Mark Zuckerberg has dismissed the notion that fake news on Facebook influenced Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. election . "I do think there is a profound lack of empathy in asserting that the only reason someone could've voted the way they did is fake news ", said Zuckerberg .
Facebook's CEO and founder Mark Zuckerberg fiercely denied his company played a role in getting Donald Trump elected president. Facebook took humans out of the equation (mostly, anyway) and what has happened since then is that fake news articles are being presented as real ones.
During the eight years of the Obama administration, the USA made incremental moves toward curtailing carbon emissions in the U.S.in the form of the Clean Power Plan and worked with the worlds governments to create a new worldwide agreement.
It also would likely encourage the US Federal Reserve to lift its ultra-low interest rates earlier. The Australian Greens were quick to demand that Malcolm Turnbull immediately scrap Australia's push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal following Donald Trump's stunning U.S.
The climate deal aims to slash manmade greenhouse gas emissions to bring global temperatures down. Famously doubtful of the science behind climate change, Trump has said the US needs to invest more in coal, oil and natural gas, sources that produce the emissions the climate deal is created to draw down.
People passed Dixie cups holding candles in a vigil that organizers say was meant to provide a place to "mourn, grieve and be in community together". "Very unfair!" Trump tweeted after he reached NY following a day of hectic meetings in Washington DC.During the day, he met outgoing US President Barack Obama, after which he met Speaker of the House of Representative Paul Ryan and other leaders of the US Congress.
He earlier called the protesters "unfair". Reuters Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets to protest about Mr Trump's election victory . Paul, Minn., as well as several other cities around the nation and the in other countries. Ryan, a protester who was near Trump International Hotel, said that he "fully understands that Trump was rightfully elected".
Cameron says it could also be disastrous for tackling climate change, as Trump vowed to cancel the Paris climate deal. It's always been easy to feel powerless when confronted with something as big and scary as global climate change, but the stark reality is that this planet-wide mess is the sum of many individual actions and lifestyle choices.
As millions struggle with hacking coughs and burning eyes, many schools across the city have either shut down or ended all outdoor activities. "The farmers who set their fields on fire after harvesting in the few northern states is also a contributing factor", Professor Manju Mohan, an atmospheric scientist at the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi, told Anadolu Agency.
After about an hour, the S&P/TSX composite index was up 45.69 points at 14,702.53, led by a strong rally in the metals, gold and materials sectors. Five of the index's 10 main groups were lower. In New York, the Dow Jones industrial average was up 57.52 points at 18,647.21. As of 8:30 a.m. ET, Dow futures were down 243.0 points at 18,042.0, S&P futures were down 31.5 points at 2,104.0 and Nasdaq futures declined 95.0 points to 4,707.0.
Instead, Facebook said that "policymakers and civil rights leaders have expressed concerns" that targeted ads could be used for discrimination. "There are many non-discriminatory uses of our ethnic affinity solution in these areas, but we have decided that we can best guard against discrimination by suspending these types of ads", explained Erin Egan , VP of USA public policy and chief privacy officer.
The Commission's proposal , which has to be approved by all EU member states and the European Parliament to take effect, does not take a stand on whether China should be recognised as a "market economy" or not. one abandons the established references to non-market economies" commented an EUROFER spokesperson. "Europe can not be naive and must protect its interests especially when it comes to dumping", said Peter Ziga, the trade minister from Slovakia, which holds the EU's six-month rotating ...
After the three-year period, a country must give a one-year advance notice to withdraw. In terms of country pledges, the Paris Agreement is a floor, not a ceiling. Paris will likely survive as a structure. The pledges are self-determined, and there is no punishment for countries who miss their targets. It will go on, but it will cease to be a large source of hope or change.
The letter also drew fresh criticism from lawmakers who said the new email review, announced in a vague letter to Congress on October 28, shouldn't have been made public so close to the election and created unnecessary suspicion. The latest emails were discovered as part of a separate probe of former Democratic U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin.
Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton protected by 'rigged system' after Federal Bureau of Investigation exoneration
The latest emails were discovered as part of a separate probe of former Democratic U.S. Representative Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of Clinton aide Huma Abedin. The Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project estimates that Clinton has a 90 percent chance of winning the election. Meanwhile, after crisscrossing the country, Trump and Clinton are back in their home state of NY to cast their ballots -leaving the final decision up to voters.
The countries that have ratified the deal include the United States and represent 70 percent of the world's emissions and three-quarters of global GDP. Others were more realistic about the challenge of keeping Obama's promises with Trump in the oval office. But consider if the USA quits the deal.
The recall affects 34 of Samsung's top-loading models which were sold from March 2011 to November 2016. There have been nine reports of related injuries, including a broken jaw and injured shoulder. Melissa Thaxton, another woman who reported an incident to Samsung, told ABC News that her machine blew up in April. Consumers should check with Samsung to see if their washer is recalled .
Consumers can instead opt for a rebate to be applied toward the purchase of a new Samsung or other brand of washing machine and Samsung will provide free installation of the new unit and removal of the old unit. But, others have reported mild to serious injuries from using Samsung's washers. Anyone with one of the machines is recommended to use delicate or waterproof cycles for bedding and water-resistant or bulky items.
Data expert Nate Silver, who correctly predicted almost every state in the last two presidential elections, described Clinton as a 2-1 favorite, projecting she would take about 300 electoral college votes, well above the 270 threshold to win the presidency.
The government's decision to make National Highways toll-free for 2 days is expected to bring some relief to the commuters as well as toll plaza authorities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had on Tuesday announced that hospitals, railway, bus and airlines ticket counters will continue to accept Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes for the next 72 hours.
But you can never tell in a Scotland versus England game". "I have leadership responsibilities, of course, for the team and on a broader level, but the game is not about me". Instead, he asked to go on loan and is now playing every week for Bournemouth. "I've been here as a supporter may times , I've been here as a player".
Brusatte said that the winged, yet probably flightless, dinosaur looked like a bird. It also had a crest of bone on its head that researchers believed may have been used to attract mates or intimidate enemies. A almost complete, three-dimensionally preserved skeleton of Tongtianlong limosus , including a skull and lower jaws, was collected from the Nanxiong Formation in the Ganzhou area of Jiangxi Province, southern China.
Below, we've listed the games that fully take advantage of the PS4 Pro's more powerful hardware. If you're into superhero narratives then both of these titles will be right up your alley. At 295mm x 327mm x 55mm it is bigger and heavier than the new PS4 Slim and the original model. And if you don't already have a PS4, it makes sense to get the best version of it if you're going to get one.
It can not be changed by one government's decision, Rouhani insisted Wednesday. The 2015 accord, signed between Iran and six powers including the US, "cannot be overturned by one government's decision", Rouhani told his cabinet on Wednesday, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency.
The BBC's Yogita Limaye in Mumbai says there have been chaotic scenes outside many banks. Banks and post offices in the city witnessed unprecedented rush on Thursday with people thronging the spots as early as 5 am to exchange demonetised high denomination notes .
With banks to remain close on Wednesday and ATMs over next two days, people lined up at ATMs. Yesterday, when banks opened after a day's break, millions rushed to deposit and swap Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes. Business dailies report that banks will take more time to re-configure all ATMs to dispense Rs 100, Rs 50 and Rs 2,000 denomination notes. "I need to go to my office at Nehru Place but I have joined the queue as I have no cash and its getting hard to survive exclusively through online ...
On the contrary, speculation is rife that the device listed on Geekbench could simply be the OnePlus 3 phone, which is awaiting the release of Android 7.1 Nougat update after a brief beta testing. The company has also confirmed, per Engadget , that OnePlus 3 will get its Android Nougat update this month. Nonetheless, with the OnePlus Pixel having surfaced on Geekbench, the handset could be released at some point in the future; but when is the big question.
On the exterior, the RS7 Performance features a black honeycomb grille and Audi matrix LED lights as standard. It is said to be the most powerful version of the sports vehicle and is offered at a whopping price of Rs. On the sides though, the RS7 Performance sports a coupe like body style while the auto comes with 20-inch forged aluminium wheels which can be optionally upgraded to 21-inch wheels.
After Questlove hinted that the album is, in fact, excellent , We Got It From Here, Thank You For Your Service is now here-and it delivers. With the gloom of the presidential election results looming, Hip Hop fans can brighten their day by getting excited for A Tribe Called Quest's We got it from Here ...
If there is one state to watch that may deny the Democrats an outright Senate majority, it is North Carolina, where the GOP-controlled legislature and governor adopted some of nation's most draconian reversals in voting rights immediately after the U.S.
He's not keen to spend the entire holiday season alone in the family home, though, so he phones each and every member of his brood and invites them to stay with him for the five days leading up to Christmas. "Always do enjoy every moment 'cause you might not get to the moment you get to", Mo'Nique said. Talbert also shoehorns most of the film's meatier stuff into the last 20 minutes, which gets a bit awkward: A dining room table confrontation played for laughs cuts back and forth to an ...
During his political career as the governor of Indiana, Mike Pence has actively fought against measures to protect LGBT people from discrimination. "Be bold, be strong, and continue to stand up for the principles that have always made America great", Griffin added.
He and his team choose each year's tree based on its heartiness and "Christmas tree shape", as well as its ability to support the heavy ornaments, according to Rockefeller Center . "So we're glad to see it go out in such style", said Angie Eichler, the tree owner. "We're going to have an escort down and we're going to go down to the city, we have a rest area we're going to be at, take a break and then we're going to bring it in on Saturday morning", Pauze said.
Whether or not the final system has been assembled, the era of the Wii U is officially over. Past hardware discontinuations were also announced on its official website in a similar fashion. Better hurry to reserve this once in a lifetime chance when Nintendo 3DS are down to Dollars 99.99, roughly USD 100, the lowest priced 3DS ever offered by the gaming company.
It was one of those things between players, but with nobody in particular" he told ESPN Radio FC . Sergio Aguero admits Lionel Messi was "furious" after Barcelona were beaten by Manchester City , but denied that Fernandinho was involved in any tunnel bust-up.