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The company was responding to an earlier letter that Jourova sent to the social media platform on 23 March, in which she demanded explanations about its knowledge of Cambridge Analytica's alleged harvesting of up to 87 million Facebook users' profiles for its work on political campaigns.
  • Chaos Continues at Gaza, Terrorists Attempt to Infiltrate Israel

    Chaos Continues at Gaza, Terrorists Attempt to Infiltrate Israel

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    The U.N. human rights office said Friday that it has indications that Israeli forces used "excessive force" against protesters last week, when 15 Palestinians were killed or later died of wounds sustained near the border. The US blamed Palestinian leaders "who call for violence or who send protesters - including children - to the fence, knowing that they may be injured or killed".
  • Spieth Masters Augusta once again

    Spieth Masters Augusta once again

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    I don't feel like I'm going out trying to get those two shots or whatever back (Friday) morning. "It's about riding momentum from last week and this round". And if I can continue to play like that over the next three days, I'll be pretty close . Among those to miss the cut 1988 victor Sandy Lyle, defending champion Sergio Garcia and Ryder Cup hopeful Alex Noren.
  • Palestinians Killed in Border Clashes

    Palestinians Killed in Border Clashes

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    Thirty-year-old Yaser Murtaja , co-founder of Ain Media production company, was shot in the abdomen by Israeli snipers perched on a hilltop on Gaza's border despite wearing a vest marked "PRESS". Israel's military said the Palestinians protesters threw several explosive devices and firebombs and said some demonstrators attempted to cross the border fence.
  • German court bails former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

    German court bails former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

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    Responding to the ruling, a Spanish official said Mariano Rajoy's government respects judicial decisions "always, when it likes them and when it doesn't". "It is my residence now until the end of this process", he said. He has been living in Belgium since fleeing Spain to escape arrest, and has been held at a prison in Neumuenster.
  • Michigan Governor Ends Supply Of Bottled Water To City Of Flint

    Michigan Governor Ends Supply Of Bottled Water To City Of Flint

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    Local officials aren't happy with the decision; they say the trust between Flint residents and the state has yet to be repaired, and that there is still concern about existing lead pipes in the city. With the city still in recovery mode from the crisis, Chin said plans to turn Flint Fit into a social enterprise were being sketched out, and a fashion show that would bring the collection to a Flint runway was also in the works.
  • Violence breaks out near Syrian capital as truce collapses

    Violence breaks out near Syrian capital as truce collapses

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    State television and Syrian newspapers said last Sunday that the deal with Jaish al Islam would have involved the group handing over heavy and mid-sized weapons and acknowledging Syrian government sovereignty over Douma. Government forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad have taken control of more than 90 percent of the area. "I'm waiting for the end of the fighters in Douma so people can live in peace".
  • Pregnant woman attacked by boyfriend in Lake City

    Pregnant woman attacked by boyfriend in Lake City

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    She was shot on the side of her head in a home located at the first block of East McCreight Avenue. As a condition of her bond, Jordan can not have any children in her care or home other than her biological children. The uncle then called dispatchers and told Hypes to tell police about the shooting. After the incident, the boyfriend reportedly ran to his uncle's home on East Cecil Street and told him what had just happened.
  • Facebook is making Ads and Pages more transparent

    Facebook is making Ads and Pages more transparent

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    The New York Times and U.K.'s Observer has reported that Cambridge Analytica had kept personal information of 50 million Facebook users without their permission, 30 million of them with enough details to match users to other records and build profiles of them.
  • Mkhitaryan to miss rest of Arsenal season?

    Mkhitaryan to miss rest of Arsenal season?

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    Since then, though, the 26-year-old has been affected by a knee injury that required surgery. Arsenal will look to put their Europa League exploits behind them when we take on Southampton at the Emirates on Sunday. "I feel good on the pitch and I am happy". Arsenal are already without their other new January signing - Pierre Emerick Aubameyang - in the Europa League because he is cup-tied.
  • On Final Day, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha Adjourned Indefinitely Within 15 Minutes

    On Final Day, Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha Adjourned Indefinitely Within 15 Minutes

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    A total of 127 hours and 45 minutes were affected by "interruptions and forced adjournments". South Goa MP Narendra Sawaikar and Rajya Sabha MP Vinay Tendulkar have written to the secretary general of Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha for a pay-cut of the session period, while North Goa Lok Sabha MP and Minister Shripad Naik is likely to give up his salary and allowances too.
  • Trump Vs. the Machine: White House in Shambles Over Syria Withdrawal Promise

    Trump Vs. the Machine: White House in Shambles Over Syria Withdrawal Promise

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    However, as the 2,000 US troops there are not now engaging ISIS-many of our Kurdish allies are going back north to defend border towns threatened by Turkey-this could take a while. "We are very strong on energy, essentially now energy independent". They're eager to confront and, if need be, fight Syrians, Iranians, and Shiite militias should they cross to the east bank of the Euphrates, as they did weeks ago, when US artillery and air power slaughtered them by the hundreds, Russians ...
  • Good news! Snow will be gone by Saturday, forecaster says

    Good news! Snow will be gone by Saturday, forecaster says

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    Just after the morning commute, there will be a burst of snow , followed by rain. The next system will quickly affect the Ozarks on Sunday . Dry morning with showers after 11am through the afternoon, we'll see a turn to snow likely after 3pm today .
  • Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

    Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

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    Facebook started testing the authorization process this week, and people will begin seeing the label and additional information in the USA later this spring. The company has also asked users to report if they see an unlabeled political ad. In an example distributed by Facebook, a mock-up ad with a picture of a candidate carries the words, "Political Ad - Paid for by XYZ State Party Committee".
  • Trump considering $100B in additional tariffs against China

    Trump considering $100B in additional tariffs against China

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    In an appearance before the Economic Club of Chicago, Powell says the issue was discussed at the Fed's March meeting. They calmed down Wednesday and Thursday on hopes the USA and China would find a diplomatic solution but slid Friday after Beijing said it would fight the Trump administration's latest threats.
  • Corey Knebel will miss at least six weeks

    Corey Knebel will miss at least six weeks

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    According to the Journal Sentinel, the Brewers will summon a reliever from Triple-A Colorado Springs, likely Taylor Williams or J.J. Hoover, but Counsell will have to formulate a ninth-inning strategy, deciding between going with one pitcher or relying on matchups.
  • IPL 2018 to kick off in Mumbai this evening

    IPL 2018 to kick off in Mumbai this evening

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    During the ceremony , cricket fans will be getting to witness the stage performance from their favorite Bollywood stars. Adding to the glamour will be singers, Mika Singh who will mesmerize his audience with his hit numbers. It will be interesting to see how the present and former skipper of the national side will cross swords with one another. Whether he will be able to win his third IPL will depend a great deal on his bowling unit which now has the experienced and canny Harbhajan ...
  • Bitcoin Comeback? Soros' $26 Billion Backs Crypto

    Bitcoin Comeback? Soros' $26 Billion Backs Crypto

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    After dismissing cryptocurrencies as a bubble in January it appears that George Soros, the multi-billionaire hedge fund manager, may have had a change of heart. John Burbank, who is a former hedge fund manager who closed his main fund a year ago, hopes to raise $150 million for two funds focused on cryptocurrencies.
  • Nepal PM Oli meets Narendra Modi for delegation-level talks

    Nepal PM Oli meets Narendra Modi for delegation-level talks

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    Prior to the joint statement, both Modi and Oli inaugurated the India - Nepal petroleum products pipeline. Oli, accompanied by his wife Radhika Shakya Oli, will arrive in the morning and later attend a business luncheon event. All in all, there would need to be a spirit of give and take between India and Nepal to restore relations to anywhere close to the hitherto friendly level.
  • Chinese letter pops up on defence ministry site

    Chinese letter pops up on defence ministry site

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    The official website of Ministry of Defence website has been hacked on Friday. The Defence Ministry tweeted to say, "Issue with the MoD website has been taken note of". "About 15-20 websites are still not available and will be up as soon as the website owners have checked and reconfigured the websites", he said. The Spokesperson Bharat Bhushan denied any incidence of hacking .
  • How to watch the Commonwealth Games

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    Malaysian track cyclist Muhammad Shah Firdaus Sahrom caused another upset by knocking out Wales' Lewis Oliva in the men's sprint quarter-finals after eliminating world champion Matthew Glaetzer in the previous round. "Finally, I was helped by an official from the Indian High Commission ", Singh told TOI here as he watched Saina defeat Scotland's Julie Macpherson in the mixed team match.
  • Opposition parties joining hands fearing Modi: Amit Shah

    Opposition parties joining hands fearing Modi: Amit Shah

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    Rahul Baba says SC & ST Prevention of Atrocities Act has been demolished. Let me take names: "Samajwadi Party and BSP, Trinamul Congress and Congress, Chandrababu Naidu and Congress, they have nothing in common and no ideological similarities, but are coming together", the BJP president said.
  • 14 dead after crash between junior hockey team bus, truck in Canada

    14 dead after crash between junior hockey team bus, truck in Canada

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    RCMP have also confirmed multiple injuries. The team was on its way to play in Game 5 of a semi-final against the Nipawin Hawks. The Humboldt Broncos team bus was involved in a collision with a semi-trailer late Friday afternoon. Families are just waiting to hear from their kids. Several members of the hockey community in Saskatchewan and beyond expressed their condolences when the news broke.
  • Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

    Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)

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    British Columbia Mngmt holds 1.46% of its capital in Facebook , Inc. Facebook Inc ( NASDAQ: FB ) is a stock with 2.78B shares outstanding. By selling 75,963 shares Strs Ohio made the stock sank with 14.10%. Among 55 analysts covering Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), 50 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. Sandberg in an interview on Thursday at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, California, for the first time said that some advertisers have curtailed spending ...
  • Man arrested for molesting, assaulting woman on local train

    Man arrested for molesting, assaulting woman on local train

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    The woman is seen fighting back. Both of them were in a coach reserved for handicapped passengers and cancer patients. A case of attempt to murder and molestation has been booked under Section 307 of the IPC. According to Samir Zaveri, who witnessed the incident said that he was travelling in the same coach and saw a man beating a woman in a running local.
  • Facebook plans to allow all users to 'unsend' their private messages

    Facebook plans to allow all users to 'unsend' their private messages

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    The moves are meant to clamp down on fake pages and accounts such as those used to disrupt the 2016 presidential elections in the US and elsewhere. "It still speaks to people feeling like this was a massive breach of trust and that we have a lot of work to do to fix that", he said, seeking to downplay the crisis that followed the data breach .
  • Arizona to send 150 National Guard troops to Mexico border

    Arizona to send 150 National Guard troops to Mexico border

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    U.S. Border Patrol agents patrol the border fence in Naco, Ariz. Jason Casellas, a University of Houston political science professor specializing in American and Latino politics, characterizes the deployment as a "show of force" that allows the Trump administration "to signal that they're taking this issue seriously".
  • Bahrain says it has discovered 80 billion barrels of shale oil

    Bahrain says it has discovered 80 billion barrels of shale oil

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    The new energy resource is expected to contain many times the amount of oil produced by Bahrain's existing oilfields, as well as large amounts of gas, state news agency BNA reported on Sunday. He said that converting resource estimates to reserves is an intense and costly process and not all the resources may ultimately be upgraded to reserves and that the additional drilling and data gathering will serve to improve the accuracy and reliability of the estimate.
  • Mexico Gives Transit Visas to Illegal Alien Caravan Marchers

    Mexico Gives Transit Visas to Illegal Alien Caravan Marchers

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    Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday that "we will not accept the use of force, the militarization of the border". She said they hope to find better paying jobs there and aren't planning to try to cross into the U.S. Since peaking at around 1,500 people , the caravan has dwindled after Mexican authoritIes issued permits shielding many from imminent deportation from Mexico.
  • Much warmer Thursday, wintry weather Friday

    Much warmer Thursday, wintry weather Friday

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    Chief Meteorologist Ross Janssen says that many areas in Kansas will see some snow, but it shouldn't amount to very much. Wed: High: 73 Low: 44 Mostly sunny to partly cloudy, breezy. Wind chill values will be in the low to mid 30s! Highs will be climbing back into the 40s and 50s today under a mix of clouds and sunshine. BOZEMAN: High - 42; Low - 19.
  • Thomas Davis tests positive for banned substance

    Thomas Davis tests positive for banned substance

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    In the video, he said an estrogen blocker triggered the positive test. "It's one of those situations where the National Football League rules are clear". "I've always tried to do things the right way and that's something that I will continue to do when I'm able to get back on the field". But, as the 14-year vet revealed at the end of Friday's video, "Who knows?" But he said his "conscience is clear", and asked fans to believe him when he said he didn't knowingly take a banned substance.
  • Mnuchin: There Is 'Potential' for a Trade War With China

    Mnuchin: There Is 'Potential' for a Trade War With China

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    The Treasury Secretary made it clear that USA officials including himself are in regular communication with China as a tariff dispute escalates between the two countries. That started the Dow Jones industrial average on a 250-point slide that took two hours to unfold. If the USA continues its protectionism regardless of opposition from China and the global community, "China will fight to the end at any cost to protect the interests of the country and the people".
  • AG Sessions orders 'zero tolerance' on illegal border crossings

    AG Sessions orders 'zero tolerance' on illegal border crossings

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    The president has stood steadfastly by his increasingly embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt , despite the never-ending scandals that mount not by the day, but some days by the hour. "It hasn't been easy, but I think he's done a fantastic job". Pointing to an upswing in border crossings to levels seen during former President Barack Obama's tenure, Sessions said he was ordering U.S.
  • Spring delayed: Winter weather, unseasonable cold continue across much of the country

    Spring delayed: Winter weather, unseasonable cold continue across much of the country

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    This will allow much colder air to sink into the region. Winds will be breezy out of the southeast 15-25 miles per hour. Weather systems moving towards the coast delivering showers today and rain tomorrow . A Wind Advisory goes into effect once the front moves through for portions of the Big Country, due to those strong winds. Another line of rain and storms will be associated with a cold frontal passage early Saturday morning.
  • Menendez brothers who killed parents reunited in prison

    Menendez brothers who killed parents reunited in prison

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    Brothers Erik and Lyle Menendez, who were convicted of the 1989 murder of their parents, are together again and housed at the same California state prison. But once the guard opened the door and Lyle saw his brother, both Lyle and Erik "burst into tears immediately", Rand said. While serving time in separate prisons, the two had been banned from talking on the phone, he told ABC News .
  • Shawano Police arrest man for 4th offense OWI

    Shawano Police arrest man for 4th offense OWI

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    He fled on foot after she shouted for help. But deputies later identified the ATM suspects as Creaig Wilson Helms Jr. and Cory Wayne Harrington, both of whom were associates of Josh Clark. "Doherty is described as white, 5'7" tall, of slim build, and unshaven with dark brown hair. "This took place outside the Duke of Wellington pub and it is likely that a number of people were in or around the vicinity at this time".