MS boy, 9, shoots sister, 13, over video game controller, police say
Astronaut Scott Kelly's DNA permanently changed in space
Tomb Raider Movie Review Roundup
Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on sale for US$35
Twitter Suspends Verifying Accounts After White Nationalist Gets Badge
10 November 2017, 12:55 | Camille Rivera
Twitter verification is temporarily
Jason Kessler, one of the main organizers of the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in August that left one woman dead, announced earlier this week that Twitter had verified his account, sparking an angry response and debate about Twitter's responsibility for monitoring and classifying its users. That's so famous people, like politicians and high-profile actors, don't have to worry about others impersonating them online.
Who would have thought a blue check mark on Twitter could cause such an uproar. "Twitter is directly enabling white supremacy and white nationalist ideology".
The news follows backlash after Twitter assigned the blue and white check mark to white supremacist Jason Kessler.
It added, "We recognise that we have created this confusion and need to resolve it".
"Looks like I FINALLY got verified by Twitter", Kessler wrote in a tweet on Tuesday. But those protesting Kessler's verification note that Twitter offers special features and even abuse filters to verified users - a design choice that implies such users are privileged in some way from non verified users.
Twitter says it verifies accounts of "public interests", which typically includes journalists, public figures and celebrities. "Who do you value more, users like me or him?" He had called her "fat" and a "disgusting communist", and said that her death was "payback time".
Kessler did not immediately respond to a request for comment about Twitter's latest decision.
CEO Jack Dorsey recently renewed his pledge to wipe out violent groups, hate symbols and speech and tweets that glorify violence. Critics attacked the company for a move they said gave credibility and significance to white nationalism.
"Our agents have been following our verification policy correctly, but we realized some time ago the system is broken and needs to be reconsidered", he tweeted, saying he should have addressed the issue sooner.
George HW Bush on Trump: 'I Don't Like Him'
In the new book entitle, "The Last Republication", written by historian, Mark Updegrove, the senior Bush said, "I don't like him". George HW Bush said he voted for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton , while his son told Mr Updegrove he did not vote for anyone.
Netflix customers warned of phishing email scam
Netflix users are being warned against a fake email making its rounds to steal the personal and credit card information of users. The email, titled "Your suspension notification", is created to mirror real messages from the streaming website .
Three militants, soldier killed in Pulwama encounter
Additional security forces were rushed to further cordon off the areaand foil any attempts by militants to escape. Police said that an army jawan was killed and a civilian also suffered injuries in the crossfire.