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Trump says Google is ‘rigged’ with bad news about him

WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump took aim Tuesday at Google, claiming that news search results were "rigged" against him, which prompted a White House aide to suggest the administration may look at regulating the huge internet platform. In early morning Twitter comments, the US president complained that searches for "Trump News" brought up negative stories about him, and questioned whether this was illegal. The attacks follow Trump's unsubstantiated claims repeated last week that US social media giants were…

Pediatricians offer strategies for talking to kids about bad news

WASHINGTON: Parents wondering how to talk to their children about tragedies such as natural disasters or terrorist attacks have a new resource to help them, published online in the medical journal JAMA Pediatrics. “There have been a lot of changes in how we receive news and the types of news we receive, which has impacted the information that kids are exposed to,” said Dr. Megan Moreno, a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist at Seattle Children’s Hospital in Washington, who wrote the one-page primer intended…