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Environmentalists unleash sage grouse in lawsuits fighting Interior oil-and-gas leases

Environmentalists unleash sage grouse in lawsuits fighting Interior oil-and-gas leases Lawsuits filed Monday in Idaho and Montana claim the Trump administration ignored policies meant to protect the greater sage grouse when it sold oil and gas leases in Montana, Wyoming , Utah and Nevada . The federal government agreed to come up with a recovery plan for Gunnison grouse within 2½ years. "The binding commitments in the sage-grouse plans to prioritize leasing and drilling out... [Full Article...]

Why Facebook asked users if posts contained hate speech

Why Facebook asked users if posts contained hate speech Facebook users may have noticed an unusual question popping up near posts: "Does this post contain hate speech?" It turns out, it was a giant mistake. The prompts did not appear on every user's feed, according to media reports, but appeared on every post, including sponsored ones. Though the feature for reporting hate speech was removed from the site, Facebook already has standards in place fo... [Full Article...]

'The Simpsons' Is the Longest Running Scripted Series of All Time

'The Simpsons' Is the Longest Running Scripted Series of All Time The Simpsons , which is one of the most loved sitcoms on the small screen, has added a new record in its kitty. The show recently faced controversy over the stereotypical portrayal of the character of Apu after Hari Kondabolu's documentary, " The Problem with Apu ", called out the makers. [Full Article...]

Unexpected Find In Duffel Bag Carried Across Border, Agents Say

Unexpected Find In Duffel Bag Carried Across Border, Agents Say Customs and Border Protection agents along the Rio Grande River near Brownsville found the tiger cub apparently unconscious inside the bag as the three smuggling suspects returned to Mexico. Inside the bag, agents found the male tiger cub that appeared to be about three or four months old. Irma Chapa, a spokeswoman for the Border Patrol's Rio Grande Valley sector, tweeted. [Full Article...]

United Kingdom warns Zuckerberg will face summons if he doesn't testify

United Kingdom warns Zuckerberg will face summons if he doesn't testify It has also revoked a lot of third-party apps from accessing some data which was previously easy to use, in light of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, so they will have to glance over the core do's and don'ts of the platform again in their keynotes. [Full Article...]

IHH, Hero-Burman combine submit revised bids for Fortis

IHH, Hero-Burman combine submit revised bids for Fortis Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd lifted its offer to 175 rupees (RM103.25) a share, a 9.4% premium to an earlier proposal. The Fortis sale has witnessed several twists and turns with other bidders, including TPG-Manipal, Munjal-Burman consortium and KKR-backed Radiant Life Care Private Ltd, also revising their bids time and again. [Full Article...]

Palestinians shot dead in fresh Gaza-Israel border protests

Palestinians shot dead in fresh Gaza-Israel border protests The U.N.'s top Mideast envoy says the Gaza Strip is "a powder keg" and declared that the world "must do everything possible to prevent another war" between Israel and the Palestinians and elsewhere in the Mideast. Not a single rocket has been fired into Israel from Gaza in over two months, yet since March 30 Israel has killed more Palestinians in Gaza than it did in the previous 16 months, durin... [Full Article...]

Mosque bomb attack kills 20 in Nigeria

Mosque bomb attack kills 20 in Nigeria The attack in Mubi town came a day after President Muhammadu Buhari met with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House and discussed the threat from the Nigeria-based Boko Haram extremist group. Numerous wounded were receiving treatment at hospitals, he said. It was not immediately clear how many people were wounded. Haruna Hamman Furo, the head of the Adamawa state emergency management age... [Full Article...]


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