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Twitter looks to expand blue-tick verification to all 'human' users

10 Mar 2018

Twitter looks to expand blue-tick verification to all 'human' users

In a bid to weed out robots and fake accounts on its platform, Twitter is reportedly considering to soon open 'blue tick' verification process for all users who can prove their identity.

Eminem unleashes furious rap against 'kamikaze, racist, orange' Trump

11 Oct 2017

Eminem unleashes furious rap against 'kamikaze, racist, orange' Trump

Eminem unleashed a furious four-minute attack on President Donald Trump in a rap video broadcast during the BET Hip-Hop Awards.

White nationalists return to Charlottesville, chant "Russia is our friend"

09 Oct 2017

White nationalists return to Charlottesville, chant "Russia is our friend"

White supremacists became the subject of national scorn in the US after one woman was killed in violent clashes between right-wing supporters and counter-protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia.

L'Oreal's transgender model calls 'all white people' racist, gets fired

02 Sep 2017

L'Oreal's transgender model calls 'all white people' racist, gets fired

A recent Facebook post by French cosmetics giant L'Oreal's first transgender model led to her getting fired.

Why Trump supporters will always have the president's back

26 Aug 2017

Why Trump supporters will always have the president's back

The outrage that followed Trump's reaction to the violent Charlottesville rally fueled speculation that the president's supporters would abandon him.

US science envoy resigns with hidden "IMPEACH" message to Trump

24 Aug 2017

US science envoy resigns with hidden "IMPEACH" message to Trump

A science envoy to the US State Department is the latest high-profile associate to resign over President Donald Trump's response to a violent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.

Will close down the government to build border wall: Trump

24 Aug 2017

Will close down the government to build border wall: Trump

Addressing supporters at the 'Make America Great Again' rally in Phoenix, Arizona, President Donald Trump noted that he will build a border wall, even if he has to close down the US government.

'You're a f*&$ing pig': Indian CEO abused by Trump supporter

23 Aug 2017

'You're a f*&$ing pig': Indian CEO abused by Trump supporter

An Indian-origin CEO was racially abused after he wrote against US President Donald Trump's economic agenda.

#CharlottesvilleViolence: Charities back out from hosting events at Trump's resort

22 Aug 2017

#CharlottesvilleViolence: Charities back out from hosting events at Trump's resort

US President Donald Trump is facing widespread backlash over his response to the violent "Unite the Right" rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Trump disbands business advisory council after top CEOs abandon him

17 Aug 2017

Trump disbands business advisory council after top CEOs abandon him

Offended by President Trump's controversial remarks comparing white supremacists to the protesters who oppose them, his main council consisting of top CEOs disbanded.

Trump backtracks, blames "both sides" over Charlottesville violence

16 Aug 2017

Trump backtracks, blames "both sides" over Charlottesville violence

US President Donald Trump said both left- and right-wing extremists are to be blamed for the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one person dead and others injured.

Google, GoDaddy dump US neo-Nazi website, Daily Stormer

16 Aug 2017

Google, GoDaddy dump US neo-Nazi website, Daily Stormer

After disparaging Heather Heyer, who was killed while protesting at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia US neo-Nazi website the Daily Stormer was forced to switch its domain name providers twice.

James Alex Fields Jr: Know the Charlottesville attacker

16 Aug 2017

James Alex Fields Jr: Know the Charlottesville attacker

The recent attack on anti-racist protesters in Charlottesville, Virginia added itself to the long list of hate crimes perpetrated by white supremacists in the US and elsewhere in the world.

Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response

14 Aug 2017

Virginia violence: White House defends Trump's controversial response

US President Donald Trump has come under criticism for not explicitly condemning white supremacists that most are blaming for the Charlottesville violence.

Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured

13 Aug 2017

Virginia: Far-right rally turns violent, 1 killed and 19 injured

In a disturbing instance, a car rammed into a crowd opposing a far-right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia killing one person and leaving 19 injured.