Media

Brazil investigates Christmas Eve attack over Netflix show

Dec 26, 2019

A video on social media in Brazil shows three masked people claiming they carried out a gasoline bomb attack to protest a Christmas program on Netflix that some critics have described as blasphemous

Demonstrators besiege Pakistan newspaper 2nd time in a week

Dec 6, 2019

Dozens of protesters have briefly besieged the office of a well-known independent newspaper in Islamabad, chanting slogans against the editor and staff and setting fire to copies of the paper before fleeing

Former Israeli policewoman charged with shooting Palestinian

Nov 21, 2019

Former policewoman in Israel charged for allegedly shooting unarmed Palestinian in the back at West Bank checkpoint

Video of Arizona deputy restraining teen amputee spurs probe

Nov 16, 2019

Arizona prosecutors have dropped disorderly conduct charges against a 15-year-old quadruple amputee who was wrestled to the floor of a group home by a sheriff’s deputy

Performers wounded in knife attack on stage in Saudi Arabia

Nov 12, 2019

Performers wounded in a knife attack on stage in Saudi Arabia in the first such incident since the kingdom began loosening decades of restrictions on entertainment

Group says political misinformation on the rise on Facebook

Nov 6, 2019

An advocacy group tracking misinformation says it has found an increase in fake political news shared on Facebook ahead of the 2020 presidential elections

ABC says interview with Epstein accuser wasn't ready to air

Nov 5, 2019

ABC News is facing questions about its reluctance to air a sensitive story of alleged sexual misconduct after leaked video of a reporter complaining about how her bosses handled an interview with a Jeffrey Epstein accuser

Progressive group to spend $70M targeting Trump online

Nov 4, 2019

A progressive organization plans to spend more than $70 million targeting Donald Trump online, a move that comes amid worries that Democrats aren't doing enough to counter the president's massive ad spending on Facebook and Google

From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO on outs with Dems

Nov 4, 2019

From toast of town to toxic: Facebook CEO is on the outs with Democrats

Iconic Puerto Rican astrologer Walter Mercado dies at 88

Nov 3, 2019

Iconic Puerto Rican astrologer and television personality Walter Mercado has died

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