Facebook considers a political ad ban for election, pleasing no one

Indian Express | 2020-07-13

Civil rights groups were swift in their criticism of a plan being weighed by Facebook Inc. to halt political advertising before the U.S. election, saying the ban would do little to address rampant hate speech and misinformation on the social network. An ad blackout could even exacerbate voter...

Ubisoft senior staff leave over sexual misconduct probe at French gaming giant

France24 | 2020-07-12

French gaming giant Ubisoft is parting ways with its creative director and two other executives and promising zero tolerance for “toxic" staff behavior following an internal investigation of misconduct and media reports of sexual harassment. In a statement released Sunday, Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot...

Disney World reopens as WHO urges virus caution

Gulf News | 2020-07-12

Orlando: Florida’s Walt Disney World theme park reopened Saturday in a state hard hit by the coronavirus, as the World Health Organization issued a fresh warning that countries should step up pandemic restrictions. Hundreds of people in face masks and some in red Mickey Mouse ears queued to enter...

Start-up city: Vietnam's young invest ideas in Ho Chi Minh

The Times of India | 2020-07-12

HO CHI MINH CITY: A tech-savvy population, a fast-growing economy, and the perks of being first in an emerging market -- Vietnamese entrepreneur Le Thanh saw the potential in booming Ho Chi Minh City for his start-up transforming coffee grounds into masks. The 35-year-old chemistry graduate worked...

Cambodia confirms 15 new imported COVID-19 cases, 156 in total

Xinhua | 2020-07-12

PHNOM PENH, July 12 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia on Sunday confirmed 15 new imported COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections in the country to...

To your good health — Fructose intolerance is, unfortunately, rarely diagnosed

The Signal | 2020-07-11

By Keith Roach, M.D. Signal Contributing Writer Dear Dr. Roach hat can you tell me about fructose intolerance and/or malabsorption? Is there a genetic predisposition to this? Can it develop later in life? What are the symptoms, and how is it diagnosed? What type of doctor can best make a diagnosis?...

Alexander Zverev teams up with David Ferrer as coach

Wtop | 2020-07-08

BERLIN (AP) — Alexander Zverev has hired David Ferrer as a coach on a trial basis, the seventh-ranked German said Wednesday. Zverev wrote on Instagram that he “could not be more excited to get to...

Organiser doubts Zverev will play in Berlin amid Kyrgios-Thiem spat

The Times of India | 2020-07-08

BERLIN: The organiser of a tournament in Berlin next week doubts under-fire will play at his event with the German at the centre of a war-of-words between and , who are also due in the line-up. "It is anything but certain that Alexander Zverev will play with us," the Berlin tournament...

Sevilla beat Mallorca to go a point from clinching Champions berth

La Prensa Latina | 2020-07-13

Seville, Spain, Jul 12 (efe-epa).- Sevilla beat Mallorca 2-0 here Sunday to move closer to securing Champions League play in 2020-2021, while the visitors saw their already slim chances of avoiding relegation all but disappear. After 36 matches, fourth-place Sevilla have 66 points, the same as...

José Mourinho targets Europa League after Tottenham edge past Arsenal

The Guardian | 2020-07-13

Spurs on course to finish above rivals for fourth year in row Manager says ‘it would not be bad’ to win third Europa League José Mourinho said he wants to secure Europa League qualification for Tottenham from the remaining games of the season after watching his team edge to a derby win over Arsenal....

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Japan, U.S. discussing jump in coronavirus cases at U.S. military bases

The Star | 2020-07-13

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TVNZ | 2020-07-13

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South China Morning Post | 2020-07-13

Mexico overtakes Italy to have world’s fourth-most coronavirus deaths

Live Mint | 2020-07-13

Mexico surpassed Italy in the number of Covid-19 deaths, and has become the world’s fourth-deadliest nation. Deaths rose by 276 to 35,006, according to data...

Exit Polls Show Poland’s Duda Leading in Presidential Runoff

Hamodia | 2020-07-13

A late exit poll for Poland’s presidential runoff Sunday showed the conservative, populist incumbent, Andrzej Duda, leading against the liberal,...

Official funeral of Seoul mayor Park Won-soon to take place online

The Observer | 2020-07-12

The official funeral for the mayor of Seoul will be held online this week because of coronavirus concerns, his funeral committee has said. The announcement...

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