Twitter says Infowars hasn't 'violated our rules.' It looks like that's not the case

  1. Twitter says Infowars hasn’t ‘violated our rules.’ It looks like that’s not the case  CNNMoney
  2. Infowars app surges in popularity after tech platforms move against Alex Jones  Washington Post
  3. Here’s Why Apple Isn’t Kicking Alex Jones’ InfoWars Out of Its App Store  Fortune
  4. The Twitter Rules: A Living Document – Twitter Blog  Twitter Blog
  5. Did Alex Jones Expose Social Media’s Neutrality Delusion?  Bloomberg
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Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measures

Saudi rules out mediation in Canada row, mulls new measuresSaudi Arabia on Wednesday ruled out any mediation in an escalating diplomatic row with Canada, adding that the kingdom was considering further punitive measures against Ottawa. “There is nothing to mediate,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told reporters. Jubeir added that Saudi Arabia was “considering additional measures” against Canada, without elaborating.


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Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row, may take more measures

Saudi Arabia rules out mediation in Canada row, may take more measuresBy Aziz El Yaakoubi and Davide Barbuscia RIYADH/DUBAI (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday there is no room for mediation in the kingdom’s deepening diplomatic dispute with Canada, and that Ottawa knew what it needed to do to “fix its big mistake”. A mistake has been made and a mistake should be corrected,” Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir told a news conference in Riyadh. In an indication that the quarrel may worsen, Jubeir said that the kingdom was still “considering additional measures” against Canada, but did not elaborate.


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Twitter CEO says Infowars' Alex Jones not banned because 'he hasn't violated our rules'

  1. Twitter CEO says Infowars’ Alex Jones not banned because ‘he hasn’t violated our rules’  NBCNews.com
  2. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: We Haven’t Banned Alex Jones Because He Hasn’t Violated Our Rules  Fortune
  3. Twitter CEO Defends Giving Alex Jones a Platform to Spread Lies  Gizmodo
  4. A Better Way to Ban Alex Jones  New York Times
  5. Meet Jared Holt, the guy who’s getting Alex Jones kicked off the internet  Salon
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New tools, old rules: Limit screen-based recreational media at home

Screen time from computers, phones, tablet computers, video games, TV and other screen-based devices is associated with increased sedentary behavior in children and teens. Sedentary behaviors contribute to overweight and obesity. TV viewing has decreased among young people, but overall screen media consumption has increased substantially in this age group.
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Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctions

Iran eases currency rules, hoping to buoy rial ahead of sanctionsBy Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran will ease foreign exchange rules, state TV reported on Sunday, in a bid to halt a collapse of the rial currency that has lost half its value since April due to fears about U.S. sanctions likely to be imposed this week. President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of an agreement to lift sanctions in return for Iran limiting its nuclear programme caused a run on the rial as companies and savers bought hard currency to protect themselves from the economic sanctions that could be imposed from Monday. The central bank has blamed “enemies” for the fall of the currency, and the judiciary said 29 people had been arrested on charges that carry the death penalty.


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