MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Facebook found itself in hot water again after local media reported that the social media giant hired people to transcribe voice calls that were made on its Messenger service.
The editor faced accusations of racism over his tweets discussing the personas of US Congresswomen and a congressional candidate earlier this year.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - At least three people are feared to have been killed and another two injured in an elevator crash at a construction site in the city of Sokcho in the eastern part of South Korea, local media reported on Wednesday.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - More than 12.8 million people have reportedly been affected by deadly and devastating Typhoon Lekima after the storm struck China over the weekend, the Ministry of Emergency Management said, local media reported.
The current US Special Representative for North Korea, Stephen Biegun, has a history with two organizations which Russia has designated as “undesirable” and one marked as a “foreign agent.” His connections in business, however, could assist him to negotiate trade deals, media speculated.
US Department of Justice spokesperson Kerri Kupec said Tuesday that two prison guards assigned to the unit that housed accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein have been put on administrative leave following Epstein’s reported suicide over the weekend.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - A court has issued an injunction order to remove demonstrators from Hong Kong International Airport after they were accused of engaging in violent confrontations with police, local media reported on Wednesday.
The World Health Organization’s (WHO) latest measles surveillance data revealed that this year’s reported measles cases have hit a comparative high not seen since 2006.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Over 50 forest fires have been extinguished in Russia over the past day, the Aerial Forest Protection Service, a government agency charged with the management of forests, said.
Multi-millionaire pedophile and convicted sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his Manhattan jail cell on Saturday in mysterious circumstances. Epstein was assaulted prior to his death after reportedly telling guards that he believed he was targeted to be killed.
The apparent suicide of accused sex trafficker and pedophile Jeffrey Epstein has raised multiple conspiracy theories. However, regardless of whether any of the theories hold weight, Epstein’s death sheds light on irregularities in the US’ mass incarceration system, Kevin Gosztola, a writer for Shadowproof.com, told Sputnik’s Loud & Clear.
The Trump administration has announced that immigrants may be denied permanent residence status in the United States if they use food assistance, housing vouchers and other welfare benefits over a threshold referred to as a 'public charge'.
The former Disney Channel star has ditched Mickey Mouse and friends and teamed up with Pornhub for her directorial debut.
A recent study is echoing age-old concerns about children’s screen exposure after data revealed that the percentage of UK children needing glasses has nearly doubled over the past seven years.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has requested that UN Security Council (UNSC) President Joanna Wronecka convene an urgent meeting to address the human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir, according to Qureshi’s letter to Wronecka seen by Sputnik.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Flights to and from the airport were canceled for a second day on Tuesday as demonstrators continue to flood the halls, demanding an end to police brutality.
US multi-millionaire and convicted sexual offender Jeffrey Epstein was found dead in his jail cell Saturday morning after being removed from suicide watch. This followed an assault from an inmate and Epstein himself informing guards that he believed someone was trying to kill him.
Following accusations against him of sexual harassment by numerous women, Los Angeles Opera Director Placido Domingo has had his upcoming show in San Francisco cancelled, and an investigation has been launched into the allegations.
Norwegian Airlines provides service to almost 6 million British passengers annually from London's Gatwick airport, Edinburgh and Manchester airports, to 30 global destinations. In light of the recent downing of several Boeing and transatlantic flights the air carrier has canceled it's overseas service, citing the excessive expense.
Authorities on Tuesday released a timeline of the events that took place before 24-year-old gunman Connor Betts killed nine people, including his sister, and wounded at least 27 others in Dayton, Ohio, on August 4.