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Exclusive: In a world first, Facebook to give data on hate speech suspects to French courts

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PARIS (Reuters) – In a world first, Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges, France’s minister for digital affairs Cedric O said on Tuesday. O, whose father is South Korean, is one of French President Emmanuel Macron’s earliest followers, and has Read More

Crude treads water as market looks to G-20 for direction

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New York — Crude futures finished Tuesday’s session mixed as the market treaded water ahead of the G-20 summit beginning later this week in Osaka, Japan. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now ICE August Brent settled up 19 cents at $65.05/b while NYMEX August WTI fell 7 Read More

Aligned on Syria, divided on Iran: Russia, US & Israel meet for trilateral talks on Middle East

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National security advisers from Russia, Israel and the US have met in Jerusalem to discuss the situation in the Middle East. While they have managed to find some common ground on Syria, the talks were marred by disputes over Iran. US National Security Advisor John Bolton and Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev met for Read More

Goad, threaten, backtrack: Trump & Bolton’s Iran policy is confusing, dangerous & achieves NOTHING

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Washington’s fuzzy and high-drama “maximum pressure” approach to Iran has no realistic endgame – but is good for making the world a more unstable place for both America’s adversaries and allies. National Security Advisor John Bolton’s Tuesday claim that US diplomats are “surging” across the Middle East in search of a “path to peace” only Read More

Parched tourists seek gelato and shade in sweltering Paris and Rome

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PARIS/ROME (Reuters) – Tourists in Rome and Paris scaled back their sightseeing in sweltering temperatures on Tuesday, dousing themselves at fountains and cooling down with ice cream as a heatwave continued in continental Europe. People cool off in the fountains at the Andre Citroen park in Paris as a heatwave hit much of the country, Read More

Trump threatens ‘obliteration’ if Iran attacks ‘anything American’

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By Tom Gillespie and David Mercer, news reporters Donald Trump has warned Iran that an attack on “anything American” will be met with “great and overwhelming force”, with parts of the country facing “obliteration”. The US leader issued the threat as he criticised “ignorant and insulting” remarks by Iran’s president, who had earlier mocked Mr Read More

Facebook: Nick Clegg says ‘no evidence’ of Russian interference in Brexit vote

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There is “absolutely no evidence” Russia influenced the Brexit result using Facebook, the company’s vice-president, Sir Nick Clegg, has said. The former deputy PM told the BBC the company had carried out analyses of its data and found no “significant attempt” by outside forces to sway the vote. Instead, he argued that “the roots to Read More

Sudan crisis: Internet restored – but only for lawyer

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A lawyer in Sudan has told the BBC that the internet has been restored after a three-week shutdown – but only for him. Abdel-Adheem Hassan on Sunday won a lawsuit against telecoms operator Zain Sudan over the blackout ordered by Sudan’s military rulers. However, he says his victory is only benefitting him so far as Read More

‘No evidence’ of Russian interference in Brexit, Facebook exec says

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A top Facebook executive said there’s no evidence that Russia influenced the Brexit referendum result, prompting a backlash from some British lawmakers and critics of the tech giant. Nick Clegg, the former British deputy prime minister who currently serves as the social network’s head of global policy and communications, said the company’s internal investigations did Read More