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Zuckerberg: Regulation 'Inevitable' for Social Media Firms
BuzzFeed Publishes Exposé on 'Gay Sex for Rent' Facebook Groups
US, UK Say Russia Targets Internet Hardware for Espionage

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BuzzFeed Publishes Exposé on 'Gay Sex for Rent' Facebook Groups

Zuckerberg: Regulation 'Inevitable' for Social Media Firms

BuzzFeed is publishing a multi-part report exposé exploring the way in which Facebook allegedly facilitates landlords offering young men rooms in exchange for sex.

Scientists Use River Model to Fight Erosion

Scientists Use River Model to Fight Erosion

Apr 18
Scientists working on ways to fight coastal land loss in Louisiana are using a $4 million model replica of the lower Mississippi River - to isolate the best areas to divert nutrient-rich river water and sediment into rapidly eroding marshes.

 Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review from U.S. Agency

Marijuana-Based Drug Gets Positive Review from U.S. Agency

By Matthew Perrone | Apr 18
U.S. health officials say a closely watched medicine made from the marijuana plant significantly reduces seizures in children with severe forms of epilepsy and warrants approval in the country.

UK Academic Says Data Firm Helped Trump Campaign Spread Fear

UK Academic Says Data Firm Helped Trump Campaign Spread Fear

By Danica Kirka | Apr 18
A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states.

Web's Inventor Discusses Digital Monopolies, Privacy Threats

Web's Inventor Discusses Digital Monopolies, Privacy Threats

By Michael Liedtke | Apr 17
Tim Berners-Lee gave away the technology that he used to invent the World Wide Web, so it's not surprising that he's worried about the current state of the internet as Google, Facebook and Amazon become increasingly dominant in the digital world.

Feds: Increase Medication-Based Treatment for Opioids

Feds: Increase Medication-Based Treatment for Opioids

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar | Apr 16
Deep within President Donald Trump's plan to combat opioid abuse, overshadowed by his call for the death penalty for some drug traffickers, is a push to expand the use of medication to treat addiction.