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Facebook rules reportedly allow livestreaming of self-harm
Facebook rules reportedly allow livestreaming of self-harmFacebook Live is sometimes used for broadcasting incidents of violence, including self-harm. Facebook users are allowed to livestream acts of self-harm because the social networking giant "doesn't want to censor or punish people in distress who are ...read more
Source: CBS News
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 08:19:00 GMT
Five Jurors Selected for Bill Cosby Sexual Assault Trial
Five Jurors Selected for Bill Cosby Sexual Assault TrialPITTSBURGH — Five of the 12 men and women who will decide Bill Cosby's fate were selected Monday on the first day of jury selection in his sexual assault trial. The anonymous jurors empaneled so far are a middle-aged white woman, a middle-aged white man ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 02:49:00 GMT
Flynn Takes The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate Panel
Flynn Takes The 5th, Refuses To Turn Over Documents To Senate PanelFormer Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn is invoking his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination on Monday, refusing to hand over documents subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee. The panel wants to see documents relating to ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Sun, 21 May 2017 22:11:00 GMT
Parents of Girl Snatched by Sea Lion to Blame: Port Chief
Parents of Girl Snatched by Sea Lion to Blame: Port ChiefBlame the parents, not the hungry sea lion. That's exactly what the head of a Canadian port did after a young girl playing on a pier was dragged into the drink by a California sea lion — and video of the dramatic rescue went viral after it hit the internet.read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 08:23:00 GMT
In A Historic First, Trump Visits Old City Of Jerusalem
In A Historic First, Trump Visits Old City Of JerusalemIn a visit fraught with symbolism, President Trump on Monday became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in the Old City of Jerusalem. The president and first lady Melania Trump visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, traditional site of Jesus ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Sun, 21 May 2017 22:02:00 GMT
Kansas City church greeter shot in head while welcoming parishioners, police say
Kansas City church greeter shot in head while welcoming parishioners, police sayA church greeter was shot Sunday while welcoming parishioners at a church in south Kansas City, Mo., police said. The suspect entered the House of Refuge Family Worship church through a rear door and fired multiple shots, according to police. Greeter ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:57:00 GMT
Confederate monuments, more than 700 across USA, aren't going away anytime soon
Confederate monuments, more than 700 across USA, aren't going away anytime soonAfter decades standing sentinel, New Orleans' Confederate monuments are all gone, with a likeness of Gen. Robert E. Lee the last to go amid debate over whether they represented Southern heritage or were symbols of slavery and oppression of blacks.read more
Source: USA Today
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 09:25:00 GMT
The Desperate Gambit That Could Save A Tiny Porpoise From Extinction ... Or Kill It
The Desperate Gambit That Could Save A Tiny Porpoise From Extinction ... Or Kill ItLosing the porpoise would be a tragedy for Mexico, the World Wildlife Fund said this week ― akin to “losing a piece” of the country, according to Maria Jose Villanueva, a project coordinator for WWF Mexico. But the demise of the vaquita would be a ...read more
Source: The Huffington Post
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 08:14:00 GMT
Ford Replaces CEO Mark Fields With Jim Hackett Amid Pressure on Profit
Ford Replaces CEO Mark Fields With Jim Hackett Amid Pressure on ProfitWary of Silicon Valley’s push into the car business, Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Mark Fields hired industry outsider Jim Hackett to help counter the threat in early 2016. Now Mr. Hackett is taking over the corner office. Ford named Mr. Hackett, a ...read more
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 12:50:00 GMT
Fundraising With Initial Coin Offerings Hot New Trend Among Blockchain Startups
Fundraising With Initial Coin Offerings Hot New Trend Among Blockchain StartupsOne of the hottest trends among high-tech startups is using cryptocurrency to fundraise, a process called initial coin offerings. Forbes reported ICOs are “raising money at astonishing speed — amassing about $440 million over two years, mostly for ...read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 09:01:00 GMT
Rivers swollen from melting Sierra Nevada snowpack claim another life in the Central Valley
Rivers swollen from melting Sierra Nevada snowpack claim another life in the Central ValleyA high school honor student from Fresno drowned in the San Joaquin River over the weekend, marking the latest fatality in the Central Valley as rivers churn violently as a result of California’s rapidly melting snowpack. On the official Instagram account ...read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 14:26:00 GMT
St. Louis 6-year-old calls for an end to violence in viral Facebook post
St. Louis 6-year-old calls for an end to violence in viral Facebook postA poignant Facebook video is racking up views with its message of peace. The messenger is "Lil J," a 6-year-old boy who asks people to "stop killing each other" in the video that was posted by his mother, Leanndra Cheatham, one week ago. Since that time ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 05:40:00 GMT
Florida murder suspect tells police his roommates 'disrespected' Islam
Florida murder suspect tells police his roommates 'disrespected' IslamA man in Florida who claimed to be a neo-Nazi convert told police he murdered his two roommates at their apartment because they "disrespected" his Islamic faith, police records revealed on Monday. The suspect, 18-year-old Devon Arthurs, mentioned "Allah ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:53:00 GMT
Chicago man found dead in Old Orchard parking garage was shot several times
Chicago man found dead in Old Orchard parking garage was shot several timesA Chicago man was found shot to death in a parking garage stairwell at Westfield Old Orchard Shopping Center in Skokie over the weekend, according to police. Eric P. Cybak, 34, died of multiple gunshot wounds, and his death was a ruled homicide, according ...read more
Source: Chicago Tribune
Published on Mon, 22 May 2017 15:45:00 GMT