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Facebook begins discrediting fake news with false Irish slavery story

Facebook begins discrediting fake news with false Irish slavery story

The fact-checker is working for some US based users who tried to share a story that falsely asserted thousands of Irish people were brought to the United States as slaves. The alert first appeared ear...

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Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hackers Memory Coming West Early 2018

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hackers Memory Coming West Early 2018

The Japanese company also confirmed that this new RPG is heading to North America and Europe after its launch in the company's home country. Receiving a warm reception, the game paved way for Digim...

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Arsene Wenger goes stale but his Arsenal successor may yet benefit

Arsene Wenger goes stale but his Arsenal successor may yet benefit

Wenger, the longest-serving manager in the Premier League, has been under severe pressure from a growing contingent of Arsenal fans who want him to leave. One banner read "No Contract #Wenger Out", ...

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Arctic sea ice levels hit another record low

Arctic sea ice levels hit another record low

The less solar energy bouncing back to space, the more will remain to seep into the Arctic ocean, preventing the regrowth of ice later (a classic feedback in the climate system) and helping to melt se...

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GOG Galaxy exits beta with update 1.2 coming next month

GOG Galaxy exits beta with update 1.2 coming next month

Yes, this is quite a large update for Galaxy. GOG Galaxy Update 1 .2 is available now to users who opted in to test updates, and will roll out to all users in April. "Losing your save files can be ...

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Earth hour to be observed on March 25

Earth hour to be observed on March 25

Shetland Islands Council staff will also be asked to turn off non-essential lights. 'The past 24 hours have shown us yet again the impact we can achieve when we unite for a cause, ' said Siddarth Da...

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Hatch questions Gorsuch about religious freedom in Supreme Court confirmation hearing

Cornyn also asked Gorsuch about religious expression, framed in the senator's disagreement with Santa Fe Independent School District v. Doe , a 2000 Supreme Court decision that struck down a Texas ...

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Pregnancy test linked to birth defects

Pregnancy test linked to birth defects

Primodos was a hormone-based pregnancy test which detected pregnancy by inducing menstruation in women who were not pregnant. The drug has been linked to abnormalities, birth defects, still births a...

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Todd Howard Talks Fallout 4 VR Coming To E3 2017

Todd Howard Talks Fallout 4 VR Coming To E3 2017

Hines said that Howard told him that " Fallout 4 VR is the most incredible thing you've ever seen in your life". Fallout 4 has been confirmed that it will be getting a live demo at this years E...

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WINTHROP UNIVERSITY: Kelsey Leaving Winthrop to Accept Same Posi

WINTHROP UNIVERSITY: Kelsey Leaving Winthrop to Accept Same Posi

Kelsey has spent the last five seasons with the Eagles. Kelsey departs Winthrop after leading the Eagles to the 2017 Big South Conference Championship and the school's first NCAA Tournament appearan...

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Best Asian universities: Indian Institute of Science, IIT Bombay among top 50

Best Asian universities: Indian Institute of Science, IIT Bombay among top 50

The larger margin of improvement seen in the scores of Chinese universities was "largely due to the Chinese universities receiving higher scores for their teaching and research environments", said P...

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Starbucks Canada aims to hire 1000 refugees over five years

Starbucks Canada aims to hire 1000 refugees over five years

But Schultz said no matter what happens in Washington, Starbucks can weather the storm. Speaking with Business Insider afterwards, Danhof said as a conservative, he "did not feel comfortable sitti...

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US Labor nominee Acosta says he'll advocate for workers

US Labor nominee Acosta says he'll advocate for workers

He would be the first Hispanic member of Trump's Cabinet and is Trump's second choice for the post, after fast food CEO Andrew Puzder withdrew his name. "One rule after another has stacked a big, wet ...

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Schools In Boston To Start Using Accurate World Map In

Schools In Boston To Start Using Accurate World Map In "Decolonizing" Effort

They look quite different from "Mercator" projection maps, which have been used for nearly 500 years. In the Mercator map, which was created in 1569 to help establish and navigate colonial trade rou...

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Two Pittsburgh goals late in third sink Sabres, 3-1

Two Pittsburgh goals late in third sink Sabres, 3-1

When he scores goals like this and makes it look so effortless, it's a great reminder that he really is a once-in-a-generation talent. Guentzel, who, according to coach Mike Sullivan, sustained a co...

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Could Mars have rings someday?

Could Mars have rings someday?

The debris from the impact created rings around Mars, which eventually compacted into one large moon, said the study. "That large impact would have blasted enough material off the surface of Mars to...

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STROBEL: Will FBI squash Donald Trump bug story?

STROBEL: Will FBI squash Donald Trump bug story?

More questions arise. If, in its investigation of the Russian hacking and a Trump connection, the FBI did receive the fruits of some electronic surveillance of the Trump campaign, were Attorney Genera...

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A New Zealand Parrot Has a Contagious Laughter

A New Zealand Parrot Has a Contagious Laughter

Scientists have discovered that parrots can catch the giggles, and even high-five each other in the air when they hear other birds "laughing". "While it might be a bit anthropomorphic, the kea pla...

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This incredible Mars video took 3 months and 33000 images to create

This incredible Mars video took 3 months and 33000 images to create

It was painstaking work for Fröjdman, who had to colour in by hand all of the grey-scale images, before knitting together thousands of different images around reference points to add the 3D effect. By...

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Instagram Now Has 1 Million Active Advertisers

Instagram Now Has 1 Million Active Advertisers

The company has 400 million daily active users. But with more than a million accounts on Instagram , Facebook has another means to generate revenue from the app and fill its mighty coffers. 80 per ...

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