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The United States last month slapped sanctions on Deripaska and the companies he owns along with other Russian tycoons that have close ties to the Kremlin in response to Moscow's alleged meddling in the 2016 us presidential election and what Washington called other "malign activities" by Russia.
  • Mark Zuckerberg Envisions a Facebook 'Supreme Court'

    Mark Zuckerberg Envisions a Facebook 'Supreme Court'

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    Cambridge Analytica used the data of millions of Facebook users to personalise adverts during political campaigns, including the U.S. presidential vote. Although we had plenty of apologies from Facebook on Tuesday in Brussels, we are just as much in the dark about such matters as we were on Monday. Mr Zuckerberg said in reply: "We're a service that allows for a wide variety of political discourse, we view that as a big part of our responsibility".
  • Milwaukee Police Release Bodycam Video of Arrest & Tasing of NBA's Sterling Brown

    Milwaukee Police Release Bodycam Video of Arrest & Tasing of NBA's Sterling Brown

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    The hashtag #StandWithSterling quickly started trending on social media, as video of the January incident over a parking violation started circulating online. "My experience in January with the Milwaukee Police Department was wrong and shouldn't happen to anybody. So I think it's encouraging that he stand and lets his community see that somebody is willing to risk themselves in standing up against a powerful, powerful entity", Lewis says.
  • Akron sees slight population increase, Cleveland population drops

    Akron sees slight population increase, Cleveland population drops

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    Dallas and Fort Worth, ranking at three and four respectively, have seen remarkable growth in the past year, but it's San Antonio that the bureau said is at the top of the list in terms of overall population growth. L.A., by the way, was the nation's No. 2 city for overall population behind New York City. While Chicago lost almost 4,000 residents in 2017, that's less than the estimated loss of 4,879 residents the year before that, according to census figures.
  • Harker Heights holds its 13th annual Memorial Parade and Ceremony

    Harker Heights holds its 13th annual Memorial Parade and Ceremony

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    The procession will culminate into a Memorial Day parade Monday , May 28 , at 11 a.m. through the village. There will be bands, floats, and many marching units. In addition, a brochure listing all the names will be available for the sponsors, in the park's gazebo. Fairplay Brass will provide the music. In case of incelement weather, the ceremony will be held in the North Andover Middle School auditorium.
  • Erdogan hits Turkey currency storm month before polls

    Erdogan hits Turkey currency storm month before polls

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    In a statement on the rate hike, the central bank said inflation, which stood at an annual 10.85 percent in April and has been as high as 12.98 percent in recent months, continued to pose risks. "It seems highly likely that they´ll take action", said William Jackson, emerging markets economist at Capital Economics in London, saying the bank needed to raise rates by 200-300 basis points to provide some support to the lira.
  • Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

    Texas governor convenes new discussions on school safety

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    Gillard, was in the art class Friday morning, knew all of the victims of the shooting . Thursday will be a day for the victims of mass shootings in Texas, including the school shooting in Santa Fe that killed 10 and one at a church in Sutherland Springs last fall that killed 26.
  • Jared Kushner: Security clearance restored for Trump's son-in-law

    Jared Kushner: Security clearance restored for Trump's son-in-law

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    Tuesday, Trump signed a bill mandating that the White House Office of Administration report to Congress on the cause of backlogs in security clearances. The first interview occurred last fall and the questions were limited to former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, who subsequently pleaded guilty to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and began cooperating with Mueller.
  • Mark Zuckerberg dodges punches at European Parliament

    Mark Zuckerberg dodges punches at European Parliament

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    Similar to the EU parliamentary hearing, the US congressional hearings were meant to look into Facebook's response to the Cambridge Analytica scandal , which involved an academic obtaining and selling Facebook user data to a political consulting firm, and the company's repeated privacy blunders that forced its executives to repeatedly apologize and pledge to do better.
  • Explosion heard at Iranian base south of Damascus

    Explosion heard at Iranian base south of Damascus

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    However former Sunday Times journalist Hala Jaber countered that Putin did not refer to Iran or other Syrian allied forces: "Iran's presence is not viewed in the same league as that of the US and as such is not negotiable nor will be used by Syria as an exchange commodity..." The blasts came soon after midday, as the region experienced a scorching heat wave.
  • Palestinian minister delivers Israel 'war crimes' referral to ICC

    Palestinian minister delivers Israel 'war crimes' referral to ICC

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    Israel claims east Jerusalem as an inseparable part of its capital - though its annexation is not global recognized. The legal maneuver on Tuesday came at a moment of especially high tensions between Israelis and Palestinians after the United States formally relocated its embassy to Jerusalem and the fatal shooting of scores of Palestinians in Gaza whom Israel accused of trying to storm a border fence.
  • Here's why 'American Idol' really did have the happiest ending

    Here's why 'American Idol' really did have the happiest ending

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    For fans who can't wait for Fall 2018, they can catch American Idol's Top 7 finalists as they prepare to hit the road for a nationwide tour this summer. Surprisingly, LeAnn showed up to join them. Finally, top 10 finalists Ada Vox and Michelle Sussett joined Patti LaBelle for her classic "Lady Marmalade".
  • Funeral arrangements for Santa Fe High School shooting victims

    Funeral arrangements for Santa Fe High School shooting victims

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    Patrick blames a US "culture of violence" and says more needs to be done to keep shooters away from students, such as restricting school entrances and arming teachers with guns. Abbott's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment about the shotgun giveaway. But she said something must be done or more children will die in shootings, and even more will survive them and be left to feel guilty, like she does, for laughing, for having fun, for being a kid.
  • Curry says mom scolded him for Game 3 obscenity

    Curry says mom scolded him for Game 3 obscenity

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    That was apparent when he was asked about Steph Curry's swear-jar moment in Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals. A collective effort propelled the Cleveland Cavaliers back into the series with the Boston Celtics as they came out with goal at home to grab a 116-86 victory in Game 3.
  • Royal Wedding 2018: The bridesmaids and pageboys

    Royal Wedding 2018: The bridesmaids and pageboys

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    Kensington Palace also revealed more details about the dresses the bridesmaids wore, explaining that they were also designed by the same designer who made Meghan's handsome wedding dress. and cheekily stuck out her tongue as she pulled up to the church. He sported a miniature Blues and Royals frockcoat, which draws its insignia from the regiment to which both Prince William and Prince Harry once belonged.