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‘Disgrace to French nation’: Greek ex-finance minister scraps with police at Paris airport

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Greece’s former Finance Minister and current MP Yanis Varoufakis was caught on film telling off a police officer at Paris’ main air hub after a passport check. “You are a disgrace to the French nation,” Varoufakis is heard saying to a French Border Police officer in footage posted on YouTube. The incident was filmed at Read More

Indian rap star Badshah smashes YouTube record with 76mn views in 1 day

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Indian rapper Badshah has overtaken the likes of Taylor Swift and South Korean boyband BTS to claim the record for the amount of YouTube views in just 24 hours. The rap star’s new song ‘Paagal’ became a viral sensation within minutes of its release on Sony Music India’s YouTube channel Wednesday. Upon reaching the record, Read More

Cenovus achieves landmark business milestone

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CALGARY, Alberta, July 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Cenovus Energy Inc. (TSX: CVE) (NYSE: CVE) announced today that on July 10, 2019 the company reached one billion barrels of cumulative production from its Foster Creek and Christina Lake oil sands facilities in northern Alberta. Cenovus is the first company to produce one billion barrels of Read More

‘Why did they hide it?’ Pundits say Google ‘blacklisted’ pro-life entries before Irish abortion vote

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Google has been accused of blacklisting pro-life YouTube search entries ahead of last year’s vote in Ireland on legalizing abortion. Pundits call it “a deliberate manipulation” and demand that the company be held accountable. Allegations that Google’s manual interference with YouTube search results may have played a role in the 2018 referendum on abortion in Read More

Germany fines Facebook for under-reporting complaints

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BERLIN (Reuters) – German authorities have fined Facebook (FB.O) 2 million euros ($2.3 million) for under-reporting complaints about illegal content on its social media platform in breach of the country’s law on internet transparency. FILE PHOTO: A Facebook logo is pictured at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, Germany September 16, 2017. REUTERS/Ralph Orlowski/File Read More