Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg Outlines Projects to Reduce Fake News

November 29, 2016

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg posted a comment to his home page last night that finally addresses the problem of fake news on his social media site. “Normally we wouldn’t share specifics about our work in progress, but given the importance of these issues and the amount of interest in this topic, I want to outline some of the projects we already have underway,” he wrote. The importance of and interest in the…

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Kim Kardashian Is Sleeping by Kanye West’s Side in Hospital, Helping to Feed Him

November 28, 2016

Kim Kardashian is nursing Kanye West back to health. The reality star has been sleeping by her husband’s side and helping to feed him while he’s in the hospital for exhaustion, a source close to the rapper exclusively tells Us Weekly. “Kim has been amazing,” the insider tells Us. “She knew he couldn’t keep going the way he was. She has been by his side through all of this, helping…

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One Dead, Nine Wounded In New Orleans Shooting Rampage

November 27, 2016

New Orleans’ historic Bourbon Street exploded in violence and chaos early Sunday when a shooting rampage left one person dead and nine others injured and sent panicked partygoers racing through the streets of the French Quarter. Several officers already on patrol in the French Quarter after the Bayou Classic, a football showdown between Grambling State University and Southern University, quickly responded when gunshots rang out just before 1:30 a.m. CT, Chief…

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Three Tech Gifts You Should Avoid On Black Friday

November 24, 2016

What you’ll likely end up with is a bad user experience, complete with a laggy interface and a low-resolution screen that will just end up making your eyes tired. Instead, go with name brands like Apple, Samsung or Amazon’s tablets. The 7-inch Amazon Fire tablet is available right now for $49.99 and you can expect it to go lower for Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Apple’s iPad Mini 2 has…

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Strong Earthquake Hits Northeastern Japan

November 22, 2016

Japan lifted tsunami advisories that were issued after a major earthquake struck the northeast of the country early Tuesday, injuring at least 14 people. The magnitude 7.4 earthquake occurred at 5:59 a.m., local time, off the coast of Fukushima prefecture. No deaths or major damage were reported, but transportation was disrupted and residents of low-lying areas were advised to evacuate. The quake was felt in Tokyo, about 150 miles away. The Japan Meteorological Agency said…

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Kanye West cancels 21 remaining tour dates after Trump controversy

November 22, 2016

Kanye West has canceled the rest of his Saint Pablo Tour after two controversial concerts, according to a source familiar with the situation but unauthorized to speak publicly. Tickets for the canceled shows will be fully refunded at the point of sale. The 39-year-old rapper was due to play Fresno, Calif., on Tuesday, with 20 more concerts scheduled through the end of the year in major cities including Orlando, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C.,…

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At Least 115 Dead In Indian Train Derailment

November 21, 2016

At least 115 people were killed when an overnight passenger train rolled off the track in northern India early Sunday, with rescuers working into the night to pull people out of the mangled coaches, police said. The death toll was expected to rise further because rescue workers had yet to gain access to one of the worst-damaged of the 14 coaches that derailed, said Daljeet Chaudhary, a director general of…

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Kanye West Says He Would Have Voted for Trump

November 18, 2016

For anyone that wanted to know, the word is, sadly, officially in: Kanye West is a Donald Trump supporter. In front of a stunned audience at a California concert on Thursday night, West rambled about not participating in this year’s presidential election before explaining that, had he voted, it would have been for the Republican nominee. He then scolded black Americans for “talking about race so much.” His speech was…

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Lobbyists Have No Clue How They’re Going To Work Under A Trump Administration

November 18, 2016

WASHINGTON — To lobbyists, the election of a new president usually means new jobs, new access to the corridors of power — and, by default, more influence for their clients. But President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to “drain the swamp.” His transition team recently purged a number of registered lobbyists and announced a lobbying ban for those who want work in the administration. Virtually no one on K Street —…

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The problem with Donald Trump’s kids

November 17, 2016

Donald Trump may have an ethics problem. That’s the thing about being one of the richest people to serve in the White House. The New York billionaire has business interests all around the globe, and as president, he’ll be in charge of shaping policy on a host of issues that are bound to affect those interests. Trump has said NBD because his children will take over the family business. Ethics…

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