Facebook will create a new 'independent body' to moderate content

And despite past insistence that Facebook is "not a media company", Zuckerberg compared the sensational content on the site to cable news and tabloid newspapers. Chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and chief operating officer Cheryl Sandberg were both ... More..

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'Allies owe each other respect,' Macron says of Trump tweets
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

'Allies owe each other respect,' Macron says of Trump tweets

Trump, consciously or not, unleashed his Twitter diatribe on the third anniversary of the 2015 Paris terrorist attacks that left 130 dead was of secondary concern to Mr. In a TV interview, Macron said on We...More..

California Wildfire Missing Toll Rises To Over 600, Trump Set To Visit
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

California Wildfire Missing Toll Rises To Over 600, Trump Set To Visit

Almost all of Paradise , including nearly 9,000 homes and other buildings, were incinerated on Thursday after the blaze erupted, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire...More..

TopStory - California wildfire kills 9, ravages celebrity homes
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

TopStory - California wildfire kills 9, ravages celebrity homes

The blaze known as Camp Fire that began on Thursday had grown to almost 140 square miles (362 square kilometers), wiping out much of Paradise , home to some 30,000 residents. Paradise has been mostly destro...More..

Premier Li meets with Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss cooperation
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Premier Li meets with Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss cooperation

Officials at Bangladesh's Refugee Repatriation and Relief Commission waited throughout the day, but no-one agreed to make the journey back to Myanmar. Vice-President Mike Pence criticised Myanmar's military f...More..

Peter Dutton: 'pathway to citizenship' should be examined after terror attack
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Peter Dutton: 'pathway to citizenship' should be examined after terror attack

His love and passion for his customers remained the same for over 40 years. We are deeply moved by all the flowers, gifts and condolences. "In honour of Dad's memory the wonderful staff at Pellegrini's are ...More..

Monkey kills baby boy in Agra, India
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Monkey kills baby boy in Agra, India

Locals chased the group but one of the monkeys bit the baby boy on the head before dropping him and running away. The baby was taken to a local hospital, but was declared dead on arrival. The animals often br...More..

'US, China talking trade at all levels'
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

'US, China talking trade at all levels'

People familiar with the discussions say the list of potential concessions presented by Chinese negotiators this week didn't include any major new offers or pledges for action on broader USA concerns over Beij...More..

Saudi-led coalition orders halt in assault on Yemen's Hudaida
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Saudi-led coalition orders halt in assault on Yemen's Hudaida

The Houthis-held Hodeidah port is a main entry point of about 80 percent of Yemen's commercial imports and United Nations humanitarian aid. Malnourished Ghazi Ahmad, 10, lies on a bed at a hospital in Taiz,...More..

Trump rips media and Mueller's Federal Bureau of Investigation probe in tweetstorm
by | Friday, November 16, 2018

Trump rips media and Mueller's Federal Bureau of Investigation probe in tweetstorm

A recent ABC News article reported that Mueller's interviews with Paul Manafort , Trump's ex-campaign chair who has pleaded guilty to federal crimes and is now cooperating with the special counsel, have gr...More..

Things to know about Michelle Obama's book, arena tour
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Things to know about Michelle Obama's book, arena tour

Five-hundred fans waited in line for hours - in sub-30-degree temperatures - for their chance at face time with the former FLOTUS. "This would be the only time in eight years that he'd request my presence in ...More..

The Johnny Bobbitt story was a scam from the start
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

The Johnny Bobbitt story was a scam from the start

A couple conspired with a homeless man on a story about him offering the last of his money when the woman's vehicle ran out of gas and then set up a fraudulent GoFundMe account to scam sympathizers, according...More..

India committed to peaceful and prosperous Indo Pacific region: PM Narendra Modi
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

India committed to peaceful and prosperous Indo Pacific region: PM Narendra Modi

The ambassador also said he doesn't expect the Trump administration to change its North Korea policy after the opposition Democratic Party regained control of the US House of Representatives last week. "So ther...More..

Mahathir slams Suu Kyi for Myanmar's oppression, 'mass killing' of Rohingya
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Mahathir slams Suu Kyi for Myanmar's oppression, 'mass killing' of Rohingya

The U.N. said in August that mass killings of Rohingya in Rakhine constituted genocide , and that the country's top military commanders should be tried for crimes against humanity. "But to be truly voluntary...More..

Port still running in Yemen's Hodeida after airstrikes
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Port still running in Yemen's Hodeida after airstrikes

Diplomatic efforts appeared to have eased fighting in Yemen's Hodeida Tuesday, as Britain said the Saudi-led coalition had agreed to the evacuation of wounded rebels from the country ahead of proposed peace tal...More..

Five Saudi officials face death penalty for Khashoggi murder
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Five Saudi officials face death penalty for Khashoggi murder

The decision to form the team was made by the former Deputy President of the General Intelligence Presidency, and that the person who ordered the killing of the Saudi citizen and journalist on October 2, in the...More..

Canadian PM says in talks with Pakistan over Asia Bibi
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Canadian PM says in talks with Pakistan over Asia Bibi

We are grateful for the more than 230 parliamentarians from different countries and across the political spectrum who have raised their voices in support of, and in solidarity with, Asia Bibi . Former Foreig...More..

Alyssa Milano disavows Michael Avenatti after arrest
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

Alyssa Milano disavows Michael Avenatti after arrest

The LAPD has confirmed to HollywoodLife.com that Avenatti is in custody. 'Any accusations to the contrary are fabricated and meant to do harm to my reputation. She also sued President Trump and his person...More..

MS senator continues to stand by 'public hanging' comments
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

MS senator continues to stand by 'public hanging' comments

In a statement to the Washington Post on Sunday, candidate Mike Espy - who faces Hyde-Smith in a runoff election later this month to determine who will serve for the remainder of former Sen. Thad Cochran...More..

California wildfire is now deadliest, most destructive in history
by | Thursday, November 15, 2018

California wildfire is now deadliest, most destructive in history

Fire crews are seen policing a street in Paradise after the worst of the fires passed (right). The town in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains looks like a wasteland. "I feel frightful for the sherif...More..

California Camp Fire joins list of most destructive blazes in the state
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

California Camp Fire joins list of most destructive blazes in the state

The Camp Fire burned almost 7,000 buildings and is the most destructive individual fire in state history. The large majority of those burned were in the city of Paradise, where some 6,700 homes and structures...More..

China's stealth fighters show off missile payload
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

China's stealth fighters show off missile payload

Two of the stealth fighters opened their weapons bay to show four medium-range air-to-air missiles and two close-range combat missiles. The third stage of the plan provides for the creation of a world-class a...More..

Myanmar preparing for 1st Rohingya returnees
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Myanmar preparing for 1st Rohingya returnees

China is "happy" that Bangladesh and Myanmar have reached a deal to start repatriating hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees to Rakhine, its government's top diplomat said on Friday. "The return will be vo...More..

Palm Beach forced to start over after voting machines overheat
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Palm Beach forced to start over after voting machines overheat

Mr Trump's call to end the recount, which is mandated by Florida law because of the closeness of the races, came even though state rules allow election officials to wait 10 days for absentee ballots submitte...More..

Fox News Backing CNN's Lawsuit Against White House
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Fox News Backing CNN's Lawsuit Against White House

She alleged that Acosta "physically refused to surrender a White House microphone to an intern", softening the earlier misconduct accusation and then casting blame on the journalist for his persistent questioni...More..

President Trump Lashes out at Emmanuel Macron Via Twitter, Again
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

President Trump Lashes out at Emmanuel Macron Via Twitter, Again

Furthermore, in response to Macron's "nationalist" snub, Trump pointed out that "there is no more nationalist country" than France ... Kathryn Statler, a history professor at the University of San Diego wh...More..

Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Migrant caravan: Hundreds reach Tijuana on US border

Various U.S. and Mexican LGBTQ organizations allegedly helped fund their trip to the border by bus, allowing them to get ahead of the rest of the group. Hundreds of Central American migrants travelling throug...More..

U.S. analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

U.S. analysts locate secret North Korean missile sites

The Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) thinktank in Washington however has published satellite photographs of a short-range ballistic missile operating base near the demilitarized zone (DMZ...More..

UN Security Council fails to act on Gaza violence
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

UN Security Council fails to act on Gaza violence

But late Tuesday, Hamas and other military groups issued a joint statement saying they had accepted an Egyptian cease-fire. Palestinian militants and Israel held their fire late on Tuesday following an Egyp...More..

Incoming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Climate Change Activists Outside Pelosi's Office
by | Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Incoming Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Joins Climate Change Activists Outside Pelosi's Office

As Ocasio-Cortez joined the protest, she was greeted by a chorus of cheers and applause from the 150 or so young activists gathered outside Pelosi's office doors. "Nobody within the Capitol dome is a better vot...More..