The Daily Populous

Friday March 9th, 2018 day edition

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U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May, a South Korean official announced late on Thursday, claiming that Kim has committed to denuclearization and will refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests.

“I told President Trump that in our meeting, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he’s committed to denuclearization.

Kim pledged that North Korea will refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests,” Chung said.

VIDEO: South Korea announces details of meeting with Kim Jong Un.

Kim further expressed his eagerness to meet with Trump “as soon as possible,” the official said.

“President Trump appreciated the briefing and said he would meet Kim Jong Un by May to achieve permanent denuclearization,” Chung told reporters.

Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are due to meet for the first time in the second half of April. »

De Beers fights fakes with technology as China’s lab-grown diamonds threaten viability of the real gems

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For years, Kendall has led a team of researchers in London in the fight against synthetic diamonds being sold as real ones.

More affordable prices, which are only seen dropping further over time, have already prompted budget shoppers to gravitate towards the man-made gems.

Created in labs in a matter of weeks, synthetic diamonds are chemically identical to the real thing. »

The spread of true and false news online

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We found that false news was more novel than true news, which suggests that people were more likely to share novel information.

We instead focus our attention on veracity and stories that have been verified as true or false.

Our analysis of all the verified true and false rumors that spread on Twitter confirms that false news spreads more pervasively than the truth online. »