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‘Trump’s presidency fueled growth of U.S. hate groups’

Southern Poverty Law Center Date : February 22, 2018 Reporter : ANI WASHINGTON, U.S. - According to an assessment released by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under U.S. President Donald Trump. According to the report, the groups expanded dramatically in size and power and were fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy.  The Southern Poverty Law Center said in its report that in 2017, there were 954 hate groups in the ...Full Story

POLITICS

‘Trump’s presidency fueled growth of U.S. hate groups’

Date : February 22, 2018 Reporter : ANI Southern Poverty Law Center WASHINGTON, U.S. - According to an assessment released by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under U.S. President Donald Trump. According to the report, the groups expanded ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Facebook responds to Russia probe: Will verify ad buyers

Date : February 19, 2018 Reporter : ANI Facebook has vowed a response CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In its response to the intensifying Russia probe being led by Congressional committees and Special Counsel Robert Mueller - now Facebook has vowed a response. Facebook said on Sunday that it is planning to use ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

WB predicts decline in oil supplies from non-OPEC countries

Date : April 27, 2016 Reporter : Trend WB latest Commodity Markets Outlook April 27 By Elena Kosolapova - Trend: The World Bank (WB) predicts a decline in oil supplies from the non-OPEC countries by 0.7 million barrels per day in 2016 mainly due to a decrease in production at the US onshore fields, said WB ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Florida school shooting: Police hunt for bomb, multiple dead

Date : February 15, 2018 Reporter : BNN Just before students were to be dismissed FLORIDA, U.S. - Several casualties have been reported in a shooting incident that rattled a high school in Parkland, Florida, just before students were to be dismissed for the day. According to the police, the mass shooting incident ...Full Story

HISTORY

MLK Day: Protesters criticize Trump as he breaks tradition

Date : January 16, 2018 Reporter : BNN Martin Luther King Jr. Day FLORIDA, U.S. - U.S. President Donald Trump marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day breaking with Presidential tradition, visiting his golf course and spending time at his Mar-a-Lago property in Florida.  On the other hand, Americans ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Bosnian Croat leader Slobodan Praljak dies after drinking poison in UN war crimes court

Date : November 30, 2017 Reporter : DW Bosnian Croat minister of defense during the Balkans wars Bosnian Croat ex-General Slobodan Praljak drank poison after the Hague war crimes tribunal upheld his 2013 war crimes sentence. Croatia's prime minister has criticized the court for its "unjust" verdict, reports DW ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Massive 7.2 magnitude quake rocks Mexico, affecting millions

Date : February 17, 2018 Reporter : BNN Killed over 300 people MEXICO CITY, Mexico - A massive 7.2 magnitude earthquake rocked Mexico’s southern Pacific Coast on Friday, leaving millions without power and evoking memories of the September 19 earthquake that killed over 300 people in the ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Here’s how Facebook will access trustworthy news on its feed

Date : January 21, 2018 Reporter : BNN Devised a way to deal with fake news CALIFORNIA, U.S. - In a bid to crack down on a problem that has gripped the world’s biggest social network for over a year now, Facebook has now announced that it has devised a way to deal with fake news. According to a ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

New day,old scam: Netflix email scam revived, spreads wildly

Date : February 3, 2018 Reporter : BNN Cybersecurity experts have advised MICHIGAN, U.S. - An old Netflix scam is doing the round again, and people continue to fall for the scam, that at one point looking almost genuine. As part of the scam, hackers reportedly pose as Netflix employees and send out emails ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Top ten airports in world revealed

Date : September 10, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Beijing remains hot on the heels of Atlanta MONTREAL, Canada - While Middle East carriers such as Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways are making robust inroads into international air travel, the North America region still handles more passengers and cargo than any other ...Full Story

SPORTS

Rio 2016 - Margarita Mamun is the current World Record holder

Date : August 23, 2016 Reporter : The Daily Star/ ANI A win for two countries One of the best rhythmic gymnasts in the world, Margarita Mamun won the individual all-around gold in Rio de Janeiro and helped Russia win the competition for the fifth straight Olympics. A score of 76.483 was enough for her to finish ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Should Melania ‘leave’ Donald Trump? See what polls say

Date : February 17, 2018 Reporter : ANI US-based poll Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 17 (ANI): Not all seems to be well with the Trumps if US-based poll numbers are to be believed. Over a third of Americans think that the United States' first lady Melania Trump should "leave" ...Full Story

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