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Palestinian foreign minister asks ICC to investigate Israel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister arrived at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to call on prosecutors there to open an immediate investigation into Israel’s settlements in the Palestinian territories. According to a Palestinian statement, the so-called “referral” that Riad Malki is handing to the court’s prosecutors underscores “that there is sufficient compelling evidence of the ...

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Exclusive: EU warns that Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis is the ‘tip of an iceberg’ of data scandals

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Europe’s top data protection official has warned that Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica crisis is just the “tip of an iceberg” when it comes to scandals involving people’s personal information. As Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg prepares for a showdown with EU lawmakers on Tuesday, the European Data Protection Supervisor expects other breaches to emerge after 87 million users ...

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Fiji finds 4 not guilty of sedition in media freedom case

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A judge in Fiji found an opinion writer and three newspaper executives not guilty of sedition on Tuesday in a ruling that many consider a victory for press freedom in the South Pacific nation. Judge Thushara Rajasinghe ruled that prosecutors failed to prove an opinion piece had promoted feelings of ill will and hostility between ...

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Lawmakers to be allowed a review of Russia probe information

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and “review” highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe. The agreement came after President Donald Trump made an extraordinary demand that the Justice Department investigate ...

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WhatsApp: Did you receive group video calling feature? Here’s how it works

Earlier this month, Facebook at its annual F8 developers’ conference, unveiled a number of new features for its social network. The company might soon venture into the dating space where more popular apps such as Tinder have already established a strong foothold. However, one of the major changes were made in the most popular messaging application — Whatsapp, where users ...

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Sony invests in image sensors, acquires more of EMI Music

TOKYO (AP) — Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. said Tuesday it plans to invest 1 trillion yen ($9 billion) mostly in image sensors over the next three years, under a revamped strategy to strengthen both hardware and creative content. Sony also plans to buy for $2.3 billion a 60 percent stake in EMI Music Publishing, from Mubadala Investment Co. ...

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Having Too Clean A House Can Trigger Childhood Leukemia

After thirty years of research, a leading expert warned how ultra-clean modern homes and antiseptic wipes combined with feeling compelled to protect small children against any infection are partially the cause of the most common childhood cancer, according to The Guardian. Prof. Mel Greaves said childhood acute leukemia has nothing to do with diet, power lines, or any number of ...

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