Should 'catfishing' be made illegal?

BBC News | 2017-02-24

A review of social media and the law by the House of Lords in 2014 concluded there was enough current legislation to cover crimes committed online. New guidance was also issued by the CPS in October to help the police identify online crimes - including trolling and virtual mobbing. But Anna thinks...

LG's latest battery is also a phone

Engadget | 2017-02-24

The problem with having a smartphone that you want to use all the damn time is that you'll spend a big chunk of your day wedded to an outlet. LG believes that nobody should have to suffer such an indignity, and has launched the X power2 as a remedy.... ......


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Demonetisation process is almost complete, Arun Jaitley says

The Times of India | 2017-02-25

LONDON: Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the demonetisation process is almost complete, hailing it as the "smoothest possible replacement" of high denomination currency anywhere in the world. Describing the government's decision to take Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes out of circulation as a...

Warren Buffett urges investors to stick with index funds

The Times of India | 2017-02-25

By Trevor Hunnicutt NEW YORK (Reuters) - Billionaire Warren Buffett, whose stock picks over several decades have turned Berkshire Hathaway Inc into one of the most successful conglomerates, delivered another black eye to the investment management industry on Saturday, saying investors should "stick...


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Mom to carry baby without brain to full term to donate organs

CBS News | 2017-02-24

“There’s another family out there hurting and hoping for a miracle for their baby...Eva can be that miracle," dad says ......

Nevada senators want youth to learn about organ donation in school

Review Journal | 2017-02-24

Nevada middle and high school students would learn about organ and tissue donation in health class, according to a proposal presented to the Senate education committee. ......


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Australia's phenomenal reversal of fortunes

Yahoo Daily News | 2017-02-26

Steve Smith’s brilliant century helped Australia post a formidable total Few would have seen this coming. Even fewer would have seen India being thrashed by an Australian side who had never won a Test match in India since 2004. India's former ace spinner and Australia's nemesis,...

Virat Kohli’s men will ‘fight back hard’ against Australia: Sachin Tendulkar

Hindustan Times | 2017-02-26

Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday threw his weight behind the beleaguered Indian cricket team and said the Virat Kohli-led side will bounce back from the embarrassing defeat against Australia in the first Test in Pune. India lost to Australia by a huge 333-run margin in...

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TVNZ | 2017-02-25

Man shot by police in Germany after running down three people with car

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BBC News | 2017-02-25

Mosul battle: Kurdish reporter Shifa Gardi killed in Iraq

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The Independent | 2017-02-25

A Swedish town could give employees paid time off to have sex

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Alternet | 2017-02-26

Who Counts as Black?

How colorism impacts identity. For generations, intimacy between black men and white women was...

Alternet | 2017-02-26

5 Distinct Ways the Trump Presidency is Rotting Americans' Brains

Democracy isn't the only thing at risk from this administration. Thirty years ago one of the most...