29
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Anti-Netanyahu Protests, Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel, Israel corruption, Israel corruption protests, Israel government protests, Israel protests, Jerusalem, Netanyahu protests, Politics, World

Thousands rally for weekly anti-Netanyahu protests in Israel – National

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis demonstrated Saturday in Jerusalem in a continuation of summer-long weekend rallies demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who faces a corruption trial and accusations of mishandling the coronavirus crisis. Smaller protests also took part in other parts in Israel, including overpasses…
27
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Microsoft, microsoft tiktok, Tech, TikTok, tiktok trump, tiktok u.s., Walmart, walmart microsoft tiktok, walmart tiktok

Walmart may join Microsoft in buying Tiktok’s U.S. business – National

Walmart said Thursday it may join Microsoft to buy the U.S. business of TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned video app that has come under fire from the Trump administration. Microsoft and TikTok declined to comment. Read more: TikTok CEO resigns as company faces pressure from Trump administration TikTok, through its fun,…
03
Aug
2020
Posted by: In: Cyrus R. Vance, Donald Trump, Donald Trump tax return, Donald Trump Taxes, New York, New York City, Politics, Trump, trump tax return, Trump taxes, World

‘Protracted criminal conduct’: Prosecutor seeks Trump’s taxes, cites probe of business – National

A Manhattan prosecutor trying to get U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns told a judge Monday that he was justified in demanding them, citing public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.” Trump’s lawyers last month said the grand jury subpoena for the tax returns was…
24
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Bill Morneau, bill morneau we charity, Canada, Justin Trudeau, Justin Trudeau WE Charity, Me to We, WE charity, we charity controversy, WE Charity money, WE Charity Scandal, we charity trudeau, WE Real estate

Major corporations suspend, reassess WE Charity sponsorships amid controversy – National

Major corporate sponsors are starting to distance themselves from WE Charity amid an ongoing controversy over a deal to run a $900-million student volunteer program. Virgin Atlantic Airways said it is suspending its sponsorship of the embattled organization and the Royal Bank of Canada confirmed it is reviewing its relationship.…
16
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, Coronavirus, coronavirus canada, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Face Mask Exemption Cards, fake face mask exemption cards, mandetory face masks

Coronavirus face mask exemption cards are being sold online. Experts say they’re fake – National

As mandatory face mask bylaws pop up across Canada and the United States in order to deter the spread of COVID-19, so are fraudulent cards claiming to exempt people from the rule. If you do have a medical condition preventing you from wearing a mask, you do not need to…
01
Jul
2020
Posted by: In: China, FCC Huawei, Huawei, Huawei China, Huawei FCC, Huawei national security threat, Tech, U.S. Huawei, us-china, World, ZTE

China says US ‘oppressing’ Huawei with ‘national security risk’ label – National

China on Wednesday demanded Washington stop “oppressing Chinese companies” after U.S. regulators declared telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE to be national security threats. The Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday blocked the Chinese vendors from receiving subsidies from a government fund, stepping up efforts to limit their access to the U.S. market.…
29
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Canada Coronavirus, Coronavirus, coronavirus and disability, Coronavirus Cases, Coronavirus In Canada, coronavirus news, coronavirus people with disabilities, coronavirus update, COVID-19, COVID-19 and disability, covid-19 canada, covid-19 news, Disability, Health, Lifestyle, people with disabilities

People with disabilities, autism carry a heavier pandemic burden, advocates say – National

People with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates than other people in at least two states in the U.S., according to new data collected by NPR. In Pennsylvania, people with intellectual disabilities and autism are dying at a rate twice as high as other people…
07
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: Canada, content moderators coronavirus, content moderators social media, Coronavirus, COVID-19, , Health, Instagram coronavirus, moderating misinformation coronavirus, online content moderators coronavirus, , Tech, , World

Online platforms scramble as content moderators in short supply amid coronavirus – National

While hundreds of thousands of companies across the country have seen work grind to a halt amid COVID-19, Chris Priebe is experiencing the opposite. The owner of Two Hat, an artificial intelligence-powered content moderation company based in Kelowna, B.C., has never been busier helping customers including gaming brands Nintendo Switch,…
03
Jun
2020
Posted by: In: China, Huawei, Huawei China, Huawei Iran, Huawei Technologies, Iran, Meng Wanzhou, Meng Wanzhou Iran, skycom iran, Skycom Tech, united states Huawei, us huawei, World

Huawei hid business operation in Iran after report linked CFO, documents show – National

China‘s Huawei Technologies acted to cover up its relationship with a firm that had tried to sell prohibited U.S. computer gear to Iran, after Reuters in 2013 reported deep links between the firm and the telecom-equipment giant’s chief financial officer, newly obtained internal Huawei documents show. Huawei has long described…
19
May
2020
Posted by: In: Coronavirus, coronavirus news, COVID-19, covid-19 news, Major Series Lacrosse, Mann Cup, Peterborough Lakers, Sports, Western Lacrosse Association

Coronavirus: Major Series Lacrosse season and Mann Cup national championship cancelled

Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) in Ontario and the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) in B.C. have both cancelled their 2020 seasons due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Both lacrosse leagues made the joint announcement on Tuesday afternoon. As a result of the leagues’ season being cancelled, the Mann Cup national championship,…