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Winner for Album Of The Year, Beck (in background), reacts as Kanye West leaves the stage during the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, in Los Angeles, February 8, 2015

Kanye West apologizes to Beck for Grammy verbal attack

AFP News - 2 hours 34 minutes ago Hip-hop star Kanye West apologized to Beck after he loudly objected to the alternative rocker winning the Grammy for Album of the Year. "I would like to publicly apologize to Beck. I'm sorry Beck," West wrote on Twitter on Thursday. West also apologized to funk-driven young star Bruno Mars, writing: "I used to hate on him but I really respect what he does as an…

  • FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Rihanna, left, and Kanye West perform at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West is saying he’s sorry to Beck on Twitter. The 37-year-old incendiary hip-hop artist took to Twitter on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won four trophies at the 57th annual Grammy Awards earlier this month. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)
    Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for Grammys disruption Associated Press - 3 hours ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter. More »Kanye West tweets apology to Beck for Grammys disruption

    FILE - In this Feb. 8, 2015 file photo, Rihanna, left, and Kanye West perform at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. West is saying he’s sorry to Beck on Twitter. The 37-year-old incendiary hip-hop artist took to Twitter on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, to publicly apologize to the 44-year-old musician who won four trophies at the 57th annual Grammy Awards earlier this month. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP, File)

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter.

  • Authorities in Arizona chase down two llamas on the loose Reuters - 6 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix on a long chase on Thursday as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed … More »Authorities in Arizona chase down two llamas on the loose

    (Reuters) - Two escaped llamas led authorities in Phoenix on a long chase on Thursday as audiences nationwide were captivated by live video of their escapades filmed from television news helicopters. The llama drama began at lunchtime when a large white llama and a slightly smaller black companion were spotted roaming …

  • Twitter said Thursday it was ramping up efforts to crack down on impersonation on the messaging platform as well as the leaking of personal, private data
    Twitter boosts effort to stop spoofing, data leaks AFP News - 6 hours ago

    Twitter said Thursday it was ramping up efforts to crack down on impersonation on the messaging platform as well as the leaking of personal, private data. The announcement … More »Twitter boosts effort to stop spoofing, data leaks

    Twitter said Thursday it was ramping up efforts to crack down on impersonation on the messaging platform as well as the leaking of personal, private data

    Twitter said Thursday it was ramping up efforts to crack down on impersonation on the messaging platform as well as the leaking of personal, private data. The announcement came as an update to Twitter's online safety push announced in December. "These changes will begin rolling out today and should reach all users in …

  • Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler (L), Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Michael ORielly voting on Net Neutrality at the FCC headquarters February 26, 2015, in Washington, DC
    In landmark decision, US plan bans two-speed Internet AFP News - 8 hours ago

    US regulators on Thursday approved landmark Internet rules that would prevent broadband providers from separating online traffic into slow and fast lanes. The Federal … More »In landmark decision, US plan bans two-speed Internet

    Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler (L), Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, and Commissioner Michael ORielly voting on Net Neutrality at the FCC headquarters February 26, 2015, in Washington, DC

    US regulators on Thursday approved landmark Internet rules that would prevent broadband providers from separating online traffic into slow and fast lanes. The Federal Communications Commission's 3-2 vote in favor of so-called "net neutrality" followed an intense debate in Washington pitting backers of online services like …

  • 5 things to know about 'net neutrality'
    5 things to know about 'net neutrality' Associated Press - 8 hours ago

    Netflix, Twitter and Internet activists have won. Big cable has lost. At least until the federal courts get involved, when everything could change. Five things you need … More »5 things to know about 'net neutrality'

    5 things to know about 'net neutrality'

    Netflix, Twitter and Internet activists have won. Big cable has lost. At least until the federal courts get involved, when everything could change. Five things you need to know about the Federal Communications ...

  • FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2012 file photo, Rep. Sheila Butt, R-Columbia, lower right, listens as Gov. Bill Haslam, center, talks about his legislative agenda on the opening day of the second session of the 107th General Assembly in Nashville, Tenn. The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus has said Butt should apologize for a Facebook post they say is racist. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
    Tennessee Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker Associated Press - 8 hours ago

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday called on Republican Rep. Sheila Butt to apologize for what they said was a racist Facebook … More »Tennessee Black Caucus seeks apology from GOP lawmaker

    FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2012 file photo, Rep. Sheila Butt, R-Columbia, lower right, listens as Gov. Bill Haslam, center, talks about his legislative agenda on the opening day of the second session of the 107th General Assembly in Nashville, Tenn. The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus has said Butt should apologize for a Facebook post they say is racist. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Legislative Black Caucus on Thursday called on Republican Rep. Sheila Butt to apologize for what they said was a racist Facebook post, and said she should be removed from her leadership position.

  • Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank Associated Press - 9 hours ago

    Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the bl … More »Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank

    Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.

  • German consumer groups warns Facebook over data protection Associated Press - 10 hours ago

    BERLIN (AP) — German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service. More »German consumer groups warns Facebook over data protection

    BERLIN (AP) — German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.

  • An armed police officer outside the Jewish synagogue during a memorial service in Copenhagen on Febuary 24, 2015, for two killed during attacks last week in Copenhagen
    No charges over Dane's 'Je suis' gunman comment AFP News - 11 hours ago

    A Danish man whose Facebook comments appeared to back the gunman behind the deadly Copenhagen attacks will not face charges of condoning terrorism, a prosecutor said … More »No charges over Dane's 'Je suis' gunman comment

    An armed police officer outside the Jewish synagogue during a memorial service in Copenhagen on Febuary 24, 2015, for two killed during attacks last week in Copenhagen

    A Danish man whose Facebook comments appeared to back the gunman behind the deadly Copenhagen attacks will not face charges of condoning terrorism, a prosecutor said Thursday. The unidentified man had posted comments including "Je suis Omar" and "We are all Omar" on his Facebook page, referring to Omar El-Hussein, who …

  • A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels
    Google to show ads for apps on Google Play Reuters - 12 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks. Users will see ads from a pilot group of app developers … More »Google to show ads for apps on Google Play

    A Google search page is reflected in sunglasses in this photo illustration taken in Brussels

    (Reuters) - Google Inc said it will allow some Google Play users to see advertisements for apps in the coming weeks. Users will see ads from a pilot group of app developers who are already running ads on Google search, the company said in a blog post. Google's advertising revenue has come under pressure as more consumers …

  • Twitter now has official WordPress plug-in IANS - 19 hours ago

    New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that it is releasing its first official Twitter plug-in for WordPress, said media reports. For instance, … More »Twitter now has official WordPress plug-in

    New York, Feb 26 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that it is releasing its first official Twitter plug-in for WordPress, said media reports. For instance, it will automatically generate Twitter Cards for your pages, enable Twitter Analytics, embed video and add a tweet button to posts in the admin interface. …

  • Madonna was performing 'Living For Love' at British pop's top awards ceremony in London Wednesday night when a problem with her floor-sweeping Armani cape caused her to tumble down stairs on the stage
    'Cape calm and carry on': Madonna's tumble overshadows Brit … AFP News - 19 hours ago

    Madonna's on-stage fall at the Brit Awards unleashed a wave of Internet jokes about the star's cape malfunction Thursday, overshadowing wins for British singers Sam Smith … More »'Cape calm and carry on': Madonna's tumble overshadows Brit …

    Madonna was performing 'Living For Love' at British pop's top awards ceremony in London Wednesday night when a problem with her floor-sweeping Armani cape caused her to tumble down stairs on the stage

    Madonna's on-stage fall at the Brit Awards unleashed a wave of Internet jokes about the star's cape malfunction Thursday, overshadowing wins for British singers Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran. "Armani hooked me up! My beautiful cape was tied too tight! But nothing can stop me and love really lifted me up!" the star wrote on …

  • Indian teacher in Qatar forced to quit over Modi caricature IANS - 20 hours ago

    Doha, Feb 26 (IANS) A woman teacher in an Indian school in Qatar's capital Doha has reportedly been forced to quit her job after she posted a caricature of Indian Prime … More »Indian teacher in Qatar forced to quit over Modi caricature

    Doha, Feb 26 (IANS) A woman teacher in an Indian school in Qatar's capital Doha has reportedly been forced to quit her job after she posted a caricature of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on her Facebook page, media reported Thursday. According to the report in The Peninsula daily, the incident took place last week …

  • Facebook updates feature for suicide prevention IANS - 21 hours ago

    Facebook will then offer options to contact the friend, contact another friend for support or contact a suicide helpline, reported LA Times. The social network partnered … More »Facebook updates feature for suicide prevention

    Facebook will then offer options to contact the friend, contact another friend for support or contact a suicide helpline, reported LA Times. The social network partnered with mental health organisations Forefront, Now Matters Now, the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and Save.org to develop the tool. "One of the first …

  • People stand under a sign showing the Lenovo company at a computer market in Shanghai
    Lenovo website breached, hacker group Lizard Squad claims responsibili … Reuters - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Chinese computer and smartphone firm Lenovo Group Ltd said its website was hacked on Wednesday, its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers … More »Lenovo website breached, hacker group Lizard Squad claims responsibili …

    People stand under a sign showing the Lenovo company at a computer market in Shanghai

    Chinese computer and smartphone firm Lenovo Group Ltd said its website was hacked on Wednesday, its second security blemish days after the U.S. government advised consumers to remove software called "Superfish" pre-installed on its laptops. Hacking group Lizard Squad claimed credit for the attacks on microblogging service …

  • Doctors restart antibiotics for former PM Lee Kuan Yew Yahoo Newsroom - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    In an update on his Facebook page, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has shared that his father, former MM Lee Kuan Yew, is still warded at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) … More »Doctors restart antibiotics for former PM Lee Kuan Yew

    In an update on his Facebook page, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has shared that his father, former MM Lee Kuan Yew, is still warded at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at the Singapore General Hospital (SGH). His doctors have restarted him on antibiotics, and he remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation.

  • Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist Associated Press - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Wednesday urged Tennessee Republican leaders to repudiate what they … More »Muslim group: Tennessee lawmaker's Facebook post was racist

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization on Wednesday urged Tennessee Republican leaders to repudiate what they consider a racist Facebook post by a GOP state lawmaker.

  • Lady Gaga performs on stage at the 87th Oscars February 22, 2015, in Hollywood, California
    Lady Gaga joins 'American Horror Story' cast AFP News - Thu, Feb 26, 2015

    Big news for Lady Gaga's legions of Little Monsters -- she is headed to a television screen near you, in what is sure to be a creepy role. The quirky pop diva announced … More »Lady Gaga joins 'American Horror Story' cast

    Lady Gaga performs on stage at the 87th Oscars February 22, 2015, in Hollywood, California

    Big news for Lady Gaga's legions of Little Monsters -- she is headed to a television screen near you, in what is sure to be a creepy role. The quirky pop diva announced on Twitter that she will star in season five of "American Horror Story," and revealed the FX show's new theme -- "Hotel". Gaga's announcement had been …

  • Lee Kuan Yew di ICU: Doktor beri semula antibiotik
    Lee Kuan Yew has died rumours untrue, says Singaporean minister The Malaysian Insider - Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Rumours circulating that former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has died is not true, says Singaporean Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan Jin. "Rumours are … More »Lee Kuan Yew has died rumours untrue, says Singaporean minister

    Lee Kuan Yew di ICU: Doktor beri semula antibiotik

    Rumours circulating that former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew has died is not true, says Singaporean Minister for Manpower Tan Chuan Jin. "Rumours are circulating wildly. Many of you have messaged to ask about Lee's condition. Do continue to pray for his recovery," he said on Facebook. Local television …

  • ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments
    ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments Associated Press - Wed, Feb 25, 2015

    Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter. On Monday, a Penn State alum … More »ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments

    ESPN's Olbermann out for week after Penn State comments

    Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter. On Monday, a Penn State alum tweeted to Olbermann the phrase "We ...