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WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

WhatsApp launches Indian media blitz to dispel fake news woes

Published 10/07/2018

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Facebook Inc’s WhatsApp messaging platform on Tuesday published advertisements in key Indian newspapers to tackle the spread of misinformation, its first such [more…]

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

House Republicans query Apple, Alphabet on privacy, data practices

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - Four senior U.S. House Republicans sent letters on Monday to the chief executives of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google parent Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) [more…]

Star of ‘Borat’ and ‘Bruno’ returns satirical gaze to U.S.

Star of ‘Borat’ and ‘Bruno’ returns satirical gaze to U.S.

Published 09/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sacha Baron Cohen, the British comedian who ridiculed Kazakhstan and Middle America in “Borat” and satirized the fashion industry in “Bruno,” [more…]

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Movie producer Weinstein pleads not guilty to new sex assault charge

Published 09/07/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Movie producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of sexually assaulting a woman in 2006, the third criminal [more…]

Singer Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin: reports

Singer Justin Bieber engaged to model Hailey Baldwin: reports

Published 09/07/2018

(Reuters) - Pop singer Justin Bieber became engaged to model Hailey Baldwin over the weekend, according to U.S. media reports on Sunday. The couple dated [more…]

From Churchill to Trump: Key moments in the UK-U.S. special…

From Churchill to Trump: Key moments in the UK-U.S. special…

Published 06/07/2018

(Reuters) - Since Winston Churchill coined the term “special relationship” after World War Two, the United Kingdom has placed its alliance with the United States [more…]

Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry storm Montreux stage

Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp, Joe Perry storm Montreux stage

Published 05/07/2018

MONTREUX, Switzerland (Reuters) - Alice Cooper, Johnny Depp and Aerosmith’s Joe Perry brought vintage rock to the mythic stage of the Montreux Jazz Festival on [more…]

Trump lawyer Cohen adds ex-Clinton special counsel to legal team

Trump lawyer Cohen adds ex-Clinton special counsel to legal team

Published 05/07/2018

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen has hired Lanny Davis, a crisis manager and former special counsel to President Bill [more…]

‘Sacred Games’ marks Netflix debut into Indian original series

‘Sacred Games’ marks Netflix debut into Indian original series

Published 05/07/2018

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Netflix’s first Indian original series makes its debut on Friday, the first of a slate of new shows aimed at the [more…]

Content-hungry bidders circle ‘Big Brother’ maker Endemol

Content-hungry bidders circle ‘Big Brother’ maker Endemol

Published 04/07/2018

FRANKFURT/LONDON (Reuters) - Several bidders, including Liberty Global, are preparing offers for TV production company Endemol Shine, maker of classic reality show ‘Big Brother’ and [more…]