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Four in 10 people have deleted a social media account in the past year due to privacy worries, study says

By Lucy Handley, CNBC There is a serious lack of trust in social media such as Facebook and Twitter and consumers expect brands that advertise on such platforms to urgently find solutions, according to research published Monday. Privacy concerns and the circulation of fake news are contributing to people’s distrust of content on social platforms, said the study by public […]

Trump Orders Creation of 6th Military Branch: ‘Space Force’

It’s not clear whether he can do so without congressional approval By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff Posted Jun 18, 2018 3:48 PM CDT (NEWSER) – Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard … and Space Force? President Trump, speaking at a meeting of the National Space Council at the White House Monday, ordered the Pentagon to create […]

This is America’s favorite on-screen pet

By Zoya Gervis, SWNS, New York Post Scooby Doo has been named America’s favorite ever on-screen pet, according to new research. Since first gracing our screens back in 1969, Scooby Doo has been entertaining families for years and beat out other family favorites like Snoopy and Lassie to be named America’s favorite on-screen pet. The […]

Brewers’ Adrian Houser Vomits Twice on the Mound; Finishes Inning

SCOTT POLACEK Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Adrian Houser was just trying to seize his moment in an opportunity that could have been once in a lifetime, but there was vomit on his jersey before he even threw a pitch. According to the New York Post, Houser was recalled from the minor leagues prior to Milwaukee’s 10-9 loss to the Philadelphia […]

Neil Diamond shines bright at the Songwriters Hall of Fame gala

The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Diamond may have retired from touring due to Parkinson’s disease, but the singer didn’t let that stop him from giving a cheery and memorable performance at the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame ceremony. Diamond, who was officially inducted into the Hall in 1984, earned the Johnny Mercer Award on […]

Compulsive video-game playing now new mental health problem

By JAMEY KEATEN and MARIA CHENG, Associated Press GENEVA (AP) – For video game addicts, it might soon be “game over.” In its latest revision to a disease classification manual, the World Health Organization said Monday that compulsively playing video games now qualifies as a new mental health condition. The statement confirmed the fears of many […]

John Travolta’s ‘Gotti’ Gets Rare Zero Percent Score on Rotten Tomatoes

12:06 PM PDT 6/15/2018 by Gregg Kilday, Hollywood Reporter  It’s the actor’s third film to receive that dubious distinction. John Travolta’s new film, Gotti, a biopic about the late mobster John Gotti, hits theaters Friday, and it’s already earned a rare distinction — a zero percent ratingon Rotten Tomatoes, the movie-review site. As of noon PT, the film had […]