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The Latest: Mexico president says quake rescues top priority

Sep 20, 2017

Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto says "every minute counts to save lives" of people under the rubble of buildings toppled by yesterday's powerful earthquake

Islamic State backers find ephemeral platform in Instagram

Sep 20, 2017

Islamic State supporters have found an ephemeral platform to share propaganda on Instagram, using the service's "stories" feature that causes posts to disappear in 24 hours, a group of researchers says

Thai authorities detain well-known anti-Muslim Buddhist monk

Sep 20, 2017

Thai authorities have detained a Buddhist monk who has posted online videos that harshly denounce Islam

Slovenia sentences 2 men for murder streamed live

Sep 20, 2017

A court in Slovenia has convicted and sentenced two men to prison terms for fatally beating their friend while streaming it live on Facebook

Spanish media say police arrest 12 people in increasing crackdown on Catalan pro-independence officials

Sep 20, 2017

Spanish media say police arrest 12 people in increasing crackdown on Catalan pro-independence officials

UK leader to press tech companies to block extremists

Sep 20, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May is urging internet companies to block the spread of extremist material, calling on social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to develop technologies that will prevent content from being posted in the first place

The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

Sep 20, 2017

Mexico's civil defense agency says the death toll has risen to 226 from Tuesday's magnitude 7.1 earthquake that knocked down dozens of buildings in Mexico City and nearby states

The Latest: Jose weakens to tropical storm off US East Coast

Sep 20, 2017

Jose has weakened to a tropical storm, but forecasters expect dangerous surf and rip currents will continue along the East Coast of the U.S. for several days

SD lawmaker shares image depicting protesters hit by vehicle

Sep 19, 2017

A Republican South Dakota legislator is coming under fire for a meme she shared on her Facebook page showing protesters being hit by a vehicle

Senate intelligence chairman: Facebook should testify

Sep 19, 2017

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee says Facebook should testify as part of its probe into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, and that the social media giant "seems to have been less than forthcoming" with Congress