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YouTube hit with discrimination suit by black video artists

YouTube hit with discrimination suit by black video artists

A lawsuit filed this week in federal court accuses YouTube of discriminating against African American video makers and viewers by factoring in race when it comes to filtering or monetizing content.The suit filed in a courthouse in the Silicon Valley city of Sa

Trump government sues to block ex-aide Bolton's book

Trump government sues to block ex-aide Bolton's book

The Trump administration filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to prevent publication of former national security advisor John Bolton's book, which is expected to provide a damning insider portrait of the White House.The Department of Justice alleged in its suit, f

New York introduces laws to combat police brutality

New York introduces laws to combat police brutality

The state of New York on Friday adopted a series of laws designed to put an end to police brutality against the African American community, a sign of the impact that nationwide protests over the George Floyd are having.Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo official

US police in hot seat after years of near impunity

US police in hot seat after years of near impunity

Calls for police reform have spread across the United States, but after years of acting with relative impunity -- supported by powerful unions and protective laws -- changing the worst habits of the US men in blue will be a steep challenge.After the May 25 dea

Protesters demand answers on missing Thai activist

Protesters demand answers on missing Thai activist

Protesters on Monday demanded a probe into the disappearance of a Thai pro-democracy activist last seen in Cambodia, defying state of emergency laws as anger and fear for his safety mounted online. Wanchalearm Satsaksit has not been seen since Thursday, said H