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Undercover report shows the Facebook moderation sausage being made

An undercover reporter with the U.K.’s Channel 4 visited a content moderation outsourcing firm in Dublin and came away rather discouraged at what they saw: queues of flagged content waiting, videos of kids fighting staying online, orders from above not to take action on underage users. It sounds bad, but the truth is there are pretty good reasons for most ...

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Elon Musk shows off 'kid-sized submarine' he thinks can help in Thai cave rescue (VIDEO)

Elon Musk has released videos of a test of his “kid-sized submarine.” He announced the vessel would be built to rescue Thai children trapped in a flooded cave hours before the operation started without him. The billionaire SpaceX and Tesla CEO announced he was building the submarine on Saturday, saying it would be ready within eight hours. He said its ...

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‘Why is he picking on little kids?’ Footage shows cop pointing gun at children (VIDEO)

A video showing an El Paso policeman aiming his weapon at a group of young children while he was responding to a disturbance has gone viral, angering locals and people online over the cop’s actions. The footage, filmed by an eyewitness, shows the moment the unidentified law enforcement officer pointed his gun at local youths and ordered them to “back ...

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Football cup matters more for Russians than upcoming pension reform, poll shows

Over half of Russian public see the ongoing 2018 World Cup as the most important and vivid event of the month, with less than a third attaching importance to the forthcoming increase of the retirement age and other problems. The latest poll conducted by the Russian independent public opinion research center Levada has revealed that 56 percent of Russians consider ...

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Horrifying cop bodycam shows officers shooting dog & hitting 9yo girl (VIDEO)

Police bodycam footage showing a Wichita officer firing at a family dog and injuring a 9-year-old girl with bullet fragments has been released. The child can be heard screaming as she is hit. The incident happened in December 2017, when police responded to a 911 call made by Danielle Maples after her husband threatened suicide. Police officer Dexter Betts entered ...

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Germans split on whether Merkel should remain chancellor, poll shows amid coalition feud

A new poll shows that some 43 percent of Germans believe that Chancellor Angela Merkel should step down. It comes amid fears that her rift with Bavaria over ‘open-door’ migrant policy may plunge the coalition into crisis. A YouGov poll, which was conducted ahead of Sunday’s emergency EU meeting called by Merkel in an attempt to persuade other European leaders ...

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Russians’ interest in World War Two on the rise, poll shows

The majority of Russians remember the date on which Nazi Germany attacked the Soviet Union and about a third can quote stories from relatives who took part in WWII, according to a recent poll. The state-run public opinion research center VTSIOM released the results of their latest study concerning the history and legacy of WWII on Friday, June 22. The ...

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ABC to bring back ‘Roseanne’ without Barr after show’s star booted for racist tweet

Bittersweet news for ‘Roseanne’ fans – the show is coming back but without Roseanne Barr. The spinoff series was announced about three weeks after ABC axed the iconic comedienne and television star over a racist tweet. Read more The new show, with a working title ‘The Conners,’ will premier in fall 2018. The show will center on the family as ...

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Sesame Workshop will produce children’s shows for Apple

Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit organization behind beloved public television series Sesame Street, will be creating children’s TV programs for Apple . The partnership will involve multiple shows, including live action and animated series, as well as a show with puppets. The deal does not include Sesame Street. I’m guessing that many (most? all?) of you watched Sesame Street on the ...

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Almost 80% of Russians want death penalty to fight corruption, Twitter poll shows

Some 79 percent of Russians want their country to use Chinese means to fight corruption, with the death penalty for large-scale bribery, according to a Twitter poll conducted by the head of the Defense Ministry’s public council. Earlier this week renowned Russian journalist and military expert Yuri Korotchenko asked his Twitter following to answer the question: “Does the Russian Federation ...

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