Donald Trump Denies Report He Wanted To Nuke Hurricanes
Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 7:42 AM
US President Trump denied an Axios report that he wanted to drop nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the US, calling it "ridiculous". During a briefing, Trump asked if it would be possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear-bomb in the eye of the storm, a report on the Axios website said on Sunday.
Lawyer files complaint against Shehla Rashid over comments on Kashmir
Monday, August 19, 2019, 5:27 PM
Supreme Court lawyer Alakh Alok Srivastava has filed a criminal complaint against activist Shehla Rashid, seeking her arrest for allegedly spreading fake news against Indian Army and the government. The complaint said Rashid intended to incite violence in Jammu and Kashmir. It added that her tweets were being shared on international platforms, causing irreparable injury to the reputation of India.
Instagram adds tool for users to flag false information
Friday, August 16, 2019, 1:01 PM
Instagram is adding an option for users to report posts they think are false, the company announced, as the Facebook-owned photo-sharing site tries to stem misinformation and other abuses on its platform. Posting false-information is not banned on any of Facebook's suite of social media-services, but the company is taking steps to limit the reach of inaccurate information and warn users about disputed claims.