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Texas shooting: The teachers who sacrificed their lives to protect children
"We have a wonderful year ahead of us!"
Texas Shooter Shared Plan On Facebook, Used AR-15 Rifle For Attack: Governor
Texas Shooting: Texas Governor said that gunman shared his plan--'I'm going to shoot an elementary school", on Facebook before arriving at the school.
"How Many More Children...": UN Body Slams US Over Texas Shooting
Texas School Shooting: The 19 children, a teacher, and a school staff member who set off for school in the morning will never return home to their families, Catherine Russell, executive director of UNICEF said.
Echoes of Sandy Hook massacre in Texas primary school shooting
Victims of the 2012 attack that killed 20 children and six adults condemn lack of progress on gun control.
‘Complete evil’: New details of deadly Texas shooting released
The gunman barricaded himself in the classroom at Uvalde primary school and shot ‘anyone in his way’, a Texas official says.
Elon Musk: “Tesla is building a hardcore litigation department where we directly initiate & execute lawsuits. The team will report directly to me.”
The Doers vs The Takers: Tesla is building a hardcore litigation department from where Tesla will directly initiate & execute lawsuits. Elon Musk is Looking for hardcore streetfighters, not white-shoe lawyers like Perkins or Cooley who t...
California parents could soon sue for social media addiction
California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation under a bill tha...
World Economic Forum Panelist Demands 'Recalibration' Of Free Speech.
Australian e Safety Commissioner Julie Inman called for a "recalibration" of free speech while speaking on a panel during the opening day of the World Economic Forum.
Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg personally sued over massive Cambridge Analytica data breach scandal
The political consultancy was accused in 2018 of illegally harvesting the personal data of as many as 87 million Facebook users and Facebook has been the subject of a number of lawsuits - but this is the first time Zuckerberg is being su...
14 children, 1 teacher killed in Texas school shooting: Governor
Governor Greg Abbott says 18-year-old gunman entered Robb Elementary School in small town of Uvalde, killing 15.
She thought a dark moment in her past was forgotten. Then she scanned her face online
Cher Scarlett, a software engineer, has a history of being misidentified by face-scanning technology, including one instance that may have surfaced a distant ancestor in a photo. So when she was introduced to an online facial-recognition...
Zuckerberg sued by DC attorney general over Cambridge Analytica data scandal
Karl Racine accuses Facebook co-founder of direct knowledge of policies that allowed firm to gather data of millions of Americans
'Straight up child abuse': Canadian gymnast quit at the age of 13 due to what she alleges was a horrific and abusive environment
Amelia Cline can still remember what she loved about gymnastics; the 32-year-old Canadian says it was the chance to explore the limits of gravity.
Morgan Freeman 'permanently banned' from entering Russia
Morgan Freeman is among 963 Americans who have been ‘permanently banned’ from entering Russia.
Trump claims immigrants are voting illegally. The real problem is foreign fatcats funding US campaigns
Non-Americans – whose interests don’t necessarily align with the interests of the US – assert growing influence over American politics
Facebook secretly planted op-eds in local papers to lobby against tech reform: report
Facebook used a front group to secretly plant op-eds in local newspapers nationwide in order to lobby Washington to back down from antitrust legislation aimed at improving competition in tech, acco…
Enough about Elon Musk's Twitter deal. It's time to talk about social media reform
While calls for coverage focused more on policy and less on personality are sounded often in media critiques, rarely has the need been so apparent as in the coverage the last month of Elon Musk's move to buy Twitter (TWTR).
‘Think Before You Link’: app launched to help social media users detect fake profiles
Ken McCallum, the director general of M15, said malicious profiles were being used on an ‘industrial scale’
"Mr President, We Made It": Ukrainian Soldiers' Counter-Offensive Reaches Russian Border
Russia-Ukraine War: Local officials in Ukraine's second city of Kharkiv in the north have said Russian troops were withdrawing from the surrounding region amid Ukrainian counter-attacks.
Social media companies asked to archive evidence of war crimes
Meta, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube have received notice from American politicians asking them to preserve content that could be used to prosecute war criminals.
Bitcoin plunges to 2020 low as investors run from growing global recession fears
The recent flight from risky assets is persisting with cryptocurrencies seeing a deep, broad-based sell-off because of investor turmoil over global economic prospects.
Former Twitter vice president on Donald Trump, Elon Musk, and billionaires' whims controlling social media
Bruce Daisley spent eight years working for Twitter and fears Elon Musk's proposed takeover could have major implications on the media with what we see and read being controlled by "who has got the biggest pile of cash".
Who’s really obsessed with sex, superfoods and ‘snowflakes’? It’s not the public
From the Daily Mail to the Express, the rightwing press has gone bananas. And it hates Britain
Opinion: Supreme Court mystery thickens
In the mid-1990s, a law student at Columbia University spent his spare time writing a thriller about the inner workings of the US Supreme Court. Brad Meltzer's "The 10th Justice" told the story of Ben Addison, a clerk to one of the justi...
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