Court sentences Ahmed Abu Khatallah to twenty-two year imprisonment for 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Libya 

​Ahmed Abu Khatallah, the organizer of the deadly September 11, 2012, attack on U.S. diplomatic compounds in Benghazi, Libya, was sentenced on Wednesday to 22 years in prison on terrorism and other charges, the Justice Department said. Government evidence showed Khatallah led an extremist militia named Ubaydah bin Jarrah, which he directed to carry out… Read More Court sentences Ahmed Abu Khatallah to twenty-two year imprisonment for 2012 attacks on U.S. compounds in Libya 

Patriach of Jackson 5 music family Joe Jackson dies at 89

​Joe Jackson, the patriarch of an American musical dynasty who started his son Michael, daughter Janet, and the Jackson 5 on the road to stardom but also verbally and physically abused them, has died at the age of 89, his family said on Wednesday. Jackson, who recently lived in Las Vegas, had been suffering from… Read More Patriach of Jackson 5 music family Joe Jackson dies at 89

Prosecutors charge police officer Michael Rosfeld for fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Antwon Rose

​Pennsylvania prosecutors on Wednesday charged an East Pittsburgh police officer with homicide in the shooting death last week of an unarmed black teenager, the latest in a string of U.S. police killings of black men that has sparked nationwide protests. 30-year-old Officer Michael Rosfeld surrendered to face a single criminal count for killing 17-year-old Antwon… Read More Prosecutors charge police officer Michael Rosfeld for fatal shooting of unarmed black teenager Antwon Rose

U.S. federal judge bars immigration agents from separating families of illegal immigrants, orders reunification

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that U.S. immigration agents could no longer separate immigrant parents and children caught crossing the border from Mexico illegally, and must work to reunite those families that had been split up in custody. United States District Court Judge Dana Sabraw granted the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) a preliminary… Read More U.S. federal judge bars immigration agents from separating families of illegal immigrants, orders reunification

Microsoft to partner with InMobi for provision of marketing insights to enterprise customers

​Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it will partner with India-based mobile ad tech company InMobi, seeking to provide Azure cloud customers artificial intelligence-backed marketing insights. InMobi, which has around 40,000 to 50,000 enterprise customers, enables companies to gather insight on its customer base thereby helping them gauge marketing possibilities. Under the partnership, InMobi will expand… Read More Microsoft to partner with InMobi for provision of marketing insights to enterprise customers

Prominent Japanese blogger Kenichiro ‘Hagex’ Okamoto fatally stabbed following cyber abuse seminar

One of Japan’s most prominent bloggers was stabbed to death minutes after giving a seminar on how to resolve personal disputes on the internet. Media reports said Kenichiro Okamoto, better known by his blogger name Hagex, died after reportedly being attacked by a man he had argued with online. The suspect, Hidemitsu Matsumoto, allegedly followed… Read More Prominent Japanese blogger Kenichiro ‘Hagex’ Okamoto fatally stabbed following cyber abuse seminar

Facebook eases restrictions on cryptocurrency ads and related content

Facebook Inc on Tuesday decided to allow certain ads promoting cryptocurrency and related content from pre-approved advertisers, but would continue its ban on those tied to binary options and initial coin offerings. Facebook had in January banned ads that promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices. “We… Read More Facebook eases restrictions on cryptocurrency ads and related content

Uber wins probationary license for operations in London

Uber Technologies Inc won a probationary license to operate in London on Tuesday in a partial victory for its new chief executive after it made changes to ease strained relations with city authorities. The new license was subject to strict conditions, however, and came with a warning to prove it had changed to retain its… Read More Uber wins probationary license for operations in London