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On Sunday there will likely be two areas where rain is more likely this afternoon in Central Alabama, with the earliest chance in Northwest Alabama and later in areas to the south and east. The risk of flash flooding was only marginal -5 percent- in the Lowcountry as of Monday morning. "Flooding and flash flooding are possible in the southeast United States , including Florida".
  • Facebook will not pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

    Facebook will not pay compensation for Cambridge Analytica case

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    For Facebook, that means explicitly asking users' permission about gathering certain types of data about them and using it for ad targeting. "We didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility". Aside from drilling into their privacy settings, users can tell whether they have already accepted facial recognition if photos uploaded to Facebook automatically tag them.
  • Is this really the plaque for a US soccer hero?

    Is this really the plaque for a US soccer hero?

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    Cristiano Ronaldo's bust at the airport in his hometown was pretty bad but it doesn't even come close to being as awful as what happened to poor Brandi Chastain . To put it more bluntly, the plaque was flat-out ugly, looking nothing like Chastain, bringing to mind Ronaldo's similarly unflattering sculpture .
  • Phoenix ranks second in U.S. in population growth from 2016 to '17

    Phoenix ranks second in U.S. in population growth from 2016 to '17

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    New York City's overall population grew slightly between 2016 and 2017, but 143,000 more people moved out than moved in. Cleveland's population dropped about 2,000 from 2016 to 2017, bringing its total to 385,525. "Our median housing average is a little over $200,000 and our median income is between $80,000 and $90,000", he said, saving many who are moving into the area a big chunk of change.
  • Volunteers needed at Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery

    Volunteers needed at Coastal Bend Veterans Cemetery

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    Hosted by American Legion Post 265. Parking is on a first-come basis, no reserves. Special music will be provided by a Russell High School Band ensemble, Mr. The parade will begin at 2 p.m., forming at the east end of Loganton and marching west, covering most of both West and East Main streets. Darin Troglia will provide the music, and the Marine Corps League Detachment 824 will provide the honor guard and Taps.
  • Saudi Arabia has stepped up arrests of women's rights advocates

    Saudi Arabia has stepped up arrests of women's rights advocates

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    In the kingdom, the warning " will be very clear to anyone who might be tempted to criticise the government ", Ulrichsen said . This new development comes in stark contrast to last November, when Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, adviser to Saudi Arabia's King and governor of Mecca, banned music, DJs, and live bands in all Jeddah restaurants, as was reported then by StepFeed .
  • Thomas Bjorn Announces Ryder Cup Vice Captains

    Thomas Bjorn Announces Ryder Cup Vice Captains

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    The European Captain presented veterans Luke Donald , Lee Westwood , Padraig Harrington and Graeme McDowell as his new supporting team, joining Robert Karlsson who had been announced a year ago. Harrington has been a vice-captain twice, while McDowell, who claimed the winning point in 2010, and Donald will be performing the role for the first time.
  • Comcast in 'advanced stages' of 21st Century Fox bid

    Comcast in 'advanced stages' of 21st Century Fox bid

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    During an earnings call two weeks ago, executive chairman Lachlan Murdoch said the company would not "engage in a lot of speculation around this", though he added that Fox is "committed to our agreement with Disney ". Either Comcast or Disney would gain global stature in the TV sector with Sky, the pan-European broadcaster with operations in Britain, Ireland, Germany, Austria and Spain.