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Twitter adds more anti-abuse measures focused on banning accounts, silencing bullying

Making good on its promises to more seriously tackle abuse on its network, Twitter this morning announced several more updates to its service aimed at silencing abusers, helping users better filter Twitter’s content, as well as making the abuse reporting process more transparent. The changes are now one of many Twitter has rolled out in the past few weeks....

City-centre homes – in pictures

Your consolation for committing £620,000 to a one-bedroom flat (a bargain in this postcode) is that you relieve yourself of high commuter costs. Not only is it beside Bank tube station in the heart of the City, it’s next to London’s newest cycle superhighway and close to the river and boat services. Just as well,...

Arvind Kejriwal promises hollow, Delhi plunges badly in its governance standards

Ever since Arvind Kejriwal took over the reigns, Delhi has performed badly in governance, therefore, affecting the quality of life for its residents. What happened to all those promises of making Delhi the best city? (Reuters) The survey on Indian cities conducted by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy, a non-profit organization, looks at 83 governance patterns to rank...

U.S. anti-Semitism spike raises alarm in local Jewish groups

Volunteers help during a cleanup effort at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University Cit after recent vandalism. Incidents like this one have the local Jewish community in “heightened sense of alert.” (Michael Thomas/Getty Images) After bomb threats targeting Jewish Community Centres and schools throughout the United States, as well as the desecration of multiple cemeteries, Jewish leaders in Vancouver...

Queens deputy chief, the third African-American woman to become NYPD captain, honored with Black History Month award

NYPD Patrol Borough Queens South Deputy Chief Kristel Johnson (l.) poses with her mother Verna Johnson Tuesday at the awards breakfast. Police Commissioner James O’Neill sang the praises of a pioneering NYPD deputy chief after she was honored Tuesday at a Black History Month awards breakfast. NYPD Patrol Borough Queens South Deputy Chief Kristel Johnson was among seven “ambassadors...

Apple dropping lightning for a USB-C port is a smart idea

You better get used to this port. Apple likes to rip the band-aid off cleanly. No half measures, just a sharp and briefly painful leap to the next thing. That’s how it was with the dearly departed 3.5 mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7 and that’s probably how it will be for the iPhone’s lightning port, which, if...

What The Country Needs To See In Tomorrow’s Digital Strategy

ASSOCIATED PRESS Our burgeoning digital economy is the largest in the world and growing at a rate we could hardly have expected even just half a decade ago. There are now more than one million employed in everything from tech start-ups in Sheffield to creative industries and our digital economy takes up an ever growing chunk of Britain’s entire...

WWE News: Matt Hardy May Not Be Able To Use Broken Gimmick If He Signs With WWE

Wrestling 0 0 0 WWE News: Matt Hardy May Not Be Able To Use Broken Gimmick If He Signs With WWE Andy Slawecki The biggest news in sports entertainment to come out of Monday was the bombshell that the Hardy Boyz would, definitively, not be re-signing...

Divided Republicans await guidance from Donald Trump

Republicans want to hear a clear vision of his plans for America, or, better yet, an endorsement of their plans House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, following a meeting with President Donald Trump inside. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON — Flailing and...

SpaceX to send two tourists around Moon in 2018

In this file photo, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk speaks at a press conference during the 67th International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico on September 27, 2016. Hector Guerrero/AFP MIAMI, USA – SpaceX said Monday, February 27, two private citizens have paid money to be sent around the Moon late next year, in what would mark the furthest humans...

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March on Washington and beyond: How women are resisting Donald Trump

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