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Integrity Initiative wipes website pending probe into ‘theft’ of disturbing leaked data

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The British state-funded Integrity Initiative, exposed last year for conducting Europe-wide political influence campaigns in leaked files, has removed all of its website content “pending an investigation” into the data “theft.” A group claiming association with the loose hacktivist collective Anonymous has been dumping private Integrity Initiative documents online in various batches since November. The Read More

White glamor model, who identifies as black, hoping for black or ‘milk chocolate’ baby

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A German model who identifies as a black woman and uses tanning injections to darken her skin has stirred up quite a reaction by claiming in a TV interview that she and her white husband are expecting a black baby. Model Martina Big and her husband Michael Eurwen, who is also using injections to darken Read More

IDF tries its hand in MS Paint warfare to tell Iran 'where it belongs'

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The Israel Defense Forces (IDF), which routinely bomb what it claims are Iranian targets on Syrian soil, have tweeted a map with drawn-on arrows to prove their point. Their chosen medium was swiftly turned against them. “Iran, you seem to be lost,” the IDF tweeted, along with a map with crude arrows pointing inside the Read More

Humvee car bomb kills more than 100

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The Taliban has rammed a car bomb into a military base in Afghanistan, killing more than 100 people including eight special commandos. The vehicle – an American-made armoured Humvee captured from Afghan forces – was rammed through a checkpoint at the National Directorate of Security (NDS) training centre in Maidan Shahr. After the device had Read More

Pakistani officers gun down 4 people, incl. 13-year-old girl, claiming they were ‘terrorists’

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Over a dozen members of a police counterterrorism unit were arrested in Pakistan after footage, which showed officers riddling a car with bullets and killing four people including a teenage girl, surfaced online sparking protests. Pakistan’s Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) initially said the killings in Sahiwal, a city in a in Punjab Province, were lawful Read More

Doctor behind gene-edited babies acted alone, will be punished say Chinese authorities

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After rocking the scientific community by helping to create ‘AIDS-resistant’ children using banned gene-editing techniques, Chinese investigators have confirmed that Dr He Jiankui will be punished for his experiment. “This behavior seriously violates ethics and the integrity of scientific research, is in serious violation of relevant national regulations, and creates a pernicious influence at home Read More

Apple ordered to pull part of press release in Qualcomm case

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Apple’s logo is seen outside flagship store downtown Milan, Italy, October 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini (Reuters) – Apple Inc has been ordered by a German court to stop using part of a press release claiming all iPhones would be available in the country through carriers and resellers, a copy of the ruling seen by Reuters Read More

Israeli PM shows off beefed-up border fence in #10YearChallenge post

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With the #10YearChallenge craze sweeping social media, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu jumped aboard, showing off his progress erecting a concrete and barbed wire wall on the border with Egypt. A lot can change in ten years. The selfies flooding social media in recent days show people growing older, more mature and wiser. Or, in Read More

Facebook removes pages linked to Russian news agency

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Facebook has removed 364 pages and accounts linked to employees of Russian news agency Sputnik from its platform. The social network’s head of cyber security policy, Nathaniel Gleicher, said in a blog post it had uncovered two separate operations which originated in Russia, with one active in multiple countries in eastern Europe and the other Read More