Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Facebook Inc’s Instagram is trialing a feature that lets U.S. users shop from the photo-sharing app by using a checkout option on items tagged for sale, the company said on Tuesday. The move is in line with Facebook’s plan to monetize higher-growth units like Instagram, as its centerpiece News Feed product struggles to generate fresh… Read More Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara resigns following sexual allegations

Warner Bros Chairman and Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara has resigned from one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios following a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio. “It is in the best interest of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros, our employees and our partners for Kevin to step down as Chairman and CEO… Read More Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara resigns following sexual allegations

Facebook, Instagram regains service following 24-hour global outage

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had restored service to its main app and Instagram, after the world’s largest social network suffered a major outage that frustrated users across the globe for about 24 hours. The company also said it was considering whether to refund advertisers for lost exposure due to the problems, which internet… Read More Facebook, Instagram regains service following 24-hour global outage

Leader of Gambino Mafia family Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali fatally shot in New York

The reported crime boss of the New York Mafia’s Gambino family, Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali, was gunned down in front of his Staten Island home late Wednesday, police and media said. 53-year-old Cali was fatally shot multiple times to his torso shortly after 9 p.m. (0100 GMT on Thursday) in front of his home, police… Read More Leader of Gambino Mafia family Francesco ‘Franky Boy’ Cali fatally shot in New York

U.S. President Donald Trump’s former aide Paul Manafort sentenced to three and half years in jail

President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to about 3-and-half more years in prison and was hit with a fresh set of criminal charges in New York on Wednesday, drawing sympathy from a president who declined to say whether he would issue a pardon. Manafort is due to spend a total of… Read More U.S. President Donald Trump’s former aide Paul Manafort sentenced to three and half years in jail

Masked gunmen fatally shoot eight people, themselves in Brazilian school rampage

Two gunmen wearing face masks entered a Brazilian school on Wednesday and shot dead at least five teenagers as well as two school officials, before fatally turning their gun on themselves, police said. Before entering the Raul Brasil school in Suzano, a city on the eastern outskirts of metropolitan Sao Paulo, the assailants, former pupils… Read More Masked gunmen fatally shoot eight people, themselves in Brazilian school rampage

MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone

Conor McGregor was arrested in Miami Beach on Monday after a fan said the Irish mixed martial arts fighter smashed his phone and walked off with the shattered remains, police records show. McGregor was booked into a correctional center on suspicion of robbery and criminal mischief, according to an arrest affidavit. The incident took place… Read More MMA fighter Conor McGregor arrested in Florida for smashing fan’s phone