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  • Celebrate what unites, rather than divides, us The Age I remember when people just wanted a holiday, asking: "When is the Australia Day weekend?" Now it seems we have to "celebrate" an obscure occasion that has been elevated to an almost sacred status, along with the obligatory level of …
  • Australia Day: Celebrate what unites, rather than divides, us Age I remember when people just wanted a holiday, asking: "When is the Australia Day weekend?" Now it seems we have to "celebrate" an obscure occasion that has been elevated to an almost sacred status, along with the obligatory level of …
  • Cranberries lead singer Dolores O'Riordan dies suddenly at 46 Reuters DUBLIN (Reuters) - Dolores O‘Riordan, the lead singer of Irish rock group The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday at the age of 46 during a trip to London for a recording session, her publicist said. Irish singer Dolores O'Riordan performs at the …
  • S&P cuts Brazil credit rating as pension reform doubts... Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 18:05 EST, 11 January 2018 | Updated: 18:05 EST, 11 January 2018 BRASILIA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut Brazil's credit rating on Thursday as doubts grew about the result of a presidential …
  • S&P cuts Brazil debt rating as pension reform doubts grow Charleston Daily Mail By Reuters Published: 19:21 EST, 11 January 2018 | Updated: 19:21 EST, 11 January 2018 By Jake Spring and Lisandra Paraguassu BRASILIA, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Ratings agency Standard & Poor's cut Brazil's credit rating further below investment …
  • Democrats Push Back Against Graham, Grassley Dossier Criminal Referral Roll Call A Democrat on the House Judiciary and Intelligence committees said South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham “looks like a man possessed” as he and other Republican lawmakers amp up pressure on the main actors behind the Trump dossier alleging the president is …
  • Israel bans 20 groups that advocate boycotts Sydney Morning Herald Jerusalem: Members of 20 international organisations that promote a boycott campaign of Israel, known collectively as the BDS movement, will be banned from entering the country, according to a list published Sunday by the Ministry of Strategic Affairs. …
  • 8 great Latino books of 2017 NBCNews Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE The end of another publishing year means it’s time to take a look back at some notable titles readers won't want to miss. The …
  • Cost of UT coach search in flux but likely millions GoVolsXtra Tennessee held a press conference to announce the "start of a new era" with the naming of Phil Fulmer as the new acting athletics director. PROVIDED/UT Athletics When the University of Tennessee announced the hiring of a new head football …
  • World's biggest 100 polluting companies put on notice by investors to tackle climate change The Sydney Morning Herald Shareholders have turned up the heat on the world's 100 biggest polluting companies including Australian firms BHP Billiton, Wesfarmers and Rio Tinto, in the first coordinated global effort by investors to force corporate action on climate change. The …
  • Trump in Palm Beach: No golf. Tweets on Russia election meddling and fake news 17 Feb 2018 20:24 Palm Beach Post UPDATE 3:02 p.m.: Despite the cloudless skies and 80-degree temperature, the president did not golf today. Instead, he sent out a string of tweets Saturday afternoon starting with one about the “incredible people” he met in Broward County.  Then, 15 …
  • How a climate change play got Bolt and Breitbart News hot under the collar 17 Feb 2018 20:13 Sydney Morning Herald Playwright David Finnigan has a slew of conservative commentators to thank for reshaping his new play Kill Climate Deniers.   From newspaper, radio and television commentator and Andrew Bolt, who railed against the play when it was selected by Arts ACT …
  • Sky News presenter's pronunciation of Varadkar's title is seriously cringe-worthy 17 Feb 2018 20:03 Irish Post ONE BRITISH Sky presenter may need to work on her pronunciation of Irish words sooner rather than later. In a routine round up of the news, one Sky News anchor has attracted a significant amount of attention thanks to one little Irish word that got left …
  • AP Top Entertainment News at 2:56 p.m. EST 17 Feb 2018 20:02 NEWS10 ABC
  • Brazil mounts a campaign against fake news 17 Feb 2018 20:02 Watertown Daily Times RIO DE JANEIRO — Worried that Brazilians will soon be flooded with fake news before a critical presidential election, the country is setting out to crack down on organized efforts to intentionally mislead voters. The officials leading the effort argue …
  • Brazil Looks to Crack Down on Fake News Ahead of Bitter Election 17 Feb 2018 19:59 International Herald Tribune Judicial officials say the task force is studying the tactics used by groups that have been active in spreading fake news in the past and assessing under which current laws they could most effectively charged. They have also been consulting and …
  • Fake news condemned by Kerala chief minister 17 Feb 2018 19:55 Gulf News Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has condemned some Indian media spreading fake news about Abu Dhabi Crown Prince.  The news was seen as part of a carefully designed attempt by some groups to spread false propaganda and gain political mileage in …
  • AP Top U.S. News at 1:59 p.m. EST 17 Feb 2018 19:36 WRICTV8
  • Cognitive ability and vulnerability to fake news 17 Feb 2018 19:36 Salon More recent research reveals that even knowledge of the truth doesn’t necessarily protect against the illusion of truth. In a 2015 study published in the Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Lisa Fazio and her colleagues asked subjects to rate a …
  • The Aston Villa injury news everyone was dreading ahead of Preston game 17 Feb 2018 19:01 Birmingham Mail Aston Villa’s injuries are starting to build again and there’s further bad news after today’s 2-0 defeat at Fulham. Jack Grealish missed out with a calf injury and is also unlikely to be available for Tuesday’s home game with Preston North End after …

 

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