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In 2017, Google removed 3.2B ‘bad ads’ and blocked 320K publishers, 90K sites, 700K mobile apps

As the world’s largest search engine and a digital advertising behemoth, Google has a lot to answer for when it comes to misleading or false information being spread using its platforms, both through ads and through content that is monetised by way of those ads. More recently, the company has been on a mission to try to set this aright ...

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German army plans Iraqi troop training despite own ‘dramatically bad’ state – reports

Despite being overstretched by shortages of reliable equipment and thousands of vacant positions, the German military is reportedly planning to deploy troops to Iraq as part of a new mission to train security forces there. German advisers are expected to mentor Iraqi soldiers, training them in explosive ordnance disposal, military logistics as well as field medicine, according to a 15-page ...

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‘Bad advice from generals?’ The Mystery of why Trump considers US military weak

Trump believed the generals who told him the military needs money to keep America safe. In point of fact, the US spends more on its military than anyone and is not threatened anywhere, former CIA officer Phillip Giraldi told RT. US President Donald Trump unveiled on Monday his new budget plan, which is expected to add over one trillion dollars ...

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WhatsApp hits 1.5 billion monthly users. $19B? Not so bad.

Facebook’s $ 19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp sounds smarter and smarter. CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on the Q4 2017 earnings call today that WhatsApp now has 1.5 billion users and sees 60 billion messages sent per day. That’s compared to 1.3 billion monthly users and 1 billion daily active users in July. The massive growth makes Facebook’s choice to pay ...

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Trump sends proxy to ‘bad’ US embassy in London … & nobody really notices

President Donald Trump may have rejected Britain’s offer to roll out the red carpet at the new US embassy next month, while simultaneously mocking the building and taking aim at Barack Obama. Read more But the White House was still represented at the new $ 1 billion Nine Elms building this week, and nobody really cared. From the Oval Office, ...

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#ICYMI Trump’s been in the White House 1 year, & it hasn’t been that bad. Has it? (VIDEO)

Published time: 19 Jan, 2018 11:51 Edited time: 19 Jan, 2018 12:04 It’s a year since Donald Trump was officially inaugurated as US President, with tens of thousands turning out in Washington just to witness with their own eyes that it actually was happening. The age of Trump has been eventful, although there’s no denying that the world is still ...

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‘Won’t cut the ribbon!’ Trump cancels visit to London over ‘bad’ new embassy

Published time: 12 Jan, 2018 06:07 Edited time: 12 Jan, 2018 06:50 Donald Trump has called off his UK visit, where he was scheduled to open the new $ 1.2 billion US embassy on January 16. In an outburst on Twitter, the US president said the new location is “bad” and no, he won’t cut the ribbon. Trump said the ...

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Russia probe makes US ‘look very bad’ — Trump

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 18:56 Rejecting all claims that he somehow colluded with Russia in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump said the probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller makes the country “look very bad” and hoped it would end soon. According to the New York Times’ Michael Schmidt, who sat down with Trump for a half-hour impromptu ...

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Tory ‘plot’ to boost overtime will hand power to ‘bad bosses’ – union leader

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 05:24 In an effort to delineate the UK from its neighbors post-Brexit, government ministers reportedly plan to bin an EU directive that limits working hours and guarantees paid annual leave. Environment Secretary Michael Gove, a staunch supporter of Brexit, will use a Cabinet meeting on Monday to put forward a demand for the European Union’s ...

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‘Bad day for our enemies’: European leaders take ‘historic’ step toward joint EU army

Leaders of 25 European Union states have signed the Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) pact that will see them undertake more joint projects and increase their defense budgets with the idea to likely create a permanent EU army. Arriving at a summit in Brussels, EU High Representative Federica Mogherini hailed a “historic decision that turns the European Union into a credible ...

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