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Google funds teaching Canadian students to spot fake news
  • Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:25

A planned classroom program aims to teach elementary and high school students in Canada how to detect fake news. Canada stories

Blackwater secures last playoff spot, beats GlobalPort
  • Sun, 17 Sep 2017 19:20

Blackwater took the last quarterfinals spot in the 2017 PBA Governors' Cup after turning back Globalport, 118-107, Sunday at Ynares Sports Center in A...

Breakingviews TV: Apple's X marks spot
  • Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:30

Rob Cyran and Jeffrey Goldfarb run through the 10th anniversary iPhone's bells and whistles. The most interesting new feature, however, may be the pri...

England target the All Blacks and their number one spot
  • Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:42

Rugby Wed 13 Sep, AT 14:05 England target the All Blacks and their number one spot Eddie Jones’s side will host New Zeal...

Nationals win NL East, 1st MLB team to clinch playoff spot
  • Mon, 11 Sep 2017 05:36

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Washington Nationals became the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season, winning the NL East on Su...

Advances in AI are used to spot signs of sexuality
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 17:42

MODERN artificial intelligence is much feted. But its talents boil down to a superhuman ability to spot patterns in large volumes of data. Facebook ha...

Can you spot climber on cliff?
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:25

HE’S not too far from the top, but a long way from the bottom — and that proved a problem for a man who became stuck on a vertical cliff this morn...

Unmatched Prestige Lifts Goldman Sachs Into The No. 1 Spot Again
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 14:30 releases its annual Banking 50, a ranking of the best investment banking firms to work for in North America. The ranking is based on a surve...

The Sweet Spot: Haunted by a Father’s Affairs
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 12:22

A reader’s romantic life is hampered by the fear that a partner, who won’t cut ties with his ex, will be unfaithful. NYT > Fashion & Style

New startup lets you take out interest-free loans to buy art on the spot
  • Wed, 06 Sep 2017 10:44

Ever been to an art exhibition, spied something you like, wanted to snap it up immediately, but didn't have the coin? Don't ask your bank, ask Art Mon...

Secret Aussie spot that stunned Steve Jacobs
  • Tue, 05 Sep 2017 04:27

AS AUSTRALIAN television’s longest running travelling weather presenter, Channel 9’s Steve Jacobs has seen more of his home country over the past ...

Move over Paris: Europe’s new hot spot
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 06:33

YOU’VE seen Rome, you’ve seen Paris, what now? Lisbon. While not as well known on the tourist route as its glamorous counterparts, Lisbon is one o...

Filling a Weak Spot in Women’s Tennis: The Serve
  • Mon, 04 Sep 2017 04:45

Serena Williams has a powerful one, but she is an outlier. There is growing insistence in women’s tennis that the standard of serving needs to impro...

Central Africa: Elections Still a Weak Spot in Central Africa
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 20:21

[Africa Renewal] The special representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), Franç...

Football: South Korea must wait to seal World Cup spot – and captain blames noise of home fans for 0-0 draw
  • Sat, 02 Sep 2017 01:13

SOUTH Korea missed a chance to seal their World Cup qualification as they drew 0-0 with Iran in Seoul – and captain Kim Young-gwon blamed the noise ...

Garda figures show almost 1,700 on the spot fines have been issued to cyclists
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:26

Nearly 1,700 on the spot fines have been given out to cyclists, according to new garda figures. Ireland:

Germany has an environmental ‘blind spot’ when it comes to fishing, report argues
  • Wed, 30 Aug 2017 19:26

A report published on Wednesday accuses Germany of systematically ignoring scientific advice on fishing quotas, thereby endangering fragile fish stock...

NRL live: Manly looks to shore up top-eight spot against Warriors
  • Sun, 27 Aug 2017 10:40

The Warriors host the top-eight-hunting Sea Eagles, with St George Illawarra looking to pounce on any slip-ups when it faces Penrith. Follow it live i...

New cheap spot now on Aussies’ radar
  • Thu, 24 Aug 2017 20:09

JETSTAR’S latest flight route is set to put a previously little-known destination on the radar for Aussie travellers. Travel | — Aust...

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