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Twitter's latest rule changes will clampdown on hate, violence and nudity


In November? A number of actions, including "educating abusers about our rules" and hiding "hateful imagery and hate symbols" behind a sensitive image warning. So on Thursday, the company released a calendar of upcoming safety-related initiatives and changes. In an internal email which was obtained by Wired .com, Twitter's head of safety policy has emailed members of its Trust and Safety Council on new rules to promote free speech and curb violence and sexual harassment . Lire la suite »

Protestan en Venezuela contra fraudes en elecciones regionales


El periodista Robinson Lizano compartió en Twitter, la fotografía de una credencial del CNE con fecha de este miércoles, que certifica a Justo Noguera Pietri como gobernador electo en Bolívar. Recordó que en las elecciones de la Asamblea Nacional de diciembre de 2015 la derecha ganó en casi todo el municipio Caroní. Antes de la elección, Maduro pidió a sus seguidores activar la "maquinaria 4x4", con la movilización de los comités que reparten alimentos subsidiados en zonas populares, ... Lire la suite »

ZTE Launches First Foldable Smartphone


Consumers need and expect more from their current smartphone and we are proud to collaborate with carriers around the world and AT&T in the United States to transform their mobile experience". The secondary screen one unfolded expands the total useable area to a 6.75-inch display and since the bezels are minimal, users do get the feeling that they are looking at a singular unit and not two units that are joined together. Lire la suite »

Alabama executes man convicted of killing police officer in 1997


Prosecutors say McNabb shot Gordon five times as the officer sat in his patrol vehicle after arriving at a traffic accident McNabb caused while fleeing a bail bondsmen. The plaintiffs have argued that the sedative midazolam does not reliably render a person unconscious before subsequent drugs stop their lungs and heart. Lire la suite »

Malaysia will focus renewed MH370 search where Australia refused to look


Family members of the 239 passengers who disappeared along with the plane were contacted by the Malaysian government, who said they were negotiating the terms and conditions of the search, ABC reported. "The MH370 Response Team has received several proposals from interested parties to search for MH370", said the emailed message, a copy of which was seen by AFP. Lire la suite »

Substitute teacher placed duct tape on mouths of elementary school students


All 13 students received a medical examination after the incident. The boy's mother said after her son ripped the tape off his mouth, the teacher allegedly put another strip back on. Authorities notified Child Protective Services of the incident so it can pursue further investigation. Pictured, Killeen, Texas , Maxdale Elementary School . Lire la suite »

Zotac builds a miniatured GeForce GTX 1080 Ti for liquid cooled PCs

That said, it seems odd that Zotac took this long to launch the GTX 1080 Ti ArcticStorm Mini; we've seen this graphics card being displayed at the company's booth several months ago during Computex 2017. Earlier today, I wrote about our first look of the GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 1070 Ti Gaming graphics card, which requires a single 8-pin PCIe power connector. Lire la suite »

Verizon's Streaming TV Service Expected Spring 2018

The company has settled on a strategy of delivering a sleeker version of cable programming over broadband, but getting the service to market has been a challenge. The sources involved say the "delays in the project have created the impression of a strategic drift". Two years ago Verizon introduced Go90, a service offering on-demand videos supported by advertising. Lire la suite »

Judge Rejects Arpaio's Request To Throw Out Court Ruling Against Him


Jack Wilenchik, Arpaio's attorney, said he will challenge the judge's order Thursday in an effort to clear Arpaio's name in the case. He was pardoned by President Trump. The sheriff's defiance of the court order is believed to have contributed to his 2016 election loss after serving 24 years as metro Phoenix's top law enforcer. Lire la suite »

Euthanasia bill passes lower house in Victoria


The Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill passed 47 votes to 37, after a conscience vote. The majority of supporters were from Premier Daniel Andrews' Labor Party, along with a handful of Greens, Independents and some Liberal MPs. But the parliament sat from 9.30am on Thursday until just after 11am on Friday has the Opposition tried unsuccessfully to move dozens of amendments to the legislation and sought to delay a vote on the issue. Lire la suite »

Khorasani confirmed dead in U.S. drone strike


DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan-The leader of a Pakistani terrorist group whose suicide bombings killed more than 250 people died on Thursday of injuries from a US drone strike in Afghanistan, a spokesman for the terrorist group said. Jamaat-ul-Ahrar claimed responsibility. The JuA split from the Tehrik-e Taliban (TTP) militant group in 2014 and the faction voiced support for the Islamic State (IS) extremist group. Lire la suite »

Rains to continue over parts of the PH due to Paolo, LPA


Around 1 p.m. yesterday, the eye of the typhoon was located 930 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon with maximum sustained winds of 120 kilometers per hour near the center and gustiness of up to 145 kph. Residents in these areas are warned against possible flash floods and landslides. The weather may improve come Sunday, when "Paolo" leaves the Philippine area of responsibility, said weather forecaster Obet Badrina. Lire la suite »

BlackBerry (BBRY) Receives Media Sentiment Score of 0.10

It is down 8.45% since October 17, 2016 and is downtrending. The value of the company's investment in BlackBerry Limited increased from $928,000 to $1,098,000 a change of $170,000 quarter over quarter. BlackBerry Ltd (TSE:BB) (NASDAQ: BBRY ) had its price target hoisted by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada to C$13.00 in a report released on Friday, reports. Lire la suite »

Bernie Sanders Drops Out of Women's Convention After Backlash


Organizers said he was chosen in part because of his stance on progressive issues and his success with rallying young voters in the 2016 Democratic presidential primary. Sanders conveyed in his statement that much work still needs to be done. Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersChris Murphy's profile rises with gun tragedies Clip shows Larry David and Bernie Sanders reacting after discovering they're related For now, Trump dossier creates more questions than answers MORE ... Lire la suite »

Helen DeVos, wife of Orlando Magic owner, Amway founder, dies


Helen DeVos and her husband supported Grand Rapids Christian schools, including the Richard and Helen DeVos Center for Arts and Worship at Grand Rapids Christian High School, and numerous colleges and universities. Helen DeVos was a regular at the performance hall in downtown Grand Rapids that bears the family name. "Mrs. DeVos was the heartbeat of the DeVos Family". Lire la suite »

Soto Rojas exhortó a gobernadores opositores electos a respetar la Constitución


Aún no está claro qué pasará si los gobernadores opositores son destituidos, pero la Constituyente tiene poderes absolutos y seguramente será la que decida cómo serán reemplazados. La coalición opositora Mesa de la Unidad Democrática (MUD) ganó cinco gobernaciones en los comicios del domingo, frente a 18 del chavismo, en un proceso que considera "fraudulento". Lire la suite »

PETA Statement About New York's Ban on Elephants in Circuses


Cuomo today signed legislation prohibiting the use of elephants in entertainment acts. It bans the use of elephants in entertainment acts at circuses, trade shows, carnivals, parades or other such events. "This funding will better equip New York shelters to continue their important work of finding these pets a loving home in New York", Cuomo said. In June, both houses of the legislature passed S.2098b/A.464b, which was sponsored by State Senator Terrence Murphy, R-Yorktown, and Assembly ... Lire la suite »

An aspiring YouTuber cosplayed as Pikachu and rushed the White House fence


Officers issued him verbal commands telling him to get down, but Combs kept climbing. President Trump was nearby in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building doing radio interviews at the time of the breach, CNN reported . He said he knew he would be arrested and that he "had researched D.C. charges and other previous jumpers". Combs joins a string of White House or near-White House fence jumping attempts. Lire la suite »

Group releases LGBTQ equality ratings for 9 South Dakota cities


The Human Rights Campaign's sixth annual Municipal Equality Index assessed LGBTQ equality in 506 "cities" across the nation, including 10 in New Hampshire, on a 100-point scale. Transgender-inclusive healthcare benefits are offered to employees of 111 municipalities this year - up from 86 in 2016, 66 in 2015 and just five in 2012. Lire la suite »

Target still believes in brick-and-mortar


Target stepping up its plan to remodel stores and push into more city centers, a bid to regain its cachet and fend off incursions by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. Target is also increasing store team member staffing and training to deliver elevated service and expertise, the retailer said. Cornell says he envisions that Target will expand same-day service to other urban markets. Lire la suite »

Italian Club Pissed Off At Player Pee Allegations


Turris Calcio's Giovanni Liberti has been suspended for five matches after the incident during a stoppage in play during a 3-3 draw with Sarnese. Now, if you're a team trying to defend a player who whipped his junk out, what do you do? "There's a fountain near the wall and the player. Lire la suite »

Facebook Announces Canadian Election Integrity Initiative in Lead Up to 2019


The Canadian Election Integrity Initiative includes a cyber hygiene guide that outlines how hackers gain control of accounts, and outlines specific ways MPs and political parties can guard against them. "We don't think the burden of misinformation should rest entirely on us (citizens)", he said, adding Facebook's move is a "very encouraging" start. Lire la suite »

Australian teacher Gabrielle Maina shot dead in Nairobi


According to Ms Maina's staff biography, she relocated to Kenya in September 2015 with the hope her children could grow up with their extended family. Ms Maina taught several subjects, including English, drama and Italian. The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is offering consular assistance to Ms Maina's family. Lire la suite »