Snapchat Adds New Feature 'Snap Map' To Boost Usage

WorldNews.com | 2017-06-23

Snapchat has launched a new mapping feature that allows users to share their location with friends, Fox News reported. Snap Map allows for friends to see your exact location on a map and is updated each time you open snapchat. The update is available for iOS and Android users, the report said....

Virgin Media tells 800,000 users to change passwords over hacking risk

The Guardian | 2017-06-23

Which? investigation reveals hackers could access home networks and devices using a Super Hub 2 router...

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Wall Street ends higher on technology, energy boost

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-06-24

More By Sinead Carew (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended higher on Friday after a last-minute trading spike and a technology sector gain offset weakness in financial stocks and sent the Nasdaq higher, giving it a weekly gain for the first time in three weeks. The energy sector (.SPNY) rebounded and...

U.S. stocks climb on rising oil prices

Xinhua | 2017-06-23

NEW YORK, June 22 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks traded higher on Thursday as oil prices tried to recover from previous sessions' sharp declines. At midday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 39.76 points, or 0.19 percent, to...

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Parkinson's may partly be an autoimmune disease: Study

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-06-22

New York, June 22 (IANS) In what could confirm a century-old suspicion, researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity -- in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues -- plays a role in Parkinson's disease, a neurodegenerative disorder. The finding, published in the...

Social media pressure is linked to cosmetic procedure boom

BBC News | 2017-06-22

The report identifies several factors that are encouraging young people in particular to focus on body image. These include increasing levels of anxiety around appearance, the rise of social media where photos can receive positive or negative ratings and the popularity of celebrity culture, complete...

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PM Modi might include yoga in primary education

DNA India | 2017-06-21

On the occasion of International Yoga Day on June 21 Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to make a big announcement. It is likely that yoga might be induced in primary education to spread awareness and also as it indicates Indian culture, say sources. It may be noted here that other...

No classrooms, lessons or homework: New Zealand school where children are free to roam

The Guardian | 2017-06-20

Pupils at Deep Green Bush school spend the majority of their day outdoors, exploring the countryside, learning to fish, hunt and trap possums...

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Azarenka wins first match on return from motherhood

Supersport | 2017-06-21

Former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka marked her return to the WTA Tour by snatching victory from the jaws of defeat against Japan's Risa Ozaki at the Mallorca Open on Wednesday. Azarenka, who gave birth to son Leo in...

Roger Federer back to his best at Gerry Weber Open in Halle

Sky Sports | 2017-06-21

Eight-time champion Roger Federer was back to his imperious best at the Gerry Weber Open in Halle with a 51-minute win over Japan's Yuichi Sugita. The Swiss top seed, who skipped the entire clay-court schedule in order to be fully fit for Wimbledon, brushed aside lucky loser Sugita 6-3 6-1 in...



Furniture issues worry Johanna Konta ahead of Wimbledon

Mid Day | 2017-06-24

Johanna Konta has cried tears during the build-up to Wimbledon -- but over furniture rather than tennis. The British No. 1 will shoulder the burden of a...

Messi offers to pay $558K to avoid 21 months in jail

Toronto Sun | 2017-06-23

BARCELONA, SpainLionel Messi has offered to pay an additional fine of 500,000 euros ($558,000) to ensure he avoids a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud that a judge is expected to suspend, a Spanish state prosecutor said Friday. State prosecutor Isabel Lopez Riera told The...

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Yahoo Daily News | 2017-06-23

Colombia's ELN rebels free two Dutch journalists

BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist ELN rebel group said on Friday it has freed two Dutch journalists captured this week in the northeast of the Andean...

The Associated Press | 2017-06-23

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads. The change announced Friday...

WorldNews.com | 2017-06-23

Marijuana Painkillers May Be Secret Weapons Against Opioid Epidemic

A number of pharmaceutical companies are in the process of developing marijuana-based painkillers as an alternative to opioids after widespread abuse has...

WorldNews.com | 2017-06-23

North Korea's Kim Uses Creative Methods To Execute His People: Report

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has built a reputation for some pretty creative ways of removing his fellow countrymen who cross him – from siccing wild dogs to...

WorldNews.com | 2017-06-23

German Anti-Terror Police Force Seize Weaponry From Right-Wing Extremists

German Anti-Terror police have seized weaponry from a group of right-wing extremists operating training camps in German forests, The Telegraph reported....

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The Los Angeles Times | 2017-06-24

What make some readers reflexively distrust Trump? His money.

President Trump cited Cuba’s poor human rights record as his primary reason for tightening the...

Alternet | 2017-06-24

Trump Administration Puts Yellowstone Grizzlies in the Crosshairs

The U.S. wildlife official who led the delisting effort is the former chief lobbyist for a trophy...

Alternet | 2017-06-24

You May Be Eating Chicken Contaminated With a Hallucinogenic Drug

The nation's third biggest poultry producer is falsely advertising chicken that tested positive for...