Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill

One of two: Tuesday's joint hearing to the Senate commerce and judiciary committees was the first of two Congressional appearances for Zuckerberg . Moreover, Facebook banned Aleksandr Kogan, a Cambridge University researcher who leaked the data t... More..

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California Governor Jerry Brown Sending 400 National Guard Troops to Border
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

California Governor Jerry Brown Sending 400 National Guard Troops to Border

A letter sent Wednesday to the Trump administration by Brown said the California troops will focus on combating transnational drug crime, firearms smuggling and human trafficking. Department of Homeland Sec...More..

Strawberries have a dirty secret, according to new report
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Strawberries have a dirty secret, according to new report

EWG's analysis of the tests shows that there are stark differences among various types of produce. In the latest report about pesticide residues , the Environmental Working Group says that 70% of conventiona...More..

President Trump re-evaluating interview with Mueller after Cohen raid
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

President Trump re-evaluating interview with Mueller after Cohen raid

In a statement , Cohen's lawyer said the raids were carried out by the US attorney's office in Manhattan, based on a referral by Mueller. The fraud claims prompted speculation that he may have misled banks o...More..

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says regulation of social media 'inevitable'
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says regulation of social media 'inevitable'

Whether there's overlap between the 126 million users who may have seen content shared by Facebook groups associated with the Internet Research Agency and the 87 million who may have been affected by the Cambr...More..

Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations
by | Thursday, April 12, 2018

Australian woman jailed over faking terminal cancer for donations

One of Dickenson's victims grew suspicious and went to the police after investigating her Facebook page. The court was told one person donated A$10,000 to Dickenson after being discharged from hospital foll...More..

Video Shows Border Patrol Illegally Dumping Man Back Into Mexico
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Video Shows Border Patrol Illegally Dumping Man Back Into Mexico

The U.S. border agent responds, "He looks like it". "Attorneys have seen for years the denigration of legal protections for immigrants at the border when CBP fails to follow proper procedure, including turnin...More..

Define Alzheimer's by brain changes, not symptoms
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Define Alzheimer's by brain changes, not symptoms

The new findings are published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences . In an accompanying editorial, Ara S. Khachaturian, Ph.D., Executive Editor, and the editorial staff of Alzhe...More..

UW research links brain injuries with dementia
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

UW research links brain injuries with dementia

Commenting on the research, University College London neurology professor Jonathan Schott said it provided "perhaps the best evidence yet that traumatic brain injury is a risk factor for dementia". "Our analy...More..

Russia Vetoes US Resolution On Syria In UN Security Council
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Russia Vetoes US Resolution On Syria In UN Security Council

She said the United States "went the extra mile" to get Russian support for the resolution to ensure that a new investigative body would be impartial, independent and professional - provisions she said were not...More..

by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Portsmouth woman reports overdosing stranger in her bathroom

She went on to describe between heartbroken to see her child grow out of his "favourite onesie", while at the same time looking forward to the day he can wear the "too big" shoes she bought because she could im...More..

Man Arrested After Allegedly Seen On Video Punching, Slapping Puppy
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Man Arrested After Allegedly Seen On Video Punching, Slapping Puppy

The man was taken to Silver Cross Hospital for a broken femur and Doss' vehicle was towed. A 34-year-old Echuca woman will face court at a later date via summons for allegation of theft and unlawful assault. ...More..

Seven New 'Harry Potter' Covers Unveiled For 20th Anniversary of 'Sorcerer's Stone'
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Seven New 'Harry Potter' Covers Unveiled For 20th Anniversary of 'Sorcerer's Stone'

Scholastic was the lucky American publisher who scooped up Rowling's best-selling series in 1998, after it had been published by the British publishing company Bloomsbury in 1997. Scholastic's anniversary seri...More..

El Reno clips Mac, 2-1, in pitching duel
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

El Reno clips Mac, 2-1, in pitching duel

Only the top two teams in each area advance to the playoffs, and with Athens having a series win against Muscle Shoals and series loss to Hazel Green, the Golden Eagles' playoff chances will most likely come do...More..

Buhari's Second Term Declaration Timely - Gov. Shettima
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Buhari's Second Term Declaration Timely - Gov. Shettima

He said: "In the past days, I have read news reports and all manner of comments and opinions that have tried to frame the majority decision of NEC as an attempt to primarily secure "tenure elongation" for Oyegu...More..

Man charged with child sex abuse and child porn possession
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Man charged with child sex abuse and child porn possession

Sadler's last known address was the Courthouse Highway home, but the sheriff's office said he has previously lived in Hampton and Newport News. During an investigation into the online receipt and distribution...More..

It's true: Flu season is not over yet
by | Wednesday, April 11, 2018

It's true: Flu season is not over yet

He urges frequent hand washing and staying home if you have flu symptoms. So when will flu season finally end? Groups who are at high risk of contracting the flu virus are children younger than five but esp...More..

The World's First Space Hotel Is Almost Open for Business
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

The World's First Space Hotel Is Almost Open for Business

The space hotel named Aurora Station will be launched in a low-earth orbit at an altitude of 322 km, while the International Space Station is at an altitude of 408 km. If you have ever wanted to experienc...More..

FDA: Essure sterilization device can't be sold without 'unique' warnings to patients
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

FDA: Essure sterilization device can't be sold without 'unique' warnings to patients

FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, MD , said, "Despite previous efforts to alert women to the potential complications of Essure, we know that some patients still aren't receiving this important information". W...More..

Modi in Champaran to flag off development projects
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Modi in Champaran to flag off development projects

A sprawling tent-city, "Swachhagram", has been set up to accommodate "Swachch Bharat Mission" volunteers from other states. Swachhagrahis are the "foot soldiers" and motivators to implement the Community Appr...More..

Florida woman tells police wind blew cocaine into purse
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Florida woman tells police wind blew cocaine into purse

Authorities say they questioned Posey about the drugs. When the police officer searched the 26-year-old's auto they found separate bags inside a purse that was on her lap, one that contained the aforementio...More..

Breast cancer therapy does not cause heart disease
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Breast cancer therapy does not cause heart disease

Now, in one of the largest observational studies on fitness and heart disease , researchers examined data collected from almost a half-million people in the UK Biobank database. It analyzed nearly 500,000 ...More..

Third death linked to synthetic marijuana in IL reported
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Third death linked to synthetic marijuana in IL reported

It noted that there have been numerous instances of severe bleeding in IL, three resulting in deaths. Synthetic cannabinoids known as fake weed or by brand names such as K2 and Spice can't be sold legally in ...More..

Woman goes into labor as officer was about to arrest her
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Woman goes into labor as officer was about to arrest her

In a freaky incident, a 45-year-old woman riding pillion with her son was found dead in Northwest Delhi's Maurya Enclave area on Saturday afternoon. Doctors at the Malegaon Hospital advised the family to take h...More..

SJHL announces new support program for players after Humboldt Broncos bus crash
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

SJHL announces new support program for players after Humboldt Broncos bus crash

The Broncos were heading to a playoff game Friday when their bus collided with a truck at an intersection north of Tisdale. The mood outside of the Pt. "He didn't want to make any changes because they are s...More..

Airtel launches new fibre broadband offer
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Airtel launches new fibre broadband offer

The bundled unlimited calls are limited to 300 minutes (5 hours) per day, and 1000 minutes (roughly 16.5 hours) a week. Airtel's ₹499 prepaid plan competes directly with Jio's ₹498 prepaid plan. To reca...More..

IndiGo does it again: Bengaluru surgeon complains of mosquitoes on plane, offloaded
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

IndiGo does it again: Bengaluru surgeon complains of mosquitoes on plane, offloaded

The Bengaluru-based surgeon, Dr Saurabh Rai , was asked to offload from flight 6E 541 at Lucknow Airport on Monday evening. Fellow passengers claimed that after Dr Rai boarded, he complained to the crew abou...More..

United States deficit to balloon beyond US$1t by 2020, CBO says
by | Tuesday, April 10, 2018

United States deficit to balloon beyond US$1t by 2020, CBO says

It warns that interest rates on government borrowing will spike, with the benchmark 10-year Treasury note, now yielding 2.8 percent, will average a 3.0 percent interest rate this year and 3.7 percent next year....More..

by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

"Not one promise kept": Another Dalit MP writes to Modi

The first half of Budget Session (January 29-February 9) was still productive, while the second half (March 5-April 6) witnessed repeated adjournments in both the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha. "This week's talks h...More..

For Tiger Woods, a good round at this Masters is even par
by | Sunday, April 08, 2018

For Tiger Woods, a good round at this Masters is even par

He's played well since then at Augusta, including top-10 finishes each of the last four years. They're all chasing Reed , and probably need to play the longest holes well to even keep pace. Henrik Stenson i...More..