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Source: Common Domain

Want Our Personal Data Pay for It

Sunday 06:05 GMT

If Facebook and Google refuse to pay users for their data, these other companies are big and sophisticated enough to pay for data instead.

To understand what regulation is appropriate, we need to understand the source of the problem: the absence of a real market in data, with true property rights for data creators. Even Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg testified that he thought new federal rules were “inevitable.”

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Source: NBC News

Did Trump stay overnight in Russia in 2013 Evidence points to yes

Saturday 22:46 GMT

President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he didn’t stay in Russia overnight during his 2013 visit to the country — part of his explanation for why the salacious allegations from the Steele dossier couldn’t be true, according to the Comey memos that were released Thursday evening.

From previous news reports, as well as NBC News’ own reporting — strongly suggests that Trump did stay at least one night in Moscow in November 2013.

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Source: DW

Switzerland: Campaign against 'welfare detectives' gets support of thousands

Sunday 06:05 GMT

GPS tracking devices on cars; private detectives following suspects to the grocery store; secretly-snapped photos of people out to lunch with friends: Such descriptions sound like they come from a spy movie, but they are actually actions carried out by so-called "welfare detectives" in Switzerland.

Send Facebook Twitter Google+ Whatsapp Tumblr linkedin stumble Digg reddit Newsvine. In the nearly three weeks since their campaign launched, over 10,000 people have pledged their support online — downloading a PDF of the required signature form, printing it out and then mailing it in.

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Source: Reuters

Avicii, Swedish electronic dance music artist and DJ, dead at 28

Saturday 22:46 GMT

(Reuters) - Swedish DJ and record producer Avicii, one of the biggest stars of electronic dance music (EDM) in Europe, was found dead on Friday at the age of 28, his U.S. publicist said.

Fellow British DJ Calvin Harris called his death “devastating news,” adding on Twitter that Avicii was: “a beautiful soul, passionate and extremely talented with so much more to do.”. EDM artist Deadmau5 said in a post on Twitter: “Nobody can deny what he has accomplished and done for modern dance music and im (sic) very proud of him.” Former One Direction member Liam Payne said via Twitter that Avicii’s demise was “very very sad news way (too) young ... what a talent he was.”

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Source: Common Domain

Sen. Chris Coons Announces Opposition to Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State

Saturday 22:46 GMT

Sen. Chris Coons (D., Del.) said Friday that he won’t support Mike Pompeo as secretary of state, putting the current Central Intelligence Agency director on track for a negative recommendation from the committee assessing his nomination.

Under Senate procedures, the nomination could still be brought to the Senate floor, where the math is more favorable for Mr. Pompeo and he is likely be confirmed.

Source: New York Times

After Late Vote Switch, Senate Panel Approves Pompeo for Secretary of State

Today 11:49 GMT
Source: CTV

9 dead, 16 injured after van strikes pedestrians in Toronto, sources say suspect is Alek Minassian

Today 11:49 GMT
Source: NBC News

Nine killed, 16 injured in Toronto after van strikes pedestrians

Today 11:49 GMT
Source: DW

Armenia: Serzh Sargsyan resignation a blow to Russia foreign policy

Today 07:03 GMT
Source: Global News

George H.W. Bush hospitalized two days after wife Barbara’s funeral

Today 09:58 GMT
Source: ABC News

Princess Kate gives birth to a boy

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: CTV

Royal baby: It's another boy for Kate and William

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Tencent Music: Tune In, But Don’t Turn On Yet

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: BBC

The words that change what colours we see

Monday 15:27 GMT
Source: Common Domain

Don’t blame oil prices for a narrowing gap in government bond yields, says BMO

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: New York Times

‘I Feel Pretty’ and the Rise of Beauty-Standard Denialism

Today 11:48 GMT
Source: The Week

The way we teach morality

Sunday 09:54 GMT
Source: Global News

Streaming has changed the way we deal with music — let us count the ways: Alan Cross

Sunday 14:30 GMT
Source: BBC

Could the royal baby boost the economy?

Today 11:49 GMT

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