Tech companies find more signs of Russian election activity

Tech companies find more signs of Russian election activity

Major tech companies plan to tell Congress Tuesday that they have found additional evidence of Russian activity on their services surrounding the 2016 U.S. election. Facebook, for instance, says a Russian group posted more than 80,000 times on its service during and after the election, potentially reaching as many as 126 million users. The company plans to disclose these numbers to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the testimony.

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6 dead after driver plows into people on NYC bike path

6 dead after driver plows into people on NYC bike path

At least six people are dead and others injured after a vehicle drove onto a bike path in lower Manhattan in New York City. The sprawling crime scene runs several blocks along the West Side Highway.

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John Kelly Claims Civil War Caused By Lack Of Compromise. History Shows Otherwise

John Kelly Claims Civil War Caused By Lack Of Compromise. History Shows Otherwise

The White House chief of staff made the remark during an interview on Fox News. Observers were quick to point out that decades of "compromise" on slavery preceded, and did not prevent, the Civil War.

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North Korea seeks to develop space program, vows to launch more satellites

North Korea seeks to develop space program, vows to launch more satellites

As North Korea forges ahead with its nuke and missile programs, Kim Jong Un is also trying to boost Pyongyang's power in space, vowing to launch more satellites and saying efforts to kneecap the Hermit Kingdom's space program are "not tolerable." North Korea announced the five-year space plan in its main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, on Monday, citing the regime’s goals of improving the economy and “livelihood” of North Korean residents, according to Yonhap News Agency.

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There’s been quite an uproar over Apple’s review embargoes for the iPhone X this week.

There’s been quite an uproar over Apple’s review embargoes for the iPhone X this week.

The consensus, from what I can tell, is that more established and traditional voices in the tech community are rather upset that younger and lesser-known reviewers and YouTubers were given access to the phone and able to publish their reviews on Monday. The more established, mainstream crowd was able to publish on Tuesday, with most outlets having had the phone for anywhere from a week to as little as 24 hours.

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Video shows man leaving club with women he ‘raped and fed to dogs’

Video shows man leaving club with women he 'raped and fed to dogs'

CCTV footage has emerged of a convicted rapist leaving a karaoke club with two women who police say he later stabbed to death and dismembered. Officers are investigating reports Alexander Maslennikov, 31, raped the women and minced some of their remains before feeding them to dogs. In the footage, he is smoking a cigarette and carrying a bottle of wine as he leaves the club at 6am in the Russian city of Volzhsky.

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Ex-Trump advisor George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents, authorities reveal

Ex-Trump advisor George Papadopoulos pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents, authorities reveal

An advisor to President Donald Trump's campaign pleaded guilty on Oct. 5 to lying to FBI agents about when he met with Russian nationals to get "dirt" on Hillary Clinton, according to court filings released Monday. The documents revealed that George Papadopoulos was arrested on July 27 upon arrival at Dulles International Airport from an undisclosed location. According to the documents, shortly after Papadopoulos learned he would become a foreign policy advisor…

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Neighbors rescue deer with plastic pumpkin stuck on its head

Neighbors rescue deer with plastic pumpkin stuck on its head

For four days residents called in sightings of a deer with a plastic pumpkin stuck on its head. Just before sunset Sunday, a group of people who had been tracking the doe throughout the weekend, snared it with catch poles. They were able to remove the bucket from its head and safely release it, according to WCPO.

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Write Irrestistable Headlines that Tap into Readers’ Thoughts

Write Irrestistable Headlines that Tap into Readers’ Thoughts

Headlines are doorways.
If readers aren’t intrigued to open, they’ll never experience your words.
Spending far more time writing headlines makes sense.
But, practicing headlines isn’t easy or enjoyable.
Does good advice work if it never gets followed?
Writing headlines is a chore.
Boring. Tedious. No instant gratification.
Without feedback, you don’t know if you’re improving, anyway.

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United’s new 18-hour flight is longest-ever by a U.S. airline

United’s new 18-hour flight is longest-ever by a U.S. airline

United Airlines is now flying the longest regularly scheduled route ever flown by a U.S. carrier and one that's a contender for the title of world's longest by flying time. The Chicago-based airline officially claimed those superlatives late Friday, when it launched non-stop service on the 8,700-mile route connecting Los Angeles and Singapore.

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