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Facebook mulled charging for access to user data

Facebook mulled charging for access to user data

At a congressional hearing in April, Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said, "I can't be clearer on this topic: We don't sell data". "We stand by the platform changes we made in 2015 to stop a ...

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Trump Retweets Fan Account Meme Of Liberal Nemeses, Rod Rosenstein In Jail

Trump Retweets Fan Account Meme Of Liberal Nemeses, Rod Rosenstein In Jail

The image contained in the tweet reads, "Now that Russian Federation collusion is a proven lie, when do the trials for treason begin?" The White House did not immediately respond to a request for co...

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Huawei Mate 20 Pro Going On Sale In India In Five Days

Huawei Mate 20 Pro Going On Sale In India In Five Days

The Huawei Mate 20 Pro was launched at an event in London in October. Both smartphones are expected to be launched as Amazon-exclusives in India. It has active competition with Apple iPhone XS Max...

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Two exit polls say ruling party endorsed presidential candidate wins race

Two exit polls say ruling party endorsed presidential candidate wins race

It is the last time the president will be elected by the voting public. Global observers who were on the ground for the first round said that voting had been competitive, but held on "an unlevel p...

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Thousands Raised For Injured Syrian Refugee 'Waterboarded' By Bullies

Thousands Raised For Injured Syrian Refugee 'Waterboarded' By Bullies

West Yorkshire Police said the incident had taken place on October 25 and that they were investigating a report of racially-aggravated assault. "He will appear at Youth Court in due course". "Have ...

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SamSam ransomware created by Iranian hackers, says US DoJ

SamSam ransomware created by Iranian hackers, says US DoJ

The Justice Department alleges the scheme also caused victims more than $30 million in losses. Assistant Attorney General Brian A. Benczkowski of the Criminal Division, accompanied by FBI Executive ...

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Pentagon identifies US Army Ranger killed in Afghanistan on third deployment

Pentagon identifies US Army Ranger killed in Afghanistan on third deployment

He was immediately treated and medically evacuated to the nearest treatment facility, where he died of his wounds. It was his third deployment to Afgahnistan, and he was serving as team leader. Some 1...

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Google honors pediatrician Fe del Mundo with new Doodle

Google honors pediatrician Fe del Mundo with new Doodle

She was inspired to study medicine by her older sister who did not live to realize her dream of becoming a doctor. Frustrated with the bureaucracy, she eventually sold her house and belongings to fina...

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WhatsApp’s Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora quits after seven years

WhatsApp’s Chief Business Officer Neeraj Arora quits after seven years

He had been associated with WhatsApp for the last seven years. Both Koum and Acton who founded Whatsapp and sold it to Facebook in 2014 for an eye-popping $19 billion have left the company. In his...

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Huawei seeks urgent meetings to clarify NZ 5G rejection

Huawei seeks urgent meetings to clarify NZ 5G rejection

GCSB director-general Andrew Hampton effectively confirmed a statement by Spark on Wednesday that it had declined a proposal by Spark to use Huawei equipment in a 5G mobile network that Spark aims to ...

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Apple Watch ECG will arrive in next WatchOS update, says report

Apple Watch ECG will arrive in next WatchOS update, says report

With that feature, and in conjunction with the ECG app on the wearable, the device will be able to read whether or not the wearer is showing signs of atrial fibrillation, a major irregular heart rhyth...

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Melania Trump defends controversial White House holiday decorations

Melania Trump defends controversial White House holiday decorations

Trump was invited to speak at the event by the wife of Liberty's president Jerry Falwell, Jr., who told the school's newspaper that Becki Falwell is close with Trump. There was a caveat, however: "And...

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Politician, ex-codebreaker Baroness Trumpington dies at 96

Politician, ex-codebreaker Baroness Trumpington dies at 96

Returning to England in the early 1950s, she married historian Alan Barker and entered Conservative politics, becoming a councilor and mayor of the city of Cambridge. It's very sad. But, she had a ter...

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'Undisciplined' child walks on stage during Pope Francis' audience

Pope Francis said the young boy made him think of himself. "He's from Argentina, he's undisciplined", Francis joked to an aide. "This boy can not speak, he is mute", Francis told those gathered f...

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Meet the Osmo Pocket: DJI's all-new stabilized camera

Meet the Osmo Pocket: DJI's all-new stabilized camera

When it comes to specs, the Osmo Pocket offers: 1/2.3-inch CMOS (Effective pixels: 12M), with a F2.0 lens with a 80° field of view, 100-3200 ISO range and the ability to shoot 4K video. These features...

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Mississippi Republican wins final 2018 Senate race

Mississippi Republican wins final 2018 Senate race

U.S. media projected that Hyde-Smith would defeat her black challenger in a campaign that recalled the state's history of racist violence. Hyde-Smith's " public hanging " remark had caused her finan...

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Mexico's President Faces

Mexico's President Faces "Humiliation" Criticism for Honoring Jared Kushner

But Mexican people are outraged by Kushner's award in light of the President's controversial comments about the country and it's people. Trump has described Mexican immigrants in the USA as rapists an...

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Corsi Offered Plea Deal Over Lying About Wikileaks Contact Attempt

Corsi Offered Plea Deal Over Lying About Wikileaks Contact Attempt

Gray had previously told journalists the special counsel's office likely put Corsi in its cross hairs because of his connections to Stone. Asked what's next now that he has rejected a deal, Corsi re...

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Undocumented Immigrants in US Reached Ten-Year Low

Undocumented Immigrants in US Reached Ten-Year Low

The study's authors say the dramatic drop is "due nearly entirely to a sharp decline in the number of Mexicans entering the country without authorization". A rising share of unauthorized immigrants ...

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Garda from Letterkenny injured in serious incident that left man dead

Garda from Letterkenny injured in serious incident that left man dead

The officer tried to flag down a silver Audi A6 close to the town's Garda station at 11.30pm on Tuesday. The vehicle then crashed into Mr Marron's parked Skoda Octavia in the town's Main Street. Mai...

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PlayStation Plus Games for December Announced: Soma and More

PlayStation Plus Games for December Announced: Soma and More

The game was released on 22 September 2015 for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and on 1 December 2017 on Xbox One. As I mentioned, a horror game is an odd inclusion for a December line...

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Apple Watch Series 3 gets Cyber Monday deals on Amazon

Apple Watch Series 3 gets Cyber Monday deals on Amazon

Cyber Monday sales are limited to 36 hours, so you better make up your mind fast. If you're shopping for the best possible deal on an unlocked 2018 iPhone model and you didn't buy one on Black Fri...

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Texas Wedding Photographer Busted After Having Sex, Urinating in Tree: Cops

Texas Wedding Photographer Busted After Having Sex, Urinating in Tree: Cops

The report states when Mehta was asked to leave the property, she "went to a tree nearby and began to urinate on the tree". There, she threatened officers as they drove her to the Parker County Jail, ...

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Pompeo and Mattis brief senators on Saudis, without Haspel

Pompeo and Mattis brief senators on Saudis, without Haspel

She also said that the prosecutor had also asked Argentina's Foreign Ministry whether the crown prince's diplomatic status might allow a legal proceeding to go forward. "I'm talking about any key vo...

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Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House

Democrats nominate Nancy Pelosi as speaker of the House

In Wednesday's closed-door vote among only Democrats, the California lawmaker needs a majority to advance to the speaker election in the full House. "She faces a preliminary test on Wednesday, when De...

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Be alert for emergency test on Wednesday, Manitoba

Be alert for emergency test on Wednesday, Manitoba

Provincial emergency management organizations will conduct simultaneous public alerting tests across the country in a bid to make sure people receive emergency alerts and can take action to stay safe....

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The US Federal Trade Commission will investigate loot boxes

The US Federal Trade Commission will investigate loot boxes

State Senators from Hawaii a year ago called out EA in a press conference, referring to Star Wars Battlefront II as a 'Star Wars-themed online casino.' . The United States Federal Trade Commission...

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Fortnite adds in-game gifting option for limited time

Fortnite adds in-game gifting option for limited time

You must have been friends with somebody for at least 48 hours before you can send a gift to them. Epic said in a blog post that this is the "initial gifting period", which suggests gifting will ret...

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Fighter accused in Kashmir journalist's murder killed in gunfight

Fighter accused in Kashmir journalist's murder killed in gunfight

He is alleged to be involved in a series of terror crimes, including the murder of an ASI in Pulwama in 2013, several grenade attacks on security forces and killing of CRPF personnel in Shopian in 201...

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Porsche 911 Carrera S officially revealed

Porsche 911 Carrera S officially revealed

The 2019 911's shape is quite familiar though there are a few styling changes. In case you're wondering why the bodies of the Carrera and the Turbo appear to be similarly wide, that's because the ...

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