Trump tries to douse Putin storm — but his cleanup tests credulity:
President Donald Trump is finally in full-scale cleanup mode after his summit debacle with President Vladimir Putin — but the credibility of his new critique of Russian election interference is being undermined by his unrepentant and conflicting statements since he got home from Helsinki.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to clarify his controversial comments about Holocaust deniers Wednesday afternoon, hours after he was quoted saying some deniers who post on Facebook aren’t “intentionally getting it wrong.”
Zuckerberg made his comments during an interview that ReCode’s Kara Swisher published Wednesday morning. He cited Holocaust denials as an example of controversial misinformation that Facebook would allow to remain on the platform. Facebook has said that it allows conspiracy theories to remain on the site, but limits their reach so fewer people see the
“At the end of the day, I don’t believe that our platform should take that down because I think there are things that different people get wrong,” Zuckerberg told Swisher. “I don’t think that they’re intentionally getting it wrong.”
Former OSU wrestler says Richard Strauss molested him in late 1970s, earliest such allegation:
A former Ohio State University wrestler said he was molested by Dr. Richard Strauss in the late 1970s, the earliest such allegation against the team doctor.
Robin Williams remembered in latest HBO doc on comics ‘gone too soon’:
The intimate bond that comedians forge with an audience makes their loss feel more intimate and personal. What remains somewhat mysterious — and at times mystifying — is the darker side of stand-up, which has contributed to the premature deaths of so many comedy stars.
Thai boys recall battle to survive cave ordeal — and moment they were found:
Members of a Thai youth soccer team and their coach have described their rescue from a flooded cave as a miracle, thanked the experts who saved them and discussed how the experience will affect the rest of their lives.
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