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Despite bans, Giphy still hosts self-harm, hate speech and child sex abuse content

Image search engine Giphy bills itself as providing a “fun and safe way” to search and create animated GIFs. But despite its ban on illicit content, the site is littered with self-harm and child sex abuse imagery, TechCrunch has learned. A new report from Israeli online child protection startup L1ght — previously AntiToxin Technologies — [&hellip

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The ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ redesign was led by a ‘Sonic’ artist

The latest trailerbacklash over the original and more realistic lookgoing back to the drawing boardhired to work on the redesignAfter the trailers online debut, artist and director Tyson Hesse revealed that he led the team who redesigned the look of Sonic in . Honored to have been brought in to lead the design on the [&hellip

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This Woman Played A Killer In A Horror Movie While She Was Out On Bail For Killing Her Uncle

By Jerome London Updated November 13, 2019 Aisling Tucker Moore-Read (Jackson County Jail) The film’s producers say it wasn’t until the day after principal shooting ended that they learned she was out on bail for shooting her uncle. Screenwriter Justin Adams says: I won’t spoil, but there’s a key scene where she shoots somebody in [&hellip

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Lena Dunham goes on Instagram to reveal she has Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

(CNN)Lena Dunham took to social media to tell the world she’s dealing with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, a chronic disease that affects the joints and skin. View this post on Instagram “For years, I resisted doing anything that would make my physical situation easier, insisting that a cane would ‘make things weird,’” she wrote. “But it’s so [&hellip

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Barclays profits plunge as bank issues global economy warning

Outlook for 2020 is more challenging because of slowing world economy, says CEO Barclays reported a fall in profits of more than 80% in the third quarter as its chief executive, Jes Staley, warned of the impact of the slowing global economy on the year ahead. We acknowledge that the outlook for next year is [&hellip

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‘All the hood rats would jam with us’: Grandmaster Flash, AJ Tracey and other artists on the generation gap

What difference does a decade or two make in the worlds of music, kids TV and poetry? Grandmaster Flash, 61, hip-hop pioneer, and AJ Tracey, 25, MC Grandmaster Flash born Joseph Saddler on New Years Day, 1958 is often credited as one of the pioneers of hip-hop, but his achievements are as much in the [&hellip

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Harry Potter publisher hit by US-China tariffs

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBloomsbury Publishing profits hit by 15% tariffs The tariffs have previously been imposed on items such as cars, food and footwear, with books something that did not appear to be on anyone’s list of targets. Separately, Mr Newton said that some of Bloomsbury’s illustrated books are printed [&hellip

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Harry sues Sun and Mirror owners in hacking claim

The details of the duke’s new legal action were first reported by the website Byline. The BBC understands the duke’s allegations against NGN predate 2010, but it is not yet clear when his claims against the Mirror date from. A source at Reach, which owns the Mirror, told the Press Association it was aware proceedings [&hellip

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Ten questions for 2020 presidential candidate Tom Steyer

In November 2020, America will go to the polls to vote in perhaps the most consequential election in a generation. The winner will lead the country amid great social, economic and ecological unrest. The 2020 election will be a referendum on both the current White House and the direction of the country at large. Nearly [&hellip

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Sports Direct investors rebel against Mike Ashley

He bought House of Fraser for £90m last year saying he wanted to turn it into the “Harrods of the High Street”. Sports Direct later said it regretted the acquisition, describing problems at House of Fraser as “nothing short of terminal”. Sports Direct regrets House of Fraser rescue ‘Shambles’ as Sports Direct’s results delayed Mike [&hellip

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