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  • FB confirms it collects data beyond its users

    Facebook, embattled in a scandal over the mishandling of user data, confirmed Monday that it also collected information from people

  • Macron warns EU divisions like 'civil war'

    French President Emmanuel Macron warned yesterday that divisions between democracy and authoritarianism in Europe were becoming

  • Hannity revealed as mystery client of Trump's lawyer

    US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer was forced on Monday to reveal in a New York federal court that Fox News personality

  • US recalls more than 200 million eggs over salmonella fears

    Nearly 207 million eggs from a farm in North Carolina are being recalled from nine US states after 22 people fell ill, the federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has said.

  • Trump lawyer forced to reveal another client: Sean Hannity

    A legal fight over what should happen to records the FBI seized from President Donald Trump’s personal attorney takes a surprise twist when the lawyer, Michael Cohen, was forced to reveal a secret — that he had also done legal work for Fox News host Sean Hannity.

  • Quebec City mosque shooter set off by Canada's open stance on refugees

    The man responsible for killing six Muslims inside a Quebec City mosque had been anxious for months about his own family becoming victims of a terror attack, and that peaked when he saw reports the Canadian government was going to allow more refugees into the country, a court heard Friday.

  • Trump on Syria attack: ‘Very soon or not so soon at all!’

    President Donald Trump says today that an attack on Syria could take place “very soon or not so soon at all,” arguing he had never signaled the timing of retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that he had suggested was imminent a day earlier.

  • Pentagon 'concerned'

    Amid allegations of China engaging in massive land grabbing in the Maldives, the Pentagon yesterday said it was a cause of concern for

  • Trump to again snub White House correspondents' dinner

    Donald Trump will again snub the annual White House correspondents' dinner, organizers said Friday, amid sustained attacks by the

  • Social media platforms facebook

    Facebook to verify identities, require labels for political ads

    Facebook announced Friday it will require political ads on its platform to state who is paying for the message and would verify the

  • YouTube attacker's father called cops 2 days before

    A woman who believed she was being suppressed by YouTube, told her family members that she “hated” the company.

  • YouTube attacker Nasim Najafi Aghdam

    YouTube attacker was a vegan blogger

    The woman identified by police as the attacker who wounded three people at YouTube's headquarters in California is a vegan blogger who accused the video-sharing service of discriminating against her, according to her online profile.

  • Trump, Abe to meet in US on North Korea

    Donald Trump will meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe April 17-18 to discuss the US president's planned summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un and other matters, the White House said yesterday. Trump and Abe will be at Trump's Mar-a-Lago in Florida where they "will discuss the international campaign to maintain maximum pressure on North Korea," the statement said.

  • Facebook needs 'a few years' to fix problems: Zuckerberg

    Facebook will likely need "a few years" to fix the problems uncovered by the revelations on the hijacking of private user data, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said in an interview released yesterday.

  • 'Our country is being stolen', says Trump

    President Donald Trump said yesterday that "our country is being stolen" due to an influx of illegal immigration, blaming Democrats for weak border protection policies.

  • Trump proposes White House summit to Putin in March

    US President Donald Trump proposes a White House summit when he called Russian President Vladimir Putin last month, prior to the mass expulsion of Russian diplomats from the US, a top Kremlin aide says.

  • Seven cops killed in Mexico prison riot

    Seven police were killed yesterday trying to put down a riot at a prison in eastern Mexico, authorities said, the latest outburst of deadly violence in the country's jails. The police were trying to restore order at the La Toma prison in Veracruz state, but "were driven back by inmates who had seized tools from the carpentry workshop" and were using them as weapons, the state government said.

  • No more hope for 'Dreamers'

    President Donald Trump yesterday said on Twitter that there will not be a deal on legalising the status on young adult immigrants known as Dreamers, declaring that the US-Mexico border is becoming more dangerous.

  • 'I am back!'

    Hollywood action star Arnold Schwarzenegger is in a stable condition after undergoing emergency open-heart surgery, his

  • UN blacklists dozens of ships, businesses

    The UN Security Council on Friday blacklisted 27 ships, 21 companies and a businessman for helping North Korea circumvent

  • Family, friends bid farewell to Hawking

    Friends, family and colleagues of Stephen Hawking gathered yesterday to pay their respects at his private funeral in Cambridge, where

  • White House physician nominated to lead VA

    President Donald Trump fires Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and nominates White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him following a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency.

  • Trump rejects ex-judge's call

    President Donald Trump yesterday rejected a former US Supreme Court judge's call for the repeal of the Second Amendment to the US

  • Pak PM faced security check in US: report

    Pakistan's Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi had to undergo a routine security check at a US airport during a recent visit, an

  • FB revamps privacy settings

    Facebook yesterday said it will overhaul its privacy settings tools to put users "more in control" of their information on the social

  • Donald Trump

    Trump says 'good chance' Kim will give up nukes

    US President Donald Trump, who has agreed to meet with Kim Jong Un, says there is a now a good chance the North Korean leader will give up his country's nuclear weapons.

  • US President Donald Trump

    Trump says Xi told him meeting with Kim went well

    President Donald Trump says in a tweet that Chinese President Xi Jinping had told him a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had gone very well and that Kim looked forward to meeting with Trump.

  • Trump expels 60 Russians after UK chemical attack

    US President Donald Trump orders the expulsion of 60 Russians from the United States and closes the Russian consulate in Seattle over a nerve agent attack earlier this month in Britain, senior US officials say.

  • Trump picks Bolton to replace McMaster as national security adviser

    US President Donald Trump shakes up his foreign policy team again, replacing HR McMaster as national security adviser with John Bolton, a hawk who has advocated using military force against North Korea and Iran.


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