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Amnesty International wants Kavanaugh vetting process halted over alleged role in post-9/11 torture

The US branch of Amnesty International has dived into the heated debate on whether US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is morally fit for the office, calling for his role in the post-9/11 torture program to be highlighted. In a letter to Senators penned on Monday, Amnesty argues that Kavanaugh’s vetting on the subject of human rights “has been insufficient ...

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Echo HomePod? Amazon wants you to build your own

One of the bigger surprises at today’s big Amazon event was something the company didn’t announce. After a couple of years of speculation that the company was working on its own version of the HomePod and Google Max, we still don’t have a truly premium Echo. That’s due, in part, to the fact that Amazon is already leaning fairly heavily ...

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Paris-funded video about public urination called ‘so funny that one just wants to pee’

Singing through toilet seats accompanied by dripping sounds – the Paris City Council has funded a music video urging men to not urinate in public, but some say it could achieve the opposite effect on viewers. “No peeing in Paris,” the catchy chorus sung by comedian and YouTuber Swann Perisse, gives a clear understanding what the video – shot in ...

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Committed to privacy, Snips founder wants to take on Alexa and Google, with blockchain

Earlier this year we saw the headlines of how the users of popular voice assistants like Alexa and Siri and continue to face issues when their private data is compromised, or even sent to random people. In May it was reported that Amazon’s Alexa recorded a private conversation and sent it to a random contact. Amazon insists its Echo devices ...

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Kavanaugh accuser ‘not ready’ to speak to Senate, wants FBI to probe sex assault claims first

Christine Blasey Ford, who accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, will not appear at the hearing scheduled by the Senate Judiciary Committee, her lawyer said. An FBI investigation into the allegations “should be the first step” before her client makes any public statement, Ford’s attorney Debra Katz told CNN’s Anderson Cooper on Tuesday evening. “Nothing of ...

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The new iPhone’s here, so Google wants to talk Pixel 3

In the off-chance you haven’t already had your fill of phone news for the week, Google just offered up a few friendly reminders that it’s got its own handset coming out in the not so distant future. The company’s event isn’t happening until early next month, but Google’s started with the teasers. Here’s a site with a big number 3, ...

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Taking candy from a baby: Russian lawmaker wants to ban children from buying sweets

A Russian lawmaker has proposed fighting child obesity with radical measures – banning the sale of candy to children under 14 and marking foods which have a high sugar content with graphic warnings, similar to cigarettes. “Children know no measure in their love of sweet foods: when they have pocket money they often spend all of it at once, and ...

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‘Where’s John Wilkes Booth when you need him?’ Broadway star wants Trump assassinated (VIDEO)

Broadway star Carole Cook told a photographer that she’d like to see Donald Trump assassinated after a fan of the president unfurled a ‘Trump 2020’ banner during a performance of ‘Frozen’ the week before. The 94-year-old actress was leaving a Hollywood restaurant with her husband on Sunday night when the pair were accosted by a TMZ paparazzo. The photographer asked ...

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Nutrigene wants to personalize your vitamins using your genetic code

Vitamins are proving to be a lucrative industry in the United States. Just last year vitamin sales pulled in roughly $ 37 billion for the U.S. economy. That’s up from $ 28 billion in 2010. To cash in on this growing market, several startups have popped up in the last few years — including Nutrigene, a startup combining the vitamin business ...

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'US wants terrorists to stay in Idlib; just imagine what Pompeo would say if they were in Oregon'

The Syrian government has the right to retake all of Syria, but none of the countries that supported terrorists there want them to return to their own countries, investigative journalist Rick Sterling told RT. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused Moscow and Damascus of escalating the Syrian conflict by seeking to clear terrorist groups from Idlib province. He said ...

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