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Thirteen dead in south Senegal attack

Thirteen people have been killed in an attack in the restive southern Senegalese region of Casamance. Hospital workers who have seen the bodies said some of the victims had been shot, others decapitated. The dead are said to be teenagers. It is not clear yet who carried out the attack. …

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Mark Zuckerberg vows to ‘fix’ Facebook

Mr Zuckerberg said Facebook was making too many mistakes Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has vowed to “fix” Facebook, in what he described as his personal challenge for 2018. In a post on his page on the social network, he said it was making too many errors enforcing policies and preventing …

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Apple: All Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

Apple has confirmed all its Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. In an announcement on Thursday, Apple (AAPL) said it has released mitigations to defend against Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. It will release mitigations …

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Trump tries to quash bombshell book

President Trump is using hardball tactics in an attempt to blunt the impact of Michael Wolff’s bombshell-filled book about his administration. Charles Harder, an attorney representing the president, sent a cease-and-desist letter to Wolff and his publisher, Henry Holt, on Thursday morning. The legal letter, a copy of which was …

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Liberians await presidential election results as vote count begins

Liberian election officials began tallying votes on Wednesday from Tuesday’s presidential election, as Liberians awaited results that should usher in the country’s first democratic transfer of power in over seven decades. Election magistrates, in a soccer stadium outside the capital Monrovia, began compiling vote totals from the country’s 15 counties …

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Deaths as carriages fall on US motorway

At least three people have been confirmed killed after a US passenger train derailed onto a motorway in Washington state during rush hour on Monday morning. Officials say 72 people were taken to hospitals after most of the Amtrak train’s carriages left the track. A number of those injured are reported …

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