Twitter bans ads from Russia's Kaspersky Lab
(Reuters) - Twitter Inc
said on Friday that it has banned ads from Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab, saying the cyber-security company's business model conflicts with advertising rules and citing U.S. government claims that Kaspersky has ties to Russian intelligence agencies.
Avicii, Swedish electronic dance music artist and DJ, dead at 28
(Reuters) - Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars of electronic dance music (EDM) in Europe, was found dead on Friday at the age of 28, his U.S. publicist said.
Many U.S. kids with brain injuries not getting needed rehab
(Reuters Health) - Many children hospitalized in the U.S. for brain injuries don't receive all the rehabilitation services needed for them to potentially make a full recovery, a new study suggests.
Corn fields in parts of Brazil at risk due to dry weather: report
SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Some corn fields in the southern part of Brazil are at risk of losses due to the lack of rains, with parts of Paran�, Brazil's second largest corn producing state, at worse situation, grains consultancy AgRural said on Friday.
Former Mexican governor extradited from Italy to U.S.: source
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A former Mexican governor accused of having ties to Mexican drug cartels has been extradited to the United States from Italy, a Mexican security source said on Friday.
Canada moves to ease pressure on Quebec as asylum seeker numbers grow
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's government has pledged to help the province of Quebec cope with a growing influx of asylum seekers crossing from the United States, as officials say the province is reaching "saturation point."
UPDATE 1-Canada, Mexico laud NAFTA progress, ministers to reconvene Tuesday
WASHINGTON, April 20 (Reuters) - Canada and Mexico on Friday said good progress had been made in talks with the United States to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and that ministers would meet again on Tuesday as they push to wrap up a deal.
Two-thirds of U.S. Senate pushes Turkey to release pastor
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Sixty-six U.S. senators signed a letter released on Friday urging Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan to release an American pastor on trial in Turkey on charges he was linked to a group accused of orchestrating a failed military coup.
Charges against New York officer urged in 2014 choke hold death: NY Times
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal civil rights prosecutors have recommended charging a white New York City police officer for putting Eric Garner, an unarmed black man, in a fatal choke hold during a 2014 arrest, the New York Times reported on Friday, citing unnamed officials.
Wall Street falls on investor nerves about tech, interest rates
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks fell on Friday, as Apple led a decline in technology stocks amid fears about weak iPhone demand and investors worried about the impact of a rise in U.S. bond yields on equities.
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