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Australia to block websites hosting terror content during attacks

Australia to block websites hosting terror content during attacks

Technology
Websites and social media companies that host terrorist material during attacks will be blocked, Australian officials have said.The government plans to crack down on extremists exploiting digital platforms to post very violent content. And it is considering bringing in legislation to force the platforms to improve safety.Prime Minister Scott Morrison said: "We are doing everything we can to deny terrorists the opportunity to glorify their crimes."The clampdown comes after suspected gunman Brenton Tarrant allegedly live-streamed on Facebook an attack on two mosques in March which claimed 51 lives in the New Zealand city of Christchurch. Advertisement This led to increased scrutiny of websites and social medi...
Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Kelly Clarkson flown to hospital immediately after hosting awards

Entertainment
Kelly Clarkson has revealed she battled through extreme pain to host the Billboard Music Awards, and had her appendix removed hours later.The 37-year-old gave no hint she was ill during an energetic medley of some of the year's biggest songs - and she even performed one of her own tracks during the event in Las Vegas. Image: Superwoman Clarkson performed during the ceremony as well as hosting Clarkson suggested she "broke down in tears" from pain after the show - and said she was flown to the Cedars-Sinai Medical Centre in Los Angeles as soon as she left the stage.The Since U Been Gone singer had her appendix removed in a surgery on Thursday morning.Later that day, Clarkson tweeted: "Not gonna lie.... I may or may not have broken dow...