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In major policy change YouTube is now taking down more videos of known extremists

Google has confirmed a major policy shift in how it approaches extremist content on YouTube. A spokeswoman told us it has broadened its policy for taking down extremist content: Not just removing videos that directly preach hate or seek to incite violence but also removing other videos of named terrorists, unless the content is journalistic or educational in nature — ...

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Crooners-in-chief: Five times world leaders have shown off their singing skills (VIDEOS)

Guests were surprised to hear Rodrigo Duterte serenading US President Donald Trump with a folk song from his native Philippines at the ASEAN summit gala dinner Sunday – but it wasn’t the first time that seasoned politicians have shown off their musical chops. From Putin to Berlusconi, RT.com looks back on the world leaders who have shown off their singing ...

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Violence & chaos in Brussels after crowd 'cheers' Morocco World Cup qualification (VIDEOS, PHOTOS)

Published time: 12 Nov, 2017 19:43 Celebrations marking Morocco’s return to the World Cup finals turned violent in the Belgian capital, Brussels, with fans smashing windows, torching cars and scuffling with police, injuring 22 officers in the process. Morocco’s 2-0 away win over Cote d’Ivoire, which ensured a return to the World Cup finals for the first time in two ...

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Thousands join far-right march in Warsaw on Poland’s Independence Day (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Loud, racist and extreme-right activists have hijacked Poland’s Independence Day celebrations in Warsaw. United under the “We Want God” slogan, nationalist activists held banners which read “Death to the enemies of the homeland,” amongst others. The so-called ”Independence March,” to celebrate Poland’s rebirth as a nation in 1918, was organized partly by neo-fascist groups such as National-Radical Camp (ONR), the ...

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Oil pipeline explodes & bursts into flames in Bahrain (VIDEOS)

Published time: 10 Nov, 2017 21:54 A large explosion triggered a fire on an oil pipeline in Bahrain. The interior ministry said there were no casualties. Firefighters are at the scene working to bring the blaze under control. The ministry said an investigation is underway. An explosion caused a fire in an oil pipeline near Buri village. No injuries reported, ...

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YouTube implements new policy to flag inappropriate videos targeted at children

A New York Times piece and a subsequent Medium post this week highlighted an ongoing problem with YouTube Kids — bizarre and disturbing videos aimed at young children using key words and popular children’s characters. Now YouTube says it is putting in place a new process to age-restrict these types of videos in the main YouTube app. “Age-restricted content is automatically ...

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Catalonia chaos: Pro-independence rallies block 60 roads & stop trains (VIDEOS)

Published time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:24 Edited time: 8 Nov, 2017 15:58 Pro-independence protesters have brought Catalonia to a halt as part of a general strike to protest the imprisonment of the ousted Catalan leaders. Demonstrators blocked roads in over 60 places while train services were also at a standstill. The general strike caused traffic chaos from around six o’clock ...

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Robots are getting alarmingly better at human tasks (VIDEOS)

Published time: 7 Nov, 2017 23:39 Robots are upping their game when it comes to performing basic human tasks. However, if test footage is anything to go by, it’s still a long way before we see the doomsday AI scenario mooted by some experts. Recent video from the Robotics Systems Lab shows its robot, ANYmal, summoning an elevator – the ...

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Twitter carps on about Trump’s bizarre fish-feeding technique (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Published time: 6 Nov, 2017 10:01 A feeding frenzy has erupted on Twitter after Donald Trump was filmed lobbing a liberal amount of fish food into a koi pond In Japan. The US president is in Japan for meetings with the newly re-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The visit is part of a tour around Asia – Trump’s longest foreign ...

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Anonymous activists hold Million Mask March worldwide (VIDEOS)

Published time: 5 Nov, 2017 16:36 Anonymous activists are rallying across the globe on Guy Fawkes night for the annual Million Mask March, protesting against government corruption and calling for self-governance. The Anonymous movement has gathered every November 5 since 2012 to coincide with Bonfire Night, a commemoration of the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. Protesters usually wear masks depicting ...

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