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Facebook allowed advertisers to target anti-Semites

Facebook allowed advertisers to target anti-Semites

Facebook insisted ad campaigns using anti-Semitic categories on Facebook were not widespread. It reportedly took Facebook no more than 15 minutes to approve all three of the targeted ads. But Facebook's algorithms had suggestions to boost the audience size, including to people who like gun rights. Later, Harvard's research fellow Joshua Benton wrote on Twitter that internet users can also find similar categories using Google AdWords, but their range is even broader. Read More

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Arsenal's Europa League match delayed by an hour amid disorder

Arsenal's Europa League match delayed by an hour amid disorder

Cologne took the early lead in the game when Jhon Cordoba lobbed fellow Colombian David Ospina from 40 yards. "It was all kind of speculation that we had to analyse". "But I must say, our supporters dealt well with the situation around the stadium as well". Arsene Wenger suggested Koln fans may have done this by subscribing to Arsenal membership online but the Gunners have revealed they closed this option off to fans prior to the Europa League draw being made last month. Read More

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Dozens die in twin attacks in Iraq

Dozens die in twin attacks in Iraq

The Islamic State group was quick to claim responsibility for the attack on its official online Amaq publication. The death toll could rise, warned Abdel Hussein Al-Jabri, deputy director-general of health for province of Dhi Qar, which was state of wounded " in critical condition ". Read More

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Pope Francis questions whether Donald Trump is 'pro-life' after DACA decision

Pope Francis questions whether Donald Trump is 'pro-life' after DACA decision

And we have a responsibility - all of us. "Then each person can decide and history will judge the decisions". His words were direct, but hardly new. In an interview with NPR in 2012, Consuela said at the time: "I had flawless teeth, I was very pretty". The pope - who weighed in on Trump's border wall during the campaign - may have been downplaying his knowledge of the USA political scene when he spoke about the process relating to the controversial decision. Read More

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Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights

Sick Pilots Ground 100 Air Berlin Flights

The move has also hit Lufthansa subsidiary Eurowings , which said it had been told by Air Berlin at short notice some of the flights the latter carrier runs for it could not be staffed. "That's the only way we can secure as many jobs as possible". The objective of the loan is to allow Air Berlin to continue operations and maintain its services while it concludes ongoing negotiations to sell its assets. Read More

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DACA recipient pleads for program to stay

DACA recipient pleads for program to stay

After a short break, participants will then march to Placita Olvera in downtown Los Angeles, across from Union Station, where the demonstration is expected to end about 7 p.m. With this action, the onus is now on Congress to provide a legislative fix within six months . "These kids don't - for the most part, don't know any other home than the United States", Ryan said on September 6. Read More

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Donald Trump Jokes About Shared Media 'Problems' with Amir of Kuwait

Donald Trump Jokes About Shared Media 'Problems' with Amir of Kuwait

He applauded Kuwait's "critical contributions to regional stability" but also repeated an offer to mediate himself, particularly between Qatar and Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Kuwait has been trying to mediate the dispute between Qatar and its US-allied Arab neighbors. The Saudi-led Arab countries, also close USA allies, have presented Qatar with a list of 13 demands to restore relations, which the Qataris have so far rejected . Read More

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18 dead in attack on convoy in Egypt

18 dead in attack on convoy in Egypt

Ambulances were unable to reach the area of the attack immediately because terrorists were targeting them with fire, according to sources. Security campaigns are now ongoing in the area. North Sinai has witnessed several terror attacks since the January 2011 revolution that toppled the longtime president Hosni Mubarak. Egypt is fighting an insurgency led by a local affiliate of the Islamic State group based in the Sinai Peninsula as well as Brotherhood factions like Hasm, which target ... Read More

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Hurricane Irma pulls ocean away from Bahamas shore

Hurricane Irma pulls ocean away from Bahamas shore

Hurricane Irma is so powerful that it is literally pulling the water in the ocean toward it and exposing the ocean bottom as far as the eye can see in some places. Angela Fritz, deputy weather editor of the Washington Post noted that extremely powerful hurricanes, such as Irma can change the shape of the ocean for a period of time . Read More

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Hillary Says She's 'Done With Being a Candidate'

Hillary Says She's 'Done With Being a Candidate'

Early excerpts from the book have shown her admitting some mistakes from her campaign but still pinning blame on a series of factors - Russian hacking, James Comey, Bernie Sanders - for her upset by Donald Trump . " And doesn't it kind of haunt you , " she wanted to know. The erstwhile presidential hopeful opened up about what she thinks was the biggest of her mistakes: using a personal email server during her tenure as secretary of state. Read More

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Donald Trump's Caribbean Home May Have Been Badly Damaged By Hurricane Irma

Donald Trump's Caribbean Home May Have Been Badly Damaged By Hurricane Irma

As Hurricane Irma makes its way toward Florida, requisite preparations are underway at Mar-a-Lago, the Palm Beach private club and so-called "Winter White House" owned by United States president Donald Trump . Since being built, Mar-A-Lago has seen it's fair share of huge storms. U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that he will ask the Republican-controlled Congress to further speed up its efforts to overhaul the U.S. Read More

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Macron urges European Union to avoid rupture with Turkey

Macron urges European Union to avoid rupture with Turkey

Her finance minister has proposed transforming the euro zone's rescue fund, the European Stability Mechanism (ESM), into a fully fledged EMF with more powers to support weaker members. Macron promised a road map for the rebuilding of the European Union in the coming months, arguing that nations sticking together inside the European Union was the only way to protect citizens against problems including climate change and terrorism. Read More

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Cities already want to host Amazon's second headquarters

Cities already want to host Amazon's second headquarters

At the second headquarters , Amazon said it will hire up to 50,000 new full-time employees over the next 15 years who would have an average pay of more than $100,000 a year. Urban or suburban locations with the potential to attract and retain strong technical talent . This won't be some kind of satellite office, but rather one that Amazon says will be equal in size and importance to its current headquarters in Seattle. Read More

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EU Court Chucks $1.2B Antitrust Fine Against Intel

EU Court Chucks $1.2B Antitrust Fine Against Intel

On Wednesday, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) told the General Court - a lower EU chamber - to re-examine Intel's appeal against the antitrust fine and set aside its earlier judgement that had upheld the initial 2009 decision. and will study the judgement carefully". The Court of Justice sidelined two other arguments by Intel , namely that the commission lacked territorial jurisdiction to penalize it, and that procedural irregularities affected its rights of defense. Read More

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USA condemns killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh

USA condemns killing of journalist Gauri Lankesh

One of India's most prominent journalists was shot dead on Tuesday by unidentified attackers at her home in the city of Bangalaru. "There is a definite pattern in the murder of rationalists and free thinkers and those who question the government - Dabholkar, Pansare and Kalburgi and now Lankesh", said Congress spokesmen Abhishek Manu Singhvi. Read More

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Facebook: Russian group spent $100000 on ads during 2016 election

Facebook: Russian group spent $100000 on ads during 2016 election

On Wednesday, Facebook spoke to Congress about the findings as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 US election. Mr Zuckerberg dismissed the notion that "fake news" on Facebook swayed the election as "crazy". Facebook has been under the microscope for months to explain how its platform was exploited during the last presidential campaign. The entity was called the Internet Research Agency . Read More

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