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Facebook and Universal Music Group’s new partnership will allow for user-gen videos with licensed music, new social features

Facebook today announced a first-of-its-kind licensing deal with Universal Music Group that will allow users across its properties – including Facebook, Instagram and Oculus – to use Universal Music in the videos they upload and share. The deal will also allow Facebook to introduce new “music-based products” across platforms, also including Messenger, the companies said. Deal terms were not disclosed, ...

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Italy passes 'precursor to euthanasia' bill that would allow patients to refuse treatment

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 01:56 The Italian Senate has adopted a bill allowing severely ill patients to state whether they want to receive treatment that would keep them alive, including whether they wish to be fed or hydrated, in a move welcomed by right-to-die activists. Following an eight-month debate, the bill, opposed from right-wing parties and Italian bishops, was ...

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For some reason Tim Cook thinks China will allow VPNs to return to the App Store

This year has seen Apple widely criticized for aiding China’s censorship push by removing VPN apps from its App Store in China. Company CEO Tim Cook painted a rather rosy picture of the situation with comments at the Fortune Forum in Chinese city Guangzhou. “My hope over time is that some of the things, the couple of things that’s been pulled, come ...

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Most Russians support sanctions against parents who allow kids to join sects

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 10:07 Almost four-fifths of Russians have told researchers they support a proposal to deprive citizens of parental rights if they allow their children to join destructive sects or extremist groups. According to a poll conducted by state-run VTSIOM in late November, 79 percent of Russians currently support the idea, while 16 percent of respondents said ...

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Duma rejects proposal to allow party membership from 16 years of age

Published time: 24 Nov, 2017 11:03 The Russian lower house has rejected a bill to allow teenagers as young as 16 to join political parties, which was drafted by the nationalist-populist opposition party LDPR in a bid to attract young people to politics. Read more The bill was drafted last January by two members of the Liberal Democratic Party of ...

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Parents who allow kids to join sects should be stripped of rights – Supreme Court

Published time: 14 Nov, 2017 09:35 Russian Supreme Court has ruled in support of legislative recommendation allowing the deprivation of parental rights to citizens who allow their kids to join destructive sects, terrorist groups or other extremist organizations. “The term ‘abuse of parental rights’ should be understood as the use of these rights in a way that can hurt the ...

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Saudi Arabia to allow women to attend stadiums in 2018

Published time: 30 Oct, 2017 05:05 Edited time: 30 Oct, 2017 05:09 Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be allowed to attend sports events at stadiums in the kingdom’s three major cities starting from 2018, as the country implements reforms, slowly shifting towards “moderate Islam.” READ MORE: Ultra-conservatism takes backseat? How Saudi Crown Prince could ‘fundamentally change’ kingdom Saudi Arabia ...

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Trump to allow release of classified JFK assassination files

Published time: 21 Oct, 2017 13:15 Edited time: 21 Oct, 2017 14:43 US President Donald Trump says he will allow the release of classified documents relating to the assassination of President John F Kennedy, shot dead while visiting Dallas, Texas in 1963. READ MORE: JFK, CIA, Mafia and Fidel Castro – Trump can finally allow the truth to emerge from ...

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US may allow South Korea to build more powerful warheads amid war threats from Kim Jong-un

Pentagon spokesman US Navy Captain Jeff Davis said: “There is currently a limit on the warhead size and missiles that South Korea can have and yes, it is a topic under active consideration here. “I would tell you that we would be favourably inclined to do anything which furthers the defence capabilities of South Korea and we certainly have seen ...

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Poland denies EU orders to allow Russian gas giants more access to vital European pipeline

Polish foreign minister Witold Wazxzykowski has taken a firm stance in denying Germany its most recent deal with the Russian oil conglomerate. Speaking with the Russian media, Mr Waszxzykowski reaffirmed Poland’s stance in regards to the deal. He said: “We have already initiated some sort of action and there are cases in the European Tribunals.” The pipeline, which runs across ...

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