Twitter’s fact-check label prompts Trump threat to shut down social media companies

Trump threatens to regulate or shut down social media companies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to regulate or shut down social media companies for stifling conservative voices, a day after Twitter attached a warning to some of his tweets prompting readers to fact check the president’s claims. Without offering evidence, Trump again accused such platforms of bias, tweeting: “Republicans feel … Read more

French restaurants set empty tables in appeal for lockdown help

French restaurants set empty tables in appeal for lockdown help

PARIS (Reuters) – Restaurants, bars and hotels across France set empty tables and draped chef’s aprons outside on Wednesday to protest against continuing lockdown restrictions and demand more state aid. Dozens of chef’s aprons, chef’s hats, and restaurant trays are displayed on the ground of a bank of the Seine river in Paris during a … Read more

3D map of a heart’s ‘brain’

3D map of a heart's 'brain'

Achanta et al. – iScience To help tackle those issues, the team mapped the locations of those neurons in a rat’s heart in vivid 3D detail. “In effect what we have created is the first comprehensive roadmap of the heart’s nervous system that can be referenced by other researchers for a range of questions about … Read more

Paige Spiranac reveals risqué bet after Tom Brady golf miracle

Paige Spiranac reveals risqué bet after Tom Brady golf miracle

Paige Spiranac’s roast of Tom Brady on Sunday could have gone seriously awry. While commentating on Brady’s golf game during “The Match,” Spiranac revealed she nearly put herself on the line with an NSFW bet around the time Brady redeemed himself with a miracle shot following a rough start. “I was about to tweet I’ll … Read more

Video shows Russian jets making ‘unsafe’ intercept of US plane

Video shows Russian jets making 'unsafe' intercept of US plane

This is the moment two Russian pilots made an “unsafe” intercept of a US Navy surveillance plane flying in international airspace over the Mediterranean Sea, according to a report. “Two Russian Su-35 aircraft unsafely intercepted a P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft assigned to U.S. 6th Fleet over the Mediterranean Sea May 26, 2020,” the US Navy … Read more

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NFL onside kick alternative clarified before Thursday vote

NFL onside kick alternative clarified before Thursday vote

FILE PHOTO: The NFL logo is pictured on a football at an event in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., November 30, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri/File Photo When NFL teams vote on the proposed rule change to adopt an alternative to the onside kick on Thursday, the language will be different from … Read more

Pentagon draws up plans to pull troops out of Afghanistan by election

Pentagon draws up plans to pull troops out of Afghanistan by election

President Trump will be briefed by senior Pentagon officials in the coming days on plans for pulling all US troops out of Afghanistan by the November election, according to multiple reports. The Pentagon is currently prepping multiple options for the commander-in-chief to consider, the New York Times reported Tuesday, and plan to advocate for a … Read more

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