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This Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016, photo shows a Twitter sign outside of the company's headquarters in San Francisco. Twitter will be enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content such as hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles, the company announced Monday, Dec. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
December 18, 2017 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter has begun enforcing stricter policies on violent and abusive content like hateful images or symbols, including those attached to user profiles. The new guidelines, which were first announced one month ago, were put into place Monday. Monitors at the company will weigh...
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FILE - A Dec. 19, 2007 file photo shows some of the 2,000 slot machines on the 75,000-square-foot casino floor are in place at the Pinnacle Entertainment's Lumiere Place casino, in St. Louis. It was announced Monday, Dec. 18, 2017 that Pinnacle Entertainment is being snapped up by Penn National in a deal worth about $2.8 billion as the gaming industry seeks to diversify and cut costs at the same time. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
December 18, 2017 - 9:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pinnacle Entertainment is being snapped up by Penn National in a deal worth about $2.8 billion as the gaming industry seeks to diversify and cut costs at the same time. Penn National Gaming Inc. is spending $20 in cash for each share, and Pinnacle shareholders will also get 0.42...
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December 18, 2017 - 9:40 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A planned gas pipeline to link Russia with Germany that bypasses Ukraine and Poland threatens central Europe's security, Poland's new prime minister said Monday. The so-called Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be the second to carry Russian gas directly to Germany and Western...
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A man takes part in a flash mob in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Protesters braved low temperatures and rain covering their mouths and eyes with black ribbons during a flash mob outside the government headquarters against planned modifications to Romanian justice legislation that critics say would render it less effective in punishing high-level corruption. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
December 18, 2017 - 8:46 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Hundreds of Romanian judges and prosecutors staged protests around the country on Monday over planned modifications to the legal system they say will hamper prosecutions. The demonstrations were held outside courts in cities including the capital, Bucharest, Cluj, Galati,...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
December 18, 2017 - 8:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tavis Smiley says PBS made a big mistake by suspending him from his talk show. He tells ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday he's never coerced anyone into a relationship but has had consensual relationships in the workplace. He says that wasn't against his company's policies. He...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2016 file photo, Tavis Smiley appears at the 33rd annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it has suspended distribution of Smiley’s talk show after an independent investigation uncovered “multiple, credible allegations” of misconduct by its host. (Photo by Rich Fury/Invision/AP, File)
December 18, 2017 - 8:39 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tavis Smiley says PBS made a big mistake by suspending him from his talk show. He tells ABC's "Good Morning America" Monday he's never coerced anyone into a relationship but has had consensual relationships in the workplace. He says that wasn't against his company's policies. He...
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FILE - In this June 19, 2010 photo, people walk along inside the new building at the Campbell Soup Co. headquarters, in Camden, N.J. Campbell Soup will spend $4.87 billion in cash for Snyder’s-Lance, digging into an snack market that has grown increasingly competitive. Charlotte, North Carolina-based Snyder’s-Lance makes pretzels, chips and other snacks via popular brands including Snyder’s of Hanover, Kettle Brand and Pop Secret. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
December 18, 2017 - 8:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Campbell Soup will spend $4.87 billion in cash for Snyder's-Lance, gorging on a snack market that has grown increasingly competitive. The soup maker said Monday that the acquisition will allow it to expand its distribution channels in the crowded field. Campbell Soup Co., based in...
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December 18, 2017 - 8:13 am
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki says a planned gas pipeline to link Russia with Germany that bypasses Poland threatens central Europe's security. The so-called Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline would be the second to carry Russian gas directly to Germany and Western...
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December 18, 2017 - 8:10 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was meeting Monday with senior ministers to begin thrashing out Britain's plans for its long-term relationship with the European Union after Brexit. May was meeting with her Brexit "war cabinet" to formally discuss what trade deal Britain wants with...
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FILE - This Dec. 8, 2017, file photo shows the Chicago Board Options Exchange website announcing that bitcoin futures will start trading on the Cboe on Sunday evening Dec. 10. The CME Group, another security based on the price of bitcoin, the digital currency that has soared in value and volatility this year, began trading on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on Sunday, Dec. 17. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
December 18, 2017 - 8:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A new security based on the price of the digital currency bitcoin was trading slightly higher Monday after its debut on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, a week after another such security launched on a rival exchange. The CME Group, which owns the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, opened...
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