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#DearMark letters underline that Facebook cares only about the crises it creates in wealthy countries

Activists from Myanmar, Sri Lanka, India, Vietnam, and other countries of the global south are calling on Mark Zuckerberg to start treating problems Facebook has caused in their countries as equal to those in the western world.<p>During a human-rights conference in Toronto last week (May 18), a group …

Human Rights

Lyft Will Spend $100 Million on Club Houses and Career Services to Keep Its Drivers Happy

Lyft says it will spend $100 million to expand services and add retail hubs for its drivers as the ride-hailing company looks for ways to retain and …

Lyft

Truck driver shortage could raise your Amazon delivery cost

The trucking industry can’t find enough drivers, a trend a trade group said will only intensify in the years ahead, which could lead to problems for consumers.<p>In 2016, the industry was short more than 36,000 drivers, according to the American Trucking Associations, which expected that number to …

Trucking

The Red Phone Box, a British Icon, Stages a Comeback

LONDON — Sometimes it’s hard to let go.<p>For many Britons, that can apply to institutions and objects that represent their country’s past power and glory — stately homes, the monarchy … and red phone boxes.<p>Battered first by the march of technology and lately by the elements in junkyards, the iconic …

England

The Correct Serving Size of Vegetables for Toddlers

Figuring out serving sizes for toddlers can be tricky, even when it comes to vegetables. If you're not offering vegetables as snacks, for example, it …

Healthy Eating

California's Message To Hospitals: Shape Up Or Lose 'In-Network' Status

Covered California, the state's health insurance marketplace under the Affordable Care Act, has devised what could be a powerful new way to hold hospitals accountable for the quality of their care.<p>Starting in less than two years, if the hospitals haven't met certain designated targets for safety …

Health Care

Scientists 'Hunting' for the Loch Ness Monster Will Test the Lake's DNA

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland’s Loch Ness have described …

Scotland

We don’t need nearly as much protein as we consume

Many of us consciously eat a high-protein diet, with protein-rich products readily available, but how much protein do we really need? And does it actually help us lose weight?<p>In the early 20th Century, Arctic explorer Vilhjalmur Stefansson spent a collective five years eating just meat. This meant …

Nutrition

Pompeo says China incident 'entirely consistent' with Cuba 'sonic attacks'

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday that an incident involving a US government employee stationed in China who reported "abnormal sensations of sound and pressure" suggesting a mild brain injury has medical indications that are "very similar" and "entirely consistent" to those …

U.S. State Department

New York judge orders man, 30, to move out of family home after parents sue

Michael Rotondo, who reportedly moved back home eight years ago, issued with eviction order after he thwarted parents’ efforts<p>A judge has ordered a 30-year-old man in New York state to move out of his parents’ house, after a short legal battle.<p>During the hearing on Tuesday, state supreme court …

New York State

University of Southern California torn by scandal surrounding gynecologist

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Two-hundred faculty members of the University of Southern California on Tuesday called for the USC's top official to resign over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams.<p>The demand for USC …

Southern California

Prince Charles Actually Came Up With The Idea Of Having Gospel Music At The Royal Wedding

Turns out it was Prince Charles' idea to have gospel music at the royal wedding.<p>The Kingdom Choir, directed by Karen Gibson, shut it down at the …

Prince Charles

Kate Middleton May Have Illustrated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's Royal Wedding Invitations

Though Kate Middleton was a low-key presence at the royal wedding, she may have made her mark on the day's events in the sweetest and most unexpected way. Polo player Ignacio "Nacho" Figueras, one of Prince Harry's close friends, may have revealed an unexpected connection by posting a picture of …

Prince Harry

NFL bans running starts, restricts where players can line up on kickoffs

Getty Images<p>The NFL has once again changed the kickoff.<p>NFL owners voted today to change the rules on kickoffs, with the following implemented for the …

NFL

Michael Flynn Jr. cryptically tweeted that 'you're all going down.' Um, what?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Monday afternoon at 4 p.m., Michael Flynn Jr. tweeted this: "You're all going down. You know who you are. Mark my word...."<p>Which is, um, intriguing?<p>Flynn is the son of Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump's former national security adviser and now a cooperating witness in special …

Donald Trump

How Michael Jackson's tilt defied gravity

<b>(CNN) —</b> Michael Jackson's musical achievements are legend: the first artist to win eight Grammys in one night; the first artist to sell more than a million digital tracks in one week.<p>His impact on dance has been just as powerful. Fans around the world have tried to imitate his smooth slides and …

Michael Jackson

Bus company launches service from Los Angeles to Las Vegas and more

Flixbus, a European company, has launched in California and Nevada. One of the routes is from L.A. to Las Vegas. Julie Beronz<p>Flixbus, based in Europe, is launching in the USA in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, San Diego, and more. Julie Bergonz<p>FlixBus has been popular in Europe. FlixMobility<p>FlixBus has …

Las Vegas

Prince Charles's Royal Wedding Reception Speech Left Harry "Very Emotional" — See What He Said!

• Popsugar<br>• Celebrity<br>• The Royals<p>Prince Charles's Speech at Royal Wedding Reception 2018<p>Prince Charles's Royal Wedding Reception Speech Left Harry "Very …

Prince Charles

Mario Batali's company to cut all ties with him after allegations lead to police investigation

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mario Batali's own restaurant group has decided to end its partnership with him, after allegations of sexual misconduct against the celebrity chef led to a police investigation.<p>Women who worked at restaurants associated with Batali told CNN that inappropriate behavior was …

Justice

They Spoke Spanish in a Montana Store. Then a Border Agent Asked for Their IDs.

In the small town of Havre, Mont., the Town Pump Convenience Store is about the only shop open after midnight. It was about that time last Wednesday when two friends, Ana Suda, who was out of eggs, and Mimi Hernandez, whose daughter needed milk, walked into the store.<p>Ms. Suda does not recall what …

Immigration

A Redditor Discovered Where to Find Trevor Noah’s Cameo in ‘Black Panther’

<i>Black Panther</i> broke box office records, so it’s likely you’ve seen it at least once. What you may not have noticed, however, is that <i>The Daily Show</i> …

Black Panther

Kendrick Lamar Stops Concert After White Fan Raps The N-Word Repeatedly On Stage

A white Kendrick Lamar fan had a dream come true when he pulled her up on stage to sing with him. Unfortunately she didn’t sensor herself, dropping …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Trump reportedly ignores ‘inconvenient’ security rules to keep tweeting on his iPhone

President Trump has been ignoring White House protocols meant to keep his phones secure, according to a report this evening in <i>Politico</i>. The story says that Trump carries at least two iPhones, one for calls and one for browsing Twitter and reading news. These are supposed to have features like the …

Donald Trump

Bills were an ignored phone call away from landing Antonio Brown in 2010 NFL Draft

May 22,2018<p>The 2010 NFL Draft isn’t remembered all that fondly in Buffalo, NY.<p>The Bills’ first-round pick, running back C.J. Spiller, was a solid player, but he wasn’t with the team for all that long. The team allowed Spiller to walk in free agency after acquiring LeSean McCoy in the 2015 offseason.<p>…

Football (U.S.)

Heart-warming moment Prince Harry sees African orphan he bonded as a teenager in Royal Wedding crowd

THIS is the heart-warming moment Prince Harry spotted a familiar face among the crowds he made his way to St George’s Chapel.<p>The newly titled Duke of …

Windsor Castle

Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Earns A Second Spin At No. 1

Childish Gambino’s “This Is America” has now spent its entire life on the Hot 100 at No. 1, which is a rare feat, especially for a track that has been on the tally for more than one frame. The trap tune debuted at the top this time last week, and it hasn’t moved since. The controversial must-see …

Music

A Marvel Exec Tried To Stop The Most Jarring 'Infinity War' Death

In an interview with HuffPost, Nate Moore said he asked the Russo brothers to reconsider the death.<p><i>Warning! Spoilers for “Black Panther,” “Infinity War” and whatever else below.</i><p>Just a couple of months ago (yeah, it was that recently), “Black Panther” was obliterating the box office. News of a …

Comics

Over 29 million Americans got up early to watch the Royal Wedding live

Even though Meghan Markle is marrying into the British royal family, she still has an army of American supporters.<p>29.2 million Americans tuned in to …

Royal Weddings

Camila Cabello Cancels Reputation Concert After Revealing Hospitalization

Camila Cabello seemed to have a stellar night at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday (May 20), where she picked up an award for chart achievement …

Music