How the World's Most Murderous Country Halved Its Killings in Five Years

In 2012, Honduras didn’t just have the worst homicide rate in the world — it was also witnessing murders more than twice as frequently as the nation with the next worst record, Belize. More than 90 Hondurans out of every 100,000 were murdered that year, compared to 43 in Belize and 42 in El Salvador, […]

Blue Lives Matter claims Facebook’s ‘fake news’ rules have halved its audience

Blue Lives Matter, a group advocating for greater protections for police in the US, has claimed that Facebook’s new rules to combat fake news has almost halved the number of people it can reach on the platform. The group said that the introduction of Facebook’s quality surveys, in which the platform asks users to rate […]

Mind Candy’s revenues halved in 2016 as it struggles to recapture the ‘Moshi Monster’ glory days

Shona Ghosh/Business Insider British startup Mind Candy saw its revenues more than halve in 2016, as it failed to recapture the early glory days of its hit kids’ game “Moshi Monsters.” Mind Candy reported revenues of £3.43 million for the 12 months to 31 December, down from £7.2 million the prior year. It recorded a […]

The Conservatives’ lead over Labour has halved in just 1 week

Thomson Reuters EDINBURGH (Reuters) – The lead enjoyed by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative party over the opposition Labour party has halved to nine points in the run-up to a general election on June 8, a YouGov poll for the Sunday Times showed on Saturday. That was down from a Conservative lead of 18 […]

Trump transition team halved the number of EPA staffers who could attend at a climate change forum

John Heggestuen/Business Insider ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency halved the number of staffers attending an annual Anchorage forum on issues like climate change in response to a request from President Donald Trump’s transition team. Trump transition official Doug Ericksen told Alaska’s Energy Desk in an email that the EPA was directed to […]