Social networks like Facebook and Twitter have set up war rooms and disclosure systems to warn of potential election meddling, but the Canadian government doesn’t believe that’s good enough. The country’s Democratic Institutions Minister has established a panel of five politicians that will warn the public when there’s evidence of attempted interference during election periods, […]
BLOOD pressure tablets containing a chemical used in rocket fuel have been recalled over fears they could cause cancer.
Health officials warn not to eat romaine this Thanksgiving because they’re worried about E. coli — here’s what the illness is
Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images The CDC warned on Tuesday that Americans should avoid all forms of romaine lettuce because of an E. coli outbreak. E. coli is a species of bacteria that lives in the intestines of people and animals. Some E. coli are harmless and live inside our healthy guts, but other strains […]
The Financial Times has a woman problem, or so it thinks. In the push for gender equality, and to reach out to female readers, boffins at the paper have developed a bot that warns journalists when they’re quoting too many men. The paper, which mostly covers the stuffy, male-dominated worlds of finance and industry, found […]
Friday’s edition of Good Morning Britain is normally a more relaxed affair, as regular presenters Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid have a day off. Yet today’s instalment of the ITV programme took a very tense turn when journalists Ben Shepherd and Kate Garraway welcomed guests Catherine Cooper and Biba Tanya to the studio for a […]
Lion Air flight JT610 experienced a deadly accident this morning after the plane crashed into the Java Sea. No survivors of the 188 people onboard have been located, with an investigation being launched into the cause of the incident. Until the investigation has taken place, Australia has issued a travel warning in regard to the […]
Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states
WSB-TV Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the number of confirmed and suspected cases has spiked in the last month, with now up to 127 cases in 22 states. AFM affects the nervous system, causing paralysis that […]
The impending release of convicted Islamic State-supporting hate preacher Anjem Choudary could heighten the threat from both Islamists and the far-right, counter-extremism experts have warned. The Faith Matters counter-extremism network, quoted in the Independent, warned Choudary is a part of a “dance of hate where the only ones to profit have been the extremists.” Read […]
With pot about to become legal in Canada in just a couple of weeks, a new guide warning parents about the dangers of using cannabis during pregnancy and exposing children to second-hand pot smoke is popping up at Toronto hospitals.
A coalition of health groups is warning the Ontario government that allowing the display and advertising of vaping products in convenience stores would lead to increased nicotine addiction among teenagers.