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YouTube cancels Myanmar military-run channels, pulls videos

BANGKOK (AP) — YouTube has removed five channels run by Myanmar’s military for violating its community guidelines and terms of service. The company said Friday that it terminated channels of broadcasters Myawaddy Media, MRTV, WD Online Broadcasting, MWD Variety and MWD Myanmar. The decision follows a Feb. 1 military coup that ousted the country’s elected … Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic Cancels County Fair Competitions : NPR

NPR’s Scott Simon speaks with Jordan Stivers, of Santa Clara, California whose last year to showcase and auction livestock at the county fair was disrupted by the pandemic. SCOTT SIMON, HOST: Pools are closed. Theme parks are shut. County and state fairs – canceled. Jordan Stivers, who’s 19, of the Santa Clara Valley Grange has … Read more

Trump Cancels Jacksonville RNC Event As Florida Sees Record High Daily Infections : NPR

President Trump announced he is canceling the Republican National Convention celebrations in Jacksonville, Florida next month. Florida registered a record 173 daily coronavirus deaths on Thursday. DAVID GREENE, HOST: President Trump has told Republicans to scrap plans for a celebration event in Jacksonville, Fla., as part of this year’s GOP convention. (SOUNDBITE OF ARCHIVED RECORDING) … Read more