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InfoWars publisher Alex Jones sues PayPal

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alex Jones runs the InfoWars website, which touts a range of conspiracy theories US radio host Alex Jones is suing PayPal, claiming bias against conservative views was behind its decision to block his website.The conspiracy theorist has been banned from most major web services, including YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.Mr Jones is alleging PayPal's ban is "viewpoint discrimination", calling it a "dangerous precedent".PayPal told Courthouse
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Twitter bans Alex Jones and Infowars for abusive behaviour

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Alex Jones is currently being sued for defamation Twitter says it has permanently suspended the accounts of Alex Jones and his Infowars website.It made the move after a number of tweets that violated Twitter's abusive behaviour policy, the company said.A number of tech giants, including YouTube and Facebook, deleted the right-wing conspiracy theorist's content last month, citing hate speech.The radio host is best known
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Philip Jones Griffiths the Welsh Vietnam War photographer

[ad_1] The work of freelance photographer Philip Jones Griffiths was seen as instrumental in turning the tide of American public opinion against the Vietnam War. Ten years on from his death, one of his daughters has told of what motivated him to capture such trauma."He had an affinity with the people of Vietnam and I think he saw a lot of similarities between the Welsh and Vietnamese kind of being
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Twitter suspends Alex Jones for one week

[ad_1] Image copyright EPA Image caption Alex Jones will not be able to post new messages or comment on others' posts for a week Twitter is blocking the right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones from posting to its platform for a week.The InfoWars broadcaster's past tweets will, however, remain viewable to others while his account is locked in a "read-only" mode.The social network has not confirmed what prompted the action.But the
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Charlottesville: Why one man is suing Alex Jones for defamation

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption Brennan Gilmore: "I became a target, with emailed death threats, harassment, hacking attempts" Brennan Gilmore heard the car accelerating before he saw it passing just metres in front of him.The driver of the Dodge Challenger sped downhill to Gilmore's left before pausing, accelerating, then striking dozens of people in a few brief seconds.The attack by a white supremacist in Charlottesville, Virginia on 12
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Twitter will not ban InfoWars conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Jones and his InfoWars Twitter accounts have shared 100,000 tweets on the platform The CEO of Twitter says it will not ban InfoWars or its founder Alex Jones because their accounts do not violate the social media platform's rules.A number of tech giants, including YouTube and Facebook, deleted the conspiracy theorist's content this week, citing hate speech.Mr Jones has accused the platforms of
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Ex-Coronation Street director Terry Dyddgen Jones dies

[ad_1] Image caption Veteran soap opera director Terry Dyddgen Jones died after a short illness TV director Terry Dyddgen Jones, most famous for shooting more than 200 episodes of Coronation Street, has died at the age of 67.Originally from Carmarthenshire, Mr Dyddgen Jones was also known in Wales for directing Parch, Byw Celwydd and as senior producer on Pobol y Cwm. He died at Velindre Hospital, Cardiff, on Wednesday after
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Doctor Foster star Suranne Jones pulls out of West End play

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Suranne Jones starred in two series of Doctor Foster, winning a Bafta for best leading actress Doctor Foster actress Suranne Jones has said she is "so gutted" after pulling out of West End play Frozen due to illness.The star, 39, apologised to fans after she missed the last four performances of the show's run, which finished on Saturday.Jones, who played a mother whose