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Facebook suspended Israeli PM's campaign chatbot for hate speech

Facebook has suspended a chatbot linked to the official account of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, after it posted a message that said Israel's Arab polit...

Facebook suspended Israeli PM's campaign chatbot for hate speech

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Netanyahu denies writing message that caused Facebook to sanction his page's chatbot over hate speech Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has denied writing a message that caused Facebook to sanction his page for a violation of its hate speech policy....
18:48, 09/12/2019

Myanmar army chief's Twitter account suspended over anti-Rohingya hate speech Min Aung Hlaing claims his army did not use excessive force when 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar in 2017A Myanmar army general accused of masterminding genocide against the country’s Muslim Rohingya peo...
08:12, 05/16/2019

Facebook Fined $2.3 Million By Germany Under Hate Speech Law (BERLIN) — German authorities say they have issued Facebook with a 2 million-euro ($2.3 million) fine under a law designed to combat hate speech. The Federal Office for Justice said Tuesday that...
16:00, 07/02/2019

Facebook to help French police crack down on hate speech Facebook is agreeing to help French police identify hate speech suspects, in what the French government is celebrating as a global first.       ...
19:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook fined $2.3 million under Germany’s new hate speech law The Federal Office for Justice said the social networking company had failed to meet transparency requirements for its handling of hate speech complaints....
18:24, 07/02/2019

In a first, Facebook will hand over hate speech data to France Facebook has agreed to hand over identifying information on French users suspected of using hate speech on its platform, making it the first deal of its kind between the social media giant and a gover...
15:36, 06/26/2019

Facebook bans several people cited for hate speech After years of pressure to crack down on hate and bigotry, Facebook has banned Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones and other extremists, saying they violated its ban on “dangerous individuals.” (M...
03:48, 05/04/2019

Facebook penalises Netanyahu page over hate speech violation Israeli PM has denied writing inflammatory post about ‘Arabs who want to destroy us all’Facebook has suspended a chatbot on Benjamin Netanyahu’s official page after it breached hate speech policy by s...
22:12, 09/12/2019

Some Facebook content reviewers will focus solely on hate speech Facebook isn't just interested in cracking down on fake accounts. While discussing the firm's latest Community Standards Enforcement Report, company VP Justin Osofsky revealed during a call...
20:48, 05/23/2019

Germany fines Facebook $2.3 million for violation of hate speech law German officials issued a 2 million euro ($2.3 million) fine to Facebook Tuesday, accusing the company of violating the country’s new hate speech law....
21:36, 07/02/2019

Germany fines Facebook for underreporting hate speech complaints The US social media giant has been found guilty of failing to fully report the number of complaints it received, in clear violation of German transparency laws. Facebook may appeal the ruling, saying ...
22:36, 07/02/2019

Facebook Agrees to Hand Over Hate Speech Data to French Courts France just scored what it’s characterizing as a major victory in the battle to curb online hate speech—one that potentially carries significant implications for privacy and free speech online. Read m...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Facebook will share data on hate speech suspects with French courts Facebook is handing over identifying information to French courts on people suspected of using hate speech on its social network. "This is huge news, it means that the judicial process will be able to...
20:00, 06/25/2019

France seeks handle on Facebook algorithms to help combat hate speech French authorities should have more access to Facebook's algorithms and greater scope to audit the social media company's internal policies against hate speech, a report commissioned by President Emma...
18:24, 05/10/2019

Facebook's Zuckerberg hails French hate speech plan as EU model Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg hailed on Friday France's efforts to regulate hateful content online as a model for the European Union after meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris....
18:48, 05/10/2019

Facebook Pilots Anti-Hate Speech Moderation Team Because, Y'know, All the Nazis and Stuff Four million. That’s the number of pieces of content on Facebook that the platform claims it took action against for containing hate speech from January to March this year, according to its most recen...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Swedish court fines Facebook group admin for failing to delete hate speech Patrik Markström, an administrator of the Facebook group “Stå Upp För Sverige” (Stand Up For Sweden), has been fined by a Swedish court for not regulating and deleting eight “grossly offensive comment...
15:36, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tu...
22:24, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts - minister Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France's minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday, adding the ...
17:00, 06/25/2019

Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos banned from Facebook, Instagram over hate speech rules The company said Thursday that it has also banned Louis Farrakhan, Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson and Laura Loomer, along with Alex Jones’ site, Infowars....
22:00, 05/02/2019

Facebook Bans Far-Right Figures Including Alex Jones for Violating Hate Speech Policies (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. said it’s banning a number of controversial far-right figures, including Alex Jones, Milo Yiannopoulos and Laura Loomer, for violating the social-media company&...
22:00, 05/02/2019

| Trump - Iran threats | Facebook IDs hate speech suspect: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump says Iran still takes threats seriously | Exclusive: Facebook to ID French hate speech suspects; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH....
07:36, 06/26/2019

Facebook bans Louis Farrakhan, Alex Jones, more for ‘dangerous’ behavior and hate speech Facebook is also removing fan pages, and groups affiliated with these individuals: Paul Nehlen, Paul Joseph Watson, Laura Loomer and others.        ...
00:12, 05/03/2019

Facebook while black: Users call it getting 'Zucked,' say talking about racism is censored as hate speech Black Facebook users complain they can't talk about racism without being censored for hate speech. Civil rights groups want Facebook to fix it.        ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

YouTube to Remove Thousands of Channels, Ban Hate Speech and Supremacist Content in Order to 'Tackle Hate' For better or worse, the digital age has allowed anyone with an iPhone or a high-speed Internet connection to express their thoughts, opinions or share their abysmal music to millions of people throug...
21:36, 06/05/2019

Facebook messaging app unification bodes well for chatbot makers Tighter integration between Facebook’s messaging apps, including on the desktop and via Portal, are forthcoming. How will that affect chatbot makers?Read More...
23:48, 05/05/2019

UPDATE 1-Facebook briefly blocks Netanyahu chatbot on election day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
18:24, 09/17/2019

Facebook Blocks Israel PM Benjamin Netanyahu's Chatbot On Election Day Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at Facebook on Tuesday after the social network blocked a "chatbot" from his right-wing Likud party's account for violating election day rules....
07:36, 09/18/2019

U.N. targets hate speech with new strategy U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday unveiled a new strategy to confront hate speech, which he warned was a precursor to the Holocaust, and genocides in Bosnia, Cambodia and Rwanda....
23:12, 06/18/2019

Judo: Iran suspended after pressurising fighter not to face Israeli Iran was suspended from international competition by the International Judo Federation (IJF) on Wednesday for putting pressure on one of its fighters to withdraw from the world judo championships to a...
20:12, 09/18/2019

Judo: Iran suspended after pressurizing fighter not to face Israeli Iran was suspended from international competition by the International Judo Federation (IJF) on Wednesday for putting pressure on one of its fighters to withdraw from the world judo championships to a...
17:48, 09/18/2019

Germany: Former SS soldier charged with hate speech Karl M. was an SS member complicit in the murder of over 80 people in France in 1944. He had disputed whether the Nazis murdered six million Jews in the Holocaust....
18:00, 07/24/2019

YouTube Said It Was Getting Serious About Hate Speech. Why Is It Still Full of Extremists? Last month, YouTube announced a site-wide change to its hate speech policy, saying it would no longer tolerate videos promoting Nazism, white supremacy, or any other content “alleging that a group is ...
16:36, 07/25/2019

Principal accused of copying Kutcher speech is suspended A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days....
11:00, 06/12/2019

Germany: Dozens of raids over online hate speech Police have said they carried out searches in 13 federal states over crimes like incitement and the use of banned symbols. Authorities have struggled to enforce Germany's strict hate speech laws on so...
12:36, 06/06/2019

Teach Your Kids How to Respond to Hate Speech Online The main thing that’s keeping me from allowing my eight-year-old son to join all his friends on popular online multiplayer games isn’t a fear that he’s going to give personal information away to cree...
17:36, 05/14/2019

YouTube removes far-right teen’s account over hate speech Google-owned YouTube has taken down the account of a teenage creator after she posted a video that seemed to call for violence against LGBT people. The video from Soph, a far-right YouTuber known for ...
15:12, 08/07/2019

UN launches plan to combat escalating hate speech Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is launching a plan to combat hate speech and counter what he calls “a groundswell of xenophobia, racism and intolerance, violent misogyny, anti-Semitism and anti-Mu...
00:24, 06/19/2019

YouTube will remove some hate speech and conspiracy videos YouTube has updated its hate speech policy to ban more types of videos from its platform. They explicitly include those promoting or glorifying Nazi ideology or deny that certain events including the ...
22:24, 06/05/2019

Macron says U.S. did not join charter against online hate speech The United States did not sign up to a charter against online hate speech at the G7 summit for legal reasons, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday after the end of the meeting....
19:24, 08/26/2019

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ hum...
21:24, 08/02/2019

Principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher speech is suspended PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A West Virginia, principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school’s graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days. The News and S...
14:24, 06/12/2019

Try Again, Twitter: New Religious Hate Speech Policy Leaves Much to Be Desired It’s not exactly a secret that Twitter has hate speech and harassment problems, though the lengths CEO Jack Dorsey has gone to dismiss the abusive antics and incendiary rhetoric that fester on the pop...
00:12, 07/12/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homophobic statements....
21:48, 05/13/2019

Gamers are often the victims of stalking, prejudice hate speech, study says A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in games.      ...
13:24, 07/25/2019

Gamers are often the victims of stalking, prejudice and hate speech, study says A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in games.      ...
14:24, 07/25/2019

YouTube purges 17,000 hate speech channels after policy change YouTube this week issued an update on its efforts to remove hate speech from its platform — and it would appear it’s managed to make some headway. It claims to have removed over 100,000 videos and 17,...
00:24, 09/05/2019

YouTube's channel removals soar following hate speech crackdown YouTube's tougher stance on hate speech has led it to culling much, much more conent than it has in the past. The Google-owned video service has revealed that it removed over 17,000 channels and...
19:24, 09/03/2019

Rugby chief suggests quoting Bible is hate speech Australian rugby star Israel Folau hit back after the organization that sacked him for posting a Bible verse suggested parts of the Holy Book are a problem....
19:12, 07/09/2019

Twitter revises rules on hate speech targeting religions Twitter has technically banned hate speech based on religion before, but it should now be easier for the company to clamp down on that behavior. The social site has updated its rules to require the d...
18:12, 07/09/2019

Joy Behar asks why Trump can't be charged with 'hate speech' after rally "The View" host Joy Behar took her anti-Trump talk to another level on Thursday, posing the possibility of the president being charged with hate speech in the wake of Wednesday's controversial rally....
03:48, 07/19/2019

New Zealand MP gets security cover after threats over hate speech debate A New Zealand lawmaker was given a security escort on Tuesday after threats against her by white supremacists opposed to her views on hate speech, a rare precaution in a country where politicians ming...
12:24, 05/21/2019

Hafiz Saeed's Brother-In-Law Arrested In Pakistan For Hate Speech Jamaat-ud-Dawa leader and Mumbai terror attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed's brother-in-law Hafiz Abdur Rehman Makki has been arrested for hate speech and criticising the Pakistan government, police said.....
16:48, 05/15/2019

‘Deport Hate.’ Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia ang...
12:12, 07/31/2019

Sri Lanka readies laws to curb hate speech, false news COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s government will introduce laws to curb hate speech and false news that threaten ethnic reconciliation and national security, in the aftermath of Easter bomb...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the isl...
21:36, 08/04/2019

France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
03:48, 08/25/2019

YouTube flip-flops on Steven Crowder hate-speech decision Following a considerable amount of public shaming, YouTube announced today that it will no longer allow controversial conservative commentator Steven Crowder to monetize videos on his channel. The dec...
22:24, 06/05/2019

2 Complaints Filed In Courts Accusing Akbaruddin Owaisi Of "Hate Speech" Two complaints were filed against AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi in courts in Hyderabad and Karimnagar, accusing him of making "hate" speech last month....
15:00, 08/02/2019

France Will Debate a Bill to Stop Online Hate Speech. What’s at Stake? The plan, which is up for discussion in Parliament this week, would make it mandatory for online platforms to remove hateful content in less than 24 hours. Critics worry about censorship....
20:00, 07/01/2019

Beto O'Rourke wants to hold internet companies liable for hate speech If some politicians have their way, internet companies might be held responsible for hate that exists on their platform. Presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has proposed amending the Communicat...
21:48, 08/17/2019

French lawmakers pass draft law targeting online hate speech France's National Assembly approved a draft bill on Friday which would require social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter to remove any hateful content within 24 hours....
19:24, 07/05/2019

YouTube Changes Hate Speech Policies, Prohibiting White Supremacist Videos (SAN FRANCISCO) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more...
22:36, 06/05/2019

YouTube Just Can't Stop Mumbling Nonsense About Its Harassment and Hate Speech Policy YouTube has not had an easy go of it over the last 24 hours. Right in the middle of LGBT Pride Month, the platform responded to Vox Media host Carlos Maza’s claims that right-wing YouTube host Steven ...
19:00, 06/06/2019

End ‘political opportunism’ that’s letting hate speech flourish, urges top UN genocide official With murderous attacks against religious institutions on the rise, leaders across the world need to do more to end “political opportunism” and policies which allow hate speech and violent extremism to...
20:12, 05/01/2019

‘Deport Hate.’ Muslim Virginia Lawmaker Heckles Trump During Jamestown Speech (JAMESTOWN, Va.) — A heckler who interrupted a speech by President Donald Trump during Tuesday’s commemoration of 400 years of American democracy is a new Muslim lawmaker from Virginia ang...
05:48, 07/31/2019

UPDATE 1-France says social media platforms will still sign hate speech pledge France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate speech despite a last-minute delay....
23:00, 08/24/2019

In Christchurch, UN chief calls for tolerance, solidarity to extinguish ‘wildfire’ of hate speech On a three-day visit to New Zealand, UN Secretary-General António Guterres paid his respects to the victims of the horrific mosque attacks in Christchurch, where dozens of Muslims were gunned down in ...
07:12, 05/14/2019

On visit to New Zealand mosque, U.N. chief vows to combat growing hate speech United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres aims to draw up a global plan to fight a rising tide of hate speech, he said on Tuesday, during a visit to a New Zealand mosque where dozens of worshi...
09:36, 05/14/2019

India Calls For Multi-Stakeholder Engagement To Tackle Hate Speech Online Voicing concern over the use of social media by terrorists to radicalise young people, India has called for a multi-stakeholder engagement, including lasting commitment from technology companies on......
14:48, 06/28/2019

Religious freedom push must be matched with hate speech protection, LGBTQI advocates say Equality Australia is concerned new laws could override state legislation that protects minority groups against vilificationA government push to prevent “indirect” religious discrimination needs to be...
13:36, 07/08/2019

French lawmakers vote to target online hate speech in draft bill Social media giants such as Facebook and Twitter would be required to remove any hateful content within 24 hours under a draft bill approved by France's National Assembly on Friday....
20:12, 07/05/2019

South African court likens display of apartheid-era flag to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court on Wednesday restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination....
22:36, 08/21/2019

Christian preacher accused of hate speech wins £2,500 payout from Met for wrongful arrest A preacher who was halted from expressing his Christian views and driven four miles away by police has been awarded a £2,500 payout for wrongful arrest, it was reported today....
13:00, 07/28/2019

French online hate speech bill aims to wipe out racist trolling Abuse on social networks pushes MP to draw up law that could be copied across EuropeFrance’s tough new law against online hatred aims to wipe out racist and homophobic trolling on social networks and ...
17:00, 06/29/2019

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Ame...
16:48, 08/17/2019

YouTube bans neo-Nazi and Holocaust-denial videos in push against hate speech Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Getty / Aurich Lawson) YouTube today expanded its hate-speech policy to ban more white supremacist videos, such as those that promote Nazi ideology. The site is also banni...
03:36, 06/06/2019

YouTube's Efforts to Scrub Hate Speech Spawn Vicious Reaction Online YouTube’s steps this week to block hate-based and conspiracy-mongering videos have sparked a backlash online, according to social-media intelligence firm Storyful....
09:24, 06/07/2019

Republican host city Charlotte condemns hate speech after Donald Trump rally The North Carolina city that will host the 2020 Republican convention next summer has passed a resolution condemning hate speech, after a campaign rally led by President Donald Trump generated controv...
20:00, 07/23/2019

Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech An independent United Nations expert called on Monday for immediate action to end discrimination and combat racist rhetoric against Roma, Europe’s largest minority group. ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

YouTube will remove more white supremacist and hoax videos, a more aggressive stance on hate speech Youtube will remove false videos alleging that major events like the Holocaust didn’t happen, as well as a broad array of content by white supremacists and others in a move to more aggressively crack ...
22:48, 06/05/2019

Google CEO defends YouTube amid hate speech controversies: 'It's a hard societal problem' Google CEO Sundar Pichai defended his company's efforts to cleanse YouTube of hate speech and misinformation as growing controversies continue to roil the popular video-sharing platform....
18:24, 06/10/2019

Israeli disinformation campaign targeted Nigerian election A U.S. think tank that analyzes misinformation online has found that an Israel-based influence campaign busted by Facebook had stumped for the winning candidate in the February 2019 Nigerian president...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Israeli PM infuses campaign with anti-media incitement Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off the unofficial start of his new election campaign with a move straight out of his old playbook: attacking the media and pandering to his nationalist base...
19:24, 09/01/2019

To Curb Hate Speech Online, Beto O'Rourke Says Hold the Platforms Hosting That Shit Responsible Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants to stem the spread of hate speech on the internet after several recent mass shootings, including one in O’Rourke’s hometown of El Paso earlier this month, ha...
08:48, 08/19/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: hate speech, dementia, Libya and Yemen, human rights in Brazil and Lebanon This Tuesday, we cover: the UN chief in New Zealand’s Christchurch calls for end to hate speech; how a healthy lifestyle can prevent dementia; updates on fighting in Libya and Yemen; the human rights ...
22:00, 05/14/2019

YouTube Bans Anti-Nazi Documentary From 1938 For Violating Hate Speech Policy [Updated] “Inside Nazi Germany” is one of the most important anti-Nazi documentaries in history. First released on January 20, 1938, the 15-minute movie became one of the first explicitly anti-Nazi newsreels to...
01:00, 08/31/2019

South Africa Bans ‘Gratuitously’ Displaying Apartheid-Era Flag, Will Be Considered Punishable Hate Speech South Africa’s Equality Court has banned flying the country’s apartheid-era flag, saying that “gratuitous” displays of the flag are acts of hate speech and racial discrimination....
14:12, 08/23/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: Combating hate speech, DR Congo, antimicrobial resistance, peacekeeping, #ActNow for our planet This Tuesday, top stories include: the UN’s war on hate speech; a surge in ethnic violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo; the ‘invisible pandemic’ of antimicrobial resistance; UN peacekeepin...
23:24, 06/18/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: drug-resistant diseases, Venezuelan refugees, fighting in Tripoli, and hate speech Top stories this Monday includes: 10 million people could die every year due to the rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria; 300,000 Venezuelan children in Colombia need humanitarian aid;  civilians con...
19:36, 04/29/2019

Hate speech ‘on notice’ as UN chief launches new plan to ‘identify, prevent and confront’ growing scourge United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has declared war on hate speech, telling Member States on Tuesday, that we all need to “do better at looking out for each other”....
22:12, 06/18/2019

South Africa bans deliberate display of apartheid-era flag after court rules it amounts to hate speech South Africa’s Equality Court severely restricted the display of the country’s old apartheid-era flag after ruling Wednesday that it constitutes hate speech and racial discrimination....
21:00, 08/22/2019

Solskjaer demands action over Pogba Twitter hate campaign "Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says action must be taken to prevent the kind of hate campaign which Paul Pogba has suffered on Twitter."...
16:36, 08/23/2019

Hate campaign spending? Gillibrand's 'democracy dollars' would put it on steroids Presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., has a new plan to tackle money in politics: Create a subsidy for political candidates so lavish that they can raise “exponentially higher” amoun...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Trump energy speech in Pennsylvania sounded more like a campaign rally The president spoke for more than an hour, meandering between his prepared remarks and a campaign-style speech listing grievances and currying votes....
03:48, 08/14/2019

Trump's big show on July 4: patriotic speech or campaign rally? President Donald Trump plans a speech at the Lincoln Memorial and a possible Air Force One flyover for an amped-up Independence Day celebration in Washington, drawing criticism that he wants to transf...
23:48, 06/19/2019

Toxic Speech Floods Australian Campaign. Here’s Why Some See Signs of Hope. Hateful commentary, mostly dug up from politicians’ social media feeds, has toppled at least six candidates for Parliament. Shameful? A sign of progress? Or both?...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Beto O’Rourke set to return to campaign trail with ‘major’ speech Beto O’Rourke will mark his return to the presidential campaign trail by giving a “major address” Thursday in his hometown of El Paso, Texas — the scene of a mass shooting that...
21:48, 08/14/2019

Conleth Hill of ‘Game of Thrones’ says reaction to Season 8 was a ‘media-led hate campaign’ The Lord Varys actor addressed some of the controversy surrounding an interview he conducted about the harshly received finale season of 'Game of Thrones' at Comic-Con 2019....
21:48, 07/22/2019

Warren Ratchets Up Trump Impeachment Campaign With Blistering Senate Speech Sen. Elizabeth Warren followed up her recent statements made on the 2020 campaign trail and social media, and used her time on the Senate floor on Tuesday to double-down on her call to begin impeachme...
19:48, 05/07/2019

Biden campaign trail speech to assail Trump's foreign policies Looking to steady his presidential campaign after a debate performance against other Democratic contenders that hurt him in public opinion polls, Joe Biden will seek to play to his strengths on Thursd...
12:24, 07/11/2019

Rocket siren, warning of attack from Gaza, forces Netanyahu off stage at campaign rally: Israeli TV Bodyguards rushed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu off the stage at an election campaign rally in southern Israel on Tuesday after sirens warning of a possible rocket attack from Gaza sounded, Israel...
21:24, 09/10/2019

While Social Media Giants Struggle to Police Hate Speech and Divisive Rhetoric, This Knitting Site Just Banned Posts Supporting the Trump Administration Ravelry, a popular social network and online community for knitters and other needleworkers, has banned posts in support of President Donald Trump, saying his administration is “undeniably&rdquo...
00:36, 06/25/2019

Campaign Aides Let the UAE Screen Trump's 'America First' Energy Speech, Made Changes at Their Request Aides to now-President Donald Trump let senior United Arab Emirates officials look at and edit a 2016 campaign trail speech in which he laid out his “America First” energy policy, ABC News reported on...
08:36, 07/30/2019

In Scranton, College Students Give High Marks to Biden’s First Campaign Speech While Mr. Biden spoke in Pittsburgh, students in his hometown watched from a conference room. By and large, they defied his low polling with young voters....
10:12, 04/30/2019

Pete Willsman suspended from Labour Party after Jeremy Corbyn ally 'blames Israeli embassy for anti-semitism row' Labour was engulfed in a new storm today after a senior ally of Jeremy Corbyn was suspended for accusing the Israeli embassy of "whipping up" complaints about anti-Semitism....
16:12, 05/31/2019

Biden campaign pays former Clinton and Obama speech coach the day after rough debate performance The Biden team's second quarter Federal Election Commission filing shows that the campaign wrote a check to a firm run by Michael Sheehan, who was known as the "man behind the curtain" during Bil...
20:24, 07/16/2019

Jeremy Corbyn accuses Donald Trump of spreading 'hate' as he makes speech at London demonstration Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accused Donald Trump of spreading "hatred" and "racism" while speaking at a major demonstration against the US President's state visit....
16:36, 06/04/2019

When Rohingya Refugees Fled to India, Hate on Facebook Followed After posts on the social network contributed to Myanmar’s genocide of Rohingya Muslims, Facebook vowed to fix the problem. Then the vitriol moved to India....
09:48, 06/14/2019

Far-right Facebook groups 'spreading hate to millions in Europe' Avaaz uncovers 500 accounts using fake news to spread white supremacy messageA web of far-right Facebook accounts spreading fake news and hate speech to millions of people across Europe has been uncov...
08:48, 05/22/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Facebook says removes 265 'fake accounts' linked to Israeli firm Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts, pages, groups and events linked to an Israeli-based firm due to what it called "inauthentic behavior" targeting users in S...
18:36, 05/16/2019

How Facebook Handles Speech in 'Secret' Groups Facebook enforces complex guidelines against hate speech, abuse and other categories when it comes to users' posts to their friends or to the public....
15:00, 07/03/2019

Secret US Border Patrol hate group exposed on Facebook Investigative journalist A.C. Thompson from ProPublica today exposed a secret Facebook group for US Border Patrol agents full of racist and misogynistic comments and memes, including calls for violent...
03:24, 07/02/2019

Facebook says private groups are its future. Some are hubs for misinformation and hate. Facebook’s new strategy of pushing interactions within closed-member groups is increasingly butting up against the company’s capacity to monitor those that break the social network’s rules against hat...
22:24, 07/05/2019

Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps after Cambridge Analytica investigation Since the Cambridge Analytica scandal in March 2018, Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps stemming from an investigation into its developer ecosystem....
22:48, 09/20/2019

Mayor deletes Facebook account after posting hate-filled rant The mayor of a small Alabama town deleted his Facebook account amid public outrage over a hate-filled post where he suggested society should deal with “homosexuals” and “baby killers” by “killing them...
02:36, 06/05/2019

'Facebook is at the point of no return': What teenagers love and hate about social media Gen Z — from babies being born now up to the age of around 22 — use WhatsApp for communicating with their parents and are courted by the likes of Snapchat, Instagram and YouTube for their attention. S...
10:12, 07/31/2019

Google and Facebook are gonna hate Apple’s new privacy-preserving online ads Apple has outlined a new plan to make online ads private. A new Safari feature, called Privacy Preserving Ad Click Attribution, aims to stop ads from tracking you across the web. The company says the ...
13:00, 05/23/2019

Facebook bans Israeli Likud Party after message on Benjamin Netanyahu's page Facebook on Thursday suspended the Israeli Likud Party campaign from its Messenger app for violating hate speech policies ahead of national elections next week....
16:12, 09/12/2019

Facebook Says ‘Tens of Thousands’ of Apps Suspended Over Malware, Data Misuse Concerns Facebook said Friday that it has suspended “tens of thousands” of apps made by about 400 developers as part of an investigation following the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The announcement ...
05:37, 09/21/2019

White House campaign to collect data on social media bias raises free speech, privacy alarms, experts say A new White House campaign to collect stories about alleged instances of political bias on social media has drawn wide-ranging objections from free-speech advocates, privacy hawks and open-government ...
20:24, 05/17/2019

Facebook Says Natural News Got Banned For Spam, Not For Spreading Health Misinformation and Hate Natural News was banned by Facebook over the weekend, causing founder Mike Adams to call for President Donald Trump to use military action against the tech companies. But we didn’t actually know what ...
16:00, 06/11/2019

Finnish politician under ‘hate crime investigation’ for sharing Bible verse on Facebook Police are investigating a Christian politician in Finland for sharing a Bible verse on Facebook, according to local reports, after she criticized the national church for participating in LGBT Pride e...
23:36, 09/05/2019

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
19:00, 07/01/2019

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
16:00, 07/19/2019

'Overwatch,' 'League of Legends' among games players report threats, hate speech, ADL says A new ADL study found two-thirds of players in popular online video games such as 'Overwatch' and 'Fortnite' experienced severe harassment in games.      ...
17:00, 07/25/2019

Leading Civil Rights Groups Call Facebook's Latest Internal Audit 'Woefully Inadequate' to Address Hate Facebook on Sunday issued the first major update of 2019 on the progress of its ongoing civil rights audit, spurred more a year ago by a sharp upsurge in criticism over its permissive policies toward ...
04:36, 07/01/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while also throwing some shade at Facebook. ...
19:12, 05/20/2019

Practice Breaking Up With Someone Using This Chatbot If you’ve ever broken up with someone—and been on the receiving end of an angry series of texts or phone calls—you might recoil at the idea of ending a relationship when it isn’t working. To save your...
10:12, 08/27/2019

Facebook must come clean and hand over election campaign data After fake news and election manipulation scandals, Facebook promised to give researchers data on its political influence. They are still waiting, says Timothy Revell...
00:48, 09/12/2019

The Trump Campaign Promoted More Than 2,000 "Invasion" Ads on Facebook This Year Donald Trump's reelection campaign spent $1.25 million on immigration-specific advertisements, which are under new scrutiny in light of the El Paso shooting....
01:12, 08/07/2019

How the Trump Campaign Used Facebook Ads to Amplify His ‘Invasion’ Claim Some of President Trump’s re-election ads have repeated his inflammatory claims about an “invasion” on the southern border — language that is under scrutiny after the El Paso shooting....
02:00, 08/06/2019

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook says it has identified a private Israel-based influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts that engaged in spread...
16:12, 05/16/2019

Facebook Says It Took Down Shady Influence Campaign Tied To Saudi Arabia People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on....
03:24, 08/02/2019

Facebook deletes fake accounts used in pro-Iranian influence campaign A pro-Iranian influence campaign created fake Facebook and Twitter accounts to push Tehran's viewpoint in the US and succeeded in having a number of American newspapers publish their letters, accordin...
07:48, 05/29/2019

Trump Campaign Uses Stock Video of 'Supporters' in Latest Facebook Ads If you watch this YouTube video of a “lifelong Democrat” who now supports President Donald Trump, you might get the impression that “AJ from Texas” wants to secure the U.S.-Mexico border. Read more......
15:00, 07/03/2019

Facebook removes campaign with ties to Saudi Arabian government Facebook has removed hundreds of fake accounts and pages associated with individuals connected to the Saudi Arabian government as part of its ongoing fight to curtail coordinated inauthentic behavior ...
19:48, 08/02/2019

Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on Thu...
19:24, 08/01/2019

Facebook removes Iran-linked accounts as analysts tie some to disinformation campaign Facebook on Tuesday removed 51 user accounts, 36 pages and seven groups and three Instagram accounts that originated in Iran and engaged in "inauthentic behavior" on social media....
02:00, 05/29/2019

Facebook identifies secret campaign to influence voters in Iraq and Ukraine Earlier today, Facebook announced it had terminated multiple accounts, pages, and groups belonging to two campaigns targeting voters in Iraq and Ukraine. The move is part of the social giant’s crackdo...
23:36, 09/17/2019

Researchers crack open Facebook campaign that pushed malware for years Enlarge / Artist's impression of wireless hackers in your computer. (credit: TimeStopper/Getty Images) Researchers have exposed a network of Facebook accounts that used Libya-themed news and topics ...
06:24, 07/02/2019

Trump campaign’s Facebook ads target Latinos in Texas days after shooting The ads were launched just before US immigration officials raided food processing plants in MississippiOn Monday, less than 48 hours after 22 people were killed in what is believed to be an anti-Latin...
11:12, 08/09/2019

Delta Sues Chatbot Provider Over 2017 Breach The airline is suing an artificial-intelligence company that powered a chatbot on its website, accusing it of lax cybersecurity that caused a 2017 data breach. The unusual lawsuit highlights the sensi...
18:00, 08/16/2019

Taylor Swift threatened to sue Microsoft over its racist chatbot Tay According to Microsoft’s president, the singer already had trademark issues with the company’s US version of the Chinese chatbot XiaoIce, before it was plugged into Twitter – and became a Nazi.Taylor ...
11:24, 09/10/2019

This feminist chatbot challenges AI bias in voice assistants The Feminist Internet, a non-profit working to prevent biases creeping into AI, has created F’xa — a feminist voice assistant that teaches users about AI bias and suggests how they can avoid reinforci...
19:48, 06/04/2019

A Series of President Trump’s Campaign Ads on Facebook Are Using Stock Models to Portray Supporters (NEW YORK) — A series of Facebook video ads for President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign shows what appears to be a young woman strolling on a beach in Florida, a Hispanic man on a ci...
14:12, 07/03/2019

Twitter and Facebook crack down on accounts linked to Chinese campaign against Hong Kong Company also suspends thousands of accounts as it reports ‘state-backed information operation’Twitter has removed nearly 1,000 accounts and suspended thousands of others tied to a campaign by the Chin...
15:00, 08/20/2019

Facebook, Twitter accuse China of disinformation campaign against Hong Kong protesters Twitter and Facebook together suspended hundreds of accounts that were tied to a Chinese disinformation campaign that targeted pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong....
09:36, 08/20/2019

Facebook says it has broken up private Israel-based campaign to disrupt foreign elections JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook says it has broken up private Israel-based campaign to disrupt foreign elections ....
16:12, 05/16/2019

Leader of Tucson’s sanctuary city campaign writes controversial Facebook post TUCSON — Zaira Livier, the campaign director for Prop 205, took to Facebook after learning of the death of conservative activist and political donor, David Koch. She posted this on her private F...
21:24, 09/02/2019

UPDATE 3-Facebook says it dismantles covert influence campaign tied to Saudi government People connected to the government of Saudi Arabia have run a network of fake accounts and pages on Facebook Inc to promote state propaganda and attack regional rivals, the social media giant said on ...
01:48, 08/02/2019

Russia behind GPS failures over Ben Gurion airport, Israeli officials believe: Israeli radio Israeli officials believe Russia is responsible for disturbances to the Global Positioning System (GPS) signal covering the airspace at Israel's Ben Gurion airport, Israeli radio reported Thursday....
16:12, 06/27/2019

Roo, is this normal? How teens are talking to a Planned Parenthood chatbot about safe sex Roo is Planned Parenthood's chatbot focused on answering questions about sex and sexual health, senior director Ambreen Molitor explained at Transform 2019.Read More...
08:12, 07/11/2019

Inside Chris Hughes’s campaign to break up Facebook, the tech ‘monopoly’ he helped create Hughes, who left the social media giant in 2007 and cashed out his nearly $500 million worth of stock, has been making the rounds in the nation’s capital to press the case for breaking up the social n...
06:24, 07/26/2019

Israeli teenager killed by bomb near settlement: Israeli officials An Israeli teenager was killed and her father and brother were injured by a Palestinian bomb near a settlement in the occupied West Bank on Friday, Israeli officials said....
17:00, 08/23/2019

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship The White House on Wednesday embarked on an unprecedented effort to collect names, contact information and other details about Americans who say that Facebook, Google and Twitter censor their politica...
05:24, 05/16/2019

After hate-motivated shooting, what are the hate crime laws in Arizona? PHOENIX – After a weekend of mass shootings, communities are reeling, with some asking for more regulation against possible hate crimes. Arizona does not have a separate crime for one motivated ...
20:24, 08/09/2019

Taylor Swift Threatened Legal Action Against Microsoft Over Racist and Genocidal Chatbot Tay Taylor Swift tried to block Microsoft from using the moniker Tay to a chatbot that turned into a depraved racist troll vessel, according to a new book from Microsoft President Brad Smith....
07:48, 09/11/2019

Trump tells US troops 'this is not a political speech' and immediately makes a political statement in speech Ed Jones/AP In a speech President Donald Trump gave to US troops and their families in South Korea, the commander-in-chief claimed his remarks was not intended to be political. Immediately after maki...
14:12, 07/02/2019

‘Way ahead of the field’: inside the Trump campaign's unprecedented social media campaign Donald Trump spent more than $11.1m on Facebook and Google ads alone more than 500 days before the electionIt was the end of a tumultuous month for the Trump White House. A redacted version of the Mue...
09:48, 07/03/2019

Booker deputy campaign manager donates to Gillibrand campaign to 'ensure' debate spot Deputy campaign manager for 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker donated funds this week to one of the New Jersey Senator’s many opponents....
21:24, 05/16/2019

Sanders campaign adopts workplace 'Campaign Equity Blueprint,' including 'buddy system' for staffers Bernie Sanders' campaign on Tuesday unveiled a new "Campaign Equity Blueprint" that calls for a "buddy system" to protect staffers, as well as a recruitment system that deliberately tries to include a...
23:48, 05/07/2019

Beto O'Rourke attempts to reboot campaign on 'The View,' bemoans his 'privilege' and 'elitist' campaign launch Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, tried rebooting his 2020 campaign on "The View" Tuesday, admitting that he made some missteps in his initial launch earlier in 2019....
19:12, 05/14/2019

Trump campaign views healthcare as a 2020 campaign weapon U.S. President Donald Trump's campaign believes he can turn Republicans' biggest liability from last year's congressional elections - the debate about the future of healthcare in America - into a winn...
13:00, 05/24/2019

Facebook Has Been Paying Contractors to Transcribe Users’ Facebook Messenger Voice Chats (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. has been paying hundreds of outside contractors to transcribe clips of audio from users of its services, according to people with knowledge of the work. The work has ...
22:50, 08/13/2019

Facebook Cites Mass Shooting Streamed Live on Facebook as Proof Platform Has 'Gotten Better' Questioned over Facebook’s efforts to stop the spread of false information in the aftermath of the 2017 Las Vegas shooting, a senior Facebook official called to testify before the House Committee on H...
11:48, 06/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes reportedly working with FTC on Facebook breakup Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is reportedly in talks with the US government about breaking up the social networking company.       ...
00:36, 07/27/2019

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes argues for a breakup of Facebook, but easier said than done Facebook could be a monopolist, but it's not a slam dunk the courts would see it that way. A Facebook breakup is interesting but the details are messy....
20:36, 05/09/2019

Facebook’s Libra currency spawns a wave of fakes, including on Facebook itself The accounts purporting to sell or represent the not-yet-available digital currency could undermine efforts to inspire confidence and satisfy regulators scrutinizing Libra....
03:00, 07/23/2019

Facebook warns about iPhone privacy change that could unsettle Facebook users The blog post appears to be a way to get out in front of software changes made by Apple and Google that could unsettle Facebook users given the company's poor reputation for privacy....
02:24, 09/10/2019

Facebook Co-Founder Makes a Hell of a Compelling Case for Breaking Up Facebook If you’ve ever argued that Facebook has become the Ma Bell or, worse, the Standard Oil of our generation, you’re going to love what Chris Hughes has to say. The Facebook co-founder just published a le...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Calling all Facebook singles, you can now find a match with Facebook Dating Facebook Dating might be new to America, but it's a service that is already available in 19 other countries.       ...
04:01, 09/06/2019

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting: Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
03:48, 09/20/2019

Trump, Facebook CEO Zuckerberg had 'good, constructive' meeting -Facebook U.S. President Donald Trump and Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg had a "good, constructive" meeting at the White House on Thursday, the social media company said in a statement....
01:48, 09/20/2019

Zuckerberg Promises 'the Future Is Private,' but Facebook Will Still Be Facebook To open the decade, Mark Zuckerberg defiantly announced that the age of privacy was over. Now, as we approach the decade’s end, the Facebook founder and CEO says he’s rebuilding the world’s biggest so...
03:48, 05/01/2019

Facebook wants to let you share your WhatsApp status to Facebook and Instagram What’s the first thing you can think of when you hear that Facebook is considering allowing WhatsApp users to share their status updates to Facebook, Instagram, and other apps? If you said &ldqu...
05:00, 06/28/2019

How Facebook Fought Fake News About Facebook Stormchaser is a tool was designed to track hoaxes and "memes" about Facebook on the social network and other company-owned services including WhatsApp....
08:12, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s co-founder: ‘It’s time to break up Facebook’ Chris Hughes, a co-founder of Facebook, is calling for the breakup of the social media juggernaut, citing the threat of the platform’s unchecked power and that of founder Mark Zuckerberg. In an op-ed....
20:00, 05/09/2019

| Gantz says he should be next Israeli PM Benny Gantz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main opponent in the country's general election, says he should be prime minister in a broad unity government....
06:36, 09/20/2019

Facebook Argues Against Breaking Up Facebook On Thursday, Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes penned an editorial in the New York Times calling for the company to be broken up, its subsidiaries Instagram and WhatsApp spun off, and future acquisitio...
06:00, 05/12/2019

A look at what comes next in 2nd Israeli election of 2019 Israel is in unchartered political territory after the newly elected parliament dissolved itself early on Thursday and set another election date, within six months of the previous one....
12:00, 05/30/2019

A's RHP Montas suspended 80 games for PED use Oakland Athletics right-hander Frankie Montas was suspended 80 games without pay on Friday after testing positive for Ostarine in violation of Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatme...
02:12, 06/22/2019

CP3 fined $35K but not suspended for ref contact Rockets guard Chris Paul has been fined $35,000 for "aggressively confronting and recklessly making contact with a game official" during Sunday's Game 1 loss to the Warriors, the NBA announced....
02:24, 04/30/2019

Tyreek Hill Won't Be Suspended By The NFL The NFL announced today that Chiefs wide receiver Tyreek Hill, who was accused of breaking his three-year-old son’s arm by his fiancée, Crystal Espinal, will not be suspended for violating the league’...
18:48, 07/19/2019

Pats down another TE as Kendricks suspended Lance Kendricks, one of several tight ends vying for a roster spot on the Patriots, has been suspended one game for violating the league's substance-abuse policy....
05:48, 08/25/2019

Jake Marisnick Should Probably Be Suspended For This It’s pretty clear-cut: Houston’s Jake Marisnick was nowhere near the plate, wasn’t even aiming toward the plate, when he obliterated Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy. Lucroy was hospitalized and Marisni...
16:48, 07/08/2019

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I Still Hate My Ex Hello, you hideous and shimmering sexbeasts, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column to guide you through the Metroidvania of love....
05:24, 09/20/2019

Try to Hate the iPhone 11 Pro The iPhone 11 Pro is a beautiful phone. There I said it! The matte glass back is elegant. The OLED display is slightly brighter than I expected, which is clever. The trypophobia-inducing camera bump i...
05:38, 09/21/2019

I Hate These Chairs I don’t know when this specific chair became the go-to chair of every casual dining establishment in America. I don’t know what they’re called—“bistro” chairs, maybe? What I do know is that I hate the...
03:12, 08/17/2019

6 healthy Israeli staples to add to your diet With its big flavors, lean proteins, veggies and fresh herbs, Israeli cuisine — which shares much in common with the Mediterranean diet, but has its own special twists — is the foodie’s dream di...
01:00, 09/04/2019

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helpe...
03:36, 05/19/2019

Israeli probes into deaths of Palestinians often go nowhere JALAZON REFUGEE CAMP, West Bank — Hamedo Fakhouri clearly remembers the moment when the young Palestinian who worked at his neighborhood coffee shop was shot dead. Israeli troops were lingering after ...
17:36, 07/22/2019

If it's Israeli independence day, it must be paddle ball As Israelis mark their independence day, the "ting-dong" sound of paddle ball being played on beaches is as much a part of the celebratory noise as the crackle of fireworks....
20:24, 05/08/2019

Israeli politics deadlocked after second election: What now? After failing to secure a clear election victory for the second time this year, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must likely wait weeks to learn if he can stay in office, or whether he must s...
22:12, 09/18/2019

Israeli nationalists celebrate Jerusalem Day Clashes broke out as Muslim worshippers observed the tail end of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan. Sunday marks the anniversary of Israel taking east Jerusalem after a 1967 war....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping: AIU The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping ca...
16:36, 07/09/2019

Mets may have talked themselves out of win as game gets suspended They were on the verge of returning to .500, and then the Mets possibly talked themselves out of a victory. Wait until Friday for the dramatic conclusion. Thursday night ended with the score tied 4-4 ...
07:24, 06/14/2019

Golf: Suspended Haney says he was right about 'Lee' win at U.S. Open Tiger Woods's former instructor Hank Haney, who was suspended from a golf radio slot last week, has said Lee Jeong-eun's U.S. Open victory had backed up his controversial comment about Korean players ...
10:36, 06/03/2019

Brexit: UK Parliament suspended until October 14 Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been granted a request to have parliament suspended for a month. With the October 31 Brexit deadline fast approaching, the move leaves lawmakers with few options to bl...
18:12, 08/28/2019

Two Kenyan athletes suspended for doping - AIU "The Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said on Tuesday it had provisionally suspended two Kenyan athletes, one of them a Commonwealth Games former champion, for doping, the latest in a string of doping c...
21:00, 07/09/2019

A's Montas suspended 80 games, out for playoffs Oakland right-hander Frankie Montas, in the midst of a breakout season, received an 80-game suspension after testing positive for Ostarine, a performance-enhancing substance....
00:36, 06/22/2019

Blues' Barbashev suspended for Game 6 St. Louis Blues forward Ivan Barbashev has been suspended for Sunday's Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final after delivering an illegal check to the head of Boston Bruins forward Marcus Johansson in Thursd...
05:24, 06/08/2019

UK politician suspended after grabbing protester UK Prime Minister Theresa May has suspended senior politician Mark Field from office after video emerged of him grabbing and manhandling a protester at an event in London on Thursday evening....
22:36, 06/21/2019

Athletics-Tigers game suspended in 7th with A’s up 5-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics led the Detroit Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday when the game was suspended because of rain. Oakland scored twice in the top of the seventh t...
01:24, 05/20/2019

Kevin Durant: Sometimes I hate the NBA The Nets still haven’t introduced Kevin Durant, so the star introduced himself in a wide-ranging interview on everything from why he left Golden State for Brooklyn and the betrayal he felt in Oklahoma...
00:36, 09/11/2019

All Brooks Koepka needs is hate Sure, Brooks Koepka wants our love. But to reach his greatest heights -- to become the destroyer of worlds who collects major after major -- what he really needs is our hate....
17:12, 06/12/2019

What to do if you feel people hate you Some people feel like others hate them, even when they do not. There are many potential causes of this feeling. Solutions include resolving the underlying conditions causing the symptoms and adopting ...
02:00, 07/11/2019

Georgia still has no hate crimes law despite many tries ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s prosecutors cannot charge anyone with a hate crime, even if they want to, because the state is one of only four without an official hate crimes law. Repeated attempts by...
14:36, 06/02/2019

After a Divisive Israeli Election, Calls for Unity Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who tried to win on the strength of his right-wing and religious base, appears to have fallen short of a majority....
01:36, 09/19/2019

Outgunned By Pak F-16s, IAF Plans To Re-Arm Sukhois With Israeli Missiles In two years from now, the Indian Air Force's frontline Sukhoi-30 fighters may be re-armed with Israeli Derby air-to-air missiles after the jet's Russian-made R-77 missiles were found wanting in air.....
13:12, 05/28/2019

| Zwelivelile Mandela slams 'Israeli apartheid' The grandson of anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela has delivered a damning condemnation of "Israeli apartheid", in a high-profile expression of solidarity between South Africans and Palestinians....
14:48, 07/07/2019

Hezbollah spokesman says Israeli drones had certain 'targets' A spokesman for Lebanon's Hezbollah group said on Sunday that Israeli drones that fell in Beirut had certain "targets" which investigations had so far not established....
15:00, 08/25/2019

Hezbollah says it has downed Israeli drone over Lebanon Israeli military says one of its drones ‘fell inside southern Lebanon’ and there was no concern information could be taken from itLebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah has said it has downed an Israeli unma...
08:24, 09/09/2019

Israeli army in no rush to go fully robotic Israel, a world leader in hi-tech, is around 30 years away from its ambition of deploying robot forces, and for now will chose between three prototypes of semi-automated armored vehicles to cocoon its...
21:12, 08/04/2019

Israeli camps deadlocked after repeat election Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after an unprecedented repeat election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. AP correspondent Aron Heller ...
18:12, 09/18/2019

Netanyahu Is in Trouble, and Other Takeaways From the Israeli Election Israeli voters went to the polls on Tuesday for the second time in five months. The results aren’t certain, but Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to gain the support he had hoped for....
20:36, 09/18/2019

The Latest: Lebanese PM condemns Israeli ‘aggression’ Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has described the crash of two Israeli reconnaissance drones over Beirut as a violation and “aggression” against Lebanese sovereignty...
12:36, 08/25/2019

Palestinians: 15 injured in clashes with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian officials say 15 residents have been injured in overnight clashes with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. It was the third consecutive night of violence in the east Jerusal...
14:00, 06/30/2019

The injustice driving Ethiopian Israeli protests An off-duty police officer was in a playground with his family when he saw two men fighting, according to police accounts, which have been challenged by eye-witnesses. When the officer identified hims...
10:36, 07/04/2019

Israeli PM: Palestinians are determined to continue conflict JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister says the Palestinians are “determined to continue the conflict at any price.” Speaking at his weekly Cabinet meeting Sunday, Benjamin Netanya...
14:00, 06/30/2019

Israeli forces strike several targets in Syria At least three soldiers were killed in the Israeli airstrikes which came in response to rockets launched from Syria. Tensions have risen over Iran's role in Syria....
13:00, 06/02/2019

Israeli man killed by rocket fire from Gaza JERUSALEM — Israeli medical officials say an early morning rocket from Gaza has killed an Israeli man outside a home in the coastal city of Ashkelon. After being struck by shrapnel Sunday, 58-year-old...
14:48, 05/05/2019

Trump: ‘Not happy’ about ‘messed up’ Israeli politics WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Israel has got to “get their act together” after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was unable to form a new governing coalition and a second e...
06:00, 06/03/2019

Five killed in Israeli airstrikes on T4 air base in Syria Israeli jets and helicopters struck back against military targets in Syria, killing at least five soldiers while destroying an ammunition depot and causing damage to buildings and equipment at the T4 ...
19:12, 06/03/2019

Benjamin Netanyahu becomes longest-serving Israeli PM ‘King Bibi’ beats David Ben-Gurion’s record, but with threatening clouds on the horizonBenjamin Netanyahu has become Israel‘s longest-serving prime minister, snatching the title from the country’s fou...
12:48, 07/20/2019

Israeli PM gets 2-week extension to form government JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president has granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a two-week extension to form a government, as negotiations continued among various political partners. Reuven Ri...
18:12, 05/13/2019

That's not Stuttgart! Germany's AfD red-faced over Israeli brawl mix-up A German far-right party was accused on Thursday of attempting to fan racial hatred by using a video of a brawl it suggested involved migrants at a water park in the southern city of Stuttgart - when ...
19:24, 07/04/2019

Germany: Israeli ambassador shuns contact with far-right AfD BERLIN (AP) — The Israeli ambassador to Germany says he is avoiding any contact with the far-right Alternative for Germany party because their leaders have said things that are “highly insulting...
11:12, 05/12/2019

Palestinian man killed in clash with Israeli police JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say a 20-year-old Palestinian man has been killed in a clash with Israeli police in east Jerusalem. Israeli police say they were operating in the Palestin...
22:12, 06/27/2019

A technical glitch led to Israeli spacecraft crash Beresheet, an unmanned Israeli spacecraft, crashed during an attempt to land on the moon due to a technical glitch, said SpaceIL, the Israeli nonprofit that launched it, citing preliminary data....
19:12, 04/28/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah says it downed Israeli drone Iran-backed Hezbollah said it downed an Israeli drone in southern Lebanon early on Monday, a week after the group's leader said it would shoot down Israeli drones in Lebanese airspace....
09:36, 09/09/2019

Israeli airspace sees unexplained GPS interference Israeli authorities say that navigation systems in its airspace have recently experienced disruption, creating confusion but not adversely affecting airplane safety...
20:36, 06/27/2019

Maximum Security jockey suspended 15 days Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez was suspended 15 racing days for failure to control his mount, a ride that resulted in the first horse to be disqualified from first place due to a race riding incide...
19:48, 05/13/2019

NBA forward Wilson Chandler suspended 25 games for PED use Brooklyn Nets forward Wilson Chandler has been suspended 25 games without pay for violating the terms of the NBA's Anti-Drug Program.       ...
19:00, 08/29/2019

Brady throws to suspended Gordon in workout Patriots quarterback Tom Brady posted a GIF on his Instagram account of him throwing to suspended wide receiver Josh Gordon during a workout, which a source told ESPN's Mike Reiss was Tuesday....
23:00, 06/19/2019

Man says license suspended due to case of stolen identity TUCSON — A Tucson man said his license was suspended after a driver involved in a car accident falsely claimed to be him. Jorge Hernandez received the suspension letter in July. “I go over to Tu...
06:24, 08/13/2019

Market conditions blamed as £3.3bn London IPO suspended Reinsurance giant Swiss Re has suspended plans for a £3.3bn London stock market flotation of its subsidiary ReAssure, blaming "heightened caution" among investors....
09:00, 07/11/2019

Huawei Suspended From International Cybersecurity Forum After U.S. Ban Huawei Technologies has been suspended from membership in a global trade group of companies, governments and experts set up to tackle computer security breaches....
21:48, 09/18/2019

Red Sox, Royals suspended by rain tied 4-4 in 10th The series finale between the Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals was suspended by rain with the score tied 4-4 in the top of the 10th inning       ...
08:48, 08/08/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away...
03:36, 05/17/2019

Man who harassed MP Anna Soubry given suspended sentence Pro-Brexit protester James Goddard, who admitted harassment after calling the MP Anna Soubry a Nazi outside the Houses of Parliament, has been given a suspended sentence....
18:00, 07/22/2019

Judge suspended for pooping in trash can dead at 63 A Westchester judge whose appointment sparked controversy and who was suspended for using her courtroom trash can as an emergency toilet because of her weight and medical problems has died, according ...
01:12, 09/10/2019

D.C. United's Rooney suspended a second game after red card "D.C. United\u0027s Wayne Rooney has been suspended for one additional match for violent conduct following the straight red card he received last week for elbowing New York Red Bulls\u0027 Cristian Ca...
13:00, 08/28/2019

Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving inmate $11 BELLEVUE, Ky. (AP) — A north Kentucky lawyer may be suspended for giving her incarcerated boyfriend $11 to use a vending machine. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Virginia Riggs was convicted of promot...
08:48, 06/21/2019

Rangers 3B Cabrera suspended for hitting ump with equipment ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers third baseman Asdrúbal Cabrera plans to appeal a four-game suspension from Major League Baseball for throwing equipment on the field that hit an umpire. MLB hande...
00:24, 06/22/2019

Patriots TE Kendricks suspended for season opener New England Patriots tight end Lance Kendricks was suspended for the first game of the regular season without pay for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy....
00:12, 08/25/2019

Buccaneers CB Ryan Smith suspended four games Tampa Bay Buccaneers cornerback Ryan Smith has been suspended for four games in 2019 for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances....
10:00, 07/12/2019

Cardinals knock off Mets in 10 in suspended game Paul DeJong delivered a tie-breaking RBI single in the top of the 10th inning Friday afternoon as the St. Louis Cardinals finished off a two-day comeback and beat the host New York Mets 5-4 in the com...
03:00, 06/15/2019

UK junior minister suspended after grappling with eco-protester A junior foreign office minister has been suspended pending an investigation after grabbing a female demonstrator by the neck and pushing her when a climate-change protest interrupted a speech by Brit...
21:12, 06/21/2019

Amarnath Yatra Suspended From Jammu To Srinagar The Amarnath Yatra was suspended on Saturday with no pilgrim allowed to move towards the Kashmir Valley from Jammu due to a separatist-called protest shutdown, police said....
07:24, 07/13/2019

Teacher suspended after her pupils criticise Italian far-right law Schoolchildren’s video presentation compared Salvini decree to 1930s racial lawsAn Italian teacher has been suspended over a video made by her students that compared a security law drafted by Italy’s ...
13:12, 05/19/2019

Solicitor becomes second man suspended from job after BBC Tory debate appearance An employment solicitor who questioned the Tory leadership candidates during a televised debate has become the second member of the public to be suspended from their job over controversial historic so...
02:00, 06/20/2019

NFL: Cowboys' Elliott won't be suspended over Vegas incident Ezekiel Elliott won't be suspended over an incident in Las Vegas that police said involved an altercation between the star running back of the Dallas Cowboys and a security guard....
13:12, 07/04/2019

Coach at well-known gymnastics club suspended for allegation ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A coach at a well-known Pennsylvania gymnastics training center has been suspended by the sport’s governing body until a hearing on a sexual misconduct allegation. USA Gymn...
20:24, 06/07/2019

Padres' Machado suspended one game after ejection San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for "aggressively arguing and making contact with" an umpire Saturday, MLB announced Monday....
10:00, 06/18/2019

2 IAS Dismissed, 9 IPS Officers Suspended On Corruption Charges Two IAS officers have been dismissed and nine IPS officers suspended on corruption charges in the last five years, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said today....
15:48, 06/26/2019

Flights between U.S. and Venezuela suspended as unrest continues In a letter to the Transportation Department requesting the halt, the Department of Homeland Security said "conditions in Venezuela threaten the safety and security of passengers, aircraft, and crew t...
20:48, 05/15/2019

US Judge Suspended For Anti-Trump Comments A US judge has been suspended for six months without pay after making derogatory comments about Donald Trump, including criticizing his "inability to govern and political incompetence."...
08:00, 05/25/2019

Maharashtra Cop Suspended Over Gadchiroli Maoist Attack The Maharashtra government on Friday suspended a Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Gadchiroli district for not following the standard procedures that led to the May 1 Maoist attack in the......
14:36, 06/21/2019

Driver in Accident That Killed 7 Should Have Had License Suspended A truck driver charged in a fatal wreck along a New Hampshire highway should have been disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, officials acknowledged....
21:48, 07/02/2019

Hofstra frat suspended over dog ‘keg stand’ video A fraternity at Long Island’s Hofstra University has been suspended from campus activities after a video surfaced that shows two members forcing a dog to drink beer, the school said. The members...
00:12, 05/14/2019

Sheriff suspended after Parkland shooting fights for his job TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A lawyer says Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ decision to suspend the sheriff who oversaw the response to the Parkland school shooting was a knee-jerk reaction based on polit...
20:24, 06/18/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access to those in need The United Nations World Food Programme warned that it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
10:36, 05/21/2019

Jets LB Copeland suspended 4 games by NFL for PED violation New York Jets linebacker Brandon Copeland has been suspended by the NFL for the first four games of the regular season for violating the league's policy on performance-enhancing substances  ...
02:12, 08/22/2019

UK PM candidate Hancock says he would not allow parliament to be suspended for Brexit British health minister Matt Hancock, one of the candidates to replace prime minister Theresa May as prime minister, said he would not allow parliament to be suspended to allow Brexit to occur on Oct....
12:12, 06/10/2019

MLB notebook: Eight suspended for Reds-Pirates brawl Major League Baseball handed down eight suspensions Thursday stemming from the bench-clearing brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday....
03:24, 08/02/2019

Senior PGA Championship 1st round suspended due to weather PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) — The first round of the Senior PGA Championship has been suspended due to dangerous weather conditions. A series of thunderstorms were scheduled to pass over suburban Rochester, ...
18:48, 05/23/2019

PSG striker Neymar suspended 3 matches after clash with fan Paris Saint-Germain striker Neymar has been given a three-game ban for lashing out at a fan following a loss in the French Cup final last month        ...
13:24, 05/10/2019

San Diego fraternity suspended over sex assault claims LA JOLLA, Calif. — A fraternity at the University of California, San Diego has been suspended over sexual assault allegations involving its members. The university and the national fraternity sent cea...
08:24, 06/05/2019

College professor suspended due to sex harassment complaints EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University physiology professor who was suspended after more than half a dozen women accused him of sexual harassment has returned to work. School spokeswom...
17:36, 06/25/2019

Corbyn ally suspended after 'antisemitic rant' One of Jeremy Corbyn's close allies has been suspended from the party after he was recorded claiming Labour’s antisemitism crisis was "whipped up" by the Israeli embassy, according to Sky source...
14:12, 05/31/2019

Phils' Herrera suspended for remainder of season Phillies center fielder Odubel Herrera has accepted a suspension for the remainder of 2019, including the postseason, for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and ...
02:38, 07/06/2019

Blues C Sundqvist suspended one game for boarding The NHL suspended St. Louis Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist for one playoff game for boarding Boston Bruins defenseman Matt Grzelcyk during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final....
08:36, 05/31/2019

Angels pitcher Noe Ramirez suspended for 3 games Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Los Angeles manager Brad...
14:36, 07/18/2019

WFP: Aid to Yemen will be suspended unless Houthi rebels allow access The United Nations World Food Program has warned it would suspend aid to areas of Yemen controlled by Houthi rebels unless its leaders allow unfettered access to those in need....
14:00, 05/21/2019

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Friday free-agent pitcher Christian Aragon and Clevela...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Cowboys DE Quinn suspended 2 games for PEDs The NFL has suspended Cowboys defensive end Robert Quinn for the first two games of the season for violating the league's performance-enhancing drug policy....
00:00, 08/09/2019

Ohio St-Maryland suspended in 8th inning at B10 Tournament OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ohio State-Maryland game at the Big Ten Tournament will resume Friday morning after being suspended because of inclement weather in the eighth inning Thursday night. Ohio State ...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Facebook Is Rebranding Instagram As ‘Instagram From Facebook’ in a Surprising and Controversial Move Facebook plans to attach its name to Instagram and WhatsApp, branding them “Instagram from Facebook” and “WhatsApp from Facebook.” The move is controversial because both of the...
16:12, 08/03/2019

Hate Twitter’s new design? Here’s how to get the old look back Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. You’ve probably heard about it: Twitter redesigned its platfor...
17:48, 07/25/2019

Why I hate emojis | Suzanne Moore I have never knowingly used the vile little gurning dots and I don’t intend to start nowShould I ever be kidnapped or held against my will – I am talking about a boring wedding rather than a Liam Nees...
19:24, 06/17/2019

How YouTube became the app parents love to hate Over the last several months, YouTube has reeled from a wave of criticism. It has been accused of radicalizing young voters, ignoring harassment of LGBT content creators, and most importantly not doin...
16:12, 06/18/2019

XFL legend ‘He Hate Me’ missing for nearly a week A former NFL running back best known for his XFL nickname has been missing for nearly a week, South Carolina authorities said Tuesday. Rod Smart, better known as “He Hate Me” from the XFL’s lone...
00:24, 06/19/2019

Sunday Comics: I Hate Meetings... Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
21:12, 06/09/2019

If You Hate Tracking Calories, Try 'Calory' iOS: The part I hate most about any kind of weight-loss plan is the whole “I have to pull out my phone and type in everything I eat to keep me honest” aspect. Because as much as I pretend I can do men...
21:48, 05/06/2019

Seven Stylish Phone Cases That You Won't Hate Looking At An old boyfriend of mine was a case-free iPhone guy. I couldn’t stand it. Knowing that phone could slip from his hand while scrolling Twitter on the subway platform, and we’d spend the next three mont...
01:48, 06/06/2019

Georgia still has no laws against hate crimes ATLANTA — A Georgia man convicted of throwing scalding water on a sleeping same-sex couple told one of them to “get out of my house with all that gay,” a victim testified, yet he couldn’t be charged w...
20:24, 06/03/2019

How to Stay Motivated at Work When You Hate Your Job Over at the New York Times, a frustrated employee shared their story of a lazy, “do-nothing” colleague with the Ethicist. “She frequently takes lunch breaks, comes in later than her start time and is...
17:00, 08/28/2019

Pack Your Kid the Outfit That They Love But You Hate Which clothes do you choose for the “spare outfit” daycare asks you to pack in your kid’s diaper bag? I used to choose something old or ugly, because why would I take a perfectly good shirt and pants ...
16:48, 05/02/2019

Lampard - I'm proud but I hate losing "Frank Lampard claimed he was proud of Chelsea\u0027s performance and optimistic for the rest of the season, despite seeing his side lose the UEFA Super Cup to Liverpool."...
03:00, 08/15/2019

How to Camp at the Track When You Hate Camping There comes a time in every race fan’s life when they have to make a crucial decision. Do I spend an obscene amount of money on a hotel and commute to the track somehow, or do I strip away all the con...
21:48, 05/13/2019

Use the Jobs You Hate to Build Your Career If you’re stuck in a job you don’t like, don’t quit right away. Instead, ask yourself how you can use your current position to help you build the next stage of your career....
02:48, 09/05/2019

Durant: 'Some days I hate the circus of the NBA' "The circus of the NBA" is one thing Kevin Durant could do without, as he sees it as one of the reasons for his messy breakups with Oklahoma City and Golden State....
19:24, 09/10/2019

US not inviting Israeli officials to economic workshop in Bahrain The White House is hosting a workshop in Bahrain next week to launch the economic components of the administration’s Middle East peace plan but Palestinians are boycotting it and Israeli officia...
00:00, 06/18/2019

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargai...
10:36, 06/16/2019

Retaliatory Israeli strikes 'kill three Palestinians' in Gaza The violence in Gaza spiked after Palestinian militants in the Hamas-controlled area fired rockets at southern Israel late Saturday. Israel and Gaza's Islamist movement Hamas have fought three wars si...
13:24, 08/18/2019

Israeli military says 2 rockets fired at Israel from Syria JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says two projectiles have been fired from Syria toward the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The military said Saturday there were no reports of casualties or dam...
22:36, 06/01/2019

Israeli president shocked by German skullcap comment Israel's president says he's shocked by a German official's comment that he wouldn't advise Jews to wear skullcaps in parts of the country, which is drawing mixed reactions at home....
14:24, 05/26/2019

Hezbollah says it shot down 'Israeli drone' at Lebanon border The incident came one week after a fierce exchange of fire between Israel and Hezbollah. The militant group's leader had pledged to retaliate "deep inside Israel" if there are any more attacks....
14:00, 09/09/2019

Cuomo: Israeli robocar tech could work in NYC subways Governor Andrew Cuomo is taking the wheel at the MTA — by testing out cars that don’t use them. The governor on Friday toured the Jerusalem offices of Intel subsidiary company Mobileye, wh...
00:12, 06/29/2019

Palestinian shot dead after wounding Israeli soldiers Israeli military said man was Hamas member but ‘not sent on an attack mission’Israeli forces killed a Palestinian Hamas member after he crossed the Gaza fence overnight and shot and wounded three sold...
17:24, 08/01/2019

Activists protest killing of Ethiopian Israeli teenager Solomon Teka, a 19-year-old Israeli of Ethiopian origin, was shot dead by an off-duty police officer on Sunday in a town near Haifa. The teenager's killing stoked accusations of racism and police brut...
03:24, 07/04/2019

Israeli spymaster says Iran responsible for recent attacks JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency says Iran was behind a string of recent attacks on targets across the Persian Gulf. Speaking at an annual security conference in ...
15:12, 07/01/2019

Israeli Military Says Multiple Targets Hit by Missiles From Lebanon (JERUSALEM) — The Israeli military on Sunday said that Lebanese militants fired a barrage of anti-tank missiles at an Israeli army base, scoring a number of direct hits on Israeli targets. Israe...
21:24, 09/01/2019

Syria says Israeli airstrike kills 4 civilians, wounds 21 DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian state media says Israeli warplanes have attacked an area near the capital, Damascus, killing four civilians and wounding 21. State news agency SANA said the Israeli warpl...
09:36, 07/01/2019

Israeli politician says he’ll cut financial ties to Jeffrey Epstein An Israeli politician attempting to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — and under fire for his ties to Jeffrey Epstein — says his lawyers are working to cut his financial links to the rich pedo...
00:00, 07/16/2019

Intel launches project to help Israeli tech start-ups Intel Corp launched a project on Sunday to help start-ups in Israel develop technologies in artificial intelligence (AI) and autonomous systems, and said it planned to bring the scheme to other count...
21:24, 06/16/2019

Iraqi party calls for U.S. withdrawal after Israeli airstrikes Iraq's second largest political party on Tuesday called for a total withdrawal of U.S. forces after Israel carried out attacks on Iraqi military bases, which killed one military commander....
11:24, 08/28/2019

2 Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in separate events Palestinian teen shot and killed near the West Bank separation barrier; Israeli police say alleged Palestinian attacker killed after stabbing two Israelis in Jerusalem’s Old City...
13:48, 05/31/2019

Israeli hacker allegedly stole $1.7M in cryptocurrency from Europeans A cybercriminal from Israel is facing a long list of felonies associated with the supposed theft of $1.7 million (6.1 million NIS) in various cryptocurrencies. The perp, 31-year old Eliyahu Gigi from ...
13:12, 07/18/2019

Israeli exit polls suggest setback for Netanyahu In an apparent setback, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to fall short of securing a parliamentary majority with his hard-line allies in national elections, initial exit polls showed, puttin...
03:36, 09/18/2019

Israeli PM’s office airbrushes Netanyahu’s ‘Yeltsin’ gaffe Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office has released a video that clumsily tries to edit out a gaffe where he calls the British prime minister the wrong name...
01:36, 09/09/2019

Lebanese army fires at Israeli drones near border The Lebanese army opened fire at two of three Israeli drones that breached Lebanese airspace on Wednesday evening in the south of the country near the Israeli border, and all three returned to Israeli...
23:24, 08/28/2019

Israeli minister condemned for saying gay conversion therapy 'works' An Israeli government minister has been widely condemned for saying gay conversion therapy works, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netenyahu calling his remarks "unacceptable"....
16:48, 07/14/2019

A Unifying Israeli President Looks to Break Election Impasse The task of breaking Israel’s election deadlock falls to President Reuven Rivlin, a grandfatherly national figure who has called for unity but faces an uphill battle as all sides dig in....
04:36, 09/21/2019

Ex-Israeli justice minister Shaked to head New Right party Former Israeli justice minister Ayelet Shaked has assumed the leadership of her right-wing nationalist party in September’s unprecedented repeat elections...
21:36, 07/21/2019

| 'Killing Iranians for two years' in Syria: Israeli minister An Israeli minister has boasted his country is the only one that "has been killing Iranians" in comments that come in the backdrop of rising tensions between Western powers and Iran in the Gulf....
11:12, 07/22/2019

Palestinians: Israeli forces hit rally against police abuse JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians claim Israeli forces attacked them after a peaceful rally against police brutality in east Jerusalem. Forty-nine-year-old witness Abed Zamzam says that after prayers on T...
22:00, 06/28/2019

Finistere, 3 Israeli firms to invest $100 mln in food tech Food technologies-focused Finistere Ventures and three Israeli firms said on Monday they formed a partnership that would invest up to $100 million in agrifood startups in Israel....
06:24, 05/27/2019

Israeli DJ shot dead in club in central Mexico Unidentified gunmen shot dead Israeli electronic music DJ Ronen Dahan, also known as Perplex, during an attack at a dance club in the central Mexican city of San Luis Potosi, authorities said on Satur...
01:00, 06/30/2019

The Latest: Israeli PM: EU-Iran deal same as bowing to Nazis Israel’s prime minister has responded to the European Union’s efforts to salvage the Iran nuclear deal by comparing it to ‘European appeasement in the 1930s’ of Nazi Germany...
21:12, 07/15/2019

Ethiopian Israeli protests of police violence enter 3rd day Scores of activists returned to streets across Israel to protest the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer in what the community calls the latest example of police brutali...
21:36, 07/03/2019

Poland cancels Israeli visit over Holocaust restitution The Polish government says it has canceled a visit by an Israeli delegation because the Israeli government made last-minute changes that suggested they would raise the issue of the restitution of form...
08:24, 05/13/2019

Israeli Cabinet minister suggests gay conversion therapy 'is possible' An Israeli Cabinet minister has sparked outrage from politicians, medical professionals and the country's gay community by suggesting conversion therapy "is possible" and saying he "did it" in the pas...
18:00, 07/14/2019

U.S. will not release Mideast peace plan before Israeli election The United States will not release the long-delayed political portion of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan before Israel's elections, White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt said on Wednesday....
18:36, 08/28/2019

Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering hopes of a historic controlled landing on the lunar surface....
19:36, 04/28/2019

Islamic organization condemns Israeli tunnel near Al-Aqsa International body of Muslim nations condemns opening of Israeli tunnel that runs beneath a Palestinian neighborhood in east Jerusalem south of Al-Aqsa Mosque...
21:36, 07/03/2019

Ethiopian Israeli musicians use stage to promote struggles A wave of Ethiopian Israeli artists has burst onto Israel’s vibrant hip-hop scene, using the stage to promote their community’s struggle against discrimination and police violence...
09:12, 07/12/2019

Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite gets $110 mln IGP investment Israel's Cellebrite, whose software can unlock and extract data from mobile devices and is used by law enforcement and government agencies as well as businesses, said on Monday it had received a $110 ...
20:48, 06/17/2019

Hezbollah Says It Shot Down Israeli Drone At Lebanese Border Hezbollah said Monday it had shot down an "Israeli drone" as it crossed the border into Lebanon, a week after a flash confrontation between the arch-foes....
14:49, 09/09/2019

Senate bill calls for new U.S.-Israeli cybersecurity center A pair of U.S. senators have introduced legislation aimed at creating a joint cybersecurity apparatus with Israel, which would join multiple information sectors to safeguard key infrastructure of both...
22:36, 07/31/2019

Third season of Israeli hit ‘Fauda’ ventures into Gaza Strip JERUSALEM (AP) — The creators of Israel’s hit TV show “Fauda” are gearing up for their most ambitious mission yet: the Gaza Strip. The action series chronicles the adventures of unde...
11:00, 06/06/2019

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations' The move follows last week's clashes between Palestinians and Israeli forces at one of the holiest sites for Muslims and Jews. A Jordanian-controlled religious authority, the Waqf, supervises holy sit...
22:36, 08/18/2019

Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy' Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt ha...
00:48, 07/14/2019

Israeli foodmaker Strauss net profit up 9.5%, revenue slips Israeli food producer Strauss Group said second-quarter net profit rose 9.5% as strength in its home market, water division and Pepsico joint venture outweighed the impact of a firmer shekel on overse...
12:25, 08/13/2019

Israeli forces strike Syria air base — report Israel has fired missiles onto a Syrian air base, killing a soldier and wounding two others, said Syria's state media. If confirmed, it would be the second such attack by Israel in Syria over the past...
05:48, 06/03/2019

New Israeli Bill Would Give Netanyahu Immunity From Prosecution An ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a bill in Israel’s parliament to grant lawmakers immunity from criminal prosecution, legislation that would help insulate the premier from corrup...
21:00, 05/21/2019

90 rockets fired into Israel from Gaza: Israeli military Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 90 rockets into southern Israel on Saturday, according to the Israeli military, triggering retaliatory airstrikes and tank fire against militant ...
13:48, 05/04/2019

Lebanon warns against Israeli aggression after drone explosion Lebanon warned against Israeli aggression on Sunday after three people were killed in an airstrike in Syria and an apparently botched drone strike in Beirut....
20:12, 08/25/2019

IAF's French Mirages Fly With Russian Missile, Thanks To Israeli 'Jugaad' In Air Force circles, its been referred to as the ultimate 'jugaad' or innovative fix - mating a Russian air-to-air missile to an Israeli helmet mounted display to be worn by an Indian pilot flying a....
15:24, 07/10/2019

| Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO A Filipino migrant worker and her Israeli-born teenage son were in the process of being deported from Israel, an NGO lobbying for children of migrants has said....
03:12, 08/13/2019

In 'Skin,' an Israeli Director Portrays a Neo-Nazi's Evolution Jamie Bell, who made his name in 2000 as a young dancer in “Billy Elliot,” plays a neo-Nazi who changes his ways in Israeli director Guy Nattiv’s new movie, “Skin.”...
21:00, 07/22/2019

Israeli government accused of abandoning soldiers with PTSD Up to one in 12 soldiers report symptoms, yet struggle for official recognition and access to helpIsraeli soldiers have accused the government of abandoning them with little support for post-traumatic...
14:36, 08/21/2019

Syria says Israeli attacks kill 3 soldiers, wound 7 Syria's state-run media is reporting several Israeli attacks on military positions in the country's south, saying they have killed three soldiers and wounded seven others....
05:48, 06/02/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new election in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
01:36, 05/30/2019

Israeli leader compares Jewish intermarriage in US to a ‘second Holocaust’ Israel’s minister of education said in a cabinet meeting this month that the rate of marriage between US Jews and non-Jews is like a “second Holocaust,” a report said Tuesday. Rafi P...
04:00, 07/10/2019

Israeli leader uncharacteristically quiet over Gulf crisis JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a vocal critic of Iran over the years, accusing the Islamic Republic of sinister intentions at every opportunity. But the outspoken ...
08:48, 05/29/2019

Israeli military says Gaza rockets fall in south GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says Palestinian militants are firing rockets from the Gaza Strip. The army said Saturday that sirens warning of incoming projectiles sounded several ...
11:12, 05/04/2019

Israeli Prime Ministers’ Struggles With Corruption: A Timeline Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting new allegations of corruption. Here’s a timeline of his and his predecessors’ past run-ins with the law....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Israeli navy boards ship from Turkey that was set on fire JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says naval forces boarded a cargo ship off the coast that had been set on fire. The military says it was alerted early Sunday to an anchored ship off northern Isr...
19:00, 06/09/2019

Another suspected Israeli strike in Lebanon as war fears intensify Airstrikes against locations tied to Iranian-backed groups in Iraq, Lebanon and Syria in the space of just over a day have raised concerns about a regional conflict...
03:24, 08/27/2019

Israeli Labor party leader says he won’t seek re-election JERUSALEM (AP) — The leader of Israel’s venerable Labor party says he won’t seek re-election as party chairman. Avi Gabbay announced on Tuesday he won’t run in the upcoming vote for ...
15:00, 06/11/2019

ICE is paying an Israeli security company $30M to break into phones The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has expanded its partnership with Israeli digital forensics firm Cellebrite to unlock and extract data from mobile phones, reports The Daily Beast. Acc...
13:48, 09/12/2019

Israeli parliament votes to hold new elections in September Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhau's failure to form a coalition government. The move comes after weeks of difficult negotiation...
23:48, 05/29/2019

Throngs of Israeli nationalists march in Jerusalem Old City Thousands of Israeli religious nationalists parade through the streets of Jerusalem, to mark an Israeli holiday celebrating the Old City’s capture in 1967...
20:12, 06/02/2019

| Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel Israeli aircraft struck Hamas bases in Gaza, the military has said, after a rocket fired by Palestinian militants hit a Jewish theological seminary in southern Israel....
16:12, 06/14/2019

Israeli election: Netanyahu, challenger Gantz at stalemate An election re-run in Israel Tuesday shows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is in a dead heat with challenger Benny Gantz -- in a race that could end up significantly changing the nation's political ...
00:37, 09/19/2019

Israeli Leader Pins Election Bid on Security Record Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is staking his political survival in Tuesday’s election on his record in protecting Israel, as he faces a challenge from former generals who seek to sow doubt that he...
20:24, 09/15/2019

Israeli PM Thanks PM Modi for India's Vote Against Palestinian Group Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has thanked his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for voting in favour of a decision introduced by the Jewish state that objected to granting consultative......
11:36, 06/13/2019

Israeli PM calls US economic peace plan ‘brilliant’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the $50 billion U.S. economic investment plan for the Palestinians, which has been castigated by the Palestinian leadership, is “a...
23:36, 06/27/2019

Next Israeli leader certain to face growing budget problems Whoever emerges as Israel's prime minister after Tuesday's election will need to rein in a growing budget deficit quickly before it hits economic growth....
14:12, 09/18/2019

Israeli charged with assault for spitting on Polish ambassador Israeli prosecutors filed charges on Thursday against a man accused of spitting on Poland's ambassador, an incident that drew strong condemnation from Warsaw and underscored tensions between the count...
21:24, 05/16/2019

Factbox: Where Netanyahu stands on key Israeli policy issues Benjamin Netanyahu, who is seeking a fifth term as Israel's prime minister, has played up his conservative, security-first credentials in the face of inexperienced rivals in the run-up to Tuesday's el...
18:00, 09/13/2019

Trump says he and Netanyahu discussed possible US-Israeli defense treaty President Trump said he spoke Saturday to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about the possibility of a “mutual defense treaty” between the two nations—just days before Israeli voters go to the ...
20:48, 09/14/2019

Iran will defeat U.S.-Israeli alliance, says defense minister Iran's military commanders said on Wednesday the Islamic Republic was on the verge of an all-out confrontation with its enemies and was ready to counter any threat....
21:36, 05/15/2019

Trump has downtown roundabout named after him in Israeli city An Israeli city has named a traffic circle after President Donald Trump, just weeks after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government renamed a Golan Heights settlement after the president....
19:12, 07/09/2019

Israeli forces kill 4 Palestinians on Gaza border The Israeli military has blamed Gaza authority Hamas for an attack on its soldiers by Palestinian "terrorists." Hamas has disputed the accusation and put the blame back on Israel....
23:24, 08/10/2019

Israeli lawmakers vote to disband Knesset in bid for new elections Israeli lawmakers have voted to dissolve the national parliament due to difficulty agreeing on a coalition government -- a move that could pave the way for new elections....
18:36, 05/28/2019

Israeli Election Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
14:24, 09/17/2019

Israeli troopers shoot Palestinian woman, say she tried to stab them Israeli security personnel shot a Palestinian woman who tried to stab them at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, Israeli police said, and Palestinian officials said she died of her i...
09:36, 09/18/2019

Israeli Soldier Is Stabbed to Death, Prompting Manhunt An off-duty Israeli soldier was found stabbed to death near a West Bank settlement, prompting a manhunt for the killer in what the Israeli military called a terrorist attack....
18:48, 08/08/2019

Israeli Vote Hinges on a Mosaic of Competing Groups Israeli politics can be tribal, with loyalties to ethnic groups, religious factions and ideologies as strong a factor in voting as views on particular issues. Here’s a guide in words and pictures....
11:00, 09/17/2019

New Israeli government or election: Netanyahu faces deadline JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s raucous political world is on edge, counting down to a midnight deadline to see whether a new government will be formed or whether there will be an unpresented second e...
10:00, 05/29/2019

Israeli police urge sex abuse charges against minister Deputy health minister Yaacov Litzman had allegedly helped a sex offender escape extradition to Australia. Victim support groups have called on Prime Minister Netanyahu to remove the official from off...
17:12, 08/06/2019

Former Israeli PM Barak stages return to ‘topple Netanyahu’ JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s former Prime Minister Ehud Barak has announced he is returning to politics and is forming a new party that will aim to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcom...
19:12, 06/26/2019

Palestinians bury Jerusalem man killed by Israeli police A Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli police during clashes in east Jerusalem last week has been laid to rest after his body was released to his family...
19:36, 07/01/2019

Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez suspended for 3 games Angels pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Angels manag...
04:24, 07/18/2019

Court action against Viagogo suspended as improvements made The UK competition watchdog has suspended plans for court action against Viagogo, saying the ticket reseller had addressed concerns about how it presents key information to customers....
08:24, 09/06/2019

Yankees' Boone suspended 1 game for umpire rant New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone was suspended one game and fined an undisclosed amount for his rant at home plate umpire Brennan Miller during Thursday's afternoon game against the Tampa Bay Rays...
09:36, 07/20/2019