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Rising seas will displace 150 million people by 2100, says climate report

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 14:37 Lands inhabited by more than 150 million people could be submerged in water by the end of this century. That’s according to the latest projections from a group of US researchers. A new study published in the journal Earth’s Future used the latest information from the Antarctic ice sheet and combined it with existing ...

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10 women killed in Saudi airstrike targeting wedding procession in Yemen – report

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 13:54 The Saudi-led coalition has conducted an airstrike on a wedding procession in Yemen, killing at least 10 women, witnesses and health officials told AP. Riyadh has been much criticized for the conflict’s high civilian death toll. The incident took place on Sunday as the procession made its way to a village in Marib province, ...

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Thou shalt not report fakes: Pope Francis says bias & disinformation ‘a grave sin’

Published time: 17 Dec, 2017 09:52 Sensationalism is a grave sin, Pope Francis has warned. News should encourage a healthy critical sense, the pontiff said, in an attack on media bias which implied that tittle-tattle is as deadly as lust, sloth and gluttony. “We must not fall prey to the ‘sins of communication’: disinformation – that is, giving just one ...

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Church should make celibacy optional to avoid child sex abuse, says landmark Australian report

Compulsory celibacy contributes to child sex abuse, says a newly released Australian report based on thousands of victims’ testimonies. It sheds a light on the heinous scale of abuse at all kinds of institutions. Some 8,000 personal stories were heard by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Abuse, which compiled the report that was released on Friday. The ...

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Crunch Report | Glow-in-the-Dark Plants

Today’s Stories  Blue Origin flies its Crew Capsule 2.0 for the first time Scientists make kale plants glow in the dark with firefly enzymes Google is opening a China-based research lab focused on artificial intelligence Credits Written by: Tito HamzeHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by: Tito HamzeEdited by: Tito Hamze Notes: I don’t know what to wear on Crunch Report (It’s a ...

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Higher (paid) ed: Colleges have more millionaire presidents, report says

Presidents of 58 private colleges and seven public universities earned more than $ 1 million in total compensation in 2015, a growth of 48 percent. Some of them topped $ 3-4 million in earnings, according to a new report. Among the highest earners were 10 who made more than $ 2 million, up from eight who crossed that mark the ...

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Tech giants should face prosecution if they fail to combat trolling & abuse – official report

Published time: 13 Dec, 2017 10:09 Tech companies Facebook, Google and Twitter should be forced to take responsibility for trolling and online abuse they host, Britain’s official ethics watchdog says. Its highly critical report heaps pressure on the firms to police their websites more closely. In a government-commissioned review published on Wednesday, the Committee on Standards in Public Life said ...

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Crunch Report | Apple Confirms Shazam Acquisition

Today’s Stories  Apple confirms Shazam acquisition; Snap and Spotify also expressed interest Apple let a knockoff version of one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets into the App Store The NFL and Verizon’s new streaming deal will bring games to all mobile carriers Credits Written by: Tito HamzeHosted by: Tito HamzeFilmed by: Tito HamzeEdited by: Tito Hamze Notes: I don’t know ...

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Assange bets CBS owners $100k that WikiLeaks report is ‘fake news’

Published time: 9 Dec, 2017 14:26 WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has challenged the owners of CBS to a $ 100,000 bet that the network’s story about the whistleblowing website alleged links to the Trump family is false. Assange lambasted the network on Twitter, calling them a “pathetic excuse for a media organization” after they published a story claiming WikiLeaks offered ...

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From bombshell to dud: CNN botches report on Trump, Wikileaks

CNN’s much-heralded, but now-debunked, report had claimed the Trump campaign had secret advance access to hacked DNC emails from Wikileaks. However, the “most trusted name in news” got the date of an email wrong, which was central to the narrative of their story. President Donald Trump roasted CNN Friday evening during a “Merry Christmas” rally in Pensacola, Florida, for the ...

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