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Microsoft stands up Azure Stack for government as JEDI contract looms

Microsoft announced today that it’s released Azure Stack for Azure Government at a time when it’s battling rivals at Amazon and other cloud companies for the massive winner-take-all $ 10 billion Pentagon cloud contract known as JEDI. Azure Stack provides customers with a similar set of cloud services that they would get in the public cloud, but inside the cozy ...

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Spain can't absorb 'millions of Africans,' new opposition leader tells government

Spain is the new centre of Europe’s migrant crisis – and Conservative Popular Party leader Pablo Casado has blamed the socialist government after they accepted migrant rescue boat the Aquarius, which Italy had turned away. The rescue boat, which carried 630 migrants, has been operated since February 2016 by SOS Méditerranée and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Italy and Malta rejected ...

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Trump threatens to ‘shut down’ government if Dems don’t support border measures

Irritated at the stalling of his border wall plans, US President Donald Trump has threatened to “shut down” the government in his latest tweet taking aim at Democrats over immigration reform. The Sunday morning tirade saw the president claim he “would be willing to ‘shut down’” the federal government if members of Congress from the opposition party didn’t row in ...

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US charges Russian gun activist Butina with acting as agent of foreign government

A US grand jury expanded the indictment against Russian citizen Maria Butina, arrested on Sunday in Washington and charged with conspiracy to act as a foreign agent, to include charges of her actually acting on behalf of Moscow. On Tuesday, the Department of Justice added another charge against Butina, 29, a Russian gun activist who is currently awaiting a hearing ...

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ACLU calls for a moratorium on government use of facial recognition technologies

Technology executives are pleading with the government to give them guidance on how to use facial recognition technologies, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is weighing in. On the heels of a Microsoft statement asking for the federal government to weigh in on the technology, the ACLU has called for a moratorium on the use of the technology by ...

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ACLU calls for a moratorium on government use of facial recognition technologies

Technology executives are pleading with the government to give them guidance on how to use facial recognition technologies, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is weighing in. On the heels of a Microsoft statement asking for the federal government to weigh in on the technology, the ACLU has called for a moratorium on the use of the technology by ...

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ACLU calls for a moratorium on government use of facial recognition technologies

Technology executives are pleading with the government to give them guidance on how to use facial recognition technologies, and now the American Civil Liberties Union is weighing in. On the heels of a Microsoft statement asking for the federal government to weigh in on the technology, the ACLU has called for a moratorium on the use of the technology by ...

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Two-thirds of Russians believe global government exists – poll

About two-thirds of Russians believe in the existence of a shadowy world government, and most of them also believe it is hostile to their country, according to a recent survey. On Wednesday state-run Russian public opinion research agency VTSIOM released the results of a poll in which 67 percent of Russian citizens said they believe there is a secret world ...

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‘You stopped Ronaldo!’ Netanyahu incites Iranians to depose government channeling World Cup euphoria

Showcasing his ball-dribbling skills, Benjamin Netanyahu engaged in some footsy lobbying with Iranians, insisting that, if their national team could stop Ronaldo of Portugal, then the opposition can surely take out the government. Playing on the emotions of millions of Iranians, who were thrilled to see their team achieve an “impossible” World Cup 1-1 draw with Portugal, the Israeli PM ...

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Local government aircraft crashes in Mumbai (PHOTOS)

Published time: 28 Jun, 2018 08:41 Edited time: 28 Jun, 2018 08:56 A turboprop airplane chartered by India’s Uttar Pradesh state government crashed during landing in densely populated suburb of Mumbai, local media reported. Authorities say it is unclear how many people were on board. A Beechcraft King Air C90 turboprop crashed near a building under construction in a suburb ...

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