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Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants crackdown on fake news

Web creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee wants crackdown on fake news

In an open letter to mark the web's 28th anniversary, he outlined issues he says need to be solved for it to "fulfil its true potential as a tool which serves all of humanity". "There are suggestions that some political adverts in the USA and around the world are being used in unethical ways to point voters to fake news sites, for instance, or to keep others away from the polls". Read More

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Why Punjab polls were a heavy loss-making enterprise for BJP

Why Punjab polls were a heavy loss-making enterprise for BJP

While Congress spokesperson Randeep Surjewala alleged that the lone independent candidate, Jiribam MLA Ashab Uddin was abducted by the BJP, a state Congress insider said that the "situation was a close fight" now. Goa Forward candidate Vinod Palyekar defeats BJP candidate and State minister Dayanand Mandrekar in Siolim constituency. BJP has put up 36 aspirants, Congress 37 and AAP is contesting on 39 seats and each of them backing independents in a few seats. Read More

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Trump signs revised, more limited executive order on foreign travel to US

Trump signs revised, more limited executive order on foreign travel to US

A US federal court on on Friday refused to apply the emergency stay that halted President Trump's first travel ban to his revised executive order, Reuters reported . State lawyers said the restraining order on the first travel ban should extend to the updated version. The state's new complaint amends its initial challenge to an earlier, more comprehensive travel ban issued by the Trump administration in January. Read More

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Barca hero Roberto 'threw himself' at historic victor

Barca hero Roberto 'threw himself' at historic victor

Luis Suarez's early opener, a Layvin Kurzawa own goal and Lionel Messi's penalty put Barca 3-0 up inside 50 minutes. Even more astonishing, the final three goals of the nail-biting match came in the game's final minutes. "Without doubt it's something we have to be aware of and overcome but I trust the wisdom and sense of my players to realise that we're in the final stretch of the season and that we have everything to play for", Luis Enrique told reporters. Read More

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Daylight Saving Time begins Saturday night, except in Arizona and Hawaii

Daylight Saving Time begins Saturday night, except in Arizona and Hawaii

Daylight Saving Time 2017 (note: it is Saving is singular) begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, March 12 , and ends at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 5. But you can cheat and do it before you hit the sack tonight. Kim Thatcher about petitioning Congress to put Washington, Oregon and California on Mountain Standard Time permanently, a move that would essentially keep daylight saving time year-round. Read More

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Ecstatic with Punjab win, Captain dubs AAP 'ineffective' summer storm

Ecstatic with Punjab win, Captain dubs AAP 'ineffective' summer storm

The Congress' stunning victory margin in Punjab is nearly like the BJP's Uttar Pradesh triumph, except that the frontline state isn't as central to Indian politics as UP. This Saturday, there could not have been a better birthday gift than this for Captain Amarinder Singh - a Congress victory in Punjab. March 11: The counting for the Punjab Assembly elections saw Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal leading from Lambi constituency, while Congress leader Captain Amarinder Singh is second in line. Read More

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HMD's New Nokia-Branded Smartphones to Launch in the United Kingdom in May

HMD's New Nokia-Branded Smartphones to Launch in the United Kingdom in May

Going by the info provided by Clove , it looks like Carphone Warehouse will begin selling the Nokia 6 at least in May, the Arte Black edition may or may not be available in the same month. With an expected battery life that'll remind us of the days when we didn't experience withdrawal when more than a few metres from a power socket, the new Nokia 3310 is sure to be a massive hit around festival season. Read More

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Punjab Election Results 2017: Birthday gift for Amarinder Singh, Badals retain bastions

Punjab Election Results 2017: Birthday gift for Amarinder Singh, Badals retain bastions

Punjab voted in a single phase on 4 February 2017. BJP sources meanwhile admitted they were happy that the sensitive border state had not fallen into the hands of AAP, "a party of anarchists". From Bholath, AAP candidate Sukhpal Khaira won with a margin of 8,202 votes by defeating SAD candidate Yuvraj Bhupinder Singh. Its Punjab ally, Lok Insaaf Party, won two seats. Read More

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US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly in Ottawa

US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly in Ottawa

Kelly, the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit Canada, came expressly to discuss the growing influx of illegal refugees streaming from the USA into Canada at unofficial border crossings. Manitoba premier Brian Pallister is demanding Trudeau's Liberal government provide money and resources. "We are proud to be part of team Canada but we need the federal government to step up and do its job". Read More

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Veena malik ends marriage with khattak

Veena malik ends marriage with khattak

According to the document, the local court in Lahore granted Veena's " khula " (divorce) application and ruled in her favor after non-pursuance of the case by Khattak . This came as a shock to know that former Bigg Boss contestant and Pakistani actress Veena Malik is divorced. Here's a look at the timeline of controversial model-TV personality, Veena Malik Khan's three years of marriage with ex-husband, Asad Bashir Khan. Read More

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Petroleo Brasileiro SA - Petrobras (PBR) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages

The share price of PBR attracts active investors, as stock price of week volatility recorded 3.24%. Petrobras (NYSE:PBR) reported the earnings of $-0.41/Share in the last quarter where the estimated EPS by analysts was $0.13/share. - Petrobras as 22.82 Billion. The Stock shows P/E value of 320.29 and Forward P/E of 49.63. The stock is performing -8.41% year to date. The stock is down -18.35% in this year through last close, and the beta ratio has a value of 1.12. Read More

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Tony Pulis says West Brom interested in John Terry move

Tony Pulis says West Brom interested in John Terry move

But any attempts to lure the player from Stamford Bridge, is surely a lost cause with Blues boss Antonio Conte maintaining he wants to keep Terry, despite limiting his involvement this season. "I prefer to face this type of situation - my situation, my players' situation - at the end of the season when it'll be the right time for everyone", said Conte, according to ESPN . Read More

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Watch Charlie Hall interview Northwestern teammates

Watch Charlie Hall interview Northwestern teammates

However, much to Charlie's disappointment, no player has ever swatted the basketball from his hands and yelled "No soup for you!" Watch her react when her boy grabs a rebound. She said: "We do not miss a game-either physically or on TV". Julia Louis-Dreyfus might be the Veep, but she's first and foremost a proud mom. "It's just a matter of our production schedule". Read More

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Congress wins Punjab, as AAP fails to make impact

Congress wins Punjab, as AAP fails to make impact

In Majitha seat, SAD's Bikram Singh Majithia was leading. After one and half hour of counting, the Congress led in 8 of the 40 constituencies and the BJP in 7 while AAP is yet to make gains in any constituencies. Kejriwal and other AAP leaders must have been hoping for a repeat of the Delhi victory in Punjab and Goa, so that they could then set their sights on the parliament in 2019. Read More

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Singapore comment: Jurgen Klopp is wrong for Liverpool

Singapore comment: Jurgen Klopp is wrong for Liverpool

However, it seems as though there are some who aren't happy with the German tactician, as "Klopp out" was seen spray painted on the wall outside of the Melwood training complex. "With Burnley , you know what to expect". It will be hard. "We need to create an atmosphere and use advantage of Anfield ". We need to feel free for playing football. Read More

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American Airlines announces new summer routes from DFW, five other hubs

American Airlines announces new summer routes from DFW, five other hubs

The schedule anticipates a morning flight will leave O'Hare at 9:20 a.m. every day and arrive in Boise at 12:25 p.m. American said tickets can be purchased on its website (aa.com) beginning Sunday. The American service will expand the number of PTI's nonstop flights to 54, though Allegiant Airlines' flights to the St. Petersburg/Clearwater and Orlando airports are not daily. Read More

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Waymo Asks Court to Halt Uber's Self-Driving Cars

Waymo Asks Court to Halt Uber's Self-Driving Cars

Along with asking that Uber be prevented from using stolen LiDar tech, Waymo has also demanded fast tracked justice. Update March 10th, 2017, 2:18PM ET: Waymo has filed additional documents in its lawsuit against Uber, including testimony from Pierre-Yves Droz, a principle hardware engineer at Google who previously co-founded a company called 510 Systems with Levandowski. Read More

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Carolina Panthers trade Kony Ealy to New England Patriots

Carolina Panthers trade Kony Ealy to New England Patriots

His inability to carry the Super Bowl momentum into 2016 and his impending free agency made him a player who wasn't hard for the Patriots to acquire, as the team will only move down a round in the draft order. The trade gives the Patriots some more depth at defensive end, while it only cost them eight spots in the draft. However, Ealy racked up three sacks, a forced fumble, fumble recovery and interception against the Broncos in a dominant Super Bowl 50 performance. Read More

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Pregnant Ciara Involved in Car Wreck in Los Angeles

Pregnant Ciara Involved in Car Wreck in Los Angeles

According to TMZ , the "Promise" singer was operating her Mercedes SUV when a Volvo crashed into the passenger side of the auto. Police said Ciara and the Volvo driver exchanged information, TMZ reported. A source close to Ciara reportedly told People that the singer was fine. Her husband, Russell Wilson , did not appear to be in the auto during the accident. Read More

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The US and North Korea Are Playing Ballistic Missile Cat and Mouse

The US and North Korea Are Playing Ballistic Missile Cat and Mouse

It was not clear the exact type of missile fired, but the tests will be viewed as a provocation by the Trump administration, which is working on its policy for North Korea. "All consequences entailed from this will be borne by the U.S. and the ROK". Otherwise, China's objection to THAAD is puzzling because the system can not threaten China's nuclear deterrent-unless it was pointed at South Korea. Read More

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Why to buy the Nintendo Switch

Why to buy the Nintendo Switch

Across Europe, Nintendo Switch has sold more units over its launch weekend than any other Nintendo hardware in history - whether that be home consoles or handhelds. It remains to be seen whether the Nintendo Switch will be capable of matching the 100 million sales of the original Wii, but all signs point to sales surpassing the, er, 13.56 million Wii U units sold over the past four years. Read More

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Artist / cartoonist Bill Leak has died, age 61

Artist / cartoonist Bill Leak has died, age 61

Look, I can only assume that a lot of people genuinely believe that freedom of speech means the legal right to hurl abuse. Whittaker said at that event he "spoke with his trademark wit and wisdom to a room filled with friends, colleagues and fans, all of whom wished him well and expressed great appreciation of his strength and his unwavering commitment to free speech and true Australian values". Read More

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Netflix And Other Streaming Services Will Launch On Nintendo Switch 'In Time'

What we say is that the philosophy that Nintendo has from a development standpoint is that for every platform, we want to have at least one (each) of our classic franchises. There's also a new wave of niche streaming services to choose from, including Seeso, Shudder, Filmstruck, and Boomerang. Instead you'll have to look to something like the Nvidia Shield Tablet, which can play exclusive games at home or on the move and also do everything a standard Android device can. Read More

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