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WhatsApp suffers 2018's first major global outage, lasts almost an hour

The Times of India | 2018-01-01

WhatsApp, a popular messaging service owned by Facebook, suffered a global outage for about an hour on...

Facebook apologises for mistakes in removing hate speech

Mid Day | 2017-12-30

Facebook has apologised after an investigation exposed inconsistencies by moderators in removing offensive posts reported by the social network's users. The investigation reported by ProPublica this week showed that in one case Facebook censors, called content reviewers, approved a picture of a...

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A look at the year of bitcoin

Stuff | 2017-12-31

Bitcoin came into its own in 2017. The digital currency - which was created nearly nine years ago - became a highflying investment vehicle, prompting much discussion about its existence, how to capitalise on its rise and the mania surrounding cryptocurrency. READ MORE: * Bitcoin gains looks like...

China recovers $112m in misused poverty relief funds

The News International | 2017-12-31

BEIJING: Chinese authorities have recouped 730 million yuan ($112.20 million) in misappropriated funds as part of an investigation into the country ´s national poverty-reduction...

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CJP asks milk firms to be fair to public

Dawn | 2017-12-29

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar issued on Thursday a strict warning to milk producing companies to stop misleading the innocent people and clearly mention on their products what they actually are. Heading a two-judge bench at the Lahore registry, the chief justice said that he...

Here are three super foods that can help you lose belly fat fast

Deccan Chronicle | 2017-12-29

London: Super foods can help you to detox after overindulging during the festive period and a nutritionist has answered debate over which 'super food' is best, analysing the benefits of green tea, turmeric and cocoa just in time for New Year's resolutions to come into effect. All three...

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How art classes on Saturdays are helping disadvantaged schoolchildren in Mumbai

Your Story | 2017-12-29

Saturday Art Class helps 1,200 students practise values through art while giving them a space to be children. As a Teach for India fellow, Manasi Mehan would ask her students about their daily routine, in an attempt to teach them concepts of time. The children would describe their days: waking up,...

Scholars call for release of detained Maoist in China

The Jakarta Post | 2017-12-27

Hundreds of Chinese scholars, students and journalists have signed a petition calling for a leftist intellectual to be released from police custody in a case that shows how Beijing's crackdown on civil society extends across the political spectrum. Zhang Yunfan, a recent graduate...

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Legendary sportscaster Dick Enberg dies at 82

Orange County Register | 2017-12-22

Dick Enberg, whose 60-plus year Emmy Award winning career as a sports broadcaster included a long run with the Angels and Rams in the 1960s and ’70s, died of an apparent heart attack at his home Thursday morning in La Jolla. He was 82. The San Diego Union Tribune confirmed Enberg’s death...



Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola calls for English referees to protect players

Hindustan Times | 2018-01-01

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has demanded more protection for players after seeing Kevin De Bruyne narrowly avoid serious injury as his side’s 18-game winning streak came to an end. De Bruyne was stretchered off after being hacked down by Crystal Palace’s Jason Puncheon as City...

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Hawaii Tribune-Herald | 2018-01-01

Why America needs Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney: Your country needs you. The 2012 Republican presidential nominee has been reluctant to announce a primary challenge to Sen. Orrin G. Hatch of Utah,...

Newsweek | 2018-01-01

Hear About the American ISIS Fighter Caught in Iraq? No?

Every year important news stories come and go with too few people taking notice, but the chaos (not to mention the scandal and corruption) of the Trump...

Deccan Herald | 2018-01-01

At least eight dead as passenger boat capsizes in Indonesia

At least eight people died and several others remain missing after a passenger boat capsized off the coast of Borneo on Monday, an official said, in the latest...

The Star | 2018-01-01

Pregnant Venezuelan teen fatally shot in holiday food line

CARACAS: A pregnant 18-year-old Venezuelan woman was fatally shot in the head early Sunday in Caracas as she waited in line at a National Guard outpost to buy...

Mid Day | 2018-01-01

Four jawans, three terrorists killed in attack on CRPF camp

The 185th battalion camp of the Central Reserve Police Force, which was stormed by terrorists in Pulwama on Sunday. Pic/PTI Heavily armed terrorists yesterday...

Sify | 2018-01-01

Several hurt in New Year celebratory firing in Karachi

[Pakistan], Jan 1 (ANI): Several people, including a woman, were injured in celebratory firing in Karachi, when the city welcomed the New Year. "We received...

Open Minds Worldwide

The Washington Post | 2018-01-01

How to be more human in 2018? Try less.

Don't worry about “making the most” of every moment, about constantly creating, commenting,...

The Washington Post | 2017-12-31

This new year, tell Trump: Enough

The point of the new year is to meet the emergency this presidency has created. ......

Kim Kardashian praises the ‘best present’ as psoriasis clears up

A look at the year of bitcoin
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WhatsApp suffers 2018's first major global outage, lasts almost an hour

Vintage Game Retailers Say Nintendo 64 Was Their Hottest Holiday Seller

Samsung scion denies corruption charges as legal appeal nears end
How art classes on Saturdays are helping disadvantaged schoolchildren in Mumbai