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Despite controversy, Logan Paul hasn’t done anything to be kicked off of YouTube

Despite the controversy surrounding YouTube celebrity Logan Paul (thanks to a string of videos exploiting an apparent suicide and tasering a rat), the young media personality hasn’t done anything to warrant being kicked off of the platform that made him a star. That’s according to chief executive Susan Wojcicki, who defended her company’s treatment of Paul’s video controversy on stage ...

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Putin: Russia still a world leader in sport despite Olympics situation

Russia still remains a world leader in sports and hosting global sports events despite the ongoing doping scandal surrounding the nation, President Vladimir Putin said. “Despite the situation surrounding national sport in the current Olympic cycle, Russia undoubtedly remains a leader of world sport and in the organization of major sports events,” Putin said, TASS reported. Read more Speaking at ...

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15 Russians not invited to Olympics despite doping ban repeal

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has refused to invite 13 Russian athletes and two coaches to the 2018 Winter Olympics, despite their lifetime bans being overturned earlier by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). In a statement released Monday, the IOC says its Invitation Review Panel ruled unanimously to decline requests for Olympic invitations for a list of 15 athletes ...

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‘We are going to win:’ Trump can't do anything about FBI despite GOP memo – former CIA official

The FBI need not worry despite the release of the GOP memo alleging the FBI’s surveillance abuse against Donald Trump, because the Bureau has been in the game much longer than the current president, says an ex-CIA analyst. “I know how this game is going to be played. We are going to win,” Philip Mudd, a former CIA analyst told ...

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Despite US denial, nuclear posture review revolves around Russia

Though US officials argued the new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) does not revolve around Russia, concerns about Moscow’s nuclear arsenal absolutely dominate the document. “This not a Russia-centric NPR,” said Anita Friedt, acting Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, at a Pentagon media conference Friday. Yet, the document mentions Russia 127 times. In comparison, there are ...

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Mobile delivers high exit multiples despite broader market slowdown

Jason RowleyContributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor: Did the tide of global VC start to turn in Q4 2017? Where and why venture capitalists invest close to home In the world of mobile apps, numbers come in two sizes: big and bigger. More than one billion people use Facebook’s mobile ...

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More teens eating Tide Pods despite warnings, as meme earns commercial appeal

YouTube and Facebook have been desperately trying to stop kids from participating in a popular new trend that involves eating laundry detergent, but it’s not working. Now, some businesses are taking advantage of the phenomenon. Earlier this week, the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) issued a “high alert” warning that said the trend of teens intentionally ingesting Tide ...

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Exclusive: UKIP leader admits he loves ex-girlfriend despite racist comments

UKIP leader Henry Bolton has admitted, exclusively to RT, that he is still in love with his former partner Jo Marney, despite the on-off couple facing a massive backlash over her racist comments. Bolton told Sam Delaney, host of RT’s talk show News Thing, that there are still “deep feelings there,” while denying the couple were still an item. “The ...

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Student ‘stabbed to death by Tinder date’ despite reporting fears to police

A student who was seeking love on dating app Tinder was stabbed to death in her car, shortly after sending texts saying she was “looking over her shoulder” and reporting her fears to the police. Molly McLaren, 23, sent a WhatsApp message to friends expressing fears for her safety after she broke up with Joshua Stimpson, 26, who she had ...

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