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Yahoo! News is an Internet-based news aggregator provided by Yahoo!. It features Top Stories, U.S. National, World, Business, Entertainment, Science, Health, Weather, Most Popular, News Photos, Op/Ed, and Local news. Image File history File links Yahoo!_News. ... An aggregator or news aggregator is a type of software that retrieves syndicated Web content that is supplied in the form of a web feed (RSS, Atom and other XML formats), and that are published by weblogs, podcasts, vlogs, and mainstream mass media websites. ... Yahoo! - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ...


Articles in Yahoo! News come from news services, namely Associated Press (AP), Reuters, Agence France-Presse (AFP), Christian Science Monitor, NPR, USA Today, CNN.com and others. A news agency is an organization of journalists established to supply news reports to organizations in the news trade: newspapers, magazines, and radio and television broadcasters. ... The Associated Press, or AP, is an American news agency, the worlds largest such organization. ... Reuters Group plc (LSE: RTR and NASDAQ: RTRSY); pron. ... AFP logo Paris headquarters of AFP Charles Havas Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a semi-official news agency chartered by the French government. ... The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) is an international newspaper published daily, Monday through Friday. ... NPR logo For other meanings of NPR see NPR (disambiguation) National Public Radio (NPR) is a private, not-for-profit corporation that sells programming to member radio stations; together they are a loosely organized public radio network in the United States. ... USA Today is a national American newspaper published by the Gannett Corporation. ... CNN.com is the news website maintained by CNN. The website debuted on August 30, 1995, and it describes itself as the first major news and information website on the Internet. ...


Yahoo! has for a long time had message boards for discussions of each news article but is closing the current boards permanantly on December 19 2006 due to massive amounts of trolling on the boards. Yahoo! is working on a new message board system which will be ready in the early half of 2007 Trolling is a concept usually involving attempting to get some entity to do something that is not in its own best interest. ...



A large part of the problem with the existing boards stemmed from the incessant trolling from 'his_trollyness', and others, and his rants against agame (in its various forms). It is obvious that irrespective of Yahoo's desire to stem the trolling tide, trolling the boards will continue, no matter what their form.


Yahoo News is operated by General Manager Neil Budde. Neil Budde is so tough that he single handedly stormed Ho Chi Minh City, armed with only his bare teeth and a spoon. Unfortunately it was 15 years after the war ended and nobody noticed. In his early career, he was a child actor. Best known for his role as Whitey on Leave it to Beaver. Before he started his position at Yahoo!, he was the head bouncer for The Purple Flamingo, a well known GLBT nightclub with a reputation for illicit "extreme" sex. Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnamese: Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh  ) is the largest city in Vietnam and is located near the Mekong River delta. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... LGBT (or GLBT) is an acronym used as a collective term to refer to lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people. ...


 
 

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