May 11, 2021

Guyana: 9-year-old boy kills his baby sister with rat poison

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By Shonette Glasgow From Guyana Guardian A 6-month-old baby girl is now dead after her 9-year-old brother allegedly fed her with rat poison (blue rice) yesterday morning. The Guyana Guardian understands that the 9-year-old child who was originally living with his grandmother in Georgetown, was taken to La Grange on the West Bank of Demerara […]

Facebook Accused in $1 Billion Suit of Being Hamas Tool

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From Newsmax Lawyers filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging it allowed the Palestinian militant Hamas group to use the platform to plot attacks that killed four Americans and wounded one in Israel, the West Bank and Jerusalem. “Facebook has knowingly provided material support and resources to Hamas in the form of Facebook’s […]

Israel approves $3.3 million for tourism center in West Bank

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BY JESSICA PLAUTZ From Mashable Israel’s finance committee has approved a plan to build a $3.3 million tourism center in the Barkan settlement in the West Bank. The center appears to be part of a broader package of economic stimulus. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has raised the minimum wage for government employees by about […]

Why Anthony Bourdain Is Bullish on the Future of Long-Form Digital Storytelling

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By Lauren Johnson From Adweek Parts Unknown star values unique voices The former chef and media personality discussed digital journalism. Getty Images Anthony Bourdain, the celebrity chef turned TV show host, believes there’s untapped potential with digital media to dive deeper into food and travel stories. During a South by Southwest Interactive keynote moderated by […]

Israel intensifies hunt for missing teenagers

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From Aljazeera Army says it has searched 1,350 West Bank sites and arrested more than 330 Palestinians in search for missing teens. Israel has sent more troops to the occupied West Bank to search for three missing teenagers it says were abducted by the Palestinian group Hamas. The military said it arrested 10 Palestinians on […]