Magnitude 5.4 quake hits south France, but no damage to nuclear plant

World Nov 12, 2019

Magnitude 5.4 quake hits south France, but no damage to nuclear plant

A moderate earthquake measuring 5.4 in magnitude struck a remote part of southern France Monday, seriously injuring one person, authorities said, adding that they are investigating reports of light damage to about a dozen buildings. France's earthquake detection agency said the quake struck at noon ...

From toast of the town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Democrats

Business Nov 5, 2019

From toast of the town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Democrats

Mark Zuckerberg's social network in Washington is shrinking. Bipartisan hostility against Facebook has been building for months, fueled by a series of privacy scandals, the site's role in Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential campaign and accusations that Facebook crushes competitors. Now, with the 2020 elections ...

Russian trolls are stoking conflict in Chile, U.S. warns

World / Social Issues Nov 1, 2019

Russian trolls are stoking conflict in Chile, U.S. warns

The U.S. State Department warned on Thursday that it had seen indications of Russian "influence" on recent unrest in Chile, where two weeks of protests and riots have rocked the administration of President Sebastian Pinera. A senior State Department official said there were "clear indications" ...