Quibi debuts a tense teaser for the fake news-ified reboot of ‘The Fugitive’

Quibi debuts a tense teaser for the fake news-ified reboot of ‘The Fugitive’

The Fugitive is back with a modern twist. Though the trailer for Quibi’s upcoming series looks like a present-day reboot of the Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones movie (and the 1960s TV series that inspired it), stars Boyd Holbrook and Kiefer Sutherland will play all-new characters engaged in a similar game of cat-and-mouse… with……

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The Indian journalists fighting fake news

The Indian journalists fighting fake news

Indian journalist Bharat Nayak knows misinformation can have dangerous consequences. He’s witnessed it too often in his home state of Jharkhand, India. According to Bharat, “Indian society has been gravely affected by ‘fake news’, which has  contributed to a rise in hatred and violence, and horrific incidences of lynching.” Concern about misinformation was especially pronounced around……

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How Likely Is The Worst-Case Climate Scenario?

How Likely Is The Worst-Case Climate Scenario?

Photo: GettyAs a climate reporter, I’m not used to reporting any remotely good news on a global scale. But according to a new comment in Nature, things might be looking up a bit. This (potential) good news is super technical, but it’s also super important.To describe the future of our planet under different circumstances, climate……

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Block Internet Explorer’s Latest Vulnerability With This Workaround

Block Internet Explorer’s Latest Vulnerability With This Workaround

Microsoft disclosed a troublesome vulnerability in Internet Explorer last week, affecting various permutations of Internet Explorer 9, 10, and 11 across Windows 7, 8.1, and Windows 10 (as well as various editions of Windows Server). The bad news is that Microsoft won’t likely patch this problem until February—when the next major batch of security updates……

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Can You Cancel Your Flight Because of the Coronavirus?

Can You Cancel Your Flight Because of the Coronavirus?

Photo: Tomohiro Ohsumi (Getty Images)As of Friday morning, the coronavirus outbreak in China has resulted in at least 26 deaths and 800 others sickened by the illness, according to local health officials. Currently, there is one confirmed case in the U.S., with twelve others currently being tested for the virus, CBS News reports.In response to……

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Pipeline protest expansion makes waves across Canada

Pipeline protest expansion makes waves across Canada

EDMONTON/TORONTO — Police arrested protesters occupying Wet’suwet’en land over the construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline on Monday, as activists disrupted trade and travel plans across the country in a bid to draw attention to the dispute.It marks a noted expansion of the protests that had, mostly, been isolated deep in the B.C. interior, roughly……

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‘Borderline insulting’: Indigenous group could launch unprecedented challenge if Ottawa rejects Frontier

‘Borderline insulting’: Indigenous group could launch unprecedented challenge if Ottawa rejects Frontier

CALGARY — An Indigenous group that stands to benefit from Teck Resources Ltd.’s Frontier oilsands project, says it would launch a legal challenge against the federal government if it rejects the development.“We do recognize that there are ways that we can go – and that’s one,” said Ron Quintal, president of the Fort McKay Metis……

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Cannabis companies ‘between a rock and a hard place’ when looking to cut costs by cutting jobs: analyst

Cannabis companies ‘between a rock and a hard place’ when looking to cut costs by cutting jobs: analyst

Cannabis companies are “between a rock and a hard place” when it comes to job cuts, one analyst believes, because it might be hard for them to figure out how and where to reduce operational expenses since they’re operating in a rapidly evolving industry.“Sure, if you had a time machine, you could go back and……

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375 Canadians a day went insolvent last year, the most since the financial crisis

375 Canadians a day went insolvent last year, the most since the financial crisis

Personal insolvencies in Canada increased last year to the highest level and at the fastest rate since the financial crisis while business insolvencies rose for the first time in nearly two decades, government figures show.The Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy reported Monday 137,178 Canadians filed for bankruptcy or modified repayment terms with creditors last……

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