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Sam Smith pledges thousands of dollars to Australia’s pro-marriage equality campaign

Smith says ‘Yes’.Image: kevin mazur/Getty Images  By Shannon Connellan2017-10-12 06:21:27 UTC Now that’s putting money where your mouth is. UK singer Sam Smith has made a considerable donation to the Australian pro-marriage equality campaign, reports The Sydney Morning Herald.  The Grammy-winning artist has pledged a third of the expected profits from his January 2018 show […]

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Charlottesville: Apple CEO Tim Cook pledges $2m to anti-hate group after attacking Donald Trump comments

In an email to Apple employees late Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook denounced the deadly violence in last weekend, criticised President Trump’s response and pledged to donate $2 million to organisations battling hate groups.   “What occurred in Charlottesville has no place in our country,” the email said, according to BuzzFeed, which obtained a copy. “Hate […]

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After Charlottesville, Mark Zuckerberg pledges to remove violent threats from Facebook

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg broke his silence today regarding the violent attacks in Charlottesville, VA this past weekend and the ongoing conversation around hosting hate groups online. In a message posted on Facebook, Zuckerberg said the company is “watching the situation closely and will take down threats of physical harm,” noting that more neo-Nazi and […]