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Google Vows To Remove Ads From Offensive YouTube Content

Google says it is giving advertisers more control over where and how their ads appear. Some major advertisers in the U.K. were outraged and some pared back their spending after their ads appeared on YouTube videos created by backers of ISIS and a violent pro-fascist group. Google also says it's removing more ads from extremist content and hiring more people to deal with the problem.

U.K. Joins U.S. In Restricting Electronic Devices On Some Flights

The United Kingdom has joined the U.S. in restricting large electronics from being carried on flights that depart airports in certain Middle Eastern and North African countries. Security officials won't explain precisely why they have ordered the restrictions, but it's thought there could be dangers associated with laptops or other such devices being used as weapons.


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