Sunday, February 23, 2020

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Netflix eliminated 9 films and Tv set demonstrates owing to govt needs. Here is why.

Doesn’t it suck when your favorite movies and TV shows get removed from Netflix?  When Netflix lost Friends at the beginning of the year, fans of the show were really disappointed. But, hey, that’s showbiz. Rights to movies and TV shows get bought, sold, and expire all the time. But did you know that Netflix…

‘We Are Very Worried.’ Jailed Saudi Blogger Raif Badawi’s Family Say They Have Not Heard From Him In Over a Month

Jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi, currently serving a 10 year prison sentence for criticizing the Saudi Arabian regime online, has not been heard from in more than a month, leaving his family fearful for his well-being, and unsure if he is still alive. The last time Badawi’s family heard from him was on Jan. 14,…

WWE Super ShowDown 2020: How to view, predictions, begin time and WWE Network – CNET

Goldberg challenges for the Universal Championship at Super ShowDown.  WWE WWE is returning to Saudi Arabia, and it's putting on quite a strange show. Headlining the event is none other than WCW legend Bill Goldberg, who returns to action for the first time since last August, at the ripe age of 53, to take on…

There is Now an Formal Name for the Wuhan Coronavirus Illness

Photo: Kevin Frayer (Getty Image)The World Health Organization has finally come up with a name for the illness caused by a newly discovered coronavirus that’s infected at least 40,000 people and killed over 1,000 worldwide. Meanwhile, scientists elsewhere have coined a new name for the virus itself.At a press briefing held Tuesday, WHO Director-General Tedros…

‘We do not have a heritage of murdering our citizens’: A Saudi official says studies that the Saudi Crown Prince is related to the...

Visit Insider's homepage for more stories.A Saudi minister has dismissed international uproar about journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, saying that reports of him being slain at the order of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and by the hands of his henchmen are preposterous."The idea that this was authorized is ridiculous," Minister of State for Foreign Affairs…

Netflix Reveals Its 9 Government Takedown Requests

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Jeff Bezos’ girlfriend’s brother is suing the Amazon CEO for defamation, claiming he was falsely accused of offering incriminating pictures to the Countrywide Enquirer

As the saga of Jeff Bezos, his nude selfies, and his leaked affair with Lauren Sanchez continues, a new development has arisen – Sanchez's brother Michael Sanchez is now suing Bezos for defamation.Bloomberg reports Sanchez has accused the Amazon CEO and his security consultant Gavin de Becker of telling journalists that Sanchez leaked Bezos' nude…

Reform in Saudi Arabia: the Local climate-Coffee Relationship

If the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s reform agenda is to succeed, this might well depend on protecting its ancient heritage of coffee drinking. But this heritage is under grave threat from the ravages of climate change. Last year, a major study found that as much as 60 percent of wild coffee species are at risk of…

Denmark arrests three users of Iranian opposition group on spy expenses

COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Denmark said on Monday it had arrested three leading members of an Iranian Arab opposition group on suspicion of spying for Saudi Arabia.The three members of the Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahvaz (ASMLA) had already been charged by Danish police for supporting an attack in Iran in 2018."It is…

Yemen’s Houthis offer talks for Sudan prisoner swap via Red Cross: TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemen's Houthi movement is ready to hold talks with Sudan over an exchange of prisoners through the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), al-Masirah, a television channel run by the Iran-aligned group, said on Thursday.The Sudanese authorities said last month they had 5,000 troops operating in Yemen as part of a…

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Food Pakistan has ‘new rules’ for Fb, Twitter

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's government has approved new rules for regulating cyber space which opponents say could be used to stifle dissent and free speech. Under regulations that were approved by the cabinet late last month but were not immediately made public, social media companies will be obliged to help law enforcement agencies access data and to…

Trump calls for probe into leak of intelligence on Russian election interference

U.S. President Donald Trump addresses a campaign rally at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 21, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueWASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Sunday called for an investigation into an apparent leak of classified intelligence from a briefing for lawmakers on Russian interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential…

The us won’t be able to have a whack-a-mole Iran approach

Chris Coons represents Delaware in the US Senate. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion on CNN. (CNN)On January 7, hours after Iran fired missiles at a base in Iraq housing American troops, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, said that was the end of his country's response to the…

U.S. says prepared to help North Korea combat threat from coronavirus

FILE PHOTO: U.S. State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus attends a press briefing by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at the State Department in Washington, U.S., December 11, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri GripasWASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is “deeply concerned” about the possible impact of a coronavirus outbreak in North Korea and is prepared to help…