Terrorist attack in London
On March 22, Khalid Masood killed four pedestrians and injured about 50 others as he drove into a crowd in London. According to The Telegraph, Masood also stabbed an unarmed police officer after getting out of car while trying to get into the British parliament. Police officers shot and killed the attacker.
Germany OKs bill to erase postwar convictions of gay men
According to NBC News, the German cabinet approved a bill that annuls the convictions of
thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality, which was enforced heavily during World War II. This decision also allows compensation for those still alive who were convicted under the law.
19-year-old American-Israeli Jewish man arrested as prime suspect in bomb threats against Jewish centers
As of late there have been a string of threats against Jewish centers in the U.S. Earlier this month, 100 Jewish leaders asked President Donald Trump to use swift actions against whoever is behind the bomb threats targeting Jewish centers. After a trans-Atlantic investigation by the FBI and other international agencies, the prime suspect was arrested. As of March 25, his name had not yet been released and the investigation was still underway.
Verizon and AT&T pull some of their ads from Google
Google has been having issues with big-name company ads appearing on web pages containing inappropriate content. According to CNBC, AT&T has removed all non-search ad spending from Google, due to worries that Google may have placed their ads next to terrorism or hate content. Verizon has also pulled ads after learning that their ads were appearing on “non-sanctioned” websites.