Facebook to Step Up Fact-checking in Fight Against Fake News

In a lengthy corporate manifesto posted in February, Mr. Zuckerberg said Facebook "would focus less on banning misinformation, and more on surfacing additional perspectives and information, including that fact checkers dispute an item's accuracy... More..

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USA searching for 3 missing Marines after aircraft mishap off Australia
by | Sunday, August 06, 2017

USA searching for 3 missing Marines after aircraft mishap off Australia

This is a breaking story. Four Bell-Boeing MV-22 Osprey aircraft arrived in Australia at the end of April from the U.S. Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 268. military personnel involved in the incident", she sa...More..

What you can buy during Oklahoma's tax-free weekend
by | Saturday, August 05, 2017

What you can buy during Oklahoma's tax-free weekend

Virtually all school supplies qualify for exemptions, provided they are less than $100. Lou Nagle, manager at the Dollar General store on Lake Avenue in Ashtabula, said they are prepared for an increase in ...More..

Pregnant doctor about to deliver helps delivering a fellow patient's baby
by | Thursday, August 03, 2017

Pregnant doctor about to deliver helps delivering a fellow patient's baby

The other woman was Leah Halliday-Johnson, who was in labour with her umbilical cord wrapped around her baby's neck. Since the on-call doctor was on a break and they needed immediate assistance, Dr Hess jumpe...More..

Kenya votes: Ballot papers for keen presidential polls set - IEBC
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Kenya votes: Ballot papers for keen presidential polls set - IEBC

According to reports , before his death, Musando, one of the few persons with knowledge on the location of IEBC servers, had reported to the police about death threats on him by unknown persons. We welcome the...More..

Sunderland to discipline Darron Gibson after midfielder's explicit rant against team-mates
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Sunderland to discipline Darron Gibson after midfielder's explicit rant against team-mates

The former Manchester United and Everton midfielder, however, also declares he wants to "fight for the club". Gibson was told by fans that the players clearly did not care about the club, and replied in...More..

Reliance Jio effect: Check out Vodafone, Idea and Airtel's competitive plans
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Reliance Jio effect: Check out Vodafone, Idea and Airtel's competitive plans

Jio Phone bookings will start on August 24 for the general public, both online and offline. Jio has begun explaining how you can get your hands on the JioPhone at Rs 0. Even they have come out with some ...More..

Funeral Planned For Fatally Shot Police Officer
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Funeral Planned For Fatally Shot Police Officer

Days after her husband was killed while responding to a traffic accident, Southport Police Lt. Aaron Allan's wife, Stacy Allan , released a statement to the public. He was found guilty and spent 30 days in...More..

US Proposed Cuts in Cigarette Nicotine Levels
by | Wednesday, August 02, 2017

US Proposed Cuts in Cigarette Nicotine Levels

He told the Guardian that gradually eliminating nicotine "runs a serious risk of making things worse as smokers smoke cigarettes harder in order to get the nicotine they need, leading to more exposure...More..

Leader comment: Jury is out on e-cigarettes
by | Sunday, July 30, 2017

Leader comment: Jury is out on e-cigarettes

The data was collected via the The US Current Population Survey-Tobacco Use Supplement (CPS-TUS), which is a tobacco survey distributed together with the the Current Population Survey by the US Census Bureau. T...More..

Wife of Zimbabwe's leader tells Mugabe to name successor
by | Saturday, July 29, 2017

Wife of Zimbabwe's leader tells Mugabe to name successor

Mugabe has previously said he will not name a successor and will let the people and his party to choose the person. Grace, who is ZANU-PF Secretary for Women's Affairs, in a meeting with the women's wing in ...More..

Parents drop request to bring terminally ill British baby home
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Parents drop request to bring terminally ill British baby home

Mr Justice Francis has been hearing their arguments in the High Court and has yet to rule. A High Court judge gave the involved parties until 12pm on Thursday (27 July) to come up with an agreement for Charli...More..

Foxconn will build factory in Wisconsin, White House invitation says
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Foxconn will build factory in Wisconsin, White House invitation says

Walker was able to land the deal with the Taiwanese manufacturing giant thanks in large part to Wisconsin's deep connections with the White House. President Donald Trump , waves as he departs with House Spea...More..

Alleged BTC-E Admin Arrested for Laundering $4 Billion in Bitcoin
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Alleged BTC-E Admin Arrested for Laundering $4 Billion in Bitcoin

Earlier today, Finance Magnates covered the arrest of Mr. Vinnik, who was apprehended on suspicion of running a $ 4 billion money laundering operation related to illicit business activities with Bitcoin ....More..

Yemen: Millions at risk if aid agencies not given better access
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

Yemen: Millions at risk if aid agencies not given better access

The UN agency heads underscored that the delivery of food supplements and medical supplies is ongoing, as is the rebuilding of infrastructure, including hospitals , health centres and the water- sanitation net...More..

I'll Drink To That! Consuming Alcohol May Improve Memory, Study Finds
by | Friday, July 28, 2017

I'll Drink To That! Consuming Alcohol May Improve Memory, Study Finds

Those who consumed alcohol were provided with an average of four units. According to Celia Morgan, Professor at the University of Exeter, the research has further proved that the impact was stronger on the ...More..

Sen. Jack Reed mocks Texas Congressman in moment caught on hot mic
by | Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Sen. Jack Reed mocks Texas Congressman in moment caught on hot mic

Blake Farenthold . Farenthold blamed Collins and "some female senators from the Northeast" for derailing the repeal of Obamacare in the Senate. "I know", Reed replied. On a more serious note, the conv...More..

Suspected Double Murderer On Loose In Southwest Michigan
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Suspected Double Murderer On Loose In Southwest Michigan

Thursday night. The incident was likely sparked by an argument between Patten and the female victim's brother, authorities said. Zachary Patten faces murder and other charges in the death of 29-year-old Sh...More..

Britain's Supreme Court gets first woman president
by | Monday, July 24, 2017

Britain's Supreme Court gets first woman president

Eminent law lord Baroness Hale of Richmond has become the first woman to head the United Kingdom's Supreme Court. According to The Times , Hale was addressing the Society of Legal Scholars' annual confere...More..

Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia
by | Sunday, July 23, 2017

Ford aircraft carrier gets commissioned in Virginia

Reuters The U.S. Defense Department said the Navy will commission its first "Ford-class" aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford , on Saturday at its base in Norfolk, Virginia - three years behind schedule an...More..