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World News Mark Zuckerberg finally weighs in on Cambridge Analytica
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg finally weighs in on Cambridge Analytica

This is valuable, predictive information, which Kogan later provided to Cambridge Analytica . 'We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can't then we don't deserve to serve you . In Brussels, European leaders were sending the same message as they prepared to push for tougher safeguards on personal data online, while Israel became the latest country to launch an investigation into Facebook .

World News South Florida sports mogul Huizenga dead at 80
Author: 0 South Florida sports mogul Huizenga dead at 80

The cause of death was not released. The college dropout made his fortune in waste disposal, founding Waste Management, now a publicly traded company worth more than $35bn (£24bn). He sold the Marlins in 1998 and the Panthers in 2001. But Huizenga won praise from such disparate personalities as Shula, Johnson and Marlins manager Jim Leyland even when they no longer worked for him.

World News Ex-water park executive charged in slide death of boy, 10
Author: 0 Ex-water park executive charged in slide death of boy, 10

Scott Schwab, died on August 7, 2016, after the raft he was riding in went airborne and struck a metal pole. Ten-year-old Caleb Schwab was killed and two women also on the raft were left severely injured. Mr Miles allegedly avoided or delayed repairs that would take Verruckt out of commission during the active park season. The former operations director and Schlitterbahn face several other charges after it was alleged that operators knew the boy's raft was prone to going faster than ...

World News Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home
Author: 0 Russian spy: Skripal asked Putin if he could return home

Investigators are removing the bench where poisoned former Russian double-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found. It should be added that Skripal's friend, former classmate Vladimir Timoshkov, had also talked about his friend's wish to return to Russian Federation in an interview with BBC .

World News United States drags China to WTO on discriminatory technology licensing requirements
Author: 0 United States drags China to WTO on discriminatory technology licensing requirements

China is the world's biggest pork producer, consumer and importer, and the country is planning a 25 per cent tax on U.S. pork imports, the Commerce Ministry said in a statement on Friday. US multi-nationals at a business gathering in Shanghai were warned by Stephen Roach, a Yale University economist, "to prepare for the worst" and make contingency plans until calmer heads prevail.

World News Man stabs daughter to death on the eve of her wedding
Author: 0 Man stabs daughter to death on the eve of her wedding

But Athira and her father got into an argument during which Rajan stabbed her daughter and later fled from the scene. They had also fixed the wedding for March 23. The father is now in police custody. As per the police, Athira was working with the dialysis unit of a government medical college at Manjeri, Malappuram district as a technician.

World News Asian Markets Plunge over US-China Trade War
Author: 0 Asian Markets Plunge over US-China Trade War

World shares fell on Wednesday and the USA dollar eased off three-week highs as market participants awaited a likely increase in US interest rates and guidance on how many more to expect for this year. The Hong Kong dollar, which moves in a tightly controlled range against the USA dollar, weakened slightly to 7.8467. Minutes from the Reserve Bank of Australia's March 6 meeting revealed that the central bank remains anxious about domestic growth being hampered by an appreciating exchange rate.

World News Peru's President Pedro resigns
Author: 0 Peru's President Pedro resigns

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert is praising Peru for its "constitutional transfer of power". President Donald Trump plans to attend. Peru's ambassador to Canada is in line for a promotion - to the presidency. He was greeted with applause and stood with lawmakers for a military rendition of Peru's national anthem. He waved at journalists Friday as he left his modest apartment in Lima's San Isidro district along with his wife and daughters, and boarded a black vehicle with tinted ...

World News Egypt: Policeman killed in auto explosion
Author: 0 Egypt: Policeman killed in auto explosion

Pictures of the scene of the attack soon emerged on social media, showing the burnt-out remains of a vehicle surrounded by clouds of smoke. No group has immediately claimed responsibility for the explosion. President Sisi, a former military commander, is virtually guaranteed to win a second term after all serious opposition pulled out of the race citing intimidation after a major challenger was jailed.

Author: 0 Cambridge Analytica Acting CEO Responds to Allegations of Mishandled Data

Cambridge Analytica says it's commissioning a third-party audit to prove that it deleted the trove of data about Facebook users that has embroiled the data analytics firm in controversy. "The company believed that the data had been obtained in line with Facebook's terms of service and data protection laws". Cambridge Analytica's acting chief executive, Alexander Tayler , said the company has been in touch with the Information Commissioner's Office since February 2017 and it remained ...

World News Local students to rally with Parkland survivors
Author: 0 Local students to rally with Parkland survivors

A group of students has been meeting in the West Middle School library to talk several times over the past weeks. "We go to school everyday and you never know what's going to happen and we really need to recognize that", she said . When asked by Brennan if they will attend as reporters or participants, the journalists agreed that it will be a mixture of both. "While I do not necessarily agree with them, I do hear what they're saying, and I think that's just so unbelievable to see", ...

Author: 0 Trump threatens to veto spending bill, raising specter of another shutdown

He praised the portions of the bill that increase military spending. The press conference comes just hours after he tweeted that he's considering vetoing the legislation. on Friday. Representatives Andre Carson (D), Luke Messer (R), Susan Brooks (R), Jackie Walorski (R), Jim Banks (R) and Pete Viclosky (D), voted for the spending bill, while Rokita and Rep.

World News Tit-for-tat: China plans new tariff on U.S. goods
Author: 0 Tit-for-tat: China plans new tariff on U.S. goods

China has urged the United States to "pull back from the brink" as President Donald Trump's plans for tariffs on up to $60bn of Chinese goods moved the world's two largest economies closer to a trade war . The president is "exactly right" to pursue the tariffs, Schumer said. He said Trump and Xi agreed previous year on a 100-day agenda of trade-liberalization measures but Beijing failed to act on about half of them.

World News ISIS cadre sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment with Rs 25K fine
Author: 0 ISIS cadre sentenced to 7 years rigorous imprisonment with Rs 25K fine

The agency had said the case relates to the criminal conspiracy hatched within and outside India by certain youths, originally hailing from Kerala's Kasaragod district, with the intention of furthering the objectives of ISIS and their pursuant exit from India along with their families for joining and supporting the terror organisation.

World News Lake County students join national protest
Author: 0 Lake County students join national protest

Students were touched by the service and grateful for the opportunity it presented them. On March 12, Centennial High School (CHS) and the Blaine Police Department (BPD) were made aware of a threat that had been made from one student to another over the weekend.

World News Pennsylvania: Two firefighters killed in building collapse
Author: 0 Pennsylvania: Two firefighters killed in building collapse

Michaels said Assistant Chief Greg Altland, 52, and firefighter Erik Swanson, 50, are recovering and will be key in the healing process. Anthony, who joined city police in 2010, was a "fun-loving guy", a fire official said, adding "he was awesome", as was Flanscha, a 20-year decorated veteran.

World News Turkish jets target Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
Author: 0 Turkish jets target Kurdish militants in northern Iraq

According to the Turkish president's office, Erdogan said he told Trump that Turkey was not willing to back down from expanding its operation in northern Syria, including in Manbij . He also said Ankara would monitor the return of weapons given to the YPG by the United States. The PKK has waged a decades-long armed fight against the Turkish state that has killed tens of thousands of people.

World News Seeded Kansas Faces Upstart Clemson
Author: 0 Seeded Kansas Faces Upstart Clemson

No. 1 seed Kansas Jayhawks (29-7) vs. All there to get a glimpse of the top-seeded Jayhawks as they arrived for the Sweet 16 . "You always want to play the best of the best", Simms said. 10 seed. Bill Self is taking another trip to the Sweet 16 . If I were putting a percentage on this game, I'd give Clemson basketball closer to a 40-45 percent chance to win.

World News MoviePass Drops Price to $6.95 After Tracking Drama
Author: 0 MoviePass Drops Price to $6.95 After Tracking Drama

This latest offer is for a "limited time" and is a few dollars cheaper than MoviePass's regular price of $9.95 per month. If you've been holding out on getting a MoviePass subscription up until now, it may be tough to continue to do so. MoviePass now operates in 91 percent of theaters and has about 2 million customers , according to a press release . Earlier this month, CEO Mitch Lowe took heat for boasting about the company's ability to track users before and after they go to the movies.

World News Clocks going forward 2018: Are the clocks going forward tonight? Time revealed
Author: 0 Clocks going forward 2018: Are the clocks going forward tonight? Time revealed

The clocks will go back again on Sunday, October 28, 2018. As a result, there's more daylight in the evenings and less in the mornings - sometimes called Daylight Saving Time. Most of us have our phones connected to the Internet, so they will update automatically. Supporters say it reduces traffic accidents in winter, saves energy, boosts tourism and encourages more people to exercise outdoors.

World News Athlete of the Week: Ben Malone, Men's Track
Author: 0 Athlete of the Week: Ben Malone, Men's Track

After a dominant indoor track and field season atop the state in the 1A classification, the Lackey girls are looking to do the same for the outdoor season this spring. [Coaching her] has been the best thing I've ever done. "Winning the high jump event Hannah Isley cleared 5'3" and Allison Major took first in the JV high jump with a 4'3" effort.

World News Dow briefly enters correction as trade jitters rattle Wall Street again
Author: 0 Dow briefly enters correction as trade jitters rattle Wall Street again

The Fed also said it might raise rates three more times next year instead of two. China has threatened to fight back, saying it will pursue tariffs on $3 billion in US products such as steel, pork and wine. Key Bank's McCain thinks it's more likely the market is going through a correction than entering a bear market. If the tariffs and counter-tariffs reduce economic growth in the USA, the Fed is likely to raise rates at a slower pace.

World News BSP ties wont' be affected by RS poll defeat: Mayawati
Author: 0 BSP ties wont' be affected by RS poll defeat: Mayawati

All four Trinamool candidates - sitting Rajya Sabha member Nadimul Haque and first time nominees Subhasish Chakraborty, Abir Biswas and Santanu Sen - emerged victorious in the vote count. The BJP managed to send its 9th candidate to the Rajya Sabha by defeating the BSP's sole candidate. On March 23, the battle for the tenth seat went down to the wire.

World News Fourth fodder case: Lalu sentenced to 7 years each on two counts
Author: 0 Fourth fodder case: Lalu sentenced to 7 years each on two counts

Court judgement in the the fifth fodder scam (Doranda treasury) case is expected in the coming months. Judge Shivpal Singh had, however, acquitted former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra - a co-accused in all Fodder scam related cases - and 12 others of all charges in the Dumka Treasury case.

World News Cyclone Nora to hit Cape York
Author: 0 Cyclone Nora to hit Cape York

She is now 155km WSW off Weipa, moving south east towards the coast at about 20km/h. No cyclone has crossed the coast in the forecast area since 2001, but the Queensland premier, Annastacia Palaszczuk, said she was happy with the preparations.

Author: 0 Teenage girl shot in Maryland high school shooting dies

Authorities have said that 17-year-old Austin Wyatt Rollins , also a student at Great Mills, used a handgun to shoot Willey. She had been in critical condition since the shooting. "Once all facts are collected and verified, information will be disseminated to the public". "Jaelynn is an wonderful young lady whose peaceful presence and love of her fellow students and family is known throughout her Maryland-based school", her family said in a statement on a Youcaring Fundraiser page set up ...

Author: 0 Top Chinese, US officials to continue trade talks

Politicians such as Larsen, who also a co-chair of the US-China Working Group in the US Congress, could face voter ire in major agricultural states after Trump's anti-China mission provoked China to retaliate by levying punitive tariffs on some US$3 billion of goods.

World News United Kingdom says spy attack driven by Russian vote, London's criticism
Author: 0 United Kingdom says spy attack driven by Russian vote, London's criticism

One EU diplomat said that at the summit, there was "a general ambition to go beyond that wording", which was very similar in tone to the EU foreign ministers' statement . The Russian Foreign Ministry acccused the bloc of spurning cooperation with Moscow and joining "another anti-Russian campaign deployed by London and its allies overseas with an obvious goal: to put another obstacle on the path to the normalisation of the situation on the European continent".

World News Trump signs on tariffs against $50bn of China imports
Author: 0 Trump signs on tariffs against $50bn of China imports

President Donald Trump's plans to slap tariffs on up to $60 billion in Chinese goods. Though, it has shown its readiness to negotiate an agreement with the USA to avoid a trade war . "Finally, it has underestimated China's resolve regarding retaliatory measures, and it has not fully considered the price it will pay by starting this trade war".

World News Ukrainian court rules to arrest lawmaker Savchenko for 2 months
Author: 0 Ukrainian court rules to arrest lawmaker Savchenko for 2 months

As UNIAN reported, the Verkhovna Rada on March 22 gave the greenlight to Savchenko's arrest. Besides, the MP said she meant to go on hunger strike to protest the arrest which she finds unlawful. Savchenko, who has declared plans to run for president in the March 2019 election, is regarded by many as a national hero and a symbol of resistance against Russian Federation.