Apple Suspends Parler From App Store, Following Google’s Move: “There Is No Place On Our Platform For Threats Of Violence And Illegal Activity” – Update

UPDATED, 5:20 PM: Apple has removed Parler from its app store, less than a day after it had enacted a 24 ban for the self-described far-right altnerate to Twitter, to “remove all objectionable content.” “We have always supported diverse points of view being represented on the App Store, but there is no place on our…Continue Reading

Amazon suspends hosting for Parler

Amazon will suspend social media site Parler from its server hosting service on Sunday over violent content that has also prompted Google Play and Apple to remove the platform from its app stores.Parler, the “Twitter for conservatives,” was used by supporters of President Donald Trump to express hatred and threaten violence that culminated in Wednesday’s…Continue Reading

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images)As Trump’s symbiotic relationship with Fox News has lost its shine, the President has taken to directing his followers to One America News Network, a low-rent cable news upstart with non-existent editorial standards. But no one gets a free ride on the Trump gravy train and OANN just found out that…Continue Reading

YouTube suspends, demonetizes Trump’s favorite TV news network over COVID-19 misinformation

OANN has been temporarily suspended by YouTube for coronavirus misinformation. Image: MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images By Matt Binder2020-11-24 23:00:07 UTC President Trump’s favorite television news network has gotten itself in trouble on YouTube. No, I’m not talking about Fox News. That would’ve been his favorite before the election. I’m talking about the one that’s…Continue Reading

Tyson suspends plant managers amid virus betting claim

Tyson Foods has suspended top officials at its largest pork plant and launched an investigation into allegations that they bet on how many workers would get infected during a widespread coronavirus outbreakBy RYAN J. FOLEY Associated PressNovember 20, 2020, 12:05 AM• 5 min readIOWA CITY, Iowa — Tyson Foods suspended top officials at its largest…Continue Reading

China suspends seafood imports from two Russian vessels for a month

© Reuters. SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China will stop accepting import declarations from two Russian vessels for four weeks, after the coronavirus was detected on the outer packaging and samples of Russian aquatic products. The customs office on Saturday said the coronavirus was detected by authorities in the eastern coastal province of Shandong. The two vessels…Continue Reading

Abu Dhabi fund suspends debt service repayments for countries, companies

© Reuters. DUBAI (Reuters) – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has suspended debt service repayments for some countries and companies for the year, the state-financed fund said on Sunday. The fund provides financial assistance to companies in the United Arab Emirates and to developing countries, which has included Pakistan, Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Debt service…Continue Reading

Report: ESPN suspends Adrian Wojnarowski for profane email to Sen. Josh Hawley

Jace Evans USA TODAYPublished 1:00 AM EDT Jul 12, 2020ESPN has suspended popular NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski without pay for a profane email he sent to Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, the New York Post’s Andrew Marchand reports.  Hawley wrote an open letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver on Friday criticizing the league’s relationship with China and…Continue Reading

China suspends imports of Ecuador shrimp on Covid-19 pandemic risk

China began testing imported fresh and frozen food after the coronavirus was found on a chopping board used to cut salmon at a large food market in Beijing TopicsChina | Shrimp | Ecuador Reuters  |  Beijing  Last Updated at July 11, 2020 02:46 IST China’s customs authority said on Friday it was suspending imports from three shrimp producers in…Continue Reading

New Jersey Suspends Betting on Ukrainian Table Tennis over Match-Fixing Concerns

TF-Images/Getty ImagesIt’s tough out there for sports gamblers in New Jersey with the suspensions of almost all major American team sports amid the COVID-19 pandemic limiting their betting options.It reportedly got even tougher Thursday.According to David Purdum of ESPN, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement suspended betting on Ukrainian table tennis events and any…Continue Reading