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Google swaps gun emoji for a water pistol

Following the lead of several other big tech companies, including Apple, Samsung, and Twitter, Google has changed the gun emoji on its platform to a water pistol. According to Emojipedia, the update is rolling out to Android devices now. Apple in 2016 became the first company to swap out its gun emoji for a toy version while Samsung and Twitter ...

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Construction worker fatally shot at job site by man seeking cigarette, police say; suspect still at large

Police released a photo of a person of interest: a black male, about 25 to 30 years old, wearing a dark-colored hoodie with gray pants.  (Kansas City Police) Authorities in Kansas City, Mo., were still searching Wednesday for a man who fatally shot a construction worker who reportedly couldn’t meet the passerby’s request for a cigarette. Police released a photo ...

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Ex-NFL cheerleaders offer to settle disputes for $1 in exchange for meeting with Goodell, report says

A lawyer representing two former NFL cheerleaders who have filed discrimination claims against the league reportedly proposed to settle the disputes for $1 in exchange for a meeting with Commissioner Roger Goodell. Sara Blackwell, the lawyer representing former New Orleans Saints cheerleader Bailey Davis and former Miami Dolphins cheerleader Kristan Ware, sent the proposal to the league Tuesday asking officials ...

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Judge gives Trump administration 90 days to explain move to end DACA

Pro-DREAM Act protesters march in Los Angeles this past January.  (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson) A federal judge condemned President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program as “unlawful,” saying its justification for doing so has been “virtually unexplained.” U.S. District Court Judge John Bates, the third federal judge and the first Republican appointee to rule against Trump ...

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Amazon is building a domestic robot, report says

File photo: Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos laughs as he talks to the media while touring the new Amazon Spheres during the grand opening at Amazon’s Seattle headquarters in Seattle, Washington, U.S., January 29, 2018. (REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson) If a “top-secret” Amazon plan comes to fruition, the online retail giant’s next big thing might be home robots. Citing unnamed sources ...

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