Trump’s baseless wiretap claim

West Palm Beach, Fla. (CNN)President Donald Trump made a stunning claim Saturday, alleging without offering evidence that his predecessor, Barack Obama, wiretapped his phones at Trump Tower ahead of the 2016 election. “Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!” Trump […]

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Pennsylvania Democrats’ computers hit by ransomware cyberattack

(CNN)The computer network of the Pennsylvania Senate Democratic Caucus remained inaccessible Saturday after a Friday morning cyberattack locked lawmakers out of their own systems. Ransomware, a type of malware, encrypted the data on the Democrats’ server and demanded an online payment in exchange for a key code to unlock the system, according to a statement […]

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Chinese premier warns world entering period of political and economic upheaval

Li Keqiang urges China to brace for more complicated and graver situations ahead in apparent reference to President Trump Chinas premier has warned the world is entering a period of profound political and economic upheaval as the spectre of Donald Trump hung over the opening day of the countrys annual national peoples congress. Speaking in […]

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Tony Bellew stops hobbling David Haye in extraordinary boxing upset

Tony Bellew stopped a hobbling David Haye in the 11th round to ruin the former world champions return to the ring and shock boxing Tony Bellew, no stranger to Hollywood, ripped up the David Haye script he had always considered a sham, and belted the former world heavyweight champion into unwilling submission less than four […]

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Jordan: 15 executions ‘shocking’ says human rights group

Amnesty International says hangings carried out in secrecy without transparency are a big step backwards Human rights groups have condemned Jordans mass execution of 15 people on Saturday. Human rights group Amnesty International said the executions by hanging had been carried out in secrecy and without transparency. The scale of todays mass executions is shocking […]

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Minimalism: another boring product wealthy people can buy

Minimalism is just another form of conspicuous consumption, a way of saying to the world: Look at me! Look at all of the things I have refused to buy! I hate minimalism. I hate it as the incredibly tedious piece of personal performance art it has come to be in our society, but I also […]

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What might a post-Brexit EU look like? – BBC News

There are those who think, genuinely, good riddance. “General de Gaulle was right all along,” they mutter. “We should never have let them join in the first place. “Freed from the shackles of British ministers objecting to integration here and integration there, we can get on with it.” Costly divorce Closer co-operation on EU defence […]

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JoJo bows: The tween craze being banned from a classroom near you – BBC News

Media captionJoJo Siwa tells CBBC Newsround about her love of hair bows Some UK schools are banning pupils from wearing “JoJo bows”, giant hair clips that have gained popularity thanks to a teenage dancing YouTube star. So why have the bows become so big? Parents of primary-school age children may have noticed them in the […]

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Greyball: how Uber used secret software to dodge the law

Ride-hailing company hit by revelations it used custom-built tool to deceive law enforcement, while latest departure of senior staffer deepens troubles Ubers annus horribilis continued apace Friday, as it was hit with revelations of a secret program to evade law enforcement, the resignation of another top executive and more allegations of workplace discrimination. The New […]

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SXSW to change contract after artists express ‘outrage’ at immigration clause

Festival under fire over clause about reporting acts to immigration if they break rules: In the post-Trump era, it looks different than how it was intended SXSW has vowed to change the language in its contracts after an open letter signed by more than 50 artists expressed outrage over a clause which said the festival […]

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