Facebook's decisions to allow controversial posts by President Donald Trump established a "terrible precedent" that could allow the platform to be "weaponized to suppress voting," according to an external civil rights audit released on Wednesday. Conway G. Gittens has more.
World stocks ended four days of gains on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump cranked up simmering tensions with China by banning U.S. transactions with two popular Chinese apps, Tencent's WeChat and ByteDance's TikTok. Ciara Lee reports
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has said that the government’s plan for jobs aims to give the British public “new opportunities and fresh hope during an unquestionably difficult time”. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Rishi Sunak has said that the government “keep everything under constant review” when asked whether France could be added to the UK’s quarantine list. France has seen a spike in coronavirus cases in recent days, with new infections reaching a two-month high. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Rishi Sunak has said that he “sympathises with people’s frustrations” at seeing migrant boats crossing the English Channel. Report by Patelr. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The Queen and Prince Philip have been married over 70 years. Their enduring royal romance, built on love, respect and duty has stood the test of time. Report by Dessentjacksonl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
The University of Pennsylvania is an Ivy League school and is one of the oldest higher learning institutions in the United States. Now, it's offering learners the chance to access both the theoretical knowledge and practical tools to live a happier and more fulfilled life. What's more, Business Insider reports UPenn is doing it for free! The university is offering a series of five courses about positive psychology on Coursera. Anyone can take it and it's free to audit.
Ivy League school officials have said all sports are canceled until at least January. The move to scrap games and matches in the fall is due to coronavirus realities. It would be a challenge but the Ivy League could also move its football season to the spring of 2021. “You can’t move all the sports to the spring; the logistics don’t work." A spokesperson for The Ivy League Football, soccer, basketball, and cross country are all affected, reports Huffpo.
COO Sheryl Sandberg Says Facebook Will Work Harder to Curb Hate Speech The platform's Chief Operating Officer made the statement before a meeting with civil rights leaders. Sheryl Sandberg, via a blog..
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