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Fears for animal welfare as first Australian state bans horse and dog racing amid coronavirus crisis | Sport

Tasmania has banned horse and greyhound racing “effective immediately” in the latest wave of shutdowns intended to stop the spread of the coronavirus, while the racing industry in other states is quietly trying to make arrangements to house thousands of furloughed racehorses should the ban become national. Tasmanian premier Peter …

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Apple Bans Non-Official Coronavirus Apps From App Store

Apple Bans Non-Official Coronavirus Apps From App Store

Apple is forbidding the release of entertainment or gaming apps related to the global outbreak of coronavirus, officially called COVID-19, from its App Store. The company will allow official health-related apps such as those from governments and NGOs which give information about coronavirus, but it is restricting other apps that …

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Smoking Bans May Not Rid Casinos of Smoke

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MONDAY, March 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Toxic residue from smoking remains on surfaces inside a casino for months after smoking has been banned there, a new study has found. “Casinos are unusual environments because of the amount of smoking that takes place 24/7 over long periods of time,” said …

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Airline stocks crushed after Trump bans Europe travel over coronavirus

Airline stocks crushed after Trump bans Europe travel over coronavirus

The move will deepen the crisis facing airlines, which have been forced by the coronavirus outbreak to cancel huge numbers of flights and make dramatic changes to their operations. The industry was already facing hundreds of billions of dollars in lost sales. Trump said the restrictions, which apply to the …

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Sensex Nifty Likely To Fall Amid Global Selloff US Bans Travel From Europe Over Pandemic Coronavirus

Sensex, Nifty Likely To Open Higher Today

Analysts said the United States’ move refuelled concerns about the impact of the pandemic world business Domestic stock markets are likely to bear the brunt of a selloff in global markets and open lower on Thursday, after US President Donald Trump announced a temporary travel ban from Europe in order …

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Coronavirus: Warriors to play games in empty arena after San Francisco bans crowds of 1,000 or more

Coronavirus: Warriors to play games in empty arena after San Francisco bans crowds of 1,000 or more

While there hasn’t been any official word yet from the NBA over how the rest of the season will shake out with concerns over the coronavirus spreading across the country, the city of San Francisco is taking matters into its own hands. On Wednesday morning, the city announced that gatherings …

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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on the Mentally Disabled

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WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electrical shock devices used to reduce aggression and self-harm in patients with autism and other developmental disabilities will be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The devices deliver shocks through electrodes attached to the skin of patients, but there is …

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FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

FDA Bans Shock Devices Used on Mentally Disabled

WEDNESDAY, March 4, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Electrical shock devices used to reduce aggression and self-harm in patients with autism and other developmental disabilities will be banned, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The devices deliver shocks through electrodes attached to the skin of patients, but there …

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Twitter Bans Posts That ‘Dehumanize’ People in Connection With Diseases

Twitter Bans Posts That

Twitter said on Thursday it is banning posts that “dehumanize” people because they have a disease or disability or because of their age, a step that happens to correspond to an explosion of tweets about the spreading coronavirus. The company told Reuters that the policy change was not a reaction …

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Google Removes 600 Apps From Play Store, Bans Their Developers

Google Removes 600 Apps From Play Store, Bans Their Developers

Google has just deleted a staggering 600 dodgy apps from the Play Store and banned their respective developers. The tech giant has also banned the app developers from its ad monetization platforms, Google AdMob and Google Ad Manager. This effectively prevents them from monetizing their Android apps. According to Google, …

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