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Bomb Detonates at Philippines Catholic Church

Bomb in Philippin Catholic ChurchSixteen people were wounded in a grenade explosion outside a Catholic church during a Christmas eve mass in the Philippines' restive southern island of Mindanao, a priest and police said on Saturday.

Security forces across Southeast Asia are on alert ahead of the Christmas and New Year holidays, as police in Australia and Indonesia said they had foiled bomb plots and Malaysian security forces arrested suspected militants.

No group has claimed responsibility for the Mindanao attack, but Muslim rebels and Islamist extremists are known to be active in the province, where there have been blasts in the past.


Best wishes flow in for 'Star Wars' star Carrie Fisher

Carrie FisherTributes and well-wishes poured in for "Star Wars" actress Carrie Fisher, who was spending Christmas Eve in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a medical emergency on a flight the day before.

"Princess Leia can survive anything!" wrote one fan on Twitter. "Hold on, Carrie Fisher. We're taking you into 2017 with us," wrote another. Her "Star Wars" co-star Mark Hamill said he was "sending all our love."


Former South Korean 'comfort women' to get financial reparations from Japan

Comfort women from Koria get reparations from JapanUnder a deal struck between Japan and South Korea last year, 34 former Korean "comfort women" who were sex slaves for Japanese soldiers in World War II will receive millions in compensation, officials said.

The Japanese government agreed to pay about $9.6 million to 34 surviving women, most in their late 80s, who were forced into brothels for members of the Japanese military. The South Korean government said it has identified 46 comfort women who are still alive and others may still agree to accept their share of the reparations.


Zsa Zsa Gabor Dead at 99

Zsa Zsa GaborZsa Zsa Gabor, the Hungarian beauty who some called the OG Kim Kardashian, is dead just shy of 100 years old ... TMZ has learned.

We've learned Gabor died Sunday after suffering a heart attack. She was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Zsa Zsa endured a number of health problems in the last several years. Her right leg had to be partially amputated in 2011 after it got infected. Her husband, Frederic Prinz Von Anhalt, held birthday parties for Gabor the last few years, but she was so sick visitors were not allowed in her bedroom.


How Google's search algorithm spreads false information with a rightwing bias

Google search engine's right wing resultsGoogle’s search algorithm appears to be systematically promoting information that is either false or slanted with an extreme rightwing bias on subjects as varied as climate change and homosexuality.

Following a recent investigation by the Observer, which found that Google’s search engine prominently suggests neo-Nazi websites and antisemitic writing, the Guardian has uncovered a dozen additional examples of biased search results.


Yahoo discloses hack of 1 billion accounts

Yahoo accounts hackedYahoo on Wednesday disclosed a breach from 2013 in which hackers may have stolen data from 1 billion user accounts.

It's the second massive hack the company has disclosed this year and is likely to increase scrutiny on Yahoo's security practices. The earlier hack affected 500 million accounts, a record breaking amount at the time.

"Yahoo believes this incident is likely distinct from the incident the company disclosed on September 22, 2016,” the company said in its statement.


Deaths reported in blasts in Turkey's Istanbul

Istanbul blastsTwo explosions have hit the Turkish city of Istanbul, killing at least 13 people and wounding 20 others, according to news reports.

Police have evacuated the area around the Besiktas football arena following Saturday's explosions, which the interior ministry called a "terrorist" car bomb attack.

Reuters news agency cited security sources as saying 13 people were killed.
The arena is located across the historic Dolmabahce Palace overlooking the Bosphorus Strait.


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