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Who is Dana Loesch? The NRA's chosen defender after the Florida shooting

Added: 22.02.2018 9:24 | 0 views | 0 comments


In the days after a mass shooting, the National Rifle Association usually stays completely silent, its social media accounts on lockdown. The move comes as the NRA appears to be attempting to dial down attention to the speech that longtime leader Wayne LaPierre is scheduled to give at CPAC later this week. A longtime conservative talk radio host, Loesch sparked outrage last year for an NRA recruitment ad in which she railed against the left for using “their media to assassinate real news” and said NRA members needed to confront “this violence of lies with the clenched fist of truth”.

From: www.yahoo.com

Spain's tourist CRACKDOWN: Britons face TRIPLE charges for Barcelona hospital treatment

Added: 22.02.2018 9:23 | 0 views | 0 comments

TOURISTS falling ill in Barcelona are being charged triple the normal rate by a third-party company employed by two of the Spanish city’s main public hospitals.

Tags: Hospitals, SPA
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Twitter sets crackdown on automated 'bot' accounts

Added: 22.02.2018 8:59 | 0 views | 0 comments


Twitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election. The San Francisco messaging platform said the move was intended to rid the service of spam-spewing automated accounts, and not aimed at people using the service according to the rules. "These changes are an important step in ensuring we stay ahead of malicious activity targeting the crucial conversations taking place on Twitter -- including elections in the United States and around the world," Twitter developer policy lead Yoel Roth said in a blog post.

From: www.yahoo.com

Frank Reich giving Andrew Luck his space during rehab

Added: 22.02.2018 8:47 | 0 views | 0 comments

Luck's health is of paramount importance to the Colts, but their new coach isn't one to pester his quarterback about his recovery process.

Tags: France, SPA
From: www.espn.com

French supermarket behind Nutella frenzy was selling 'at a loss'

Added: 22.02.2018 8:11 | 0 views | 0 comments

February 22, 2018 9:11 PM
PARIS (AFP) - French fraud authorities on Thursday (Feb 22) accused supermarket chain Intermarche of illegally selling Nutella below cost, after heavy discounts sparked a shopping frenzy that made international headlines.

Tags: Nutella, SPA
From: www.straitstimes.com

Where Corruption Is Raging Around The World [Infographic]

Added: 22.02.2018 8:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Transparency International released its 2017 Corruption Perceptions Index on Wednesday, finding that most countries around the world are making little or no progress in ending public sector corruption.

From: www.forbes.com

Duterte slammed for barring Philippine news site from his events

Added: 22.02.2018 7:39 | 0 views | 0 comments


Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's move to ban a critical news website from covering the presidential palace is a threat to press freedom, rights and media groups said on Wednesday. Rappler, set up in 2012, is among a clutch of Philippine news organisations that have sparred with Duterte over their critical coverage of his drug war which the government says has claimed the lives of nearly 4,000 suspects. Human rights groups charge that thousands more have been killed by shadowy vigilantes.

From: www.yahoo.com

Israel Gives Some Asylum Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

Added: 22.02.2018 7:36 | 0 views | 0 comments

Israel's plan to force African migrants to choose between deportation — with a cash stipend — or jail has sparked a backlash.

From: www.npr.org

´Important names´ keen on Inter star Icardi

Added: 22.02.2018 7:28 | 0 views | 0 comments

Two major clubs have recently expressed an interested in signing Mauro Icardi, according to the Inter striker’s agent and wife Wanda Nara. Icardi is currently sidelined with a knee complaint having netted 18 goals in 22 Serie A game for Luciano Spalletti’s side this season, although a return to the bench against Benevento on Saturday […]

Tags: Gamers, SPA, Goa
From: www.soccernews.com

Twitter sets crackdown on automated 'bot' accounts

Added: 22.02.2018 7:09 | 0 views | 0 comments


Twitter announced Wednesday a crackdown on accounts powered by software "bots" which can artificially amplify a person or cause and which have been accused of manipulating the social network during the 2016 US election. The San Francisco messaging platform said the move was intended to rid the service of spam-spewing automated accounts, and not aimed at people using the service according to the rules. "These changes are an important step in ensuring we stay ahead of malicious activity targeting the crucial conversations taking place on Twitter -- including elections in the United States and around the world," Twitter developer policy lead Yoel Roth said in a blog post.

From: www.yahoo.com

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