Apple CEO Tim Cook blames social media, technology overuse for iPhone addiction

BGR | 2018-01-21

CEO of one of the biggest tech companies of the world, Tim Cook, believes it is the very overuse of social media and technology which is making people hooked onto their devices. Amidst criticism of ‘iPhone addiction’ in kids, Cook blamed social media as the root cause for such addiction...

Facebook to let users rank 'trust' in news sources

The Times of India | 2018-01-20

Facebook has announced that it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network. The change comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed -- along with Google and Twitter --...

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India loses 4% of GDP to malnutrition; ASSOCHAM-EY Paper to Jaitley in run up to Budget

The Times of India | 2018-01-21

MANGALURU: As finance minister Arun Jaitley is busy giving final touches to the Union Budget for 2018-19, an ASSOCHAM-EY joint paper has said that nearly 4% of India's GDP is estimated to have been lost due to malnutrition and certainly women and children deserve a better deal in expenditure outlay,...

French president warns: UK can't maintain full access to EU

Hastings Tribune | 2018-01-20

LONDON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has warned Britain again that it cannot maintain full access to the European Union's single market if it doesn't...

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Worried about diabetes? Drinking 100% fruit juice will not affect your blood sugar levels

Hindustan Times | 2018-01-19

Drinking 100% fruit juice does not raise blood sugar levels, according to a study. The findings are consistent with previous research indicating that 100% fruit juice is not associated with an increased risk of developing Type...

New study finds prebiotics in infant formula can boost memory

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-01-19

Washington: Adding prebiotics to infantformula can help enhance memory and exploratory behaviour in babies, scientists have found. New mothers are always encouraged to offer breast milk to newborns. Among other things, breast milk contains natural sources of prebiotics: small, indigestible fibre...

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Feds approve state’s plan for public schools

Star Advertiser | 2018-01-21

The state of Hawaii’s plan for improving public education under the Every Student Succeeds Act was approved Friday by the federal government. U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos signed off on plans submitted by Hawaii’s Department of...

Small town students tackle big ideas

Monterey Herald | 2018-01-19

PACIFIC GROVE >> North Korea's weapon program grew so much in 2017 that a bomb tested in September is believed to be a "real hydrogen bomb," according to a story in The Washington Post. At the rate that it's going, North Korea could test a missile loaded with a live nuclear weapon this year. ......

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Nadal beats Schwartzman, reaches Aussie Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If Rafael Nadal wanted a fitness test in the first week, he got one in his almost four-hour, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman. After embracing at the net, his spot in a 10th Australian Open quarterfinal secure, top-ranked Nadal draped an arm around his...

Manchester City 3 Newcastle United 1: Aguero hat-trick sees pacesetters bounce back

AOL | 2018-01-20

Manchester City bounced back from their first Premier League defeat of the season with little difficulty, as Sergio Aguero again tormented Newcastle United by scoring a perfect hat-trick in...

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Natalie Portman documents ‘sexual terrorism’ at Women’s March

Belfast Telegraph | 2018-01-21

Oscar winner Natalie Portman has told how an environment of “sexual terrorism” as a teenager led to her covering up her body and “inhibiting her expression and...

Trump said, ‘I alone can fix it.’ How wrong he was.

The Washington Post | 2018-01-21

Far from being the exclusive savior of his imagining, the president is exceptionally ill-suited to the task of fixing our fractured politics. ......

Two dead, several hurt in Prague hotel fire

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-01-21

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Two people died and nine were injured in a fire at a hotel in the centre of Prague on Saturday night, fire and rescue...

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The Washington Post | 2018-01-21

DNA, vindication and the damage done

A lesson from New York in how police should — and should not — investigate rape. ......

The Washington Post | 2018-01-20

The shutdown shows both parties are trying to govern in a fantasy land

The lasting impact will be determined by the attitude our elected officials take away from this...

Al Jazeera | 2018-01-20

The very American myth of 'exceptional immigrants'

It is time for more privileged immigrants in the US to stop seeing themselves as more deserving than...