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People UK Lawmakers Seek Facebook Data On Russia-Linked Brexit Ads
Author: 0 UK Lawmakers Seek Facebook Data On Russia-Linked Brexit Ads

Collins, who chairs the UK House of Commons digital committee, specifically requested details relating to any advertisements and pages paid for, or set up, by Russian-linked accounts. Facebook last month agreed to hand over information about Russia-linked ads to congressional investigators probing the extent to which online social networks were manipulated by Russian interests to covertly influence last year's United States election.

People Maxwell says refused service over kneeling for anthem
Author: 0 Maxwell says refused service over kneeling for anthem

Maxwell says he was getting lunch with a councilman when the waiter who was originally assigned to their table said he would not serve them because of Maxwell's decision to show solidarity with National Football League players protesting police brutality and racial injustice after Donald Trump called players protesting during the anthem "sons of b****es".

People Russian presidential hopeful says she won't sling mud at Putin
Author: 0 Russian presidential hopeful says she won't sling mud at Putin

Sobchak dismissed any links between her campaign and the Kremlin, but stopped short of criticizing Mr. Putin directly. In an October 21 press release , Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a series of directives instructing his government to draft legislation that would regulate many aspects of the blockchain space.

People Colts Assistant Coach Robert Mathis Arrested for Drunk Driving
Author: 0 Colts Assistant Coach Robert Mathis Arrested for Drunk Driving

Mathis' blood alcohol content level at the time of his arrest was.052, which is below Indiana's legal limit of.08. Police in the Indianapolis suburb of Carmel say the 36-year-old Mathis was arrested on the misdemeanor charge early Tuesday after driving the wrong way on a one-way street and not signaling a turn.

People Police search for suspect of package store robbery
Author: 0 Police search for suspect of package store robbery

Lexington Police are looking for the suspects involved in two armed robberies early Sunday morning. When police arrive, they saw Davis inside the store with a knife. He reportedly tried to reenter the Speedway, but officers apprehended him with the help of the Largo K9 Unit before he could do so. The case is under further investigation.

People Albert Einstein's 'secret to happiness' note sells for $1.9m
Author: 0 Albert Einstein's 'secret to happiness' note sells for $1.9m

The buyer who has acquired the document, added by phone is a European who wished to remain anonymous, said the auction room. Today's bidding began at $2,900 (NZD) and quickly escalated. The two notes will go on sale on Tuesday at the Winner's auction house in Jerusalem, alongside other items including two letters Einstein wrote in later years.

People Dow rallies on strong earnings from 3M, Caterpillar
Author: 0 Dow rallies on strong earnings from 3M, Caterpillar

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Despite the gains, a measure of 30-day volatility known as the CBOE VIX (NYSEARCA:VXX) was little changed on Tuesday. Centene dipped 6.3 percent after the health insurer said it expected an impact of 7-12 cents per share in the fourth quarter if the subsidies are not received.

Author: 0 Climate Change Is Costing the US Billions

A U.S. government watchdog has published a new tally for the cost of climate change in recent years that includes eye-popping estimates for the future: climate-linked disruptions could cost the United States $35 billion per year by 2050. The Southwest will be distressed with more costly wildfires, the Southeast will witness more heat related termination and the Northwest must construct declined shellfish harvests.

People Police find body of missing 3-year-old in water-holding tank
Author: 0 Police find body of missing 3-year-old in water-holding tank

Earlier in the day, authorities issued a missing child alert for Amari Harley who was last seen in the Jacksonville area. According to police, his body was discovered in an underground water tank after he had been playing at a park during a gathering.

People Eminent classical singer Girija Devi dead at 88 in Kolkata
Author: 0 Eminent classical singer Girija Devi dead at 88 in Kolkata

Girija Devi was awarded the Padma Vibhushan in 2016. "Girija Devi's condition was quite critical when she was brought to the hospital". Girija Devi was married to Madhusudan Jain, a businessman of Banaras, at the age of 15. "I recall the special moments I have shared with her on tours and at home". Fondly called Appa ji, Girija Devi was taken to the city's BM Birla Heart Research Centre with cardiovascular ailments.

People Egypt's Sisi arrives in Paris for three-day visit
Author: 0 Egypt's Sisi arrives in Paris for three-day visit

France and Egypt have reinforced their economic and military ties in recent years, with both sides concerned by the political vacuum in Libya and the threat from radical Islamic terrorism. "When it comes to human rights, we're not evading an answer but I hope that we understand it in its true context of a country in Egypt's situation.

People Community meeting scheduled on Short Pump Middle School locker room scandal
Author: 0 Community meeting scheduled on Short Pump Middle School locker room scandal

The video led to the cancellation of Short Pump Middle School's football season though practices will continue. "You see kids in the locker room forcing kids over the bench". 'We will include staff, parent, administrator and student representatives in this dialogue, ' it continued. "They're letting it stand and that's just not acceptable to both us the parents that were involved in this, and to the community at large based on yesterday's meeting", Clarkson said.

People Incredible images of Europe's first underwater restaurant
Author: 0 Incredible images of Europe's first underwater restaurant

Oslo-based design firm Snøhetta is no stranger to bold and striking designs. The architect is also considerate of the sea life that its concrete structure will soon be rubbing, or sloshing, shoulders with, offering up the local shellfish community as an example of how Under will fit in.

Author: 0 Indo-China Border to be Upgraded, post Doklam

Following Doklam standoff, Narendra Modi government is raising its guard - both human presence and technologically - at the India-China border. The minister said work is going on at a fast pace on 25 roads in Arunachal Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand to connect the border outposts.

People Outcry after men swim into Qld croc trap
Author: 0 Outcry after men swim into Qld croc trap

But now The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has launched an investigation into the " stupid and reckless interference" with the traps at Port Douglas Marina, in Queensland, Australia. "Srsly? The meat we put in these traps is bait". Their numbers have "exploded since they were declared a protected species in the 1970s, with Cameron's death reigniting calls to control them", says NDTV.

People Twitter Unveils New Rules For Political Ads Amid Scrutiny Of Russian Accounts
Author: 0 Twitter Unveils New Rules For Political Ads Amid Scrutiny Of Russian Accounts

As CNBC reported, the ads will have some sort of visual marker, likely a purple dot next to the user handle, and a purple box with the text "Promoted by" and the name of the sponsor. So it's launching an Advertising Transparency Center where users should be able to see all the ads running on Twitter, the content/creative of those ads, how long they've been running and which ones are targeted specifically at you.

People Harvey Weinstein scandal: New woman claims forced oral sex in NY
Author: 0 Harvey Weinstein scandal: New woman claims forced oral sex in NY

A New York Times report said Weinstein settled sexual harassment claims with at least eight actresses and staffers. Instead, she said she left. A former Weinstein Co. Weinstein made contact with her again after returning from Paris, according to Haleyi, who said she accepted his offer to visit his home in SoHo in hopes of maintaining a professional relationship.

People NBN Co plans to use G.fast technology for rollout in 2018
Author: 0 NBN Co plans to use G.fast technology for rollout in 2018

NBN Co has released the shocking figures that it costs for fibre-to-the-premises connections, with it being revealed that the most expensive broadband connection in Australia cost $91,196 for one single house. HOT TOPIC | The NBN CEO is fearful that the network may NEVER make a profit! It comes as Communications Minister Mitch Fifield was grilled by Karl Stefanovic on this morning's edition of Today over the government's roll out of the network.

Author: 0 Bernie Marcus Urges the House to Quickly Pass Senate Budget

One administration official said that Trump does not believe that the millionaire tax bracket will not alienate wealthier Americans. The Senate resolution to which House Republicans apparently will agree also eliminates the $10 billion cut to programs under the House Agriculture Committee's jurisdiction that was contained in the House resolution, although there are still budget assumptions that could lead to cuts in programs.