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Anti-Vaccine Activist Shoves California Lawmaker

SACRAMENTO — An anti-vaccine activist has been cited in the assault of a California lawmaker who was pushed on a sidewalk near the Capitol. Kenneth Austin Bennett livestreamed the confrontation on his Facebook. The video appears to show Bennett questioning ...
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Gilroy Festival Gunman Killed Himself, Coroner Says

The gunman in the deadly Gilroy Garlic Festival shooting killed himself, according to a finding by the Santa Clara County coroner's office that contradicts earlier police accounts that officers fired the fatal shot. Santino William Legan, 19, shot and kille...
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US Air Force Warns Against Joke Event to ‘Storm Area 51’

LAS VEGAS — The U.S. Air Force has warned people against participating in an internet joke suggesting a large crowd of people "storm Area 51," the top-secret Cold War test site in the Nevada desert. A prank event on Facebook that's attracted more than 1 mil...
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Facebook to Make Ads for Jobs, Loans, Credit Cards Searchable

BOSTON — Facebook says it will make advertisements for jobs, loans and credit card offers searchable for all U.S. users following a legal settlement designed to eliminate discrimination on its platform. The plan disclosed in an internal report Sunday volunt...