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How to tell the difference between fake news and real news

By Steve StraehleyAssociated PressPublished Mar 04, 2018 07:33:07A new way to distinguish between fake and real stories on social media is the use of a color-coded “truth” button on news reports.Researchers say they’ve developed a system that helps users distinguish between the two, in a study published in the journal PLOS ONE.Researchers from the University

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Which news are you paying attention to?

A man who was arrested for allegedly being a member of a violent criminal organisation was freed on bail after a three-hour trial.In a rare move, the court acquitted a 29-year-old man from the notorious Srikakulam gang in the death of a 23-year old woman.The accused, identified as Anwar Alam, was arrested on the night

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When will we be able to use the word “tupakistan”?

The word “Tupakistani” has been banned from using in the media and in the name of the nation, the government of Kyrgyzstan announced on Tuesday.The decision follows complaints from some Kyrgyzh media outlets that they used the term incorrectly and “totally misrepresented” the country.“The Government of Kyrgistan has banned the use of the word ‘Tupaksi’

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How to win the next race in the US election

The race for the presidency is over in the United States, but the race for a Senate seat in Alabama is still very much in play.With more than 30 million people voting in Alabama’s congressional elections, the Senate race is also a close race.The two candidates vying for the seat are Alabama Republican Senator Luther

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Saudi-led coalition to ‘receive heavy casualties’ in Yemen war

An alliance of Saudi-backed forces in Yemen has been fighting the Houthi rebels since March, after the group seized control of the capital, Sanaa, in September.The coalition is backed by the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Bahrain, as well as the United States.However, the Saudi-run Saudi-supported forces have suffered heavy casualties in the ongoing war,

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Why we’re going to fight back against anti-Muslim bigotry

The anti-immigrant backlash in Europe is getting worse, and that’s not good news for Muslims and others who are being targeted by anti-refugee policies.The problem is that many in the anti-Islamophobia movement are not just motivated by hate, they’re actually motivated by a very old and very ugly prejudice: The fear of Muslims.For a long