In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

Indian Express | 2019-06-26

In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France’s minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday. Advertising O, whose father is South Korean, is one of French President Emmanuel...

YouTube Star Etika Found Dead at 29

The Hollywood Reporter | 2019-06-25

He previously raised red flags about his well-being and warned about the dangers of social media. The body of YouTube gaming star Etika was positively by New York City police on Tuesday,...

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Powell says economy facing growing uncertainties

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Tuesday the economic outlook has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global growth causing the central bank to reassess its next move on interest rates. Speaking to the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Powell...

Mitsubishi to buy Bombardier regional-jet unit for $550 million

Aluquerque Journal | 2019-06-25

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. agreed to buy Bombardier Inc.’s regional-jet program for $550 million, extending a push into commercial aircraft and setting up a rivalry with Embraer SA. The Japanese manufacturer will acquire the maintenance, support, marketing and sales operations for the aging...

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White blood cells key in spread of aggressive blood cancer: Australian study

China.dot.org | 2019-06-26

CANBERRA, June 26 (Xinhua) -- Researchers from the University of South Australia (UniSA) are honing in on a new treatment for an aggressive blood cancer. In a study published on Wednesday the researchers revealed that white blood cells called macrophages are important in the...

12 killed by rare bacterial infection in Essex

The Independent | 2019-06-25

Twelve people have been killed by an outbreak of a rare bacterial infection in Essex, the NHS has said. Most of those affected were “elderly and had been receiving care for chronic wounds, in the community, either in their own homes and some in care homes”, according to the NHS Mid Essex Clinical...

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Ledgerx Approved to Offer Regulated Bitcoin Derivatives to Retail Investors

Bitcoin | 2019-06-26

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has approved Ledgerx to offer physically-settled bitcoin spot and derivatives trading, previously available only to institutional investors, to retail investors of any size. Ledgerx explained that its new platform will share the same order book as the...

Cryptocurrencies need close scrutiny, monitor warns

An international financial monitor warned world leaders Tuesday that wider use by retail shoppers of cryptocurrencies like Libra, unveiled last week by Facebook, would need “close scrutiny” by regulators. The chief of the Financial Stability Board made the statement in a letter to the...

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Wimbledon seeding is disrespectful, says Nadal

AOL | 2019-06-25

Rafael Nadal has criticised Wimbledon's seeding process, believing the tournament would be disrespecting his performances by having him listed below Roger Federer. Two-time All England Club champion Nadal is the world number two after winning the French Open, yet it has been reported that...

Arthur’s suicide statement is a worry

Dawn | 2019-06-26

THE pattern of the way Pakistan plays its cricket seldom changes, not even in the ongoing World Cup where they have been struggling to improve their ranking. A victory against England and the one against South Africa last Sunday has kept their aspirations at a thin edge but that is not good enough...

Johanna Konta, Dan Evans and Cameron Norrie all find winning touch at Eastbourne

The Independent | 2019-06-25

British number one Johanna Konta defeated Greece’s Maria Sakkari 6-4 7-6 to advance to the third round at Eastbourne. Konta struggled briefly in the second set, but fought back valiantly to win the tiebreak and clinch victory in one hour and 37 minutes. The world number 19 will now face Ons Jabeur...

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Boris Johnson questioned over ‘staged’ photo

Boris Johnson has continued to dodge questions about the authenticity of a photograph of him and his girlfriend which recently appeared in the media. ......

Trump's China Tariffs To Increase Cost Of Bible, Upsets Religious Groups

NDTV | 2019-06-26

The trade war that Donald Trump has initiated with China by imposing massive tariffs on the Chinese products has upset one of his core support bases, the...

San Francisco becomes first major US city to ban e-cigarette sales

The Times of India | 2019-06-26

LOS ANGELES: San Francisco on Tuesday became the first major US city to effectively ban the sale and manufacture of electronic cigarettes. The city's board...

Pompeo in India: Terrorism, H1B visa, Russia deal on agenda as US secretary meets PM Modi today

11 arrested in India over Muslim lynching

Dawn | 2019-06-26

NEW DELHI: Indian police arrested 11 people on Tuesday over the killing of a Muslim man who was tortured and forced to chant Hindu slogans in the latest mob...

Wayfair Workers Plan Job Action Over Partnership With U.S. detention centers

WorldNews.com | 2019-06-26

Hundreds of employees of the online home goods company Wayfair plan to walk out of their jobs Wednesday to protest against its investment in furnishing border...

Moroccan Authorities Break Up Terrorist Cell Group, Arrest 4

WorldNews.com | 2019-06-26

Moroccan security forces broke up on Tuesday a suspected terrorist cell in the Marrakech region, one week after dismantling another terrorist cell in northern...

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Creators Syndicate | 2019-06-26

Anti-Trump Crafters: A Decade-Long Unraveling

Fun fact: I've been crocheting since I was 10, when my Tita Lisa taught me the magic of granny...

Creators Syndicate | 2019-06-26

Freedom From Consequences Isn't Freedom

On Monday, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., desperate to revive his flagging campaign, proposed a...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-06-25

Stats show drop in crime, trouble in Leesburg, Mount Dora | Commentary

The 2018 uniform crime statistics, released last week, show the usual ebb and flow of crime across...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-06-25

Why can’t U.S. government keep its word? | Letters

Iran policy change misguided Regarding the latest escalation of tensions with Iran, the following...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-06-25

Trump and Cuba: Why not America First? | Commentary

Cuba has been punished again. Cruises and “veiled tourism” by Americans where no family visits are...

Orlando Sentinel | 2019-06-25

Ticked off! @wedge salads

I am ticked off when health facilities or family know a special needs person wanders they don’t have...