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Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her, Vietnam
Baby Girl Survives fall from 12th storey balcony in Vietnam after hero delivery driver catch her
Prisoners in Tennessee were placed in the last group eligible for vaccines after an advisory panel said prioritizing them would be a PR 'nightmare'
The council noted the prisoners were high-risk for COVID-19 but feared a public backlash should they be given priority access to the vaccine.
India threatens to jail Facebook, WhatsApp & Twitter staff over refusal to wipe data that ‘undermines national security’ – reports
Indian authorities have reportedly given an ultimatum to US social media platforms, threatening jail time for their local employees if the companies continue to ignore official takedown requests against “damaging” information.
Blind trust in social media perpetuates, and resurrects, conspiracy theories says new study
People with a higher degree of trust in information on social media are more likely to not only believe new conspiracy theories, but to resurrect old, repeatedly debunked ones as well, according to the latest research.
US Senate Passes Biden's $1.9 Trillion Covid Relief Bill
The Senate voted 50-49, with no Republicans voting in favor, on what would be one of the largest stimulus packages in US history.
Air France Emergency Landing Over "Disruptive" Indian Passenger
The passenger, began to act up soon after take-off, quarrelling with other passengers, assaulting a flight attendant and pummelling the cockpit's door, an official said.
International Women’s Day: When is it and how can I get involved?
The holiday is an annual celebration of women around the world - but how did it begin and how can you get involved?
UK Paper Told To Print Front-Page Notice On Meghan Markle's Legal Win
High Court judge Mark Warby also ordered Associated Newspapers, which owns the Mail On Sunday and MailOnline website, to publish a notice on page three of the paper stating that it had "infringed her copyright".
Facebook Helped Fund David Brooks’s Second Job. Nobody Told The Readers Of The New York Times.
The New York Times columnist has been using his perch to promote the Weave Project - without disclosing his potential conflicts of interest to his readers.
A Reporter Is Going On Trial Over Her Coverage Of Racial Injustice Protests
The criminal charges against Andrea Sahouri have been widely criticized as an attack on press freedom in the US.
Andrew Cuomo Says He's Sorry - But Won't Resign Over Those Sexual Harassment Claims
Cuomo said he “never touched anyone inappropriately,” despite one woman saying he kissed her without consent and a photo of another woman looking visibly uncomfortable as Cuomo grabbed her cheeks.
Joe Biden Withdrew His Nomination Of Neera Tanden After Pushback In The Senate
Tanden had drawn criticism from Democrats and Republicans in the Senate, dooming her nomination to lead the Office of Management and Budget.
Dolly Parton Received A Dose Of The COVID Vaccine She Helped To Fund
"Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaciiiiiiine," she sang. "I'm begging of you, please don't hesitate."
Texas Is Ending Its Mask Mandate
"It is now time to open Texas 100%," Gov. Greg Abbott said Tuesday.
Most Capitol Rioters Went Home. This Is How The FBI Is Tracking Them Down.
One of the Capitol defendants was identified by an FBI agent he went to college with. Another was arrested trying to stop a relative from getting the COVID vaccine.
New Zealand Issues Tsunami Evacuation Order After 7.8 Pacific Quake
"People near the coast in the following areas must move immediately to the nearest high ground, out of all tsunami evacuation zones, or as far inland as possible," the National Emergency Management Agency said.
Banksy confirms escaping prisoner artwork at Reading Prison
Street artist Banksy has confirmed he was behind the artwork that appeared on the wall of Reading Prison on Monday.
Britain's financial watchdog must act faster in fraud cases, says boss
Britain’s financial watchdog must act faster on scams, its chair said on Monday as he announced that senior officials face pay cuts and no bonuses following criticism of the regulator’s role in the collapse of London Capital & Finance (L...
Suspected ‘money mule’ arrested as part of probe into €1.1m fraud
A 22-year-old man who was arrested today is suspected of storing over €120,000 in his bank account which was stolen by an organised crime gang in a €1.1m fraud.
How Twitter Was Used To Defend Saudi Crown Prince Role In Khashoggi Case
Such tweets were part of broad effort by Saudi accounts, working in both English and Arabic, to shape the public narrative around the role of the crown prince in Khashoggi's killing, according to researchers.
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