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USA election campaign: Millions of users saw Russian propaganda

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After several months of worsening criticism involving its ad policies, Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) is finally stepping up with a plan to help remedy the issue. Twitter profiles that coincided with Facebook profiles in question had been blocked. The 1,000 new workers represent the second time this year that Facebook has responded to a crisis by announcing a hiring spree. Read More »

Amber Rudd: I Don't Need To Understand Encryption To Demand Change

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Asked by an audience member if she understood how end-to-end encryption actually worked, she said: "It's so easy to be patronised in this business". Ms Rudd said at a Conservative Party conference event: "I don't need to understand how encryption works to understand how it's helping - end-to-end encryption - the criminals". Read More »

French police arrest five after gas cylinders found in building in Paris

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French Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said on Tuesday that a number of people are now in custody after authorities discovered a homemade explosive device in a Paris neighborhood over the weekend. " We are still in a state of war, even if the Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) group has seen military defeats ", Collomb said. Two of the men blew themselves up with the loss of one innocent man, while a third bomber ran away, dumping his explosives later on. Read More »

Jason Aldean after shooting: 'Something has changed in this country'

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The scene was like watching "a bad movie", Jake Owen later told ABC News. "That's when you saw people fleeing". There's blood on people, and you could see a couple folks on the street that looked like they'd been shot lying there. Samantha Evans, 36, a holiday rep from Cardiff, told how she threw herself to the floor to dodge the bullets and watched in horror as a security guard was shot just feet from her. Read More »

Now I Get It: North Korea's quest to develop a hydrogen bomb

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The diplomat said Trump's decision to withdraw from the Trans Pacific Partnership trade deal early this year had raised questions about the administration's commitment to the region, but visits by senior officials, including the secretaries of state, defence and commerce, and Trump's planned trip, showed Washington meant to remain engaged. Read More »

Narendra Modi is an 'elected terrorist', says Pak Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif

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Days after claiming that terrorists like Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed was once a darling of the US, Pakistan Foreign Minister Khwaja Asif did a u-turn on Monday. "A terrorist party is ruling India, the RSS rules India", he added. "They were being dined and wined in the White House and now you say go to hell Pakistanis because you are nurturing these people", Asif was quoted as saying. Read More »

Bale out - Wales without Madrid man for final two qualifiers

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The Football Association of Wales confirmed it sent Bale for scans after a consultation with Madrid, which showed his injury is taking longer to heal than was hoped. Wales are now second in qualifying Group D and are on course to qualify for the play-offs. Two wins in the matches on Friday, away to Georgia , and next Monday, at home to Ireland, are likely to guarantee them at least a place in next month's play-offs for a place in Russian Federation. Read More »

Three years of Swachh India: Rural India numbers showing progress

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the Swachh Bharat campaign launched by him three years ago has on Monday become a "mass movement". "We will face them and work to overcome them", said the Prime Minister. Initiated by Modi, the clean India movement gained enormous momentum in less than a month after its launch. India faces challenges but that does not mean we run away from them. Read More »

Judwaa 2 registers Varun's best opening weekend yest, third best of 2017

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The movie may just have broken the long, tired number jinx as it has taken over Bollywood box office by storm. Monday being another holiday on account of Gandhi Jayanti, should also help in maintaing its hold at the ticket windows. Check the Judawaa 2 4 day collection, 4-day box office income report from the below article. Trade analyst Taran Adarsh shared the figures on social media. Read More »

Hadiya case: Supreme Court to examine whether HC can annul marriage

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No, said the Supreme Court while hearing the Kerala "love jihad case" on Tuesday. We are talking about none other than the Hadiya case, where the Apex Court ruled an inter-faith marriage as an issue of terrorism and ordered a probe by the country's top counter-terror agency, the National Investigation Agency (NIA). Read More »

Honeypreet arrested by Haryana police after 38 days of hide

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The police had said that searches were being conducted at various locations to trace Honeypreet and two other key Dera functionaries, though they did not specify the places where they were carrying out the search. On being asked about these allegations being levelled by some "key people" of the Dera and her ex-husband, Honeypreet said, "are they key people". Earlier, in the interview she said, "I will now go to the Punjab and Haryana High Court". Read More »

Most Of Chicago's Illegal Guns Come From Trump Country, Rep. Says

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Monday it is too early to debate gun control policies following the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas . Rep. Watch her remarks in the player above. Asked if the deadliest shooting in modern USA history had prompted Mr Trump to consider tighter gun controls, Ms Sanders said: 'Now is the time to unite as a country'. Read More »

Letter by SSP Islamabad seeking Rangers deployment outside accountability court surfaces online

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Pakistan is not a banana republic but a Constitutional Republic. The Rangers said they were under instructions to not allow anyone but former premier Sharif to enter the court. "Whose orders the paramilitary force was following when the ministry he heads did not issue any such orders to the force", he asked. While lauding Nawaz Sharif's term, the prime minister said that the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz's manifesto is to complete the projects laid by the former prime minister. Read More »

Ferrari president Sergio Marchionne makes organisational changes after 'ugly' Malaysia issues

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Meanwhile Vettel insists he is confident of reeling in Hamilton after Ferrari proved they have the fastest vehicle heading into the final five races. "I am really happy with my performance, how I executed the race", he said. "I have suggested what I want to do at the start of the next race and what I need, because I am in a battle for the world championship", he explained, per The Guardian . Read More »

Expect A Rise In Gun Sales After Deadly Shooting In Las Vegas

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Similar horrors over the years did not inspire Congress to pass new gun laws , even with public opinion polls showing broad support for universal background checks to buy a firearm. Stephen Colbert, who regularly targets President Donald Trump , took a different approach Monday. The CBS host challenged Trump to go his own way on gun control without heeding his political party's stance. Read More »

US lawmakers urge Trump to 'get to work' on Puerto Rico

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More fuel and food have been reaching Puerto Rico in recent days, and troops now have a presence on the island, but FEMA Administrator Brock Long said there is a long road ahead. As for the mayor of San Juan, Trump has tweeted about her from the comfort of his luxury golf club in Bedminster, NJ. "I thought it was a great opportunity for us to be with him". Read More »

Taj Mahal not on list of UP tourist spots

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Uttar Pradesh government released a booklet to mark six months of Yogi Adityanath becoming UP CM. A visit to the Taj Mahal is an experience of a lifetime. According to Times Now report, a new booklet issued by UP Government doesn't mention Taj Mahal as one of the tourist places to visit in the state. Read More »

Palestinian PM In Rare Gaza Visit As Rift With Hamas Eases

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Egypt and Israel, Hamas' chief adversary, have maintained a blockade around Gaza since 2006. Hamdallah, whose Fatah party rules the internationally recognized Palestinian Authority (PA) in the West Bank, entered Gaza with a PA delegation to thousands of people cheering his arrival and waving Palestinian flags. Read More »

Russian firm provides new internet connection to North Korea

The new internet connection also boosts North Korea's cybersecurity strength. North Korea has opened a second internet connection with the outside world, this time via Russian Federation, a move which cyber security experts said could give Pyongyang greater capability to conduct cyber attacks . Read More »

BC man killed in Vegas mass shooting, Premier issues statement

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He had gone to the same music festival a year ago. Her grandmother, Margaret, who confirmed the death, said Ms. Klymchuk was visiting Las Vegas with her fiancé, Brent Irla. "Our hearts break for our American friends and neighbours today", Trudeau said. Former Victoria TV anchor Hudson Mack's son was among the hundreds who were hurt. Read More »

The Raiders Donate $50K To Help The Las Vegas Mass Shooting Victims

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More than $659,000 had been donated to the fund as of 10:15 a.m. The link to Sisolak's GoFundMe page can be found here. GoFundMe also announced it would donate $150,000 to support victims and families affected by the shooting. 'The FBI and the Dept of Homeland Security are working closely with local authorities. As for #The Raiders organization, it stated that the heart of the team goes out to those victims and their families on top of donating the $50,000. Read More »

No shooter found on USC campus after reports of shots fired

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As you know, this all comes in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 58 dead and another 515 injured. The location is in the Exposition Park neighborhood of South Los Angeles. A university emergency alert instructed staff and students to shelter in place. Officers said they found no immediate signs of gunfire. It also said that a search of Fertitta Hall by USCPD and the LAPD . Read More »

Casper Church to Hold Vigil for Las Vegas Following Mass Shooting

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Nashville Mayor Meghan Barry expressed her sadness that this was, in fact, the second Monday night in a row when she'd led a vigil after a mass shooting. The Music City Cares Fund , named after Nashville's moniker, will contribute 100% of all donations to victims' "immediate and long-term needs". "They were worshiping their God, they were listening to music, they were enjoying good times with family and friends", she continued. Read More »