• Facebook security chief is reportedly leaving over misinformation dispute
Facebook security chief is reportedly leaving over misinformation dispute

Lawmakers have criticized Facebook and other tech giants for allegedly not doing enough to fight Russian influence in the 2016 election. Facebook's global policy vice president Joel Kaplan said in February that the company had been working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security and the special counsel ...

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  • Princeton University Buildings Evacuated After Armed Man Surrounded Inside Restaurant
Princeton University Buildings Evacuated After Armed Man Surrounded Inside Restaurant

Princeton police keep people away from the Panera Bread on Nassau Street as they negotiate with an armed man in the eatery. A gunman who took refuge in a Panera Bread restaurant near the campus of Princeton University is dead in an apparent police-involved shooting, authorities say.

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  • Putin leads with over 76 percent of votes
Putin leads with over 76 percent of votes

In the 2000 presidential race, he gained 53 percent of votes; 71.31 in 2004, and 63.6 percent in 2012. "What, am I going to sit here until I am 100 years old? No". Authorities used both the carrot and the stick to boost engagement in the polls. In Moscow , first-time voters were being given free tickets for pop concerts and health authorities ...

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  • Self-driving auto kills pedestrian
Self-driving auto kills pedestrian

Herzberg later died from her injuries in a hospital, police said . Yesterday, we learned that Uber was halting all of its self-driving tests after one of the company's self-driving cars struck a pedestrian in Tempe, AZ, on Sunday. The Volvo XC90 crossover test vehicle was fitted with Uber-developed autonomous software and hardware create...

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  • Cronyism Allegations Chip Away at Support for Japan's Abe
Cronyism Allegations Chip Away at Support for Japan's Abe

The papers were scrubbed of all mention of Mr Abe and his wife, as well as lawmakers from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). Abe had told a House of Representatives Budget Committee meeting on February 17, 2017 that he would resign as prime minister and as a legislator if either he or his wife were involved in the land sale.

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  • 'Saturday Night Takeaway' Cancelled As Ant McPartlin Goes Back Into Rehab
'Saturday Night Takeaway' Cancelled As Ant McPartlin Goes Back Into Rehab

Witness Jake Spencer said the Geordie TV star had rowed with officers as they tried to put him in a police auto after he failed a breath test at the crash scene. She was trying to get him to calm down. The collision comes after a tumultuous few months for the I'm A Celeb star, who booked himself into a rehab clinic past year after becoming hook...

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  • UMBC's Cinderella Run Ends With Loss To Kansas State
UMBC's Cinderella Run Ends With Loss To Kansas State

UMBC took advantage of their first possession but missed a jumper early. The public is backing UMBC tonight. Aside from the Cavaliers totally humiliating the ACC and busting as many brackets as possible, it also knocked down one of the biggest walls in all of sports - with some even going as far as calling it the biggest upset in the histo...

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  • Jim Carrey slammed online for alleged Sarah Sanders caricature
Jim Carrey slammed online for alleged Sarah Sanders caricature

Some of his most recent works, like an abstract and vibrant painting of Jesus, have been praised by art critics, but Carrey's more political art hasn't been as revered. The tweet quickly went viral as Twitter users began to speculate whether the portrait was indeed of Sanders , criticizing Carrey for "mocking" Christianity.

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  • United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident in a week
United Airlines flight diverted after third pet incident in a week

She confirmed that the human passengers were provided compensation for the inconvenience, but would not say how many there were. The already under fire airline has had its third animal-related mistake in just four days after a dog was put on the wrong plane on Thursday - forcing it to divert.

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  • India growth story credible; GDP to grow at 7.3% in FY19
India growth story credible; GDP to grow at 7.3% in FY19

The World Bank forecasts India's economic growth will accelerate to 7.3% in 2018-19, from 6.7% in the current financial year, before gathering momentum to a 7.5% pace in 2019-20. "Current public spending is much less effective than it could be, suggesting an emphasis on outcomes and efficiency is warranted rather than simply spending more money on ...

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  • United flight diverted because it accidentally had a dog onboard
United flight diverted because it accidentally had a dog onboard

United flight 3996 from Newark to St. Louis was diverted to Akron, Ohio to drop off the pet. United Airlines is having a ruff time. On Monday, a French bulldog died on a Houston-to-New York flight after a United flight attendant told its owners to put the dog, in its carrier, in an overhead bin .

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  • Federer wins at Indian Wells, sets up rematch with Chung
Federer wins at Indian Wells, sets up rematch with Chung

The 26-year-old Halep improved to 18-1 on the season and is looking to win her second WTA Tour title of the year. Simona Halep battled hard to reach the semifinals of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells on Wednesday . Kerber, bidding to reach her third semifinal in Indian Wells after 2012 (l. eventual champion Azarenka) and 2013 (l. eventual ...

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  • Miami bridge collapse: Engineer reported cracks in voicemail
Miami bridge collapse: Engineer reported cracks in voicemail

As crews began removing bodies from beneath a collapsed pedestrian bridge Saturday, a victim's uncle raged against what he called the "complete incompetence" and "colossal failure" that allowed people to drive beneath the unfinished concrete span.

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  • Venezuela turmoil could push oil market into deficit: IEA
Venezuela turmoil could push oil market into deficit: IEA

Crude oil prices remain stable supported by the healthy market demand, despite a continuing increase in USA production and reserves. An expected, aggressive turn in U.S. It's not clear how this will inform OPEC's decision-making; USA shale is still surging, keeping a lid on oil prices, regardless of the metric OPEC wants to use.

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  • USA tech giant picks UAE for first Middle East data hubs
USA tech giant picks UAE for first Middle East data hubs

The new Swiss regions will be in Geneva and Zurich cantons, with services available by 2019. The company is building its first cloud region in the Middle East which will be located in Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates . On top of all this news, Microsoft announced that its French datacenter regions are now generally available for u...

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  • Walmart plans online order expansion to fight off Amazon Fresh
Walmart plans online order expansion to fight off Amazon Fresh

The $9.95 delivery fee could "probably" be reduced if the service becomes more efficient, USA stores Chief Executive Officer Greg Foran said at an investor conference Wednesday. The company added that it was gaining more new customers who might otherwise not have had any access to a Walmart previously. It also allows Walmart to compete with Ama...

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  • Google took down 3.2bn bad ads in 2017
Google took down 3.2bn bad ads in 2017

As per reports , while Google has not explained in details the exact reason behind the ban , but the new policy comes at a time, when regulators in United States have been keeping a hawk's eye on cryptocurrency projects that claim unrealistic investment opportunities.

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  • Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent in Milwaukee advances toward Beard Award
Chef Justin Carlisle of Ardent in Milwaukee advances toward Beard Award

Two-thirds of the New York City chefs named finalists in the James Beard Awards are women, according to a list released Wednesday. Pondicheri chef-owner Anita Jaisinghani had also been named a semifinalist. You can find the full list of finalists here. The Times-Picayune restaurant critic Brett Anderson is nominated in the media categories fo...

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  • 'Positive energy, genuine affection': Rahul Gandhi says Sonia's dinner meet an 'opportunity'
'Positive energy, genuine affection': Rahul Gandhi says Sonia's dinner meet an 'opportunity'

On Tuesday night, Yadav was at the dinner hosted by UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi for leaders of Opposition parties, which is seen as a precursor for a grand alliance against the Modi government. It is also noteworthy that Sonia Gandhi organized and hosted the dinner get-together, even after Rahul Gandhi took over as Congress president in De...

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  • Oil Sinks on Output Complications
Oil Sinks on Output Complications

Brent sweet crude traded at $65.70 per barrel on Monday, an increase of 21 cents or 0.3 percent from its previous close. The rising US output comes largely on the back of onshore shale oil production. Prices could trade sideways if the dollar strengthens along with stocks. Latest US oil production data will be released on Wednesday. Oil rose ...

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