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  • Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing , credit and employment ads. For the social network, that’s one major legal problem down, several to go, including government investigations in the U.S. and Europe over its data and privacy practices. As part of that settlement, Facebook says it will overhaul ad targeting for housing, credit and employment ads so they can’t be used to discriminate on the basis of race and […]

  • Tigers RHP Michael Fulmer may need Tommy John surgery

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — Detroit Tigers right-hander Michael Fulmer may need Tommy John surgery. The Tigers said Tuesday on Twitter that surgery to reconstruct the ulnar collateral ligament in the elbow has been recommended following an MRI exam and a second opinion from Dr. James Andrews. Fulmer, who experienced elbow soreness during a recent bullpen session, will seek a third opinion. Detroit manager Ron Gardenhire said after Thursday’s 4-4 tie with Boston that Fulmer was taking “a step back to […]

  • Passengers restrain woman who tried to open plane exit on Detroit flight

    ROMULUS, Mich. (AP) — Officials say fellow passengers restrained a woman after she allegedly tried to open an exit during a flight from Indianapolis to Detroit. Detroit Metropolitan Airport spokeswoman Erica Donerson says the woman may have been suffering from a medical issue. Donerson says the woman was restrained until the plane safely landed about 6:45 p.m. Monday. The woman was taken into custody, but Donerson said a preliminary investigation suggests the woman didn’t have criminal intent. The FBI said […]

  • Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

    NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI was investigating President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney and fixer for nearly a year before agents raided his home and office, documents released Tuesday show. The search warrant, while heavily redacted, offered new details about the federal inquiry of Cohen’s business dealings and the FBI raids of his Manhattan home and office. It shows the federal inquiry into Michael Cohen had been going on since July 2017 — far longer than had previously been […]

  • Foods you should eat to help ease your allergies

    (FOX NEWS) –Allergy season is just around the corner and it turns out there are some foods that might help stop the sniffles. Research shows that a diet rich in omega three fatty acids may reduce asthma symptoms. You can increase your intake by eating fatty fish such as salmon, tuna, and trout at least two servings per week. Berries may also help to tackle the tickle in your throat. Strawberries and blueberries contain a pigment known to combat runny […]

  • ‘Hamilton’ tickets on sale Saturday

    EAST LANSING, Mich. — If you cannot wait until the hit musical “Hamilton” comes to Grand Rapids in 2020, you can get tickets starting this Saturday for the musical coming to East Lansing. The show is playing at the Wharton Center from May 14-June 2, with tickets for sale online starting at about $75 each. Only four tickets can be purchased per household. “Hamilton”  is the story of one of America’s Founding Fathers, Alexander Hamilton, an immigrant from the West […]

  • Video games are now a legitimate high school sport in eight states

    (CNN) — Competitive video game playing, also known as esports, is now a high school varsity sport in eight states. It began with Connecticut, Georgia, Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island in the fall of 2018. A few months later, the National Federation of State High School Associations said Alabama, Mississippi and Texas Charter schools have joined the mix. CNN was recently invited to see to a competition in Georgia between North Atlanta High School and Grady High School, also in […]

  • Domino’s offering half-off pizzas during NCAA Tournament

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Domino’s Pizza is offering half-off pizzas in celebration of the start of March Madness. The Ann Arbor-based pizza chain is giving 50 percent off all menu-priced pizzas ordered online through March 24. The offer is valid through Domino’s website, mobile app, Google Home, Amazon Alexa, Facebook Messenger and voice ordering with Dom. During last season’s tournament, Domino’s made the weight of 22 million basketballs in dough and over 2 million pizzas on the nights of the […]

  • Mattawan lab ends testing on beagles after Humane Society probe

    MATTAWAN, Mich. — A company conducting animal testing at a laboratory in Michigan has announced it is ending the study. An investigation by the U.S. Humane Society found 36 beagles were being force-fed pesticides at Charles River Laboratories in Mattawan. The Humane Society said dogs that survived the testing would be killed at the end of the study. On Monday, Corteva AgriScience announced the study would immediately come to an end and the dogs would find a home. The company […]

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