Friday, September 25, 2020
Two years after agreeing to a self-regulatory code of practice to tackle disinformation, Facebook, Alphabet’s Google, Twitter  and other tech rivals must try harder to be more effective, the European Commission said on Thursday. Fake news related to COVID-19 has...
TikTok Chief Executive Officer Kevin Mayer has left the company, less than three months after he joined the hit short video app, and U.S. General Manager Vanessa Pappas will replace him on an interim basis, according to an internal...
German medics treating Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny in Germany say tests show there is evidence that he was poisoned. In a statement released on Monday, the team of doctors at the Charité hospital said they had found “cholinesterase inhibitors” in...
More pillars are fast crumbling in President Donald Trump's  frantic and lie-strewn attempt to convince Americans the nation is back to normal before the election, with chaos already afflicting the return to school and a rite of fall -- college...
Three people have died after an ultralight aircraft crashed into a home in western Germany, police said on Saturday. North Rhine-Westphalia police said the aircraft crashed into the roof of the apartment building in the town of Wesel, sparking a...
A late exit poll in Poland’s presidential election projects a 2% lead for incumbent Andrzej Duda, with votes from Poles abroad yet to be counted. The election has been hotly contested by challenger Rafał Trzaskowski, with Warsaw’s mayor projected to...
Prosecutors have asked a judge to schedule a Friday court appearance in New York for Ghislaine Maxwell, the former girlfriend and longtime associate of the late disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. Maxwell was arrested on Thursday on U.S. charges of luring...
Thomas Boone has spent 22 years as a police officer in Prince George’s County, Maryland, a predominantly Black suburb of Washington, proudly wearing his uniform and driving his patrol car to coach kids’ football and basketball teams. Some of those...
The Empire State Building has been a symbol of America’s economic might for almost 90 years. Of late, it’s also become a symbol of its struggle with the coronavirus. The once jam-packed 102 stories of the 1,454 ft (443m) Art...
The death of Rayshard Brooks, a black man killed by a white police officer in Atlanta on Friday, was a homicide caused by gunshot wounds to the back, the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office said on Sunday. Brooks’ death reignited...

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