Google to block autocomplete suggestions for poll-related search

Google has announced to block autocomplete suggestions — that could be viewed as being for or against a particular candidate or party — in its Search platform ahead of the US presidential election in November. Autocomplete suggests possible terms based on what a user starts typing in Google Search. The tech giant said in a […]

Texas Police Search For Shooter Who Killed Teen at High School Near Houston

According to Fox 26 Houston, residents in Bellaire, Texas, were urged to avoid the area or remain at home. Earlier media reports, citing eyewitnesses, suggested contradicting information about whether the shooting occurred inside or outside of the school building.

Google denies altering search suggestions for Hillary Clinton

The other reason this is happening involves how people search for negative news about Clinton. Matt Cutts, who is currently on leave from his position as head of Google’s webspam team, explained why this might be on Twitter: those looking for negative stories don’t type Clinton’s last name.

Google Will Block Some Search Suggestions to Fight ‘Election Misinformation’

If a user types for example “you can vote” into Google’s search engine, autocomplete may suggest a query that includes misleading information according to the company. Bloomberg claims that typing the phrase into Google recently yielded the suggestion “You can vote yourself into socialism,” as the top query. According to Google, this search autocomplete is […]

Photo: US Navy Ends Multi-Day Search for Missing Sailor in North Arabian Sea

Rebarich highlighted that McKnight has been labeled duty status whereabouts unknown (DUSTWUN), because while the reason for his absence is still to be determined, enough evidence has been provided for officials to believe it is not a case of voluntary “unauthorized absence,” which is the Navy equivalent of absent without leave (AWOL).

Family searches for Berry Creek teen missing since North Complex fire: ‘It’s heartbreaking’

The search on Wednesday took a grim turn, after Josiah’s brother was asked to give a DNA sample to test against human remains, Zedaker said. Wednesday evening, Sheriff Kory Honea announced that three unidentified bodies had been found in Butte County in connection with the fire.

Searching for a friend lost in the Camp Fire

My son Jeremy, who hiked the 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail a year ago, saw the forecast of the incoming storms, and called to set up the trip. The next day, out we went. We launched at the dam, and trolled along the south-facing points and islands. That makes sense because the localized wind out of […]

Knoxville tiger spotted again in Tennessee as search continues: reports

“We want to reassure everyone that our Zoo Knoxville Malayan tigers Arya, Bashir and Tanvir are all safely accounted for. Our team is standing by to assist if needed. If you have information please contact the Knox County Sheriff’s Office,” she said in a statement to WATE.

First look at Little Mix’s The Search as they reunite in bid to find next big band

The series – which is set to kick off on Saturday 26th September – has been postponed by the Beeb amid the pandemic, and will see the four girls mentor different groups to find the next big deal in British music.

Bear Fire Update: Search For Missing In Butte County After 3 Found Dead; 20,000 Under Evacuation Orders

On Wednesday, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea confirmed that three people were found dead and at least a dozen were missing in connection with the Bear Fire. Honea said two of the victims were found in one location while the third was found in a second location.