EXCLUSIVE: Twitter exec says it’s moving quickly on moderation, with an increase in harmful content

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Elon Musk’s new head of trust and safety told Reuters that Elon Musk’s Twitter site is heavily inclined to automate content moderation and get rid of some manual reviews and would rather limit distribution than remove specific speech immediately. Ella Irwin, Vice President of Trust and Safety Product Management at Twitter, … Read more

Canada launches new Indo-Pacific strategy, focused on ‘disruptive’ China

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada on Sunday launched its long-awaited Indo-Pacific strategy, pledging more resources to deal with a “troubled” China as it works with the world’s second-biggest economy on climate change and trade issues. The 26-page document outlined spending of C$2.6 billion ($1.9 billion), including to strengthen Canada’s military presence and cyber security in the … Read more

Marine heat waves in the Mediterranean threaten coastal livelihoods

KIRKANAH ISLANDS, Tunisia, NOV 13 (Reuters) – (This story was corrected on November 13 to show that the sea temperature is 1.2°C higher than it was 30 years ago, not 0.4°C, in paragraph 18) A decade ago, the nets of Tunisian fisherman Ahmed Cheli were bloated with fish and octopus that he sold at the … Read more

Zelensky says investigators documented more than 400 Russian war crimes in Kherson

War crimes exposed after Russian withdrawal from Zelensky Kherson residents recount abuses committed by Russian forces Demining of Kherson and energy recovery underway Fighting rages in Donetsk and eastern Luhansk regions Kherson, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has accused Russian soldiers of committing war crimes and killing civilians in Kherson, parts of which … Read more

Ukrainian forces received flowers in Kherson after the withdrawal of the Russians

KLAPAYA, Ukraine (Reuters) – Villagers carrying flowers waited on the road to the southern city of Kherson to welcome and kiss Ukrainian soldiers on Saturday as they poured in to secure control of the right bank of the Dnipro River after the stunning killing of a Russian. to retreat. The barrage of incoming and outgoing … Read more

Exclusive: Tesla considering exporting electric vehicles from Shanghai to the US and Canada

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Two people familiar with Tesla’s plan told Reuters that Tesla has considered plans to export electric cars made in China to the United States and Canada, a move that would connect its largest factory to North America. Its biggest market. Tesla has assessed whether its Model 3 and Model Y electric cars … Read more

FTX seeks $9.4 billion in rescue funds, Bahamas freezes some assets

(Reuters) – FTX is scrambling to raise about $9.4 billion from investors and competitors, a source said on Thursday, as CEO Sam Bankman Fried urgently seeks to rescue a cryptocurrency exchange that has been hit hard by customer withdrawals. Bankman-Fried has discussed raising $1 billion each for Tron founder Justin Sun, rival exchange OKX and … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

(Reuters) – New Twitter owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from a US regulator and the departure of top executives seen as future leaders. The billionaire told Twitter employees in a phone call he couldn’t rule out bankruptcy, Bloomberg … Read more

COP27: Polluters must pay for climate change, poor countries say to the rich

Island nations demand global carbon tax “While they win, the planet is burning” Fears grow over hunger striker imprisoned in Egypt SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) – Leaders of poor countries criticized rich governments and oil companies for causing global warming, using their speeches on Tuesday at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to demand that … Read more

Netanyahu is looking forward to a return in the Israeli elections, driven by the far-right bloc

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israelis voted for the fifth time in less than four years on Tuesday, with former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu trying to return in a race likely to reverse the performance of a far-right party that has grown from the sidelines. Set to a potential kingmaker. After years of stalemate, voter discontent with … Read more