweeted Saturday that the company was shut down due to "incompetence, arrogance, short-sightedness & sociopathic delusion." He also accused the company of leaving its staff "in the lurch after being gaslit and lied to." HQ did not immediately respond to Insider's request for comment. The company's CEO, Rus Yusupov, announced in a company-wide email on Friday that the live gameshow app would shut down, adding that "lead investors are no longer willing to fund th...
Tags: Facebook, US, Trends, Cnn, Don, Colin Kroll, Julie Bort, Scott Rogowsky, Rogowsky, Yusupov, HQ Trivia, Rus Yusupov, Visit Business Insider, DAZN HQ Trivia

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook boss urges tighter regulation

Mark Zuckerberg says social media firms should not decide what counts as legitimate free speech.
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‘Photographer’ Drugged New Mom, Planned to Steal Baby, Cops Say

It began with an offer on Facebook group for the mothers of newborns: An aspiring photographer wanted to take pictures of babies for free to build her portfolio.To the mother of a 5-week-old infant, it sounded like a great deal. But after three sessions with the photographer, her teenage daughter in tow, things allegedly took a terrifying turn.The new mom ate a cupcake offered by the pair and soon began to feel wobbly, numb and drowsy. She feared she had been drugged, told the visitors to leave,...
Tags: Facebook, News, Washington, Colorado Springs, Parker, Colorado Springs Colorado, Gazette, Spanaway, Tacoma News Tribune, KOAA, Pierce County Sheriff 's Department, Juliette Parker, Steal Baby Cops Say, Juliette Noel, Juliette Gains

Due to Mating Snakes, a Florida City Closed Off Part of a Park on the Day Before Valentine’s Day

Love happens when you least expect it, or so the saying goes. This was true for the unsuspecting residents of Lakeland, Fla., who were alarmed to see group of snakes congregating around Lake Hollingsworth. But don’t worry, the city government cautioned on Thursday. The snakes are only there to mate and aren’t venomous. Cue romantic snake music. According to the City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department, the coupled-up snakes are Florida water snakes, which are nonvenomous and usually p...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, News, Uncategorized, Parks and Recreation Department, Lakeland Fla, Florida City, Onetime, Lake Hollingsworth, Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department

Facebook’s Influencers Nod Shows Murky Side of Campaign Ads

Facebook’s green light for political campaigns to pay prominent social media users to spread their messages is highlighting the difficulties around setting rules for the fast-changing world of online political campaigning.
Tags: Facebook, News

Whose job is it to stop the livestreaming of mass murder?

There are calls for change after Facebook twice hosted livestreams of deadly attacks, but eradicating undesirable online content can be fraught When a soldier in Thailand killed 29 people and injured more than 50 others last weekend, his bloody rampage was reportedly broadcast live to Facebook for almost five hours before it was taken down.The attack happened almost a year after the Christchurch shooter livestreamed 72 minutes of his attack on two mosques that left 51 people dead and 50 injured....
Tags: Facebook, Social Networking, Australia news, Thailand, Australian politics, Australian media, Christchurch, Christchurch shooting

Mark Zuckerberg admits Facebook was ‘slow to understand’ election interference

Facebook is taking down more than a million fake accounts a day to counter a massive upsurge in malicious material in the web, Mark Zuckerberg told an international security forum, and disclosed that more than 50 information operations aimed at elections have been uncovered since the 2016 US presidential race.There are continuing investigations into claims that Donald Trump was the Muscovian candidate at the election and a Kremlin campaign, including a disinformation drive, helped put him in the...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, News, US, Kremlin, Donald Trump, Muscovian

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