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Germany threatens Facebook with fines over hate speech

The list of offensive materials includes various forms of hate speech and online incitement of hatred as well as fake news, libel, and defamation, along with ch...


Donald Trump Signs Internet Privacy Regulations Repeal Resolution

Congress' decision to repeal the FCC regulations "had zero effect on the privacy protections afforded to consumers", he wrote . But rather than apply simil...


Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day is April 4

Free Ice Cream Day is here, once again, this time thanks to Ben & Jerry's! The inaugural Free Cone Day took place in 1979. The day usually draws a larg...


5 things to know about the gender pay gap

It's not just progressive states like California taking the wage gap seriously, either - North Dakota passed a bill in 2015 strengthening employer salary report...


Scotland's Nicola Sturgeon formally requests referendum

Some 62 percent of Scottish voters were in favour of remaining in the EU. On Tuesday Scottish MSPs voted 69 to 59 in favor of requesting another referendum, w...


Trump to sign executive orders targeting trade abuses

Officials will have 90 days to produce a country-by-country, product-by-product report that will serve as the basis of future decision-making by the administrat...


FT: Totally' possible for United States to address North Korea threat alone

The rehearsals refer to Foal Eagle and Key Resolve against North Korean provocations that began on March 1 for a two-month run in the South. Tangun Trading Corp...


White House says real story is about leaking, not Russia

Nunes briefed President Trump on the information the next day, though Representative Schiff remained skeptical as to the change of hands that these documents ...


Southern New England gets second day of snow, sleet, rain

Snow will have a hard time accumulating on the roads, with most accumulation occurring overnight Friday . After a mix of snow and heavy rain Friday , sleet ...


US stock indexes mixed in late-afternoon trading

European stock markets traded in narrow ranges Friday, March 31, 2017, though trading has the potential to become quite volatile in the hours before the first q...


EU Wants Spain To Control How Brexit Affects Gibraltar

Britain and Spain have engaged in centuries of squabbling over the territorial status of "the rock", and the EU's stance is likely to intensify those arguments....


House Freedom Caucus must 'get on the team'

Appearing on Fox News Thursday, Freedom Caucus member Jim Jordan (R-OH) said the group would not back down following the Trump Tweet . Earlier on Thursday ...


First major shakeup rocks Trump's White House

Why was Walsh so unpopular in the Trump White House? Walsh is expected to serve as an adviser to both pro-Trump nonprofit, America First, and the RNC, accordi...


Elon Musk hints at new brain-computer project

The technology behind it is called neural lace, a thin, mesh-like material made of a collection of electrodes, which can be injected into the skull and implante...


Easter Bunny Hops into Monrovia on April 15 … Twice!

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny on April 15 at 8:30 a.m.at the Gwinnett Historic Courthouse. The event included face painting, music, lots of dancing, and of ...


President Trump returns to golf course - this time in Virginia

However, it's no secret that Trump might have also used the time to play golf. The president's spokesman told reporters that Trump was taking meetings at ...


You'll Soon Be Able to Legally Buy and Grow Weed in Canada

The federal Liberals have reportedly set a date to officially legalize marijuana. The national age limit to purchase the drug will be set at 18, but provinces...


Facebook now lets you share your real-time location in Messenger

The features are found in the latest version of Facebook Messenger for Android and iOS - the updates are out now if you want to give it a shot. If the lo...


Google Needs to Protect Its Advertising Golden Goose

Mark & Spencer's withdrawal is another serious blow for Google, which has a near monopoly on the digital advertising market, at a time when the company is fac...


FBR Capital Gives a Hold Rating to Canadian Solar Inc

For the full year, Canadian Solar forecast revenues of $4.0 billion to $4.2 billion. Net revenue was $668.4 million, contrast to $657.3 million in the third...


Donald Trump Jr's response to the London attack is causing outrage

Previously, Khan had stated that terrorist attacks are "part and parcel of living in a big city", implying that it was just something that city dwellers would h...


London living cost falls to lowest level in decades in global ranking

In terms of food and drink, the cost of living in Singapore is on a par with that of Shanghai, whereas Seoul, Tokyo and Osaka are the three most expensive pla...


Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen trade barbs in marathon presidential debate

Far-right candidate Le Pen has pledged to try and take France out of the single currency should she win the two-round presidential vote on April 23 and May 7,...


Despite US Rate Increases, the Dollar's Biggest Gains Look Done for Now

The euro was last down 0.2 percent at $1.0740. The dollar fell 0.7 percent against a basket of key currencies and hit a one-week low against the yen, while th...


European Stocks Slip in Broad Decline Before Dutch Election, Fed

Rallies from Seoul to Hong Kong sent the MSCI Asia Pacific Index to the highest since mid-2015, after the S&P 500 Index jumped by the most in two weeks. T...


Russian spies implicated in mammoth Yahoo data breach

The charges - which include "computer hacking, economic espionage and other criminal offenses in connection with a conspiracy" - are the first criminal cyber ch...


Etna eruption leaves ten injured

BBC science journalist Rebecca Morelle said on Twitter her crew was hit by steam and boiling rocks. Several people were taken to hospitals in Catania and...


Valeant Investors Exit Along With Ackman

They have traded as low as $10.50 on Tuesday, their lowest level since May 2009. His company, Pershing Square Capital Management , sold all of its 27.2 milli...


A look at Canada's defence spending and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation obligations, by the numbers

Military expenditure across Europe, however, remained below 2 per cent of gross domestic product - a threshold that President Trump has said is crucial for Euro...


Gander Mountain store closing in Charleston

The company plans to have normal business hours during the restructuring process. Reports began circulating in January that the St. Paul-based company was suf...


China's Defense Budget to Rise 7 Percent

Previous year normally talkative military delegates to parliament largely declined to talk to foreign media about the slowing rate of military spending, saying ...


Spain 'well-placed' in potential Peugeot-Opel deal - economy minister

Between them, Opel and PSA, which makes Peugeot and Citroen cars, have three factories in Spain, which employ about 13,000 people in total. Earlier this year ...


619 hedge funds sold their entire positions in Emerson Electric Co. (EMR)

Bowling Portfolio Management LLC increased its position in General Electric Company by 1.4% in the second quarter. Dundee Securities restated a "neutral" rating...


Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen signals March interest rate rise

Spot gold may retest a resistance at United States dollars 1,252 per ounce, a break above which could lead to a gain to the next resistance at USD 1,258, accord...


Oil prices slip as rising United States supplies offset OPEC cuts

The non-OPEC members who had supported the cuts have achieved 60 percent compliance at the moment. And the most recently weekly estimates suggest production i...