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Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets Pope

Jul 25, 2014

Death row Christian woman flies out of Sudan, meets Pope

ROME/KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, flew into Rome on an Italian government plane on Thursday and hours later met the Pope. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #cookie #values #rco #aut #cnt
Ending bloodshed in Gaza rests on a face-saving truce

Jul 25, 2014

Ending bloodshed in Gaza rests on a face-saving truce

CAIRO (Reuters) - A possible truce to halt bloodshed in Gaza during the Muslim Eid al-Fitr holiday next week hinges on complex negotiations that have to give Hamas, Israel and regional powers a chance to claim political and military victories. Egypt is trying to broker a temporary humanitarian truce which would start during one of Islam's biggest celebrations following the fasting month of Ramadan, in the hope that it will facilitate more permanent ceasefire talks. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Obama condemns Russia over downed plane in Ukraine, gunmen hamper inquiry

Jul 19, 2014

Obama condemns Russia over downed plane in Ukraine, gunmen hamper inquiry

HRABOVE Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama demanded Russia stop supporting separatists in Ukraine after the downing of a Malaysian airliner by a surface-to-air missile he said was fired from rebel territory raised the prospect of more sanctions on Moscow. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
Restrained Dutch mark air tragedy in sorrow rather than anger

Jul 19, 2014

Restrained Dutch mark air tragedy in sorrow rather than anger

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Dutch nation mourned 189 citizens lost in the Ukrainian air disaster in sorrow rather than anger on Friday, and Prime Minister Mark Rutte held back from pointing the figure of blame. In a country which values restraint and avoids public displays of strong emotion, politicians and media stuck largely to reflecting sombrely on those who died when the Malaysian jet came down on Thursday, including some noted citizens. "The whole of the Netherlands is in deep mourning," said Rutte #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch
Russia warns against prejudging downed plane inquiry

Jul 19, 2014

Russia warns against prejudging downed plane inquiry

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia warned on Friday against any attempts to prejudge an investigation into what brought down a Malaysian airliner in eastern Ukraine with 298 people on board, raising questions about the role of Ukrainian aviation authorities. At a somber emergency meeting of the U.N. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt

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Facebook vs govt: Why we should let judges take on free speech

Feb 16, 2012

Facebook vs govt: Why we should let judges take on free speech

We should be nervous about potential censorship in advance, however unfeasible technologically, of all content going on these sites. But we should also let the process play out in full. #social media #India #China #YouTube Inc #Facebook Inc #ToWhatEffect #Google Inc. #Censorship #YAHOO! INC.

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Facebook vs govt: Why we should let judges take on free speech

Jul 23, 2014

Is Alibaba Or SoftBank About To Buy Yahoo?

Yahoo's current stock price and its assets makes it a particularly attractive buyout candidate for either Alibaba or SoftBank... #Yahoo! #SoftBank
Facebook vs govt: Why we should let judges take on free speech

Jul 21, 2014

Yahoo buys Flurry to make more money from mobile apps

Yahoo has reached an agreement to acquire Flurry, a mobile analytics company, as part of a push to grow its advertising revenue within its mobile products. Flurry provides tools that help developers and publishers learn more about who’s using their a... #Yahoo! #Skype #Pinterest
Facebook vs govt: Why we should let judges take on free speech

Jul 22, 2014

What Learning Leaders Can Learn From MOOCs

What a difference a year makes. When we launched openSAP just over a year ago, it was one of the first big corporate-run massive open online courses, or MOOCs. Now, everyone from Aquent to Yahoo is partnering with major MOOC providers to offer their ... #Yahoo! #Skype #Pinterest