Things you should know today: 9/22/17


Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test

In this Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, photo distributed on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un delivers a statement in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s speech to the United Nations, in Pyongyang, North Korea. Kim, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called Trump “deranged” and said he will “pay dearly” for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the horizon. Independent journalists were not given access to cover the event depicted in this image distributed by the Korean Central News Agency via Korea News Service. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un responded to President Donald Trump’s speech at the United Nations with a string of insults at Trump. The North Korean leader called him a “mentally deranged U.S. dotard” and hinted at a frightening new weapon test.

Facebook to release Russia ads, beef up election ‘integrity’

In this Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2016 event on the eve of this week’s Mobile World Congress wireless show, in Barcelona, Spain. On Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, Zuckerberg said that Facebook will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators. The move comes as the company has faced growing pressure from members of Congress to release the content of the ads. Facebook had already released the ads to federal authorities investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the company will provide the contents of 3,000 ads bought by a Russian agency to congressional investigators in response to pressure from lawmakers and the public. The company will now require political ads to disclose both who is paying for them and all ad campaigns those individuals or groups are running on Facebook in attempt to become more transparent.

Uber to lose its license to operate in London

Eric Risberg
This Wednesday, June 21, 2017, file photo shows the building that houses the headquarters of Uber, in San Francisco. Transport for London says it won’t renew a license for Uber to operate in the British capital. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Transport for London said Uber isn’t “fit and proper” to hold a license to operate a private-hire vehicle service because its practices endanger public safety and security. The decision to not renew Uber’s license will affect London’s 3.5 million Uber passengers and 40,000 drivers.

New “Isle of Dogs” trailer trending

Wes Anderson’s newest movie contains a cast full of stars and the first trailer is already the top trending video on YouTube.

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