Facebook facing record £500000 fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The Commons' Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee said Ms Denham's inquiry has found that Facebook "contravened the law by failing to safeguard people's information". The region's competition chief said the social media company had provided mi... More..

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Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president with vast new powers
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's president with vast new powers

The appointment of Erdogan's son-in-law " will worry a number of investors and some of the markets, because they didn't much enjoy dealing with Albayrak when he was the energy minister ", Peter Westmacott, who ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Fine imposed on Facebook over user privacy - United Kingdom lawmaker

The ICO fine is a fraction of the amount the social media giant could have faced had a new EU law that gives residents of the European Union more control over their personal data been in affect when the data wa...More..

David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

David Davis quits as Brexit Secretary

Hunt, who had been the health secretary, is considered one of May's most loyal ministers. Dominic Raab , a Brexit supporter and former housing minister, was appointed to replace Davis only days before nego...More..

Eight boys now rescued from flooded cave in Thailand
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Eight boys now rescued from flooded cave in Thailand

Four boys and their football coach are still trapped inside the cave. Elite divers hauled four more young footballers out of a flooded Thai cave on Monday, authorities said, bringing to eight the number s...More..

At least one dead in Pretoria plane crash
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

At least one dead in Pretoria plane crash

One fatality has been confirmed. Photos on social media showed the plane's fuselage broken, dented, and charred. Mr Meiring said ER24 helicopters were on the scene to airlift any critical patients to hospit...More..

Don't Cool Down by Eating Frozen Supermarket Vegetables
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Don't Cool Down by Eating Frozen Supermarket Vegetables

It said Listeria is easily killed through cooking - which would've been required for the frozen rice. Food Standards Australia and New Zealand have recalled nine products - a mix of corn, carrot, pea and bro...More..

European Union official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

European Union official criticizes Trump over attitude toward allies

On other occasions, the two men discussed Syria, where Putin offered to help Trump achieve his agenda of pulling the United States out of the region, before advisers urged the President not to accept such an ...More..

ANP leader among 12 martyred in Peshawar blast
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

ANP leader among 12 martyred in Peshawar blast

More than 30 people injured in the explosion. Pakistani Police has confirmed 12 deaths resulting from a suicide bombing at an election rally in North-Western part of the country. The TTP spokesperson at the...More..

Four boys rescued from Thai cave: the rest wait for Monday
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Four boys rescued from Thai cave: the rest wait for Monday

It was not clear who was inside the ambulance or the helicopter. Thai police officers stand guard at the blocking area in front of the oxygen tanks on a vehicle during rescue operations to save a soccer t...More..

Casey to oppose Trump's Supreme Court pick
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Casey to oppose Trump's Supreme Court pick

A source close to the White House told us he has a flawless record. Tanden said Trump "wants to pit us against each other", and referenced his attacks on U.S. But Trump appointed Barrett to the Court of A...More..

Turkey sacks 18500 officers, soldiers and academics in coup crackdown
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Turkey sacks 18500 officers, soldiers and academics in coup crackdown

The decree is expected to be the last of a series of emergency laws as Turkey's ruling system will fully transform into an executive presidency Monday, when President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is sworn in once a...More..

Here's What the Key Senators Think About Brett Kavanaugh Right Now
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Here's What the Key Senators Think About Brett Kavanaugh Right Now

While he has yet to reveal his sentiments on the 1973 Supreme Court decision that established a constitutional right to abortion access, he was involved with a dispute over whether a pregnant migrant woman wh...More..

Theresa May urges Tory backbenchers to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of power
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Theresa May urges Tory backbenchers to keep Jeremy Corbyn out of power

Asked Tuesday whether May should be replaced as prime minister, Trump said it was "up to the people, not up to me". Prime Minister May was forced to carry out a reshuffle of her top team after Foreign Secre...More..

by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Putin summit 'may be the easiest' stop on European tour

The European Council President said: "I would like to address President Trump , directly, who has been criticising Europe nearly daily". Cody Fenwick is a reporter and editor. because I don't know how much p...More..

Trump pardons ranchers whose case sparked Bundy takeover of OR refuge
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump pardons ranchers whose case sparked Bundy takeover of OR refuge

U.S. District Judge Michael R. Hogan said such a lengthy sentence "would not meet any idea I have of justice, proportionality ... it would be a sentence which would shock the conscience to me". WND columnist Il...More..

Australian dollar smacked as Trump readies $200bn tariffs for China
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Australian dollar smacked as Trump readies $200bn tariffs for China

The list includes agricultural products, minerals and consumer goods such as handbags, among other items. The move drew immediate condemnation from Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah...More..

Novichok used in Salisbury and Amesbury could be active for 50 years
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Novichok used in Salisbury and Amesbury could be active for 50 years

She is said to have received a "high dose" after handling a contaminated container, possibly left behind after the poisoning of former Russian spy Sergei Skirpal and his daughter Yulia. A police officer stands ...More..

Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Nobel widow Liu Xia leaves China after 8 years' house arrest

The widow of Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been allowed to leave China to seek medical treatment in Germany. "It is wonderful news that Liu Xia is finally free and that her persecution and ill...More..

Trump calls Putin competitor before setting off on trip to Europe
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump calls Putin competitor before setting off on trip to Europe

Needless to say, "we're all fine, we're all people" is not Trump's customary approach to the question of locating the shared humanity of all God's creatures. The funding area of its website states that the US...More..

Trump's Supreme Court Pick
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Trump's Supreme Court Pick

A ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats is expected as the president seeks to shift the nation's highest court further to the right. Dick Durbin once called the " Forrest Gump of Republican politics ", l...More..

4 more boys rescued from Thai cave, bringing total to 8
by | Wednesday, July 11, 2018

4 more boys rescued from Thai cave, bringing total to 8

Narongsak said Monday's rescues involving 18 divers and a support team of 100 had taken nine hours, two fewer than the rescues Sunday . "From what I've seen in the clip, they did look skinny", he said. Pad Kra...More..

Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as foreign secretary
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Jeremy Hunt replaces Boris Johnson as foreign secretary

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has been named as the new foreign secretary after Boris Johnson quit, accusing Mrs May of pursuing a "semi-Brexit". Following news of the cabinet split, former England worldwi...More..

by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Boris Johnson’s resignation over Brexit, explained

Just 48 hours ago, the former Vote Leave leader's position was that while May's customs plan, which would keep us bound by European Union rules in perpetuity, was a "turd", he was still willing to sell it. The ...More..

Bethlehem man survives horrific DE crash that killed father, 4 daughters
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Bethlehem man survives horrific DE crash that killed father, 4 daughters

The week-long trip to Ocean City , Maryland , was the real start of summer for the Trinidads, the latest iteration of a sun-, crab- and family-filled tradition that had endured even as four daughters hurtled ...More..

US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

US to release and reunite 50 migrant children with parents

Lee Gelernt is happy that some young children will be reunited with their families by a court-ordered deadline on Tuesday. Immigrant rights groups say the delay is a clear case of actions speaking louder than...More..

Whatsapp's Ad on Tips to Battle Fake News
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Whatsapp's Ad on Tips to Battle Fake News

According to WABetaInfo , WhatsApp has begun testing the new feature as part of beta version 2.18.204 for Android. A stern statement issued by the electronics and IT ministry late on Tuesday expressed the ...More..

YouTube to fight conspiracy theory videos by showing users Wikipedia links
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

YouTube to fight conspiracy theory videos by showing users Wikipedia links

YouTube removed the clip within a few hours, citing violation of its policy on harassment and bullying. To help with this contextualization, YouTube will also be teaming up with a variety of organizations tha...More..

Air India's decision on Taiwan consistent with norms: Centre
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Air India's decision on Taiwan consistent with norms: Centre

The airline does not have any direct flight to Taiwan, but it has a code share with Air China, which flies to Taiwan. This is the reason that this destination is listed on the Air India website. In fact, this l...More..

Rescuers have freed four boys trapped in Thai cave
by | Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Rescuers have freed four boys trapped in Thai cave

Four boys and their 25-year-old football coach "will be extracted on Tuesday", rescue chief Narongsak Osottanakorn said . On Tuesday morning the first four boys rescued over the weekend were given bread an...More..