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Business Standard India
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on UberThe European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing ap
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber
Business Standard India / Posted 4 hours ago
The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that have pitched the US start-up against conventional taxis across Europe, three people familiar with the matter said on... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on UberThe Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, Californ
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 6 hours ago
The Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, California May 7, 2015. Brussels The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that have pitched the... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on UberThe Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, Californ
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 9 hours ago
The Uber logo is seen on a vehicle near Union Square in San Francisco, California May 7, 2015. , Brussels - The European Commission will launch a study in September of the ride-hailing app Uber in an effort to settle legal disputes that have pitched... Read more
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Balita
Cyprus recovers debris of military plane 41 years after its crashFeature: August 29, 2015 5:20 am NICOSIA, Aug. 25 — Cypriot authorities have
Cyprus recovers debris of military plane 41 years after its crash
Balita / Posted 11 hours ago
Feature: August 29, 2015 5:20 am NICOSIA, Aug. 25 — Cypriot authorities have started recovering the debris of a Greek military transport plane 41 years after it crashed, an official... Read more
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Denver Post
Kafer: Google and the right to be forgotten vs. the right to knowWhat if the woman who started the catastrophic Hayman fire could remove her nam
Kafer: Google and the right to be forgotten vs. the right to know
Denver Post / Posted 15 hours ago
What if the woman who started the catastrophic Hayman fire could remove her name from all online accounts of the incident? What if local newspaper stories of fraud, business disputes, drunken accidents, and domestic violence could be erased from a... Read more
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Business Insider
European lawmakers are taking a closer look at UberBrussels will launch a study in September of the taxi-hailing app Uber, in an e
European lawmakers are taking a closer look at Uber
Business Insider / Posted 16 hours ago
Brussels will launch a study in September of the taxi-hailing app Uber, in an effort to settle the legal disputes that have pitched the U.S. start-up against conventional taxis across Europe, three people familiar with the matter said. Since opening... Read more
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Reuters
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on UberThe logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane f
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber
Reuters / Posted 17 hours ago
The logo of car-sharing service app Uber on a smartphone over a reserved lane for taxis in a street is seen in this photo illustration taken in Madrid on December 10, 2014. BRUSSELS Brussels will launch a study in September of the taxi-hailing app... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on UberBRUSSELS: Brussels will launch a study in September of the taxi-hailing app Ube
To regulate or not to regulate? EU to launch study on Uber
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 hours ago
BRUSSELS: Brussels will launch a study in September of the taxi-hailing app Uber, in an effort to settle the legal disputes that have pitched the U.S. start-up against conventional taxis across Europe, three people familiar with the matter... Read more
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EuroNews
European court upholds Italy law against embryo researchThursday (August 27) saw the European Court of Human Rights uphold an Italian l
European court upholds Italy law against embryo research
EuroNews / Posted 17 hours ago
Thursday (August 27) saw the European Court of Human Rights uphold an Italian law against the donation of human embryos for scientific research. By 16 to one, the judges in Strasbourg rejected an argument that the law violated the right to privacy... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children's bookThe hippos, kangaroos and penguins adorning the cover of Piccolo Uovo (Little E
Pope Francis sends letter praising gay children's book
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 hours ago
The hippos, kangaroos and penguins adorning the cover of Piccolo Uovo (Little Egg) give little hint of the political and religious storm the children’s book has caused. While following the adventures of an egg may seem harmless enough, its discovery... Read more
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The Register
Wow, Barcelona really has a problem with tech disruptors. Watch out AirbnbFresh from sending the Uber question* to the European Court of Justice, it appe
Wow, Barcelona really has a problem with tech disruptors. Watch out Airbnb
The Register / Posted 23 hours ago
Fresh from sending the Uber question* to the European Court of Justice, it appears the city of Barcelona is now spoiling for a fight with another tech disruptor – this time lodgings lister Airbnb. Earlier this week, Airbnb announced it would be... Read more
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Aljazeera
Refugee crisis exposes massive flaws in EU governanceOne doesn't have to be an opponent of the European project to agree with eurosc
Refugee crisis exposes massive flaws in EU governance
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
One doesn't have to be an opponent of the European project to agree with eurosceptics that today's EU has evolved into something that is in dire need of fundamental reform or dissolution. First, the euro crisis that erupted in 2010 exposed the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Press digestThe following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of
Press digest
Times of Malta / Posted yesterday
The following are the top stories in the Maltese and overseas press. Times of Malta reports how naked selfie extortion landed a woman in court. It also reports how the artist who designed the Mintoff statue has blasted a decision by the Office of... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'There will never be a gay pride parade in my city' says Venice's mayor as his feud with Elton John escalatesVenice mayor Luigi Brugnaro: "The family with two women and the little boy is u
'There will never be a gay pride parade in my city' says Venice's mayor as his feud with Elton John escalates
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro: "The family with two women and the little boy is unnatural." He then added, "I have gay friends." Photo: AP Venice, Italy, is one of the most picturesque places on earth. Its courtyards and canals draw 20 million... Read more
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Search Engine Land
Google Comes Out Swinging, Denies All Antitrust Charges In Shopping SearchIn a formal filing and in a companion blog post by Google SVP and General Couns
Google Comes Out Swinging, Denies All Antitrust Charges In Shopping Search
Search Engine Land / Posted yesterday
In a formal filing and in a companion blog post by Google SVP and General Counsel Kent Walker, Google has vigorously denied that it has abused its market position in search. Instead, it characterized its actions and UI changes as directed toward... Read more
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The Age
'There will never be a gay pride parade in my city' says Venice's mayor as his feud with Elton John escalatesVenice mayor Luigi Brugnaro: "The family with two women and the little boy is u
'There will never be a gay pride parade in my city' says Venice's mayor as his feud with Elton John escalates
The Age / Posted yesterday
Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro: "The family with two women and the little boy is unnatural." He then added, "I have gay friends." Photo: AP Venice, Italy, is one of the most picturesque places on earth. Its courtyards and canals draw 20 million... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'There will never be a gay pride parade in my city' says Venice's mayor as his feud with Elton John escalatesVenice mayor Luigi Brugnaro: "The family with two women and the little boy is u
'There will never be a gay pride parade in my city' says Venice's mayor as his feud with Elton John escalates
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
Venice mayor Luigi Brugnaro: "The family with two women and the little boy is unnatural." He then added, "I have gay friends." Photo: AP Venice, Italy, is one of the most picturesque places on earth. Its courtyards and canals draw 20 million... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gay pride ‘not welcome’ in VeniceAFPA person takes a picture during the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transg
Gay pride ‘not welcome’ in Venice
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
AFPA person takes a picture during the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Parade in Milan. Picture: Giuseppe Cacace Rome - The mayor of Venice, who this month had a public row with British rock star Elton John over family values,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SADC Tribunal DowngradedTHE Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal has been downgraded
SADC Tribunal Downgraded
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
THE Southern African Development Community (SADC) Tribunal has been downgraded to an administrative panel, effectively taking away its prior role of protecting human rights and adjudicating in disputes between and within member states. SADC's 35th... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Jeremy Corbyn: Let prisoners have the right to voteMPs voted in 2011 to keep the ban on prisoner voting, despite the tough stance
Jeremy Corbyn: Let prisoners have the right to vote
Daily Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
MPs voted in 2011 to keep the ban on prisoner voting, despite the tough stance adopted by the European judges since 2005. A spokesman for Mr Corbyn said: "On the issue of prisoner voting, we are guided by the European Court of Human Rights." His... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Venice mayor refuses to allow city to host gay pride paradeIt will gladly play host to giant cruise ships on its canals and hordes of tour
Venice mayor refuses to allow city to host gay pride parade
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
It will gladly play host to giant cruise ships on its canals and hordes of tourists along its narrow, winding streets. But the city of Venice will not see fit to hold a gay pride parade as long as the current right-wing mayor is in charge, the... Read more
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The New Age
Gay pride not welcome in Venice, says city mayorThe mayor of Venice, who this month had a public row with British rock star Elt
Gay pride not welcome in Venice, says city mayor
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
The mayor of Venice, who this month had a public row with British rock star Elton John over family values, has said he never wants to see a Gay Pride parade take place in the lagoon city while he is in charge. Luigi Brugnaro, a businessman who was... Read more
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Daily Mail
IRA are still involved in serious crime, says Irish Justice MinisterThe IRA are STILL involved in serious crime says Ireland's Justice Minister as
IRA are still involved in serious crime, says Irish Justice Minister
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
The IRA are STILL involved in serious crime says Ireland's Justice Minister as she orders her police chief to reassess the dangers posed by the Provos following Ulster murder Frances Fitzgerald released a statement about the IRA's re-emergence She... Read more
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Evening Standard
Jeremy Corbyn: We should let prisoners voteJeremy Corbyn will consider controversial plans to allow prisoners to vote in U
Jeremy Corbyn: We should let prisoners vote
Evening Standard / Posted 2 days ago
Jeremy Corbyn will consider controversial plans to allow prisoners to vote in UK elections if he becomes party leader. The Left-winger backs overturning Britain’s historic ban on jailed convicts voting because he thinks it will help rehabilitate... Read more
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MacNN
Apple loses German patent decision on 'swipe-to-unlock'Ruling benefits Lenovo, Android generally, though patent no longer infringedOne
Apple loses German patent decision on 'swipe-to-unlock'
MacNN / Posted 3 days ago
Ruling benefits Lenovo, Android generally, though patent no longer infringedOne of the lynchpins of Apple's original court challenges against Android was set aside in a European court on Tuesday, as a top patent court in German ruled that the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Yacht owners protest over lack of maintenance at marinaOwners of yachts that berth at Ta' Xbiex filed a judicial protest against Trans
Yacht owners protest over lack of maintenance at marina
Times of Malta / Posted 3 days ago
Owners of yachts that berth at Ta' Xbiex filed a judicial protest against Transport Malta today, complaining that the authority is not maintaining the quay even though they pay thousands of euro in fees. The yacht owners said the quay is now in a... Read more
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Rolling Good Times
Interim report for Cherry AB25 August 2015 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Cherry has released its interim report for J
Interim report for Cherry AB
Rolling Good Times / Posted 3 days ago
25 August 2015 (PRESS RELEASE) -- Cherry has released its interim report for Jan. 1 to June 30, 2015. Highlights Second quarter: 61% growth for Online Gaming and 119% growth for Yggdrasil – Strong EBITDA improvement. ·... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Cutting Off Politwoops, Twitter Follows The Needs Of Politicians, Not Public InterestIn June, Twitter abruptly cut off access to Politwoops, a website operated by t
Cutting Off Politwoops, Twitter Follows The Needs Of Politicians, Not Public Interest
The Huffington Post / Posted 3 days ago
In June, Twitter abruptly cut off access to Politwoops, a website operated by the Sunlight Foundation that preserved deleted tweets sent by elected officials in the United States. Then last weekend, Twitter dropped the hammer on Politwoops' sister... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
'Brothel' cabarets thrive in breakaway Cyprus stateletNICOSIA - A white stretch limousine pulls up outside a northern Nicosia hospita
'Brothel' cabarets thrive in breakaway Cyprus statelet
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
NICOSIA - A white stretch limousine pulls up outside a northern Nicosia hospital to drop off cabaret girls for their monthly HIV test, in a breakaway statelet where officially prostitution is illegal. Clubs with names such as Sexy Lady, Harem and... Read more
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Scotsman
Claire Black: Beards are here to stay Could beards be just a fashion fad or a re-assertion of masculinity? Picture:
Claire Black: Beards are here to stay
Scotsman / Posted 6 days ago
Could beards be just a fashion fad or a re-assertion of masculinity? Picture: Getty Images MY EARLIEST memory is of my dad biting off my finger nails and spitting them on to the grass. It was a 1970s summer day... Read more
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Times of Malta
EU to clear ‘confusion’ over US trade pactThe European Commission will publish detailed reports on its negotiations with
EU to clear ‘confusion’ over US trade pact
Times of Malta / Posted 7 days ago
The European Commission will publish detailed reports on its negotiations with the United States to forge the world’s biggest trade pact, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said yesterday, responding to criticism that the talks have been shrouded in... Read more
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Business Standard India
Germany suspends marketing of 54 drugs tested by GVK BioMove comes after European Union banned around 700 generic drugs tested by GVKGe
Germany suspends marketing of 54 drugs tested by GVK Bio
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
Move comes after European Union banned around 700 generic drugs tested by GVKGermany's drug regulator has suspended the marketing of 54 medicines clinically tested by India's pharmaceuticals... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
EU tries to clear 'fog of confusion' over U.S. trade pactEuropean Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Br
EU tries to clear 'fog of confusion' over U.S. trade pact
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 7 days ago
European Union flags flutter outside the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, June 4, 2015. BRUSSELS/BERLIN The European Commission will publish detailed reports on its negotiations with the United States to forge the world's... Read more
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Reuters
EU tries to clear 'fog of confusion' over U.S. trade pactEuropean Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom gestures as she addresses a news
EU tries to clear 'fog of confusion' over U.S. trade pact
Reuters / Posted 7 days ago
European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom gestures as she addresses a news conference at the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, August 4, 2015. BRUSSELS/BERLIN The European Commission will publish detailed reports on its... Read more
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thebee
Google Must Pull 'Right To Be Forgotten' StoriesGoogle has been ordered to remove links to news stories about people who used t
Google Must Pull 'Right To Be Forgotten' Stories
thebee / Posted 7 days ago
Google has been ordered to remove links to news stories about people who used the EU's 'right to be forgotten' rules to scrub search results mentioning previous convictions. Last year a European court ruled that individuals have the right to ask... Read more
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Computing.co.uk
Google ordered to remove links to right-to-be-forgotten linksGoogle has been ordered by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to de-li
Google ordered to remove links to right-to-be-forgotten links
Computing.co.uk / Posted 7 days ago
Google has been ordered by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to de-link URLs of websites detailing all of the links it has been obliged to remove under the European Union's "right to be forgotten" rules. It has been given 35 days to... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Le Pen expelled from National FrontFrench far-right party excludes founder Jean-Marie Le Pen | DailyTelegraph Sea
Le Pen expelled from National Front
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
French far-right party excludes founder Jean-Marie Le Pen | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website SearchUse keywords to search content on QuestNews website Can Marine Le Pen Transform France's National... Read more
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Silicon Valley
Twitter bottoms out below its IPO priceToday: Twitter shares fell below its opening IPO price of $26 for the first tim
Twitter bottoms out below its IPO price
Silicon Valley / Posted 8 days ago
Today: Twitter shares fell below its opening IPO price of $26 for the first time during trading on Thursday, despite a new ad platform that lets the company sell ads beyond its timeline. Also: Google is said to be closing the doors on two delivery... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Twitter bottoms out below IPO priceToday: Twitter shares fell below its opening IPO price of $26 for the first tim
Twitter bottoms out below IPO price
Oakland Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Today: Twitter shares fell below its opening IPO price of $26 for the first time during trading on Thursday, despite a new ad platform that lets the company sell ads beyond its timeline. Also: Google is said to be closing the doors on two delivery... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Le Pen expelled from National FrontJEAN-MARIE Le Pen, the co-founder of France’s far-right National Front, has bee
Le Pen expelled from National Front
The Courier Mail / Posted 8 days ago
JEAN-MARIE Le Pen, the co-founder of France’s far-right National Front, has been excluded from the party following a disciplinary hearing. The decision was announced in a statement hours after the end of a three-hour hearing by the party’s executive... Read more
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News.com.au
French far-right party excludes founder Jean-Marie Le PenFrench far-right party expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Can Marine Le Pen Tran
French far-right party excludes founder Jean-Marie Le Pen
News.com.au / Posted 8 days ago
French far-right party expels founder Jean-Marie Le Pen Can Marine Le Pen Transform France's National Front? 7:09 France's right-wing National Front was led by firebrand Jean-Marie Le Pen for some 40 years. Now his daughter Marine is trying to... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Women in combat: More than a dozen nations already doing itTwo years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two
Women in combat: More than a dozen nations already doing it
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 8 days ago
Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia. Around the world, at least 16... Read more
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express
The EU is making a laughing stock out of this country, says Chris Roycroft-Davis HOW would you feel if the neighbours decreed all the lawns in your street mus
The EU is making a laughing stock out of this country, says Chris Roycroft-Davis
express / Posted 8 days ago
HOW would you feel if the neighbours decreed all the lawns in your street must be painted red, you said “not likely”, and they did it any way? The EU is ignoring the... Read more
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Aliran Online
OMCT: Urgent need to prevent transfers to tortureThe OMCT has called for the development of clear and comprehensive guidelines o
OMCT: Urgent need to prevent transfers to torture
Aliran Online / Posted 8 days ago
The OMCT has called for the development of clear and comprehensive guidelines on how to enforce the prohibition of refoulement and how to put in place effective remedies against it. GENEVA, 7 August 2015: With migration pressures increasing around... Read more
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CNN
Women in combat: U.S. joins more than a dozen nations(CNN)Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women,
Women in combat: U.S. joins more than a dozen nations
CNN / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN)Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia. Around the world, at least 16... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Women in combat: More than a dozen nations already doing it(CNN) -- Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to wo
Women in combat: More than a dozen nations already doing it
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 8 days ago
(CNN) -- Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia. Around the world, at least 16... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
U.S. joins many nations on combat women issueTwo years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two
U.S. joins many nations on combat women issue
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 8 days ago
Two years after the Pentagon said it would open combat positions to women, two female soldiers are poised to make history by graduating Friday from United States Army Ranger school at Fort Benning, Georgia. Around the world, at least 16... Read more
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Prospect Magazine
Why we’ll be hurt if we scrap the Human Rights ActThe European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg © ALPHA CIT/NEWZULU/PA Images
Why we’ll be hurt if we scrap the Human Rights Act
Prospect Magazine / Posted 9 days ago
The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg © ALPHA CIT/NEWZULU/PA Images In this month’s Prospect, out today, the Conservative former Attorney General Dominic Grieve writes in protest at his party’s plans to scrap the Human Rights Act. The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stand Up Against Unaccountable Net CensorshipWhen ISPs and social media platforms are held legally responsible for all conte
Stand Up Against Unaccountable Net Censorship
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
When ISPs and social media platforms are held legally responsible for all content passing through them, we all lose out. Sign the Manila Principles and ask our governments to adopt appropriate policies that protect us from arbitrary extrajudicial... Read more
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Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Venice ban of children’s books becomes subplot in gay rights debateVENICE, Italy >> As subversive books go, many of the 49 children’s tales hardly
Venice ban of children’s books becomes subplot in gay rights debate
Honolulu Star-Advertiser / Posted 9 days ago
VENICE, Italy >> As subversive books go, many of the 49 children’s tales hardly seem seditious. There is the story of the male dog who aspired to be a ballerina. The one about the little boy who wanted to be a princess, and a princess who wanted to... Read more
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