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Chance the Rapper marries longtime girlfriend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chance the Rapper tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend in a star-studded ceremony. The Chicago-based rapper posted several photos of him and Kirsten Corley on his Instagram and Twitter accounts on Monday. He captioned his photos with him sporting a white tuxedo with black pants and her wearing a strapless […]
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Facebook erases far-right activist’s page, Instagram profile

LONDON (AP) — Facebook has taken down the page and Instagram profile of far-right activist Tommy Robinson after determining he violated policies forbidding hate speech. The social media giant said Tuesday in a statement that Robinson posted material using dehumanizing language and calling for “violence targeted at Muslims.” Facebook says “this is not a decision […]
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‘Empire’ star Terrence Howard shows support for Smollett

CHICAGO (AP) — Actor Terrence Howard, who plays the father of Jussie Smollett’s character on “Empire,” is expressing support on social media for his fellow cast member, who is accused of staging an attack on himself. Howard took to Instagram on Saturday and posted a video of Smollett holding a giggling baby with the message: […]
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Roger Stone apologizes to judge for Instagram post about her

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s longtime confidant Roger Stone has apologized to the judge presiding over his criminal case for an Instagram post featuring a photo of her with what appears to be the crosshairs of a gun. Stone and his lawyers filed a notice Monday night saying Stone recognized “the photograph and comment […]
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Michelle Obama’s Grammy appearance did not impress mom

PHOENIX (AP) — It appears Michelle Obama received a reality check from her mom following her appearance at the Grammys. The former first lady took to Instagram Wednesday to share a text exchange with mom Marian Robinson. Obama had received a standing ovation opening Sunday’s awards show with Alicia Keys, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Lopez and […]
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Cardi B deactivates Instagram account after Grammy criticism

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B has deactivated her Instagram account following social media criticism of her winning a Grammy for best rap album. Some people said the 26-year-old rapper didn’t deserve the Grammy over other nominees. The criticism was amplified by a now-deleted BET tweet that pitted Cardi B against her longtime rival Nicki […]
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Social media’s ‘Plainpotatoess’ charged over viral videos

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Baltimore man who goes by ‘Plaintpotatoess’ on social media is charged with 21 counts of harassment and trespassing in connection with the making of his viral videos. The Baltimore Sun reports 20-year-old Marquel A. Carter was charged Thursday. Carter has amassed hundreds of thousands of followers on Twitter and Instagram, where […]
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Instagram changes rules on self-harm postings after suicide

LONDON (AP) — Instagram has agreed to ban graphic images of self-harm after objections were raised in Britain following the suicide of a teen whose father said the photo-sharing platform had contributed to her decision to take her own life. Instagram chief Adam Mosseri said Thursday evening the platform is making a series of changes […]
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Model-actress Dayanara Torres says she has skin cancer

NEW YORK (AP) — Actress Dayanara Torres says she has skin cancer and is awaiting news on the treatment to follow after having undergone two surgeries. The former Miss Universe said in an Instagram post Monday that doctors have “already removed a big area from the back of my knee & also they have removed […]
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Call for end to social media abuse of Duchesses Meghan, Kate

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s press is urging social media users to tone down inappropriate criticism of Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, and Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge. Palace officials have been seeking help from Instagram to monitor and remove offensive comments. Aides have been spending hours each week moderating comments on the official Palace Instagram […]
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Henson and Badu say comments on R. Kelly misrepresented

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Taraji P. Henson and Erykah Badu want to clear the air. The pair, who star together in the upcoming comedy “What Men Want,” say their comments regarding R. Kelly have been taken totally out of context. The “Empire” actress recently posted an Instagram story where she looked up the hashtag #MuteRKelly […]
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FBI: California man harassed Parkland families via Instagram

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A California man is accused of using Instagram to “harass and intimidate” the families of students killed in a mass shooting at a Florida high school. A criminal complaint filed in federal court says Brandon Fleury of Santa Ana, California, began the taunts Dec. 22 using different accounts which were […]
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George W. Bush treats Secret Service detail to pizza

DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown. A photo posted on Bush’s Instagram and Facebook pages shows him delivering pizzas to the detail. On his posting, Bush said he and wife Laura “are […]
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Company issues lifetime ban after man jumps from cruise ship

MIAMI (AP) — Royal Caribbean International says it’s issued a lifetime ban for a Canadian man who jumped off a cruise ship in the Bahamas. The Sun Sentinel reports that Nick Naydev posted the video on Instagram last week showing him standing on the balcony of the Symphony of the Seas and jumping off. In […]
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Kylie Jenner loses record for most-liked Instagram post

NEW YORK (AP) — Kylie Jenner’s birth announcement is no longer the most-liked post on Instagram. A photo of a simple brown egg has more than 27 million likes, surpassing the 18 million generated last year when Jenner posted a photo of her daughter Stormi. The photo was posted Jan. 4 on the world_record_egg account. […]
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How long can O’Rourke wait as 2020 pace picks up around him?

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — You won’t see Beto O’Rourke announce whether he’s running for president in 2020 for a while. But you may see him do almost anything else in the meantime. “So, I’m here at the dentist,” the former Democrat congressman said with a giggle during a teeth-cleaning seen live on Instagram last week, […]
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Video shows Waffle House workers put food on unconscious man

LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — A video shows two Waffle House employees putting salt, a slice of cheese and ketchup on an unconscious man’s head and now the company says the workers at the Atlanta area location have been fired. News outlets report the video on Instagram also shows the employees playing with the man like […]
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Women’s March protests from around the country

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Photos of the Day: September 21, 2016

Protests in Charlotte, Kashmir and more in Photos of the Day.
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Photos of the Day: Sept. 17, 2016

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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Scenes from Day 1 of the 2016 Republican National Convention

Photos from the first day of the convention in Cleveland on Monday.
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Photos of the Day: May 30, 2016

Explore the news of the day with these images from around the world.
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