Tuesday August 22-nd, 2017

Facebook finally gets serious about fighting fake news Facebook finally gets serious about fighting fake news

Facebook said users will find it easier to flag fake articles on their News Feed as a hoax, and it will work with organizations such as fact-checking website Snopes, ABC News and the Associated Press to check the authenticity of stories.

Culpeper participates in Wreaths Across America Culpeper participates in Wreaths Across America

During Saturday's ceremony, which was co-sponsored by Twiford Funeral Homes, Christmas wreaths were placed on stands honoring each branch of the military. "It's really become nearly a movement". The Wreaths Across America organization has been driv...

Trump trolling rolls on as Baldwin returns to 'SNL'

Trump assures him that he doesn't believe the "lies" going around that Russian Federation interfered in the presidential election. Trump then apologizes for not having a gift for the Russian president, but Putin brushed it off, saying: "You ar...

'Frozen woman' mannequin fools police in NY

It was cold - around five degrees Fahrenheit - and the vehicle had snow cover and looked like it hadn't been moved in a while. Officers were unable to find the owner of the auto, so they smashed the back passenger-side window - only to find that the ...

13 soldiers die, more hurt in Turkey blast

All of those killed and 48 of the wounded were off-duty military personnel, according to a military statement. The explosion comes a week after 44 people were killed by a bomb attack in Istanbul claimed by Kurdish militants. The intensification of ...

Federal Bureau of Investigation agrees with assessment on Russian hacking: Central Intelligence Agency Federal Bureau of Investigation agrees with assessment on Russian hacking: Central Intelligence Agency

Rep. Ron Johnson, chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, said his panel also has asked for a briefing but the Central Intelligence Agency refused. The FBI was the agency charged with investigating the allegations in the first place, and i...

Moose want to snack on dirty cars, Canadian authorities warn

But on Monday, the Alberta Parks website issued a notice warning Canadian drivers of a stranger natural hazard: moose walking up to cars to lick them. Most of the moose activity appears to be in the Spray Lakes Area and along the road from Canmore ...

Pope invites Colombia president and opponent to talk peace

But he still failed to win suppoprt from his former boss. "I told ex-president Uribe that we are always ready, as we have said in previous occasions, to continue dialogue, to reach agreement about how the peace accord should be implemented", Santos...

Killer Whales Revealed Feeding on a Shark Killer Whales Revealed Feeding on a Shark

The rare sight of a group of offshore killer whales tearing a live shark apart has been captured on film by a drone. According to the MBWW, there is not much information available about offshore killer whales aside from their basic diets and ...

Anti-Aging Process Rejuvenates Lab Mice

The study was published today (Dec. 15) in the journal Cell . Belmonte is working on drug-based therapies to activate the Yamanaka genes in humans that may serve this objective. After first testing their anti-aging method on mouse skin cells , th...

DeVry agrees to $100M settlement in case alleging deception

The $100 million settlement will be distributed with DeVry University paying $49.4 million in cash to the students who were affected by the deceptive ads. "At the point when individuals are settling on vital choices about their training and their fut...

Obama administration launches trade challenge against China Obama administration launches trade challenge against China

The US Trade Representative said it filed a dispute at the World Trade Organization charging China for violating commitments by limiting imports of American rice, wheat and corn. He says China is meeting less than a third of its WTO obligations. ...

Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill Lok Sabha passes Disabilities Bill

Modi was present in the Lok Sabha as the bill was passed on the last day of the session. Replying to the debate, Gehlot said that universal identity card will be provided for the disabled and it would be linked to the Aadhar card to help the disabled...

Prosecutor confident in charging Milwaukee cop Prosecutor confident in charging Milwaukee cop

Mayor Barrett pointed out that Heaggan-Brown fired two shots that struck Sylville Smith, and Barrett said it was the second shot that the district attorney ruled unwarranted. The officer said he thought Smith was reaching for another weapon in his wa...

Volunteers Needed for the Salvation Army Angel Tree Distribution

This is their biggest fundraiser of the year. Applications for Christmas assistance were taken in October and November and were processed and placed on Angel Trees across the community. Broughton said the Salvation Army's singers were a bit upset n...

December 16 episode, Gaurav wants to date Bani December 16 episode, Gaurav wants to date Bani

This time he has said that he thinks Bani J has bad intentions for him. Later on, she talks with Gaurav and Gaurav makes her understand. Bani says she would not go to jail with Omji for anything in the world because he used some cured words for...

Japan, Russia eye economic pact amid stalemate on territory Japan, Russia eye economic pact amid stalemate on territory

The Soviet Union seized four islands off Japan's northern coast in 1945 in the closing days of the war. But the dispute itself is an obstacle, and it's unclear if the two sides can find a way to finesse a disagreement over what laws would prevail in ...

First Evacuation Underway From Last Rebel Part Of Aleppo First Evacuation Underway From Last Rebel Part Of Aleppo

The White Helmets, a volunteer civil defense group, said a bulldozer and an ambulance came under sustained fire as they cleared a road leading to an agreed evacuation point for the wounded. Syria had guaranteed the safety of rebels and their families...

Winter weather advisory in effect for area Winter weather advisory in effect for area

Sunny skies are on tap for Sunday , according to NWS, but it will remain bitterly cold, with the high topping out at 20. Southwest wind around 7 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 100%. The National Weather Service is calling for 1-3 inche...

Louisville suspends coach implicated in Wake Forest scandal

Wake Forest won that game 6-3 in double overtime and finished the season 3-9. Earlier Thursday, Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson said he feels betrayed and that his players were cheated by a former assistant coach-turned-broadcaster who peddled Dem...

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