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Aug 01, 2014

Some are twisting the facts in requests to be forgotten, Google says

Some of those seeking to scrub their histories from the Web under Europe’s “right to be forgotten” rule are being economical with the truth when making their requests, Google said Thursday. In a letter to European data regulators, Google listed some ... #Europe #Google Inc.

Jul 31, 2014

At least 20 dead, more than 270 hurt after Taiwan explosions

At least 20 people were dead and more than 270 others were injured after a series of explosions in Taiwan late Thursday, the country's premier said... #Europe #Google Inc.

Jul 31, 2014

Mich. home searched in connection to slain teen

FBI agents have arrested two people at a house on the outskirts of Armada, Mich., searched in connection to the slaying of April Millsap... #Europe #Google Inc.

Aug 01, 2014

School Shelters Offer Limited Safety, and Even Less Comfort

Life for about 200,000 people packed into more than 80 schools serving as shelters in Gaza is full of deprivation and discomfort... #Europe #Google Inc.

Jul 31, 2014

Applications for US jobless aid likely rose last week; layoffs still at pre-recession levels

The U.S. Labor Department reports on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week... #Labor Department #Washington

Jul 31, 2014

The one LinkedIn profile tip everyone should know: Use Work Samples to show off your achievements

Everyone has a LinkedIn profile now, so yours needs to stand out—and there’s one simple way to do it that a lot of people still don’t bother to do. It’s called Work Samples. It's a relatively new feature in LinkedIn (especially if you’re one of those... #Labor Department #Washington

Jul 31, 2014

Facebook's Internet.org app gives Zambia mobile users free, basic Internet access

Facebook introduced an app on Thursday that will give mobile phone subscribers in Zambia access to a set of free basic mobile data services—and Facebook. The app is part of Facebook’s Internet.org project that aims to bring Internet access to the two... #Labor Department #Washington

Jul 31, 2014

City sidewalks are dangerous for disabled people: lawsuit

A group advocating for the rights of the disabled has filed a class-action civil rights lawsuit against the city over its crumbling sidewalks... #Labor Department #Washington

Jul 31, 2014

Sierra Leone declares state of emergency over Ebola

Sierra Leone has declared a 60- to 90-day state of emergency in the wake of the devastating Ebola virus outbreak that has left 672 people across West Africa dead... #West Africa #Sierra Leone

Jul 31, 2014

Twitter gets chummy with 'Sharknado 2'

Here are some of the funnier Twitter reactions from comedians and assorted hilarious-type people... #West Africa #Sierra Leone