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World Sensitive internal Facebook documents published by UK Parliament
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As for the DCMS's assertions regarding how the company's "reciprocity" provision and its Onavo VPN app dealt with user data, Facebook points out that users "had the choice" as to whether or not they would opt in and share their data. The documents show an exchange between Zuckerberg and senior executive Justin Osofsky in 2013, in which they made a decision to stop giving friends' data access to Vine on the day that social media rival Twitter launched the video-sharing service.

World Wisconsin Legislature OKs weakening governor, AG
Author: 0 Wisconsin Legislature OKs weakening governor, AG

Wisconsinites expect more from us and I hope at some point the Legislature will rise to the occasion and work with me to solve the pressing issues facing our state. The new legislation will rescind much of that power from his Democratic successor. In November, Democrats in Wisconsin won the governor's mansion and the race for attorney general after closely fought elections.

World Chris Dawson's family 'disappointed' over arrest for murder of Lynette
Author: 0 Chris Dawson's family 'disappointed' over arrest for murder of Lynette

Mr Dawson appeared in the dock of the Southport Magistrates Court court on Wednesday wearing prison greens - a short-sleeved top, shorts and no shoes - as police applied to extradite him to NSW. "We won't give up on trying to identify the whereabouts of Lynette Dawson , but, from our perspective, it is not crucial to finalising the matter ".

World Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush
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From there, the president's casket will be taken to the U.S. Capitol in Washington. The casket carrying the body of George HW Bush is set to arrive in Washington on Monday afternoon, aboard the United States military plane commonly known as Air Force One.

World 5 key moments from Robert Mueller’s sentencing memo for Michael Flynn
Author: 0 5 key moments from Robert Mueller’s sentencing memo for Michael Flynn

Mueller wrote Tuesday that numerous investigations "in which [Flynn] has provided assistance are ongoing". The retired three-star Army general, who spent 24 days as the Trump White House national security adviser, pleaded guilty on December 1, 2017, to lying to the FBI in the Trump-Russia investigation.

World Rudy Giuliani blames Twitter for his spectacular typo fail
Author: 0 Rudy Giuliani blames Twitter for his spectacular typo fail

The G-20 reference inadvertently created a URL , which was promptly purchased and redirected to a site that says: " Donald J. Trump is a traitor to our country ". Carrying out the prank only took 15 minutes, said Velazquez, who bought the domain for an entire year. Possibly trying to get the most out of his 280 characters or maybe just unfamiliar with phone keyboards, he emitted the spaces between the periods and the first letter of the following sentence.

World Central Intelligence Agency director convinces senators of Saudi crown prince's role in Khashoggi murder
Author: 0 Central Intelligence Agency director convinces senators of Saudi crown prince's role in Khashoggi murder

U.S. officials have said that the Central Intelligence Agency has concluded that Prince Mohammed ordered the October 2 killing. Some rank-and-file senators were furious that they were excluded from the briefing. Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Advisor John Bolton, however, have all asserted that there is no real proof that Khashoggi's killing was ordered by MBS.

World VVIP chopper case: five-day CBI custody for Christian Michel
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The CBI further informed that Christain's sister Sasha Ozeman had been in the news for standing by her brother's side and made public statements pertaining to his involvement in the VVIP Chopper deal case. The Enforcement Directorate (ED), in its charge sheet filed against Michel in June 2016, had alleged that he received Euro 30 million (about Rs 2.25 billion) from AgustaWestland.

World Countries accommodating U.S. weapons likely targets, Russian Federation threatens over nuclear treaty withdrawal
Author: 0 Countries accommodating U.S. weapons likely targets, Russian Federation threatens over nuclear treaty withdrawal

Pompeo, who attended the meeting, said the United States would withdrawn from the INF Treaty in 60 days unless Russian Federation complies with the agreement. The U.S. has accused Russian Federation of other treaty violations in recent years, including deploying a cruise missile in 2017, testing a prohibited cruise missile during the Obama administration and flight-testing the SSC-8 cruise missile at unacceptable ranges since the mid-2000s.

World Trump sends message to Kim through S.Korean President
Author: 0 Trump sends message to Kim through S.Korean President

Prospects for a second summit to overcome a current logjam in negotiations will likely depend on whether either the US or DPRK can show flexibility with regards to offering gestures surrounding sanctions relief or steps towards denuclearization.

Author: 0 UK Parliament delivers rebuke to government over Brexit

Clearly not trusting the rest of the European Union to agree with Britain if Parliament voted to reverse Brexit , the group petitioned the ECJ for the unilateral right to declare the United Kingdom under the continuing control of the exact same European Union that could not be counted upon to serve their interests in the first place.

World NYPD finds couple who dropped engagement ring down street grate
Author: 0 NYPD finds couple who dropped engagement ring down street grate

It was initially reported the man had dropped the engagement ring about 2.5 metres down a utility grate. Upon hearing about the incident, the New York City Police Department later managed to find and clean the ring, but they were unable to track down the couple.

World CIA Director Haspel to Brief Lawmakers on Khashoggi Murder
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USA intelligence officials have concluded that the crown prince, known informally as "MBS", must have at least known of the plot. Following the November 28 briefing, Pompeo and Mattis told reporters there was no direct evidence tying MBS to Khashoggi's murder.

World Sri Lankan court bars Rajapaksa from acting as Prime Minister
Author: 0 Sri Lankan court bars Rajapaksa from acting as Prime Minister

The South Asian nation has been in crisis since President Maithripala Sirisena replaced Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe with Mr Rajapaksa in October, then issued an order dissolving parliament and called for a general election. Rajapakse urged his supporters on Monday night to remain calm and join his struggle to press for a general election almost two years ahead of schedule.

World George H.W. Bush remembered as casket arrives in DC
Author: 0 George H.W. Bush remembered as casket arrives in DC

The coffin of late former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was flown to Washington D.C. on Monday as the nation is paying tribute to him and his legacy. Ceremonies are underway to honor the 41st president, who served from 1989 to 1993. Pence said that the last correspondence his family had with the former president was a letter and photo that his son, USMC Lt.

World IDF Operation Located Terror Tunnel Outside Metula
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The tunnel was discovered as part of the IDF Northern Shield operation launched Monday morning to expose and neutralize terrorist tunnels dug by the Hezbollah terror organization into Israeli territory. "We see Hezbollah's activities as a flagrant and blatant violation of Israeli sovereignty" and of United Nations resolutions, said Lt. Col Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman.

World Trump requests Pakistan's help on Afghan peace after Twitter tirade
Author: 0 Trump requests Pakistan's help on Afghan peace after Twitter tirade

Pakistan's Foreign Ministry did not release the letter, but said it expressed Trump's commitment to achieving a negotiated settlement to the war in Afghanistan . United States officials have always been pushing Pakistan to lean on the Taliban leadership, which Washington says is based in the country, to bring them to the negotiating table.

World George H.W. Bush
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Bush violated his no-new-taxes promise in the second year of his term, cutting a deficit-reduction deal that angered many congressional Republicans and contributed to GOP losses in the 1990 midterm elections. Bush during his campaign. In the run-up to Operation Desert Storm, the first Gulf War, Bush deftly built a broad coalition based in Saudi Arabia for the task of removing Iraqi forces from Kuwait, secured United Nations backing for the mission, and, in a sign of his ability to adapt to ...

World Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Mauritania
Author: 0 Saudi Crown Prince arrives in Mauritania

In the messages exchanged just a few months before Khashoggi was brutally murder at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, the Washington Post writer described Mohammad Bin Salman as a "beast" and a " pac man " who would one day persecute even his strongest supporters.

World Mattis: Putin tried to ‘muck around’ in U.S. midterm elections
Author: 0 Mattis: Putin tried to ‘muck around’ in U.S. midterm elections

Mattis made the remarks at the Reagan National Defence Forum in Simi Valley, California, referring to the 2003 agreement between Russian Federation and Ukraine that allowed ships of both sides free passage through the Kerch Strait, which separates the Black Sea and the Sea of Azov, Xinhua news agency reported.

World Donald Trump Praises Roger Stone 'Guts' for Standing Up to Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Donald Trump Praises Roger Stone 'Guts' for Standing Up to Robert Mueller

President Donald Trump on Monday called for his former personal attorney and "fixer" Michael Cohen to receive a "long prison term", while suggesting his former employee's wife and father-in-law also committed crimes. The president's tone about his longtime lawyer has changed in recent months. "Michael is a businessman for his own account/lawyer who I have always liked & respected".

World Iran THREATENS to continue missile tests amid rising USA tensions
Author: 0 Iran THREATENS to continue missile tests amid rising USA tensions

Iran has become one of the world's missile powers despite the severe western sanctions on it over the past 40 years, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Sunday. "Three days later, they test launched another medium range ballistic missile". Earlier, U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton tweeted: "Iran just test-fired a.

World Poroshenko: Russia sharply increases number of troops along Ukraine border, in Crimea
Author: 0 Poroshenko: Russia sharply increases number of troops along Ukraine border, in Crimea

Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko looks likely to be disappointed in his call for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to deploy naval vessels to the Sea of Azov, an offshoot of the Black Sea. The martial law order included a ban on entry to Ukraine of all Russian males aged 16 to 60, a move Poroshenko said is created to prevent undercover Russian military units from infiltrating the country.

World Former US President Bush's body leaves for Washington
Author: 0 Former US President Bush's body leaves for Washington

He added: "A handsome day In Texas - 'ceiling and visibility unlimited, ' Mr. President". He will be buried at the presidential library in Texas, alongside his wife, Barbara Bush, who died seven months ago. Many former presidents and public officials are expected to attend the funeral, including President Donald Trump. Remembrances to George and Barbara Bush sprang up in the neighborhood where he made his home, at a memorial to President Bush at a city park and at the airport named in ...

World Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers
Author: 0 Bush's service dog will go on to help other soldiers

An arrival ceremony involving both the House and Senate will be held at 4:45 p.m. ET on Monday at the US Capitol, where Bush will lie in state in the rotunda until Wednesday morning. president - is wildly popular at home and overseas, loved for her warm personality, intelligence and women's activism. Bush's death has also led to a series of symbolic moments.

World U.S. agrees to suspend new China tariffs for 90 days
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In exchange for Trump pausing the planned increase, China agreed to buy a "not yet agreed upon, but very substantial amount" of USA goods from the agricultural, energy and industrial sectors, according to Sanders' statement. manufacturers like BMW. Mr Trump also said that if talks were unsuccessful, he would carry out a threat to hit the remaining $267bn of annual Chinese exports to the United States with tariffs of 10-25%.

World Proposal goes wrong; police to the rescue
Author: 0 Proposal goes wrong; police to the rescue

In an effort to identify the anonymous couple, the NYPD put out a video message on social media showing them searching for the ring before police had arrived. No doubt the ring will be returned to its owners in no time at all and the pair can have another go at their special moment. As the couple walked through Times Square later on, the sparkling diamond ring fell off and - plop! - it fell through a grate.

World 'We Waited for You': Political Cartoonist Honors George H.W. Bush
Author: 0 'We Waited for You': Political Cartoonist Honors George H.W. Bush

Bush - who was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts into a wealthy New England political dynasty - put his studies and career on hold to join the US Navy during World War II. Barbara Bush was buried at Texas A&M's presidential library. "Condolences to the Bush family and the people of U.S. on the passing away of former President George H.W.