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Following Facebook's data debacle, did you delete your account?

Following Facebook's data debacle, did you delete your account?

The move followed intense criticism of the social media giant after it emerged that data of about 50 million users had been harvested and passed on to political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica, the BBC reported. The rules are created to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data. Playboy Enterprises says it's pulling its Facebook presence as the privacy scandal enveloping the social media service continues to grow. Consulte Mais Informação

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The #WalkUpNotOut movement is not a solution to gun violence

The #WalkUpNotOut movement is not a solution to gun violence

Protesters packed into Union Park for Chicago's branch of the March for Our Lives protest to call on legislators to pass stricter gun control laws in the wake of the Parkland, Florida high school shooting which left 17 people dead. "I felt that the panel had horse blinders as far as what the panelists can talk about, but as we saw here today, they kind of bled outside the lines a bit", Gerena said. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump heads to OH for first public appearance this week

Trump heads to OH for first public appearance this week

Speaking at a union training site in Richfield, Ohio, Trump called on Congress to fund his proposal for $200 billion in spending, in hopes of triggering $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investment. Lawmakers are mostly done legislating for the year and are looking to focus on the November elections. That bill, which funds the government through September 30, included more money for transportation projects, rural broadband and other investments. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mega Millions jackpot swells to a half-billion dollars

Mega Millions jackpot swells to a half-billion dollars

If one ticket matches all six numbers in Friday's drawing, the victor will have a choice: either take the full $502 million jackpot in 30 annual payments, or choose a one-time cash option of approximately $301.5 million before taxes. Powerball holds the world record with a $1.59 billion jackpot that was won on January 13, 2016. Businesses that sell winning tickets reportedly receive 1 percent of the winning total as commission for the sale. Consulte Mais Informação

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Russian Federation retaliates with diplomat expulsions, consulate closure

Ambassador Jon Huntsman had been summoned on March 29 to the Foreign Ministry, where he was told that Russia is responding quid pro quo to the U.S. decision to order 60 Russian diplomats out. Officials in Moscow accused London and Washington of pressuring other nations to sign up to an worldwide campaign of "Russophobia" which, they said, could drag the world into a new Cold War. Consulte Mais Informação

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Consumer spending up modestly in February as incomes rose

Consumer spending up modestly in February as incomes rose

The consumer spending rose 0.2 percent last month with a similar gain in January. When adjusted for inflation, consumer spending was unchanged in February after falling 0.2 percent in the prior month. The jobless rate is at a 17-year low of 4.1 percent, not too far from the Fed's forecast of 3.8 percent by the end of this year. The Atlanta Fed is now forecasting GDP growth rising at a rate of 1.8 percent in the January-March period. Consulte Mais Informação

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Milpitas school board prez favors arming teachers

Milpitas school board prez favors arming teachers

Candidates for the 79th and 80th state House districts were among those discussing issues dominating the media, including school safety at a forum hosted by the Blair County Tea Party at the Bavarian Hall on Tuesday evening. "Speaking as someone who has been in an active shooting situation [the bill is] the most ridiculous idea I have ever heard", said Shawnee Mission East sophomore Margaret Veglahn. Consulte Mais Informação

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ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1 ready in the market

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus M1 ready in the market

Both the handsets come in two colours - Midnight Blue and Meteor Silver and include nearly the same specifications. It also features an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. The secondary camera is of 8-megapixel with 120-degree wide angle lens for wider selfies . The device also includes features like - Face Unlock feature, and several real-time beautification features. Consulte Mais Informação

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Mystery deepens after SUV plunges off seaside cliff, killing family

Mystery deepens after SUV plunges off seaside cliff, killing family

The two women and their six adopted children travelled to festivals and events, offering free hugs and promoting unity, friends said . All eight were presumed dead after their SUV plunged off a 100-foot cliff along a seaside California highway in a mysterious wreck discovered Monday - three days after child-welfare authorities were called to the Harts' rural Washington state home to investigate possible abuse or neglect. Consulte Mais Informação

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Oklahoma Senate gives final OK to tax hikes for teacher pay

Oklahoma Senate gives final OK to tax hikes for teacher pay

Years of cuts to education funding have left Oklahoma teacher pay and funding per pupil ranked among the worst in the country. She said educators will "descend on the Capitol" during a walkout Monday. The council convened on Wednesday in Oklahoma City and the almost 60 students discussed the current push in the Legislature. At one of the city's busiest intersections, 6th and Western, roughly 40 Stillwater public schools teachers and students waved signs as passing motorists tapped their ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Asst commandant Penny Chaudhary: Coast Guard pilot dies after chopper crash

Asst commandant Penny Chaudhary: Coast Guard pilot dies after chopper crash

She was admitted at the naval hospital INHS Asvini in south Mumbai's Colaba area. The chopper had crashed near Murud in Raigad on March 10, and Captain Chaudhary was on life support following surgery for head injury. It landed on a rocky patch on Nadagram beach. Capt Chaudhary was the first to disembark from the crashed helicopter, but was hit on her helmet by the moving rotor blade. Consulte Mais Informação

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