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by | February 06, 2018 | 16:21

Experts said they are especially anxious about the effects social media and other apps will have on children. Several individuals who have been involved with major Silicon Valley players are taking part in the campaign, including former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris, and Roger McNamee , former adviser and investor at Facebook .

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:38

A bipartisan pair of senators on Monday introduced a bill addressing a pressing issue as Congress continues to debate the future of USA immigration policy: what to do about the so-called Dreamers, undocumented immigrants who were brought to America as young children.

by | February 06, 2018 | 16:12

There has been controversy surrounding Mischief Reef (or Panganiban Reef) in recent months, because the International Court at the Hague ruled that it lies within the Philippines exclusive economic zone, and is therefore Philippine territory.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:09

Western contractors at a US -led coalition base in Iraq were the first to tell the AP on Monday that American troops had started to drawdown from the country. The U.S. first launched airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq in August 2014. The prime minister has stated that Iraq's military will need USA training for years to come.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:55

The province is also coming down on driving while impaired by drugs, creating a 90-day prohibition for drug-affected driving. Adults, over the age of 19, will be able to possess up to 30 grams of cannabis in a public place. Kirk Tousaw, a lawyer focused on cannabis policy reform, said the province should have also considered direct-to-consumer sales at cultivation sites, as is permitted for craft breweries and vineyards.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:10

Former military president, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB), has confirmed that his earlier statement in which he was said to have advised Nigerians to endure with President Muhammadu Buhari until his tenure ends - but vote for a new generation of leaders in 2019 "still stands".

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:37

She was nearly questioned for 10 days and the police did not find any incriminating evidence against her. Ms Shaikh said, "I went to Kashmir on January 16 to take admission in a college". Shaikh had been questioned by the ATS Pune in 2015, when it came to its notice that she had been "radicalised" after coming in contact with ISIS supporters overseas.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:18

Two policemen suffered injuries in the attack and in the melee the suspected militants escaped along with Naveed and fled from the spot. The ultras opened fire on the police party accompanying Jhutt, alias Abu Hanzala, outside the busy hospital in Kaka Sarai area, police said.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:29

Khaled el-Enany, the Egyptian antiquities minister, said that it appears that Hetpet was an important person in her time, with a "strong link" to the royal palace. Mr Waziri labelled the area that housed the tomb as "promising" and stated that he and his team expect to "find more" as their excavations continue.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:33

The Strategic Forces Command of the Indian Army conducted the user trial of the missile from launch pad-4 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Abdul Kalam Island near Balasore. It weighs around 12 tonnes and can carry both conventional and nuclear payload of about 1000 kg was test-fired. The Agni-I was developed by the Advanced Systems Laboratory (ASL) in accord with the Defense Research Development Laboratory (DRDL) and the Research Centre Imarat (RCI).

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:43

Judicial administrator Hassan Saeed was also arrested after midnight and his residence was raided for the second time. The detention of Chief Justice Abdulla Saeed and another Supreme Court judge raised the stakes in a dramatic clash after Yameen refused to comply with the court's order to release political dissidents.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:27

Ozil had been heavily linked with a move to Serie A to join Juventus but speaking to the Daily Express , Bellerin explained that he and his fellow colleagues never had any doubts about where he would be playing his football next term. "So I think everyone in the club, the dressing room was sure". Meanwhile January arrivals Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrik Mkhitaryan are thought to be being paid £200,000-a-week.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:05

The victim, 46-year-old Chen Zhu, was shot by gunmen who opened fire on his auto when he was out on shopping with another Chinese national in Karachi's Clifton area. "The consulate general of China has sent officials to the hospital and urged the police to solve the case as soon as possible and bring the criminals to justice", foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a regular briefing.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:30

It's going to be a full coordinator reboot for the Patriots, but this isn't about them. Reports surfaced Sunday that McDaniels was getting cold feet about accepting the head job in Indy, which naturally fueled rumors about Bill Belichick's future in Foxboro.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:34

Supporters of net neutrality say the rules, which were adopted in 2015 under President Barack Obama, are necessary to ensure broadband companies don't abuse their power as gatekeepers of the internet. More generally, each ISP subject to the order would have to provide consumers with "accurate information regarding the network and transport management practices (including cellular data and wireless broadband transport), and performance and commercial terms of its broadband Internet access ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:19

If you want to help the United Nations end the practice by 2030, here are some of the things you can do. Eighty-one women in the sample said they had been subjected to khafd, which is how FGM/C is known in the Bohra community, where the practice is rampant.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:26

While Thon Maker has been Henson's backup for most of the season, the Bucks don't have a ton of depth at the position, and Zeller should be able to carve out somewhat of a consistent role. He was a first-round pick of the Mavericks in 2012. His best year as a pro came in 2014-15, when he averaged 10.2 points and 5.7 rebounds while appearing in all 82 games and making 59 starts for Boston.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:56

The Government of Poland cancelled my visit, because I mentioned the crimes of its people. Israel's education minister said on Monday he was "honoured" Poland had cancelled his visit to Warsaw this week because he refused to back down from condemnation of a bill that would outlaw suggesting Poland was complicit in the Holocaust .

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:00

I'm working hard every day. But I don't want to [sound] selfish, but I want to play. I love NY, I love my teammates. "I need to play". After Hernangomez's underwhelming training camp - during which the Spaniard showed up "feeling himself a little too much", according to a source - he fell out of the rotation and never recovered, amassing 29 DNPs.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:18

He often posed as a buyer , haggling with vendors to try to ascertain market prices for ivory, rhino horns and the things made from them. The geographer had just returned home to Kenya from a research trip to Myanmar and had been writing up his findings when he died.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:50

Wynter Parker's mother made a desperate call to OH police on Friday afternoon telling them that her child had been found frozen on the porch. A 911 recording of the anguished mother screaming 'she's frozen!' has been released, with the operator calmly telling her to perform CPR on the child.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:05

India's Under-19 bunch might have got themselves the flawless result at the World Cup, but for head coach Rahul Dravid , their pursuit of excellence begins now. In a marked departure from the usual norm where the players, who have done it on the field get greater share of the prize money, the COA-led BCCI had decided that the chief coach should get the biggest share.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:17

IN has won a season-high six straight home games and are a season-best six games over.500. Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) shoots over Indiana Pacers center Al Jefferson (25) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Indianapolis , Monday, Feb.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:58

There is a "relationship" between the two children, but Cruz declined to specify if the children are siblings. In a press conference with Carpenter Monday afternoon, Plymouth County District Attorney Timothy Cruz would not comment on the cause of death, or whether any adults were found in the home, saying these details were part of an active investigation.

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:05

Bill Beekman is taking over the role of interim athletic director at Michigan State University as the school deals with fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. He previously served as acting president following Lou Anna Simon's resignation until MSU named John Engler as its new president last week. Desite that, Beekman is ready to take on his new job.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:45

Two members of PA's state legislature-its Speaker of the House and president pro tempore of the Senate-quickly asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene and stay the ruling . Corman said some lawmakers are skeptical that the state Supreme Court will approve anything passed by the Legislature. In its briefly worded order, the court said the reconfigured districts must be compact, contiguous and as equal in population as possible, with political subdivisions - such as counties, ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:21

Some assumed Konami triggered the scene manually, exhausted of waiting for the players themselves to disarm ("Probably as a PR stunt before [ Metal Gear] Survive hits the stores", one user wrote on the Steam forums). Others speculated that the cutscene triggered due to an overflow error in the game's code. But the sudden "official" unlocking on the PC servers was quite unexpected, especially since the last official count showed a significant 7,500 nukes still on the PC servers as of ...

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:27

The external affairs ministry said that Modi will hold discussions "on matters of mutual interest" with the leaders of these nations. This will be the fourth meeting between Modi and Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas and comes after the latter's visit to India previous year.

by | February 06, 2018 | 15:06

Danny Care is the only other specialist scrum-half in the squad. But England have included him in the training camp at their Surrey base, and will assess when he is likely to be available to play during the championship. If he was a cricketer he'd be playing Twenty20. "He's a completely humble boy who just gets on with it". He's fitted into the team well. "He was in the changing room after the game and was still in good spirits, we're just hoping it will be good news".

by | February 06, 2018 | 14:47

However, the report said , since the end of previous year, some people in the country have turned to offshore Internet platforms to continue participating in ICOs and virtual-money trading. In September, Shanghai-based bitcoin exchange BTCC announced the closure of its China trading operations. It's uncertain whether new regulations will be effective in eliminate trading in the country completely, as China houses some of the world's largest bitcoin mines .

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:52

Italy lost to Sweden in the World Cup play-offs in November after which Gian Piero Ventura left the post, as the nation's fans went into mourning. Italy plays Argentina in Manchester, England, on March 23 then England in London four days later.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:15

Public Employees Retirement Of Ohio stated it has 45,455 shares. Thrivent Financial For Lutherans now owns 3,030 shares of the casino operator's stock worth $406,000 after purchasing an additional 120 shares during the period. Wynn Resorts's revenue was up 29.9% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts predict that Wynn Resorts, Limited will post $4.76 EPS for the current year.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:39

The gunman was also killed on Monday, local media reports said . Late this afternoon, we learned that El Paso County Sheriff's Office Deputy Micah Flick was killed, two other deputies were injured, as was a Colorado Springs police officer and two bystanders.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:04

Authorities said Monday night the victim has been located and is safe. Moore is described as a 44 year old black male, six feet tall, weighing 214 pounds. The sexual assault and the spread of the video on social media is being investigated. "We do not allow the sharing of child exploitative images on Facebook or Messenger - even to express outrage.

by | February 06, 2018 | 13:26

On Sunday some Republicans on the House committee stopped short of agreeing that its contents vindicate Trump. Second, even if everything in the memo is accurate, it does not disprove claims about Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.