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Global Media Sites That Don't Remove Hate Speech Will Get Big Fines In Germany
Author: 0 Sites That Don't Remove Hate Speech Will Get Big Fines In Germany

Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ:FB ) and other big-time websites could soon face huge fines for failing to address hate speech on their platforms, as a new law looks set to go into effect in Germany. Facebook , for one, doesn't think the law will help. According to the German Federal Criminal Police Office, hate crime has grown by 300% in the past two years alone.

Global Media Deadline for IL state budget midnight tonight
Author: 0 Deadline for IL state budget midnight tonight

Bruce Rauner. Over nine days of the special session called by Gov. Bruce Rauner with the intent of passing a state budget, IL lawmakers have spent just 134 minutes actually in special session. The Democrats' plan would prohibit most local governments from increasing taxes. Madigan says he's sending messages to the major bond-rating houses to give IL more time to secure a deal before a downgrade.

Author: 0 Ukrainian military official killed in Kiev vehicle bombing, officials say

Ukrainian police said in a statement on Tuesday the driver of a luxury auto was killed instantly as the vehicle blew up at an intersection Tuesday morning. There was no claim of responsibility, while investigators did not immediately say who was to blame. The blast is the latest deadly incident to rock the capital of the crisis-hit country, which is battling a bloody Russian-backed insurgency in its eastern regions.

Global Media Small plane crashes onto California freeway
Author: 0 Small plane crashes onto California freeway

One official said it was "truly remarkable" that aircraft only hit one vehicle, whose occupants escaped injury, on the busy rush-hour highway. Both occupants of a twin Cessna survived a crash on the 405-freeway shortly after departure from John Wayne Airport.

Global Media Texas court questions right of benefits for gay spouses
Author: 0 Texas court questions right of benefits for gay spouses

The Court reaffirmed that view just this month, ruling against an Arkansas birth certificate law that discriminated against gay parents. Though same-sex marriage was officially legalized in 2015, the Texas judges believed the "reach and ramifications" of the Supreme Court's 2015 decision had not been clearly specified, casting doubt over whether such spousal benefits should be required.

Global Media July 4 travelers will pay lowest gas prices since 2005
Author: 0 July 4 travelers will pay lowest gas prices since 2005

GasBuddy estimated that gasoline prices south of the border are at 12-year gulches, with gas averaging $2.21 USA per gallon, nearly a dollar lower than the 10-year average. The release states the 10-year average is $3.14 per gallon. From June 30 to July 4, a record-breaking 37.5 million Americans are expected to drive at least 50 miles away from home, according to a report recently published by AAA.

Global Media One killed, six injured at NY hospital by former employee
Author: 0 One killed, six injured at NY hospital by former employee

A suspect was believed to be on the loose in the hospital. The New York Times is reporting that three doctors were shot during the incident. He provided no information about the exact number of victims or their conditions. At least one of the doctors was being treated by people inside the hospital, who had used a fire hose as a tourniquet, the official said. Police swarmed the hospital searching for an assailant, the New York Daily News said.

Global Media LIRR nightmare continues with power outage in Penn station
Author: 0 LIRR nightmare continues with power outage in Penn station

The outage came hours after a power outage in the morning when 500 people were stranded for several hours on a train heading from Port Washington into the city. "Customers should expect incompetency from the trains EVERYDAY, apparently". The issue, described as a "track condition" by the LIRR and third rail problem by the MTA, began shortly before 6 a.m., and persisted more than two hours later.

Global Media R2-D2 Robot From 'Star Wars' Sold for USA $2.75 Million
Author: 0 R2-D2 Robot From 'Star Wars' Sold for USA $2.75 Million

The auction description says this Artoo is now in the United Kingdom, where all Star Wars films including Episode I were made. The 43-inch (1.1 meter) robot made out of aluminum and fiberglass was assembled from parts used during director George Lucas' filming of Star Wars , which began in 1977.

Global Media Claiming To Rep Flynn, Late GOPer Sought Clinton Emails From Hackers
Author: 0 Claiming To Rep Flynn, Late GOPer Sought Clinton Emails From Hackers

Smith hired technology experts, lawyers, and an investigator who speaks Russian to aid him in his search. Smith, the operative, died 10 days after speaking to the Journal about his claim. Flynn himself became a contact point between the Trump transition and the Vladimir Putin regime through his conversations with Russian Ambassador to the U.S.

Global Media Venezuela Helicopter Attack Exacerbates A Deteriorating Crisis
Author: 0 Venezuela Helicopter Attack Exacerbates A Deteriorating Crisis

The socialist president Nicolas Maduro , whose protesters have been demanding the departure nearly every day since early April, has denounced a "terrorist attack" aimed at fomenting a coup, in the framework of a campaign against him from the right sustained according to him, the United States.

Global Media July 4th Holiday Travel to Set New Record
Author: 0 July 4th Holiday Travel to Set New Record

An estimated 44.2 million people will take to the roads, skies, rails and waterways for the Independence Day holiday weekend, AAA says. These are all increases from 2016 by 2.9 percent, 4.6 percent and 1.4 percent respectively. 2 spot for USA tourists on the Fourth, with Seattle taking the No. 4 spot. The list of top destinations that follows is based on AAA in-office and online air and tour product passenger counts for travel June 1-Aug.

Author: 0 White Sox rally for walk-off win over Yankees

The No. 3 overall pick in the 2014 draft, Rodon won nine games in his first two seasons and provided plenty of reason for optimism with the way he finished the 2016 campaign. As he rounded first, he stared down fans in right field who had been heckling him. Today hopefully [becomes] a good sign for him. He may try the same tactic on Wednesday when he gets one of his starting pitchers back in the rotation.

Global Media General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets
Author: 0 General Mills, Inc. (GIS) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets

GIS's Group President Nudi Jonathon Sell 2729 shares of the company at a price of $57.54 on 2017-04-12. Operating profit reported by General Mills, Inc .in its fiscal fourth quarter of 2017 was $609.20 million. The next quarterly dividend will be paid by General Mills on August 1 to shareholders of record July 10. This represents a $1.96 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.47%.

Global Media Kailash Mansarovar: China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims near Nathu-la
Author: 0 Kailash Mansarovar: China mum over stopping Indian pilgrims near Nathu-la

It would take some time to fix the roads and the Indians would not be able to make the pilgrimage any time soon, maintained the Chinese officials. The issue was being discussed by the two foreign ministries, said Mr. The development also comes amid bilateral tensions over various issues, including India boycotting the One Belt One Road summit in Beijing and China scuttling India's NSG bid.

Global Media New 2017 BMW 5 Series launched at Rs 49.90 lakh
Author: 0 New 2017 BMW 5 Series launched at Rs 49.90 lakh

The new 2017 BMW 5 Series has been officially launched in India at a star studded event in Mumbai with none other than President BMW India , Vikram Pawah and cricketing legend, Sachin Tendulkar in attendance. This engine can accelerate the 5-Series to 100 km/h from a standstill in a claimed time of 7.5 seconds. The all-new BMW 5 Series brings together two traditional BMW design elements that lend the auto a forward-surging character, and muscularity.

Global Media India's vice presidential elections to be held on August 5
Author: 0 India's vice presidential elections to be held on August 5

The security deposit for the election is Rs. 15,000/- (Rupees fifteen thousand only), which is required to be made along with the nomination paper, the CEC said. Zaidi said a special pen will be used for voting by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha members. In the 243-member Rajya Sabha, the BJP has 56 members, while the Congress with 59 is the single largest party.

Global Media 'No longer Waiting for Godot': Musk's new tunnel venture begins under LA
Author: 0 'No longer Waiting for Godot': Musk's new tunnel venture begins under LA

Musk did not provide details on how long or where that first segment of tunnel will lead to; apparently, the digging operations before now had been confined to the SpaceX parking lot. No longer waiting for Godot . On Wednesday, the executive said the machine had "just completed the first segment" of the L.A. tunnel, suggesting the first leg of the track is already a done deal.