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YouTube blocks North Korean state television channel

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  Image copyright GETTY IMAGES Image captionIn January the channel was live with the news of “a successful nuclear test” Google’s video-streaming service YouTube has blocked North Korea’s state television channel. Korean Central Television’s page now bears a message saying the account has “been terminated for violating YouTube’s Community Guidelines”. The …

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Trump Falsely Says U.S. Claim of Russian Hacking Came After Election

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  President-elect Donald J. Trump at a “thank you” rally in West Allis, Wis., on Tuesday.CreditTodd Heisler/The New York Times WASHINGTON — Faced with a surge of Republican calls for investigations into Russia’s efforts to influence the election, President-elect Donald J. Trump on Thursday again refused to accept Moscow’s culpability, …

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TURKEY HAS SILENCED ALMOST ALL INDEPENDENT MEDIA SINCE FAILED JULY COUP: RIGHTS GROUP

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Since July’s failed coup, journalists have faced a greater threat of arrest or censorship, according the HRW. Turkey has carried out a campaign that has “all but silenced” opposition media in the country since July’s failed military coup, according to a report released by Human Rights Watch (HRW). The report …

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DEA: Heroin Haul Largest Ever in Afghanistan, ‘if Not the World’

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  Drug Enforcement Administration WATCH History of Heroin in America: In a Minute #Herointrade #Worldnews A joint U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, American Special Forces and Afghan counternarcotics operation in October resulted in an eye-popping seizure of 20 tons of drugs, which officials said was the “largest known seizure of heroin …

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