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Facebook says Zuckerberg still won't testify in the UK

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Facebook blocked around 200 apps for interfering with user's privacy and misusing their data. The data of these users profiles was not only shared with the Cambridge researchers, the data was available to anyone wanting to access it. Zuckerberg is likely to give evidence to the European Parliament according to Politico , and Collins says the committee will ask he does the same in the UK before the May 24 ( UK Parliament ). Read More »

Trump greets Muslims on Ramadan

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Dr Ahmad Al Ahdal, senior preacher at Department of Islamic Affairs and Charitable Activities in Dubai, explained the process of Moon-sighting in an interview with Abu Dhabi TV. Fasting is one of Islam's five pillars, alongside declaration of monotheism, prayer five times a day, alms-giving, and the pilgrimage to Mecca in Saudi Arabia. Read More »

United Nations chief welcomes North Korea's closure of nuke test site

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Prior to Kim's meeting with Moon, the North Korean leader announced on April 21 that all nuclear and missile tests were to be suspended, saying the Punggye-ri site had "finished its mission" after completing its nuclear programme. The AP also reports that at a ruling party meeting last month , North Korea announced the plan to close the nuclear testing ground, along with a commitment to suspend all tests of nuclear devices and ICBMs. Read More »

Modi to visit Russian Federation on May 21 for informal summit

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It would be Prime Minister Modi's second informal summit in as many months as he held talks with Chinese President Xi Jingpin in China's Wuhan in a similar format last month. The two leaders might also discuss how their two countries could counter the challenge posed to their defence cooperation by impending United States sanctions against several Russian entities involved in military supplies to India under the Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). Read More »

Sneek Peek In To Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja Mehendi, wedding & reception party

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Cant wait to see you kill it at cannes! Even for her travel, Sonam Kapoor appears to have hand-picked an ensemble that the fashion police will agree with. After wearing a formal pantsuit on day two, Deepika Padukone opted for a pink fluffy dress for her red carpet appearance. Videos from the party showed stars such as Salman Khan , Shah Rukh Khan , Varun Dhawan, Ranveer Singh , Kareena Kapoor and her husband Saif Ali Khan, all letting their hair down. Read More »

Christie Brinkley Spotted With Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Michael Avenatti

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Michael Avenatti , the attorney representing adult film star Stormy Daniels , published the contact information of a Fox News booker to his 406.5k Twitter followers early on Saturday morning. Cohen's arguments must be summarily rejected", Avenatti wrote. "As discussed in her motion to intervene, Ms. Clifford [Daniels' given name] has very important and legitimate interests in protecting her records". Read More »

Pope Francis auctions off his blessed Lamborghini

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The car's new owner, whose identity has not been revealed, gets a vehicle signed and blessed by the Pope himself - after they dish out €715,000, or around C$1,092,377. Lamborghini fitted the Huracan with a 5.2-litre V10 engine located behind the driver which generates 570bhp. This gives the Italian supercar a 0-62mph time of 3.4 seconds and a top speed of 198mph. Read More »

NBC Entertainment Chief on 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine': A "Missed Opportunity" No More

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The show is executive produced by Goor and Dan Schur, the latter of whom also produces NBC's The Good Place and its newly picked up series Abby's . Tim Allen's " Last Man Standing ", canceled previous year by ABC , is being resurrected by Fox next season because it's a "great comedy" and not as a conservative statement, Fox executives said Monday. Read More »

Tuesday, May 15 Morning Forecast

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There is a slight risk of severe weather as clusters form and potentially merge. Winds become easterly over the course of the day, as well as a gradual clearing of the skies from north to south. Temperatures will remain much above average through the weekend . THURSDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for isolated showers and thunderstorms. Read More »

Off-duty policewoman shoots armed robber attacking group of moms

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Nearly immediately, 42-year-old Katia da Silva Sastre pulled out her weapon from her handbag and fired three rounds into his chest and leg. Moreira's first bullet did not hit any victims and his gun locked during the second. He drops his gun, allowing the mother to pin him down until more police officers arrived. Sastre is a police veteran of 20 years, unbeknownst to the gunman. Read More »

Sonam Kapoor makes heads turn as she slays on the red carpet!

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From the floral off shoulder dress by Blumarine to the glorious Menahel and Mehreen sari in nude hues with a lightly embellished border and pleated detailing along the border, we just couldn't take our eyes off of her. While we're loving the sartorial coincidence, Sonam's arrived at the French Riviera and is all set to walk the red carpet tonight and tomorrow. Both the actresses walked the red carpet for cosmetics giant L'Oreal Paris, but before they stepped out, they shared a warm moment ... Read More »

Will Navjot Sidhu go to jail? Supreme Court to decide on Tuesday

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According to the prosecution, the duo who were in a Gypsy had an altercation with Gurnam Singh near the Sheranwala Gate Crossing on December 27, 1988 when the latter asked them to give way to their auto. Sidhu was awarded three years in jail for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. The Punjab and Haryana High Court later reversed his acquittal, convicting him under Section 304 Part II, Indian Penal Code (IPC), for culpable homicide not amounting to murder. Read More »

Trump Administration Defends Plan to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

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The President has proposed changes to the Medicare Part D program including offering free generic drugs to low-income seniors. The idea of such a program isn't entirely new. Scott Gottlieb and CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Azar suggested using a demonstration or pilot program to move either all Part B physician administered drugs into Part D so plans can negotiate prices or specifically target the drugs that are more expensive in the US than in other industrialized countries. Read More »

Drake is going on tour, with two dates in Toronto this August

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Tickets go on sale to the general public starting Friday. Concert-goers can definitely expect an epic live performance of " Walk It Talk It ", the Migos hit track featuring Drake . The latter two are from a new Drake album that should be out in time for the tour, titled " Scorpion ", his fifth. American Express customers can access a presale beginning 10 a.m. Read More »

Cauvery water row: Centre submits Cauvery Draft Scheme to Supreme Court

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Asked whether the state government would accept Cauvery Water Regulation Committee (CWRC), Palaniswami said his government wouldn't compromise on anything less than the Cauvery Management Board . The Opposition DMK reiterated its demand for setting up of an empowered Cauvery Management Board (CMB) to implement the court order on the river-water sharing between the stakeholders - Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala and Puducherry. Read More »

IPhone explodes in Las Vegas fix shop

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The iPhone 6 was reportedly in a Las Vegas store to have the screen replaced after it cracked when the battery expanded from heat. The store's name has not been identified as of writing, but it's clearly not an Apple store. Some scary moments were caught on camera inside a Las Vegas fix shop. Not only can it lead to explosions in extreme cases , but it can also shorten the life of your battery. Read More »

Catalonia elects Quim Torra as new regional president

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Torra's election brings an end to the political paralysis that has persisted in Catalonia since fresh regional elections on December 21 yielded a parliamentary majority for a pro-independence coalition. Making some of his address in the Spanish language, rather than in Catalan, Mr Torra reached out to unionists in the region, pledging to represent them as well as nationalists. Read More »

Hardliner to take Catalonia presidency

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He tapped Catalan lawmaker Quim Torra to take the helm, urging parliament to confirm him as regional president. His warm, polite demeanour contrasts strongly with the tone of some of his past writings or tweets - as revealed by opposition parties - which his critics say show he is an "ultranationalist" and "supremacist". Read More »

Sharif's statement about Mumbai attack was 'misreported': Pak PM

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Referring to Pakistan's inclusion into the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) grey-list, Qureshi said, "Nawaz's statement will take us from the grey list to the black list". Explain it to me. Abbasi said he also held a meeting with Sharif after the NSC meeting and asserted that Sharif did not say what was reported in the media about the Mumbai attack. Read More »

Killed As Taliban Militants Storm Farah City

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Fierce fighting broke out in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday after Taliban fighters attacked from the north and reached within three kilometers of the center of the province, according to Norulhaq Khaleqi, the spokesman for the Second Brigade of the Afghan National Army. Read More »

US willing support rebuild North Korea

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Forewarned should be (but may not be) forearmed. Now that the venue and date have been chosen, it only remains to be seen if Singapore will play host to a meeting that truly builds on hopes for the complete denuclearisation of the peninsula and a formal peace treaty to end the 1950-53 Korean War. Read More »

Diplomat involved in Islamabad accident leaves Pakistan, confirms US embassy

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The local police had handed over all records related to Colonel Hall to the U.S. officials, the report said. On Friday, an Islamabad court ruled that the American's diplomatic immunity might not apply in the traffic crash in which his vehicle allegedly hit a motorcycle, killing the 22-year-old driver, according to the Nation and the Express Tribune newspapers. Read More »

North Korea to Become Nuclear Weapons State: Former Diplomat

Thae Yong-ho, the former diplomat who kept a low profile during the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, told reporters in Seoul Monday the North Korean leader is more likely to opt for "sufficient, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization ", rather than complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization, or CVID. Read More »

Palestinians' bloodbath as US Embassy moves to Jerusalem

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Palestinians erupted in fury as the United States opened a new embassy in Jerusalem . The Republican president announced the embassy move on December 6, which immediately drew a chorus of global disapproval - and violent protests. "It's hard to see how any Palestinian leader could go back to an American-sponsored peace process" given the embassy move and the Gaza killings, said Khaled Elgindy, a former adviser to the Palestinian leadership now at Washington's Brookings Institution think ... Read More »

Plane makes emergency landing in China

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The co-pilot was pulled back as he was wearing a seatbelt. The co-pilot and another crew member, who suffered minor injuries, were the only people among the 119 passengers and nine crew members who got hurt in the incident, according to Sichuan Airlines' account on the social media platform Sina Weibo. Read More »

IL proposes reinstating death penalty for mass murder, police killings

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They have been trending down for the past decade and hit 23 previous year, according to the nonprofit Death Penalty Information Center, which monitors US capital punishment. Meanwhile, the death penalty idea looks like a paean to conservatives. In his address Monday, the governor credited work by House Republicans on a public safety task force that included Brady, who indicated support for numerous governor's proposals. Read More »

Traditionally GOP, Porter County Dem primary voters continue to show growth

Scott Wagner of York County. For Altoona area Democrats, the write-in option is particularly relevant, since that party doesn't have a candidate on its ballots for the 79th District seat in the state House of Representatives. Democrats hope their primary voters start showing the greater enthusiasm that translates into better results this November than in 2016, when Trump defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in Pennsylvania by only 44,000 votes. Read More »

Nanny gets life in prison without parole for killing 2 children

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Marina Krim said that after she testified at Ortega's trial, "I wasn't planning on coming back into this courtroom after that", but, she added, "I'm here once again to finish this disgusting chapter in my and my family's life". Jurors gasped in horror as graphic images of the crime scene were shown in court. "Why hasn't she shed a tear now?" "Get me out of here". Before the sentencing last the word was given to Yoselyn Ortega . Read More »

Indian Congress leader Tharoor named as a suspect in wife's death

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The police have mentioned Sunanda's husband, Sashi Tharoor's name in the chargesheet. The charge sheet filed in court Monday listed suicide as the cause of Pushkar's death - something Tharoor has long rejected. "Unnatural death has taken place within seven years of the couple's marriage", Srivastava said. Initial probe indicated that Sunanda died due to drug overdose and a strip of the sleeping pills were found in her hotel room. Read More »

Tharoor dismisses charge sheet as 'preposterous — Sunanda Pushkar death

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The autopsy report revealed Pushkar died due to a radioactive poison. The chargesheet also alleged that the postmortem report points to around a dozen injury marks on Pushkar's body. He said he intended "to contest it vigorously". March 2016: Mehr Tarar was called to Delhi for interrogation. Besides having a history of abusing anti-depressants without a prescription, she had not been eating or even leaving her hotel room, the charge-sheet says . Read More »