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‘Authoritarian’ Zuckerberg intends to use Facebook to re-elect Trump, says Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton has accused Facebook’s “authoritarian” chief executive Mark Zuckerberg of intending to use the platform’s “immense” power to re-elect Donald Trump in the upcoming election. Mr Trump’s defeated 2016 opponent told The Atlantic of her horror at Mr Zuckerberg’s influence and his apparent unwillingness to tackle misinformation, for which she suggested several damning motives. “They have, […]

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Tomorrow’s world – VoxEurop (English)

Europe goes – eventually – green: some good news for starting the year. Cofounder Catherine André’s editorial. In many respects, in Europe and across the world, 2020 has gotten off to a bad start — just as 2019 proved a bad ending to a decade which will be noted for its environmental catastrophes. The ice is melting […]

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‘Disturbingly misogynistic’ conference run only by men pledges to ‘Make Women Great Again’

A “disturbingly misogynistic” conference that promises to “make women great again” but only has male speakers has drawn fierce criticism from campaigners. The event, which organisers have billed as the “mansplaining event of the century”, will be held in Orlando in Florida in May. Discussions at the three-day conference, which costs £764 ($999) to attend, […]

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Famed Jesuit abused boy 1,000 times around world

CHICAGO (AP) — One day in May of 1970, an 11-year-old boy and his disabled sister were sitting on the curb outside a Chicago tavern, waiting for their mother to come out. When a priest with crinkly eyes and a ready smile happened by and offered the family a ride home, they could not have […]

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LGBTQ Rights Around The World Are In Danger, And The US Is Part Of The Problem

Roma Yandolin / Flickr Vision Daniil Grachev, an LGBTQ rights activist, is arrested by riot police during a pride event in St. Petersburg, 2013. My first job at BuzzFeed News in 2013 was something of an experiment: We wanted to cover LGBTQ rights worldwide as seriously as we cover wars or elections. Over the years […]

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Peace, goodwill and mafia murders mark Christmas in Italy | World news

In the run-up to Christmas, police in Italy arrested dozens of suspected members of the Neapolitan mafia, the Camorra. The arrests confirmed what many in Italy already knew: the mafia’s criminal activities don’t take a festive break. According to prosecutors, the suspects, arrested between 10 and 13 December in Naples and Caserta, had started to […]

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US recalls ambassador who criticised jailing of gay couple and highlighted corruption

The US has recalled its ambassador to Zambia after he called the imprisonment of a gay couple “horrifying” and accused authorities of corruption. Daniel Foote, a career diplomat appointed by the Trump administration in 2017, had issued a strongly worded statement criticising the 15-year sentences handed down to two men for being in a relationship. […]

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Fallon Sherrock confident she can go all the way at the World Darts Championship after beating Mensur Suljovic

Fallon Sherrock firmly believes she can win the World Darts Championship after beating Mensur Suljovic at Alexandra Palace to reach the last 32. Sherrock, who became the first woman to win a match at the tournament with a first-round win over Ted Evetts on Tuesday, missed only five doubles in a superb performance against the […]

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Boris Johnson to seek Parliamentary approval for Brexit deal ahead of Christmas – National

There will be no letup for U.K. lawmakers worn out after Britain’s bruising election campaign. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is set to begin “before Christmas” the push to secure Parliamentary approval for his Brexit deal. Buoyed by its landslide victory in Thursday’s election, Johnson’s Conservative government plans to move fast to make good on his […]

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