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Global Media Facebook to tighten ad targeting after antisemitic 'fail', says Sheryl Sandberg
Author: 0 Facebook to tighten ad targeting after antisemitic 'fail', says Sheryl Sandberg

Non-approved targeting categories includes anything that attacks people based on race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, sex, gender or gender identity, or disabilities or diseases. Sandberg reaffirmed that content that goes against Facebook's community standards, including anything that directly attacks people based on their race, ethnicity, national origin, religious affiliation or sexual orientation among others, can not be used to target ads.

Global Media Arrested Cornell Student Apologizes for 'Unacceptable and Inappropriate' Language
Author: 0 Arrested Cornell Student Apologizes for 'Unacceptable and Inappropriate' Language

Police are investigating the incident, in which four or five white males allegedly shouted racial slurs at a black student, which then led to a physical confrontation, according to The Cornell Daily Sun . The university is investigating whether those students were connected to the now unaffiliated Psi Upsilon fraternity. Greenwood's attorney Raymond Schlather claims that his client "was in no way involved in any physical altercation of any kind".

Global Media Backed Forces Liberated 90% of Raqqa from Jihadists
Author: 0 Backed Forces Liberated 90% of Raqqa from Jihadists

That allowed the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) to take control of 90% of the city. "This is the first time that our forces have launched a military campaign on this front", the General Command of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Global Media If Melania Wants To Fight Bullying, She Should Start With Her Husband
Author: 0 If Melania Wants To Fight Bullying, She Should Start With Her Husband

Mission to the United Nations in NY. "And as we all know, the future of every nation rests with the promise of their young people". Her speech , which lasted seven minutes, did not include any clear policy prescriptions or a push for any specific program, though she said she plans to follow up with social media leaders and educators on the topic.

Global Media Trump to make United Nations debut with speech offering warmth to allies
Author: 0 Trump to make United Nations debut with speech offering warmth to allies

She said that the USA wanted to be responsible and go through all diplomatic means to get the North's attention first, but if that doesn't work, Defense Secretary James Mattis will take care of it. "For all the breathless talk of China exerting influence around the globe", Barr said, "we're curiously asked to believe that their hands are tied for a small, economically dependent nation next door".

Global Media After new North Korea missile test, U.S. says has military options
Author: 0 After new North Korea missile test, U.S. says has military options

On September 3, the North conducted its most powerful-ever nuclear test, which many believe to be the detonation of an H-bomb. Last month, North Korea fired an intermediate range missile that also flew over Hokkaido into the ocean. Mattis said the US and Japan did not shoot it down because it did not pose a direct threat to either nation. "These repeated provocations on the part of North Korea are impermissible and we protest in the strongest words", Yoshihide Suga, Japan's top government ...

Global Media HHS Secretary Tom Price took five private jets for official business
Author: 0 HHS Secretary Tom Price took five private jets for official business

That was followed by news that on the same day Price's broker bought upwards of $90,000 worth of stock in six pharmaceutical companies on his behalf, Price "arranged to call a top USA health official, seeking to scuttle a controversial rule that could have hurt the firms' profits and driven down their share prices".

Global Media Climate change forecasts exaggerated by faulty models
Author: 0 Climate change forecasts exaggerated by faulty models

Confusion around the agreement may even have put climate change in the news more than the string of hurricanes that have battered the Caribbean and southern United States in recent weeks, the strengths of which can be linked to rising temperatures and sea levels.

Global Media On Gaza return, Hamas leader reiterates call for reconciliation
Author: 0 On Gaza return, Hamas leader reiterates call for reconciliation

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gives a speech during a meeting of Palestinian leadership in the West Bank city of Ramallah on July 21, 2017, during which he announced freezing all contacts with Israel. Hamas, meanwhile, has instructed its officials to be positive and hand over senior posts to the Abbas government. "He's prepared to burn the Gaza Strip to the ground and watch everyone inside it starve in order to obtain this unconditional surrender".

Global Media Ryanair provides update on flight cancellations
Author: 0 Ryanair provides update on flight cancellations

The root cause of the massive flight cancellation was because Ryanair had a change in the system on how they organized their holiday year, which resulted in a pile of pending staff leaves that need to be taken. A Ryanair spokesman said: "Full EU261 notifications have been sent to all customers and we'll continue to comply fully with all EU261 legislation".

Global Media 1 student shot, 1 arrested at central IL high school
Author: 0 1 student shot, 1 arrested at central IL high school

As a precaution, all schools in Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 are under a "soft lockdown". Police say the suspect, a male student, is in custody. Local media reported that police cleared the high school room by room and students were bused to a nearby elementary school to meet their parents. Further information was not immediately available.

Global Media Hillary Clinton criticizes Trump's United Nations speech, mocks 'manspreading' Putin
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton criticizes Trump's United Nations speech, mocks 'manspreading' Putin

Of Russian President Vladimir Putin , Clinton said she thinks he doesn't like democracy, doesn't like the USA and "wants to undermine how we see each other". She added that the fact she's a woman "does seem to get him agitated", making fun of Putin for manspreading during a meeting. It might not be the worst thing Vladimir Putin has done, or even to Hillary Clinton , but justice has to start somewhere.

Global Media Scott should keep demanding better for seniors in nursing homes
Author: 0 Scott should keep demanding better for seniors in nursing homes

While it's reasonable to discuss logistics, no Floridian should fear dying in the heat in one of these facilities because the electricity goes out and there is no air conditioning following a hurricane. Temperatures in the home climbed after Hurricane Irma knocked a tree into the transformer that powered the facility's air conditioning, according to Broward County officials.

Global Media Oklahoma City police officer shoots, kills man holding stick
Author: 0 Oklahoma City police officer shoots, kills man holding stick

During a press conference ― footage of which was shared online by KOCO 5 News ― a reporter noted the slain man had been identified by several locals as deaf. They confronted a man standing near the vehicle holding a stick, who did not respond to their warnings. Jolie Guebara said Wednesday that she didn't know her neighbor's name, but that he used notes to communicate with her and her husband and often carried the stick when he walked at night.

Global Media Dozens of states sign nuke weapons ban treaty at UN
Author: 0 Dozens of states sign nuke weapons ban treaty at UN

The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons , otherwise known as the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty, is the first legally-binding global agreement that would comprehensively prohibit nuclear weapons, with the utmost aim of leading towards the whole elimination of nuclear weapons.

Global Media Robert Mueller's investigators interviewed Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing the Russian Federation investigation
Author: 0 Robert Mueller's investigators interviewed Rod Rosenstein, who is overseeing the Russian Federation investigation

Since then, administration lawyers have been scouring White House emails and asking officials whether they have other documents or notes that may pertain to Mueller's requests. He was insane, a real nut job", Trump said, according to a document obtained by the Times at the time". Mueller's office has provided a list of documents requested from the White House counsel's office, a legal source says.

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