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'Subversive' Peppa Pig Gets the Chop on Chinese Internet

'Subversive' Peppa Pig Gets the Chop on Chinese Internet People have found that mentions of the #PeppaPig hashtag on Chinese video-sharing media app Douyin , are now being deleted by the censors on video sharing site Douyin . The cartoon isn't just popular among pre-school children, either - it's become somewhat of a cult figure among its young adults, who reportedly became drawn to the cartoon's darker social issues. [Full Article...]

Trump prepares for his own meeting with Kim Jong

Trump prepares for his own meeting with Kim Jong It was also reported that the leaders of the US and North Korea may conduct a meeting in Russian Federation. His remarks came as extracts from an interview with his new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo were released. Pompeo, the former Central Intelligence Agency director who was sworn in as the top US diplomat on Thursday, said his meeting with Kim was "a productive one" and that he left Pyong... [Full Article...]

Why Facebook asked users if posts contained hate speech

Why Facebook asked users if posts contained hate speech Some Facebook users were surprised to see "Does this post contain hate speech? " listed under every post on their feed Tuesday, including posts about dogs and memes about the start of May . As for hate speech, it is a problem across social media-on Twitter and YouTube, too-where the platforms walk a fine line between preventing abuse and restricting speech. [Full Article...]

The Duke of Cambridge signs Prince Louis' birth register

The Duke of Cambridge signs Prince Louis' birth register Taking into account his siblings Prince George and Princess Charlotte it will bring Kate and William's total parenting cost to £2.1 million ($3million). Little Louis was born at 11:01 a.m. on Monday, April 23, at St. Mary's Hospital in London , Kensington Palace announced on Twitter. "Along with many people around the globe, New Zealanders have witnessed and celebrated the joy that the Du... [Full Article...]

Lion mauls British wildlife park owner Mike Hodge at South African sanctuary

Lion mauls British wildlife park owner Mike Hodge at South African sanctuary Pictures shows Mr Hodge smiling in his hospital bed despite his injuries, with a friend telling The Sun that he is recovering from the dramatic ordeal. Harrowing footage obtained by News24 shows the moment of the lion attack, which occurred in a rural province bordering Botswana and Zimbabwe. The big cat's victim calls out for help in front of screaming bystanders before a number of gunshots... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump praises crew and passengers in Southwest flight drama

Donald Trump praises crew and passengers in Southwest flight drama Passenger Jennifer Riordan was partially sucked out of the plane when debris moving at high speeds blew out the window. The plane, a Boeing 737 bound from NY to Dallas with 149 people aboard, made an emergency landing in Philadelphia as passengers breathing through oxygen masks that dropped from the ceiling prayed and braced for impact. [Full Article...]

Mosque blasts kill at least 27 in northeast Nigeria

Mosque blasts kill at least 27 in northeast Nigeria Dozens of people were killed on Tuesday when two suicide bombers detonated their explosives at a mosque and a market in Mubi, northeast Nigeria , residents said. The statement said that the 56 injuried persons were on admission in hospital. In the run-up to a national election next year, insecurity has become a politically charged subject. [Full Article...]

UAE, Japan discuss bilateral relations

UAE, Japan discuss bilateral relations In a joint statement, Japan and the UAE praised growing trade between them. They also reiterated their commitment to diversify joint business ventures in the non-energy sector, and stressed the need to boost defense cooperation. received a 10-percent stake in Abu Dhabi's offshore Lower Zakum oilfield for 40 years after paying a fee of $600 million. He also took part in several other signings b... [Full Article...]

Danish man convicted under Malaysia's anti-fake news law for YouTube video

Danish man convicted under Malaysia's anti-fake news law for YouTube video Salah, who was not represented by an attorney, said he posted the video in a "moment of anger" but meant no harm. Pedestrians walk past a bullet-riddled wall at the scene where Palestinian scientist Fadi al-Batsh was gunned down in Kuala Lumpur on April 22. [Full Article...]

Tens of thousands of people across Turkey mark May Day

Tens of thousands of people across Turkey mark May Day While in some countries such as the USA, workers are celebrated in September on Labor Day , in countries such as Russian Federation and the UK, Labour Day is commemorated on May 1 , also known as May Day . But across the world, May 1 is also traditionally marked with strikes, parades and occasionally violent protests. The International Socialist Conference in 1889 declared that May 1 woul... [Full Article...]

Authorities try to find out who shot deer with arrows

Authorities try to find out who shot deer with arrows The OSP said in a Facebook post that a trooper responding to a report of a deer with an arrow stuck through its body went searching in the Shady Cove area of Jackson County on Friday and found two of the animals suffering from similar predicaments. [Full Article...]

Kavinder Gupta sworn in as new J&K Deputy CM

Kavinder Gupta sworn in as new J&K Deputy CM Jasrotiya, who was a party worker before he was picked up by the central leadership to contest the last election, has been awarded the cabinet minister's rank. The state can have a maximum of 25 ministers, which is consists of the chief minister, out of which 14 portfolios are with the PDP and the remaining are somehow with the party BJP. [Full Article...]

North Korea to shut down nuclear test site in May

North Korea to shut down nuclear test site in May Mr Trump is preparing for his own summit with North Korea , suggesting that it might be held in a truce village that straddles the border separating the two Koreas. The armistice was signed by the USA -led United Nations Command, Chinese forces and North Korea. South Korea says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss normalizing relations with Japan. [Full Article...]

Sao Paulo fire: Brazil building hit by huge inferno - people trapped inside

Sao Paulo fire: Brazil building hit by huge inferno - people trapped inside ET), according to a Sao Paulo Fire Department spokesman. Emergency workers were in touch with at least one person who was trapped atop the burning building, Euronews reported . A firefighter was among those wounded. Around 160 firefighters and 57 vehicles responded to the fire on Largo do Paissandu, a street in the downtown area of Brazil's largest city. [Full Article...]

Pashinyan nominated PM at Armenian parliament's session

Pashinyan nominated PM at Armenian parliament's session Party officials said over the weekend that Republican lawmakers would vote as a bloc, leaving uncertain prospects for Pashinian. Pashinyan, the leader of mass protests that forced Sarkisian from power in the impoverished Caucasus nation, is the only candidate for the post of prime minister. [Full Article...]

Israeli PM accuses Iran of cheating on agreement

Israeli PM accuses Iran of cheating on agreement Seizing Iran's nuclear programme archive could prove to be a deterrent to the Islamic Republic from striking Israel, a minister has claimed. As he returned from a trip to meet Netanyahu, Pompeo said much of the information they contained was new to American experts. [Full Article...]

Former Clinton Pollster: Mueller Investigations Look Like "Fruits Of A Poisonous Tree"

Former Clinton Pollster: Mueller Investigations Look Like Most recently, " Meet the Press " host Chuck Todd pressed Comey on the question Sunday morning on NBC. Nunes was criticized for being too close to the White House. "If that's the case, what did he plead guilty to?" "Comey said he did this for the express reason of hoping a special counsel would be appointed", Graham said of leaking the memos. [Full Article...]

UNSC team meets Suu Kyi over Rohingya

UNSC team meets Suu Kyi over Rohingya Hasina has sought continued and mounting pressure on Myanmar from UN Security Council members "so that they (Myanmar) take their citizens back to their country (and) that's what we want" as the high-powered team led by President Gustavo Adolfo Meza Cuadra met her. [Full Article...]

Severe storms forecast for area

Severe storms forecast for area A more common type of severe weather you'll often hear about is flash flooding, that is a rapid rise of water along a stream or low lying urban area, it gets it's name because it can happen in a flash! Again all modes of severe weather will be possible so be ready for anything. [Full Article...]

Roy Moore sues accusers over 'political conspiracy'

Roy Moore sues accusers over 'political conspiracy' Last year's special election between Moore, the Republican, and Democrat Doug Jones became dramatic when the female defendants publicly accused Moore of acting inappropriately toward them when they were teenagers while Moore was in his 30's. [Full Article...]


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