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Google temporarily bans addiction center ads globally following exposure of seedy referral deals

Google is temporarily halting advertisements worldwide for addiction and rehabilitation centers, following a report last week showing it was acting as a platform for shady referral services earning huge undisclosed commissions. Essentially these ads, which commanded huge prices on Google’s networks, would show for people seeking addiction treatment; the help lines and services listed would then refer the person to ...

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NYPD investigating ISIS supporters’ selfies at Met & World Trade Center

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 21:59 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 22:05 Authorities are investigating what appears to be Islamic State supporters taking ‘selfies’ outside some of New York City’s iconic locations, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and One World Trade Center. In the images that began circulating on social media over the weekend, a man wearing a scarf ...

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Former journalist gets 5yrs for Jewish center bomb threats

A former journalist has been sentenced to 60 months in prison after admitting to terrorizing Jewish groups with bomb threats in a campaign to intimidate his ex-girlfriend. She says the NYPD ignored her calls for help. Judge P. Kevin Castel sentenced former Intercept journalist Juan Thompson, 32, of St. Louis, Missouri Wednesday, and labeled the man’s actions as domestic terrorism. ...

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US sprint star Justin Gatlin at center of fresh doping scandal

Published time: 19 Dec, 2017 13:46 merican sprinter Justin Gatlin, who won the world 100m title this year, has been implicated in a fresh doping row after members of his team allegedly offered to supply performance-enhancing drugs to an undercover reporter. Posed as a movie producer, a reporter working for British newspaper the Telegraph visited Gatlin’s training camp in Florida ...

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Ukrainian police clash with Saakashvili supporters storming cultural center in Kiev (PHOTOS)

Thousands of people supporting Mikhail Saakashvili, the fugitive ex-Georgian president turned Ukrainian opposition figure, have once again taken to the streets of Kiev to take a local cultural center by storm. Some 2,000 people turned up for yet another protest action in support of Saakashvili in the Ukrainian capital on Sunday. The demonstrators marched through the city center to Maidan ...

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Putting a $70mn price tag on friendship: Ukraine seeks to sell cultural center in Moscow

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 14:54 A group of Ukrainian lawmakers are lobbying to repeal a treaty with Russia governing information and cultural centers, which would allow the Kiev government to sell its cultural-center building in Moscow, according to a Russian daily newspaper. Izvestia reported on Tuesday that a number of Ukrainian MPs led by MP Irina Friz have prepared ...

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600 asylum-seekers barricaded into detention center await court ruling on water, power

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:35 Edited time: 6 Nov, 2017 13:39 The Supreme Court of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is to decide whether essential services such as power and water should be restored to an Australian-run immigration center. Some 600 asylum seekers have barricaded themselves into the Manus Island facility for more than a week after the High Court ...

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Danish immigration minister flees deportation center chased by angry migrants (VIDEO)

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 08:32 Police and security had to intervene to help the Danish immigration and integration minister escape a potential assault by a crowd of rejected asylum-seekers, indignant over her decision to focus attention on only one family in the deportation facility. On what was supposed to be a photo op on Friday for Danish Minister for ...

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Rape & sex assault victims still being held at Yarl’s Wood immigration center, breaching UK policy

Women who have been raped and sexually assaulted are still being routinely locked up in detention centers. That is despite the government’s policy explicitly forbidding authorities to do so. A women’s refugee organization found severely traumatized victims are still being detained in the Yarl’s Wood immigration detention center for indefinite periods. Read more The detention is in breach of new ...

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