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Facebook execs planned to snoop on Android users to increase revenues, leaked emails show

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Facebook enabled its Android app to track and collect data from unwitting customers in order to increase advertising revenue, according to a cache of confidential internal emails that were leaked online. Some 60 pages of documents – including emails between Facebook executives – were posted anonymously on Github on Friday. The files were taken from Read More

Raging fire guts hundreds of cars at government-run Indian airshow

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A raging fire has consumed around 300 cars at a government-run airshow in India. Footage of the extraordinary incident shows firefighters struggling to tackle the blaze as enormous clouds of black smoke engulf the parking area. The fire in the southern city of Bengaluru was likely started by “dry grass” and was aided by heavy Read More

Vietnam threatens to deport Kim & Trump lookalikes, bans public stunts ahead of US-N. Korea talks

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A Kim Jong-un lookalike who recently wandered around Hanoi with a Trump impersonator says Vietnam has demanded that he stop performing stunts that may cause “disturbances” ahead of an upcoming US-North Korea summit. Tensions are running high in the Vietnamese capital, where this year’s first meeting of the US and North Korean leaders is set Read More

Russians have sweetest tooth after Germans – chocolate producer Ritter Sport

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A love of chocolate has made Russia the second-largest market for German manufacturer Ritter sport, a top executive at the company has told the German-Russian Chamber of Commerce. The chocolate maker, famous for its signature square bars, has seen its sales fall across Europe – with the exception of Russia, where they surged by 13 Read More

WATCH Pablo Escobar's home blown to pieces in Colombia

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Authorities in Medellin, Colombia have used 180 detonators to demolish a six-floor apartment building that notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar and his family have once called home. The massive concrete structure – the Monaco- stood unoccupied for over 30 years after the building became the target of a car bomb attack in 1988. Over 1,5000 Read More

Venezuela crisis: US threats, border tensions & humanitarian aid provocations

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While the White House is applying maximum pressure on Maduro to force ‘humanitarian’ convoys into Venezuela, Juan Guaido sneaked into a concert in Colombia in hopes of returning to his supporters with a shipment of US aid. The US-backed, self-proclaimed leader of Venezuela set February 23 as his flashpoint date for a showdown with the Read More

Death & displacement in Colombia, but silence from Washington – Lee Camp

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Following a visit to the US by Colombian President Ivan Duque earlier this month, Redacted Tonight host Lee Camp spoke with two Colombian activists who painted a grim picture of life in Washington’s top anti-Venezuela ally. Though Washington has found Colombia a willing ally in its fight for regime change in Caracas, US involvement in Read More

‘People who hate Maduro often need humanitarian aid the least’ – Max Blumenthal

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The narrative about dictator Maduro starving his own people aims to split a polarized Venezuela where the poor still support the government, while those backing the opposition are cashing in on the crisis, Max Blumenthal told RT. Despite mainstream media painting a dire picture in which the entire Venezuelan society –of course, besides Maduro himself Read More

Brazil judge suspends Embraer-Boeing tie-up negotiations: court document

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian aviation company Embraer is seen during the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A Brazilian judge on Friday suspended negotiations for the tie-up of Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer Read More

FCA sets annual target compensation for CEO Manley of $14 million: filing

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FILE PHOTO: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) CEO Mike Manley arrives at the memorial service held in honor of former CEO Sergio Marchionne in Turin, Italy, September 14, 2018. REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo DETROIT (Reuters) – Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV (FCA) has set an annual compensation target for Chief Executive Officer Mike Manley consisting of pay, cash Read More