Saturday, March 25, 2017



Walmart, Starbucks latest companies to boycott advertising on YouTube

Walmart and Starbucks are the latest in long list of companies that have boycotted advertising on YouTube. Major companies are doubting Google’s ability to ensure that marketing campaigns don’t appear alongside offensive videos. Earlier this week, ads from several well-known brands appeared on five videos containing racist content. AT&T, Verizon ...

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Italy win over Albania delayed as fans throw flares and smoke bombs

Italy’s 2-0 win over Albania last night was delayed for nearly 10 minutes after visiting fans threw flares and smoke bombs on to the pitch. And referee Slavko Vincic took the players off the field as a precaution. There fireworks marred Italian celebrations with goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon’s playing his 1,000th ...

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Teenage blogger granted asylum in US

A teenage blogger has been granted asylum in the United States after being jailed twice in his homeland of Singapore for spreading political and religious criticism. Amos Yee has been detained in since he arrived at Chicago’s O’Hare airport in December. Although the US Department of Homeland Security opposed his ...

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London police asking public for information on Westminster attacker

Police in London are asking the public for information as they attempt to establish if Westminster attacker Khalid Masood acted alone or was directed by others. Authorities say they’re focusing their investigation on the assailant’s “motivation, preparation and associates.” Leslie Rhodes, 75, from Clapham, south London was identified as the ...

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New public parking card for college, university students in Dubai

Students in colleges, universities and higher academic institutions in Dubai can now apply for a special ‘Student Parking’ card. The RTA had announced that the new subscription card will entitle students to use public parking lots around campuses for a fee of AED 300 dirhams for three months. The public ...

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