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Farrakhan refers to ‘Satanic Jews’ in Chicago church speech

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan referenced "Satanic Jews" in a speech denying allegations of anti-Semitism, misogyny and homophobia after Facebook banned him from the social media platform.

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones for hate speech

Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban against hate and violence.

George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app

The ex-neighborhood watch volunteer who killed an unarmed black teen in Florida in 2012 has been banned from the dating app Tinder.

UNCW students among alleged victims of ‘sextortion’ scam

UNCW students are among the alleged victims of a "sextortion" scam that targeted young women across the state.

Facebook left millions of passwords readable by employees

Facebook left millions of user passwords readable by its employees for years, the company said Thursday, an acknowledgement it offered after a security researcher posted about the issue online.

Insta-gram: Teen accused of using platform to advertise weed

A North Carolina teen who went by "itslilhotgirl" on Instagram is accused of using the social media platform to sell marijuana.

Court: Online free speech rights trump stalking conviction

A man imprisoned for stalking has had his conviction overturned after North Carolina's Court of Appeals ruled the social media posts underpinning the charges were protected by free speech rights.

Facebook says outages due to ‘server configuration change’

Facebook went down for almost a full day across parts of North America and Europe, but it's still not saying exactly what happened.

Facebook CEO says he’ll double down on privacy

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg laid out a new "privacy-focused" vision for social networking.

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Non-profit groups speak on distribution of hospital sale Endowment funds

On Tuesday, the first of two public listening sessions for the New Hanover Community Endowment was held at the Wilmington Convention Center.

Large multi-use development planned to bring manufacturing & retail space to Wilmington

Exciting news was announced today in Wilmington's 'Soda Pop' district. A new multi-use development is planned for the historic region, promising growth for the long-vacant area.

Netflix and Amazon donate to local non-profit after filming

In Wilmington, Netflix and Amazon made donations to a local non-profit.

Drivers say some traffic lights causing delays on Highway 17 in Leland

Drivers in the Town of Leland are saying some traffic lights are causing headaches.