Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

The Times of India | 2018-01-20

Facebook has announced that it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network. The change comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed -- along with Google and Twitter --...

Chinese national sentenced to prison for stealing software code

This is Money | 2018-01-19

Xu Jiaqiang, a Chinese national sentenced to five years for economic espionage, has previously been identified as a former IBM employee in China A Chinese national was sentenced to five years in prison on economic espionage charges in connection with the theft of proprietary software code from a US...

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French president warns: UK can't maintain full access to EU

Hastings Tribune | 2018-01-20

LONDON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain again that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's single market if it doesn't...

How major US stock indexes fared on Friday

Reflector | 2018-01-19

Stocks closed higher Friday, driving several of the major indexes to record highs. Retailers, banks and consumer goods companies accounted for much of the latest gains, which reversed modest losses...

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Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Hindustan Times | 2018-01-19

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type...

New study finds prebiotics in infant formula can boost memory

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-01-19

Washington: Adding prebiotics to infantformula can help enhance memory and exploratory behaviour in babies, scientists have found. New mothers are always encouraged to offer breast milk to newborns. Among other things, breast milk contains natural sources of prebiotics: small, indigestible fibre...

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Small town students tackle big ideas

Monterey Herald | 2018-01-19

PACIFIC GROVE >> North Korea's weapon program grew so much in 2017 that a bomb tested in September is believed to be a "real hydrogen bomb," according to a story in The Washington Post. At the rate that it's going, North Korea could test a missile loaded with a live nuclear weapon this year. ......

Students in Snapchat video chant racist lyrics from song that celebrates MLK's death

The Arizona Republic | 2018-01-18

A video circulating on social media that shows several Santan Junior High School students chanting racist lyrics has raised parents&apos concerns. ......

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Tennis-Kerber thrashes Sharapova to reach fourth round

This is Money | 2018-01-20

By Martyn Herman MELBOURNE, Jan 20 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova's hopes of a title-winning return to the Australian Open were unceremoniously crushed by Angelique Kerber as the battle of the former champions ended 6-1 6-3 in the German's favour on Saturday. The Rod Laver Arena evening clash between...

Wage demands forced City out of Sanchez race: Pep Guardiola

The Times of India | 2018-01-20

MANCHESTER: Pep Guardiola has suggested Manchester City gave up on trying to sign Alexis Sanchez because of the player's high wage demands. Sanchez looked set to leave Arsenal for the Etihad Stadium until Premier League leaders City ended their pursuit on Monday, leaving the way clear for...

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Thai police arrest Asian wildlife trafficking 'kingpin'

RTE | 2018-01-20

Thai police have arrested an alleged kingpin in Asia's illegal trade in endangered species, dealing a blow to a family-run syndicate that smuggles elephant...

Gaza Family Kills Member Accused Of Being Informant For Israeli Airstrikes

WorldNews.com | 2018-01-19

Palestininan sources said a family in Gaza has killed one of its own members for allegedly passing on information to Israel that led to the deaths of three...

Prosecutors Say They Will Retry New Jersey Senator

WorldNews.com | 2018-01-19

Sen. Bob Menendez might spend 2018 asking voters to re-elect him and jurors to acquit him, The Associated Press reports. Federal prosecutors told a federal...

Suspected Arizona Serial Killer Was Once An Aspiring Rapper

WorldNews.com | 2018-01-19

Before he became a suspected serial killer, Cleophus Cooksey was trying to break out as a rapper, CNN reports. Two years ago, Cooksey, who has been linked to...

Open Minds Worldwide

The Washington Post | 2018-01-20

Alternate realities: Trump illustrated from the right

Two illustrators, one liberal and one conservative, offer takes on Trump’s first year ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-20

Alternate realities: From the left

Two illustrators, one liberal and one conservative, offer takes on Trump’s first year ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-20

I wasn’t a Trump supporter. I am now.

I thought he would govern as a progressive, but boy was I wrong. ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-20

Who’s worthy of immigrating here? We may never decide.

A debate as old as the country itself, and, still, we keep pushing that rock up the hill. ......