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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

Source: theguardian.com

How to Spot Fake Reviews on Amazon For all its convenience, online shopping’s biggest shortcoming is still the inability to see or test products first-hand before buying. So to feel like we know what we’re getting, we turn to user reviews—something any Amazon shopper is well acquainte...
01:34, 05/07/2019

Fake reviews: How the Facebook 'factories' are still ripping us off Months after a Which? investigation into the manufacture of misleading reviews on Amazon, most are still activeConsumers continue to risk being ripped off as a result of fake review “factories” on Facebook that manufacture misleading Amazon product r...
19:00, 05/01/2019

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....
00:34, 06/22/2019

British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 1-British regulator asks Facebook, eBay to tackle sale of fake reviews Britain's competition watchdog on Friday asked Facebook and eBay to conduct an urgent review of their websites to stop the sale of fake and misleading online reviews....
14:00, 06/21/2019

FBI Raids Microbiome Testing Startup uBiome and Boy, Its Online Reviews Sure Aren't Gonna Help On Friday, agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation raided the uBiome Inc. offices in San Francisco for what is reportedly an investigation into the biotech startup’s billing practices.Read more......
22:51, 04/28/2019

Pizza Reviews Are Meaner Than Video Game User Reviews: A Definitive Comparison Are video game user reviews kinder than pizza user reviews? The short answer is “Yes.” The long answer is this 27-minute video in which I cross-analyze the linguistic patterns of 500 one-star Yelp reviews of famous New York pizzerias and 500 “zero” M...
22:00, 05/10/2019

'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...
17:17, 06/06/2019

Fake GTA Online Money Streams Are Popping Up Ahead Of Casino Update Grand Theft Auto Online’s upcoming casino update has a lot of players hoping for expensive cars, new clothing items and lots of other things to buy. Some scammers are taking advantage of players’ excitement using fake online streams claiming to drop ...
21:51, 07/18/2019

New Report Shows How a Pro-Iran Group Spread Fake News Online A research group at the University of Toronto has untangled look-alike websites and bogus news stories that appear to echo the Iranian government’s positions....
06:34, 05/14/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news: study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
08:00, 06/25/2019

Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
02:34, 06/25/2019

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....
16:34, 05/22/2019

UPDATE 1-Online game helps fight the spread of fake news - study An online game that allows people to deploy Twitter bots, photo-shop evidence and incite conspiracy theories has proven effective at raising their awareness of "fake news", a study from the University of Cambridge has found....
15:51, 06/25/2019

"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......
06:34, 05/24/2019

Blues prevail in wild 3rd to beat Stars 4-3 for 2-1 lead Pat Maroon paused briefly before thrusting both of his arms into the air, unsure if he had gotten the puck into the net to put the St. Louis Blues back in front late in a wild third period....
13:00, 04/30/2019

Watch: Patrick Maroon nets winner as St. Louis Blues beat Dallas Stars St. Louis Blues forward Patrick Maroon flicked a puck over Dallas Stars goalie Ben Bishop with under two minutes left to seal a 4-3 win Monday night....
17:51, 04/30/2019

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.        ...
23:00, 05/22/2019

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 ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

The Shook And Possibly Fraudulent Raptors Are Unraveling The Raptors are being completely outclassed by the 76ers in Game 3 of their second-round playoff series. Kawhi Leonard is the only Raptor who hasn’t played like a total basket-case; as a result, the vastly more determined and cohesive Sixers are crui...
11:17, 05/03/2019

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....
16:00, 07/16/2019

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 ...
02:34, 05/30/2019

Sportwatch: Hawthorn beat Port, Cowboys beat Raiders, Rebels beat Sunwolves and more – live! AFL: Hawthorn trounce Port, North Melbourne beat BulldogsNRL: Cowboys conquer CanberraSuper Rugby: Rebels roll over SunwolvesSuper Netball: Fever beat Magpies 9.34am BST Megan Maurice is taking over the blog for the rest of the evening. Thank you for...
10:51, 05/25/2019

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....
00:51, 05/30/2019

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, ...
19:17, 06/05/2019

Crime Stoppers: Police Searching For Women Accused Of Fraudulent Use Of Credit Cards LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Lexington Police are looking for two women caught on camera using lost credit cards to fund their shopping and dining spree. Detective Mark Thomas with the Lexington Police Department told LEX 18 that a man dropped his ...
00:51, 05/14/2019

NASA Says Fraudulent Supplier Caused It to Lose Two Climate Satellites, Wasting Over $700 Million NASA has found its loss of two 92-foot Taurus rockets—as well as the climate-monitoring satellites they were carrying—in 2009 and 2011 was due to a supplier that falsified test data about frangible joints that were supposed to split and release the ...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Cocaine, racy texts and a potentially fraudulent email: A week of chaos roils one statehouse Calls are growing for Republican House Speaker Glen Casada to resign after the disclosure of text messages and past behavior from his chief of staff....
17:51, 05/09/2019

ABC courting 'bigger stars' for next season of 'Dancing with the Stars' The next edition of "DWTS" will feature more famous contenders than the reality TV personalities, athletes and former child stars who have competed in recent seasons....
10:00, 05/15/2019

How to watch Love Island online for free: stream from UK or abroad online Grab your closest mates, fire up the TV and get ready to pick up your yearly guilty pleasure - Love Island is back. Yes that's right, the behemoth dating show filled with challenges, arguments and awkward doctors named Alex will be making its re...
14:00, 05/29/2019

Blues 4, Stars 1 | Series is tied, 3-3: N.H.L. Playoffs: Blues Knock Out Stars Goalie and Force Game 7 Jaden Schwartz and Sammy Blais scored 33 seconds apart in the third period for St. Louis after Ben Bishop was stunned on a high shot. The goalie left the game after Blais’s goal....
01:51, 05/06/2019

'Red Dead Online' is growing faster than 'GTA Online' Now that Red Dead Online has had several months to build an audience, how is it faring? Quite well, apparently. During an earnings call, Take-Two chief Strauss Zelnick stated that the Red Dead Redemption 2 multiplayer component was "performing bett...
22:17, 05/14/2019

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...
10:34, 06/09/2019

Sportwatch: Hawthorn beat Geelong, Manly beat Parramatta and more – as it happened AFL: Saints beat Bulldogs 17.14 (116) to 14.5 (89)NRL: Manly 36-24 ParramattaAFL: West Coast beat Melbourne 14.7 (91) to 11.12 (78)NRL: Titans 18-38 StormAFL: Hawthorn beat Geelong 12.13 (85) to 8.13 (61) 10.33am BST It’s time for me to leave you now...
11:51, 07/21/2019

Sportwatch: Another Super Netball draw, Adelaide beat GWS, Eagles beat Cowboys - as it happened Fever 62- 62 GiantsAdelaide beat GWS 12.10 (82) to 9.7 (61)Cowboys 20-22 Sea Eagles 1.18pm BST Well that’s it from me for tonight, it’s been a pleasure having your company. Don’t forget to stay with us for our live blogs of the Cricket World Cup, Wom...
16:17, 06/08/2019

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...
18:34, 07/01/2019

Should You Book an Airbnb That Has No Reviews? While looking through a particularly beautiful Airbnb listing, you might think to yourself: This place is too good to be true. You browse the listing’s photos, read about its amenities—which include a pool and a sundeck—and it’s around this time when...
23:00, 06/24/2019

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...
19:51, 06/13/2019

Mordhau, As Told By Steam Reviews Games with good swordplay are rare. Multiplayer games with good swordplay are rarer still, like Excalibur of Arthurian legend. It’s no wonder, then, that Mordhau has cut through the clutter and laid siege to the Steam charts. Steam users are digging ...
00:00, 05/08/2019

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....
05:17, 05/28/2019

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....
13:17, 06/05/2019

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...
00:51, 07/04/2019

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....
15:00, 06/19/2019

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        ...
01:00, 05/22/2019

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...
07:00, 05/22/2019

Interference or not, NFL refs preparing for replay reviews NFL referees says new rules that allow pass interference calls to be challenged by coaches, reviewed by officials won't change how they call a game       ...
01:00, 07/13/2019

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.       ...
00:34, 06/20/2019

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....
04:51, 06/14/2019

The Latest: California reviews dioceses’ sex-abuse response LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California reviewing how Catholic dioceses handled sex-abuse allegations (all times local): 6:30 p.m. The California attorney general’s office will review how all 12 Roman Catholic dioceses in the state handled ...
09:00, 05/04/2019

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....
02:51, 07/17/2019

The Fiver | Rave reviews and precisely nothing to show for their efforts Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Many moons ago, The Fiver disgraced itself at a football awards ceremony at which the men behind The Square Ball won an award for Best Fanzine and collected a nice glass trophy for their troubles. Do...
17:51, 05/16/2019

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....
01:17, 07/02/2019

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....
06:34, 07/08/2019

'Hell week' is almost over for the markets — Cramer reviews the winners "When a sell-off goes into its third day, the buyers just stand there and absorb the market's body blows. And then stocks start rallying like nobody's business," Jim Cramer says....
10:00, 05/10/2019

Copa America happy with video reviews despite some criticism The head of refereeing at South America's soccer body Conmebol says he's pleased about the lack of major disputes at the Copa America involving video assisted reviews, despite some controversial decisions during the group stage   ...
02:34, 06/26/2019

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....
00:34, 06/23/2019

Cyclone Fani To Hit Odisha Tomorrow, PM Modi Reviews Preps Prime Minister Narendra Modi today chaired a high level meeting to review the preparedness on the ground ahead of Cyclone Fani. The cyclone is expected to make landfall tomorrow afternoon on the......
12:00, 05/02/2019

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....
13:51, 07/02/2019

‘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...
00:51, 07/10/2019

Ottawa will exempt oilsands from new reviews unless Kenney lifts emissions cap The list indicates new in situ oilsands projects won't have to go through the new review as long the hard cap imposed by former Premier Rachel Notley stays in place....
22:34, 05/01/2019

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......
19:34, 05/28/2019

UPDATE 1-Purplebricks CEO leaves as co exits Australia, reviews U.S. business Online estate agent Purplebricks said on Tuesday its founder Michael Bruce would step down as chief executive immediately as the company winds down its Australian operations and reviews its U.S. business....
09:34, 05/07/2019

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...
19:51, 06/26/2019

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......
19:00, 07/12/2019

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...
06:51, 06/06/2019

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...
23:17, 05/22/2019

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......
03:00, 05/24/2019

Exclusive: Deutsche Bahn reviews consultancy contracts with ex-managers Deutsche Bahn is reviewing consultancy contracts granted to former managers without the knowledge of the state-owned railway operator's supervisory board, it said on Thursday....
16:34, 06/06/2019

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....
02:17, 06/12/2019

'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...
15:51, 06/03/2019

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....
00:51, 07/04/2019

Putin, battling ratings slump, reviews Red Square military parade President Vladimir Putin watched intercontinental nuclear missile launchers roll across Red Square on Thursday as Russia put on its annual show of military might to mark the Soviet Union's World War Two victory over the Nazis....
16:34, 05/09/2019

White House reviews military plans against Iran: New York Times The top U.S. defense official has presented an updated military plan to President Donald Trump's administration that envisions sending up to 120,000 troops to the Middle East should Iran attack American forces or accelerate work on nuclear weapons, t...
05:34, 05/14/2019

Amit Shah Reviews Security In Jammu And Kashmir In First Official Visit Signifying the importance given to Jammu and Kashmir by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, Union Home Minister Amit Shah Wednesday chose the state for his maiden visit after assuming office......
20:51, 06/26/2019

White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran, in Echoes of Iraq War The plans call for up to 120,000 American troops but not a land invasion of Iran. They were updated at the request of John R. Bolton, the national security adviser....
03:17, 05/14/2019

'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...
02:17, 07/06/2019

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......
06:00, 06/16/2019

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....
05:51, 06/12/2019

Rollicking, record-breaking NFL Draft earns rave reviews for Nashville The largest sports spectacle in Tennessee's history wrapped up Saturday with high praise from many inside and outside the NFL.        ...
16:17, 04/29/2019

'Game of Thrones' series finale gets mixed reviews from die-hard fans While some fans of the long-running "Game of Thrones" felt satisfied by the show's final bow, others were quick to express their displeasure with how events unfolded....
07:00, 05/20/2019

'Detective Pikachu' is poised for a record-breaking opening weekend, despite poor reviews While the Pokemon film remains the first and only video game film adaption to ever hold a "fresh" rating on Rotten Tomatoes, it's clear that Hollywood still hasn't mastered transitioning popular video game titles into box office blockbuster...
21:51, 05/10/2019

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.       ...
19:51, 07/06/2019

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....
03:51, 07/04/2019

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 ...
18:34, 05/29/2019

Jimi Famurewa reviews 144 On The Hill: A pretty stage set for cooking as high slapstick I am trying to remember the precise point during lunch at 144 On The Hill when my complex brew of feelings — pity, confusion, fascination at the sheer hapless horror of it — finally emerged as a sort of helpless, nervous laughter....
19:34, 05/02/2019

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....
01:00, 06/07/2019

Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Makes Mortality Reviews Public For First Time LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – For the first time, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is making details about recent horse death’s public. Commission leaders say they’ve posted mortality reviews to the organization’s website in a...
08:51, 06/30/2019

EU reviews Deutsche Bank, SocGen in screening of past money-laundering cases The European Commission is reviewing past money-laundering cases at EU banks to assess what went wrong and decide possible tweaks to rules, an EU official said, citing Deutsche Bank and Societe General as among the screened lenders....
18:00, 06/06/2019

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."        ...
19:17, 06/17/2019

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....
18:51, 06/17/2019

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,......
00:34, 06/15/2019

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...
18:34, 06/04/2019

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....
16:17, 07/16/2019

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...
00:17, 07/12/2019

Joe Concha: Trump gets mostly glowing reviews from UK media, while US coverage focuses on Baby Blimp, protests While President Trump has received largely positive local coverage of his visit to the United Kingdom, the American media has stayed focused on the negative, Joe Concha pointed out on "Fox & Friends" Wednesday. ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

TripAdvisor introduces safety filter that flags sexual assault warnings on travel reviews TripAdvisor is introducing a new filter on each property that will show any reviews with safety warnings involving rapes, robberies or druggings.        ...
16:00, 05/15/2019

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."...
01:51, 06/12/2019

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....
07:51, 07/05/2019

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...
12:34, 06/20/2019

Cramer reviews the top activist stories of 2019: eBay, Dollar Tree, Bristol-Myers, Bed Bath & Beyond "Sometimes, they reach an accommodation with management and it works. Other times they get involved in proxy fights ... and the trade falls apart," Jim Cramer says....
16:00, 05/03/2019

'Arsenal have one foot in the Europa League final': Standard Sport reviews semi-final first-leg result against Valencia Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang answered the call once again for Arsenal to take a commanding lead back to Valencia in their Europa League semi-final tie....
10:51, 05/03/2019

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?...
14:51, 07/10/2019

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...
21:00, 06/18/2019

These Fake Butters Are Good, Actually The 90s were a dark time for fats, but I remember it being particularly bleak for butter. A sinister bottle of “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter” spray was a persistent presence in my childhood kitchen, and I used the milky-yellow liquid both as a coo...
19:34, 04/28/2019

Where does fake movie money come from? "I just got out of a meeting with the Secret Service. I'm still in the parking lot," said Rich "RJ" Rappaport at the beginning of our phone interview. The reason for the meeting? Some discussion about fake money....
00:34, 04/30/2019

Singapore clamps down on fake news with new law Lawmakers in Singapore passed a controversial fake news law which "criminalizes free speech" according to international activists. People found guilty of spreading fake news could now spend up to 10 years in prison....
00:51, 05/09/2019

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...
16:51, 07/14/2019

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...
21:34, 06/10/2019

Sentenced for scams, fake heiress not sorry ‘for anything’ NEW YORK (AP) — A con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she’s not sorry for anything she did. Anna Sorokin told The New York Times that she regrets only the way she w...
00:17, 05/11/2019

Is Facebook doing enough to combat fake news? The social media giant has stepped up efforts at combating disinformation on its platform that could manipulate the outcome of the European Parliament elections. But is it doing enough?...
20:51, 05/05/2019

| 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....
14:00, 06/06/2019

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....
03:51, 06/20/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defendant's deception." (May 9)    ...
00:51, 05/10/2019

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...
10:00, 07/04/2019

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......
10:00, 07/10/2019

Teens Arrested In Fake Shooting Prank Police in White Hall, Arkansas aren’t laughing after a bloody prank caused drivers to call 9-1-1. Several drivers slammed on the brakes Saturday night after seeing a teenage boy tied to a chair and covered in what looked like blood along Gambl...
03:34, 05/07/2019

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....
16:17, 06/15/2019

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...
11:17, 05/30/2019

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...
03:17, 06/05/2019

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....
05:17, 06/12/2019

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...
09:34, 07/04/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin: I’d be lying if I said I was sorry “The thing is, I’m not sorry,” jail-bound unrepentant fake heiress Anna Sorokin says in a new interview. “I’d be lying to you and to everyone else and to myself if I said I was sorry for anything,” Sorokin told The New York Times. “I regret the way I...
02:17, 05/11/2019

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...
13:51, 07/09/2019

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 ...
01:34, 07/02/2019

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....
01:17, 07/13/2019

Schoolkids' phones are targets for fake news Can teens be vaccinated against online disinformation? DW's Teri Schultz reports on creative educational efforts to help young media consumers fend off viral lies....
16:34, 06/24/2019

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....
06:00, 05/24/2019

| 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....
19:17, 06/26/2019

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)...
03:00, 05/24/2019

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...
23:51, 05/24/2019

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....
02:34, 05/29/2019

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...
00:17, 05/29/2019

Amazon warns customers: Those supplements might be fake Enlarge (credit: Getty | John Greim) On the second evening of Prime Day, Amazon’s annual sales bonanza, Anne Marie Bressler received an email from Amazon that had nothing to do with the latest deals. The message, sent from an automated email addres...
20:34, 07/21/2019

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...
01:34, 06/21/2019

This fake John Wick NES game looks far too easy We’re far from the days where every blockbuster movie had to have a shitty tie-in video game, with movie studios and game developers preferring shitty mobile games or Fortnite events now, so it’s a bit sad that we can no longer come back from the the...
05:51, 05/20/2019

How to Spot a Fake Address Bar in Chrome on Android False login pages are a common method of phishing login credentials from users. If a website look legit, it’s easy for your muscle memory to kick in and for you to start typing your username and password without checking that the URL is correct (or t...
00:34, 04/30/2019

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...
22:00, 07/14/2019

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.        ...
05:00, 06/24/2019

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....
15:34, 07/05/2019

Chrome exploit uses a fake address bar for phishing attacks Cyberattackers don't need to find obscure technical flaws to launch phishing attacks -- they might just need a screen capture and some clever web coding. Developer James Fisher has found a relatively simple exploit in Chrome for mobile that tak...
07:51, 04/29/2019

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...
00:17, 07/03/2019

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 ...
22:00, 05/23/2019

That 'Found Cat' Craigslist Ad Featuring a Bobcat is Totally Fake Have you seen this Craigslist ad that’s going viral on social media? The headline screams “FOUND CAT - NEED OWNERS ASAP!!” but if you take a closer look at the photos, it clearly shows a bobcat. Scary, right?Read more......
21:34, 05/24/2019

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)        ...
01:00, 06/29/2019

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......
04:17, 06/14/2019

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....
16:00, 06/14/2019

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...
19:34, 05/23/2019

'Fake News Victims' Meet With Twitter and Facebook They've experienced firsthand how dangerous online disinformation and harassment can be. And they say tech executives aren't doing enough to stop it....
03:00, 05/09/2019

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......
21:51, 06/14/2019

Fake Facebook accounts are influencing African elections Facebook has issued a statement on how it removed fake accounts originating from Israel that ran Facebook Pages, Groups and Instagram accounts that carried false information looking to influence elections in several African countries. This forms part...
15:34, 05/24/2019

MS-13 Gang Put Fake Body in Car, Then Detonated a Bomb When Police Came A street gang in El Salvador wrapped a mannequin in blankets inside a car, then set off explosives when the police arrived to investigate, wounding two officers....
03:00, 04/30/2019

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...
21:00, 05/23/2019

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......
21:00, 06/05/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
20:00, 05/16/2019

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...
01:34, 06/11/2019

Your Fake Email Isn't Keeping Your Health App Data Private Apps that store sensitive health data aren’t rare anymore. Besides the apps from my actual health providers (which have to comply with HIPAA laws), I’ve used apps that track my weight, my fitness habits, my mental health, my periods, and more. In man...
02:17, 05/18/2019

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...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage of misconceptions about the EU to stir anti-migrant sentiment ahead of the European Parliament electi...
08:51, 05/16/2019

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...
13:00, 06/07/2019

'Fake news is a scourge' in India: Aroon Purie "In India, there is no control for social media platforms, the breeding grounds for fake news." A DW exclusive interview with Aroon Purie, founder and former editor-in-chief of India Today....
22:00, 05/20/2019

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.       ...
00:00, 07/04/2019

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....
04:17, 06/12/2019

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...
22:00, 06/06/2019

Trump attacks ‘Fake News’ over Iran coverage for the web President Trump took aim yet again at what he calls “Fake News” — this time ripping reports that there was infighting within his administration over his hardline Middle East policies. “The Fake News Washington Post, and even more Fake News New York T...
23:17, 05/15/2019

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...
12:00, 05/22/2019

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.        ...
22:17, 06/28/2019

Fake heiress Anna Sorokin may lose payday — thanks to ‘Son of Sam’ Faux heiress Anna Sorokin may have inked a lucrative Netflix deal, but she won’t be raking in the dough anytime soon — thanks to “Son of Sam” David Berkowitz. The state Attorney General’s Office is invoking New York’s “Son of Sam Law” to try and conv...
09:51, 07/22/2019

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.       ...
14:51, 07/12/2019

This terrifying AI generates fake articles from any news site The Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence has an interesting new tactic in the war on fake news: make more of it. A team of researchers at the institute recently developed Grover, a neural network capable of generating fake news articles in the...
07:17, 06/25/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat A Romanian man accused of taking part in a scheme to extort millions from a rich couple by injecting them with what they were told was a lethal virus has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison....
22:17, 05/16/2019

Giants president: Holland's injury wasn't 'fake' San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised the veteran's competitive spirit, a day after Holland said he was......
23:34, 05/12/2019

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...
21:00, 05/29/2019

‘Fake wedding’ couple may actually marry — then promptly divorce Both the celebrity hairdresser who alleges his heiress “wife” faked their lavish wedding and the ex are now seeking to get their union legalized so they can get down to the nitty-gritty: a potential financial settlement....
09:00, 05/13/2019

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....
07:00, 06/22/2019

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....
20:00, 05/31/2019

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.        ...
16:34, 05/30/2019

Would trolls, fake news and privacy invasions go away with a new Facebook? Social network co-founder Chris Hughes calls for radical rethink on company, and internet blows up. But would anything really change?        ...
06:00, 05/12/2019

The Latest: Fake German Heiress Gets 4-12 Years In Prison Anna Sorokin returns to the courtroom after the jury sent a note, Thursday, April 25, 2019, in New York. Sorokin, who claimed to be a German heiress, is on trial on grand larceny and theft of services charges. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) NEW YORK (AP) —...
23:00, 05/09/2019

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. ...
18:51, 07/09/2019

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....
04:17, 06/02/2019

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...
18:51, 06/21/2019

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...
04:00, 05/29/2019

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....
04:51, 06/29/2019

Man made fake 911 calls to see cops respond: prosecutors A Chicago man admitted making at least 10 calls to emergency dispatchers to falsely report shootings of police officers so he could watch the frantic law enforcement response, prosecutors said. Terreance M. King, 22, also made at least one bomb threa...
23:00, 05/13/2019

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....
00:51, 05/25/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law may hurt innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
07:17, 05/09/2019

What do we have to do to get a copy of Jared Leto's fake severed head, huh? This past weekend’s Met Gala provided a higher-than-average number of internet-certified Looks, as fashion luminaries from around the world attempted to wrestle (with mixed success) with the theme of “Camp.” But while we can brook any number of argum...
07:17, 05/09/2019

Anna Sorokin: the fake heiress who fooled everyone | podcast For years Sorokin passed herself off as ‘Anna Delvey’, a German heiress worth $60m. Today she will be sentenced in New York and faces up to 15 years in prison. Hadley Freeman discusses how Sorokin was eventually exposed and why her case has attracted...
05:00, 05/09/2019

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....
20:00, 06/22/2019

Google says Singapore's fake news law could hamper innovation Google said on Thursday an anti-fake news law passed by Singapore's parliament could stunt innovation, a quality that the city-state wants to nurture under plans to expand its tech industry....
11:00, 05/09/2019

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...
02:51, 06/24/2019

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...
19:17, 06/04/2019

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....
02:00, 06/04/2019

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....
09:17, 06/20/2019

'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....
17:00, 06/14/2019

See All the Stars at Comic-Con 2019 You never know who you'll see at Comic-Con! With 2019 Comic-Con officially underway this week, the stars have begun to align in San Diego in honor of the annual convention. And with......
02:00, 07/19/2019

N.B.A. Stars Get Into the Hollywood Game Los Angeles is suddenly crawling with basketball royalty like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James and Kevin Durant, who are developing TV shows, streaming offerings and movies....
18:00, 05/20/2019

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...
15:34, 06/05/2019

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.        ...
23:34, 06/21/2019

Facebook’s approach to fighting fake news is admirable, but not sustainable With the huge EU elections around the corner, the issue of fake news has started to crop up again in headlines — and Facebook seems determined to make up for its mistakes from when the platform was abused in the 2016 US Presidential election. It’s no...
19:00, 05/07/2019

Climate to fake news: Venice Biennale takes on era's big challenges Ralph Rugoff’s exhibition also explores rightwing politics, migration and surveillanceA diorama purporting to show the landscape of Mars, in fact gleaned from images of the driest places on Earth; a video of legal cases with evidence obtained through...
20:34, 05/10/2019

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...
15:00, 07/05/2019

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.       ...
11:34, 07/06/2019

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......
19:17, 07/13/2019

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...
03:00, 05/21/2019

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...
21:00, 07/15/2019

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....
06:17, 05/29/2019

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....
04:17, 07/10/2019

'Fake news': China dismisses reports about detention of Uighurs Chinese state media says claims of family separations in ethnic minority communities are ‘rumours’ A Chinese state media outlet has called overseas reports on China’s mass detainment of Uighur Muslims in internment camps “fake news” and published in-...
08:00, 07/05/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter rapped for not doing enough in EU fake news fight Facebook, Google and Twitter were reprimanded by the European Commission on Friday for not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, seven months after promising to do more....
13:17, 05/17/2019

CORRECTED-Facebook says removes 265 "fake accounts" linked to Israel Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called "inauthentic behaviour" targeting users in Southeast Asia, Latin America and Africa....
19:34, 05/16/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a protester clad in mountain climbing gear perched on top. “It’s supposed to represent an oil derrick,” Mo...
23:34, 05/16/2019

Inside the most glamorous, star-studded ‘fake’ wedding ever celebrated A hairstylist to the stars claims his heiress “wife” faked their $1 million, celeb-studded desert nuptials as a public relations “stunt” to bask in the glow of attention -- and to avoid a legal ball and chain....
03:34, 05/12/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
00:51, 05/17/2019

'SNL' cold open has fake Republicans tackling 'What if?' questions about Trump “Saturday Night Live” put a question to top Republicans during its “Meet the Press” cold open sketch: “What would it take for President Trump to lose your support?" ...
10:51, 05/12/2019

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.        ...
20:17, 05/19/2019

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...
18:34, 06/07/2019

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....
08:17, 05/29/2019

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...
04:51, 05/29/2019

US briefing: China trade war, Uber IPO and fake heiress sentenced Friday’s top story: Beijing vows to retaliate as Trump administration imposes 25% tariffs. Plus, what happened after half a tonne of cocaine washed up on a small islandSubscribe now to receive the morning briefing by email.Good morning, I’m Tim Walke...
14:00, 05/10/2019

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...
19:51, 05/23/2019

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....
17:17, 06/05/2019

‘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...
15:34, 05/26/2019

Singapore Just Passed a Controversial Bill Criminalizing ‘Fake News’ (SINGAPORE) — Singapore reportedly has passed a law criminalizing publication of fake news and allowing the government to block and order the removal of such content. The Protection from Online Falsehoods and Manipulation Bill passed Wednesday ...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Singapore opposition joins backlash against proposed fake news law Singapore's lone opposition party in parliament has said it will oppose a controversial fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms as a debate over the proposed legislation entered a second day on Wednesday....
08:51, 05/08/2019

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 area were all charged with felony possession of a forged instrument — and several also face misdemeanor crim...
21:17, 06/04/2019

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....
16:34, 06/05/2019

Singapore outlaws fake news, allows government to block, remove it The law bans falsehoods that are prejudicial to Singapore or likely to influence elections and requires service providers to remove such content.        ...
15:17, 05/09/2019

Trump calls report that he lost $1B in bad deals ‘Fake News hit job’ President Trump on Wednesday blasted a “Fake News hit job!” for a report that said he lost more than $1 billion on bad deals decades ago and claimed he was just haggling with banks like other developers at the time. ​”Real estate de...
16:51, 05/08/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/24/2019

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....
04:00, 05/26/2019

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...
17:17, 05/23/2019

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, ...
19:34, 06/05/2019

Facebook takes down fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election Facebook said on Sunday it had taken down numerous Italian accounts on its platform that were false or were spreading fake news ahead of a European parliamentary election later this month....
22:17, 05/12/2019

Bahrain charges lawyer of sharing "fake news" for his Tweets Bahrain's Public Prosecution says it is charging a person, identified by a rights group as a prominent lawyer, for misusing social media and publishing fake news that can harm public order....
22:00, 05/15/2019

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....
20:00, 06/06/2019

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......
19:17, 06/06/2019

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 ...
03:17, 05/23/2019

Israeli TV Eurovision webcast hacked with fake missile alert Song contest semi-final interrupted with warnings of imminent attack on Tel AvivThe online stream of the Eurovision semi-finals in Israel was hacked to show warnings of a missile strike and images of blasts in the host city, Tel Aviv.The website for ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite gets 4 to 12 years for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam New York hotels, fashionable friends and banks with a blizzard of forged documents was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted her of fraud last month....
00:17, 05/10/2019

Facebook Sued by Dutch Big Brother Creator Over Fake Bitcoin Ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
12:00, 06/06/2019

Fake Job Racket In Name Of Ayushman Bharat Busted By Police, 4 Arrested The Delhi Police has arrested four persons for cheating over 360 unemployed youths of various states to the tune of over Rs 50 lakh on the pretext of providing jobs under the Prime Minister Narendra......
04:51, 05/08/2019

Giants president says lefty Holland’s injury wasn’t ‘fake’ SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi said the injury that sent left-hander Derek Holland to the injured list last month was legitimate and praised the veteran’s competitive spirit, a day after ...
01:00, 05/13/2019

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.        ...
04:17, 06/06/2019

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. ...
20:17, 06/04/2019

Bihar RJD Lawmaker Says Video Of Him Dancing Fake, Threatens Action An RJD lawmaker from Bihar has been caught on camera forcibly holding a woman and dancing to loud music, allegedly during a study tour in Manipur. The lawmaker, Yaduvansh Kumar Yadav, was part of a......
15:00, 06/10/2019

Moon landing conspiracy theories: Why some think the Apollo 11 mission was fake Despite being heralded as one of the greatest human achievements ever, just half a century later 1 in 10 Americans still claim the 1969 moon landing was faked....
14:51, 07/22/2019

Fake Police Officials Steal $3.7 Million From Woman In Switzerland Fraudsters posing as police officers stole 3.3 million euros ($3.7 million) from a Swiss woman through an elaborate scam that involved a fake plot implicating the victim's bank, Swiss media reported......
23:17, 06/26/2019

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....
08:34, 06/22/2019

| 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....
14:51, 06/13/2019

Wife of Norwegian tycoon is likely dead after fake abduction, cops say A Norwegian tycoon’s wife who was believed to have been kidnapped eight months ago was likely killed, according to police, who said it’s possible her abduction was staged to hide her death. Anne-Elisabeth Falkevik Hagen, who is married to...
22:00, 06/26/2019

Ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather calls Trump the 'biggest purveyor of fake news' Ex-'CBS Evening News' anchor Dan Rather blasted President Trump Thursday, calling him the "biggest purveyor of fake news" amid Trump's ongoing feud with the media....
05:00, 05/17/2019

Fake mews? Confusion over cat at Thai king's coronation ceremony Animal lovers in Thailand were thrown into confusion on Sunday over whether a Siamese cat presented to the newly crowned Thai king and his queen was a living feline - or not....
00:34, 05/06/2019

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...
20:00, 06/26/2019

The team behind The Rook on tackling fake news and superpowers in the same show Starz’s new sci-fi series The Rook follows the fictional British secret service agency, the Checquy, a Men In Black-like organization for “people with paranormal abilities.” Ahead of its premiere on Sunday, we sat down with executive producers Karyn ...
21:51, 06/24/2019

Researchers Send Fake Presidential Alerts to Stadium of 50,000 Using LTE Vulnerability Researchers figured out a way to exploit the system that sends presidential emergency alerts to our phones, simulating their method on a 50,000 seat football stadium in Colorado with a 90 percent success rate.Read more......
22:00, 06/24/2019

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.”...
00:34, 06/29/2019

Instagram will block hashtags spreading fake news about vaccines Just one day after coming under fire for inconsistent practices in its handling of misinformation about vaccines, Instagram told Engadget that it will block hashtags that surface "verifiably false" information regarding vaccinations. The new policy w...
02:51, 05/10/2019

China halts Canadian meat imports over fake certificates China has stopped accepting shipments of meat from Canada after food inspections revealed residue of a restricted feed additive. Canadian authorities are investigating the case, which coincides with a diplomatic dispute....
08:00, 06/26/2019

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....
20:51, 06/28/2019

"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......
03:00, 06/21/2019

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&#...
02:51, 06/27/2019

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....
07:51, 06/12/2019

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....
16:00, 06/17/2019

TurboTax says report about duping low-income taxpayers is ‘fake news’ It’s one of the most charged phrases in American culture at the moment and now a tax prep giant is using it to fend off accusations that it cheated customers. Customer service representatives for Intuit’s TurboTax have been telling angry customers th...
23:51, 05/02/2019

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....
21:34, 06/18/2019

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"....
08:34, 06/28/2019

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....
17:00, 06/19/2019

Fake Office 365 site installs malware as browser update Microsoft users have been warned to watch out for a fake Office 365 site which is pushing malware disguised as a software update.The site, discovered by researchers at MalwareHunterTeam, is designed to resemble a Microsoft-owned site, and even contai...
17:17, 07/19/2019

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...
17:00, 06/30/2019

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings 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...
23:34, 06/20/2019

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....
14:34, 06/18/2019

HUD rips ‘fake news’ it stalled Puerto Rico aid probe The Department of Housing and Urban Development is pushing back on a “false narrative” that it “impeded” an internal investigation into its handling of money to Puerto Rico, ravaged by Hurricane Maria in 2017....
06:00, 05/04/2019

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...
13:17, 06/20/2019

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...
01:34, 05/26/2019

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....
03:51, 07/08/2019

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....
03:00, 06/17/2019

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,”...
16:00, 06/01/2019

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 ...
14:00, 06/21/2019

See the Best Dressed Stars at the 2019 BET Awards We can always bet on the stars showing up in jaw dropping outfits for the BET Awards. And tonight was certainly no exception. For the 2019 BET Awards, the biggest stars in entertainment......
05:00, 06/24/2019

Siakam stars for Raptors with all-around effort Pascal Siakam, who has become a jack-of-all-trades at both ends for the Raptors, did "a little bit of everything" Thursday night in powering Toronto to victory in its first-ever NBA Finals game....
07:51, 05/31/2019

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...
04:17, 07/07/2019

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!......
14:17, 06/14/2019

Stars who missed out on major roles You win some, you lose some - and the same goes for the stars! We've rounded up a list of celebrities who have lost out on or turned down major roles.        ...
18:34, 04/28/2019

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...
02:17, 05/19/2019

| 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....
13:34, 07/04/2019

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 ...
08:02, 07/06/2019

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...
05:34, 07/14/2019

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......
09:00, 05/22/2019

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...
00:34, 06/10/2019

Feds make arrests in multimillion-dollar fake concert scam Four men — including one with a history of fraud schemes and an ex-con on parole — were busted Wednesday in a multimillion-dollar plot to dupe investors into bankrolling concert tours by Rihanna, Bruno Mars and Janet Jackson, according to...
11:51, 05/02/2019

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...
20:00, 06/27/2019

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 ...
22:51, 05/30/2019

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....
12:17, 06/28/2019

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...
02:51, 05/30/2019

Skip Bayless duped by fake James Harden ‘manboobs’ tweet If you forget to look for the blue check mark, you’re going to end up with egg on your face. Skip Bayless was embarrassingly duped by a tweet from a fake Adrian Wojnarowski account that stated Chris Paul making fun of Rockets teammate James Har...
03:51, 06/20/2019

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...
01:00, 07/11/2019

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...
02:34, 05/30/2019

Model with massive fake booty warns against illegal butt injections An author and Instagram model is warning her fans about the dangers of illegal butt fillers after her own posterior became “discolored” and began sagging “more than it used to.”...
13:17, 05/17/2019

Fast Food Companies Are Getting Into Fake Meat, and the Results Are Actually Pretty Good In the future, we were promised flying cars and fake meat. While the flying car part hasn’t panned out, fake meat appears poised to make inroads in Americans’ lives, particularly through fast foods. And in the process, it could end up being a big dea...
20:17, 05/01/2019

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....
18:34, 05/29/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news: EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Google, Facebook, Twitter still falling short in combating fake news - EU Facebook, Google and Twitter are still not doing enough to tackle fake news plaguing the election campaign to the European Parliament, the European Commission said on Friday in its latest report....
12:34, 05/17/2019

Queer Eye's Tan and Karamo Jokingly Kiss After Jonathan and Antoni's Fake Romance Watch out, Jvntoni! There's a new couple in town! Remember how Jonathan Van Ness and Antoni Porowski jokingly sparked relationship rumors with a Fourth of July kiss? Well, Tan France......
06:17, 07/18/2019

Derek Holland Blasts Giants Management, Says Team Had Him Fake An Injury After losing 5-4 to the Reds last night, the San Francisco Giants announced that struggling starter Derek Holland would be headed to the bullpen. That was the second rotation move of the day for San Francisco, who also optioned Dereck Rodriguez befor...
21:51, 05/12/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York elite sentenced to up to 12 years in prison A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison on Thursday after a jury in state court found her guilty of fraud last month....
22:00, 05/09/2019

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."...
18:17, 07/15/2019

Anna Sorokin: fake German heiress sentenced to up to 12 years in prison Sorokin, 28, guilty of deception worth more than $200,000Judge: ‘She was blinded by the glitter and glamour of New York’A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years in prison for defrauding hotels, restaurants, a pri...
23:00, 05/09/2019

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....
03:00, 06/02/2019

Facebook admits huge scale of fake news and election interference Company deletes 2.8bn fake accounts as it pours resources into protecting EU electionsLess than three years ago, the Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, dismissed as “crazy” the idea that fake news on his platform could have influenced the election of Don...
20:00, 05/05/2019

Jeffrey Epstein used fake passport found in safe to travel: feds Prosecutors are pushing back on the claim that accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein never used a fake passport from the 1980s that lists Saudi Arabia as his residence, alleging in a new filing that he used it to travel to four different count...
01:17, 07/18/2019

Fake polio markers highlight risks to Pakistan vaccination drive Pakistan's polio eradication campaign has hit serious problems with an alarming spike in reported cases that has raised doubts over the quality of vaccination reporting and prompted officials to review their approach to stopping the crippling disease...
18:34, 07/15/2019

Fake Heiress Anna Delvey-Sorokin Sentenced to Up to 12 Years in Prison UPDATE: A judge sentenced Anna Delvey-Sorokin today to 4-12 years in prison. Additionally, she was fined $24,000 and owes $198,956.19 in restitution. "As proven at trial, Anna......
08:34, 05/10/2019

Knock-Off Shop Busted for Making Fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis in Brazil Police in Brazil’s southern state of Santa Catarina have apparently just shut down a factory making knock-off Ferraris and Lamborghinis that, based on the photos, actually didn’t look terrible. That’s probably why they came up on the real companies’ ...
11:34, 07/17/2019

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"....
11:51, 07/15/2019

Canada’s millennials are most willing to admit that fake news has fooled them: Ipsos poll Canada's millennials are also more trusting of media that are widely considered untrustworthy. But other research shows Baby Boomers share fake news more....
17:17, 05/10/2019

Fake heiress who dazzled New York's fashion elite to be sentenced for fraud A German woman who posed as a wealthy heiress to scam boutique New York hotels and fashionable friends in a confetti parade of bad checks will be sentenced in a state court on Thursday after a jury convicted her last month on multiple charges of larc...
19:34, 05/09/2019

Brazil Police Shut Down a Factory Making Fake Ferraris and ‘Shamborghinis’ (RIO DE JANEIRO) — Brazilian police say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis. A father and son who owned the workshop in the southern state of Santa Catarina have been arrested on ...
09:51, 07/17/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
01:00, 05/18/2019

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....
02:00, 06/29/2019

Facebook CEO says delay in flagging fake Pelosi video was 'execution mistake' Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday said his social media company took too long to flag as false an altered video of U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that appeared to show the Democratic Representative slurring and tripping throu...
04:51, 06/27/2019

Fake bloody legs appear at memorial for Cape Cod shark-attack victim Officials in Cape Cod are working to find out the person behind the lifelike fake legs that keep popping up at a memorial for a bodyboarder who died there in September after being mauled by a great white shark....
11:00, 07/22/2019

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...
20:17, 05/24/2019

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...
19:34, 05/24/2019

An entrepreneur is sending fake dog testicles to GOP senators to protest the government shutdown The founder of Neuticles swears he's not pulling a PR stunt, and the move comes as businesses big and small capitalize on the federal government shutdown, which has left 800,000 workers without pay....
20:34, 04/28/2019

REFILE-BACKSTORY-Hunting for fake news and trolls in Indonesia's elections The first online troll I met was a middle-aged, potbellied Indonesian man, dressed casually in jeans and sneakers. He said his nickname was "Commandant"....
12:17, 04/29/2019

Sierra Vista Police: ‘Suspicious’ device that prompted evacuation fake SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – Police had to evacuate a Goodwill Thrift Store and Donation Center in Sierra Vista after a “suspicious device” was discovered on Saturday. Sierra Vista Police Department said store employees discovered the device at about ...
21:51, 05/14/2019

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....
09:00, 07/13/2019

Facebook is suing a New Zealand company and three people over fake Instagram likes Facebook filed a lawsuit in a U.S. federal court against a New Zealand company and three people for allegedly selling fake likes, views and followers to Instagram users....
00:51, 04/29/2019

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......
08:34, 05/23/2019

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...
07:17, 05/23/2019

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...
02:17, 07/13/2019

Paris authorities scotch rumours of radioactive tap water as 'fake news' Viral message claims water has harmful tritium levels as country faces heatwaveAs France faces a scorching new heatwave this week, Paris authorities have urged residents to keep calm and carry on drinking tap water after rumours spread that the capit...
12:00, 07/22/2019

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 ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

Who burned Notre Dame? Brussels goes after fake news as EU election nears The European Union has launched a coordinated fight against fake news ahead of this month's European Parliament elections, but officials acknowledge there are limits to what can be achieved against a danger barely recognized a few years ago....
10:34, 05/16/2019

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...
16:17, 06/28/2019

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 the multimillionair...
08:17, 07/17/2019

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....
05:51, 05/29/2019

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...
04:51, 05/29/2019

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...
22:00, 05/18/2019

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...
11:17, 06/21/2019

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.        ...
01:34, 05/29/2019

Police in Brazil shut down factory making fake Ferraris and Lamborghinis Father and son accused of offering the cars on social media for $45,000 to $60,000 – a fraction of the price of the real thingPolice in Brazil say they’ve shut down a clandestine factory that was producing fake Ferraris and sham Lamborghinis.A father...
06:34, 07/17/2019

Facebook says it removed ‘numerous’ fake Italian accounts ahead of EU election "We have removed a series of false and duplicated accounts which violated our authenticity policy, as well as several pages due to violation of rules on name changing," a spokesman for Facebook in Italy said in an emailed statement....
01:34, 05/13/2019

| Facebook closes fake news pages in Poland: rights group Facebook has closed 27 pages in Poland for spreading fake news and hate-filled content ahead of the European parliamentary elections, the civil rights group Avaaz said on Friday....
08:34, 05/19/2019

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...
05:00, 05/27/2019

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....
01:51, 05/27/2019

Operation Avalanche, the only good conspiracy—fake the Moon landing, get promoted [credit: Zapruder Films ] With this weekend's 50th anniversary of the Moon landing, it's worth remembering most conspiracy theories are more-or-less the same: a...
17:00, 07/20/2019

"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......
13:34, 05/22/2019

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...
20:34, 06/17/2019

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....
13:51, 07/02/2019

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....
05:17, 06/17/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
12:00, 05/09/2019

Congress Wants Action On 'Fake' Assam Citizen List Concerns In Kokrajhar With resentment brewing among a section of people over "indiscriminate" notices being served to them by National Register of Citizens (NRC) authorities, the Congress has submitted a memorandum to the......
13:34, 05/08/2019

Singapore fake news law a 'disaster' for freedom of speech, says rights group Bill passes that forces media to correct or remove content the government considers to be falseSingapore’s parliament has passed legislation against “fake news”, a move that has been criticised by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears ...
07:34, 05/09/2019

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....
08:51, 06/13/2019

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...
20:34, 06/13/2019

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...
03:34, 06/13/2019

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....
19:34, 06/05/2019

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 ...
20:51, 07/03/2019

Fake doctor scammed sex abuse victims with bogus therapy: cops A Florida man who touted his ability to use a “powerhouse combination of psychology and quantum physics” to treat women who were sexually abused was busted for practicing medicine without a license, police said. Phillip Stutzman, 43, of Lakewoo...
19:17, 06/26/2019

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 news 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...
00:17, 06/09/2019

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......
19:17, 06/13/2019

Anna Sorokin: The story of the fake German heiress who stiffed the art world Once an art magazine intern, Anna Delvey, aka Anna Sorokin, created a jet-setting lifestyle for herself on others' dimes. She now faces up to 15 years in prison. Here's the con artist's story....
16:51, 05/09/2019

UPDATE 1-Dutch "Big Brother" creator sues Facebook over fake Bitcoin ads Dutch billionaire John de Mol filed a lawsuit against Facebook on Wednesday for allowing fake ads on its platform which used his name and image to perpetrate Bitcoin-related fraud....
21:00, 06/05/2019

Singapore passes fake news law amid freedom-of-speech fears Singapore's parliament on Wednesday passed an anti-fake news bill that has been criticized by rights groups, journalists and tech firms over fears it could be used to clamp down on freedom of speech....
11:00, 05/09/2019

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...
08:17, 06/29/2019

Parents have unrealistic expectations for children becoming stars Many parents unrealistically believe their child has what it takes to become a superstar. As parents and their kids gear up for summer activities a news study reveals how some moms and dads have unrealistic expectations for their budding superstars...
01:17, 05/04/2019

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...
09:34, 05/29/2019

'I've yet to tell my agent': X-Men stars reveal why they won't work in certain US states Oscar-nominated actress Jessica Chastain and Game Of Thrones star Sophie Turner have vowed to boycott working in US states with strict abortion laws....
08:51, 05/29/2019

Every Vintage European Car Needs a Set of Magnesium Cromodora Stars Just as manners maketh man, wheels maketh car. No car is complete or correct without the right set of wheels. There exist several cars which are best known for the wheels they wear, and it wouldn’t do to change them, but many others can be elevated w...
21:51, 07/21/2019

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....
12:34, 06/26/2019

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......
17:51, 06/19/2019

Kentucky Derby 2019: Stars hit the red carpet Ahead of the horse race, plenty of stars walked the red carpet, including Anna Nicole Smith's 12-year-old daughter, Dannielynn Birkhead and more.        ...
20:51, 05/04/2019

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....
00:34, 07/04/2019

Did ‘Breaking Bad’ stars just tease the new movie with a donkey pic? “Breaking Bad” co-stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul posted the same photo of two donkeys — or are those mules? — to Instagram and Twitter Tuesday afternoon with this caption: “Soon.” Rabid fans noticed immediately — and dema...
02:34, 06/26/2019

After ‘Game of Thrones’ series finale, what’s next for its stars? Game of Thrones | Sunday, 9 p.m. HBO The penultimate episode of “Game of Thrones” may prompt the onset of separation anxiety. Viewers have become so attached to certain key characters — one might say too far gone — that we thought it a public service...
02:51, 05/11/2019

It’s ridiculous that golfers are being paid like rock stars On Sunday, the winner of golf’s final major of the year, the British Open, will raise the fabled Claret Jug. While it’s one of the most iconic accolades in sport (and comes with a check for almost $2 million), you don’t need to win trophies or titles...
19:51, 07/20/2019

Gossip Girl Is Getting a Reboot: Where Are the Original Stars Now? Calling all Gossip Girl fans! We know you're going to love this news. The popular TV show starring Blake Lively, Leighton Meester and Penn Badgley, which came to an end on the CW in......
06:17, 07/18/2019

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....
16:51, 06/05/2019

BH90210's Stars Explain Their Quasi-Reboot Still having trouble wrapping your mind around the fact that Beverly Hills, 90210 is coming back but it's also not? Allow the guys to explain. "It's elevated......
06:17, 05/15/2019

At 82, NASA Pioneer Sue Finley Still Reaching For The Stars Sue Finley began work at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory as the US prepared to launch its first satellite into orbit in 1958, racing to match the Soviet Union, which had accomplished the feat months......
13:34, 07/17/2019

The stars of It: Chapter Two are being haunted by red balloons on Instagram Beep beep, Pennywise-heads, the first trailer for It: Chapter Two is coming tomorrow. While you’ll have to wait until then to see a mere fraction of the second installment in Andy Muschetti’s two-part adaptation of It, cool dad Stephen King is over o...
23:17, 05/08/2019

Stars get Hartman from Flyers in trade for Pitlick FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Stars have acquired right wing Ryan Hartman from the Philadelphia Flyers for center Tyler Pitlick. The trade was announced Monday, two days after the end of the NHL draft and a week before the start of free agency. Har...
02:00, 06/25/2019

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...
17:51, 06/15/2019

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...
05:51, 06/18/2019

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, a...
00:17, 07/01/2019

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.        ...
19:51, 07/15/2019

Celebrities at Stagecoach: These are the stars we spotted at the festival Tom Hanks, Leo DiCaprio, Nina Dobrev, Grant Mellon, Arielle Kebbel, Amanda Stanton all showing signs of being on their way to Stagecoach.        ...
21:17, 04/28/2019

MLB union wants more competition, more money for young stars Baseball players' association details outline of its goals for sport's unprecedented midterm collective bargaining, one likely to meet resistance from management unless union is willing to make tradeoffs       ...
01:34, 07/10/2019

'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...
10:00, 06/01/2019

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......
11:34, 06/19/2019

Encarnacion stars with glove and bat, Mariners top Twins 7-4 SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion made several nice plays at first base early in the game, then hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning that helped the Seattle Mariners beat Minnesota 7-4 Sunday, snapping the Twins’ five-game winning streak....
01:51, 05/20/2019

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...
12:51, 06/11/2019

Smallville Stars Have the Ultimate Cast Reunion: See Them Then and Now The Smallville trio is back together again! Tom Welling (Clark Kent), Michael Rosenbaum (Lex Luthor) and Kristin Kreuk (Lana Lang) reunited at the Fan Expo Dallas 2019 event on Saturday,......
01:51, 05/06/2019

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...
17:00, 05/23/2019

Constance Wu Isn't the Only One: When TV Stars Bite the Hand That Feeds Them Remember the old adage, "If you have nothing nice to say, then say nothing at all"? Constance Wu sure didn't. It's been a week since the Fresh Off the Boat star took to......
23:34, 05/17/2019

'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...
14:17, 07/05/2019

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...
19:17, 06/06/2019

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....
00:51, 06/30/2019

Blues force Game 7 with road win at Stars David Perron's second-period goal broke the deadlock and Jordan Binnington made 22 saves as the visiting St. Louis Blues beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 Sunday afternoon to force a Game 7 in their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series....
05:51, 05/06/2019

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....
03:17, 06/06/2019

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....
17:17, 07/11/2019

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...
11:34, 06/12/2019

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...
00:51, 06/29/2019

Look Back at the Biggest Stars of the 1999 Met Gala At the 1999 Met Gala, the stars were partying like it was...1999. Guests included actress now considered '90s icons, such as Jennifer Love Hewitt, Christina Ricci and Minnie Driver.......
17:17, 05/04/2019

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....
10:34, 06/16/2019

Stars, Blues find way with new coaches, go into Game 3 even Stars and Blues have certainly found their way this season with new head coaches, tied 1-1 going into Game 3 of second-round series        ...
23:34, 04/28/2019

CinemaCon: See the biggest stars share their films Hollywood moves to Las Vegas this week for CinemaCon, where the studios show off their biggest movies, and biggest stars, for the year ahead.        ...
23:17, 04/28/2019

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...
11:17, 07/14/2019

Stars remember ‘The Rebbe’ 25 years after his passing A surprising cast of people surfaced online over the weekend to mark the 25th anniversary of the death of Jewish leader and Grand Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson. “I have personally learned so much from his wisdom and teachings, and while I never me...
03:00, 07/08/2019

Thrones stars put themselves forward for Emmys after HBO snub Game Of Thrones actors Gwendoline Christie, Alfie Allen and Carice Van Houten had to put themselves forward for the Emmys they were nominated for after network HBO backed some of their co-stars instead....
19:51, 07/18/2019

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....
19:34, 04/28/2019

| 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....
03:17, 06/01/2019

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...
13:34, 06/11/2019

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....
17:00, 06/20/2019

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...
08:51, 05/29/2019

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...
14:00, 06/23/2019

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 ...
17:00, 06/05/2019

Dunkin Donuts manager allegedly hired fake employee, pocketed checks A Florida Dunkin Donuts manager was busted for hiring a “fictitious” employee — and then pocketed all of the checks the worker would have received, according to new reports. Markia Nelson, 29, who works at the franchise’s location i...
19:51, 07/11/2019

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....
19:00, 07/11/2019

Michigan LGBT charity scammed out of $100K by fake Mariah Carey promoters After a multi-state benefit concert scheme scammed organizations - including a Michigan LGBT group - out of thousands, two men face prison time.        ...
05:34, 05/14/2019

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....
12:17, 07/11/2019

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....
11:00, 05/25/2019

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......
09:51, 07/11/2019

Conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin still insists moon landing was fake Bart Sibrel, a filmmaker and conspiracy theorist punched by Buzz Aldrin, has centered his career around disproving the Apollo 11 moon landing in 1969.        ...
03:51, 07/21/2019

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...
03:51, 05/25/2019

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....
10:51, 06/22/2019

'Bride' trafficking – How Chinese gangs lure Pakistani girls into fake marriages Pakistan has arrested a number of Chinese nationals for marrying Pakistani girls and then forcing them into prostitution in China. The scandal has shocked the Islamic country, S. Khan reports from Islamabad....
18:17, 05/11/2019

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...
16:00, 06/08/2019