Senate compares Facebook to ‘cigarette industry’ for hiding Instagram risk from teens

On September 30, Antigone Davis, Facebook’s global head of security, was grilled by the US Senate during a hearing on the company’s products and their effects on teens. Following a series of Wall Street Journal exposures based on internal Facebook leaks, including one that showed studies revealing Instagram’s negative impacts Continue Reading

Man gets 3 years in prison, 12 times cane for stealing 7-Eleven of cigarettes at night, Courts & Crime News & Top Stories

SINGAPORE – For robbing a 7-Eleven store with eight packs of cigarettes, a first-time offender was sentenced Thursday, September 30, to three years in prison and 12 strokes with a cane. Muhamad Ismail Zainudin, 40, who worked as a security guard, was convicted of night theft. On Thursday, he asked Continue Reading

Marijuana farmer gets high and ends up destroying family home after lighting a cigarette

Marijuana farmer destroys his house after lighting a cigarette Highlights Jordan Blakey was reportedly under the influence of cannabis when he caused an explosion in his family home in Washington. The 25-year-old used butane to extract oil from plants. But when he used the same flammable gas to light a Continue Reading