Google Engineers Refused To Build Security Tool To Win Military Contracts

Slashdot | 2018-06-23

Mark Bergen reports via Bloomberg: Earlier this year, a group of influential software engineers in Google's cloud division surprised their superiors by refusing to work on a cutting-edge security...

Facebook will redirect opioid buyers to crisis helpline

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-06-22

For those looking for addiction treatment or searching for opioids through Facebook will be redirected to a federal crisis helpline. The company has worked...

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Stock-market leaders yet to be undercut by trade-war fears

Market Watch | 2018-06-23

The threat of a full-blown U.S.-China trade war is having less impact on both investor sentiment and stock prices than might be expected, judging by double-digit gains for the Nasdaq and modest but positive returns for the S&P 500 so far this year. To a large degree, the prospect of a wider...

China's Hainan unveils plan to allow tourists to bypass censors

The Jakarta Post | 2018-06-22

Hainan, the Chinese tropical island seeking to become a global tourism attraction, plans to allow foreign visitors access to currently blocked sites such as YouTube. Usage of services including Facebook and Twitter would be allowed...

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Schizophrenia behind nearly 12% of suicide cases: Study

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-06-23

Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Nearly 12 per cent of all suicide cases involves a diagnosis of schizophrenia, which affects one's ability to think clearly, finds a study. The findings suggested that those with schizophrenia who died were also more likely to be younger, with one in five between...

Erie County health commissioner: No worries, eating greens is good for you

The Buffalo News | 2018-06-22

Erie County Health Commissioner Dr. Gale Burstein and others visited Eden Family Growers in the Southtowns this week to debunk fears that it’s best to avoid Romaine lettuce after a Yuma, Ariz., based E.coli outbreak that occurred in the spring. The last shipments of romaine from Yuma took place...

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License Needed for Crypto Trading, Circulation, and Settlement in Cambodia

Bitcoin | 2018-06-22

Three Cambodian government bodies have jointly announced that the propagation, circulation, buying, selling, trading, and settlement of cryptocurrencies without obtaining a license are illegal activities. The agencies have also outlined four main risks associated with crypto trading or investing....

SKorean Government To Invest More Than $200M in Public, Private Blockchain Initiatives

WorldNews.com | 2018-06-21

News Asia reported Thursday South Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT announced a major Blockchain Technology Development Strategy seeking 230 billion won (approximately $207 million) by 2022. The new initiative, the report said, will foster 10,000 blockchain industry professionals and 100...

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Boris Becker denies claims Central African Republic diplomatic passport is 'fak...

Hindustan Times | 2018-06-23

Boris Becker claimed that his role as Central African Republic’s attache to the European Union on sporting, cultural and humanitarian affairs gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. tennis Updated: Jun 23, 2018 09:32 IST Agence France-Presse, London Follow Story Follow...

Murray must conquer mental demons after injury woe — Djokovic

The Siasat Daily | 2018-06-18

London: Novak Djokovic has warned Andy Murray he must conquer his mental demons before rediscovering his best form as the former Wimbledon champion returns from almost a year on the sidelines. Finally recovered after hip surgery in January, Murray will play his first competitive match for 11 months...

Kroos steps forward as Germany's undisputed leader

Reuters | 2018-06-23

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Germany's Toni Kroos emerged as the world champions' natural leader on Saturday, stepping up to guide them to a last-gasp 2-1 victory over Sweden kept them on course for the World Cup last 16. ......

World Cup: Mexico wins again, puts away South Korea

Press Telegram | 2018-06-23

ROSTOV-ON-DON, RussiaCarlos Vela and Javier Hernandez scored a goal each to move Mexico closer to a spot in the round of 16 by beating South Korea 2-1 Saturday at the World Cup. Mexico, which upset...

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Vatican convicts former diplomat of child porn distribution

Gulf News | 2018-06-23

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FBI updates House on Russia-related document requests, items still outstanding

CNN | 2018-06-23

(CNN)The FBI informed House Republicans late Friday evening that it has "substantially complied" with two committees' document requests related to the Russia...

Zimbabwe's President Mnangagwa unhurt after blast at rally

The Times of India | 2018-06-23

HARARE: An explosion rocked a stadium in Zimbabwe where President Emmerson Mnangagwa was addressing a political rally on Saturday, his spokesman said, adding...

Several people killed as explosion hits Ethiopian PM rally

Hindustan Times | 2018-06-23

The rally was being held in Ethiopia’s capital in support of the 41-year-old ex-soldier who has outlined a series of radical reforms since taking office in...

Rescuers pick up hundreds of migrants across Mediterranean ahead of EU talks

This is Money | 2018-06-23

BARCELONA/VALLETTA, June 23 (Reuters) - Spanish coast guards rescued nearly 600 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing from Africa, authorities said on...

Jogger detained for 2 weeks after accidentally crossing US-Canada border

CNN | 2018-06-23

(CNN)A teenager was jogging along a Canadian beach when she inadvertently crossed the border into the United States and ended up in detention for two weeks....

Reform or eliminate EB-5 investor visa programme for foreigners, says Trump administration

DNA India | 2018-06-23

The Trump administration has urged the US Congress to either reform or eliminate the EB-5 investors visa programme, which provides green cards to foreigners...

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Al Jazeera | 2018-06-24

Why the debt deal with the EU is bad for Greece

The new Eurogroup agreement commits Greece to 40 more years of austerity and supervision. ......

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-06-24

UF, USF presidents: John Hitt an invaluable partner, truly one-of-a-kind

In the annals of higher education, few university presidencies rival that of our friend and...

Al Jazeera | 2018-06-23

Abiy Ahmed is transforming Ethiopia even in the face of adversity

Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed showed remarkable courage in admitting the practise of state sanctioned...

Al Jazeera | 2018-06-23

Corruption in Zambia: 42 fire trucks for $42m

The African Union is promoting an anti-corruption agenda, but is the Zambian government committed to...

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-06-23

How a history professor became a newspaper columnist

Fifty years ago this summer, I began my writing career for newspapers and magazines. And two...