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Sri Lanka minister: Easter bombings a response to New Zealand attacks

By EMILY SCHMALL and KRISHAN FRANCIS COLOMBO, Sri Lanka  — Sri Lanka’s state minister of defense said Tuesday that the Easter attack on churches, hotels and other sites was “carried out in retaliation” for the shooting massacre at two New Zealand mosques last month, as the Islamic State group sought to claim responsibility for the attack. The comments by Ruwan Wijewardene came shortly before the Islamic State group asserted it was responsible for the bombings in and outside of Colombo that kille...
Tags: News, Uncategorized, World News, Media, Terrorism


Footballers supporting Enough campaign subjected to racist abuse

• Players had taken part in 24-hour social media boycott• PFA: ‘Response from social networks again unacceptable’Players who took part in the Enough campaign for a 24-hour social media boycott in protest at online racial abuse received further insults in response to their posts, the Professional Footballers’ Association has revealed.The union intended to display a show of solidarity with its members who have been targeted, as well as a demand to social media organisations and the game’s authorit...
Tags: Media, Race, Football, Social Media, Sport, UK News, Digital Media, Professional Footballers ' Association


20 years for California man behind hoax call that led to fatal shooting

By ROXANA HEGEMAN WICHITA, Kan. — A California man was sentenced Friday to 20 years in prison for making bogus emergency calls to authorities across the U.S., including one that led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man following a dispute between two online players over $1.50 bet in the “Call of Duty: WWII” video game. U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren sentenced Tyler R. Barriss, 26, under a deal in which he pleaded guilty in November to a total of 51 federal charges related to fake calls and thr...
Tags: News, Media, Shooting, California, Uncategorized, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Kansas, Ohio, District Of Columbia, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Wichita, Finch, Gaskill


German ministry under fire over 'sexist' bike safety ad

Demands to halt campaign featuring model wearing a helmet and just underwearAn advertising campaign by Germany’s transport ministry to persuade cyclists to wear helmets has sparked accusations of sexism, as it features a model wearing just a helmet and underwear.With the slogan: “Looks like shit. But saves my life,” the advert features a profile-shot of Alicija Köhler, a competitor in the gameshow Germany’s Next Topmodel, sporting a violet coloured helmet and a lacy bra. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Gender, Media, Germany, Advertising, World news, Cycling, Women's rights and gender equality, Alicija Köhler


Longstanding Sherman Oaks newsstand re-opens with new business model but not much news

When Tarzana resident Dana Belle bought the Sherman Oaks Newsstand three years ago – a 90-foot-long booth selling an array of local and international magazines, periodicals and newspapers – she didn’t pay much mind to the imperiled nature of the print journalism industry. “I wanted to own a piece of L.A. that’s history,” she said Monday of the business at the corner of Ventura and Van Nuys boulevards that was once a bustling outdoor library for curious-minded locals. She saw value in the nostalg...
Tags: Amazon, Business, News, Media, Youtube, La, Sport, Soccer, Playboy, Local-news, Belle, Magic Johnson, Southwest Airlines, Cvs, Ventura, Daily News


Journalist Maria Hinojosa will speak in Riverside on ‘Latinos in the Media’

Award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, the first Latina to anchor a PBS “Frontline” report, will give the 50th Hays Press-Enterprise Lecture next month in Riverside. Hinojosa is executive producer of “Latino USA,” a Peabody Award-winning program aired on National Public Radio. She has worked for CNN, PBS, CBS during a 30-year news career. Hinojosa’s 2011 “Frontline” report, called “Lost in Detention,” analyzed alleged abuse at immigrant detention centers. Maria Hinjosa’s topic will be “Latin...
Tags: News, Media, Sport, Cnn, Chicago, Soccer, United States, Mexico City, Los Angeles Times, Trump, Riverside, Frank Bruni, Robert F Kennedy, Marty Baron, PBS NewsHour, RAY SUAREZ


U.S. border agents kept tabs on journalists, ‘instigators’

SAN DIEGO  — The U.S. government kept a database on journalists, activists, organizers and “instigators” during an investigation into last year’s migrant caravan from Mexico, infuriating civil liberties and media groups. U.S. Customs and Border Protection kept the information that contained passport photos, date of birth, suspected role in the caravan and whether they had been arrested, the San Diego TV station KNSD reported Wednesday. Some of the people listed in the Homeland Security documents...
Tags: News, Media, Congress, Mexico, White House, Immigration, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, United States, San Diego, Homeland Security, Associated Press, CBP, Customs, Central America


Barstool Sports founder reportedly blames company ‘idiots’ for copyright controversy

In a recent Twitter thread, comedian Miel Bredouw recounted some shady behavior by Barstool Sports’ legal team. In fact, even Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy isn’t trying to defend it, and instead reportedly described it as “moronic,” admitting it, “makes us look like assholes.” According to Bredouw (who backed up her account with screenshots of key correspondence), Barstool Sports uploaded one of her videos — a performance of “Slob on my Knob” set to the tune of “Carol of the Bells” — w...
Tags: Social, Twitter, Media, Sports, Tech, Dmca, Carol, Portnoy, Barstool, Barstool Sports, Dave Portnoy, Miel Bredouw, Bredouw, Mark Marin


Serena Williams cartoon not racist, Australian media watchdog rules

Herald Sun newspaper’s depiction of player ‘spitting the dummy’ at US Open had been widely condemnedA Herald Sun cartoon that depicted Serena Williams jumping in the air and “spitting the dummy” after losing a match to Naomi Osaka was not racist, the Press Council has found.The News Corp cartoon came under global condemnation in September last year for publishing what some saw as a racist, sexist cartoon. Continue reading...
Tags: Media, Race, Australia news, Newspapers & magazines, Tennis, Australian media, News Corporation, Herald, News Corp, Serena Williams, Naomi Osaka, Herald Sun, Press Council


Sports streaming service fuboTV expands its lineup with Viacom’s entertainment channels

Sports streaming service fuboTV and Viacom this morning announced a new carriage deal that will see fuboTV carry Viacom’s entertainment networks as a part of its TV packages. The deal includes channels like MTV, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., BET, CMT, Comedy Central, VH1, Paramount Network, TeenNick and many others. A selection of these will be added to fuboTV’s base package, while an expanded group of channels will be made available to fuboTV’s premier package, “fubo Extra.” FuboTV originally be...
Tags: TV, Television, Media, Sports, Tech, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Cord Cutting, Viacom, Philo, Live TV, Streaming Tv, FuboTV, Tom Gorke, CBS AMC NBC, Sling TV DirecTV Now, BET Her BET Jams BET


Gambling ads to be banned from child-friendly sites and games

New rules also prohibit celebrities who look under-25 from appearing in promotionsGambling adverts will no longer be allowed to appear on websites or in computer games that are popular with children, under new rules designed to stop irresponsible gambling.Bookmakers will be required to use every targeting tool possible to ensure online gambling promotions are not seen by under-18s. They will also have to avoid placing gambling adverts on parts of websites that are popular with children, and stop...
Tags: Games, Technology, Media, Children, Gambling, Advertising, Sport, Society, UK News, Child protection, Social Care, Internet Safety, Sport betting


Reus brings Dortmund level with fantastic free kick

German Cup: Marco Reus (45'+3') Borussia Dortmund 1-1 Werder Bremen
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Marco Reus, Borussia Dortmund, Latest, Dortmund, Reus, German DFB Pokal, Werder Bremen


Rashica's redirection gives Werder Bremen the early lead

German Cup: Milot Rashica (5') Borussia Dortmund 0-1 Werder Bremen
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Borussia Dortmund, Latest, German DFB Pokal, Werder Bremen, Rashica, Milot Rashica


FC Heidenheim 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen: Heidenheim into quarters

FC Heidenheim from the German 2. Bundesliga upset Bayer Leverkusen with a spirited second half performance to advance to the German Cup quarterfinals.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Bayer Leverkusen, German DFB Pokal, Heidenheim, 1. FC Heidenheim, FC Heidenheim


Marco Silva: Pressure as a manager is normal

Marco Silva indicates he does not feel under pressure at Everton despite their run of poor form as of late.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Everton, Latest, English Premier League, Marco Silva


Guardiola addresses Premier League favourites tag

Pep Guardiola says Premier League title favourites tag will continue to change throughout the season as he urges patience from his Man City side.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Premier League, Manchester City, Pep Guardiola, Man City, Latest, English Premier League, Guardiola


Pellegrini: Klopp's used to winning with offside goals

Manuel Pellegrini recalls an offside goal Jurgen Klopp's Dortmund scored versus his Malaga side after Monday night's controversial goal by Sadio Mane.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Liverpool, West Ham United, Jurgen Klopp, Manuel Pellegrini, Klopp, Latest, Pellegrini, Dortmund, Málaga, English Premier League


Jaw dropping skills from 2018 - Via MLS

With the 2019 Major League Soccer season right around the corner, take a look back at the best skills from last campaign.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, LA Galaxy, Major League Soccer, Latest, Toronto FC, Portland Timbers, MLS Highlights, Seattle Sounders FC


WATCH: Matias Almeyda draws large crowds in first scrimmage of 2019 - Via Earthquakes

 Matias Almeyda draws large crowds in first scrimmage of 2019. 
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Major League Soccer, Latest, Matias Almeyda


Bernardo Silva's Cuju Challenge - Via Man City

Watch on as Man City's Bernardo Silva is put to the test in the most ancient form of football during this Lunar New Year Special.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Manchester City, Man City, Latest, English Premier League, Bernardo Silva


Hilarious own goal from outside the penalty box in Denmark

Helsingborgs' Anders Randrup scored a comical own goal from outside the penalty area in a friendly against Odense Boldklub in Denmark on Saturday - the match ended 2-2.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Denmark, Latest, Helsingborg, Helsingborgs, Odense Boldklub, Anders Randrup


Pizarro quickly levels it for Werder Bremen

German Cup: Claudio Pizarro (108') Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Werder Bremen
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Borussia Dortmund, Latest, German DFB Pokal, Werder Bremen, Claudio Pizarro, Pizarro


Klopp: Don't feel sorry for Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp remains confident Liverpool will not crack in what he now calls a three-horse title race with Man City and Tottenham.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Liverpool, West Ham United, Jurgen Klopp, Man City, Klopp, Latest, Don


Don't feel sorry for us - Klopp confident Liverpool won't crack

Jurgen Klopp remains confident will not crack in what he now calls a three-horse title race with Man City and Tottenham.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Liverpool, West Ham United, Jurgen Klopp, Man City, Klopp, Latest, Don


Pulisic delivers Dortmund the lead in extra time

German Cup: Christian Pulisic (105') Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Werder Bremen
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Borussia Dortmund, Latest, German DFB Pokal, Werder Bremen


Neymar is now 'a story of what might have been'

ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno explains why he believes Neymar may come to regret not maximizing his talent for both club and country.
Tags: Media, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Paris Saint-germain, Brazil, Espn, Latest, Neymar, ESPN FC TV, French Ligue 1, Alejandro Moreno


Newport County 2-0 Middlesbrough: Newport secure Man City clash

Robbie Wilmott and Padraig Amond scored to put League Two side Newport County into the FA Cup fifth round, where they'll face Manchester City.
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Middlesbrough, English FA Cup, Newport County, Newport, Padraig Amond, Robbie Wilmott


Antonio finishes set piece to bring West Ham level

English Premier League: Michail Antonio (28') West Ham 1-1 Liverpool
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Liverpool, West Ham United, West Ham, Latest, Michail Antonio, Premier League Highlights, English Premier League, Antonio


Mane scores opener amid offside speculation

English Premier League: Sadio Mane (22') West Ham 0-1 Liverpool
Tags: Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Liverpool, West Ham United, West Ham, Latest, Premier League Highlights, English Premier League, Sadio


Frosinone 0-1 Lazio: Biancocelesti tighten top-4 race

Lazio moved level with Roma, one point behind fourth-place Milan, with a narrow win at Frosinone, who were denied an early penalty by video review.
Tags: Milan, Media, Highlights, Football, Sport, Xbox 360, Latest, Roma, Italian Serie A, Lazio, Frosinone, Biancocelesti



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