U.S. judge dismisses lawsuits against Facebook

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc. liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of Hamas attacks,… Read More U.S. judge dismisses lawsuits against Facebook

Telecom regulator fines MTN Rwanda $8.5million for breach of license

Rwanda’s telecom industry regulator has fined MTN Rwanda, a division of South Africa’s MTN Group, 7 billion francs (an equivalent of 8.5 million dollars) for running its IT services outside the country in breach of its license. The regulator said in a ruling posted on its website in Kigali that MTN Rwanda was hosting its… Read More Telecom regulator fines MTN Rwanda $8.5million for breach of license

One dead, several injured as motorist plows car into crowd at Times Square

A U.S. Navy veteran plowed his car into pedestrians in New York City’s packed Times Square on Thursday, killing an 18-year-old woman and injuring 22 people. The city’s mayor said there was no indication it was an act of terrorism. Witnesses said the motorist mounted the sidewalk in a burgundy Honda sedan and sped along… Read More One dead, several injured as motorist plows car into crowd at Times Square