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Facebook shares have fallen and some users are contemplating deleting their accounts. German bank Commerzbank also said it was putting Facebook advertising "on hold" as it evaluates data security, according to the AFR . This now is considered one of the largest data leaks in Facebook history. Did their Facebook data influence Brexit? Privacy advocates have asked the Federal Trade Commission to investigate as well.
  • Many EU Nations Join US in Expelling Russian Diplomats

    Many EU Nations Join US in Expelling Russian Diplomats

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    The moves announced Monday are the Trump administration's toughest response yet to the March 4 nerve-agent attack in Salisbury by Russian Federation that critically injured a former spy, Sergei Skripal, and his daughter Yulia. Administration officials said the Russian government has been notified about the expulsions and that the selected diplomats and intelligence officers have seven days to leave the United States .
  • More Americans support talks with North Korea than oppose them

    More Americans support talks with North Korea than oppose them

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    A auto with a licence plate from the North Korean embassy was seen on Monday near Beijing's Great Hall of the People, where foreign dignitaries are often hosted, according to the news agency. presence in North Korea, both of which run counter to China's strategic interests. Another thing we don't know: what carrots and/or sticks did Beijing have to give Kim to make the meeting happen so suddenly? A train, one akin to the train that carried the late North Korean dictator Kim Jong Il, ...
  • India announce squad for ODIs against England Women

    India announce squad for ODIs against England Women

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    During her innings, Pooja scored four boundaries. Indian bowlers leaked runs and lacked intent, the sloppy fielding by the hosts only adding to their misery. The two produced an opening stand of 129 runs off 12.5 overs to give the hosts a superb start. Nat Sciver was the wicket-taker, with Beaumont taking a good catch at point.
  • Increasing rain chances tonight, slight chance of strong storms for Monday

    Increasing rain chances tonight, slight chance of strong storms for Monday

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    Not all storms will be severe, but the strongest storms will produce damaging winds and large hail. Rated as an EF2, the National Weather Service said the tornadoes packed winds near 135 miles per hour at times. There is still a risk on Tuesday, but it looks as though the majority of the clouds on Tuesday and Wednesday will just be rain-holding clouds. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 40s on Sunday and climb to the low 60s on Monday.
  • Zuma served with indictment in corruption case

    Zuma served with indictment in corruption case

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    Hawks spokesperson Hangwani Mulaudzi confirmed the matter was being looked at, but said it was still at the inquiry stage. Zuma stepped down under pressure from his ruling African National Congress party in the wake of a slew of corruption scandals.
  • Netanyahu now plans 'shorter' flights to Mumbai

    Netanyahu now plans 'shorter' flights to Mumbai

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    Israel's Minister of Transportation Yisrael Katz said the first flight in the new route is the tip of the iceberg, in an interview with Yedioth Ahronoth held at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport shortly before the plane landed. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to the press at the United Nations Headquarters in New York March 8, 2018. In February, shortly after Air India announced the new route, El Al appealed to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for ...
  • Palestinian teenager who slapped Israeli soldier to serve 8 months in jail

    Palestinian teenager who slapped Israeli soldier to serve 8 months in jail

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    When asked why she accepted the plea deal, Lasky said that "when they chose to keep her trial behind closed doors, we knew that we were not going to get a fair trial", reported the BBC . The prosecution had listed 41 potential witnesses, meaning that Tamimi would have to stay in prison during a lengthy trial that would likely stretch longer than the sentence agreed to in the plea bargain, Lasky said.
  • NYC Firefighter Killed In Huge Fire On Set Of Edward Norton Movie

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    He later died. A cause of death has not been released. Nigro said two other firefighters were taken to the hospital with serious burns. Three civilians also suffered non-life-threatening injuries. The building was vacant when the fire started. His brother is also a NY firefighter. Motherless Brooklyn is a 1950s-set drama based on Jonathan Lethem's novel about a private detective with Tourette's Syndrome who investigates the murder of his mentor.
  • Malaysia's Bill to fight fake news tabled in Parliament

    Malaysia's Bill to fight fake news tabled in Parliament

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    Clause 2 of the bill defines fake news as news, information, data, reports, which is or are wholly or partly false, whether in the form of features, visuals or audio recordings or in any other form capable of suggesting words or ideas. "The fake news law is a new weapon to cover up corruption". "MCMC had also blocked 40 websites, portals and blogs that disseminated fake news and information".
  • China urges U.S. to 'stop economic intimidation' over tariffs

    China urges U.S. to 'stop economic intimidation' over tariffs

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    The goal is to reduce the US trade deficit with China by $50 billion. Senior White House economic advisor Everett Eissenstat said the new import duties would target industrial sectors where "China has sought to acquire an advantage through the unfair acquisition or forced technology transfer from United States companies".
  • Police officer left with injuries to face and shoulder after sword attack

    Police officer left with injuries to face and shoulder after sword attack

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    It's a shame they got hurt in the process. Another witness saw two police officers "bleeding quite heavily" after the attack at about 3pm yesterday. The officers deployed were confronted by an armed man and sadly a sergeant suffered injuries to his face and shoulder during the incident. "He had run into somebody's front garden and these police officers dragged him out but he's gone for the officers".
  • Family thanks a police officer who comforted them after crash

    Family thanks a police officer who comforted them after crash

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    Golden did not comply and was sacked upon by one of the officers. Police arrested Matlock, taking to Mercy Health Hospital before transferring him to the county jail. On Tuesday, Racine County District Attorney Tricia Hanson said her office would not be filing charges against the officers after an investigation indicated that the officers had acted properly in the incident.
  • Ryan Costello makes it official: He's not seeking re-election to Congress

    Ryan Costello makes it official: He's not seeking re-election to Congress

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    The announcement comes days after the Supreme Court denied a request to block the implementation of a new court-ordered map in the state, a move that Republicans fear gives Democrats a significant boost in Pennsylvania in the midterms. It now includes all of Chester County and Reading, and Costello currently represents 50 percent of the newly drawn 6th District, according to calculations by Daily Kos Elections .
  • March For Our Lives: 500K protesters prepare to descend on Washington

    March For Our Lives: 500K protesters prepare to descend on Washington

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    Ellie Crozier, whose sister Emma was killed at Dunblane, was among hundreds who protested outside the U.S. consulate in Edinburgh while hundreds more gathered outside the U.S. One man in Austin, Texas came to a protest with a gun, a Gadsden flag and wearing ear protection in order to avoid hearing what the protesters had to say about gun violence .
  • Remington: US gunmaker files for bankruptcy

    Remington: US gunmaker files for bankruptcy

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    During the bankruptcy process, the company will stay in business. In February, the Associated Press reported that Remington had reached a deal with lenders so it could continue to operate while seeking bankruptcy protection. After the CT shooting, Cerberus tried unsuccessfully to sell Remington, then known as Freedom Group. The families say 20-year-old killer Adam Lanza would never have been able to carry out his attack if he had not had access to a high-capacity weapon "specifically ...