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Facebook is going to rank news sources based on how 'trustworthy' readers think they are (FB)

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive officer and founder of Facebook Inc.Drew Angerer/Getty Images Facebook is going to start prioritising news from outlets that its users think are “trustworthy.” The change comes as the social network continues to be attacked for helping spread misinformation. The company said it wasn’t “comfortable” deciding for itself whether or not a news outlet is reliable. Facebook ...

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Prince William finally shaved his balding head — here's why it's the best solution for guys with hair loss

Prince William has been steadily losing his hair for years. MJ Kim/Chris Jackson/Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images Prince William has been rocking some increasingly thin wisps for many years, but finally debuted a newly shaved head on Thursday.  Although Prince William is only 35 years old, he is not in the minority with his receding hairline. According to the American Hair ...

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YouTube is setting up an 'Intelligence Desk' to weed out dicey content before it raises bigger brand safety concerns

YouTube/Logan Paul YouTube is setting up an “Intelligence Desk” to weed out dicey content before it spirals out of control and brands get involved. The move is the latest in a series of efforts by the company to win back advertiser trust. Earlier this week, for instance, YouTube upped the requirements for channels to be eligible to carry ads. YouTube is trying ...

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Tom Cotton tears into Lindsey Graham for calling him the 'Steve King of the Senate'

Sen. Tom Cotton Zach Gibson – Pool/Getty Images Sen. Lindsey Graham referred to Sen. Tom Cotton as the “Steve King of the Senate” to paint him as a hardline opponent to a bipartisan immigration deal. Cotton responded on Tuesday by hitting Graham’s lack of success in the 2016 presidential campaign. WASHINGTON — Sen. Tom Cotton on Friday lashed out at ...

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Julianne Hough said she 'fills up on carbs' at every meal — here's why that's a good thing

Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Julianne Hough sticks to whole foods when planning meals for the day. She doesn’t believe in cutting out carbs. Hough’s nutrition plan is balanced and sensible. It’s no secret that Julianne Hough is in seriously great shape. And although you might assume that she stays healthy by having an uber-restricted diet, you may be surprised by ...

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'You do contemplate suicide' — Michael Phelps opens up about his battle with depression

Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Michael Phelps spoke with David Axelrod about his battle with depression that came after competing in the Olympics. Phelps revealed that his depression drove him to thoughts of suicide during a particularly rough stretch following the 2012 games. Phelps hopes that opening up about his experience he can help others who are holding on to feelings of ...

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A woman left a review explaining how Fenty Beauty's foundation changed her life, and people can't get enough

Fenty Beauty is clearly promoting confidence — and the internet loves it. Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Imags A passionate review of Fenty Beauty’s Pro Filt’r Soft Matte Longwear Foundation has gone viral on Twitter — and it’s absolutely hilarious. User Eden wrote a long paragraph about the product, which she titled, “I’m so flawless.” Eden explains how the product has made ...

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A government shutdown would make it harder to respond to the deadly flu epidemic that's ravaging the US

Shutterstock The impending government shutdown could have big implications for how the US responds to the flu epidemic. The US is facing one of the most severe flu seasons in years. The shutdown would impact other health agencies, slowing down drug approvals, food inspections, and patients hoping to enroll in clinical trials.  The possibility of a government shutdown is looming ...

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Tom Brady wore gloves to his press conference and then refused to answer any questions on his injured hand

Bill Sikes/AP Two days after Tom Brady injured his right hand colliding with a teammate, he wore gloves to his press conference and would not answer questions about the injury. Brady missed Thursday practice with the hand injury and was seen wearing gloves on Thursday, too. The NFL world has no idea if the Patriots are being cautious with Brady, ...

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A 'potentially hazardous' asteroid bigger than Earth's tallest skyscraper is about to fly near our planet

An illustration of a near-Earth object, or NEO, flying by Earth. NASA An asteroid called 2002 AJ129 will pass within about 2.6 million miles of Earth on February 4. The space rock may be 1,000 feet taller than the Burj Khalifa skyscraper. Astronomers are taking radar images of the “potentially hazardous” asteroid, though  NASA says it has “zero” chance of ...

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