Raids on trolls’ homes show Germany’s done with online hate speech

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Raids on trolls’ homes show Germany’s done with online hate speech
Police secure a stadium entrance prior to the German DFB Cup final soccer match.Image: clemens BILAN/EPA/REX/Shutterstock German police searched the homes of three dozen people on Tuesday, all of whom are accused of writing hateful messages on social media. The raids illustrate significant differences between how Germany treats hate speech online when compared with the […]

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While You Were Offline: The Media Crucified Yolo Minneapolis. Very Unfair! Sad!

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While You Were Offline: The Media Crucified Yolo Minneapolis. Very Unfair! Sad!
It’s not every day scientists discover seven new Earth-sized planets, but that definitely happened this week—and it wasn’t even the biggest deal to hit the world’s social feeds. The internet also showed online troll Milo Yiannopoulos the door. President Donald Trump continued his assault on the media at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Oh, […]

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Walmarts app will now let Pharmacy and Money Services customers skip the line

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Walmarts app will now let Pharmacy and Money Services customers skip the line
Walmart is today rolling out an updated app that will allow those visiting the storesPharmacy or Money Services desk toskip having to wait in line, the company says. Afterentering their personal information in the app, customers can order prescription refills or fill out other necessary paperwork from their phone. When they arrive at the store, […]

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The head of the world’s biggest advertising agency is losing sleep over Amazon

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The head of the world’s biggest advertising agency is losing sleep over Amazon
Amazon has WPP CEO Martin Sorrell shook.Image: Getty Images/Slaven Vlasic The mad men and women of the ad industry have plenty of reasons to toss and turn at night. Money is increasingly trickling from television commercials to digital media a market that Facebook and Google currently have in a duopolistic chokehold. Inter-agency competition is at […]

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Hurray for the Riff Raff: Trump is trying to convince us we have no rights

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Hurray for the Riff Raff: Trump is trying to convince us we have no rights
The bands leader, Alynda Lee Segarra, is defiantly Puerto Rican, but she wants to stand up for all Americas marginalised voices. Now, with a new concept album, she is doing just that Hurray for the Riff Raffs new album, Watch the video for Hungry Ghost, from The Navigator album In the spirit of Patti Smith […]

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LARARHEE-Cuddly Totoro Tissue Box Cover Home Bedroom Plush Tissue Holder New Home Gift

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LARARHEE-Cuddly Totoro Tissue Box Cover Home Bedroom Plush Tissue Holder New Home Gift
Size: about 23x12cm Made of high quality plush Color: Brown Condition: Brand New with Tag Good decor for your home, office and car Package includes: 1 pcs Totoro Tissue Box Cover Product Features Size: about 23x12cm Made of high quality plush Color: Brown Condition: Brand New with Tag Good decor for your home, office and […]

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Everything About First Trimester Pregnancy That Sucks Butt (So You Can Feel Less Alone As You Build That Baby)

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Everything About First Trimester Pregnancy That Sucks Butt (So You Can Feel Less Alone As You Build That Baby)
1. So you peed on a stick and a plus sign appeared. Yay! Except that statistically, theres a significant chance you might miscarry during the first 12 weeks after conception, which is fucking . I don’t care how healthy you are or how few miscarriages there’ve been amongst women in your family. Thevery possibility that […]

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Melbourne plane crash: CEO, lawyer, ex-FBI agent among Americans killed

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Melbourne plane crash: CEO, lawyer, ex-FBI agent among Americans killed
(CNN)A chartered plane crashed into an Australian mall, killing all five people on board — including a trio of notable Texans. A co-founder of a law firm. A retired CEO. A former FBI agent. The men were among four Americans killed shortly after the plane took off Tuesday from Melbourne’s Essendon Airport. Authorities have not […]

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What A Santa Did For A Hearing-Impaired Little Girl Is A Beautiful Gift Itself

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What A Santa Did For A Hearing-Impaired Little Girl Is A Beautiful Gift Itself
A little girl was visiting a Santa at a shopping mall, like countless other children do during the holidays, when something magical happened. Her mother let Santa know she had trouble hearing… And his response will fill you with joy (and Christmas spirit). Most adults don’t believe in Santa…but if he is real, it might […]

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Small plane crashes near Melbourne’s Essendon airport

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Small plane crashes near Melbourne’s Essendon airport
(CNN)A small chartered plane with five people aboard crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff from Melbourne’s Essendon airport Tuesday morning, Victoria police said. The DFO shopping center was not open for business when the plane went down around 9 a.m. local time, officials said. Victoria Minister for Police Lisa Neville told reporters on […]

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Tylko bags $3.1M to size up a bespoke furniture business

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Tylko bags $3.1M to size up a bespoke furniture business
Bespokeshelves cansell themselves if you make it easy enough for buyers to be designers. Thats the conviction driving Warsaw-based Tylko, which just closed a3 million (~$3.1 million) Series A round aiming to step up its app-based custom flat-pack furniture business with additional marketing muscle, while alsoworking to expand therange ofproducts it sells online. Investors in […]

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As Messengers bots lose steam, Facebook pushes menus over chat

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As Messengers bots lose steam, Facebook pushes menus over chat
Facebooks Messenger bots may not be having the impact the social network desired. Just yesterday, online retailer Everlane, one of the launch partners for the bot platform, announced it was ditching Messenger for customer notifications and returning to email. Following this, Facebook today announced an upgraded Messenger Platform, which introduces a new way for users […]

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World’s first rotating, shape-shifting tower planned for Dubai

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World’s first rotating, shape-shifting tower planned for Dubai
(CNN)Dubai is home to many man-made wonders: The world’s largest man-made island, the world’s largest shopping mall, the world’s tallest building. It may soon be adding a new one — the world’s first rotating skyscraper. It’s the brainchild of architect David Fisher of Dynamic Architecture.

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5 dead after small plane crashes into Melbourne shopping center

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5 dead after small plane crashes into Melbourne shopping center
(CNN)A small chartered plane with five people aboard crashed into a shopping center shortly after takeoff from Melbourne’s Essendon airport Tuesday morning, Victoria police said. All five people on board were killed in the crash, according to police. “It was a catastrophic plane crash, that has taken a number of lives. But certainly if we […]

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School prom dress guide draws body-shaming accusations

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School prom dress guide draws body-shaming accusations
(CNN)An Illinois high school has been accused of body-shaming after a 21-slide presentation about acceptable prom attire was published online. Boylan Catholic High School’s guide says that girl’s dresses should not have necklines low enough to show cleavage, and that the skirts of the dresses should hit below the mid-thigh. Critics have taken issue with […]

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