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It is understood that they were searching for communications between Strategic Communication Laboratories Group (SCL ), Cambridge Analytica's parent company, and Aleksandr Kogan's company Global Science Research, in addition to data obtained from Facebook via Dr Kogan.
  • Apple (AAPL) Raised to

    Apple (AAPL) Raised to "Strong-Buy" at Vetr

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    State Street Corporation (NYSE:STT) has risen 33.09% since March 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Martin & Company Inc sold 5,200 shares as the company's stock rose 12.78% with the market. Davenport Co Limited Liability accumulated 0.74% or 381,468 shares. Wellington Group Llp stated it has 0.84% in Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL ) to report earnings on May, 1.
  • Canelo Alvarez suspended by NSAC for positive clenbuterol test

    Canelo Alvarez suspended by NSAC for positive clenbuterol test

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    Clenbuterol was found in the Mexican fighter's system on February 17 and February 20, according to the Times , and when it was first reported he tested positive, he claimed it was due to having contaminated meat in his home country. Golovkin's promoter Tom Loeffler has revealed that his fighter is still training in the hope the match is not cancelled. Alvarez and Golovkin fought to an incredibly controversial draw in Las Vegas previous year, pushing their rematch to the point of being one of ...
  • Delhi Police apologises for manhandling journalist covering JNU protest

    Delhi Police apologises for manhandling journalist covering JNU protest

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    A video of the incident was posted on Twitter on March 23 and at least 6 police women could be seen manhandling Fadnavis while she was covering a protest by students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University . "We took up the matter with the Dean but it was not a written complaint and the matter was not considered serious", an accuser added. Earlier today, journalists staged a dharna outside Delhi Police Headquarters in protest against alleged molestation of a woman journalist and manhandling of ...
  • Protest over Sacramento shooting of unarmed black man overtakes freeway

    Protest over Sacramento shooting of unarmed black man overtakes freeway

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    And later, a protest outside a Sacramento Kings game. The shooting has sparked public outrage in Sacramento and across the USA, sparking a number of protests, including the one outside the Golden 1 Center. The shooting followed reports of several auto break-ins in the area and helicopter footage showed thermal images of the victim running through backyards and hopping fences in the moments before he was killed .
  • Thousands of civil servants strike in France over Macron's planned reforms

    Thousands of civil servants strike in France over Macron's planned reforms

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    The spokesperson claimed that "The UK, Germany and France reaffirmed that there is no plausible explanation other than that the Russian state was responsible". "Then a second gunshot". "If we do nothing, the government will not back down". Islamist State also claimed responsibility for that attack. France has become a major target of frequent terrorist attacks following its military operations in Syria, Iraq, and the Sahel region.
  • Ex-French President Sarkozy Arrested Over Libya Cash

    Ex-French President Sarkozy Arrested Over Libya Cash

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    France24 reports that Libyan officials linked to the regime of the late Moammar Gadhafi say they helped finance the 2007 campaign that swept Sarkozy , then leader of the Union for Popular Movement party, into the presidency. In his court statement on Thursday, Sarkozy said Takieddine could not have entered the ministry, as he claimed to have done, without specifying who he was going to see, and that his description of where the office of Sarkozy's chief of staff was located was inaccurate.
  • Broncos acquire Jared Veldheer from Cardinals in exchange for a draft pick

    Broncos acquire Jared Veldheer from Cardinals in exchange for a draft pick

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    Denver may still want to select a guard - Quenton Nelson is one of the top prospects in this year's draft - but the offensive line no longer looks like a major area of concern. In Denver, Veldheer is expected to line up across left tackle Garrett Bolles in a Broncos offensive line unit that ranked 29th in pass protection in DVOA in 2017, and did not do very well in the run blocking department.
  • Wilshere ruled out of England's game with Holland

    Wilshere ruled out of England's game with Holland

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    It was certainly noticeable that Southgate spoke with greater clarity about the politics surrounding Russian Federation, the security issues facing the World Cup , and his belief that English football needed to "get our own house in order" when it came to racism, than he did when discussing his own plans, or even giving a rough idea about when he might let everyone know the captain.
  • 'Congratulations to all those elected to Rajya Sabha,' tweets PM Narendra Modi

    'Congratulations to all those elected to Rajya Sabha,' tweets PM Narendra Modi

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    The MPs were asked to hold press conferences in their constituencies and tell the people that the Opposition was creating an impasse in Parliament , reported PTI. It was for the first time that the meeting took place in the newly-constructed party headquarters. Modi will be visiting some of these districts where improvement has been registered on April 14.
  • USA urged to 'pull back from brink' over trade war

    USA urged to 'pull back from brink' over trade war

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    Part of this is political. China's measures of concern include the Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of the Import and Export of Technologies and the Regulations for the Implementation of the Law of the People's Republic of China on Chinese-Foreign Equity Joint Ventures.
  • Peru vice president heading for inauguration

    Peru vice president heading for inauguration

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    They urged politicians and "all social forces" to create an "agreement for governance" of the country, which has been wracked by a corruption scandal involving bribes and kickbacks to politicians from the Brazilian construction company Odebrecht and its Brazilian and Peruvian partners.
  • School district arms teachers, students with buckets or rocks

    School district arms teachers, students with buckets or rocks

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    Kenneth Trump, president of the Cleveland-based National School Safety and Security Services, a K-12 security consulting firm, calls the idea illogical and irrational and said it could possibly cost lives. The district, which has about 2,700 students at three elementary schools, a middle school and a high school, has no plans to arm teachers, although one staffer is a trained security guard.
  • WATCH Terrifying Fire at Dublin Hotel

    WATCH Terrifying Fire at Dublin Hotel

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    Around 200 people were safely evacuated after the blaze broke out. The Metro Hotel have released a statement confirming that they will be closed for some time following Wednesday night's fire. "The cause of the fire is still being investigated". He added: "The situation is that the top seven floors of the hotel are now on fire". Road closures are in place around the tower in the Ballymun district after the blaze was called in at 8:20pm.
  • Paris Hilton was 'devastated' after losing $2M engagement ring

    Paris Hilton was 'devastated' after losing $2M engagement ring

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    It was a painstaking, finding-a-needle-in-a-haystack moment as the wide club (50,000 square meters) could accommodate 7,000 guests, so just think how long will it take to comb the place out. Paris Hilton wants to feel like a "Disney Princess" on her wedding day. The TV star announced her engagement to Chris in January, sharing some romantic photos of the snowy proposal on Twitter and Instagram.
  • Defamation case against Trump to move forward

    Defamation case against Trump to move forward

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    Trump sought to block the legal action, but New York Supreme Court Judge Jennifer G. Schecter, citing court precedent that led to the impeachment of President Bill Clinton in 1998, said that "a sitting president is not immune from being sued in federal court for unofficial acts".
  • China newspaper calls for curbs against US soybean `dumping'

    China newspaper calls for curbs against US soybean `dumping'

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    The new U.S. law on Taiwan adds to strains between China and the United States over trade, as Trump has enacted tariffs and called for China to reduce its huge trade imbalance with the United States , even while Washington has sought Beijing's help to resolve tension with North Korea.
  • Russia's ambassador to the European Union downplays detoriorating relations with the bloc

    Russia's ambassador to the European Union downplays detoriorating relations with the bloc

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    The OPCW chief, Ahmet Üzümcü, said it would take two to three weeks to complete laboratory analysis of samples. "Greece and Italy were the most reluctant to take further common actions against Russian Federation". Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen said his country would also consider "whether we should take unilateral steps". Poland recently jumped into the fray and said that they were considering following the UK's lead, and while Germany refrained from going as overboard as its ...
  • China trade war over tariffs sends global markets crashing

    China trade war over tariffs sends global markets crashing

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    And then we expect the U.S.to retaliate further, etc. A more complete list is due soon, to be followed by a 30-day comment period. GlaxoSmithKline has withdrawn from the race to buy Pfizer's consumer healthcare business, the British company said on Friday, endangering an auction the USA drugmaker hoped would bring in as much as $20 billion.
  • Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges 'mistakes' made in privacy scandal

    Mark Zuckerberg acknowledges 'mistakes' made in privacy scandal

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    If you want to see everything Facebook has collected on you , the company allows you to download a complete archive of your information. This will bring up a list of apps tracking you via Facebook. Though Kogan's data was properly obtained , he breached Facebook's policy when he shared that information with a third party, Facebook has said.
  • Dapchi: Probe security failure pre-abduction, Amnesty Int'l tasks FG

    Dapchi: Probe security failure pre-abduction, Amnesty Int'l tasks FG

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    The human rights group Amnesty International accused Twitter of creating a toxic atmosphere for women on its platform in a report on Wednesday-saying the company fails to enforce clear restrictions banning abuse, and leaves users without a clear sense of its rules and their rights.
  • South Korea turns off PCs on Fridays to make workers go home

    South Korea turns off PCs on Fridays to make workers go home

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    The South Korea Unification Ministry said the North had responded to an inquiry made through the Panmunjeom communications channel and would be sending a delegation led by Ri Son Gwon, chairman of the Committee for the Peaceful Reunification of the Country.
  • State Dept. announces $1B in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

    State Dept. announces $1B in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia

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    The Senate took up a bipartisan resolution Tuesday that called for the withdrawal of USA military support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign aimed at Houthi rebels in Yemen, in which thousands of civilians, including many children, have been killed and millions have been displaced.
  • Turkish-led forces drive Kurds from Afrin in northern Syria

    Turkish-led forces drive Kurds from Afrin in northern Syria

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    Turkey's disaster management agency and military on Tuesday distributed food aid to civilians in 35 villages of Afrin, Syria recently liberated during the counter-terrorist Operation Olive Branch . He also accused the US of sending weapons and ammunition to help Kurdish fighters. The statue is of Kawa, a mythological hero in Iran's Zagros mountains who defeated a brutal ruler and lit fires to spread the news, ushering in spring.
  • MSD Students Organize 'March For Our Lives Event on Saturday

    MSD Students Organize 'March For Our Lives Event on Saturday

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    Students affected by gun violence were asked to raise their hands. "America: We are your future". We've been waiting for you. The handwritten letter was sent just days before the March for Our Lives , a nationwide series of protests against gun violence organized by the Parkland , Fla., students.
  • Zuckerberg recognises need for social media regulation

    Zuckerberg recognises need for social media regulation

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    In an interview with CNN Wednesday evening, Zuckerberg was asked if he would testify before Congress . While deleting Facebook seems like an obvious option, there are other things you can do to protect your information. Hancock says "that's the approach that we are taking". After that, the information will be permanently deleted. The company told Facebook that the data had been destroyed.
  • Who is John Bolton, the new national security adviser?

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    Richard Haass, the head of the Council on Foreign Relations, tweeted "the obvious question is whether John Bolton has the temperament and the judgment for the job". Others recoiled. Democratic Senator Chris Coons described Mr Bolton's warlike approach to Iran and North Korea as "overly aggressive at best and downright unsafe at worst".
  • Virat Kohli likely to play county cricket for Surrey

    Virat Kohli likely to play county cricket for Surrey

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    The choice has been taken by the Indian skipper in a summons to improve his batting performance in England , where he has not been able to perform at his career best. Indian has never won a test series in England. I am sure not only him, but Team India will do exceedingly well in the England series. Virat Kohli in action during the game against South Africa.
  • China should target USA soybeans, says former finance minister

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    Chinese officials had assumed that would keep Trump from following through on his trade threats, as he had suggested a few times. Specific details of the president's plan were not disclosed. "We have supported targeted, USA government efforts to address these issues but nevertheless remained dedicated to the China market because it holds vast growth potential for USA agriculture", President and CEO Tom Sleight said.
  • NRA maligns student organizers ahead of March for Our Lives

    NRA maligns student organizers ahead of March for Our Lives

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    The results showed that a strong majority of students in grades 9 to 12 "agreed" (22 percent) or "strongly agreed" (45 percent) with a push for stricter gun laws, while 26 percent did not. This includes the ban of assault weapons, required universal background checks and a gun violence restraining order that would allow courts to disarm people who display warning signs of violent behavior.
  • Trump 'furious' over leak he ignored advice on Putin

    Trump 'furious' over leak he ignored advice on Putin

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    Trump called Putin on Tuesday and congratulated him on winning a fourth term. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledged later Tuesday that Trump also did not mention the recent nerve agent attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in the United Kingdom - for which the U.S., the U.K., France and Germany have blamed Russia.
  • PA School District Arms Students With Rocks To Combat School Shootings

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    However, if all else fails, and the shooter attempts to or successfully enters the classroom, the teacher and students will have the rocks to defend themselves. "We also have, we train kids and talk about barricading the doors". President Trump floated an NRA-backed idea to arm teachers. The idea of children being provided river rocks to throw at armed intruders is both a deeply sad argument for gun control laws to be implemented, and a savage indictment of how under-resourced certain public ...
  • IOA says Sports Minister has assured clearance of 'extra officials'

    IOA says Sports Minister has assured clearance of 'extra officials'

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    Batra said he learned the ministry had removed the names of Chief Medical Officer and an assistant physiotherapist. Talking about a badminton player, he/she needs a coach , physio and a masseur. The NSF's are autonomous bodies, we have no hand in trimming the list. "But at the same time the government will have to clear these athletes to be able to able to take part in these Games", Batra said.
  • Trump Signs $1.3T Budget After Threatening Veto

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    Mulvaney admitted that the bill wasn't flawless and wasn't exactly what the White House wanted, but that - on the whole - the bill "funds ( Trump's ) priorities". "No one has read it. Congress is broken", Paul tweeted Thursday. Congressional leaders on the other hand have celebrated it passing. "No, that's not how the process works", said White House budget director Mick Mulvaney .