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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg calls for more outside internet regulation Facebook CEO Zuckerberg calls for more outside internet regulation
- Апреля 01, 2019

Zuck's suggestions, which aren't all that different from what Facebook execs have been saying over the a year ago, focus on four areas: harmful content, election security, privacy, and data portability. "Lawmakers often tell me we have too much power over speech, and frankly I agree", Zuckerberg wrote. The issue of objectionable content was further exposed earlier this month when a man in New Zealand livestreamed on Facebook an attack on two Muslim houses of worship in which 50 people were ... (more...)
Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores says Biden behaved inappropriately with her Nevada Democrat Lucy Flores says Biden behaved inappropriately with her
- Апреля 01, 2019

As I've written before, Biden's repeatedly underwhelmed as a presidential candidate , and ending his time in the public sector as vice president is a far better legacy than losing his party's nomination for the third time . " Why is the vice-president of the United States touching me? " she recalled. "Why didn't he apologize to Lucy?" she said. "He respects Ms. Flores as a strong and independent voice in our politics and wishes her only the best". (more...)
Arab leaders to seek UNSC resolution against U.S. decision on Golan Heights Arab leaders to seek UNSC resolution against U.S. decision on Golan Heights
- Апреля 01, 2019

In his remarks, Salman also repeats Riyadh's call for the establishment of a Palestinian state in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, with its capital in East Jerusalem, according to Reuters. It warned other countries away from following Washington's lead. In Syria, small protests against Trump's Golan move were held in different parts of the country and state media criticized the Arab summit. (more...)
Turkey's ruling party leads in local elections Turkey's ruling party leads in local elections
- Апреля 01, 2019

As authorities again scrambled to shore up the lira over the last week, Erdogan cast the country's economic woes as resulting from attacks by the West, saying Turkey would overcome its troubles and adding he was "the boss" of the economy. Erdogan and his Justice and Development Party (AKP) have won every vote since the party first came to power in 2002 but this time, analysts say the party could lose Ankara and even Istanbul. (more...)
Cops: Murder Suspect Activated Car's Child-Safety Locks Cops: Murder Suspect Activated Car's Child-Safety Locks
- Апреля 01, 2019

Cops conducting traffic stops in the wake of the grim discovery of the college senior's body pulled over Rowland and reportedly found Josephson's blood in his vehicle. Just a couple hours earlier, at 1:30 p.m., Columbia police were notified by Josephson's friends that she had been missing since early Friday and didn't answer calls to her cellphone. (more...)
Erdogan Faces Toughest Challenge in Key Local Polls Erdogan Faces Toughest Challenge in Key Local Polls
- Апреля 01, 2019

Erdogan, who is aware of his potential weakness and was previously the mayor of Istanbul, has campaigned across Turkey every day though he is not on the ballot. After voting in Istanbul, Erdogan said the incident had "upset" him and that an official investigation had been launched. The HDP denies links to the outlawed militant Kurdistan Workers' Party. (more...)
Brexit: Theresa May has one last duty as Prime Minister - leader comment Brexit: Theresa May has one last duty as Prime Minister - leader comment
- Марта 31, 2019

Privately, officials accept that an election could be necessary, even though Mrs May has no appetite for one. The prominent Remainer, who remains an MP for the time being, clashed with his local Conservative Party over Brexit . He said: 'I would rather leave the customs union but we also have to recognise that my party does not have the votes to get the manifesto commitment through the Commons. (more...)
Slovakia prepares to elect liberal lawyer as first female president Slovakia prepares to elect liberal lawyer as first female president
- Марта 31, 2019

Kuciak was looking into links between politicians and organised crime when he was shot alongside his fiancée in February 2018. Environmental lawyer Caputova got 58.40 percent of the ballot in Slovakia while European Union energy commissioner Maros Sefcovic garnered 41.59, the Slovak Statistics Office said. (more...)
U.S. move to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan violates global law - Macron U.S. move to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan violates global law - Macron
- Марта 31, 2019

The Iranian statement added that the close relationship between the U.S. and Israel demonstrated the "futility of efforts by some Arab countries in the region to normalize ties with the Zionist regime". China recalled that United Nations resolutions declare the Golan Heights as a territory occupied by Israel, with Deputy Ambassador Wu Haitao adding, "China is opposed to any unilateral action that attempts to alter that fact". (more...)
Donald Trump celebrates the end of the Mueller report on 'SNL' Donald Trump celebrates the end of the Mueller report on 'SNL'
- Марта 31, 2019

Attorney General William Barr is a false presentation of Mueller's findings . Bryant: "I am writing nearly four pages". President Donald Trump on Friday called on The Washington Post and New York Times to be stripped of Pulitzer Prizes that the newspapers received past year for reporting on Russiagate. (more...)
Arizona parents and police respond after SWAT-style raid over toddler's fever Arizona parents and police respond after SWAT-style raid over toddler's fever
- Марта 31, 2019

Bryce went on to assure the officer that Heber was "doing just fine, his fever's broke, he's under 100 degrees, he's doing just fine". When officers entered the house, the report continued, they found more that two more children, aged 4 and six, were suffering from similar symptoms and had vomited in their beds. (more...)
Arizona canyon reopens day after man dies in fall from edge Arizona canyon reopens day after man dies in fall from edge
- Марта 31, 2019

A helicopter lifted the body of the Hong Kong man from 1,000 feet below the rim of the Eagle Point observation area Thursday afternoon at Grand Canyon West. The death was the second reported by park officials this week. She said the victim was a foreign national and that the body was found in a forested area south of the South Rim Village area of the park. (more...)
SC student who went missing overnight is dead SC student who went missing overnight is dead
- Марта 31, 2019

It's never easy to stand before a family and explain how a loved one was murdered. "She simply mistakenly got into this. vehicle thinking it was an Uber ride", Holbrook said during the news conference, which was posted online . Rowland is now being held at the Richland County jail. Police learned that after leaving the bar, Josephson requested a ride from Uber and was last seen getting into a black Chevy Impala. (more...)
United States tells Russia, Cuba to keep 'hands off' Venezuela United States tells Russia, Cuba to keep 'hands off' Venezuela
- Марта 31, 2019

Maduro dismisses Guaido's claim to the presidency as a Washington-backed effort to seize power in Venezuela, which is struggling under hyperinflation and crippling blackouts that have left millions of citizens without power this month. However, the USA official noted that Washington has never established a timetable for ousting Nicolas Maduro from power in Venezuela. "They have spent years stealing money and not doing maintenance", said Yolimar Arellano, a 43-year-old office worker in ... (more...)
Country faces call for unity government amid Brexit impasse Country faces call for unity government amid Brexit impasse
- Марта 31, 2019

Mrs May said the United Kingdom would need "an alternative way forward" after her plan was defeated by 58 votes on Friday. Earlier in the day, MPs inside voted against Theresa May's withdrawal agreement. She warned that if the deal failed, then any additional delay to Brexit would probably be a long one. It was a third failure for May, who offered on Wednesday to resign as prime minister if the deal passed. (more...)
Moon, Trump to hold summit on April 11 in Washington Moon, Trump to hold summit on April 11 in Washington
- Марта 31, 2019

Aside from the call for the handover of North Korea's nuclear weapons and bomb fuel, the document - the English-language version of which was seen by Reuters - demanded that Pyongyang provide a comprehensive declaration of its nuclear program and full access to USA and worldwide inspectors. (more...)
OxyContin maker says lawsuit aims to 'vilify' OxyContin maker says lawsuit aims to 'vilify'
- Марта 31, 2019

The suit argues the Sacklers' and Purdue's aggressive marketing of OxyContin, beginning in the mid-1990s, led to overprescribing, addiction and deaths. The suit, filed Thursday in Manhattan, claims Purdue and its biggest competitors and distributors, including Johnson & Johnson and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., caused "this disaster" by pushing doctors to issue prescriptions and lying about the risk of addiction. (more...)
N.Korea nuclear, missile activity 'inconsistent' with denuclearization -US general:The Asahi Shimbun N.Korea nuclear, missile activity 'inconsistent' with denuclearization -US general:The Asahi Shimbun
- Марта 31, 2019

Observers say Kim apparently intends to highlight his support for the military and tighten his grip on power after the second US-North Korea summit ended without an agreement. military exercises, the North Korean military's drills - in terms of size, scope, and timing - "are consistent with recent years". US Army General Robert Abrams has raised concerns over Pyongyang's military capabilities after he cited North Korea's actions were "inconsistent" with its pledge to work towards ... (more...)
Fire at Dhaka skyscraper, people seen falling from the blazing tower Fire at Dhaka skyscraper, people seen falling from the blazing tower
- Марта 31, 2019

Tushar-or-Rashid, an employee of the Vivid Holidays tour company on the building's first floor, said the fire began above them. More than a dozen people who fled to the roof were rescued by firefighters using hydraulic cranes, Bardhan said. (more...)
Americans Sell Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia Americans Sell Nuclear Technology to Saudi Arabia
- Марта 31, 2019

In the past, the Energy Department made previous Part 810 authorizations available for the public to read at its headquarters. Charbonneau added that Saudi authorities should open the Khashoggi murder trial to United Nations observers, worldwide activists and media, and countries whose diplomats observe the trial should speak out publicly, the Reuters news agency reported . (more...)