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Russian tweets from bots, trolls used 'to disrupt' Brexit vote – report

Nov 15, 2017 - 7:03 PM

'This is the most significant evidence yet of interference by Russian-backed social media accounts around the Brexit referendum,' an MP says of data gathered by scientists at Swansea University and the University of California, Berkeley

BREXIT DISCORD. A pedestrian shelters from the rain beneath a Union flag themed umbrella as they walk near the Big Ben clock face and the Elizabeth Tower at the Houses of Parliament in central London on June 25, 2016. File photo by Justin Tallis/AFP

Trump threatens Berkeley funds over Breitbart protests

Feb 02, 2017 - 8:27 PM

The university is placed on lockdown as the sold out appearance by Milo Yiannopoulos a conservative firebrand was canceled Wednesday evening

PROTEST. People protesting controversial Breitbart writer Milo Yiannopoulos march in the street on February 1, 2017 in Berkeley, California. Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/ Getty Images/ AFP

CHED int’l research project begins after 2-year delay

Feb 13, 2015 - 12:56 AM

Government will fund and implement 8 projects under the Philippine California Advanced Research Institute with a total cost of P980 million for two years

Outside autopsy finds failed IV in botched US execution

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:55 AM

Forensic pathologist Joseph Cohen observes bruising and punctures on the arms legs and near the femoral artery indicating multiple failed attempts to set an IV

Smartphone app offers earthquake warnings

Nov 30, 2013 - 11:26 AM

The app provides an earthquake warning to to those a few kilometers away from the quake to seek a safe place

AN APP FOR QUAKES. An app hopes to provide precious extra time to find safe ground when a quake strikes.