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Fighting fake news: Google’s new fact-check tool attempts to combat a global issue

The new tool red-flags stories its algorithm determines may contain misleading information<p>Google released its new tool "Fact Check" this week. It is designed to combat fake news on the internet. The move is a clear response to the post-election outcry over the spread of false news reports, their …

The 10 most irresistible colognes, according to real women

When it comes to cologne, the first rule is a little goes a long way (someone tell that to our last Uber driver, please?). The second is to think …

Cologne

Trump's EPA undoes effort to ban pesticide linked to nervous system damage in kids

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday reversed an Obama administration recommendation to ban a pesticide linked to nervous system damage in children.<p>Newly installed EPA administrator Scott Pruitt signed an order that would allow farmers to continue using chlorpyrifos, which is …

Obama Administration

U.S. Senate Votes To Repeal Obama-Era Internet Privacy Rules

The U.S. Senate has a lot going on: confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court nominee, negotiations on repealing the Affordable Care Act, votes on gun sales regulations and bear-hunting rules for Alaska.<p>But a big telecom matter found its way into the schedule: privacy rules for Internet service …

Net Neutrality

US election was a farce that exposes 'hypocritical' democracy, says China

Beijing’s annual chronicling of alleged human rights abuses in the US focuses on political system and treatment of minorities<p>The US election was “full of lies” and a farce that exposed the “hypocritical nature” of its democracy, one-party China has claimed in its annual inquiry into the human …

Rights & Freedoms

How a spam superpower built a list of 1.4 billion emails - and leaked it for all to see

Every time you sign up for a service or website, do you take the time to read through the small print? Probably not. Hardly anyone does, simply because legal documents are boring, and most people aren’t lawyers with the requisite skillset to actually interpret them correctly.<p>But this has been our …

Security

Spammers expose over a billion email addresses after failed backup

At its height, River City Media, run by Alvin Slocombe and Matt Ferris, sent out a billion emails a day, slamming Gmail servers with fragmented traffic in order to ensure all of its email went out on time. After failing to password-protect a remote backup, however, the company has exposed its …

Trump wants to make sure U.S. nuclear arsenal at 'top of the pack' | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday he wants to ensure the U.S. nuclear arsenal is at the “top of the pack,” saying the United States has fallen behind in its weapons capacity.<p>In a Reuters interview, Trump also said China could solve the national security challenge posed …

North Korea

Trump administration signals a possible crackdown on states over marijuana

The White Houseon Thursday put states that have legalized recreational-usemarijuanaon notice that federal law enforcement agents could be targeting them soon.<p>It was the clearest warning yet that the Trump administration may move to disrupt the marijuana trade in the eight states, including …

Cannabis

10 Times the Slow Cooker Made Whole30 Easier

The slow cooker is a powerful tool, particularly this blustery time of year when, after a long day at work, all you really want to come home to is a …

Cooking