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Free speech concerns as extreme-right evicted from web

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    A sweeping crackdown by US internet and social media companies on neo-Nazi and white supremacist material has sparked warnings in America that the web’s grand promise of free speech is on the rocks.

    Over the past week, Vanguard America, Daily Stormer and other such ultra-right racist groups and their members known for extremely violent and

    Pakistani-Canadian comedian Zaid Ali ties the knot!

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      A few days ago, Pakistani-Canadian comedian Zaid Ali took to Twitter to announce that he is all set to tie the knot after 19 days.

      Well, to be honest, we didn’t believe it at first. However, guys! It actually happened and Ali is officially married!

      It may

      Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

        Muslims fear anti-Islam backlash in tolerant Barcelona

        BARCELONA: Prayer time is approaching but Raja Miah, an imam at a tiny mosque in the heart of Barcelona does not expect a big turnout.

        Since the twin attacks in Barcelona and the nearby seaside resort of Cambrils claimed by the Islamic State group, the Muslim community in central Barcelona’s neighbourhood of Raval fears an anti-Islam

        Barrier-breaking US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

          Barrier-breaking US comedian, activist Dick Gregory dead at 84

          WASHINGTON: US comedian and civil rights activist Dick Gregory, who broke barriers as a performer in the era of segregation and challenged racism through searing humor, died on Saturday night, his family said.

          He was 84.

          In a Facebook post, Christian Gregory did not give the cause of death but said his father started feeling ill on August 9,

          Armeena Khan’s latest look from her upcoming Hollywood film is fierce!

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            Armeena Khan previously announced that she is all set to star in an upcoming British short-film, The Achilles Protocol.

            Here's the first look poster of my upcoming British Film #TheAchillesProtocol Starring #ArmeenaKhan #ChristopherFaith #MarkHill #GraceRiley @aatifatizafarofficial @monnie.k.makeupartist for my hair and makeup #UK #Comingsoon

            ‘How-to guide’ to protect Australians from vehicle attacks

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              SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: Australia Sunday released a strategy to prevent vehicle terror attacks carried out in crowded public places following deadly assaults in Barcelona, Nice and London.

              The report – commissioned after 86 people were killed in the Nice truck attack last year – gives venue operators a “toolkit” to work from

              Can’t understand why everybody wants to work in Hollywood: Nawazuddin

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                Bollywood actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui says he feels he is presently the highest paid actor in Bollywood in terms of acting.

                The critically acclaimed actor, known for portraying complex characters with ease, said, “I am the highest paid actor in industry as far as acting is concerned. I did not have to ask. They (film-makers) themselves started

                Microsoft locates WWII ship lost 72 years ago

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                  Microsoft co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen confirmed on Saturday that they have located the USS Indianapolis 72 years after it sunk.

                  One dead in cargo plane crash near Mount Everest

                  In a tweet, Allen confirmed that his 13-person team found the heavy cruiser in the Philippine Sea 5,500m below the sea.

                  Iran’s top priority to protect nuclear deal from US: Rouhani

                    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. PHOTO: REUTERS

                    TEHRAN, IRAN: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday the top foreign policy priority for his new government was to protect the nuclear deal from being torn up by the United States.

                    “The most important job of our foreign minister is first to stand behind the JCPOA, and not to allow the US and other enemies to succeed,”

                    Prince William and Prince Harry to have cameos in ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’

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                      Actor John Boyega, who will reprise his role as Finn in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, has confirmed that Prince William and Prince Harry have cameo appearances in the upcoming movie.

                      Boyega spilled the beans after he was asked whether the royals were given lines in the movie while filming their cameos as Stormtroopers, reports Variety.

                      ‘Star

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