Snapchat Adds New Feature 'Snap Map' To Boost Usage | 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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Ronaldo delight as Portugal reach Confed semis

Supersport | 2017-06-24

Cristiano Ronaldo expressed his delight at firing Portugal into the Confederations Cup semifinals after netting his 75th international goal in Saturday's 4-0 thrashing of New Zealand. "I'm very happy to be in the semifinals. We're confident and want to win," said Ronaldo, who picked up his third...

Roger Federer reaches 140th career final

Scotsman | 2017-06-24

Roger Federer defeated Karen Khachanov 6-4, 7-6, 7-5 to advance to the final of the Gerry Weber Open for the 11th time in his storied career. Federer will now bid for his 92nd career title in what will be his 140th final. He will be against the...

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Kashmir Observer | 2017-06-25

Saudi, Gulf states to celebrate Eid today

Riyadh—Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states will celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today as the crescent of Shawwal was sighted, Arab News reported. “Sunday, June 25, is the...

Topix | 2017-06-24

If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were army officers...

WPXI | 2017-06-24

Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli aircraft struck various positions in Syria Saturday, destroying two tanks, in response to more than 10 projectiles that landed in...

Jakarta News | 2017-06-24

The Obamas fly into Bali for luxurious resort holiday

The Obamas have landed in Bali, Indonesia, for a luxurious resort holiday before the former president heads to Jakarta to deliver a keynote speech. ......

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...

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The Washington Post | 2017-06-25

The Republican tax-reform plan isn’t reform at all

Comments from GOP leaders make clear that Republicans would slash tax rates but not improve the...

Alternet | 2017-06-24

Jared Kushner's First Tenants Called Him a 'Vindictive and Crooked' Landlord

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Alternet | 2017-06-24

Mormon Girl Who Says She Is Gay Has Microphone Cut Off, Stirring Protest

The 13-year-old's mother said her daughter was passionate about coming out in church. A video of a...

Al Jazeera | 2017-06-24

Why Morocco chose to be neutral on the Gulf crisis

Morocco's decision to stay neutral in the GCC crisis shows its political savoir-faire and...