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The 10 most important things in the world right now

The 10 most important things in the world right now

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Here's what you need to know for Friday. 1. UK Prime Minister Theresa May's premiership is beginning to unravel. It could all be over in a matter of days as her Brexit deal...
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Senator spoke of 'difficult' voting for liberals in video

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

JACKSON, Miss. - A Republican U.S. senator from Mississippi is shown in a new video talking about "liberal folks" and making it "just a little more difficult" for them to...
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Surveillance with a smile: Biometrics firms seek to incentivize facial recognition

4 hours ago   |   RT

Operating on the gradual model of Google and Facebook, biometrics companies are plotting a slow rollout of facial recognition technology, barbed with incentives to hook...
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Europe Edition: Brexit, Macedonia, Facebook: Your Friday Briefing

4 hours ago   |   NY Times

Here's what you need to know to start your day.
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Palantir, the Peter Thiel-backed company that sold data to ICE and NYPD, has a CEO who is a 'self-described socialist'

Palantir, the Peter Thiel-backed company that sold data to ICE and NYPD, has a CEO who is a 'self-described socialist'

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Palantir CEO Alex Karp is a self-proclaimed socialist, according to a Wall Street Journal report. Palantir has historically worked with intelligence agencies and law...
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Zuckerberg should 'step down' from Facebook, tech pioneer says

5 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

Social media critic Jaron Lanier calls on Facebook CEO to resign because he 'wants to control the world'.
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Facebook defends Russia response, updates plan to curb misbehavior

6 hours ago   |   Politicus USA

By Paresh Dave SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook Inc Chairman and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended his response to Russian election meddling on the world's largest...
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Harris County family files lawsuit against Facebook, Instagram claiming sites enable human trafficking

8 hours ago   |   ABC

Against Facebook and Instagram, claiming they failed to protect their child from human traffickers.
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Facebook's ‘independent oversight group' is destined to fail

Facebook's ‘independent oversight group' is destined to fail

9 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn't want Facebook to be the only one to make content moderation decisions, but a "social media supreme court" isn't the answer either.
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Facebook's Rule Enforcement Report Lists 2.1 Million Posts as Bullying, 8.7 Million of Child Nudity in the Past Six Months

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

In its second Community Standard Enforcement Report , Facebook included a new category of numbers for how many of the site's posts were identified as bullying and child nudity...
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Thieves caught outside supermarket: 'butter late than never'

Thieves caught outside supermarket: 'butter late than never'

Two men were on a roll unto police said they stopped them with more than $1,400 worth of butter. Read more ...

Toddler finds gun under father's pillow, fatally shoots himself, police say

Toddler finds gun under father's pillow, fatally shoots himself, police say

Both parents were asleep at the home when the 2-year-old found the weapon, according to police. Read more ...

County leader under fire after racially motivated 'master race' comment

County leader under fire after racially motivated 'master race' comment

A county commissioner made comments regarding a "master race." Read more ...

FBI investigates death of American woman on cruise ship headed to Aruba

FBI investigates death of American woman on cruise ship headed to Aruba

The FBI is investigating the death of 52-year-old woman on a cruise ship heading from Florida to Aruba. Read more ...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that...

Reports: Homeless man, couple made up story for GoFundMe campaign that raised $400,000

Reports indicate all three will face criminal charges of conspiracy and theft by deception related to the GoFundMe campaign. Read more ...

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

North Korea to deport American it detained for illegal entry

SEOUL, South Korea - North Korea said Friday that it will deport an American citizen it detained one month ago for illegally entering the country. The announcement suggests... Read more ...

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

Man shouts 'Heil Hitler' during 'Fiddler on the Roof' show

An audience member said a man interrupted a performance of "Fiddler on the Roof" in Baltimore with a pro-Nazi and pro-Trump salute. Read more ...

Williams helps Clippers edge Spurs for 3rd straight victory

Williams helps Clippers edge Spurs for 3rd straight victory

LOS ANGELES - Lou Williams hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 40 seconds remaining and the Los Angeles Clippers beat the San Antonio Spurs 116-111 on Thursday night for their first... Read more ...

Ohio House Passes Controversial 'Fetal Heartbeat' Anti-Abortion Bill

Ohio House Passes Controversial 'Fetal Heartbeat' Anti-Abortion Bill

If bill becomes law, it would allow only about 6 weeks to obtain a legal abortion in the state, often before a woman knows she's pregnant. Read more ...

Norvell lifts No. 3 Gonzaga over Texas A&M 94-71

Norvell lifts No. 3 Gonzaga over Texas A&M 94-71

SPOKANE, Wash. - Zach Norvell Jr. scored 22 points, Rui Hachimura added 18, and No. 3 Gonzaga beat Texas A&M 94-71 on Thursday night. Read more ...