Mark Zuckerberg has done his best to get around the problems that his giant social network has created in the form of viral fake news and hoaxes, a problem that many believe may have played a key role in the election of Donald Trump. He said, "Our goal is to connect people with the stories they find most meaningful, and we know people want accurate information". Explains Zuckerberg: "This means better technical systems to detect what people will flag as false before they do it themselves".
That makes this game with the Vikings crucial. The Steelers are tied with the Ravens in AFC North and the Colts are trailing the Houston Texans by a game and a half after Sunday (the Texans have the Monday night matchup which may narrow their lead to half a game if they lose).
They were just some of the hundreds killed since last Tuesday in assaults by the government and its allies on rebel-held eastern Aleppo; one of the most intense bombardments in nearly six years of war. The assault began last Tuesday after a week-long pause in air strikes and shelling even as air strikes continued in the surrounding countryside. Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman said it was the biggest advance regime forces have made so far inside eastern Aleppo.
Johnson said the interior secretary also oversees drilling and other activity on vast tracts of federally controlled land. Trump said one action he will take on Day One will be to issue a notification of intent to pull out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal and renegotiate what he said are fair bilateral deals.
Some 850,000 of those people are besieged by government forces, the United Nations said, while the rest are trapped by Islamic State militants and other armed groups. The U.N. Security Council has voted to extend the mandate of inspectors working to determine those responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
The Nation learnt yesterday that in view of the fact that time was of the essence and that the Ondo governorship election will hold on Saturday, the Court of Appeal panel can not afford to delay its decisions any further. The money according to the apex court, is to be paid personally by counsel to the applicants, Beluolisa Nwofor (SAN). "In the circumstance, there is no merit in this appeal and it is hereby dismissed".
The Viagra revelation is just the latest twist in a massive political scandal building around Park. The prosecutors named Park as a co-conspirator of various crimes, but could not indict her due to presidential immunity, as guaranteed in the Constitution.
There was a mixed reaction to measures being announced in the Autumn Statement, with support for a ban on letting agent fees but anger that not enough help was being offered to workers . Although he has dropped Mr Osborne's target of turning the deficit into a surplus by 2020, Mr Hammond has stressed he will not go soft on the public finances.
The son and chief of staff to retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the newly announced national security adviser to President-elect Donald Trump , has routinely shared conspiracy theories, retweeted comments made by members of the alt-right, and made racially insensitive comments online, according to a CNN review of his Facebook and Twitter .
His interview comments on a possible prosecution of his former foe Clinton stood in stark contrast to his incendiary rhetoric throughout the campaign, during which he accused her breaking laws with her email practices and angrily barked at her that "you'd be in jail" if he were president.
The state of Wisconsin is still working to appeal Dassey's overturned conviction, and will not grant the man freedom during this process. In Wednesday's order, Duffin said the state hasn't made any new arguments and said that Dassey must be released by 8 p.m.
Local administration official Sardar Waheed said firing was continuing, preventing ambulances from reaching the scene. The act prompted the Indian Army to threaten a retribution. On that day, terrorists, aided by the cover fire by Pakistani Army, had crossed the LoC and killed an Indian army jawan and mutilated his body in the Macchil sector.
Keenly aware of Trump's closeness to Farage , the United Kingdom government largely refrained from criticising the Ukip leader personally, instead focusing on the merits of the current ambassador , Sir Kim Darroch , and the absence of a vacancy for the post.
Russian Federation has committed to significantly boost its imports from the Philippines to about $2.5 billion following bilateral talks on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting here. "I think on fruits and other products, they can easily bring up the volume", Lopez said. Two energy industry sources told Reuters earlier on Monday that the meeting, which was expected to discuss possible output curbs, had been delayed until December 19.
He said her decision to come out as gay almost 20 years ago was a courageous step. United States talk show host Ellen DeGeneres made her visit to the White House memorable - after being denied entry at first, she pulled off perhaps the greatest mannequin challenge yet once inside.
Brexit campaigner Andy Wigmore, who attended a meeting between Mr Trump and acting Ukip leader Nigel Farage, said the bugbears are a "bugbear" for the future President. On November 21, multiple stories broke detailing "new questions about Mr. Trump's willingness to use the power of the presidency to advance his business interests".
The Madurai bench of the high court rejected the Centre's assertion that the inclusion of Devanagri numerals on the new Rs 2,000 note was a "design feature", and not evidence of preference for a language. The order decisively reads, "For scientific, technical and statistical publications... the global numerals should be adopted uniformly in all publications'".
Her skin was torn away, exposing bone. Through her father, Wilansky said she hopes to keep the focus on the indigenous people and the environment. Activists trying to block the Dakota Access Pipeline said that Sophia Wilansky was hit by a concussion grenade and flown to the County Medical Center in Minneapolis where experts are trying to save her arm.
The Pakistan military's media arm said on its Facebook page that seven soldiers died in the Bhimber sector of the LoC in a ceasefire violation by Indian troops late on Sunday night. The deceased soldiers were identified as Hawaldar Zafar Hussain and Ibrar Ahmad Awan, Lance Naik Muhammad Shaukat, Lance Naik Muhammad Halim, Sepoy Pervaiz, Sepoy Muhammad Ilyas and Sepoy Muhammad Tanveer.
It's unclear what "conditions", if any, had changed, but just minutes before, the Times reported about its scheduled sitdown. "Whether or not Trump acknowledges the connection between human pollution and climate change, the science is real".
The Opposition made a decision to continue to press its demand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi respond to the demonetisation debate in the Rajya Sabha and also that the debate on the issue be held through an adjournment motion in the Lok Sabha.
The incident came a day after India said three of its soldiers had been killed by Pakistani troops and threatened "retribution", a claim that was angrily rejected by Pakistan. Brigadier, Northern Command, S Gotra said India Army launched a counter offensive along the LoC in retaliation to yesterday's offensive in Machhil sector of Kashmir.
The tweet goes against many diplomatic conventions, where world leaders very rarely suggest who they would like as diplomats from another state. Days after the win the pair appeared together in a golden lift following a private meeting at the president-elect's NY residence, Trump Tower.
Tensions in the Himalayan region of Kashmir, which is divided between the two nuclear-armed neighbours and claimed by both in its entirety, have escalated recently with deadly exchanges. Several Indian checkposts were destroyed and casualties were reported in the retaliatory firing. India had claimed yesterday that Pakistan's security forces were involved in the killing of three Indian soldiers , mutilating one of them.
It was the final salute to the sport from an administration that has embraced it more than any other White House occupant. Previous recipients honoured by Mr Obama include Steven Spielberg, Barbra Streisand, Meryl Streep and Stevie Wonder.
Footage taken at the conference of white supremacist groups shows a leading "alt-right" figure, Richard Spencer, declaring that America belongs to white people, whom he described as "children of the sun". White supremacists have consistently expressed their support for Trump during the presidential campaign - pointing in part to his hardline positions on immigration - and critics contended that Trump was too slow to reject the support of those groups during his campaign.
President-elect Donald Trump arrived in Florida Tuesday evening for the Thanksgiving holiday. That are certainly a much more conservative paper, to put it mildly, than the New York Times. I probably thought that maybe I wouldn't, but I did. News of the $25-million Trump University fraud settlement on Friday was quickly bumped by Trump himself, who the next day lambasted the cast of Hamilton for making a political appeal to vice-president-elect Mike Pence following a show Pence attended.
Turnbull said it was up to Trump and his new Congress to make decisions about what they believed was in their nation's interest. "Instead, we will negotiate fair, bilateral trade deals that bring jobs and industry back onto American shores", he said.
The promise had moved from the periphery on the campaign trail to a hallmark of his rallies, a tactic to fundraise from his supporters, and even a direct threat made at the second presidential debate during the general election. When asked if he spoke to British politician Nigel Farage about opposing offshoring wind farms that he anxious would reduce the value of his Scottish golf courses, Trump said that he "might have brought it up".
This came a day after he met television anchors, news industry executives and reporters in NY in a session The Washington Post described as contentious but generally respectful. "Right now they're in love with me", Trump said. "I don't care about having anything to do" with anything outside the United States' best interests, he said.
The Philippine general said the Department of National Defense had instructed the military to scale back joint exercises, which should be " refocused on disaster " relief, and end naval and amphibious landing drills. In September, he pledged to put an end to military drills with the United States and reduce its presence in the Philippines. Visaya said that from more than 260 exercises with the United States, a long-standing ally, it will be reduced "to around 258".
Four days ago, the Democratic Alliance laid a criminal complaint against President Jacob Zuma in the wake of the so-called State of Capture report . Although Madonsela's report does not make damning findings against any specific individual, it does call for a judicial inquiry to be set up to investigate several allegations documented in it.
He said he had plans to visit the USA next year and looked forward to meeting Trump - then giggled. "I feel during the election, the candidate has more freedom to express", the leader of Tibetan Buddhism said. He only wants the Tibetans to have greater political participation and protection of its traditional Buddhist culture and not cede from China. Beijing frequently expresses its anger with countries that host the Dalai Lama, who fled to India in 1959 following a failed uprising ...
He went outside to greet his visitors and to see them off, occasionally offering words of praise. "We are willing to keep pushing the (RCEP) talks process with all sides to achieve positive progress at an early date", he said. "We're not going to jump to any conclusion about what the incoming American administration is going to actually do", Trudeau said. "What that means, in practice, is the TPP agreement as now structured and finalized can only come into force if it's ratified by the ...
While Trump is unlikely to tear up the deal, Congress can "practically undo" it, Hossein Mousavian, a former Iranian diplomat and now a scholar at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, said at a conference in Frankfurt last week.