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Reported! Instagram to roll out special button letting users flag ‘fake posts’

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Fresh after the memes purge, Instagram is getting more ‘alert’ to ‘fake content’ urging users report it with a touch of a button. Experienced ‘fact-checkers’ of its parent company Facebook will take it from there. The company is rolling out the option first in the US, and then worldwide by the end of August. “I’m Read More

WATCH Latest military video of Russia’s new heavy combat drone on its maiden flight

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The Russian military has released new footage of a little-known stealth drone dubbed ‘Hunter,’ showing the secretive aircraft making sharp turns and stunning maneuvers in the sky. The new video, released Friday, offers an additional glimpse of the Sukhoi-built ‘Okhotnik’ (Hunter) aircraft which completed a maiden flight last week. The secretive drone is seen performing Read More

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia

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FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu (Reuters) – Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change. FILE PHOTO: Prime Minister of Fiji and COP 23 President Frank Bainimarama speaks during the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference Read More

Israel bans two US congresswomen from entering the country

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Israel has banned two US congresswomen from entering the country for supporting an international boycott movement. Democrats Rashida Tlaib, whose family immigrated to the US from the West Bank, and Ilhan Omar were barred for “negating the legitimacy of Israel”. US President Donald Trump had put pressure on his ally Benjamin Netanyahu to block the Read More

#HappyBirthdaySon: Indians mock Pakistan on Independence Day

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Indians got #HappyBirthdaySon trending on Twitter by mocking their geographical neighbour and rival, Pakistan, during one of its most important dates. Pakistan is celebrating its 73rd year of independence from British rule and sovereignty from India on Wednesday. While Prime Minister Imran Khan used his national address to praise the country’s victories, he also took Read More

Pakistan requests UN Security Council meeting over Kashmir row with India

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Pakistan has called on the UN Security Council members to address the “aggressive actions” of India after New Delhi scrapped Kashmir’s autonomy and initiated a curfew in parts of the region. India’s “recent aggressive actions” violate international law and “willfully undermine the internationally recognized disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir,” Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi Read More

Your Money: Big companies explore virtual care to curb healthcare costs

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Big companies are increasing incorporating virtual technology and care options into employee benefit plans to combat the rising healthcare costs that long been corporate America’s bugaboo, according to the annual survey of the National Business Group on Health. The No. 1 goal for employers in 2020 is to implement more virtual Read More

Pakistani FM warns that UN will likely not back its objection to Kashmiri autonomy being revoked

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Winning over the UN Security Council in Islamabad’s row with New Delhi over Kashmir’s recently revoked autonomy is a long shot, Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said, while calling for “a new struggle.” No one in the Security Council is waiting on Pakistan “with garlands,” Qureshi told the media during a press conference in Read More

‘Poop less, save the planet’: Brazil’s Bolsonaro dismisses worries over Amazon deforestation

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Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro suggested his environmentalist critics eat less and try to “poop every other day” rather than attack him for the spike in deforestation rates under his administration. “It’s enough to eat a little less. You talk about environmental pollution. It’s enough to poop every other day,” Bolsonaro told a journalist who asked Read More

Market weighs risk of negative U.S. Treasury yields

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(Reuters) – Traders and analysts are considering whether U.S. bond yields would fall below zero as a record amount around the world sank into negative territory this week. The question has become a talking point, and less hypothetical, this week as the U.S. 30-year Treasury bond yield reached the brink of breaking to record lows. Read More