Key facts about Twitter, one decade on

Twitter, which turns 10 years old on March 21, has grown into one of the leading global social networks. Here are some key facts about the messaging platform:          

Twitter came to life on March 21, 2006, when co-founder Jack Dorsey sent out the first tweet: "just setting up my twttr." Dorsey followed up with the first "human-generated" tweet: "inviting coworkers."  

Tech titan accused of using an ex-striper as a sex slave

A Silicon Valley tech titan has been sued for $40 million by a woman who claims he used her as a sex slave for 13 years.

Michael Goguen, who had worked for a firm that funded Google and Paypal, had been “sexually and physically” abusing Amber Laurel Baptiste over more than 13 years after meeting her at a strip club in Texas, her lawsuit alleges.

Lung cancer connected with high sugar intake, study suggests

A new study suggests that there is a correlation between lung cancer with increased intake of carbohydrates. The study conducted by the University of Texas under the guidance of Dr. Stephanie Melkonian of the ‘Anderson Cancer Center’  revealed that people with higher levels of sugar in their blood have 49 per cent more probability of developing lung cancer.

Trump, Clinton capture key wins on US Super Tuesday

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton took big steps toward securing their parties' presidential nominations  on March 1 with a series of state-by-state victories, but their rivals vowed to keep on fighting.

On Super Tuesday, the 2016 campaign's biggest day of nominating contests, Trump, 69, and Clinton, 68, proved themselves the undisputed front-runners.