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Facebook Inc’s mobile advertising business accelerated in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street’s financial targets.
Shares of Facebook were up nearly 3 percent at $63.05 in after-hours trading on Wednesday.
Facebook said that mobile ads represented 59 percent of its ad revenue in the first quarter, up from 30 percent in the year-ago period.
Student leaders at the University of Utah, the flagship public campus in the conservative state, are pressing to change the school’s century-old fight song “Utah Man,” saying it needs to be more inclusive of women and minorities.
Written in 1904, the song includes phrases and language that could be considered sexist or racist, including the line “our coeds are the fairest,” outgoing student body president Sam Ortiz, who is leading the push, said on Wednesday.
Student officers at the Salt Lake City school passed a resolution on Tuesday asking for an update of the lyrics.
“I don’t necessarily believe the intention was to be discriminatory, but I do believe that at the time that song was written, our society was far more exclusive,” Ortiz said.
A nursing Southern California mother stopped from taking breast milk through airport security has reached a $75,000 settlement with the U. S. Transportation Security Administration, her lawyer said on Wednesday.
TSA officers stopped Stacey Armato at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport while she was traveling to Los Angeles in 2010 with bottles of pumped breast milk for her seven-month-old son.
In a 2012 lawsuit filed in U.
U. S. President Barack Obama assured ally Japan on Thursday that Washington was committed to its defense, including of tiny isles at the heart of a row with China, but denied he had drawn any new “red line” and urged peaceful dialogue over the islands.
His comments drew a swift response from China, which said the disputed islets were Chinese territory.
Obama also urged Japan to take “bold steps” to clinch a two-way trade pact seen as crucial to a broad regional agreement that is a central part of the U.