TOPNEWSBYUSA.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-07-14 11:34

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews

Internet sales are growing – and so is the threat of false endorsementsAs many shoppers search for bargains in advance of Amazon’s “Prime Day” sale this week, there is a ...

Five stars or fake? How to beat fraudulent online reviews

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UK regulator tells Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday told Facebook and eBay to go through their websites and crack down on the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
2019-06-22 01:51

EU calls for more data from online platforms in fight against fake news The European Union said online platforms must do more to combat disinformation, including sharing data on their efforts, after it tracked suspected Russian and domestic attempts to disrupt last month's European Parliament elections....
2019-06-14 13:17

'Not again': the online artists accusing pop stars of stealing work Chris Brown’s video Wobble Up features artwork allegedly copied without their consentMarius Sperlich says his first thought when he saw Chris Brown’s music video for his song Wobble Up was “not again”. The image of a nipple that acts as a temperature...
2019-06-06 17:17

Houston Texans' J.J. Watt stars in fake commercial to give student project a grade ‘boost’ Houston Texans' J.J. Watt on Tuesday came up big for a student when the defensive end made time during his “lunch break” to record a fake “energy chip” commercial to help with a school project....
2019-05-22 15:34

"Fake" Nancy Pelosi Clips, Slowed To Make Her Appear Drunk, Spread Online Distorted videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., altered to make her sound as if she's drunkenly slurring her words, are spreading rapidly across social media, highlighting how political......
2019-05-24 05:17

Target’s online game hits mark as first quarter earnings beat expectations Target earnings for the first quarter beat expectations on nearly every level, as its campaign to let customers do more online pays off.        ...
2019-05-22 15:17

Fraudulent domains are remaining active for longer Domain fraud is a growing risk for businesses and consumers as cybercriminals register millions of domains to impersonate brands and major global events each year.As registering a domain requires little more than an internet connection, domain fraud ...
2019-06-19 07:17

KeyCorp Finds Fraudulent Activity Estimated at Up to $90 Million KeyCorp said it discovered fraudulent activity with potential exposure of up to $90 million associated with transactions conducted in the third quarter by a business customer....
2019-07-16 16:17

ICE Is Expanding Its Bullshit DNA Testing to Find 'Fraudulent Families' U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding its pilot program testing the DNA of immigrant families to prove their relationship and detect so-called “fraudulent families,” according to documents posted to the Federal Business Opportunities ...
2019-05-29 21:17

ICE seeks DNA tests to weed out 'fraudulent' family claims at border Immigration and Customs Enforcement put out a call seeking help implementing a rapid DNA test for migrants trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border to verify familial relationships....
2019-05-29 22:34

Dutch billionaire and Big Brother creator sues Facebook over fraudulent Bitcoin ads The creator of the Big Brother reality television format is suing Facebook for allowing advertisements to fraudulently feature his name and image, Reuters reports. Dutch billionaire John de Mol, one of the brains behind entertainment studio Endemol, ...
2019-06-05 23:17

Sportwatch: Swifts beat Firebirds, Sydney beat West Coast and more – as it happened Firebirds 46-68 SwiftsBroncos 18-26 TitansPanthers 18-10 RoostersSydney beat West Coast 18.8 (116) to 10.11 (71) 9.13am BST Well that wraps up the domestic sport for today. But don’t go anywhere, we’re about to kick off our live blogs for the Matilda...
2019-06-09 11:01

Why should authors read your bad reviews? After Angie Thomas requested that she not be tagged into negative reviews of her books on social media, she has received a torrent of abuseHistory has yet to find the book that is universally adored – or the author who enjoys reading bad reviews. Whi...
2019-07-02 01:00

Dear The NFL: The CFL Is So Much Better At Video Reviews Than You Are As the NFL keeps pondering ways to define the undefinable when it comes to pass interference, the CFL just up and simplified things for everyone. Seriously, someone over on Park Avenue should probably take a look at this statement that was put out th...
2019-06-13 22:34

Bettman: NHL to consider expanding video reviews NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said Monday that the league will consider expanding video review when general managers and the competition committee meet in June....
2019-05-28 05:34

16 brilliant products with over 1,000 great reviews on Amazon From toilet lights to inverted umbrellas, these brilliant products with over 1,000 reviews on Amazon are among the most fascinating things online now.       ...
2019-06-19 23:51

Dota Underlords, As Told By Steam Reviews Are you someone who still battles in video games by using your fingers to directly input commands, like some kind of barbarian? That’s old hat. Today, auto-battlers are all the rage. Simply buy some guys, arrange said guys, and they (the guys) will d...
2019-07-04 05:34

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
2019-06-20 06:17

Key Points To Know About RBI's February, April Policy Reviews Before the release of the RBI's June 6 statement, in which economists expect a reduction in repo rate, here's a recap of the last two bi-monthly reviews, in February and April this year....
2019-06-05 09:34

NFL owners to consider refining pass interference reviews KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and may also announce locations to host upcoming drafts. Owners voted in March to allow interference...
2019-05-22 05:17

NFL owners to consider tweaking pass interference reviews NFL owners meeting Wednesday will consider a proposal to refine the new rule that allows challenges involving pass interference, and also may announce locations to host upcoming drafts        ...
2019-05-22 00:51

Bloodstained: Ritual Of The Night, As Told By Steam Reviews What is a Kickstarter-funded spiritual successor to Castlevania? Either a miserable or non-miserable pile of secrets (and gameplay mechanics), depending on which Steam reviewer you talk to....
2019-06-22 04:17

Europe's 5G delayed by trade war and security reviews, says Tele2 CEO The rollout of 5G services across Europe has being slowed by U.S. sanctions against Huawei and as European governments review the impact of using Chinese equipment, the head of Swedish telecoms group Tele2 said....
2019-07-01 17:34

Melania Trump tree statue gets mixed reviews Melania Trump has made a surprise reappearance near her Slovenian hometown of Sevnica, emerging from a tree stump in the form of a rustic wood statue....
2019-07-08 05:34

NFL expects refs to call late reviews, including PI According to an update sent to teams, the NFL said it expects to have the replay official initiate all potential reviews -- including pass interference -- in the final two minutes of each half and overtime....
2019-06-13 21:51

Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from "There's a market for high-end luxury goods and low-end mass market merchandise, but right now there's not much space in between," the "Mad Money" host says....
2019-06-14 01:17

Study confirms heart benefit of soy as FDA reviews this claim (Reuters Health) - U.S. regulators should continue to recommend soy protein as part of a heart-healthy diet because it helps lower cholesterol, researchers conclude from an analysis of dozens of studies done in the past two decades....
2019-07-16 23:00

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Audience Reviews to Protect Against Whiny Man-babies Rotten Tomatoes is adding a new feature to keep the Audience Score more authentic by verifying that users have seen the movie. And whiny, woman-hating man-babies are going to be pissed.Read more......
2019-05-23 20:34

JP Nadda Reviews BJP Membership Drive, Eyes 20 Per Cent Increase BJP working president JP Nadda on Monday held a meeting to review the preparations for the party's five-week countrywide membership drive that will begin on July 6....
2019-07-02 09:51

Pentagon ends reviews of Niger ambush that killed 4 soldiers WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it has officially concluded its reviews of a 2017 ambush in the African nation of Niger that left four U.S. soldiers dead. It says it found the discipline meted out to nine individuals to be adequate. WednesdayR...
2019-06-06 06:34

We asked, you answered: Rebecca Ford reviews your Warframe frames Video shot by Sean Dacanay, edited by Justin Wolfson. Click here for transcript. About a month ago, Ars posted a couple of calls to action in our forums and on Reddit: we wanted to take your coolest Warframe designs and get them in front of the gam...
2019-06-27 22:34

Rajnath Singh Reviews Defence Acquisition Issues With Top Officials Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed defence acquisition issues with top officials of the ministry and directed them to seek indigenous solutions to meet the forces' requirements to the......
2019-06-06 23:17

Philippine President Blasts "Idiot" Critics As UN Reviews Drug War Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Friday branded as "idiots" the governments behind a UN rights body investigation into his narcotics crackdown that has killed thousands and drawn international......
2019-07-12 18:34

A Game of Thrones outsider reviews the finale: 'It's just a bunch of faces looking sad' As far as I could tell, there’s only one throne, which raises the question of why the show is called Game of Thrones and not just Game of ThroneWARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS WHAT I ASSUME ARE SPOILERS.I am not a Game of Thrones fan. Continue reading...
2019-05-22 16:17

‘Google's power is extraordinary’: businesses turn to the courts over bad reviews Negative comments and low star ratings can make or break a company. But as Google finds itself embroiled in legal action, it warns defamation law could suppress consumer rights Mark Fletcher says he never paid much attention to Google reviews left by...
2019-07-10 01:51

Lakshadweep Reviews Security Over Reports Of Movement Of ISIS Terrorists The Lakshadweep administration Tuesday held a multi-agency security review meeting following intelligence reports that a boat carrying 15 ISIS terrorists had set off from Sri Lanka to the scenic......
2019-05-28 20:51

Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
2019-06-12 04:00

Congress Reviews Rahul Gandhi's Defeat To Smriti Irani In Amethi The Congress is reviewing the defeat of party chief Rahul Gandhi from the family stronghold of Amethi - a defeat that starkly demarcated the extent of the party's setback in the recently concluded Lok......
2019-06-01 16:34

'Nibali could win another Grand Tour, Roglic won our hearts' - Wiggins reviews Giro "It was Richard Carapaz\u0027s Giro d\u0027Italia as the Ecuadorian claimed the maglia rosa in Verona, but speaking on the latest episode of his podcast, Bradley Wiggins picked out the two other men on the podium, Vincenzo Nibali and Primoz Roglic, f...
2019-06-03 11:17

U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny': Commerce Department The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 00:17

Sunny Deol Reviews Progress Of Construction Work On Kartarpur Corridor Actor-turned-politician Sunny Deol on Saturday reviewed the work progress of the Kartarpur corridor in Punjab's Gurdaspur district and posted pictures of his visit on social media. The corridor......
2019-06-16 05:00

UPDATE 2-Trump simplifies reviews of genetically modified farm products U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday directing federal agencies to streamline the review process for agricultural biotechnology including genetically modified livestock and seeds....
2019-06-12 03:51

Santa Anita Starts Independent Reviews Of All Horses After Deaths Rise To 29 SANTA ANITA, Cali. (NBC News)– California horse racing regulators said Wednesday they will require all horses to undergo independent reviews before they’re allowed to race at the famed Santa Anita Park, where 29 horses have died or have b...
2019-06-13 12:34

'Scarecrow' statue of Melania Trump unveiled in Slovenia to mixed reviews Life-size image on the outskirts of Sevnica, the US first lady’s home town, was carved into a tree using a chainsawAfter Melania cake, Melania honey and even Melania slippers, the Slovenian home town of the US first lady will now boast a statue of it...
2019-07-06 00:51

New documentary reveals all about Toni Morrison, from Oprah's first call to early bad reviews The new documentary "Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am" seeks to demystify the acclaimed 88-year-old author, who brought us "Beloved" and "Sula."        ...
2019-06-17 19:17

Rajnath Singh Meets Top Army Officers, Reviews Security, Border Situation Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday held a meeting with top Army officials and reviewed the security challenges facing the country, including the situation along borders with Pakistan and China,......
2019-06-15 07:34

Proud dad Elton John keeps sending Taron Egerton positive Rocketman reviews With the Elton John biopic Rocketman releasing this week, Hollywood doppelgänger Taron Egerton has been hitting the promo circuit to talk about both the experience of playing John in a film and the weird reality of becoming good buds with the famous ...
2019-05-29 22:00

UPDATE 2-U.S. reviews export requests to Huawei with 'highest scrutiny' -Commerce Dept The U.S. government said on Wednesday it was reviewing license requests from U.S. companies seeking to export products to China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd "under the highest national security scrutiny" since the company is still blacklisted....
2019-07-04 04:51

Superdrug's Naturally Radiant £3 'magic' skincare range getting rave reviews: 'It works!' THE health and beauty retailer's own brand skincare range 'Naturally Radiant' is being heralded as an affordable alternative to posh serums and potions....
2019-06-18 05:51

Wooden Melania Trump statue unveiled near her Slovenian hometown gets mixed reviews Melania Trump is back in Slovenia – in the form of a wooden statue commissioned by US artist Brad Downey and created by local artisan Ales Zupevc.       ...
2019-07-07 01:17

‘It was not a good night’: Reviews of O’Rourke’s debate performance show perils of his candidacy The magnetic ex-congressman who sprung from a nearly successful Senate bid in Texas has been unable to fully translate the appeal of his 2018 message....
2019-06-28 05:51

W. Earl Brown reviews the Deadwood movie, reveals there's 30 minutes of unused footage Deadwood’s Dan Dority, the long-haired giant who serves as Al Swearengen’s muscle, is one of the show’s most fascinating characters. Played with a mix of barely contained violence and restrained emotion by W. Earl Brown, Dan stars in some of the most...
2019-06-04 17:51

Jimi Famurewa reviews The Soak: Fermented gimmickry plays out a symphony of wrongness Forgive me while I pull back the curtain on the mysteries of my creative process — mysteries that, I should say, generally involve a man in south-east London squinting at a laptop and stress-eating custard creams....
2019-06-06 11:17

Trump signs executive order simplifying agricultural biotech reviews during Iowa trip The White House said in a statement the order "will help eliminate delays, reduce developer costs, and provide greater certainty about the review process for farmers."...
2019-06-12 04:51

The 'Lion King' reviews are in and critics are saying Disney's remake is beautiful to behold, but lacks soul Walt Disney Studios Disney's reimagining of "The Lion King" will be released on Friday, July 19. Critics are saying that the film's biggest strength is the stunning visuals, but that's also a major weakness. The animals look so realistic that their...
2019-07-12 02:34

Disney's 'The Lion King' is 'critic proof,' on pace for $175 million US debut despite mixed reviews Despite a smattering of mixed reviews from critics, general consensus is that Disney's remake of "The Lion King" will score at least $175 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., if not more....
2019-07-16 17:00

Halle Berry posts bubble bath picture on Instagram, reviews book on US border Halle Berry took to Instagram Sunday to post a positive review of Francisco Cantú’s book, “The Line Becomes a River,” in a steamy bathtub picture after apparently needing to relax to take it all in....
2019-06-03 13:00

Jimi Famurewa reviews Gezellig: Gentle, grown-up magic makes a convincing case for mischief Near the end of our lunch at Gezellig in Holborn, my pal Joe and I gazed up at its huge feature wall of seemingly random framed images — David Bowie, a map of the Netherlands, two old blokes hefting comically huge glasses of beer — and searched, in v...
2019-06-20 12:17

Sydney's city council reviews use of Bayer's Roundup weed killer amid cancer fears Sydney's city council said on Friday it was reviewing its weed management, which included the use of Bayer AG's Roundup, after other councils in Australia began cutting ties with the product amid concerns about possible links to cancer....
2019-07-05 10:34

Why you can't fake a blush We’ve all been there, you get embarrassed, your cheeks become hot, you want the ground to swallow you up but what happens to your body when you blush and why do we do it?...
2019-07-10 13:00

The Best Fake Sausage for Grilling Fake meat discourse tends to center around burgers, with their seemingly impossible meat-like texture and pink centers. But patties aren’t the only shape available from the makers of uncanny meat—it also comes in tubes, complete with sausage-like cas...
2019-06-18 20:00

How to survive the fake news about cancer The internet is awash with ads for costly but bogus treatments – and claims that scientists are suppressing a cure for the diseaseFor Eileen O’Sullivan, being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013 was the catalyst for a deluge of distinctly unscientif...
2019-07-14 11:00

This leaked Pixel 4 XL video better be fake Google’s Pixel smartphones are never best-sellers. In fact, top flagship phones from the likes of Apple and Samsung outsell Google’s Pixel lineup each year by an order of magnitude or even more. Pixel phones also aren’t the most pow...
2019-06-10 18:00

Why Stars Won’t Come to the Knicks After winning just 17 games this season, the team targeted Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving in free agency. They signed with the Nets. This was part of a pattern....
2019-07-05 15:34

Are these two the next stars of the PGA Tour? These two golfers from Oklahoma State, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff, could be the next stars of the PGA.        ...
2019-06-24 03:00

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of th...
2019-07-04 10:34

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts. (May 23)...
2019-05-24 06:17

Man With Fake ID Arrested For Trying To Defraud Government Ministries A 21-year-old man was arrested on Tuesday for creating a fake identity card of a Pay and Accounts Officer (PAO officer )of the central government to siphon off money from the bank accounts of various......
2019-07-10 10:17

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook has chosen to leave up a doctored video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in which she appeared to slur her words. That has outraged people who believe Facebook should do more to clamp down on misinformation. But Facebook ha...
2019-05-30 10:51

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Advancements in AI are rapidly paving the way for "deepfake" videos, content that falsely shows people saying and doing things they never said or did. These fakes are blurring the lines between fact and fiction in journalism like never before....
2019-07-12 22:51

Have you seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
2019-06-15 17:17

Indian man gets 7 years for arranging 80 fake marriages PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — An Indian man living in Florida has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for arranging more than 80 fraudulent marriages. Court records show that 47-year-old Ravi Babu Kolla was sentenced Thursday in Panama City fe...
2019-06-21 01:17

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disabled 1.2 billion fake accounts in Q4 2018. These numbers are quite staggering when you consider that....
2019-05-23 21:00

| Inflatable tanks and 'fake news': The little-known side of D-Day On June 6, 1944, more than 150 000 Allied troops invaded the northern French coast, marking the start of France's liberation from its Nazi occupiers....
2019-06-06 11:34

| Fake cops steal $3.7m from Swiss woman Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3m euros ($3.7m) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported....
2019-06-27 20:00

Whatever became of urban myths? Were they replaced by fake news? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsUrban myths – alligators in the sewers etc – used to be very popular and some were gruesomely en...
2019-07-09 15:34

Facebook says it's deleting more fake accounts Saying "we have a responsibility to keep people safe on Facebook," Mark Zuckerberg gave a status update on how social network is keeping users safe.        ...
2019-05-23 20:00

MIT made an AI that can detect and create fake images Creating digital renderings and editing images can take hours, but researchers from MIT and IBM want to change that. They've trained AI to generate photographic images from scratch and to intelligently edit objects inside them. While this could ...
2019-07-02 00:00

Could ‘fake text’ be the next global political threat? An AI fake text generator that can write paragraphs in a style based on just a sentence has raised concerns about its potential to spread false informationEarlier this month, an unexceptional thread appeared on Reddit announcing that there is a new w...
2019-07-04 10:17

Facebook Finds Itself on Receiving End of Fake Video An altered video of CEO Mark Zuckerberg has surfaced on the social-media company’s Instagram app, where he appears to question his company’s data practices....
2019-06-12 04:51

This Kawhi Leonard Ball Fake Is Hypnotic Kawhi Leonard has been doing a lot that’s reminiscent of Michael Jordan. The raw scoring—Leonard is up to 31.4 points per game this postseason—the shimmying midrange work, the perimeter defense. Add a new entry to the list: ball fakes only possible w...
2019-05-24 23:17

Facebook takes down more fake accounts from Iran Today, Facebook removed 51 accounts, 36 Pages, seven groups and three Instagram accounts that were involved in "coordinated inauthentic behavior" based in Iran. According to the company, the individuals responsible pretended to be located in the US a...
2019-05-29 03:17

Schumer wants Grubhub to eat any ‘fake’ restaurant fees ​Sen. Chuck Schumer is getting in the middle of the food fight between ​​Grub​hub and New York City restaurants by asking the delivery app to eat its “fake” fees. In May, The Post reported how​​​ ​Grub​hub, the country’s largest food ordering service...
2019-07-14 22:00

These vegan fake meat options will have you fooled Faux-beef mania has spawned a new age of vegan pioneers — all angling for a bite of the imitation comfort-food space. Here, four eyebrow-raising pioneers in fake meat: The Impossible Burger In 2016, this convincing beef faker launched to shock and aw...
2019-06-05 06:01

Seen the Gyro Drop on social media? It's fake. If you were planning a trip to Seoul, South Korea to ride the intense Gyro Drop free-fall amusement park ride after seeing the video currently circulating on social media, you will be disappointed....
2019-06-19 23:34

EU chief: Brexit a 'vaccine' against 'fake news' Brexit has acted as a warning against leaving the European Union and was a "vaccine against anti-EU propaganda and fake news", according to European Council President Donald Tusk....
2019-05-29 02:17

'The Dead Don't Die' stars on the environment Flesh-eating zombies terrorize a small town in Jim Jarmusch's "The Dead Don't Die", a comedy horror in which polar fracking sets off strange reactions and raises the dead....
2019-06-14 20:00

NYC’s new exclusive gym is catered to the stars Fifteen-foot Himalayan pink-salt walls, infrared saunas, doggie daycare — when it comes to his massive new Flatiron District gym, celebrity fitness mogul Alex Reznik is leaving no kettlebell unturned. And after converting the storied Clay Health Club...
2019-06-05 21:51

Are these two golfers the next stars of the PGA Tour? These two golfers from Oklahoma State, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff, could be the next stars of the PGA.        ...
2019-06-22 01:17

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accounts from the platform, the tech giant said Thursday....
2019-05-25 00:34

Dad pleads guilty to paying $250,000 to get son into USC as fake volleyball recruit Jeffrey Bizzack, former president of the company ServiceSource, is the 51st defendant charged in the Rick Singer "Varsity Blues" college scheme.        ...
2019-06-29 02:34

Trump and Putin comment on fake news in Osaka Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Donald Trump were heard on camera discussing "fake news" before their talks at the G-20 summit in Osaka on Friday. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-29 02:34

Mussolini’s Quincussis: Was the Ancient Roman Coin a Fake? Scientists are perplexed at the origins and provenance of two very ancient and unusual Roman coins that turned up like a bad penny in the 20th century. ...
2019-07-09 02:17

Hackers hid malware in a fake trading app to steal your cryptocurrency Security researchers have uncovered a knock-off cryptocurrency trading website designed to steal the funds of unwitting victims. Cybercriminals have created a website that imitates the Cryptohopper cryptocurrency trading platform to distribute malwar...
2019-06-06 17:17

Samsung Now Has a Way To Make Ultrarealistic Fake Videos With Just One Photo Fake videos are getting really damn good, and now they’re getting even easier to make. For innocuous purposes like, say, a moving avatar, it’s a pretty cool development. But for more insidious use cases, like exploiting the technology to harass someo...
2019-05-23 19:51

Fake Christchurch attack victims seek NZ$17k in support New Zealand police have raised concerns over people faking their presence at two deadly mosque shootings in March. More than NZ$7 million has been paid out to survivors by local victims' funds so far....
2019-06-28 20:34

Fake news: how misinformation became the new front in US political warfare Almost 70% of Americans feel fake news has greatly impacted their confidence in government institutions, a new study saysAs the US gears up for its next general election, half of Americans view fake news as a bigger threat to the country than terrori...
2019-06-07 10:51

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not Presid...
2019-06-11 02:17

Facebook isn’t deleting the fake Pelosi video. Should it? An altered video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi began circulating online last week, but Facebook and Twitter have not taken it down.        ...
2019-05-30 17:34

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
2019-06-22 08:00

Sri Lanka Proposes New Law On Fake News After Easter Attacks Sri Lanka's government will introduce five-year jail terms for those caught spreading fake news and hate speech on social media, the government said Wednesday, following a surge in online vitriol and......
2019-06-05 20:51

A Fake Zuckerberg Video Challenges Facebook’s Rules Last month, the social media company would not remove a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Facebook said the video of Mr. Zuckerberg will get the same treatment....
2019-06-12 01:34

It Takes Real Skills to Be a Fake Stephen Curry Two basketball impersonators, Brandon Armstrong and Maxim Peranidze, give their insights into the fledgling world of sports comedy that has brought them fame....
2019-06-01 02:17

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at a fake listing....
2019-06-24 07:17

The DeanBeat: The real and the fake trends of gaming in 2019 Dean Takahashi analyzes the fake trends, like the resurgence of booth babes, and the real trends, like the growth of blockbusters, from E3 2019.Read More...
2019-06-21 18:17

Schumer warns dangerous fake e-cigs are entering the US Sen. Chuck Schumer warned that counterfeit e-cigarettes made with potentially dangerous ingredients are showing up in the United States and he wants the federal government to crack down on the products to prevent an emergency health crisis. “Th...
2019-06-23 23:51

Fake news is real — A.I. is going to make it much worse Deepfaking is a product of AI and machine learning advancements that allows high-tech computers to produce completely false yet realistic videos.       ...
2019-07-12 14:51

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “active” users of the social network. In ...
2019-05-23 23:51

Fake prince sentenced to 18 years in federal prison Colombian native Anthony Gignac, who swindled millions from investors while pretending to be a prince from Saudi Arabia, was sentenced by a federal judge in Miami to 18 ½ years in prison Friday....
2019-06-02 02:01

Singapore's ban on fake news sets a dangerous precedent As tempting as it sounds, Singapore's initiative to curb online misinformation could stop public-interest journalism and stifle academic discourse, says Donna Lu...
2019-05-29 22:34

That Theme Park Ride Going Viral Right Now Is Totally Fake Have you seen video of that theme park ride that’s been going viral? Not to pop anyone’s balloon, but the video is totally fake. It’s a great computer-generated animation.Read more......
2019-06-14 20:51

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US MARKHAM, Ontario (AP) — Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials have called a “notorious market'” for counterfeit luxury goods. York Regional Constable La...
2019-05-29 06:00

55,000 Brazilians scammed out of $200M+ worth of fake cryptocurrency A Brazilian cryptocurrency crime cartel has been shut down after conning over 55,000 investors for over $200 million. The cartel ran an unlicensed financial institution without authorization from Brazil’s Central Bank. The scammers claimed to offer c...
2019-05-22 12:00

Facebook, Google and Twitter need to do more to tackle fake news, EU says In a report published Friday, the EU found evidence of "coordinated inauthentic behavior" on online platforms ahead of the European Parliament elections last month....
2019-06-14 14:17

North Korea: Fake news on both sides is the norm Stories of the secretive state captivate media and audiences alike. But often the stories are only half true, sometimes outright false — especially those coming from a particular South Korean source....
2019-06-04 06:51

Fake Magic: The Gathering Card Names Are Fantastic Jason Rohrer (Passage, Sleep Is Death) thought it’d be fun to train an AI to create fake Magic: The Gathering card names. It was a good hunch....
2019-06-20 05:00

FaceTime will correct your fake eye contact through feature in iOS 13, report says Apple appears to be toying with its FaceTime feature to make video calls feel more personal, automatically adjusting eye contact.       ...
2019-07-04 09:34

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly all of them were caught before they had a chance to become “activeR...
2019-05-23 23:34

8 charged in Canada over fake goods at mall cited by US Canadian authorities say eight people are facing charges following a police raid on a Toronto-area mall that U.S. officials have called a “notorious market”’ for counterfeit luxury goods...
2019-05-29 03:34

Twitter acquires AI startup to help it fight fake news Twitter has acquired London startup Fabula AI, which is working on a technology to detect fake news. On its website, Fabula says its patented technology called Geometric Deep Learning exhibits high success rates when it comes to identifying and spott...
2019-06-04 17:17

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Local Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at a fake listing....
2019-06-22 15:00

Research: The best way to stop the spread of fake photos is education It can be hard to tell whether a picture is real. Consider, as the participants in our recent research did, these two images and see whether you think neither, either or both of them has been doctored. You might have based your assessment of the imag...
2019-07-02 19:51

UK wants to curb fake news and cyberbullying with new internet laws The UK government plans to make social media firms legally take responsibility for their users and safety, as well as the content that appears on their services...
2019-05-21 21:34

Symantec Data Stolen by Hacker Is Fake, Company Says Data including a purported list of clients was reportedly stolen from the leading antivirus maker Symantec in a breach the company has downplayed as having no ramifications. Read more......
2019-06-14 04:51

These leaked Galaxy Note 10 photos are probably fake, but they look amazing At the time it was first released, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 was easily one of the most powerful and capable smartphones on the planet. It was also one of the most boring smartphones on the planet since it was essentially just a Galaxy Note 8 wit...
2019-06-03 15:17

Where Are Your Favorite Disney Channel Stars Now? Every once in a while, a ghost of Disney Channel past will pop up to offer an update on their life post-Mouse House, sending a certain segment of the internet (read: Millennials) into an absolute......
2019-05-30 14:34

Exploding stars may have put humanity on two feet As human ancestors went from swinging through trees to walking on two legs, they may have received a boost from an unlikely source: ancient supernovas....
2019-05-30 12:34

The first-half fantasy baseball All-Stars The baseball season is about to reach the intermission of yet another roller-coaster year in which we have seen superstars take their abilities to new highs (and lows), unheralded players taking center stage to provide incredible fantasy value and ro...
2019-07-07 04:17

| Stars set to shine at Durban July A capacity crowd, crisp winter weather, a track full of stars along with celebrities and socialites will share in the 123rd running of the Durban July at Greyville on Saturday....
2019-07-04 11:00

LV carry-on luggage? No thanks, we're going normcore, say stars Affordable luggage brands such as Away and Tumi are now favoured by the Instagram glitteratiAs the warm weather approaches and bite-size travel breaks are reported to be on the rise, airport fashion is given as much consideration as what to wear to t...
2019-05-21 16:00

WWE stars react ahead of AEW’s Double or Nothing Some of WWE’s superstars appear to appreciate the coming competition. Hours before All Elite Wrestling was set to put on its first show, “Double or Nothing,” at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, a number of WWE talents took to soci...
2019-05-26 04:17

Meet the Art World's Rising Stars Young creators are blending traditional techniques with digital savvy, making works that are in demand at auctions and museums—here are five to watch....
2019-06-16 21:34

Aladdin Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's looking like "a whole new world" on Hollywood Blvd. The biggest and brightest stars flocked to the Los Angeles premiere of Disney's Aladdin on Tuesday evening. Held......
2019-05-22 12:17

Stars and Stripes (and Wins) Forever The United States women’s team has always played against its history as much as flesh-and-blood opponents. On Sunday, the current edition raised the bar ever higher....
2019-07-07 22:51

Kids want to be YouTubers, not movie stars (NBC News) ANAHEIM, Calif. — In a crowded ballroom on the top floor of the Anaheim Convention Center, teens and young adults with colorful hair and cameras in their hands mingled on Friday. The group had gathered as part of a networking group of up-a...
2019-07-14 04:17

All the Stars Who've Hosted the MTV Movie & TV Awards: Where Are They Now? It's almost time for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards! Zachary Levi will host this year's event from the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. on Monday, June 17. The Shazam!......
2019-06-14 15:34

NYC-area stars and former AAU teammates get drafted The New York City area joined the party late in the first round of the NBA draft. Ty Jerome, the New Rochelle native who played a critical role in Virginia’s run to a national championship, was drafted 24th overall by the Celtics, then traded to the ...
2019-06-21 17:51

Scotland Can Become Stars In Their First Performance On The Big Stage Most countries making their debut in a tournament like the World Cup are just happy to be there. Implied in a country making it to its first major tournament is that the country in the very recent past was not very good, and its soccer infrastructure...
2019-06-09 19:34

Unlikely track day stars: top picks for under £2000 An old Mercedes S-Class really could be your ideal track day weapon You don’t need vintage metal or a flash new supercar to be a track-day star, just one of these low-cost larrikins To the casual observer, they appear to be worn-out wrecks. But ...
2019-07-06 19:34

The movie stars all Americans can agree on This year will be remembered as the year America went to the dogs. At least cinematically. We’ve just seen the release of “A Dog’s Journey.” It is not to be confused with its predecessor “A Dog’s Purpose,” which was different from “A Dog’s Way Home,”...
2019-06-01 17:17

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, according to new research published Tuesday....
2019-05-29 11:34

Driver busted with ridiculous fake New York inspection sticker An upstate New York man was busted for driving with a crudely drawn fake vehicle safety inspection sticker, prompting local authorities to mock the creation. Cops spotted the phony red sticker when they pulled over 35-year-old Manuel Muniz on Monday ...
2019-05-23 05:17

Arby’s creates ‘Megetables’ in response to fake meat trend Ever feel like you should eat more vegetables, but just want to eat meat instead? Well, Arby’s has the solution. In a strange gimmick targeted at the recent popularity of fake meat options — like Beyond and Impossible — the home of “the meats&#...
2019-06-27 19:34

CNN's Jim Acosta claims Trump was just engaging in an 'act' when he called him 'fake news' CNN reporter Jim Acosta will reportedly release a new book, on June 11, in which he suggests that President Trump didn't take the "fake news" accusation seriously at the beginning of his presidency....
2019-05-26 02:34

‘Fake Orthodox’ couple accused of trying to convert Jews to Christianity David Costello and Rivkah Weber look every bit a young Orthodox Jewish couple. Costello sports a yarmulke and sidelocks and Weber dresses modestly and covers her head. They keep kosher and never miss Sabbath at the synagogue. But they do share one li...
2019-05-26 16:17

Cambodia jails translator over 'fake news' sex trafficking film A Cambodian court jailed a fixer and translator for two years on Wednesday for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained "fake news"....
2019-06-28 08:51

Researchers Want to Build Fake Photo Detection Tools Right Into Our Cameras There are ways in which digital forensics experts can identify if an image has been manipulated, but there’s certainly room for improvement, especially at a time when faking images is only getting easier, more realistic, and, most insidiously, more c...
2019-05-29 03:17

Dutch man conned investors out of $26M with fake Bitcoin mining rigs A man from Apeldoorn, Netherlands has been arrested for fraud and money laundering after convincing over 100 people to invest a total of $26 million in fictitious Bitcoin mining rigs. The 33-year-old named as Berry van M. was director of two companie...
2019-05-21 15:17

Singapore's anti-fake news law could muzzle free speech Singapore has recently joined the list of countries seeking to protect their citizens from harmful online content. But many complain the government's move "criminalizes free speech" and encourages self-censorship....
2019-06-06 18:17

Airbnb users getting scammed with fake rentals, account closures Some Airbnb users are being scammed with their accounts being accessed and being charged for non-refundable reservations made on their payment method.        ...
2019-05-21 14:32

Former French PM Fillon's trial over fake jobs set for February 24-March 10 French former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife will stand trial between February 24 and March 10, a Paris court said Thursday, on charges related to a fake jobs scandal that ruined his bid for the 2017 presidency....
2019-07-11 16:00

Schools to teach pupils about perils of fake news and catfishing Education secretary says guidance will help guard children against online harmsGuidance on teaching online safety in schools to make children more resilient to catfishing, fake news and other online harms has been announced by the education secretary...
2019-06-27 18:51

As Facebook cracks down on fake political ads, businesses are getting caught in the crossfire Facebook's automated system for detecting political advertising has flagged ads mentioning certain issues, even if they're not politically motivated. Small business owners who rely on Facebook advertising say they are frustrated....
2019-06-28 17:34

Fake Notes With Face Value Of Rs 8L Seized, 1 Held In Maharashtra's Jalna Police arrested a 45-year-old man for allegedly cheating people on the pretext of offering them low interest loans and seized fake currency notes having face value of Rs 8 lakh from him in Jalna......
2019-06-13 11:34

Facebook, Twitter delete fake accounts originating in Iran Several fake social media accounts spreading messages in support of Iran have been removed from Facebook and Twitter. The deletion of the accounts came after an investigation by internet security firm FireEye....
2019-05-29 08:00

Trinamool Leader Accuses BJP For "Fake Cards" With Mamata Banerjee's Name The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday slammed the BJP for allegedly engineering the circulation in the social media a fake membership card bearing the name of its supremo Mamata Banerjee....
2019-07-10 10:17

| WATCH: Trump slams 'fake polls' suggesting he's falling behind US President Donald Trump has slammed reports that his internal re-election campaign polls show him trailing Democratic front-runner Joe Biden, as well as other candidates in the 2020 presidential race....
2019-06-13 16:34

"Fake": Foreign Ministry On Report Saying India Ready For Talks With Pak India on Thursday dismissed as "fake news" a Pakistani media report claiming New Delhi is ready for talks with Islamabad, saying there is no change in its position that Pakistan must first take......
2019-06-20 23:51

Trump says U.K. protests were ‘small’ and ‘fake news,’ but pictures tell a different story U.S. President Donald Trump severely downplayed the size of the crowds protesting his state visit to the U.K., calling them "small" despite pictures showing thousands of demonstrators. ...
2019-06-04 18:34

A warranty fraudster tricked Apple into replacing 1,500 fake iPhones Apparently, some counterfeit iPhones are good enough to fool Apple itself -- especially if they can't be switched on. Quan Jiang, a Chinese national living in Oregon, allegedly took advantage of that by running an elaborate warranty scam that ul...
2019-05-23 21:00

Indiana woman sentenced to probation in fake cancer scam MARION, Ind. (AP) — A northeastern Indiana woman who authorities say lied to friends and family about having cancer has been sentenced to two years of probation. The Chronicle-Tribune reports 41-year-old Tina Fonseca Stanley of Marion was sentenced t...
2019-06-07 17:17

In BJP's List Of Bengal Political Murders, Mix Of Fake And Genuine Cases Of the 54 cases listed by the BJP as cases of their workers being murdered by the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in West Bengal, at least seven claims appear to be fake and nine are too vague to draw......
2019-06-07 15:17

911 operator wrote fake doctor’s notes to get out of work, cops say An NYPD 911 operator was busted Monday for allegedly writing up fake doctor’s notes to get paid days off, police said. Stephanie Williams, 30, is accused of giving the fraudulent medical notes to the NYPD on seven different occasions, cops said...
2019-05-21 16:51

16 Million Accounts Of Indian Instagram Influencers Are Fake, Says Study A whopping 16 million accounts of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics" that marketers often......
2019-07-13 19:17

Modern Manufacturing Has Made It Nearly Impossible to Spot a Fake Rolex At one point in time, it was easy to spot a fake Rolex, as most knock-offs used a non-mechanical Quartz movement inside that resulted in a stuttered ticking movement of the watch’s second hand. But as the experts at Watchfinder & Co. discovered, ...
2019-06-05 18:00

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
2019-06-22 10:51

Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-05 17:34

Man accused in Estill Co. case indicted on fake documents charge LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A federal grand jury in Lexington has indicted a man who previously was accused of messaging teenagers for sex in Estill County. Officials said the indictment was handed up Thursday in Lexington federal court against T...
2019-06-30 19:00

That Viral Video of a Family Fleeing an Avalanche is Totally Fake Have you seen that viral video of a family watching an avalanche? The dad leaves his wife and kids to die as the avalanche barrels down on them. It’s pretty funny in a twisted way. But the video is totally fake. Read more......
2019-06-06 19:17

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promisi...
2019-07-05 11:17

Consumers lose thousands to fake credit repair scheme Want to add 100 points or more to your credit score? Consumers pay thousands in upfront fees to clear up bad credit but have little to show.       ...
2019-07-05 19:00

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect way to explore Dylan....
2019-06-18 14:00

Dutch 'Big Brother' creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire businessman John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook in an Amsterdam court on Wednesday, saying the social media giant had allowed fake ads on its platform using his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
2019-06-05 16:34

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month period Facebook said it had removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over the past two quarters, a spike in inauthentic activity that the tech giant attributed to “unsophisticated” bad actors that are caught in the act of creating scores of fake profiles i...
2019-05-23 19:51

McDonald's Japan Fined For Its Fake Roast Beef Burgers Japan’s Consumer Affairs Agency has fined McDonald’s after breaking the law and misrepresenting the Tokyo Roast Beef Burger sold in summer 2017. According to NicoNico, the fine is 21.7 million yen (nearly $200,000) and must be paid by December 25 of ...
2019-05-24 16:51

Feds find diamonds, fake passport at Epstein’s townhouse The feds found dozens of diamonds, piles of cash and a fake passport with Jeffrey Epstein’s photo stashed in a safe at the convicted pedophile’s Upper East Side townhouse, they said Monday. Prosecutors told a Manhattan federal judge about the n...
2019-07-15 22:00

Half of Americans think fake news is a big problem and they blame politicians for it Misinformation was cited more often as a major problem than sexism, racism, illegal immigration or terrorism.        ...
2019-06-06 00:51

No Special Treatment: Fake Video of Zuckerberg Stays on Instagram Instagram will refrain from taking down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" of Facebook's CEO bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
2019-06-12 07:51

Trump dismisses ‘very small’ London protests as ‘fake news’ President Trump on Tuesday dismissed the thousands of protesters in London rallying against his state visit to the UK, claiming he saw a “very, very small group of people put in for political reasons.” At a joint press conference with out...
2019-06-04 17:34

8 busted for using fake city parking placards to dodge tickets Eight people were busted Tuesday morning for using phony city parking placards to fight tickets, officials said. The five men and three women are all charged with felony possession of a forged instrument — and several also face misdemeanor criminal i...
2019-06-04 23:51

Cambodia jails translator over ‘fake news’ sex trafficking film The fixer and translator for the film will face for two years in jail for his role in making a documentary about sex trafficking in the Southeast Asian country which the government said contained “fake news.”...
2019-06-29 03:34

Fake Instagram accounts are hijacking Sudan solidarity campaign Some Instagram accounts have been accused of using a social media campaign that aims to promote solidarity with victims of unrest in Sudan merely to gain more followers on the platform....
2019-06-19 00:51

Fake lashes with side effects: Risk of eczema and infection Long, full lashes are considered attractive, especially in women. That's why artificial lashes are on the rise. But these extensions come with health risks....
2019-06-17 12:34

QB Brett Favre staying retired, Instagram announcement was fake Legendary quarterback Brett Favre says he isn't coming out of retirement. An Instagram announcement declaring his return to the NFL, he said, was a hoax....
2019-06-19 19:17

Report: QuadrigaCX CEO used fake trades to misappropriate users’ cryptocurrency The Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX appears to have been playing with fire long before it collapsed – and took $134 million with it – earlier this year. According to the latest report from administrators, EY, QuadrigaCX had been operating...
2019-06-20 15:17

Stars' muted fashion on MTV carpet Elisabeth Moss, Aubrey Plaza and Audrina Patridge were some of the stars who went all black for the annual MTV Movie & TV Awards. (June 18)        ...
2019-06-18 14:00

| Mahrez shines as other stars fade at AFCON Of all the big name strikers from Europe's top leagues into the Africa Cup of Nations, only one has truly lived up to his star billing: Riyad Mahrez....
2019-07-10 17:34

Drake name drops NBA stars in latest new single Anyone who even casually followed the NBA Finals saw Drake was very much in his feelings about his beloved, hometown Toronto Raptors. After trolling some Golden State Warriors players — including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — on Ins...
2019-06-15 18:34

Grill Stars: This Summer's Hottest Steaks How does a particular cut of beef rise from obscurity to celebrity status? Top butchers offer a glimpse into their business—plus pro tips on how to put a perfect sear on the steaks they’re loving now....
2019-07-03 23:51

Stars part ways with RW Nichushkin: report The Dallas Stars reportedly have placed right winger Valeri Nichushkin on unconditional waivers for the purpose of buying out the final year of his contract....
2019-06-30 08:34

Why isn’t YouTube held accountable for the actions of its stars? The debate surrounding YouTube's responsibilities about the content it hosts has reignited after yet more controversy. The Google-owned video service whiffed when initially asked to discipline a creator clearly violating its policies on acceptab...
2019-06-06 19:51

What's the Relationship Like Between Real Housewives Stars and Producers? A lot happens on Bravo's Real Housewives franchise that viewers don't get to see--and Kristen Taekman is shedding new light on that. The Real Housewives of New York City veteran......
2019-06-18 21:00

Chris Evert: Tennis stars under more pressure Former world No. 1 Chris Evert tells CNN that today's tennis stars are under more pressure, due to money and the media, to perform compared with her day....
2019-05-21 14:39

'Go gays!': Why USA's LGBTQ World Cup stars are more important than ever With homophobic attitudes on the rise in the US, the exploits of gay American heroes on the pitch in France are a welcome sight“Go gays!” said Megan Rapinoe following USA’s World Cup quarter-final victory over France. “You can’t win a championship wi...
2019-07-05 13:51

Pucker Up! You Have to See These Hollywood Stars Caught On the Kiss Cam When you go to a sporting event, there are quite a few things to look out for: There are your favorite hot athlete scoring for the team, Beyoncé and Jay-Z possibly sitting courtside and of......
2019-06-19 13:17

Ben Simmons among nine NBA stars in Australia's World Cup squad Coach Andrej Lemanis announces strong squad17-man list will be trimmed to 12 playersBen Simmons, Joe Ingles, Patty Mills, Aron Baynes and Matthew Dellavedova headline Australia’s star-studded extended squad for the Fiba World Cup campaign. Boomers co...
2019-05-23 13:00

World Cup stars were given disposable cameras. This is what they shot In late 2018, global photography project Goal Click gave footballers from around the world disposable cameras so that they could document their lives ahead of the Women's World Cup in France....
2019-06-28 00:34

Broadway went dark, but stars still shone — on the sidewalks On Broadway, as the saying goes, the show must go on — even in a blackout. Saturday night’s five-hour power outage sent thousands of show-goers out of darkened theaters and crowding onto the sidewalks, where many were delighted to found t...
2019-07-14 10:51

Still-too-early All-Stars: Who's on track for the Midsummer Classic? Sure, the star-studded affair is still a month away, but voting is open now. Here's our first look at who should be making travel plans to Cleveland....
2019-06-05 15:34

Eleven stars to watch at the Women's World Cup If Phil Neville’s England can match or better the team’s 2015 Women’s World Cup showing over the next few weeks in France, interest levels at home will be unprecedented....
2019-06-06 05:34

How deplatforming became a rallying cry for right-wing media stars Days after a Saturday rally where conservative provocateurs claimed social-media censorship, a Trump summit could be a landmark in the deplatforming movement....
2019-07-11 14:17

The real stars of China's first dedicated car museum China's car industry is only around 70 years old, but its first auto museum is not short of icons China has only been making cars since the 1950s, but its short homegrown history is rich and varied, as the Shanghai Auto Museum reveals Opened in 20...
2019-06-29 09:00

'No one buys albums': why pop stars are selling cannabis From Jenny Lewis to Margo Price, pot is music’s new money-spinner. And it’s targeting womenBid farewell to the merch stand mainstays of T-shirts and tote bags and say hello to pop’s latest money-spinner: weed. Noted musical marijuana enthusiasts Snoo...
2019-06-01 09:34

Stars remember ‘The Rebbe’ 25 years after his passing A surprising cast of people has surfaced online to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Grand Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson — including supermodel Naomi Campbell and singer-TV star Paula Abdul. “I have personally learned so much from his wisd...
2019-07-07 23:34

Pars the stars as Woodland keeps U.S. Open lead Usually birdies and bogeys are the focal point of any round but for Gary Woodland it was pars that provided the highlights on Saturday, sending him into the final round of the U.S. Open with a one shot lead....
2019-06-16 10:34

| Rwanda's Kagame stars in DRC Tshisekedi ceremonies Rwandan President Paul Kagame was the surprise guest at ceremonies in DRC on Friday to honour deceased opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi hosted by his son Felix, the country's president....
2019-06-01 00:17

With Darius Garland, the N.B.A.’s ‘Three-Player’ Draft Now Has Four Stars The Vanderbilt point guard has forced his way into a conversation that for months has included just three names: Zion Williamson, Ja Morant and R.J. Barrett....
2019-06-20 21:17

Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars' Vietnam, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Myanmar will be the top growth markets for consumer goods giant Unilever over the next few years as a rapidly growing population and an emerging middle class rapidly consume the company's household good products, Chi...
2019-06-11 16:34

Former US women’s soccer stars to take part in new CTE study Using your noggin’ might not be a good thing if you’re a female soccer player, according to researchers. The Boston University School of Medicine is kick-starting a study on the potentially brain-damaging long-term effects of repeated hea...
2019-06-28 22:00

PGA stars discuss Open Championship course conditions What I'm Hearing: Golfweek's Steve DiMeglio is on hand at the Open Championship and spoke to Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler and Adam Scott about the playing conditions at Royal Portrush.        ...
2019-07-16 03:17

Lifting the cup: why sports bras are the stars of the summer Since they were first created in 1977, they have been the unsung champions of the gym kit. Not any more. This season, the sports bra is the most valued playerThe first trainers, rubber-soled shoes that made it possible to play tennis or croquet witho...
2019-06-12 18:17

How Music Stars Became Fashion's Most Bankable Collaborators You can now stream Rihanna's music via Spotify, dress in her Fenty tailored denim, buy her cosmetics at Harvey Nichols and sleep in her Savage x Fenty pyjamas...
2019-05-29 11:51

The Rock and other stars promote positivity at MTV awards LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson says a person is most powerful when staying true to themselves and encouraged others to adopt that approach while accepting a top honor at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. Johnson’s speech whil...
2019-06-18 06:34

Fake diamond alert: If yours are simulated or made in a lab, you can't call them mined Diamonds are mined and if they're lab-created or synthetic, you have to say as much, the FTC is warning jewelers.        ...
2019-05-28 23:51

Terry Pratchett predicted rise of fake news in 1995, says biographer Marc Burrows discovered Bill Gates interview in which the writer warned of ‘parity of esteem’ given to stories published on the netIn 1995, the internet was a world of dial-up connections and Usenet newsgroups, but according to his biographer, Terry ...
2019-05-30 18:51

Many Americans Believe Fake News Is a Bigger Problem Than Racism, New Poll Finds Before an orange-tinged carnival barker began waging a war with the media and Russian troll farms began spewing misinformation across social media to help said carnival barker ascend to the White House, the quality of news probably ranked fairly low ...
2019-06-08 21:34

D-Day deception: How phantom armies and fake information helped win the Battle of Normandy It was 75 years ago that the Allied forces undertook Operation Overlord, the codename for the invasion for the Battle of Normandy, which involved the D-Day landings that were actually codenamed Operation Neptune....
2019-06-05 19:34

Instagram Won't Drop Fake Clip Of Zuckerberg Bragging About "Stolen Data" Instagram will not take down an ultra-realistic "deepfake video" posted on Tuesday of Facebook's chief executive bragging about controlling billions of people's "stolen" personal data....
2019-06-13 08:51

Katz’s hosting fake orgasm contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally…’ anniversary If you can fake it here, you can fake it anywhere. Katz’s Delicatessen is hosting an orgasm-faking contest next month to celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the classic romantic comedy “When Harry Met Sally…” The deli was fam...
2019-05-30 00:51

Badly-made fake license plate leads to arrest in California MOORPARK, Calif. (AP) — A big-rig truck driver has been arrested after authorities spotted a phony license plate on his rig. How could they tell? Well, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department says the 1960s-style yellow-on-black plate had wobbl...
2019-06-13 02:51

Jeffrey Epstein claims he got fake passport to protect himself from plane hijacking Jeffrey Epstein says he got a fake passport listing his residence as Saudi Arabia in the 1980s because he is Jewish — and that it could have offered him some protection if he ever fell victim to an airline hijacking. Attorneys for multimillionaire pe...
2019-07-17 01:17

Homeless and poor people recruited to fake slipping in alleged $31M scam Three men recruited poor and homeless people to stage phony slip-and-fall accidents in front of businesses around the city to cheat the companies and their insurers out of more than $31.7 million, jurors found Tuesday. Following a three-week trial, t...
2019-05-29 06:17

Fake accounts pose as candidates, reporters to push pro-Iran agenda A propaganda effort possibly out of Iran has been using Facebook and Twitter to try and impersonate real Americans, including a handful of US congressional candidates, according to new research....
2019-05-30 01:51

Moonday Mornings: Facebook scammers target UAE investors with fake Bitcoin ads Welcome to another week and another Moonday Mornings. It’s Hard Fork’s wrap-up of the weekend’s top cryptocurrency and blockchain headlines. Let’s get to it. 1. Facebook has removed a number of fake adverts that falsely claim Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed...
2019-07-01 11:34

Pizza Chain In Trouble For Covertly Serving Fake Meat: Report New Zealand pizza chain, Hell Pizza on Friday denied misleading customers by covertly serving fake meat, despite a lawyer's warning that the company might have breached a trade act....
2019-06-28 16:17

Fake Saudi prince who flaunted on Instagram sentenced in fraud scheme Miami fraudster Anthony Gignac was sentenced Friday by a Florida judge to 18.5 years in prison for swindling $8 million from people by posing as Middle Eastern royalty, according to reports....
2019-06-02 00:34

Demand In Rajya Sabha To Regulate Fake News, Indecent Language A demand to frame a law to regulate fake news and indecent language on social media platforms such as Twitter and Facebook was made in the Rajya Sabha Tuesday....
2019-07-02 15:51

There are calls for models wearing fake pregnancy bumps in ad campaigns to be banned There are calls for fashion firms to stop using fake bump models, after reality star Arabella Chi was used as ASOS's maternity model despite never having been pregnant....
2019-06-29 01:34

Facebook Allowed a Fake Video to Spread and Now Nancy Pelosi Is PISSED Last week, a video of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that had been slowed down and edited so she appeared drunk spread like wildfire across the internet, where it was inevitably found and posted by President Trump. The video largely spread via social med...
2019-05-30 07:17

Apple's iOS 13 Lets Us Fake Intimacy in FaceTime by Correcting Our Gaze to Look Into the Camera It appears Apple is testing out a feature that will help users fake some intimacy during video calls. There’s a new feature in the third developer version of iOS 13 beta, called FaceTime Attention Correction, which corrects your gaze to make it look ...
2019-07-03 18:34

An authentication expert at The RealReal showed us how to spot fake designer accessories The RealReal is going public and could be valued at $1.6 billion when it begins trading on Friday. We visited the luxury reseller's NYC location where an authentication expert walked us through how to spot fake designer goods. We looked at two versi...
2019-06-28 10:34

Spy Used AI to Create Fake LinkedIn Photo to Fool Targets, Report Finds LinkedIn might be where you go to find jobs, but it’s also apparently where spies lurk. Experts are now saying they’ve found an instance where a spy used an AI-generated face to connect with targets, according to a report from the Associated Press.Re...
2019-06-13 21:17

Men Who Floated Fake Income Tax Webpage, Hacked Bank Accounts Arrested Seven persons including three Nigerians have been arrested by city police for hacking into over 2,000 bank accounts and transferring crores of rupees after creating a fake webpage of the Income Tax......
2019-06-13 19:17

Facebook Removes a Fresh Batch of Iran-Linked Fake Accounts Outside researchers tipped Facebook off that a social media network was pushing Iranian interests, posing as journalists, and even impersonating politicians....
2019-05-29 06:01

Fake fundraisers trying to capitalize on murder of internet star Bianca Devins Fundraisers popping up online in honor of slain internet star Bianca Devins — whose gruesome murder was chronicled on Instagram by her alleged killer — are all fake, a spokesman for her family said Tuesday. Internet trolls are claiming to raise cash ...
2019-07-16 22:34

"Don't Be Afraid": Rahul Gandhi's Message To Party On "Fake Exit Polls" A day before the counting of votes, Congress president Rahul Gandhi has urged party men to be "alert in the next 24 hours" and be fearless in a tweet similar to his sister Priyanka Gandhi's audio......
2019-05-22 15:51

Twitter bans anti-Trump Krassenstein brothers over fake accounts Twitter has put the kibosh on the Krassenstein brothers – saying the anti-Trump trolls had broken the site’s rules by operating fake accounts. Brian and Ed Krassenstein, who gained a wide following for their uncanny ability to instantly respond to th...
2019-05-24 19:34

That Viral Video of a Robot Uprising Is Fake Because the Real Thing Will Be So Much Deadlier Have you seen that viral video of a robot getting its ass kicked by humans? The robot is forced to perform a variety of agility drills and gets hit with a hockey stick, enduring quite a bit of abuse before the robot finally pulls a gun on its human t...
2019-06-17 23:34

Fact-checks on fake news rarely reaches most affected communities BRUSSELS – The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news. The analysis by big-data firm Alto Data ...
2019-07-11 23:51

16 Million Followers of Indian Instagram Influencers Fake, Study Claims A whopping 16 million followers of Indian influencers on Facebook-owned Instagram are fake, revealed a new study, suggesting such people are artificially boosting "vanity metrics"....
2019-07-15 10:51

Jeffrey Epstein kept nude art, fake breasts in creepy sex lair: accuser Jeffrey Epstein’s Upper East Side townhouse was a creepy lair lined with tell-tale signs of his perversion, including a self-portrait of the multimillionaire and a young girl, and a pair of fake breasts the convicted pedophile played with in th...
2019-07-11 00:00

Police Mistook US Teen's Fake Gun As Real, Shot Her, Video Shows A 17-year-old girl killed by a California police officer last week appears to have been pointing a replica gun at the officer when she was shot, video footage released Friday shows....
2019-07-13 10:00

Here's How a Facebook Exec Defended Leaving Up That Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Doctored videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that make her appear as if she is slurring or intoxicated and went viral toward the end of last week—one was shared by President Donald Trump on Thursday—will not be removed from Facebook despite the fact...
2019-05-27 06:34

Facebook Defends Decision to Leave Fake Nancy Pelosi Video Up, Because of Course They Do By now, everyone who has seen or heard of the widely circulated video that made House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) seem intoxicated is fake. YouTube took down uploads of the video, a call which seemed like a no-brainer to most....
2019-05-27 02:34

Fake wedding ‘groom’ drops lawsuit against ‘bride’ Andi Potamkin He got cold feet. A celebrity hairstylist who sued his ex for allegedly faking their million-dollar wedding is walking away — claiming he can’t afford the litigation. William Jordan Blackmore sued auto dealer scion Andi Potamkin in May, accusin...
2019-07-13 00:34

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority o...
2019-06-21 15:51

Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids slams Juul's 'fake apology' Campaign for Tobacco Free-Kids slammed Juul's "fake apology," saying it's "a blatant attempt to deflect attention from the company's wrongdoing" in "creating the youth e-cigarette epidemic."...
2019-07-15 17:51

Man Pleads Guilty to Trafficking Fake iPhones in Scheme That Cost Apple Nearly $900,000 A Chinese national and former engineering student in Oregon pleaded guilty on Wednesday to one count of trafficking in counterfeit goods in a scheme that defrauded Apple out of roughly 1,500 iPhones.Read more......
2019-05-23 13:00

Real v fake: debunking the 'drunk' Nancy Pelosi footage - video Footage of the Democratic House Speaker was edited to make her appear drunk or unwell, in the latest incident highlighting social media's struggle to deal with disinformation. Compare the original footage with the viral clip• Facebook refuses to dele...
2019-05-24 20:51

Influencer’s ‘surprise’ engagement blasted as fake over leaked sponsors request There’s nothing more romantic than brand sponsorship. An Instagram influencer’s elaborate “surprise” engagement was recently shopped around to companies, which were asked to back the couple’s special moment with sponsorships. “We’re...
2019-06-21 06:17

Sunny Beach escorts warning as FAKE ads set up to snare horny Brits BRIT punters heading to the cheapest resort in Europe have been warned off booking Sunny Beach escorts as hundreds of fake adverts are set up to snare horny lads....
2019-06-16 23:17

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Jou...
2019-06-21 02:00

Chinese man guilty of sending 1,500 fake iPhones to Apple in warranty fraud SALEM, Ore. — Over the span of two years, a Chinese national in Oregon sent devices that looked like iPhones to Apple, saying they wouldn’t turn on and should be replaced under warranty. He didn’t just submit a couple of the devices — he delive...
2019-05-23 05:17

ASMR and fake metal prop construction videos have, at long last, been combined Before the internet, unfortunate craftspeople had to learn the ins and outs of their trade without any reprieve from the stress that comes with hard, delicate work. Now, in a world where seemingly anything is possible, a YouTube video from the excell...
2019-06-27 23:51

Hungary: the crucible for faulty efforts by Facebook to banish fake news Efforts to tackle abuse have brought the platform into collision with the governmentThe denunciation filled the front page of one of Hungary’s main newspapers. “Facebook has become a political actor,” declared the pro-government Magyar Nemzet, the la...
2019-05-21 14:39

Prince Wrote These Songs for Other Stars. Now Listen to Him Sing Them Prince’s career had milestones in every direction. He released a slew of world-altering singles, from the smoldering “Little Red Corvette” to the lighters-up title track to Purple Rain. His live performances were the stuff of legend...
2019-06-20 15:34

Facialist to the stars joins Knockout Beauty in the Hamptons Knockout Beauty founder Cayli Cavaco Reck and aesthetician Georgia Louise — who counts Karlie Kloss and a couple of A-list Jennifers (Aniston and Lawrence) as celeb clients — share a passion for pores and a devotion to glow. “We’re friends because we...
2019-07-03 15:17

Motorsport stars take to the red carpet for Heroes London premiere Stars including Jean Todt and Bernie Ecclestone took to the red carpet to celebrate the launch of the new feature-length Heroes film in London, and raise money for the ICM Brain and Spine Institute...
2019-07-11 14:34

Williamson Stars As New Zealand Survive Brathwaite Scare Victory saw New Zealand return to the top of the World Cup points table but the heart-breaking defeat left the West Indies on the verge of elimination....
2019-06-23 03:34

Australia Stars Go Barefoot In World Cup Bonding Session The move was inspired by Australia head coach Justin Langer, who last year described himself as "a bit of a hippy", spending a month a year growing out his beard and walking barefoot....
2019-07-08 23:34

What went wrong for Bryce Harper, other missing MLB All-Stars from 2018 Harper's first season in Philadelphia hasn't had All-Star form, but he's hardly the only All-Star from last year sitting out this week's Midsummer Classic....
2019-07-08 20:17

Big Littles Lies Season 2 Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Now that Game of Thrones is over, HBO's Big Little Lies is here to fill that void deep in your heart. While the cast isn't back in Monterey (just a few more weeks!), they are......
2019-05-30 07:34

These 5 stars auditioned to play Elvis in Baz Luhrmann’s new biopic Who will be crowned The King? A slew of young Hollywood heartthrobs are in contention to take on the lead role in director Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley biopic. Tom Hanks has already been cast as Elvis’ notoriously controlling man...
2019-07-02 16:17

Movie stars urge 'Görliwood' to snub far-right mayor The eastern German town of Görlitz has provided the location for a number of Hollywood blockbusters. Now, several film stars have written to residents asking them not to pick a nationalist candidate for mayor....
2019-06-07 21:17

Jennifer Aniston Is Open to a Friends Reunion--and Says Her Co-Stars Are Too It's been 15 years since Friends ended, and fans are ready to get the gang back together. While the cast has been bombarded with reunion questions for years, the stars have yet to give a firm......
2019-06-05 20:51

Astronomers spot dozens of stars that have been evicted from their homes We often think of stars as things that don’t move around much, but in some galaxies, that’s far from a universal truth. New observations made by NASA’s powerful Chandra X-Ray Observatory reveal that some stars are routinely booted o...
2019-05-31 02:51

BET Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Stars such as Eva Marcille, Meagan Good and Angela Simmons hit the red, well, technically blue carpet on Saturday for the 2019 BET Awards. The annual ceremony, celebrating celebrates......
2019-06-24 00:51

Elliot Roberts, Manager of Rock Stars, Is Dead at 76 He guided the careers of Joni Mitchell, David Crosby, Jackson Browne, Tom Petty and Tracy Chapman but was best known for his many years with Neil Young....
2019-06-24 02:51

Stranger Things Season 3 Premiere: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Hawkins, Indiana is going Hollywood! The cast of Netflix's Stranger Things turned out on Friday evening for the Season 3 world premiere, which took place in Santa Monica, Calif. Stars......
2019-06-29 06:00

Stars put on tribute for late Karl Lagerfeld in Paris Portraits of Karl Lagerfeld, who died in February, lined the walls of Paris’ Grand Palais as VIP friends of the Chanel designer staged a final tribute to his iconic life Thursday...
2019-06-20 23:34

Why even the biggest sports stars battle with life away from the spotlight Three years ago Tyson Fury seemed like he had it all: He was the world heavyweight champion and had a loving wife and children. But inside he was battling his own demons of drugs, alcohol and depression and was ready to drive his convertible Ferrari ...
2019-06-18 02:17

Country stars offer prayers for Granger Smith Country stars at the CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee, offered prayers for fellow singer Granger Smith, whose three-year-old son died in an accident. (June 10)        ...
2019-06-11 15:34

After a brilliant World Cup victory, US stars return to their day jobs It’s been a non-stop party since Megan Rapinoe and Co won the World Cup. But now the task is to see if they can grow the domestic leagueIt’s been a non-stop party for the US women’s national team since they won the World Cup on Sunday. The champagne ...
2019-07-11 16:51

TrevorLIVE New York Gala 2019: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Pride month continues with another star-studded celebration in New York City! The Trevor Project--an organization working to end LGBTQ+ youth suicide--hosted its bi-annual gala at......
2019-06-18 06:17

7 places you can sleep in a bubble under the stars or northern lights Here's where you can sleep inside clear bubble domes to view the stars, northern lights and majestic landscapes.        ...
2019-05-28 14:34

ESPYS 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive The time we've all been waiting for is finally here! The 2019 ESPYS are finally here and we're celebrating outstanding professional and amateur athletes in a wide variety of......
2019-07-11 01:34

Viral stars with big enough ‘hits’ to box ‘Bagel Guy’ Chris Morgan At just 5-foot-nothing, angry Bagel Boss brawler Chris Morgan may get short odds for his first boxing match. He also starts off with a poor fight record — getting easily squashed by the much larger guy he railed against in the video that first made h...
2019-07-16 22:34

Inside ‘the program’ churning out U.S. stars like Jack Hughes BUFFALO — The players just refer to it as “the program,” which makes it sound ominous. But to everyone else it is known as the U.S. Developmental Program, and it has produced its best crop of young hockey players ever this year, led by the presumptiv...
2019-06-03 05:17

Strength in Numbers: Warriors' non-stars come up big when needed most The Golden State Warriors' supporting cast made as big a splash as the Splash Brothers in a Game 2 win over the Toronto Raptors.        ...
2019-06-03 19:17

Nashville stars love to play tourist at home Tourism comes alive in the summer, but the thousands who flock to the city aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based country stars enjoy playing tourist too. (June 21)        ...
2019-06-22 02:34

Chile’s mystical Elqui valley and its sky full of stars The wine region in the Atacama desert is fast becoming the world’s leading astronomy and astro-tourism destination – and its pure skies are perfect for viewing Tuesday’s total solar eclipseThe Atacama desert may be the driest non-polar place on Earth...
2019-07-01 14:00

NASA’s Curiosity Rover stars in rare pic taken by spacecraft It’s just a blue speck on the red planet, but that didn’t stop the Curiosity Rover from having its moment in the sun. The little Mars rover was captured in an image taken from on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and released by NASA....
2019-07-13 20:17

'I search for chaos': street photography's new stars – in pictures From the stray cats of Istanbul to Belgium’s cross-dressing carnival, the LensCulture street photography awards celebrate a bold new wave of street-life chroniclers. Here’s our pick of the best entriesView more award-winners on LensCulture’s website ...
2019-06-27 22:51

Facebook is trying to woo YouTube stars with new ways to make money For many online video stars, YouTube is top of mind when it comes to the best place to post a video. Facebook seems to be trying to change that.       ...
2019-07-09 20:17

The Lion King Premiere: See Every Look As Beyoncé and More Stars Arrive Can you feel the love tonight on the Lion King red carpet? The star-studded cast came together for the world premiere of the highly-anticipated live-action film. Beyoncé, Donald......
2019-07-10 04:34

YouTube is hiring someone to make peace with its disaffected stars YouTube needs a heart, and is on the lookout for someone to "develop empathy" with creators – many of whom find that the pressure of planning, recording, editing and uploading videos several times a week leaves them feeling burned out and mise...
2019-06-14 16:34

The Fiver | A flaw in the PSG strategy of indulging their stars' every whim Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!This time last year the international performance artist Neymar Jr was reflecting deeply on being knocked out of the World Cup by Marouane Fellaini’s Belgium. He vowed to come back stronger and, know...
2019-07-09 17:34

Shooting stars: the Field Day photography masterclass – in pictures Guardian photographer David Levene gets students to test their skills at a music festival. Each of the Guardian photography masterclass students had the chance to take portraits backstage, as well as documenting the festival experience and atmosphere...
2019-06-10 21:51

X-Men stars to boycott US states with strict abortion laws Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
2019-05-29 06:51

Chill out, Rafa: Why Nadal, stars are turning to cryotherapy Every athlete has their post-competition recovery rituals. Massages, biking out lactic acid in muscles. But how about jumping into a box at a cool minus-150 degrees? Introducing cryotherapy, the hot trend for Rafa Nadal and other top tennis players....
2019-06-08 15:17

‘The 100’ stars Bob Morley and Eliza Taylor secretly got married Celebrity dating conspiracy theories abound in pop culture, but they usually don’t turn out to be true — until now. Bob Morley, 34, and Eliza Taylor, 29, stars of the CW’s post-apocalyptic drama “The 100,” revealed Friday that they secretly married. ...
2019-06-10 20:17

Knicks can’t go wrong with future All-Stars Ja Morant or RJ Barret The Knicks may get themselves a potential All-Star on Thursday just by waiting for Memphis to select. According to Ryan Blake, draft consultant to the NBA, the Knicks can’t go wrong with the third pick in the draft at Barclays Center. At No. 2, Memph...
2019-06-18 07:34

The Room's Tommy Wiseau stars in new animated sci-fi series Tommy Wiseau's 2003 film The Room is known as one of the best worst films of all time -- both awful yet strangely alluring. The filmmaker's awkward mannerisms, impossible to place accent and incredible lack of self-awareness is considered s...
2019-07-03 06:51

Swatting hoax? Famous Miami Herald columnist says fake 911 call made against him Maryland authorities are investigating a "swatting" incident in which a caller made a report against Pulitzer-winning columnist Leonard G. Pitts Jr.        ...
2019-07-01 16:34

Amal Clooney Slams Donald Trump Over "Fake News" Attacks On Media Countries that abuse journalists should pay a "diplomatic price", British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told a conference on media freedom Wednesday, adding that liberal democracies must also......
2019-07-11 13:17

‘Fake George Clooney’ nabbed in Thailand for hustling bogus fashion line Francesco Galdelli and spouse Vanja Goffi — dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" — were nabbed Saturday in a luxury villa in Pattaya following a joint operation by Interpol agents from Rome and Thai authorities....
2019-06-17 02:17

Trump blasts ‘Fake’ media, Dems for ‘phony’ stories about detained migrants President Trump in tweets and during an impromptu news conference Sunday slammed the “Fake” media and Democrats for “phony” stories about migrant children being held in US detention centers on the border. The president called ...
2019-07-08 01:51

Conman who tried to sell fake Lucian Freud portrait for £3,000 on eBay facing prison A conman who pretended he had solved one of the art world's great mysteries when he put a fake Lucian Freud masterpiece up for sale for £3,000 is facing jail....
2019-06-03 12:51

Punjab Government Grants Pardon To Cops Convicted In Fake Encounter Case Four former police officials convicted in 2014 in a fake encounter case of 1993 were pardoned by Punjab Governor VP Singh Bhadnore after recommendations from the state government....
2019-06-22 13:00

Dominican Republic officials blast US tourist death reports as ‘fake news’ Dominican Republic health officials lashed out Wednesday at the recent reports exposing the deaths of American tourists visiting their country, calling them “fake news” with the intent to derail the county’s tourism industry. “It’s all a hysteria aga...
2019-06-20 14:34

Lili Reinhart warns travelers about fake Uber drivers after her own airport experience "Trust your gut. It could save you," the "Riverdale" actress tweeted after refusing to get in a car at the airport that lacked ride-share signage.        ...
2019-06-04 20:51

Fake cryptocurrency apps on Google Play try to profit on bitcoin price surge Enlarge (credit: Google) Google's official Play Store has been caught hosting malicious apps that targeted Android users with an interest in cryptocurrencies, researchers reported on Thursday. In all, researchers with security provider ESET recentl...
2019-05-24 05:34

Steve Bannon's Fake Italian Fascism Academy Got Evicted and Folks, I’m Laughing “Good” pieces of news are so rare these days that stories like “This Teacher Sold Her Limbs on the Black Market for Classroom Supply Money” can pass as heartwarming. But friends, I’ve got an actual heartwarming story here, which involves everyone’s f...
2019-06-01 01:51

Fake Saudi Princes Days Of Designer Clothes, Jets Over With 18-Year Jail A Florida man who posed as a Saudi royal for three decades and cheated people out of $8 million will spend 18 years in prison for fraud, authorities said Friday....
2019-06-01 12:00

Telesup school’s fake façade called ‘a symbol of Peruvian university system’ Education inspectors revealed the university had failed to get accreditation, prompting the state to order a shutdownFrom the street, the newest site of the Telesup university in Lima appeared to be a gleaming, glass-fronted 7-story tower. Inside, ho...
2019-06-08 13:51

'Lot of fake news back there': Trump launches 2020 campaign – video highlights US president Donald Trump has kicked off his bid for the presidency in 2020 with many well-worn attacks on the media, Hillary Clinton and the ‘angry' democrats. An adoring crowd packed the Amway building in Orlando, Florida chanting the same slogans ...
2019-06-19 18:17

This fake video perfectly imagines what will happen when the robots decide to fight back Over the weekend, another of those freaky videos showing humans putting a human-esque robot through its paces began to explode in popularity, for reasons that — in case you haven’t seen the video above yet — only reveal themselves s...
2019-06-18 02:00

While Thousands March, President Trump Dismisses London Protests as ‘Fake News’ Thousands of protestors gathered in central London’s Trafalgar Square on Tuesday to show their anger over U.S. President Trump’s visit to the U.K. Meanwhile, Trump dismissed the protests as “fake news” during a press conferenc...
2019-06-04 23:51

Trump blasts ‘washed up psycho’ Bette Midler for tweeting fake quote President Trump blasted actress Bette Midler as a “washed up psycho” in an early morning tweet after the actress shared a false quote and attributed it to the president. Trump sent the tweet at about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday from London, where he and his ...
2019-06-05 11:34

Russians ‘spread fake plot to assassinate Boris Johnson’ on social media Suspected spy operation was designed to provoke tension in the west, says new studySuspected Russian spies floated a series of fake stories on social media including a claim that Remainers were planning to kill Boris Johnson and that the novichok use...
2019-06-23 02:34

Prosecutors Say Jeffrey Epstein Had Safe Full of Cash, Diamonds, and a Fake Passport This week, accused child rapist Jeffrey Epstein will find out whether he will be allowed to spend his pre-trial days in his plush Manhattan home or if he’ll remain in jail until his day in court....
2019-07-16 00:00

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that has been edited to give the impression that the Democratic House Speaker is drunk or unwell, in the l...
2019-05-24 18:00

Pelosi: Fake video shows Facebook were 'willing enablers' of Russian election interference House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Facebook were "willing enablers of the Russian interference" in 2016 election after the social network declined to take down a doctored video that appeared to show her stumbling while speaking....
2019-05-30 04:00

Tourists shocked to find popular ‘Gates of Heaven’ attraction on Instagram is fake Thousands of visitors flock to Lempuyang Temple in Bali each year, hoping to recreate photographs of them posing at the ethereal "Gates of Heaven". But it turns out it is a clever lie....
2019-07-11 20:34

Jeffries, the No. 5 Democrat in the House, derides Trump as the ‘fake leader of the free world’ The New York congressman’s comment came in a tweet in which he criticized Republicans for remaining silent about the president’s assessment of Joe Biden as a “low I.Q. individual” while on foreign soil....
2019-05-28 17:17

Fake Cop Wore Body Armour, Gun Belt, Then Luck Runs Out At Traffic Stop A Virginia man was charged with impersonating a police officer after a Maryland State trooper spotted him attempt a traffic stop on Interstate 695 near Baltimore on Saturday, police said Sunday....
2019-06-17 06:34

Dunkin’ manager created fake employee, collected extra paycheck, cops say At some workplaces, some employees seem to do the work of two people. But at a Dunkin’ doughnut shop in Florida, a manager was collecting the paychecks of two people – herself and a fake employee, authorities say....
2019-07-11 10:17

Third person accused in Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring case pleads guilty A woman accused of running a Bitcoin-powered fake ID ring pleaded guilty on Tuesday after authorities busted the operation last year.  Among other charges, Sarah Alberts, 35, who is due to be sentenced on October 8, admitted to money laundering, repo...
2019-07-03 13:51

California insurance exec guilty of paying $450,000 to get kids admission to USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
2019-06-21 18:00

Jeffrey Epstein: diamonds, cash and fake passport found in raid, prosecutors say Accusers ask judge not to release him before trial and prosecutors say ‘many individuals’ have come forward who say they are victimsTwo Jeffrey Epstein accusers offered emotional entreaties in court on Monday, asking a judge not to release the financ...
2019-07-16 06:00

CNN political analyst 'updates' tweet after being accused of spreading 'fake news' about Trump CNN political analyst Brian Karem was accused of spreading "fake news" on Twitter about President Trump's impromptu presser on Tuesday and was later forced to clarify his tweet. ...
2019-06-12 10:51

Facebook Fact-Checks Fake Viral Video Of "Drunk" Nancy Pelosi Facebook has decided to show fact-check results of a viral tampered video, instead of removing it,slowed down intentionally to show US Speaker Nancy Pelosi talk in a slurred tongue....
2019-05-25 12:00

Christian author says $240G worth of fake copies of her book sold on Amazon A female priest says Amazon sold $240,000 worth of counterfeit copies of her faith-based book -- before it was removed from the top bookselling site....
2019-07-11 19:00

Trump declares push for census citizenship question not over, calls reports ‘FAKE’ President Trump abruptly declared Wednesday that his administration is continuing to fight to include a citizenship question as part of the census, despite his own Commerce secretary saying hours earlier they were moving forward without it in respons...
2019-07-03 18:51

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Stars such as Lizzo and The Hills: New Beginnings' Audrina Patridge and Mischa Barton hit the red carpet on Saturday for the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards. The annual ceremony takes......
2019-06-16 04:34

How Shay Mitchell and More Stars Pulled Off Epic Gender Reveals When it comes to Hollywood gender reveals, your favorite stars always go big! In case you missed the big news, Shay Mitchell celebrated the Fourth of July by posting a brand-new YouTube......
2019-07-05 22:00

What happened? Seven college basketball stars who didn't make it in the NBA With every NBA draft comes players who impressed in college but can’t quite make it in the big leagues. We take a look at some of those players.       ...
2019-06-19 20:17

Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley and More Co-Stars Who Weren't Exactly BFFs Nina Dobrev and Paul Wesley are proof that co-stars can have great chemistry on-screen, while pretty much despising each other off-screen. While the duo heated up TV sets on the CW's......
2019-06-11 04:01

Westeros to West End: Game of Thrones stars on stage – in pictures Actors from TV’s biggest show are invading UK stages this summer, from Gwendoline Christie at London’s Bridge Theatre to Daniel Portman at the Edinburgh fringeIndira Varma interview: ‘You have to deliver!’ Continue reading......
2019-06-19 20:51

Rockies activate All-Stars Blackmon, Davis from injured list NEW YORK (AP) — The surging Colorado Rockies just got two All-Stars back from the injured list. Right fielder Charlie Blackmon and closer Wade Davis were activated Friday before the opener of a three-game series against the New York Mets. Blackmon wa...
2019-06-08 00:51

Alan Cumming and other LGBTQ stars on their game-changing roles Alan Cumming: “Instinct” (CBS) If you want to see how far the pendulum has swung for LGBTQ representation, try the CBS crime procedural “Instinct,” based on a popular series of thrillers by James Patterson. The network used to have a reputation for b...
2019-06-21 17:51

'We put our bodies through hell and back': behind the scenes with the stars of the Women's World Cup In the run-up to the tournament, Lucy Bronze, Kelley O’Hara and other international players were given disposable cameras. They share the sacrifice, solidarity – and ice baths – that got them to the World CupEmbarrassingly, there were tears running d...
2019-07-06 14:34

| Stars align for Crusaders in bid for 10th Super Rugby crown The Crusaders have delivered an ominous warning as they bid for a third consecutive Super Rugby crown with news that they expect to be at full strength for the playoffs....
2019-06-16 09:51

CMT Music Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive Country music lovers, this is your night! We're just hours away from the 2019 CMT Music Awards where your favorite singers will come together at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena to......
2019-06-06 04:00

Joe Root Stars As England Coast To 8-Wicket Win Over West Indies Joe Root scored his second century of World Cup 2019 as England crushed the West Indies by eight wickets in Southampton on Friday with 16.5 overs to spare....
2019-06-14 21:17

All-Stars make attractive trade targets as deadline nears Will Smith is in for quite a treat teaming up with other All-Stars, potential future teammates with the trade deadline looming       ...
2019-07-09 14:51

CFDA Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's a fashionable night out for the biggest stars in New York City! In case you didn't already guess, it's time for the 2019 CFDA Awards where a number of prominent designers......
2019-06-04 01:17

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Championship 2019, Elisabet Sado Garriga, received her prize a...
2019-05-22 17:17

Autocar names top 100 British female rising stars in the car industry The next generation of female leaders in automotive are recognised today Autocar has revealed the top 100 female rising stars in the car industry, with the list topped by Emma King, an EV pioneer advancing Ford’s electrified plans. The list was comp...
2019-06-19 10:34

Pose Stars Reflect on the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion Despite what various companies try to tell (or sell) you during June, Pride month is about acknowledging and celebrating the legacy of the LGBTQIA+ community....
2019-06-28 04:51

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed ...
2019-06-14 07:51

Mets All-Stars’ late heroics end seven-game losing streak The Mets turned to their two newest All-Stars on Sunday to put a week’s worth of futility behind them. Jeff McNeil and Pete Alonso, only hours after officially receiving word they had been selected to the National League All-Star team, put the kind o...
2019-07-01 05:51

Jyothi Stars As India Bag Two Bronze In Archery World Championships Jyothi Surekha Vennam medallist first led the fight back in the team event and then followed it up by clinching another bronze when she pipped world number two Yesim Bostan of Turkey....
2019-06-15 17:51

Baseball stars react to David Ortiz shooting news Former Red Sox David Ortiz was shot and wounded Sunday at a club in the Dominican Republic, according to reports. The news caused an outpouring of love, support and prayers across social media for the three-time World Series champion and 10-time All-...
2019-06-10 07:17

BBC reveals stars of its adaptation of Normal People by Sally Rooney Daisy Edgar-Jones to play Marianne in series directed by Lenny Abrahamson and Hettie MacdonaldThe stars of the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s award-winning novel Normal People have been announced as filming gets under way in Ireland.The coming-of-a...
2019-05-30 23:17

Tony Awards 2019 Red Carpet Fashion: See Every Look as the Stars Arrive It's almost time for the 2019 Tony Awards! On Sunday, stars such as Judith Light, Regina King, Laura Linney and Aaron Tveit hit the red carpet at Radio City Music Hall in New York......
2019-06-10 09:17

The best pop culture of year so far stars in The A.V. Club's favorite stories of the week Here’s a compilation of our favorite features published this week. Be sure to follow along with our TV recaps and check out all our recent reviews....
2019-06-22 17:17

Best Dressed Stars at the 2019 ESPYs: Lindsey Vonn, Ciara and More Touchdown, goal, score! These were the words that echoed across the 2019 ESPYs red carpet. That's because plenty of athletes and their plus-ones arrived in fabulous fashion. Stunning......
2019-07-11 02:34

Yankees not rock stars in London, but MLB has small, ardent fan base LONDON — For sure, not even the most cockeyed optimist would compare the Yankees’ arrival in Europe to The Beatles’ arrival in America 55 years earlier. When the Yankees departed their stately hotel Friday morning for a workout, one ballplayer after ...
2019-06-29 08:51

Free birds: Bald eagles stir U.S. patriotism as web-cam stars On the brink of extinction a half-century ago, the bald eagle is thriving in the internet age, fascinating a devoted corps of Americans who regularly monitor the majestic birds of prey via web-cams......
2019-07-03 16:51

Shay Mitchell Is Pregnant! See More Stars Who Kept Their Baby News a Secret Got a secret, can you keep it? Shay Mitchell sure can! The Pretty Little Liars star surprised Hollywood on Friday by announcing she and boyfriend Matte Babel are expecting a child......
2019-06-29 03:51

Scientists think some supermassive black holes didn’t start as stars Despite the fact that scientists now have a real image of a supermassive black hole, they still have plenty of questions about the objects. Now, astrophysicists at Western University may have a new explanation for how some black holes formed. In rese...
2019-06-28 23:01

Zoë Kravitz's Big Little Lies Co-Stars and More Celebs Kick Off Her Wedding Celebrations The Monterey Five is taking over Paris! Several of Zoë Kravitz's Big Little Lies co-stars gathered on Friday evening to celebrate her upcoming wedding to Karl Glusman, which is......
2019-06-29 03:51

Denise Richards stars in this absurd trailer for Tammy And The T-Rex's new "gore cut" A bygone curiosity that occupies a haze of uncertainty in the minds of those who did actually see it, 1994's Tammy And The T-Rex seems poised to reap the audience it so richly deserved before distributors chomped out its best parts. Denise Richar...
2019-05-31 02:17

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review – quintessentially Boss (Columbia Records)Couched in the orchestral “countrypolitan” style of George Jones and Glen Campbell at the tail-end of the 1960s, Springsteen’s first album in five years delivers a sound like little else in his extensive catalogue, brimming with lus...
2019-06-16 12:17

Wild Observation Shows White Dwarf Stars Merging Into Something New Astronomers have observed evidence of a hot, spinning star blasting winds outwards at 10,000 miles per second, which seemed to have formed from a relatively recent collision of white dwarf stars. It’s some of the clearest evidence to date of these st...
2019-05-21 18:51

Brad Pitt! Beyonce! The stars of summer we just can't wait to see Summer is a stellar season for stars to take big steps forward. This summer, our eyes are on Brad Pitt, Beyonce and Mindy Kaling. Here's why.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Yankees resting All-Stars opens door for Breyvic Valera ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Yankees are very diligent about getting players what they believe is proper rest regardless of whom the player is. So, it wasn’t a shock All-Stars DJ LeMahieu and Gleyber Torres weren’t in the starting lineup for Sunday’s 2...
2019-07-08 08:17

Watch Ben Simmons, Kevin Durant and More NBA Stars Read Mean Tweets The 2019 NBA Finals are in full swing. Fans cheered for their favorite teams all season long, but it was the Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors that made it to end. While......
2019-05-31 15:34

Swiss firm RUAG reaches for stars with pre-IPO spending spree Swiss defence and aerospace company RUAG is planning around a $500 million acquisition spree to cash in on a boom in private U.S. space projects inspired by billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX....
2019-06-05 12:34

‘Game of Thrones’ stars react to fan petition and finale backlash Lead actors Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner all weighed in on the 'Game of Thrones' finale and its widespread negative criticism....
2019-05-22 01:51

In Contest to Succeed Theresa May, Stars Are Aligning for Boris Johnson The divisive, charismatic Mr. Johnson, the ex-foreign secretary, is the leading candidate to succeed Mrs. May as Britain’s prime minister. The only person who can stop him may be Mr. Johnson himself....
2019-05-25 10:00

Cricket World Cup: England stars must show they can shine when the heat is on It was defeat to Bangladesh in Adelaide four years ago that flicked a switch and convinced England to radically alter their approach to one-day cricket. And it was at Cardiff two years on, this time against Pakistan, that their brave new white-ball s...
2019-06-07 18:01

'90 Day Fiance' stars Russ and Paola on brushing off the haters: You have to 'be true to yourself' When "90 Day Fiance" stars Russ and Paola Mayfield signed onto the reality series five years ago, they struggled with the sudden attention they received from being on television....
2019-05-31 11:17

Tribeca Film Festival 2019: See the stars gather in New York Tribeca Film Festival is a celebrity draw through May 5 in New York. Click through to see the red-carpet stars in attendance.        ...
2019-05-21 16:00

2019 24 Hours of Le Mans preview: British stars take on La Sarthe Features 12 Jun, 2019 2019 is the first time Le Mans has served as the finale for the WEC championship, we speak to two hopeful drivers...
2019-06-12 18:00

Woman arrested for creating multiple fake social media accounts to harass victim A South Carolina woman was arrested Monday for sending someone hundreds of harassing messages online, police said. Columbia resident Kathryn Leigh Witt, 50, faces a charge of first-degree harassment, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED)...
2019-07-03 00:51

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news, which will underpin a new research group at Twitter.Read More...
2019-06-03 14:00

‘Agent Smith’ malware replaces legit Android apps with fake ones on 25 million devices Researchers from cybersecurity vendor Check Point have discovered a new kind of mobile malware targeting Android devices. Called “Agent Smith,” the malware has been found to exploit known vulnerabilities in Android to replace legitimate installed app...
2019-07-10 16:34

Bette Midler blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote bashing Republicans, Fox News Bette Midler was a hounded on social media Sunday for tweeting a debunked quote Trump supposedly gave People Magazine in 1998 regarding running for president as a Republican....
2019-06-03 11:00

How a Love Island contestant’s fake bump exposed the truth about maternity-wear modelling Arabella Chi has been identified on the online retailer Asos wearing a range of maternity clothes – and a prosthetic pregnancy stomachThere are two items that I would have modelled fantastically well when I was pregnant: buckets and lingerie. The for...
2019-06-28 06:34

Of course Boris Johnson wants a royal yacht. He’s the king of fake-it-till-you-make-it | Suzanne Moore This latest vanity project is part of a plan to mould the country in his own image: winging it and pretending to be a superpowerBoris Johnson has no policies, it appears, beyond tax cuts for the rich and – oh – “optimism”. Act happy. Act big. He want...
2019-07-12 20:17

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. President Donald Trump around the 2018 congressional elections, cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Tuesda...
2019-05-29 01:34

President Trump Calls Bette Midler a ‘Washed Up Psycho’ After She Shared a Fake Quote President Donald Trump took to Twitter Tuesday to call Bette Midler a “washed up psycho” after the actress tweeted a quote falsely attributed to him. Midler had earlier apologized on Twitter for sharing the fake quote, which called Republ...
2019-06-05 10:00

Twitter bans left-wing Krassenstein Bros. for operating fake accounts: report A new report on Thursday says that the prolific anti-Trump Twitter personalities Brian and Ed Krassenstein have been permanently banned from the platform. ...
2019-05-24 09:17

Drake sparks hundreds of fake eBay listings for Steph Curry's hair lint Aubrey Graham, better known to the world as Drake, is basically a human meme. He has this uncanny ability to make people on the internet want to turn anything he does into viral content. Drake also happens to be an ultimate troll. Last night, during....
2019-06-01 05:17

Mark Levin: Media 98% anti-Trump, ‘incestuous’ with Democrats, fake news real Conservative media mogul Mark Levin is calling for a national debate on the liberal advocacy and bias of much of the media, a growing trend propelled by the election of President Trump that he fears threatens the nation....
2019-05-21 23:17

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH ...
2019-05-24 15:51

Fake News Spreads Unabated on Social Media After Polls, Claims Fact Checker Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that saw the Narendra Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) returning to power with a massive......
2019-05-27 08:00

NYU political science professor blasted for tweeting fake Trump quote, calling it 'plausible' Foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer, president and founder of Eurasia Group and a New York University political science professor, got in trouble for a tweet of a fake quote attributed to President Trump....
2019-05-27 06:51

The U.S. and Iran are Already at War Online When a U.S. Navy surveillance drone was shot down over the Strait of Hormuz on June 20, the U.S. blamed Iran. The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) said his country was “ready for war,” and President Donal...
2019-06-27 19:17

What happens to our online identities when we die? By 2100 there could be 4.9bn dead users on Facebook. So who controls our digital legacy after we have gone? As Black Mirror returns, we delve into the issueAndrew Scott Q&A: ‘I never get angrier than with passwords or apps’Esther Earl never meant to ...
2019-06-02 11:34

Tesla Model 3 scores five stars in latest Euro NCAP tests Skoda Scala and Mercedes GLA also score well in newest batch of crash safety results Tesla's Model 3 has been awarded five stars in the latest round of Euro NCAP safety tests, after achieving one of the highest scores ever recorded by the organisati...
2019-07-03 18:34

Rising young stars hope Jimmy Awards are their big Broadway break It’s “High School: The Musical.” This Monday brings the 11th edition of the Jimmy Awards, the national musical-theater competition hosted this year by “Dear Evan Hansen” alum and Tony winner Ben Platt (tickets are sold out, but there’ll be a li...
2019-06-20 23:34

'We're anti-influencer': ice-cream truck makes Instagram 'stars' pay double Joe Nicchi has had enough of self-proclaimed influencers wanting free cones for publicity. Now he’s the one going viralCustomers at Joe Nicchi’s ice cream truck have increasingly had the same demand: give us your ice cream for free.CVT Soft Serve, a ...
2019-07-04 10:17

Yankees stars hit runway to bring smiles, style to kids with cancer The Yankees were a hit on the runway Tuesday, when several members of the team and front office participated in a fashion show at Kleinfeld Bridal in Chelsea for Runway Heroes, a New York City-based nonprofit that provides confidence-boosting experie...
2019-06-19 03:34

Hollywood needs to stop letting stars author their own biopics | Charles Bramesco Elton John’s biopic Rocketman is the latest in a long line of fact-based dramas that suffer from their subject’s involvementThe new musical drama Rocketman opens on Elton John majestically strolling into a rehab meeting, resplendent in a flamboyant S...
2019-06-06 16:51

How Miley Cyrus, Sam Smith and More Stars Are Changing the Face of Sexuality in Hollywood Members of Hollywood are living their truth like never before. In recent years, the film and music industry has seen a boom in stars who are being open about their sexuality and it's......
2019-06-05 13:00

Flowers for Zoë: Stars Come Out to Watch Zoë Kravitz Marry Karl Glusman in France Her father once implored us to “Let Love Rule,” and now, Zoë Kravitz, the genetically-blessed daughter of Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz, has done just that, marrying longtime boyfriend Karl Glusman in a star-studded wedding at her father’s home in Par...
2019-07-01 20:34

Inside the Tragic Deaths of Emily Hartridge and More Beloved YouTube Stars Fans are mourning the death of Emily Hartridge. The British YouTube star died on Friday, July 12 after an electric scooter accident. She was 35 years old. The Metropolitan......
2019-07-15 16:51

Nashville-based country stars love to play tourist at home NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tourism comes alive in the Music City during summer, but the thousands who flock here aren’t the only sightseers in town. Many Nashville-based stars enjoy playing tourist, too. Russell Dickerson says the Country Music Ha...
2019-06-21 16:51

See all the stars who attended Denzel Washington's AFI life achievement gala Julia Roberts, Morgan Freeman and Jennifer Hudson were among the stars who toasted Washington at his AFI life achievement gala Thursday night.        ...
2019-06-07 16:17

'We fell like cosmic rain': how the Mystery of the Bulgarian Voices became global stars Created by the communist regime to stave off anti-socialist feeling, the female choir was championed by 80s goths and worked with Kate Bush and Bobby McFerrin. With their first new album in 20 years, they explain their alien soundBack in the mid-80s,...
2019-06-06 14:17

Stars re-sign Mattias Janmark, Roman Polak to 1-year deals The Dallas Stars are bringing back forward Mattias Janmark and defenseman Roman Polak on one-year contracts        ...
2019-06-07 01:51

Stop the blame game – injuries to Chelsea stars were luckless accidents "Why have Chelsea lost two key homegrown talents to the same Achilles injury in such a short space of time? And what does it mean for the players, and club? Dan Levene on two hugely unfortunate, but unlinked incidents."...
2019-05-21 18:34

MOVIE REVIEW: Alec Baldwin stars in 'Framing John DeLorean' The life of John DeLorean would make a helluva movie. That's a thesis that opens and closes 'Framing John Delorean', a genre-bending docudrama starring Alec Baldwin as the creator of the car immortalized in the movie 'Back to the Future'....
2019-06-07 18:51

The Men of Monterey Speak! Big Little Lies Stars Tease "Incredibly Bold" Season 2 When you think of Big Little Lies, you think of the women--and rightfully so, it's Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Meryl Streep, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Zoë Kravitz--but the......
2019-06-06 22:00

Trump casts himself, military, Republican VIPs as stars of July 4th pageant With U.S. military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a nonpartisan celebration of America's Independence Day....
2019-07-03 20:51

Opinion: Steph Curry sees what it's like to play without All-Stars surrounding him Steph Curry was spectacular in Game 3, but it wasn't enough for the injury-depleted Warriors to beat the Raptors.        ...
2019-06-06 07:34

This summer’s 25 hottest stars, from Jennifer Aniston to Keanu Reeves From Jennifer Aniston to Keanu Reeves, 24/7 Tempo has identified this summer’s 25 hottest stars based on online popularity.        ...
2019-07-02 21:51

Ailing Yankees not hurting for power in absence of homer-hitting stars Imagine removing Kevin Durant, perhaps the best basketball player in the world, and having a team good enough to keep on winning. Imagine removing Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, two of the great power hitters in the world, and having a team deep ...
2019-05-31 02:34

U.S. Open final round: Gary Woodland leads as stars lurk The 35-year-old, in search of his first major championship, held a one-stroke lead heading into the final round of the U.S. Open on Father’s Day at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-16 17:17

Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, NBA stars react to Kevin Durant's injury Players from around the NBA, along with NFL star and Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes, reacted to Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant's injury....
2019-06-11 08:34

Netflix’s next blockbuster movie stars The Rock, Gal Gadot, and Ryan Reynolds Netflix is making another high-profile movie, the kind of action flick that you’d usually go to cinemas for. Red Notice is going to be a heist movie, which means we expect plenty of action and humor from this one, featuring a trio of stars that...
2019-07-10 12:34

Jenelle Evans' Teen Mom Co-Stars React to Ongoing Custody Battle: ''Help Is Out There'' As more light sheds on Jenelle Evans' custody battle and her tumultuous relationship with David Eason, some of her Teen Mom co-stars are breaking their silence on the situation. For......
2019-05-30 07:34

Elton John live review – Rocket Man reaches the stars on last ever trip 1st Central County Ground, HoveWith an incredible band, a Taron Egerton duet and Aretha-style gospel fervour – plus an about-turn on Brexit – Elton’s farewell tour is wonderfully over the topAs his Rocketman biopic is keen to demonstrate, Elton John’...
2019-06-10 22:34

Honda Amaze scores Four Stars In Global NCAP Crash Test The Africa-spec Honda Amaze was crashed into a barrier at a speed of 64 kmph with a 40 per cent offset. The structure of the Honda Amaze was rated as stable as well as the footwell area....
2019-05-29 14:00

Mariah Carey, Jennifer Garner and More Stars Celebrate Red Nose Day 2019 Prepare for a night of laughs, music and more in honor of the 2019 Red Nose Day! Celebrities are uniting for a good cause on NBC's Red Nose Day Special, which will mark the 5th......
2019-05-24 06:17

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
2019-06-16 16:51

Cameron Boyce's Death Mourned by Adam Sandler and Other Co-Stars: "Loved That Kid" Adam Sandler shared a sweet online tribute to Cameron Boyce, who played his son in the 2010 comedy film Grown Ups, after learning the actor had died at age 20. Boyce, who is also known......
2019-07-08 00:17

UNC stars Coby White and Nassir Little draw a crowd at Wizards workout White and Little spent one year together as teammates at North Carolina. They reunited in Washington in front of a group that included owner Ted Leonsis....
2019-06-18 04:51

When stars get political: Taylor Swift, Alyssa Milano, Kanye West and more More than ever, stars have been speaking up about politics. Here's what some of your fav celebs are saying about voting, President Trump and more.        ...
2019-06-12 20:51

How Jermaine Dupri made stars of Alicia Keys, Kris Kross and more Last year R&B and hip-hop hitmaker Jermaine Dupri was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and celebrated the 25th anniversary of his Atlanta-based label, So So Def. Now the music mogul — who has worked behind the scenes with such A-list artist...
2019-07-12 02:00

Cyberpunk 2077 News: Keanu Reeves stars in even more amazing new screenshots Keanu Reeves stole the show for Cyberpunk 2077's new trailer reveal, but now it's time for the game to take centre stage with some amazing new images from the game....
2019-06-13 15:00

Meryl Streep Gets the Sweetest 70th Birthday Tributes From Big Little Lies Co-Stars The cast of Big Little Lies is showing some big love for Meryl Streep for her birthday! The three-time Oscar winner turned 70 on Saturday and received sweet online tributes from Reese......
2019-06-23 05:17

Liverpool pre-season dates: Reds take cautious approach with weary stars Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool squad will begin preparations for a renewed assault on major honours when they report back for pre-season training on July 6....
2019-06-10 18:17

Parents of YouTube child stars say new safety rules will lose them money Changes that YouTube is considering to protect children aren’t going over too well with some parents whose kids star in the site’s videos. YouTube is considering moving all content that stars children to YouTube Kids, an app that Google, which owns Y...
2019-06-28 05:00

From Liam Hemsworth to Idris Elba, This Is Your Guide to Quibi, Its New Shows and Stars Where can you find shows from and starring Liam Hemsworth, Zac Efron, Chrissy Teigen, Steven Spielberg and so many others? Quibi! So...what's Quibi? The new streaming service from......
2019-06-29 03:51

Hubble spots tiny galaxy working overtime to build new stars Like everything else in the universe, galaxies are born, live, and ultimately die, and thanks to incredibly powerful tools like the Hubble Space Telescope, we get to see various galaxies at virtually every stage of their lives. One of its newest obse...
2019-06-14 21:51

Prince Harry, Andy Cohen and Other Stars Celebrate First Father's Day as Dads Prince Harry, a Bachelor star and Andy Cohen are some of the celebrity dads who are celebrating their first Father's Day as dads on Sunday. The Duke of Sussex's wife Meghan Markle......
2019-06-17 05:17

Lea Michele and Her Glee Co-Stars Remember Cory Monteith 6 Years After His Death It's been six years since Cory Monteith's death. On Saturday, Lea Michele took to Twitter to pay tribute to her late Glee co-star. "The light always remains,"......
2019-07-14 03:17

Exploding stars led to humans walking on two legs, radical study suggests Scientists say surge of radiation led to lightning causing forest fires, making adaptation vitalIt was the evolutionary leap that defined the species: while other apes ambled around on all fours, the ancestors of humans rose up on two legs and, from ...
2019-05-28 19:51

Brad Pitt takes to the stars in first trailer for James Gray's Ad Astra James Gray left us stunned with his 2017 adventure flick The Lost City Of Z, so the numerous delays to his anticipated space drama Ad Astra, one of our most anticipated films of the year, hit us like hurtling asteroids. Now, however, the film has a ...
2019-06-05 16:17

SpongeBob SquarePants Assembles Its Celebrity Guest Stars for One Epic Celebration Who lives in a pineapple under the sea and has some very famous friends? It's SpongeBob SquarePants! Nickelodeon is celebrating the animated series' 20-year-run with some epic......
2019-06-18 21:00

Trump Casts Himself, Army, Republicans As Stars Of Fourth Of July Pageant With US military armored vehicles parked nearby, workers set up a red-carpeted stage on Wednesday for President Donald Trump's planned July Fourth speech, as critics accused him of hijacking a......
2019-07-04 12:00

Busy Philipps stars in ACLU ad for #YouKnowMe abortion access campaign In the wake of revealing to “Busy Tonight” viewers that she had had an abortion — and creating the #YouKnowMe hashtag on social media — Busy Philipps is teaming up with the ACLU on a “You Know Me” ad campaign meant to rebut recent legislation in seve...
2019-05-23 14:17

Skip Bayless Falls For A Fake Woj Tweet About Chris Paul Mocking James Harden's "Manboobs" Have you heard the news? If you watched FS1's Second Take this morning, you did: the Rockets backcourt’s toxic situation got so bad in part because Chris Paul repeatedly berated James Harden about his “manboobs,” to the point that Harden left tea...
2019-06-20 00:34

Kliff Kingsbury monitored players via fake social media accounts during time at Texas Tech In 2016, Kliff Kingsbury admitted to monitoring his Texas Tech players via fake social media accounts, often using "cute girls" as avatars.       ...
2019-06-15 08:51

California insurance exec pleads guilty to paying $450,000 for kids' admission into USC as fake recruits Toby MacFarlane is the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the nation's college admissions scandal with two more agreeing to plead guilty in court later        ...
2019-06-21 20:00

Exclusive: Echo chambers - Fake news fact-checks hobbled by low reach, study shows The European Union has called on Facebook and other platforms to invest more in fact-checking, but a new study shows those efforts may rarely reach the communities worst affected by fake news....
2019-07-11 16:51

Fake Adrian Wojnarowski Twitter account dupes fans with Kawhi Leonard-to-Lakers report A verified Twitter account briefly bearing Adrian Wojnarowski's name posted that Kawhi Leonard had agreed to a $144-million contract with the Lakers.       ...
2019-07-02 15:34

Trevor Noah mocks outrage at Facebook over Pelosi video: 'If the internet had no fake videos, it would be the library!' "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah mocked the uproar at Facebook on Thursday night for their refusal to take down a doctored video of Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif, that portrays her as under the influence. ...
2019-05-31 23:00

The 7 best deals you can get online this Monday Nothing makes Monday easier than scoring a great deal on a product you'll love, and there are lots of options today.        ...
2019-06-04 05:00

The 7 best deals you can get online this Friday In anticipation of Prime Day only a few weeks away, we're already seeing price drops on some top-rated products.       ...
2019-06-28 18:17

The 6 best deals you can get online this Monday Nothing makes Monday easier than scoring a great deal on a product you'll love, and there are lots of options today.        ...
2019-06-03 15:51

The 8 best deals you can get online this Tuesday Snag some incredible deals on mattresses, meat thermometers, Bluetooth speakers, and more before the Fourth of July.       ...
2019-07-03 03:34

Instead of being tracked, get paid to see online ads "You are not a product," says the pitch for the rival to Chrome, Firefox and Safari. Advertisers pay to be seen, and Brave splits it 70/30 with us.       ...
2019-07-06 17:00

Want To Check Your EPF Balance? Here's How To Do It Online An employee contributes 12 per cent of his salary towards the EPF, while an employer pays another 12 per cent, out of which 8.33 per cent is invested in the Employee's Pension Scheme (EPS) while the......
2019-05-30 12:34

How to protect yourself online in 2019 It’s been a whole year since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect. Yet the changes it brought continue to be vitally important. Why? Because it raised the standards for the protection of EU consumers’ data and ...
2019-06-06 13:17

Stars who make glasses look good: Kit Harington, Robert Downey Jr., Téa Leoni A look at some of our favorite celebrity members of the four-eyed club, including Kit Harington, Robert Downey Jr., Téa Leoni and Jennifer Garner.        ...
2019-05-31 01:00

Who is playing Roger Ailes? See the stars in Showtime's new series and the upcoming film Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman star in competing projects about Roger Ailes, the late Fox News CEO accused of sexual harassment in 2016.        ...
2019-06-28 23:34

From Living on $5 a Day to $1 Million Paychecks: How Life Has Completely Changed for the Game of Thrones Stars They survived winter. While Game of Thrones came to a controversial conclusion last Sunday night, our watch isn't over just yet as HBO is set to air a two-hour documentary dedicated......
2019-05-26 12:34

NFL stars Keenan Allen, DeMarcus Lawrence blast 'Madden' over their player rating NFL stars Keenan Allen and DeMarcus Lawrence were among those who expressed their outrage Monday over their “Madden” rating in the newest edition of the legendary video-game series....
2019-07-16 20:01

90 Day Fiancé Stars Russ and Paola on Life With a New Baby, Regrets and Surprises Ahead With a new baby comes all sorts of new challenges--and drama--for 90 Day Fiancé: Happily Ever After? stars Russ and Paola Mayfield. "I think my social life, like, I'm the one......
2019-05-28 20:17

Bruce Springsteen: Western Stars review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week (Columbia Records)Trailed as a break with tradition, the lush orchestrations and swooning vocals of this finely wrought album, in fact, chime beautifully with Springsteen’s historyThe 19th Bruce Springsteen album has been heralded as a dramatic break...
2019-06-06 14:00

Women's hockey stars form players association in bid to get sustainable pro league The Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association says its goal is to get a pro women’s league that has adequate funding and support.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Ex-Scientologist says John Travolta tried to resurrect son, Jada Pinkett Smith recruited other stars Sam Domingo, former daughter-in-law of legendary opera singer Plácido, made jaw-dropping claims about the Church of Scientology and several stars allegedly involved with the religion in a bombshell new interview....
2019-07-10 21:17

Teen sons of ex-NBA stars use their dads' experiences to guide them on path to pro career Zaire Wade, Jace Howard, Jamal Mashburn Jr. and Jabri Abdur-Rahim are trying to use their dads' NBA experiences to help guide them on path to pros.       ...
2019-06-16 03:34

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on ...
2019-06-13 21:51

Dancing With the Stars Champ Jordan Fisher Is Engaged: Inside His Romantic Proposal Congratulations are in order for Jordan Fisher. The Dancing With the Stars season 25 champ is engaged to his longtime love Ellie Woods. While the future groom popped the question in the......
2019-05-30 00:00