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Google apologizes after companies pull ads that appeared near extremist content

According to the damning report, an ad appearing alongside a YouTube video typically earns advertisers $7.60 per every 1,000 views, meaning companies were unwittingly funding extremists and inciting hatred and violence to boost their profit.

Fears George Osborne will use Evening Standard editor role to attack Brexit

Bew, a cross-bench peer, said his opposition to Osborne's appointment was shared by other members of his committee, which will meet on Thursday (23 March) to discuss the issue. Evgeny Lebedev, owner of the newspaper, tweeted: "I am proud to have an editor of such substance, who reinforces the Standard's standing and influence in London and whose political viewpoint - socially liberal and economically pragmatic - closely matches that of many of our readers".

Israel denies Syria shot down a warplane

Since the outbreak of the Syria conflict in 2011, Israel has occasionally struck positions inside its war-ravaged neighbor, especially after mortar shells - allegedly fired from Syrian territory - fell inside the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Pep Guardiola: No wholesale changes at Manchester City despite UCL loss

All three goals City conceded raised questions about their defence, particularly the victor, when Tiemoue Bakayoko was allowed to rise unchallenged to head home Thomas Lemar's free-kick 13 minutes from time. Maybe the team that wins the treble will still make changes, the team that does not win the Champions League and gets to the final will make changes, so I knew that.

Federal Judge in Hawaii Blocks Trump's Modified Travel Ban

Judge Derrick K. Watson of Honolulu wrote that any "reasonable, objective observer" would see this executive order as "issued with a goal to disfavor a particular religion, in spite of its stated , religiously neutral goal", The New York Times reported .

Malaysia: Country To Deport 50 North Koreans With Expired Visas

Angered by Malaysia's handling of the incident, North Korea imposed an exit ban on Malaysian citizens in North Korea, prompting Malaysia to respond in kind. Malaysian police also want to question three other North Koreans, including a diplomat, for their alleged roles in the murder. "The decisions have to come from the police because this is a medico-legal case; we follow whatever decision that has been made".

Dutch debate on election tops TV ratings

The elections are being followed by an unprecedented number of foreign journalists and camera crews - double the interest at the last election in 2012. Far-right movements have taken hold in both countries, which are also set to hold elections this year. Geert Wilders , the divisive figure at the head of this anti-immigration euroskeptic party, has led the opinion polls for the last few months and was favourite to win the popular vote.

China's Anbang denies report of Kushner property investment

Office Tower into condominiums and retail space. In 2014, the insurer bought New York's landmark Waldorf Astoria hotel from Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc (HLT.N) for $1.95 billion. At least 35 of the companies, which collectively control more than 92 percent of Anbang, trace all or part of their ownership to relatives of Wu, to Deng's granddaughter, or to Chen Xiaolu, the marshal's son, though the three no longer show up as owners in company records, the Times reported in September.

Mark Rutte: Netherlands should stop 'domino effect' of populism

On Saturday, it was reported that Dutch authorities revoked the landing permission for Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu for security concerns. The ban came despite Ankara's threat of sanctions against Amsterdam if the Dutch government canceled Cavusoglu's visit. Tensions between the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners have been growing over the weekend after the Dutch government barred Turkey's foreign minister from flying to Rotterdam.

Pope Francis: The Church must consider ordaining married men

But Francis has made a practice of polling ordinary Catholics, most significantly in the run-up to his 2014-2015 meetings on family issues. When it comes to needing priests, the Archdiocese of St. With the Pope saying "this is the style of Church we need" he is "fundamentally re-orienting the management of the Church", Gibson added. "Accepting the invitation of the President of the Republic and the Colombian bishops, His Holiness the Pope Francis will make an Apostolic Trip to Colombia ...

Badgers Draw 8 Seed; Team Plays Virginia Tech on Thursday

The moment Hayes learned that Michigan's flight Wednesday ended up in a ditch, forcing an emergency evacuation, he all but predicted this would happen. A career to model: I don't have a clue where Michigan State defensive end Malik McDowell will be drafted, but he'll do well to have the National Football League career another former Spartan is enjoying at the same position.

Indian leader's party wins by landslide in key state elections

He said the opposition needed to shift its strategy "from mere criticism to a positive alternative" and the results in other states give some hope that the BJP is not unbeatable. Furthermore, considering the state's fickle electorate - which voted the Samajwadi Party into power in 2012 and then flipped for the BJP two years later - Modi may well eke out a victory in Uttar Pradesh in 2019, regardless.

Wenger: I didn't want to gamble with Lincoln

Theo Walcott grabbed the opener in today's FA Cup quarter-final win and said Arsenal's players had not been distracted by any speculation surrounding Wenger. I've watched this game three times now, and it's still the referee who killed our game". Though Lincoln held firm until the closing moments of the first half, when Theo Walcott scored his 17th of the season, Arsenal's greater quality told in the second as Olivier Giroud, Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey found the net for the hosts, ...

Obsessed fan has been 'stalking' Taylor Swift for months

The report says that an obsessed fan climbed several times onto the roof of her lovely penthouse in New York City. A man accused of repeatedly stalking Taylor Swift has been arrested in NY. His most recent visit was on February 15. Jaffer has been charged with stalking and burglary and has a $20,000 bond. He was captured on surveillance footage lingering in the hallway directly outside Swift's penthouse apartment door and on the building's roof from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m, court papers charge.

McCain warns Pentagon of Turkey-YPG conflict in Syria

Turkey has ordered US -based Mercy Corps , one of the largest humanitarian organizations delivering aid to Syria, to immediately shut down its Turkish operations, the group said on Wednesday. "But clashes continue to happen because of the tensions that are already there". The U.S. and Turkey are also discussing plans to recapture the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa in Syria .

High winds whip parts of MI; trees, power lines downed

A fire was sparked by downed power lines in St. Clair County's Kimball Township, prompting nearby homes to be evacuated. The strong gusts, which reached more than 80 miles per hour in some areas, also knocked down trees and power lines throughout the region, interruped traffic and caused massive power outages.

S Korea's opposition presidential contender solidifies support ahead of impeachment ruling

South Korea will have to hold a new election within 60 days to pick a new president if the court upholds the impeachment or Park steps down voluntarily. A number of former presidential aides and cabinet members have been arrested and charged with abuse of power or leaking secret state documents to Choi at Park's order.

Confident Boeing prepares to deliver first revamped Max models this summer

Following a rigorous certification process, the FAA granted Boeing an Amended Type Certificate for the 737 MAX 8, verifying the design complies with required aviation regulations and is safe and reliable. The 737 MAX 8 is expected to enter service this summer with Norwegian Air Shuttle. Speaking about the rollout, Keith Leverkuhn, vice president and general manager of Boeing's 737 Max programme, said: "The 737 Max team continues to do a fantastic job getting us to these important ...

Cruise ship comes extremely close to waterfront home

The couple are used to seeing cruise ships pass by their Port Everglades mansion but said that the Celebrity Equinox got a little too close for comfort . Still, that doesn't mean it wasn't a rather stressful day for Yasmine Todhunter and her husband Bill . Bill Todhunter from Fort Lauderdale posted the video on Twitter on March 4.

Theresa May Warns Independence Would "Wrench Scotland Out Of Its Biggest Market"

Sturgeon has called on May to consider her proposal to allow Scotland to remain a member of the European single market, and has warned that another referendum is "all but inevitable" if no such concessions are made. Mr MacNeil also accused Mrs May of forgetting the United Kingdom was a union, when he was quizzed on whether Scotland would be having a referendum every three years.