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Facebook to crackdown on hate speech

Social media platform will bad ads that scapegoat minorities, immigrants among other groups

(CNN)— Facebook will ban ads that scapegoat minorities, immigrants, racial or other groups as part of a wider crackdown on hate speech, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The expanded policy will prohibit ads that claim these groups are a threat, Zuckerberg said on a livestream Friday. The new policy will also ban negative ads about immigrants or asylum seekers. “Specifically,…

Coronavirus pandemic could lead to fewer births

New study predicts drop in the number of child births during the global health crisis

(CNN) — One of the effects of the coronavirus could end up being up to half a million fewer births in the u-s than expected. That’s what experts at the Brookings Institution and the March of Dimes are predicting. researchers looked at data from U.S. fertility during the recession of 2007 through 2009 and the 1918 flu pandemic. The group…

NC Teen is attacked by shark during visit to beach

The 16 year old is recovering after the shark bite into his leg and would not let go

(CNN) — A North Carolina teenager is warning others to not let their guard down after surviving a shark attack off the coast. 16 year old Nick Arthur is now recovering after a shark grabbed him and wouldn’t let go. Allison Smith has the details. Categories: National News

‘That 70’s Show’ actor, Danny Masterson accused of raping 3 woman

Masterson was arrested Wednesday morning and released on a more than 3 million dollar bail

Image: Anna Weber/ Getty Images/CNN (CNN) –Actor Danny Masterson, best known for his role on “That ’70s Show,” was charged with three counts of rape, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Wednesday. Masterson was arrested at 11:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday and released shortly before 3 p.m. PT on a $3.3 million bail, according to information available on…

Sen. Tim Scott on removal of Confederate names, monuments

South Carolina Senator gives his thoughts on growing requests to have Confederate monuments removed

(CNN) — South Carolina Senator Tim Scott, who is currently writing the GOP’s Senate proposal for police reform was asked his opinion on removing Confederate names and monuments. Here’s a look at what he had to say about the issue. Categories: Local News, Politics, State

Thousands of mourners pay respect to George Floyd at memorial in Houston

(CNN) – George Floyd’s family is preparing for his private funeral Tuesday. Monday, thousands of mourners paid their respects outside a church in his hometown of Houston. Floyd’s death continues to ignite a nationwide debate about policing. Meanwhile, signs show that activism is turning to action. Watch the video above for the full report. Categories: National News, News

New details in deadly shooting of Ahmaud Arbery case released

the three men accused in the shooting death of Georgia jogger appear in court for preliminary hearing

(CNN) — A preliminary hearing in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery revealed shocking details. A Georgia Bureau of Investigation Agent says one of the men suspected in the killing used a racial epithet at the scene. Martin Savidge reports. Categories: National News