Internet giant punished for violating European privacy rules aimed at protecting consumer data [...]
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Crime and Corruption Commission says proposed bill could compromise capacity to conduct investigationsThe national integrity commission should have powers to tap phones and use undercover officers to investigate alleged corruption, according to Queensland's anti-corruption body.The Crime and Corruption Commission has called for the covert powers in a submission to a parliamentary inquiry examining crossbench proposals for a national body, championed by MP Cathy McGowan and Greens senator Larissa Waters. Continue reading... [...]
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British PM says will return to EU to discuss Irish backstop
British Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday she plans to return to Brussels to discuss changes to the deal she agreed with EU leaders last month, despite an overwhelming rejection of the draft text by MPs last week. "I believe we can make progress" on the so-called Irish backstop, she told parliament, adding that she would be consulting MPs about possible changes and "then take the conclusions of those discussions back to the EU". [...]
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The president and vice president placed a wreath at the memorial on the brief stop [...]
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President Trump and Vice President Pence paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C. Monday, to commemorate the slain civil rights leader. They laid a wreath at the memorial but did not make remarks. [...]
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Girl dies after snow fort collapses outside Illinois church
An Illinois girl died after a snow fort collapsed on her on Sunday while she played near her church. The girl, whom the medical examiner's office identified as 12-year-old Esther Jung of Elk Grove Village, had dug up a fort with a nine-year-old girl in a snowbank near Rothem Church in Arlington Heights. The girls were with their parents attending church services when they decided to go outside and play. [...]
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Tesla's Model 3 gets green light for sales in Europe
It'll hit the market there just in time to compete against other brands' EVs. [...]
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Mark Leo Gregory Gago, 42, killed his parents, his girlfriend and their infant daughter Saturday night before deputies shot him, police say [...]
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Girl, 12, killed after snow fort collapse outside Rothem Church in Arlington Heights ID'd
Authorities have released the identity of a 12-year-old girl who died after a snow fort collapsed on her. [...]
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CNIL found that company failed to offer users transparent information on data useThe French data protection watchdog CNIL has fined Google a record €50m (£44m) for failing to provide users with transparent and understandable information on its data use policies.For the first time, the company was fined using new terms laid out in the pan-European general data protection regulation. The maximum fine for large companies under the new law is 4% of annual turnover, meaning [...]
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