New Twitter policy aims to pierce fog of war misinformation | Business

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter is stepping up its fight against misinformation with a new policy targeting posts that spread potentially dangerous false stories. The change is part of a broader effort to promote accurate information in times of conflict or crisis. Starting Thursday, the platform will no longer automatically recommend or highlight posts that … Read more

North Korea’s suspected COVID-19 caseload nears 2 million | Business

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Thursday reported 262,270 more cases of people with suspected symptoms of COVID-19 as the number of pandemic cases neared nearly 2 million — a week after the country acknowledged the outbreak and struggled to lower the infection rate despite slowing down a lack of health resources. The … Read more