February 1

Speaker lineup announced for right-wing ‘Free Speech Week’ in Berkeley

The organizers of a four-day event of right-wing activism planned for Berkeley later this month announced their full lineup of speakers Thursday.<p>In addition to big-name conservatives Ann Coulter and Stephen Bannon, the roster for “Free Speech Week” includes more than 20 speakers of varying shades …

Milo Yiannopoulos

Facebook introduces new rules on advertising, hate speech

COLOGNE, Germany (Reuters) - Facebook said on Wednesday it would introduce tougher rules on who can make money from advertising on its network, responding to criticism that it makes it too easy for providers of fake news and sensational headlines to cash in.<p>With immediate effect, the world's …

Hate Speech

Facebook to launch election integrity effort in Canada

TORONTO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O), under pressure over its role in possible Russian meddling in last year's U.S. presidential election, said it plans an election integrity initiative to protect Canada's next vote from cyber threats.<p>Karina Gould, Canada's minister of democratic institutions, …

United States

China tightens restrictions on religious freedom

China has tightened regulations on religious freedom, intensifying punishments for unsanctioned activities and increasing its supervision of certain …

China

WWBA seeking to find poet of the year

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association is currently seeking nominations for their 2018 Long Island Poet of the Year award.<p>This award is given annually …

Poetry

METALLICA Kicks Off European Leg Of 'WorldWired' Tour In Copenhagen

<b>METALLICA</b> kicked off the first European leg of its <b>"WorldWired"</b> tour last night (Saturday, September 2) at Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark. The …

Copenhagen

Facebook's Watch goes up against YouTube for ad dollars

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc launched its Watch video service to U.S. users on Thursday with plans to allow people to submit shows, as the No. 1 social media network vies with Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for advertising revenue.<p>Advertisers are shifting more of their budgets from television to online as …

Advertising

HSBC Doubts Accuracy Of GDP, To Focus On GVA

India’s economic growth is likely to remain “soft” and the GDP is expected to grow by 6 per cent in April-June, down from 6.1 per cent in the …

Economy

You Can Book a Serious Deal on Flights to Australia Right Now

This is a bargain.<p>Until August 30, or until flights sell out, Qantas is offering trips to Australia for as little as $949 round-trip. There are also …

Air Travel

Chrissy Teigen admits she’s cut back on alcohol in an attempt to ‘fix’ herself

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Chrissy Teigen

Facebook picks veteran executive to lead hardware efforts: Business Insider

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday named one of its veteran executives Andrew Bosworth to lead all of its consumer hardware efforts, including its Building 8 division, the Business Insider reported.<p>Facebook launched the research shop, called Building 8, last year to conduct long-term work that …

Facebook Inc

Explainer: How to accept your CAO offer

Students should take some time to celebrate this achievement with family and friends before considering the next step. Some applicants may receive an …

News (Ireland)

51 Quintessential Chrissy Teigen and John Legend Couple Moments

Chrissy Teigen

California leaders call for hearings on white supremacy

SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers will hold a series of hearings next month to assess the rise of white supremacy in the state and to determine if there are any laws needed to help control violent outbreaks at public rallies.<p>State Senate President Pro Tem Kevin de León, D-Los Angeles, called for …

Milo Yiannopoulos

Official lays charge of fraud against transport MEC

Johannesburg - A Gauteng government official has laid a criminal charge of fraud against his political boss, MEC Ismail Vadi, for allegedly failing …

Corruption

Milo Yiannopoulos plans Berkeley return as colleges grapple with free speech issues

As classes begin at colleges and universities across the country, some parents are questioning if their children will be safe on campus in the wake of last weekend's violent white nationalist protest in Charlottesville, Va. School administrators, meanwhile, are grappling with how to balance …

University of Virginia

Infosys buyback: What is a share repurchase and how does it impact investors?

The Infosys board on Saturday approved the share buyback plan of up to Rs 13,000 crore to reward shareholders, a day after CEO Vishal Sikka resigned …

Stocks

Kim Kardashian poked fun at her iconic cry face

Kim Kardashian first broke the internet on the day she mourned the end of her 72-day marriage by gifting the world with the now-iconic “cry face.”<p>The …

Kim Kardashian

Spurs release full 2017-18 schedule

All 82 games have been announced for next seasonThe San Antonio Spurs have posted their full schedule, and will tip off the 2017-18 season at home on …

San Antonio Spurs

Partial Plans

Don't miss Elias Retirement Night<p>All-Star Plan<p>Colorado AvalancheSaturday, October 7Opening Night presented by Prudential<p>Washington CapitalsFriday, …

Ice Hockey

Bill Simmons's Rankings Of Patriots Wins, Ranked

Bill Simmons had his buddy Hench on his podcast yesterday. They ranked the best 25 Patriots wins since 2001. It took almost two hours and I listened …

New England

Deportation orders jump 31 percent under President Trump

Deportation orders have jumped 31 percent this year compared to last year, according to numbers released by the Justice Department.<p>The numbers, released Tuesday, are an indication President Trump is carrying out his pledge to get tough on illegal immigrants.<p>From February 1 to the end of July, there …

Immigration

REEF EXPANDS ITS SWELLULAR TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM FOR FALL 2017

Reef, the global surf lifestyle leader, expands the Reef Swellular Technology platform<p>Reef, the global surf lifestyle leader, expands the Reef …

Surfing

Teenager killed himself fearing he’d be sent to prison over £600 rail fine

A teenager hanged himself after receiving a £600 fine for not paying a train fare, leaving him scared he was going to be sent to prison.<p>Jamie …

Crime

Deportation Orders And Self-Removals Up Nearly A Third Under Trump

President Trump is succeeding on his campaign promise to ramp up deportations of illegal immigrants, federal statistics released Tuesday reveal.<p>Do …

Immigration

Our IT systems aren't bound by commercial service standards, says ATO

The Australian Taxation Office said in its own report into the IT outage debacle that it is not bound by the same service standards as commercial …

Business (Australia)

What Turnbull And Trump Told The Media About Their Infamous Phone Call VS What Actually Happened

Turnbull called the phone call "constructive", while Trump dismissed reporting about the interaction as "a bit of fake news".<p>On January 30, Turnbull described the January 28 phone call as "constructive":<p>In the transcript, Trump accused Turnbull of making him look "awfully bad" and a "dope", adding …

World News

REVEALED: Homeland Security ordered agents to ignore congresspeople seeking answers during travel ban rollout

A Freedom of Information Act request submitted by The Daily Beast reveals that in the early days of Donald Trump’s presidency, Homeland Security …

Liberal View

U.S. Press Freedom Tracker

August 4, 2017<p>‘We respect the important role that the press plays, and we’ll give them respect, but it is not unlimited,’ Sessions said. ‘They cannot …

Journalism

MasterCard - This And Visa Are 2 Stocks I Will Never Sell

This MasterCard stock analysis is based on Q2 2017 results released on July 27, 2017.<p>The company's projected EPS for FY 2017 and FY 2018 from …

Stocks