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FILE PHOTO: A 3D-printed Facebook logo standing on PC motherboard is seen in this illustration picture, October 26, 2017. Picture taken October 26, 2017. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

Facebook launches its own global cryptocurrency: Libra

Facebook Inc plans to launch a cryptocurrency called Libra next year as part of its wider efforts to expand beyond social networking into e-commerce and global payments. Facebook said it has linked with 28 partners to form Libra Association, a Geneva-based entity governing its new digital coin, which it will ...

Corbyn turns down invitation to state banquet with Trump

The Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, joins Lib Dem chief Vince Cable and Commons Speaker Jon Bercow in declining to attend a state banquet to honour the US President Donald Trump. The Leader of the Opposition said: "Theresa May should not be rolling out the red carpet for a state ...

Netanyahu to name settlement in disputed Golan Heights after Trump

The newly-re-elected Israeli Prime Minister Biyamin Netanyahu vowed today to name a settlement in the Golan Heights after Donald Trump.  The move by newly elected Netanyahu is to thank Trump for flouting international law and recognising Israeli sovereignty over the lands just before the Israeli elections. Israel captured the region ...

Julian Assange

What isn’t being reported about Julian Assange

...By a fellow whistleblower The barbarity of wars In Franz Kafka's story Metamorphosis, a travelling salesman, Gregor Samsa, wakes up one morning to discover that he has turned into a giant insect. This is not dissimilar to what has happened to Julian Assange. Tired of his uncomfortable presence in the ...

AeroMexico use ‘DNA Discount’ to troll anti-Mexican sentiment in US

AeroMexico has launched "DNA discounts" as part of a marketing push trolling anti-Mexican sentiment in the US. The airline took to the American Deep South to interview resident's on their attitudes towards travelling to Mexico. Several interviewees expressed their dislike of the country, saying they have no interest in visiting. One ...

US Midterms: Marginal gains with huge implications expected

The Midterms are expected to return marginal gains that could have huge implications on US politics according to early indicators. Spread betting data shows electoral shocks across key states could be in the offing, with the Republican’s slim majority likely to be upset by marginal swings. But political experts predict ...

Roy Moore sues for $93m for this Sacha Baron Cohen prank:

Former US right wing senator Roy Moore is suing TV prankster Sacha Baron Cohen, as well as Showtime and CBS which air his Who Is America? show in a $93m lawsuit after a hilarious sketch which mocked the former conservative judge’s sex offence allegations. The lawsuit says that the show ...

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