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Twitter says it removed a search for “bisexual” in photos and news in error

Quite afewpeople were upset upon discovering Twitter had blocked the search for the word “bisexual” in photos and news earlier today. However, Twitter says the removal of search results for certain terms were “an error.” We’ve identified an error with search results for certain terms. We apologize for this. We’re working quickly to resolve & will update soon. — Twitter Support ...

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Saudi Arabia says it intercepts ballistic missile northeast of Riyadh

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 18:19 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 19:48 A ballistic missile launched from Yemen was intercepted northeast of Saudi Arabia’s capital, Riyadh, according to state media. There have also been reports of a loud explosion heard at the capital’s airport. The Saudi air force shot down the alleged weapon on Saturday, Al Arabiya reports, adding that ...

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Netflix says no House of Cards if Spacey stays, producers may kill his character

Published time: 4 Nov, 2017 03:28 Edited time: 4 Nov, 2017 03:32 Stream service Netflix says it is cutting all ties with actor Kevin Spacey, embroiled in a sex scandal, including dropping the hit series House of Cards if Spacey remains part of the cast. Netflix had already suspended the airing of House of Cards when initial allegations against Spacey ...

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Twitter says it has ‘implemented safeguards’ to prevent Trump account deactivation

President Trump’s Twitter account was deactivated on Thursday for 11 minutes at the hands of a rogue employee on their last day at the company. While many cheered the attempt at halting the controversial tweets, others expressed concern at the lack of control Twitter had over its own service. In a tweet on Friday, Twitter said it has “implemented safeguards ...

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‘Zero collusion’: Trump says Russia probe a disgrace, many ads ‘bad’ for him

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 07:39 US President Donald Trump has called the ongoing Congress investigation into alleged collusion with Russia during the 2016 presidential election “a disgrace.” Trump added that it was a bad thing for the US itself, and lashed out at US ‘fake news’. Democrats and Republicans in the Senate and the House had to admit that ...

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Trump says NY terrorist helped 23 others move to US, pushes to end migration lottery

Published time: 3 Nov, 2017 02:27 US President Donald Trump is invoking Tuesday’s terrorist attack in Manhattan to pass the RAISE Act, which would terminate the Diversity Visa Program. Central to that effort is President Trump’s claim that suspected terrorist Sayfullo Saipov brought 23 Uzbeks with him under the Diversity Visa Program after he immigrated to the US in 2010. ...

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Trans people ‘misunderstand and often regret’ sex-change surgery, says top fertility doctor

A fertility doctor has sparked outrage after claiming that sex-reassignment surgery is misunderstood and often regretted. The veteran scientist and television presenter said transgender patients are often left feeling “badly damaged” after surgery. Both men and women who have undergone the procedure have had to come to terms with the “horrendous” results of gender-reassignment surgery, Lord Robert Winston warned, as ...

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Egyptian lawyer says it’s ‘national duty’ to rape women in ripped jeans, sparking fury

Published time: 2 Nov, 2017 03:53 Egypt’s National Council for Women’s Rights (NCWR) is filing a report with the country’s prosecutor-general following televised remarks made by a controversial lawyer who said it was “a national duty” to rape women who wear ripped jeans. “Girls must respect themselves so others respect them. Protecting morals is more important than protecting borders,” lawyer ...

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Zuck says ad transparency regulation would be ‘very good if it’s done well’

Despite Facebook’s effort to rapidly self-regulate in the wake of Russian interference in the U.S. election using Facebook ads, CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he would support government regulation if implemented properly. Meanwhile, Facebook elevated its expense estimates for 2018 to fund security hiring. “We’re working with Congress on legislation to make advertising more transparent. I think this would be very ...

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Pope Francis admits taking nap while praying…but says God’s OK with it

Published time: 1 Nov, 2017 08:57 Edited time: 1 Nov, 2017 09:08 Pope Francis admitted he sometimes falls asleep during prayers, the 80-year-old head of the Catholic Church has revealed during an interview with a Catholic TV program. “When I pray, sometimes I fall asleep,” he said in the second episode of the ‘Pade nostro’(‘Our father’) program, which is scheduled ...

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