Twitter bans Russia-based Kaspersky Lab from buying ads

Mid Day | 2018-04-21

Representational picture Twitter has banned Russia-based cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab from advertising on its platform, stating that the company "operates using a business model that inherently conflicts with acceptable Twitter Ads business practices." In an open letter to Twitter CEO Jack...

.EU Grows By 52,085 Domains In 2017 – Back Growing Since 2014 | 2018-04-20

The recently released EURid annual report contains an overview of statistics, achievements and financials from 2017 and the results are staggering, Online Domain reports. Compared to 2016, total net registrations grew by 52,085, with the average renewal rate showing a 2.5 percent upturn and DNSSEC...

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Porsche’s Jörg Kerner arrested as Dieselgate saga probe goes on

Business Day | 2018-04-20

HamburgGerman police arrested the head of powertrain development at Volkswagen’s (VW’s) Porsche business and are holding him on remand because he is considered a flight risk, a person familiar with the matter said on...

Qualcomm cutting 1,500 jobs at its California offices

Financial Express | 2018-04-20

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is cutting 1,500 jobs across multiple divisions at its offices in California, as part of its promise to investors to cut annual costs by $1 billion. ......

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Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Argentina

Human Rights | 2018-04-21

This submission focusses on the topics of girls’ right to access a safe abortion, accountability for past abuses against children, and the protection of students, teachers, and schools during time of armed conflict. Access to Abortion (Articles 2, 6, 14, 16, 24, 37) Abortion is illegal in Argentina,...

Exercise after heart attack can boost survival rates, help you live longer

Hindustan Times | 2018-04-20

There are many benefits of exercise and it can help prevent disease. Now, it turns out, it is even more beneficial after a heart attack and it may help stave off death for longer. A study done by Swedish researchers followed 22,000 heart attack survivors aged 18-74, and found that those who boosted...

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Russia’s Supreme Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website

The Bitcoin News | 2018-04-21

The Supreme Court of the Russian Federation has struck down the ban imposed on the portal. The outlet is one several dozens of crypto-related websites that have been taken offline by the Russian authorities in the past few years. The decision sets a precedent which and is likely to...

SEC Charges Another Founder of Floyd Mayweather-Backed Cryptocurrency With Fraud | 2018-04-20

Another founder of the cryptocurrency firm that was endorsed by boxer Floyd Mayweather was charged with fraud on Friday by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission, according to CNBC. Centra raised $33 million through a fundraising venture known as initial coin offering (ICO), through...

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Nishikori fights back to beat Berdych

Supersport | 2018-04-16

Japan's Kei Nishikori fought back from a set down to see off Czech 12th seed Tomas Berdych on Monday and reach the Monte Carlo Masters second round. In a battle of two former Grand Slam finalists, Nishikori raced through the final two sets to progress with a 4-6, 6-2, 6-1...

Arsene Wenger was sacked by Arsenal, claims Ian Wright

Belfast Telegraph | 2018-04-21

Former striker Ian Wright has claimed Arsene Wenger was sacked by Arsenal and does not believe it is in his character to walk away. Wenger announced on Friday morning that he would end his 21-year reign at the end of the season. The Gunners have struggled in the Premier League this campaign and face...

Nadal routs Thiem to reach Monte Carlo Masters semifinals

Courier Express | 2018-04-20

MONACO (AP) — Rafael Nadal won nine straight games to open his match against Dominic Thiem, quickly advancing to the semifinals of the Monte Carlo Masters with a 6-0, 6-2 victory on Friday. The top-ranked Spaniard is on course for a...

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What crimes has Allison Mack been charged with and who is the Smallville actress?

Metro UK | 2018-04-21

A star of the popular Superman TV prequel Smallville has been charged with heinous crimes related to sex trafficking. Allison Mack is reported to have been...

Syrian rebels withdraw from enclave northeast of Damascus

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-04-21

By Tom Perry and Suleiman Al-Khalidi BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) - Syrian rebels began withdrawing from an enclave northeast of Damascus on Saturday and will go to...

Avicii dies in Oman at 28: Dance pioneer rejigged life after touring took its toll on his health

The National | 2018-04-21

Avicii's last performance was an heroic send-off gig in Ibiza in August 2016, after which he largely remained out of the spotlight, with the exception of...

Homework assignment asks students to list positive aspects of slavery

CNN | 2018-04-21

(CNN)A Texas charter school is apologizing after a teacher gave an assignment to an eighth grade American History class, asking students to list the positive...

How plastic-eating bacteria actually work – a chemist explains

The Independent | 2018-04-21

The plastic bottles we throw away today will be around for hundreds of years. It’s one of the key reasons why the mounting plastic pollution...

Mexican relatives win injunction against Frida Kahlo Barbie

MEXICO CITY >> Distant relatives of the late Mexican artist Frida Kahlo said today they have won a temporary injunction that stops sales of a Frida Barbie doll....

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The Washington Post | 2018-04-21

D.C.’s maternal mortality rate is at crisis proportions

Women in the District die at a far higher rate than in neighboring states and double the national...

The Washington Post | 2018-04-21

North Korea is conning Donald Trump yet again

Kim Jong Un’s nuclear testing announcement is not a breakthrough but instead more skillful...