Nelson Mandela Foundation Files Cybersquatting Complaint, Wants Mandela.org Domain Name

WorldNews.com | 2019-02-22

A cybersquatting complaint has been filed against the domain name Mandela.org by the Nelson Mandela Foundation Trust, Domain Name Wire reports. The organization, established in 1999, began when Nelson Mandela stepped down as South African president, the report said. Its purpose was for Mandela to do...

Uniregistry Makes WHOIS Hidden By Default – But Opt-Out Continues To Be Available

WorldNews.com | 2019-02-22

Uniregistry has taken the brash step of making domain names WHOIS hidden/redacted by default, Online Domain reported Thursday. There’s good news here: The good news is domainers may opt-out of the default redacted whois and keep WHOIS of domains public, the report said. Beginning Feb. 27, data will...

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Southwest hit by computer outage, adding to its problems

Wtop | 2019-02-22

DALLAS (AP) — Hundreds of Southwest Airlines flights have been delayed as the carrier deals with winter weather and a computer outage. The outage occurred early Friday and grounded Southwest flights around...

Ford launches probe into actual emissions of its vehicles

This is Money | 2019-02-22

Ford has launched an investigation into the actual emissions of its vehicles after employees reported errors in data given to authorities, the automaker said. "In September, a handful of...

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Garlic, onion lower colorectal cancer risk

The Siasat Daily | 2019-02-22

Beijing: Consumption of allium vegetables including garlic, onion and leek, is associated with a reduced risk of colorectal cancer, researchers say. Colorectal cancer is the cancer of the colon or rectum,...

Australian researchers reveal new tool to track spread of infectious diseases

China.dot.org | 2019-02-21

CANBERRA, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) -- Australia's peak scientific body has developed a tool to track how infectious diseases spread throughout the country. The tool, which is part of the Disease Networks and Mobility (DiNeMO) project being undertaken by the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: February 22, 2019

WorldNews.com | 2019-02-22

General News Banco BTG Pactual, Latin America’s largest investment bank, is planning to raise $15 million through a security token offering. The ReitBZ (RBZ) token is backed with distressed Brazilian real estate assets. International investors can purchase the token through a “low-cost,...

Cryptocurrency companies use ‘backdoor’ listings to ease into mainstream

A Bit of News | 2019-02-22

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Several cryptocurrency exchanges have moved closer to mainstream markets by buying listed companies, looking to raise funds and present themselves as embedded in the traditional financial services world they once spurned. Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum...

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Dubai Tennis: Imperious Elina Svitolina sends Garbine Muguruza packing

The National | 2019-02-20

Defending champion Elina Svitolina charged through to the quarter-finals of the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championship with a dominant victory over Garbine Muguruza. The Ukrainian was rarely in trouble against the two-major winner as she cantered through 6-1, 6-2 to set up a quarter-final with Carla...

Semenya hearing ends, decision in 'pivotal' case late March

Canada Dot Com | 2019-02-22

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The Court of Arbitration for Sport says a week-long hearing for South African athlete Caster Semenya’s appeal against hormone regulations proposed by the international track and field body ended Friday. A decision in...

World champion Pinturault wins season-long combined title

The Wichita Eagle | 2019-02-22

Alexis Pinturault added the season-long World Cup title in Alpine combined Friday to the world title he won 11 days ago. The Frenchman won the discipline's season-ending race by 0.68 ......

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Medellin razes Pablo Escobar’s home in symbol of rebirth

Wtop | 2019-02-22

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — A six-floor apartment building in Medellin that Pablo Escobar once called home was demolished Friday in an emotional ceremony that...

Florida Human Trafficking Investigation Leads To Charges For New England Patriots Owner

WorldNews.com | 2019-02-22

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces charges of misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution after an investigation into money laundering and human...

Theresa May must go in three months, cabinet ministers say

The Guardian | 2019-02-22

Senior Conservatives to make clear PM should give way to new leader for next phase of Brexit Cabinet ministers will make it clear they believe Theresa May...

Protests in Algeria against president’s bid for 5th term

Wtop | 2019-02-22

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Demonstrators have taken to the streets in several Algerian towns to denounce President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth...

Venezuela crisis: Rival border concerts as aid row continues

BBC News | 2019-02-22

The concerts, being held just 300m (980ft) apart, represent two opposing sides of a power struggle between Mr Maduro and Mr Guaidó, who declared himself interim...

U.S. Democrats introduce resolution stopping Trump border emergency

This is Money | 2019-02-22

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Feb 22 (Reuters) - Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a resolution on Friday aimed at ending President...

Police: 5 children die of food poisoning in Pakistan

Atlanta Journal | 2019-02-22

KARACHI, PAKISTANPakistani police say five children have died of suspected food poisoning after their family had dinner at a restaurant in...

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Al Jazeera | 2019-02-22

Why Britain should allow Shamima Begum to return home

Banning this young woman from entering her home country would be playing into the hands of...

Al Jazeera | 2019-02-22

New Yorkers were right to oppose the Amazon deal

The opposition to the deal may have been wrong in detail. But it is right in principle. ......

John Pilger | 2019-02-22

THE WAR ON VENEZUELA IS BUILT ON LIES

In this analysis, John Pilger looks back over the Chavez years in Venezuela, including his own...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-02-21

Engaged citizens deserve respect in Tallahassee | Letters

Spurned at the Capitol When concerned voters take time out of their schedules to attend and testify...