Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

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Facebook reduces role of human editors in 'trending topics'

08/26/2016 07:52 PM EDT
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is taking new steps to reduce the role of human judgment in its "Trending Topics" feature, which drew controversy earlier this year over claims the service was suppressing conservative views. 
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The Latest: Computer hack exposes millions in Northwest
08/26/2016 03:32 PM EDT - BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The Latest on a computer breach involving Northwest hunting and fishing license sales (all times local): 1:24 p. Full Story

Breach in fishing license system exposes data in Northwest
08/26/2016 06:47 PM EDT - BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A breach in a vendor's system that processes online sales of hunting and fishing licenses in Idaho, Oregon and Washington state exposed several million records containing buyers' personal information, officials said Friday. Full Story

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Kuwaiti government employee arrested over IS online postings
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The Latest: Russian convicted of hacking into US businesses
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