Now eight parliaments are demanding Zuckerberg answers for Facebook scandals

Facebook’s founder is facing pressure to accept an invite from eight international parliaments, with lawmakers wanting to question him about negative impacts his social network is having on democratic processes globally. Last week Facebook declined an invitation from five of these parliaments. The elected representatives of Facebook users want Mark…

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High-Tech Underwater Survey Discovers Biological Hotspot Likely 2,000 Meters Below Surface

A newly detailed seafloor map shows a vast, never-before-seen underwater world teeming with mile-high seamounts that are home to a hotspot of biodiversity, reports Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO). A chain of underwater mountains, or volcanic seamounts, was recorded 400 kilometers (250 miles) east of the island…

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UK Flour Will Be Fortified With Folic Acid After UK Government Finally Heeds Call Of Scientific Community

In order to reduce the rates of serious birth defects, all flour sold in the UK will now be fortified with folic acid. The government announcement, reported today by the Guardian, represents a hard-won victory for the many medical organizations and children’s health advocacy groups who have been lobbying for such…

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Lynette Dawson: Police search home of mother who disappeared in 1982

(CNN)Police have begun searching a Sydney home for the remains of Lynette Dawson, a mother of two whose disappearance 36 years ago became the subject of a popular true crime podcast. “Today we are digging in four areas; a small area at the back of the house between the rock…

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Malcolm Turnbull ousted as Australia PM after week of chaos

(CNN)Australia’s Malcolm Turnbull has been ousted as prime minister following a week of chaos in the capital, as the nation watched the ruling Liberal Party tear itself apart over ideological differences. The events on Friday followed days of speculation and confusion over whether Turnbull could maintain his grip on the…

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