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‘Meme review!’ Elon Musk backs PewDiePie in epic battle against Indian T-Series for top YouTube spot

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Tesla tycoon Elon Musk has officially broken the internet, appearing on PewDiePie’s YouTube channel to judge memes and back the blogger in his desperate battle against the Indian record label T Series for the #1 spot. PewDiePie, real name Felix Kjellberg, and Musk both repeatedly joked about the tycoon’s possible appearance, and fans were ecstatic Read More

Trump says he'll maintain some troops in Syria, media says 400 ‘peacekeepers’ to stay

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The US plans to keep a total of 400 troops in Syria, half in the Kurd-held northern part of the country and half at the southeastern border, at Al-Tanf base, a media report says citing an administration official. Earlier, Washington said it was planning to downsize its military presence in the north of Syria to Read More

‘Semi-fascist’ attack on minorities: Hungarian official slams Ukraine’s education reform

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A Hungarian official has branded Ukraine’s education law “semi-fascist,” saying it “tramples” on the rights of minority citizens living in the neighboring country to have access to education in their own language. Gergey Guiyash, who heads Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s administration, used the harsh words during a media conference in Budapest on Thursday. Also Read More

Huawei plan to fix British security fears due in H1 this year: executive

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LONDON (Reuters) – Huawei will present a plan to address British security concerns about its equipment by the end of the first half of this year, a senior company executive said on Thursday, following criticism the Chinese firm has not moved fast enough to fix the issues. FILE PHOTO: Ryan Ding, the chief of Huawei’s Read More

Jurors in El Chapo trial accused of 'massive misconduct'

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By Connor Sephton, news reporter Jurors in the trial of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have been accused of “massive misconduct” by the convict’s lawyer. Jeffrey Lichtman says there are serious questions surrounding Guzman’s conviction on drug smuggling and conspiracy charges, amid claims some jurors flouted strict rules imposed on them by a judge. Read More

Jurors in El Chapo trial accused of disobeying judge's strict orders

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By Connor Sephton, news reporter Jurors in the trial of drug kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman have been accused of “massive misconduct” by the convict’s lawyer. Jeffrey Lichtman says there are serious questions surrounding Guzman’s conviction on drug smuggling and conspiracy charges, amid claims some jurors flouted strict rules imposed on them by a judge. Read More

GM CEO will not appear before Canada legislators on plant closure

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FILE PHOTO: General Motors Chairman and CEO Mary Barra speaks at GM’s press conference at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Michigan, U.S., January 16, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/File Photo TORONTO (Reuters) – General Motors Co Chief Executive Mary Barra will not come before Canadian legislators to answer questions about the automaker’s future in Read More

US & China start outlining deal to end trade war – reports

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The world’s two largest economies, the United States and China have reportedly started laying out a deal to put an end to their seven-month trade dispute. Sources told Reuters the broad outline of what could make up a deal is beginning to emerge from high level talks held on Thursday and Friday in Washington. Beijing Read More

First Venezuela, now Nicaragua? Bolton says Ortega’s days ‘numbered’ & people ‘will soon be free’

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US President Donald Trump’s top foreign policy advisor John Bolton appears dead set on resuming his decades-long stand-off with Nicaragua President Daniel Ortega, hinting that Washington-backed regime change may be in the offing. “The Ortega regime has sentenced three farm leaders to 550 years in prison for their roles in protests in 2018, where Ortega’s Read More

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in Europe

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(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered cyber attacks directed at democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and would offer a cyber security service to several countries to close security gaps. FILE PHOTO: General view of Microsoft’s logo at Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, Read More