Facebook apologizes for ‘mistake’ in threatening to ban 81-year-old woolen pig knitter for hate speech

Facebook has apologized after threatening to permanently ban an 81-year-old knitter who makes woolen pig dolls for hate speech violations involving the word “pigs.”  Rita Rich-Mulcahy, who lives in Australia, began…

‘That Vegan Teacher’ says TikTok ban won’t silence her following petition, controversies

TikTok has quit her cold turkey. A controversial vegan blogger was allegedly booted off TikTok after a petition lobbying for her removal went viral, arguing that her content violated the…

NASCAR’s flag ban opens sport to diverse new crowd

A sign at the entrance to Daytona International Speedway warned spectators the Confederate flag was not welcome on property. Its presence, NASCAR wrote, “runs contrary to our commitment to providing…

GOP senators question Becerra qualifications to lead HHS, past vote against partial-birth abortion ban

Republican senators on Tuesday questioned Biden Health and Human Services nominee Xavier Becerra on his qualifications to lead the department, as well as his past vote against a partial abortion ban. Becerra, who…

Facebook says it will lift Australian news ban soon

Harvard Law Labor and Worklife Program fellow Vivek Wadhwa discusses whether move will backfire on ‘FOX Business Tonight’ Facebook announced Tuesday that it would lift a ban on Australians viewing…

Google to lift political ad ban imposed after Capitol insurrection

Rumble CEO Chris Pavlovski on starting a video platform ‘to help the small creator build their presence’ and the lawsuit against Google. Google said Monday that the platform would be…

Blackwater founder Erik Prince accused of Libya weapons ban violations in UN report

DUBAI — A United Nations report accuses Blackwater founder Erik Prince of assisting in violations of an international arms embargo on Libya, placing the military contractor at risk of U.N.…

Canada introduces weapons bill that would allow cities to ban guns

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Tuesday called for sweeping measures, amendments to an existing gun control law, that would permit municipalities to ban handguns and institute a new federal buy-back program. “You can’t…

Florida House GOP members slam possible Biden travel ban to Sunshine State as ‘unequivocally unconstitutional’

EXCLUSIVE: Members of the Florida Republican Congressional Delegation on Friday called reports of President Biden considering travel restrictions to the Sunshine State amid the coronavirus pandemic “unequivocally unconstitutional.” “As members…

Australian Open: No-look shot in Serena’s win; COVID fan ban

If Serena Williams somehow manages to conjure up another on-the-run, back-to-the-net, no-look, over-the-shoulder shot in her next Australian Open match, a local coronavirus flareup means there won’t be any spectators…