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The New York Times reports the classified deployment of American computer code inside Russia's power grid and other targets
New Zealand's civil defense organization says if a tsunami was generated it would take at least two hours to reach the country
(UPDATED) The Pelicans agree to trade the All-Star forward to the Lakers for a young trio and 3 first-round draft picks
Tarrant, a 28-year-old Australian national, is committed to stand trial next year on 51 counts of murder, 40 of attempted murder and engaging in a terrorist act
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The United States takes the lion's share of the blame for spreading fake news, followed by Russia and China, according to the annual Ipsos survey of more than 25,000 internet users in 25 countries
The Court of Appeal quashes a ministerial decision to extradite Kyung Kim to China, saying doing so when there is a risk he would be tortured breaches New Zealand's international obligations
The study by the News Media Alliance underscores industry arguments about Google and other online giants harming traditional news organizations by dominating the internet news ecosystem and the ad revenues from it
(UPDATED) 'There is no indication at this time that this was an act of terror. And there is no ongoing threat to New York City based on all the information we have right now,' says Mayor Bill de Blasio
Bethesda shows off new a 'Fallout 76' battle royale mode, new 'Wolfenstein' titles, and 'Doom Eternal'
The cultural, religious, socio-economic backgrounds of reporters shape the way they view the world – and in turn greatly impacts their perspective and how they report the stories
Catriona spent 10 months preparing to be Miss Universe Philippines 2018
'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare,' 'Halo: Infinite,' and 'Marvel’s Avengers' are just some of the games we can’t wait to see at the biggest gaming event of the year
It blows the mind to think we might see other planets and even moons in the process of formation, using the biggest telescope in the world. It’s just another reminder of how small and insignificant we really are.
It is an uphill task, overshadowed both by genuine policy differences and by haggling over the jobs of Commission and Council presidents, foreign policy chief, parliamentary speaker and director of the European Central Bank
Pop icon Madonna claims the article 'Madonna at Sixty' focused too much on her age, arguing it would haven't done so if she were a man
The June 1969 riots, sparked by repeated police raids on the Stonewall Inn – a well-known gay bar in New York's Greenwich Village – proved to be a turning point in the LGBTQ community's struggle for civil rights
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'This is really where it all began. This is where I was given a chance to represent the Philippines,' Catriona says on crowning the next queen
Morissette sings 'A Whole New World' upon the request of Will Smith
Catriona is set to crown the new Miss Universe Philippines and attend a fashion gala
The Golden Pen of Freedom is posthumously awarded to slain Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a year after it was given to Rappler CEO Maria Ressa
'Golden Girl by the Sea' features a cast representing 7 countries
Peter O'Neill, who had been in power since 2011, hands over the reins to veteran politician Julius Chan, who has twice been prime minister
The last season of 'Orange Is The New Black' premieres on July 26
Social media, aside from being a communication tool, becomes a means to spread confusion and vitriol as the island struggles to come to terms with one of the worst terror attacks in its history
In addition to the terror charge, Brenton Tarrant also faces 51 charges of murder and 40 of attempted murder over the March 15 attacks
In a flurry of tweets, the US president takes the conservative network to task for interviewing Democratic presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana
The legislation, approved by parliament last week, gives government ministers powers to order social media sites such as Facebook to put warnings next to posts authorities deem to be false, and in extreme cases get them taken down
The proposal to ban fur in New York pits animal rights advocates against minority groups
Bill de Blasio becomes the 23rd prospective Democratic challenger to President Donald Trump
'So we hope in 2024 the new capital is ready to be the new government center,' says urban planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro
The Pelicans get a shot at picking Duke University superstar Zion Williamson in the June 20 league draft
(UPDATED) The shallow quake occurs 44 kilometers northeast of Kokopo in PNG, the US Geological Survey says
'There is no room for hate speech – online or offline,' United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres says
Jacinda Arden of New Zealand and France's Emmanuel Macron are the driving force behind the 'Christchurch Call' pledge which wants to eliminate terrorist and violent extremist content online
'I encourage you to do your part in deciding the future of our beloved Philippines by exercising your right to vote,' says Catriona
Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez has committed to connect the New Kinpo Group with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Tourism 'to facilitate its planned installation of airport robot assistants,' says the DTI
Morissette and Darren perform their own magical rendition of the classic Disney duet from 'Aladdin'
The fashion gala is one of the projects that the Miss Universe Philippines and Binibining Pilipinas will hold before the June 9 coronation night
The singers perform an updated version of the famous song from 'Aladdin'
Tech firms, rights activists, and journalists say the new law could also be used to curb freedom of speech
The laws have sparked outrage from rights groups, who fear they could stifle online discussion, tech companies with major bases in the financial hub and journalists' organizations
While the government describes its legislation as 'binding,' Greenpeace New Zealand says it did not include any way to enforce the targets, rendering it "toothless'
The study took place in the Hawassa Industrial Park, the flagship of Ethiopia's manufacturing drive and one of 5 hubs inaugurated by the government since 2014
The Philippine News Agency publishes a fifth of all online 'PR' articles about the senatorial candidate in the two years before the 2019 elections
The two meet in New York and spent time with the Miss Universe Organization staff
The quake strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from the town of Bulolo at 2119 GMT according to the US Geological Survey, and is felt in Port Moresby about 250 kilometers away
O'Neill – who is expected to face a vote of no confidence as early as next week – suffers the loss of his defense, health and forest ministers adding to an already long list of high-profile defections
A spokesman for New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and her long-term partner Clarke Gayford says the couple agreed to tie the knot over the Easter break