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Honda Plans to Leave Britain as Brexit Draws Close

The Japanese automaker, which employs 3,500 at its Swindon, England, plant, is set to close the site by 2021, two members of Parliament said.

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Brantley in Britain: At the London Theater, a Fear of the Foreign and Familiar

Revivals of work by Pinter and Miller — and a play about an Englishman roped into an Italian horror movie — ponder mortal anxiety in the age of Brexit.

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U.K. lawmakers accuse Facebook of knowingly violating privacy laws

A report by the British Parliament calls Facebook and its executives "digital gangsters," and says an 18-month investigation finds the company ...

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Facebook, social media companies branded 'digital gangsters' by UK committee - CNET

A Parliament report on fake news condemns Mark Zuckerberg's "contempt" toward the UK and other countries around the world.

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The Real 'Jaws': Great White Shark's Genetic Secrets Revealed

The great white shark, one of the most fearsome predators in the world's oceans in both fact and fiction, is a formidable creature -- right down to ...

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Global climate targets will be missed as deforestation rises, study says

International targets to cut emissions and limit climate change are set to be missed due to rises in deforestation and delays in changing how humans ...

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U.K. Parliament says Facebook failed users

The British Parliament released a scathing final report of their investigation into Facebook's data misuse. The report called the company a "digital gangster," and the committee chair said Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will face a summons if sets ...

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Facebook Voids Accounts Targeting Moldovan Election

Facebook said on Thursday it had disrupted an attempt to influence voters in Moldova, increasing concerns that EU elections in May could be prey to malign activity. Employees of the Moldovan government were linked to some of the activity, the California-based social media company said. Authorities in Chisnau, capital of the tiny former Soviet ...

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Revolution 60: Is This the End of Cuba’s Astonishing Artistic Freedom?

A controversial new decree threatens to derail a thriving cultural scene in Havana.

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Facebook Targeted in Scathing Report by British Parliament

New government regulation of Silicon Valley is needed, a parliamentary committee concluded after an 18-month investigation.

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Iraq's Kurdish regional parliament elects interim speaker amid boycott

Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers on Monday elected an interim speaker of parliament, an assembly key to regional stability, although the Kurds' second largest ...

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Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini faces kidnap charges for refusing migrant ship

Italian interior minister and senator Matteo Salvini could lose his legal immunity if his own party decides Monday he should face trial on kidnapping charges.

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'State-backed hackers' targeted Australia's main political parties

Politicians and their parties are high-value targets for foreign agents looking to disrupt elections, as we've seen in the US and elsewhere in recent years. Now, Australia is in the crosshairs. The main political parties there were the targets of a s...

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Facebook branded 'digital gangsters' by UK lawmakers

UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed "contempt" toward parliament by not appearing before them.

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Facebook 'intentionally and knowingly' violated data privacy laws, UK says

UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed "contempt" toward parliament by not appearing before them.

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'Digital Gangsters': UK Wants Tougher Rules for Facebook

British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules on Facebook to keep it from acting like "digital gangsters" and ...

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7 British lawmakers leave Labor Party over Brexit disagreement

Seven members of British Parliament said Monday they're leaving the Labor Party and will serve as independents, citing frustration with leader ...

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UK parliament calls Facebook leaders 'digital gangsters'

Facebook and its execs have been labeled "digital gangsters" in a UK parliamentary report that calls for the company to be regulated. The 180-page document -- which lays out the findings of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport committee's 18-month i...

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Black Panthers in the 1960s: a rare intimate look – in pictures

An exhibition at the San Francisco Art Institute takes a new look at Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch’s controversial 1968 photo essay, which sought to enhance public understanding of the Black PanthersVanguard Revisited: Poetic Politics & Black Futures is on until 7 April Continue reading...

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UK lawmakers: Facebook 'intentionally and knowingly' violated data privacy laws

UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed "contempt" toward parliament by not appearing before them.

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Facebook "misled" Parliament on data misuse, U.K. committee says

CEO Mark Zuckerberg previously said the company learned of the breach from journalists, but a knew report questions that

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Venezuela denies EU lawmakers entry given 'conspiratorial motives'

Venezuela denied a group of European Parliament deputies entry into the country on Sunday, arguing they had "conspiratorial motives" for flying to ...

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The Plan to Avert Banking Chaos In a No-Deal Brexit

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May is still trying to negotiate a Brexit deal with the European Union that can get through the British Parliament. But ...

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UK parliament report will call for 'sweeping' regulation of Facebook

The UK Parliament's Facebook document dump is close to creating serious legal trouble for the social network. According to The ...

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Bulgaria's largest opposition party votes to quit parliament

Lawmakers from Bulgaria's opposition Socialist Party (BSP) are leaving parliament for an unspecified period, saying fair elections could not be guaranteed following recent Election Code amendments.

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Tennis: Cecchinato overwhelms home favorite Schwartzman in Argentina final

Italian Marco Cecchinato won the Argentina Open on Sunday with a clinical 6-1 6-2 demolition of hometown favorite Diego Schwartzman.

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Novelist Don Winslow on "The Border," both literary and political

The author of two bestselling novels about drug trafficking set along America's Southern border thought he'd exhausted the topic, but found more story to tell, inspired by Trump's controversial plan to build a wall

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