Facebook ‘observed propaganda efforts’ by governments

    Facebook has admitted that it observed attempts to spread propaganda on its site, apparently orchestrated by governments or organised parties. The firm has seen “false news, disinformation, or networks of fake accounts aimed at manipulating public opinion”, it revealed in a new report. “Several” such cases during the US presidential election last year required action, […]

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    Trump praises China’s Xi over handling of North Korea

    Donald Trump has praised China’s President Xi Jinping for his handling of North Korea, calling him “a very good man” who loves his country. The US president told Reuters he would like to solve the crisis diplomatically but that it was “difficult” and a “major, major conflict” was possible. He also said it had been […]

  • Genie Bouchard Rips Maria Sharapova, Says She Should Be Banned for Life

    Genie Bouchard told TRT World that she does not believe fellow tennis player Maria Sharapova should ever be allowed to play the sport professionally again (h/t TMZ Sports): She’s a cheater and so to me … I don’t think a cheater in any sport should be allowed to play that sport again. It’s so unfair to […]

    Follow the New England Patriots road to draft-day success

    The New England Patriots are, without a doubt, the NFL’s model franchise over the past decade, so it makes sense that the rest of the league would take a close look at how Bill Belichick and Co. have gone about constructing their roster, especially when it comes to the draft. An examination by The Associated […]

    3 Brutally Honest Lessons About Entrepreneurship

    If there’s one topic that gets entrepreneurs going, it’s the difference between those talking-the-talk about entrepreneurship and those who are walking-the-walk. Rightfully so. The people who have gone years without taking a night off — let alone a vacation — in the name of building a successful company, are not amused when “thought leaders” who have barely […]

    Despite vaccination success, US still faces outbreaks

    This week, the World Health Organization kicks off World Immunization Week “to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease.” In the U.S., overall vaccination compliance remains high for many childhood immunizations, with at least 90 percent of children getting the recommended vaccinations on time for measles/mumps/rubella, polio and chickenpox, […]