Kensington Palace staff are devoting more resources to deleting comments and blocking abusive accounts. Software is being used to filter out the use of the n-word as well as emojis of guns and knives. As part of the effort, the royal family issued a set of guidelines last week... Read more
Two demonstrators outside a courthouse in Vancouver on December 10, 2018 call for the release of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou after she was detained for possible extradition to the US for alleged sanctions busting (AFP Photo/Jason Redmond) More Vancouver (AFP) – Meng Wanzhou, the Chinese telecom executive at the... Read more
The British royal family is taking on the Twitter trolls
Kate, Duchess of Cambridge, and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex. Clive Mason/Getty Images The British royals have had enough of the Twitter trolls, and they have decided to fight back. Evidently fed up with abuse targeting members of the royal household, the family’s social media team this week responded with... Read more
India’s flag carrier has instructed crew to end all in-flight announcements with the phrase “Jai Hind,” which translates to “hail the motherland,” causing some confused amusement among social media users. The BBC reports that deeply indebted Air India issued a memorandum to implement the new policy with “immediate effect,”... Read more
BEAUREGARD, Ala. – Lee County authorities on Tuesday released the names of the victims of a monstrous tornado that killed at least 23 people, including seven in one family, as meteorologists warned that another blast of severe weather could roar through the region in coming days. President Donald Trump also said Tuesday that... Read more
London (AFP) – British counter terrorism officers are investigating three “small improvised explosive devices” believed capable of starting small fires that were found in separate locations in London on Tuesday. The suspicious packages containing padded envelopes were found at an office block next to Heathrow Airport, the post room... Read more
Medical News Today: Alcohol may be less harmful for people over 50
A recent study examines the health impact of consuming alcohol at different ages. The authors conclude that, for people over the age of 50, the health risks may be less severe. If alcohol does have protective effects, they are not distributed evenly across all ages. Heavy drinking is linked... Read more
Southwest Airlines finally gets FAA approval to fly to Hawaii
Southwest Airlines is finally on its way to Hawaii. The Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday approved the low-cost carrier to fly to the islands from the West Coast, Southwest said. The airline, which will service Hawaii from several cities in California, will announce when it will start selling tickets... Read more