News Headlines - 20 September 2017

Google, Facebook and Twitter told to take down terror content within two hours or face fines

Google, Facebook and Twitter are to be hauled in front of world leaders and given a month to take down terrorist websites within two hours or face heavy fines.
Theresa May, the Prime Minister, will on Wednesday urge internet firms to go 'further and faster' to stop the spread of terrorist material - including the development of new technology to stop it from ever appearing on the web in the first place.

Bill Gates: Sorry about Control-Alt-Delete

The billionaire Microsoftco-founder admitted Wednesday that the Control-Alt-Delete function used to start up Windows computers is an awkward maneuver... It's a confession Gates has made before. In 2013, he blamed IBM for the issue.

Venezuela's new plan to beat hunger: Breed rabbits

Venezuela’s government this week urged citizens to see rabbits as more than “cute pets” as it defended a plan to breed and eat them even as the opposition says this would do nothing to end chronic food shortages.
The “Rabbit Plan” is an effort by the government of President Nicolas Maduro to boost food availability. Authorities have also taught citizens to plant food on roofs and balconies of their homes.

Yoko Ono halts sale of John Lemon lemonade | The Guardian

Yoko Ono Lennon has stepped in to rescue the name of her husband from fizzy pop reinvention, taking legal action to halt the sale of a lemonade called John Lemon.
The Polish company which sells the beverage, set up five years ago, has agreed to change its name to On Lemon after legal letters were sent by Ono Lennon’s lawyers to the parent company and its distributors across Europe.

Rio Ferdinand comes out fighting after move into boxing raises eyebrows | The Guardian

A publicity video suggested Ferdinand would be bidding for a belt to add to six Premier League titles. A few hours later, the former Manchester United defender was feeling less bullish, insisting an accompanying TV documentary would chronicle the journey with no guarantee of a professional fight as its conclusion.







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