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    Fact Check: Trump’s Tweet About Germany

    Fraud (up 1.3 percent), computer fraud (a 2.8 percent increase) and drug offenses (9.2 percent higher) all rose, but the number of illegal border crossings dropped 79.9 percent. Photo Chancellor Angela Merkel with her coalition partners, Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, leader of the Christian Social Union, left, and Martin Schulz, leader of the Social Democratic […]

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    Majority of Austrians support closing of mosques as govt battles ‘political Islam’ – poll

    The Austrian government’s push against “political Islam” has drawn popular support, a recent poll shows. While more than 60 percent approve of the measures, 14 percent of the respondents say they were “too soft.” A survey conducted by Unique Research for Profile Magazine revealed that 66 percent of Austrians believe the government’s decision to shut […]

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    A Third of Children Use Alternative Medicines

    Image A third of children under 19 are regular users of dietary supplements or alternative medicines. Using data from a large national health survey, researchers found that multivitamins were the most common supplements, followed by vitamin C, omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin D and melatonin. Three percent of male teenagers took bodybuilding supplements, and so did […]

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    Senators demand to know – why is Alexa still eavesdropping?

    Stories of Alexa’s tendency to eavesdrop have reached the ears of U.S. lawmakers, and they’re demanding answers. While the government has been focusing its privacy concerns mostly on Facebook and Google, Amazon has been under the radar, but no longer. Last week, senators sent questions about privacy to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. The letter, signed […]

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    Ancient electoral propaganda: Pompeii political slogans uncovered from ruins (PHOTOS)

    If you’ve ever wondered how people rose to power in Ancient Rome newly discovered political ads in the famous city of Pompeii offer fresh insight on the age-old practice of propaganda. The recently uncovered Latin inscriptions were found by archaeologists working in the Regio V area of the government protected park. The perfectly preserved messages, […]

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    Tech Tip: Two Tools to Protect Privacy Online

    TECH TIP Virtual private networks and ad blockers shield you in different ways, and can work together. Q. What is the difference in security protections between TunnelBear and Ghostery? A. Both programs are meant to protect your privacy and give you more online anonymity. But TunnelBear primarily encrypts your overall internet connection, and Ghostery blocks […]

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    Fake news: Russia dog execution image actually shot in Pakistan (PHOTO)

    A picture circulating online of an alleged dog cull in Russia actually depicts Pakistan, during an attempt to reduce the number of stray animals on the streets of Karachi in 2016. Ahead of the World Cup there were fears that Russia would try to exterminate stray dogs in time for the arrival of fans. However, […]

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    Israeli jets strike 9 targets in Gaza in response to ‘explosive kites & balloons’

    Published time: 18 Jun, 2018 04:55 Israeli Air Force jets have carried out a series of strikes on Gaza, reportedly destroying several Hamas military targets in retaliation to alleged arson attempts and “explosive kites and balloons” being launched at Israel. DETAILS TO FOLLOW These are terrorist acts that endanger Israeli residents living in southern Israel […]