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Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook fined £500,000 for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook has been stung with the maximum possible fine by Britain's privacy watchdog for the Cambridge Analytica scandal. "These failings meant one developer, Dr Aleksandr Kogan and his company ...

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Chuck Grassley refers Avenatti, Swetnick to DOJ for criminal investigation

Chuck Grassley refers Avenatti, Swetnick to DOJ for criminal investigation

Grassley sent a letter Thursday to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the FBI Director Christopher Wray asking they investigate Avenatti and Swetnik for three potential criminal violations: cons...

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Strong Earthquake Rattles Greece, Ionian Sea

Strong Earthquake Rattles Greece, Ionian Sea

A magnitude 6.8 natural disaster has struck in the Ionian Sea off the coast of Greece, triggering warnings of a possible tsunami. Italy's Il Messaggero news site reported that the natural disaster w...

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Germany won't export arms to Saudi 'in current situation': Merkel

Germany won't export arms to Saudi 'in current situation': Merkel

After days of denying to know his whereabouts, Saudi Arabia on Saturday claimed Khashoggi died during a fight inside the consulate. "Part of our reaction will depend on the Saudi reaction, and whe...

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Soros university says it being forced out of Hungary, mulls move

Soros university says it being forced out of Hungary, mulls move

Speaking at a press conference on Thursday, Michael Ignatieff, CEU's president and rector, said the school's board made the decision to move out of Hungary after the government intentionally refused t...

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Trump Advisor Kushner Urges Israelis, Palestinians to Compromise on Peace Deal

Trump Advisor Kushner Urges Israelis, Palestinians to Compromise on Peace Deal

It's just getting worse and worse. At some point, the leaders will have to take a bold step and make compromise. "We hope to find leaderships that are ready to do so". He added that "we've been fighti...

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'French Spiderman' arrested after scaling London skyscraper

'French Spiderman' arrested after scaling London skyscraper

The assembled crowd cheered when Mr Robert waved from three-quarters of the way up, and again when he reached the top. Stunned office workers took pictures as Alain Robert climbed the 230-meter Sale...

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Saudi public prosecutor: Khashoggi murder premeditated

Saudi public prosecutor: Khashoggi murder premeditated

Turkish officials for two weeks touted the existence of an audio recording of the journalist Jamal Khashoggi being killed in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Saudi officials were still eager to pr...

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China Will Never Give Up An Inch Of Territory, Says Defence Minister

China Will Never Give Up An Inch Of Territory, Says Defence Minister

China has long avowed to challenge any attempts by Taiwan to formally declare independence, with the nation's rhetoric becoming much more forthright and aggressive since the Xi administration took pow...

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Pentagon sends 800 troops to US-Mexico border as migrant caravan advances

Pentagon sends 800 troops to US-Mexico border as migrant caravan advances

He said he was asked by then-Deputy Commissioner Kevin McAleenan to rescind the endorsement on behalf of Border Patrol agents, which he refused to do. Trump, who made fear about immigrants a major the...

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Vince McMahon Dodges Saudi Arabia Discussion During Earnings Call (AUDIO)

CIA Director Gina Haspel on Thursday was briefing Trump about the evidence about Khashoggi's death that she reviewed during a trip to Turkey . Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesda...

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Japanese journalist returns to Tokyo after he's freed from Syria

Japanese journalist returns to Tokyo after he's freed from Syria

Jumpei Yasuda was freed earlier this week and taken to Turkey, where Japanese government officials confirmed his identity before announcing yesterday that he was free. "When he's back, I want to te...

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Jordan Flooding Kills at Least 14 on School Trip near Dead Sea

Jordan Flooding Kills at Least 14 on School Trip near Dead Sea

At least 18 people have been killed after flash floods swept away a group of teachers and students visiting hot springs near the Dead Sea. Helicopters were dispatched and machines were mobilized fro...

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No olives? Putin pokes fun at US seal amid arms pact dispute

No olives? Putin pokes fun at US seal amid arms pact dispute

Vladimir Putin and President Trump will meet on the sidelines of a World War I commemoration in Paris next month, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said after a 90-minute meetin...

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Andrew Gillum Suggests Racism Behind Scrutiny of Corruption Probe

Andrew Gillum Suggests Racism Behind Scrutiny of Corruption Probe

The records raise questions about the Gillum campaign's previous statement. The Florida governor's race descended into a verbal slug-fest on Wednesday night as the two candidates hurled insults at...

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China, Russia eavesdrop on Donald Trump’s phone calls: NYT Report

China, Russia eavesdrop on Donald Trump’s phone calls: NYT Report

NYT's sources say Chinese government-sponsored spy agencies are monitoring Trump's close business confidantes and even have a detailed profile of them. Hua also dismissed the Wednesday New York Time...

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Man uses blowtorch to kill spiders - sets parents home on fire

Man uses blowtorch to kill spiders - sets parents home on fire

The son is understood to have been using the blow torch on the exterior of the home to try and exterminate the creatures. A man has accidentally burnt down his parent's home after using a blowtorch ...

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Japan's Abe to make rare China visit as relations thaw

Japan's Abe to make rare China visit as relations thaw

The Japanese leader, who leaves China on Saturday, will also hold talks with Premier Li Keqiang. It is said that Deng strongly felt the contrast with steelworks in China, which were full of slogans gl...

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Sanders To CNN: Your Network Calls Trump 'Evil' 'Day-In, Day-Out'

Sanders To CNN: Your Network Calls Trump 'Evil' 'Day-In, Day-Out'

Police say an envelope containing a live explosive and "some kind" of white powder was sent to the network's headquarters at the Time Warner Center in midtown Manhattan forcing an evacuation. "A very ...

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Ethiopia: Parliament to decide president's resignation

Ethiopia: Parliament to decide president's resignation

The joint extraordinary session of the Ethiopian parliament on Thursday "will deliberate on the president's application for resignation and will elect a new president, " according to ENA. Abiy's refor...

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United States confirms withdrawal from nuclear arms treaty with Russian Federation

In fact, the United States has officially declared Russian Federation to be in violation of the INF Treaty in every arms control compliance report it has released since 2014. Far-right governments...

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CCTV footage appears to show Khashoggi body double in Istanbul

CCTV footage appears to show Khashoggi body double in Istanbul

Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, and efforts to get his whereabouts have prompted conflicting accounts of information from Saudi Arabian officials, sparking a worldw...

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Jamal Khashoggi killing premeditated, says Saudi prosecutor

Jamal Khashoggi killing premeditated, says Saudi prosecutor

Saudi Arabia announced over the weekend that 18 Saudis had been arrested following the killing, while four senior intelligence officials and an adviser to the crown prince had been fired. "The incide...

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Chinese, Russian spies listening to Trump's phone conversations

Chinese, Russian spies listening to Trump's phone conversations

Despite being warned by security advisors, Trump continues to use an unsecured iPhone to talk with friends, colleagues and business partners and China and Russian Federation are listening on his cal...

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Two girls planned to kill classmates, drink blood

Two girls planned to kill classmates, drink blood

Both girls have been hit with multiple charges, including conspiracy to commit murder and possession of a weapon on school property. Fox 13 reports the pair, aged 11 and 12-years-old, brought scis...

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UK Brexit backstop offer 'strange' - Ireland's Varadkar

UK Brexit backstop offer 'strange' - Ireland's Varadkar

Numerous potential disruptive effects are "not within the gift of either the United Kingdom or European Union to unilaterally mitigate", the report warned. Writing in the Sunday Telegraph , Mr Raab...

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Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest — NY Times

Stacey Abrams Burned Georgia's Flag in 1992 Protest — NY Times

Abrams said on Tuesday. It is unclear if this issue will help or hurt Abrams' campaign. "I took an action of peaceful protest, I said that that was wrong, and 10 years later, my opponent Brian Kem...

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Secret Service: Suspicious packages sent to Clintons, Obamas

Secret Service: Suspicious packages sent to Clintons, Obamas

The NYPD Bomb Squad outside the CNN building as officers secure the broadcaster's office, following the discovery of a possible bomb. When the latter package had a bad address, it was returned to Wa...

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Rakesh Asthana stymied Investigation in sensitive cases, Alok Verma tells Supreme Court

Rakesh Asthana stymied Investigation in sensitive cases, Alok Verma tells Supreme Court

Making the Union of India and the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) as respondents, Verma said the decisions to divest him of his role as the CBI director and directing M. Many of these concerned v...

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At least two people killed in Kentucky supermarket shooting

At least two people killed in Kentucky supermarket shooting

EDT (1900 GMT) at the grocery store, said a person at the dispatch center, who declined to give her name. Eric Deacon told WDRB-TV in Louisville that he heard gunfire and saw two men run out of the ...

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