Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police
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Yik Yak social media service can reveal user data to police

WASHINGTON (AP) — Internet users of the Yik Yak social media app popular among college students aren’t nearly as anonymous as they believe: Missouri police within hours arrested a student accused of threatening violence, the latest in a string of such arrests at colleges in recent months involving threats of mass violence posted online using … Continue reading

Rubio’s low-budget campaign looks to ramp up as voting nears
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Rubio’s low-budget campaign looks to ramp up as voting nears

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — For months, Marco Rubio’s campaign team in South Carolina operated out of a staffer’s garage, plotting strategy for the first-in-the-South primary from freshly painted yard sale furniture and tiny classroom desks. The shoestring budget setup was a point of pride for the Republican presidential candidate’s team. Now, with Rubio enjoying a … Continue reading

Police report confirms University of Missouri swastika story
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Police report confirms University of Missouri swastika story

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A report filed by a campus police officer confirms that one of the most disturbing incidents of racial intimidation cited by University of Missouri protesters in recent weeks actually happened. The university system’s president and the Columbia campus chancellor announced their resignations Monday after racial unrest that included protests, a hunger … Continue reading

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Oil boom’s end threatens pain for much of Latin America

  PUERTO GAITAN, Colombia (AP) — Soaring oil prices the past decade transformed this rural backwater into Colombia’s richest city as nearby fields pumped black gold, drawing new businesses, international pop stars and vanity art projects such as the biblical-themed arch that towers over these sweltering grasslands. Now, crashing crude prices have the 45,000 residents … Continue reading