Want something to go viral? Make it fake news

The Twitter logo and stock prices. A new study shows that false statements spread further and faster on Twitter than true statements.Lucas Jackson / ReutersIf it seems like fake news is everywhere, that may be because it is.Falsehoods spread like wildfire on social media, getting quicker and longer-lasting pickup than the truth, researchers reported on … Read more

Trump-Kim talks show US strategy is working – VP Pence

Trump-Kim talks show US strategy is working – VP Pence Media captionKim Jong-un and Donald Trump: From enemies to frenemies?North Korea agreeing to discuss denuclearisation “is evidence that President [Donald] Trump’s strategy to isolate the Kim regime is working,” US Vice-President Mike Pence has said.He said the US had made “zero concessions” and “consistently increased … Read more

Jail for ‘most hated man in US’ Shkreli

US & Canada US & Canada ‘Pharma Bro’ Martin Shkreli sentenced to seven years Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook … Read more

Report finds US hospital failed to protect infants from abuse

US & Canada US & Canada Report finds US hospital failed to protect infants from abuse Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with … Read more

Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga now ‘brothers’

Africa Africa Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga now ‘brothers’ Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook … Read more

US steel tariffs: Germany’s Merkel calls for EU exemption

US & Canada US & Canada US steel tariffs: Germany’s Merkel calls for EU exemption Share this with Facebook Share this with Twitter Share this with Messenger Share this with Messenger Share this with Email Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email … Read more