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Rand Paul suggests cutting off military aid to Saudi Arabia until missing journalist is found

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul has said he will introduce a bill that would cut off military aid to Saudi Arabia until the missing Saudi-born dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi is found safe and well. Khashoggi, who writes opinion columns for the Washington Post, was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last Tuesday and Turkish officials have claimed that he ...

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GDPR has cut ad trackers in Europe but helped Google, study suggests

An analysis of the impact of Europe’s new data protection framework, GDPR, on the adtech industry suggests the regulation has reduced the numbers of ad trackers that websites are hooking into EU visitors. But it also implies that Google may have slightly increased its marketshare in the region — indicating the adtech giant could be winning at the compliance game at ...

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GDPR has cut ad trackers in Europe but helped Google, study suggests

An analysis of the impact of Europe’s new data protection framework, GDPR, on the adtech industry suggests the regulation has reduced the numbers of ad trackers that websites are hooking into EU visitors. But it also implies that Google may have slightly increased its marketshare in the region — indicating the adtech giant could be winning at the compliance game at ...

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French kids should learn Arabic? Education minister suggests controversial curriculum change

France’s minister of national education has expressed support for adding Arabic language to the school curriculum for French children, enraging the country’s right-wing that has warned of dire consequences if the plan goes ahead. France should draw up a “qualitative strategy” for teaching Arabic language in schools, Jean-Michel Blanquer said during an interview on French television. He insisted that Arabic, ...

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Cheesy idea: India congressman suggests bizarre way of quelling India-Pakistan conflict

Indian Congress spokesman Manish Tewari has thought of his own out-of-the-box idea to halt the longstanding conflict between his country and Pakistan. His idea? Cheese. Amid speculation the Pakistani government and military are willing to hold talks with India to ensure regional stability after a 71-year conflict between the two neighbours, Tewari took to Twitter to suggest India could “reciprocate ...

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Talk Turkey: Erdogan suggests adding ‘T’ to BRICS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on leaders of BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to allow Turkey’s accession to the group. “We are in the G20 with five of those countries. I wish they would take the necessary steps to let us in and we could take our place in BRICS,” the Turkish president told ...

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Talk Turkey: Erdogan suggests adding ‘T’ to BRICS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on leaders of BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to allow Turkey’s accession to the group. “We are in the G20 with five of those countries. I wish they would take the necessary steps to let us in and we could take our place in BRICS,” the Turkish president told ...

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House rep suggests converting Google, Facebook, Twitter into public utilities

Amidst questions about how conspiracy theorists’ accounts are treated during today’s House Judiciary hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter on social media filtering practices, Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) dropped a bombshell. “What about converting the large behemoth organizations that we’re talking about here into public utilities?” King’s suggestion followed his inquiries about right-wing outlet Gateway Pundit losing reach on social ...

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House rep suggests converting Google, Facebook, Twitter into public utilities

Amidst questions about how conspiracy theorists’ accounts are treated during today’s House Judiciary hearing with Facebook, Google and Twitter on social media filtering practices, Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) dropped a bombshell. “What about converting the large behemoth organizations that we’re talking about here into public utilities?” King’s suggestion followed his inquiries about right-wing outlet Gateway Pundit losing reach on social ...

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Livin’ la vida mocha: Coffee has life lengthening properties, study suggests

Your habit of guzzling coffee throughout the day could be the secret to a longer life. Well, that’s according to a new study based on data collected from hundreds of thousands of UK citizens. The health benefits of the caffeinated pick-me-up have long been debated. Now new evidence suggests that even heavy intake of coffee can positively affect a person’s ...

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