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Facebook kills 'trending' topics, tests breaking news label

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is shutting down its ill-fated "trending" news section after four years, a company executive told The Associated Press.<p>The company claims the tool is outdated and wasn't popular. But the trending section also proved problematic in ways that would presage Facebook's later …

Social Media

After 15 Years, These 2 Guys Have the Hottest Clothing Brand on Instagram--and Chrissy Teigen Agrees

These guys launched Revolve, an online apparel retailer, in 2003. In 2018, they expect $1 billion in sales. How do they do it?<p>Here's how the brain trust at Revolve, the online apparel retailer, made the company what it is today.<p><b>Mike Karanikolas:</b> We lived together from 2000 to 2006. Michael took the …

15 Chicken Thigh Recipes for Busy Weeknights

Everything I want in my perfect weeknight dinner can be found in a pack of chicken thighs. No matter how I cook it (the options are endless), I know …

North Korea looks to be preparing a launch that could torpedo talks and bring a full-on war with the US

Despite a visible and encouraging thaw in relations between North Korea and South Korea, Pyongyang appears to be readying a move that could torpedo upcoming talks with the US and bring about an all-out war.<p>The move in question isn't a missile launch, which has often stoked tensions, but a satellite …

North Korea

Trade war escalates as China says it will impose tariffs on 128 U.S. exports, including pork and fruit

By Damian Paletta<p>, Reporter<p>The Chinese government plans to immediately impose tariffs on 128 U.S. products, including pork and certain fruits, a direct response to President Trump’s recent moves to pursue numerous trade restrictions against Beijing.<p>If U.S. goods become more expensive in China, …

Globalization

China announces additional tariffs on $50 billion of U.S. goods

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will impose additional tariffs of 25 percent on 106 U.S. goods including soybeans, autos, chemicals, some types of aircraft and corn products, among other agricultural goods, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.<p>FILE PHOTO: The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt, inspired by the …

Tariffs

Dow Drops 724 Points Amid Fears Of A U.S. Trade War With China

Worries about a possible trade war helped send stock prices down sharply Thursday, with the Dow Jones industrial average losing nearly 3 percent of its value.<p>The Dow finished at 23,598, a decline of 724 points. The drop left both the Dow and the Standard and Poor's 500 index in negative territory …

Dow Jones

China responds to Trump tariffs with proposed list of 128 US products to target

The world's second-largest economy has responded to President Donald Trump's controversial trade tariffs.<p>China's commerce ministry proposed a list of …

Stem cell therapy reverses sight loss and lets people read again

Two people with severe sight loss can now see well enough to read after receiving tissue grown from human embryonic stem cells.<p>A man in his 80s and a …

Researchers Identify Five Different Types of Diabetes, Not Just Type 1 and Type 2

For many years, diabetes cases have largely been classified as either type 1 or type 2. But a new study suggests that there may actually be five …

Five incredible advances in brain disease treatment

Recent discoveries are changing the way we diagnose and treat common brain diseases like depression, Parkinson’s and Dyslexia.<p>Research into …

Bitcoin reeling amid renewed cryptocurrency crackdown

Cryptocurrency prices slid on Tuesday, after South Korea said shutting down exchanges is still an option.<p>According to Coinbase, bitcoin was trading around $12,287 Tuesday morning. Bitcoin started to sell-off mid-day Monday, falling from a peak of $14,079. Bitcoin has shed almost 38% of its value in …

What gives you cancer the most? We ranked the risks

<b>Everything gives you cancer these days – or so people like to say, when they’re about to do something they know isn’t good for them.</b><p>Why quit your …

Cancer

Thousands watch at China sports stadium as 10 people sentenced to death

Thousands of people packed into a sports stadium in southern China to watch 10 people being sentenced to death – moments before they were taken away and executed.<p>The extraordinary public trial was held for 12 people who were reportedly accused of producing and trafficking drugs, murder and robbery. …

Father Fatally Shoots Robber Who Pointed Gun at His Children in Popeyes

A father fatally shot an armed robber who threatened him and his family at a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen in San Antonio, Texas.<p>Officers told Fox San …

Land of Terror

This looks like an abstract painting, but it’s a satellite image of the Tanezrouft Basin, a part of the Sahara Desert in central Algeria known as the …

A war with North Korea would be hell: Millions could die

<b>(CNN) —</b> "War is hell."<p>That's what Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman famously said in the wake of the Civil War and it's as true today as it was then. Unfortunately, as veterans, we have little confidence that President Trump has taken Sherman's admonition to heart and this lack of understanding about …

Facebook, Google, Twitter to fight fake news with 'trust indicators'

The biggest online platforms have unveiled their latest attempt to fight fake news.<p>Facebook (FB), Google (GOOGL) and Twitter (TWTR) said Thursday they have committed to using new "trust indicators" to help users better vet the reliability of the publications and journalists behind articles that …

Social Media

How being born in January can increase your risk for diabetes

One of the wonderful aspects of living in the age of Big Data is the way scientists are able to discover new, previously undiscovered patterns in …

Apple Watch Can Spot Tricky Medical Conditions as Well as Doctors Can

Some of the most common conditions are the hardest to spot.<p>The global toll of high blood pressure is staggering. As much as a third of the Earth’s …

Italian Scientists Report Patient Who Sweats Blood

Profuse sweating can lead to embarrassing pit stains and discomfort, sure. But you are sweating sweat. This Italian patient sweats blood.<p>The …

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

Penetrating the mystery of why we age

Researchers in Germany call the aging process “a quirk of evolution” and take a step forward in understanding why we didn’t evolve to live …

P&G, the world's biggest ad spender, is cutting back on targeted Facebook ads because they weren't effective

The reason: The company decided the ads weren't effective.<p>Facebook stock fell immediately following the news but is trading at about even for the day.<p>"We targeted too much and we went too narrow," Marc Pritchard, P&G's chief marketing officer, told The Journal. "And now we're looking at: What is …

Digital Advertising

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Mutual funds are facing extinction

Passive investing is taking over the money-management world.<p>Exchange-traded funds, which simply track an index, have hoovered up assets at a rate over the past decade. The combined assets of ETFs in the US hitting $2.2 trillion in April, according to the Investment Company Institute.<p>The funds, …

Investing

Kohl's Reaps Marketing Bonanza From 'Chewbacca Mom'

Kohl’s (kss) has gotten an unexpected marketing boost from an amateur video a customer made of herself laughing hysterically as she tries on a …

College Bans Energy Drinks for Contributing to 'High-Risk Sexual Activity'

Middlebury College in Vermont is banning on-campus sales of energy drinks, claiming they are linked to “problematic behavior” such as “high-risk …

4 creepy psychological tricks companies use to get you to buy things

The human brain is a powerful reasoning machine, but it has its Achilles' heels. These mental shortcuts help us navigate the enormous amount of information we're exposed to at any given time, without feeling paralyzed.<p>And companies are aware of these pitfalls.<p>Here are a few of the ways marketers …

Psychology

15 small business ideas you can actually make happen

We ask every one of our interviewees to offer up one large or small business idea that we can give away to our awesome readers (yup, you). Here are …