Nick Clegg rejects Facebook break-up calls backed by Kamala Harris

California Democrat favours action against social media giant but former deputy PM says new employer a great American success Facebook head of global affairs Nick Clegg has rejected calls for the social media giant to be broken up, an idea gaining currency among contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, with Kamala Harris seemingly its latest convert. Earlier this week, Facebook has led such calls on the campaign trail. Clegg, 52, was deputy prime minister to David Cameron between 2010 and 2015. He spoke to CNNs Reliable Sources on Sunday. Hughes, he said, had quite rightly highlighted complex issues affecting Facebook, such as data use, privacy and election interference. But, he said, chopping a great American success story into bits is …

US issues fresh warning to UK over Huawei

The news provoked controversy, with reports several of Prime Minister Theresa May’s senior cabinet ministers had warned against the move. Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionEmily Taylor from the Royal Institute of International Affairs explains what worries security experts about 5G. The US expressed serious concerns at the time, since, along with Australia and New Zealand, it belives the Chinese firm is a security risk because of its ties to the state. Responding to Mr Strayer’s intervention, Mrs May’s official spokesman said: “Our position has always been that where national security concerns arise in any foreign investment the government will assess the risks and consider what course of action to take.” China’s ambassador in London said Britain …

Let’s F*cking Calm Down About Kylie’s Instagram Caption Betches

I guess I will just assume my role as the Betches resident Kylie Jenner response team (of one), because today everyone on the damn internet was in a frenzy about Kylie Jenner’s Instagram tribute to Travis Scott. First of all, now that I used the phrase “everyone on the damn internet” in earnest, please change my name to Gertrude and my age to 80, effective immediately. *Shakes fist at the sky* Great, now that you all have gotten off my lawn, let’s take a moment to dissect the caption that Kylie Jenner posted in honor of Travis Scott’s birthday. Travis turned 28 years old today, and Kylie is only 21, a fact that slightly shocks me, even though I definitely …

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Hey – my friend Louise just came out with a brand new paper edition of TheEssential Keto Cookbook. And she’s giving away a limited number for FREE — you just cover a small amount for shipping and handling (international shipping is a bit more). If you don’t know Louise, she’s the co-founder of The Keto Summit, and a phenomenal cook! Her Keto cookbook is packed with 100+ keto recipes covering everything from breakfast to dinner to snacks (and desserts!). Every recipe is designed to help you feel energized, regain your health, lose weight, and keep you in ketosis. Of course, all recipes are 100% keto (sugar-free, low-carb, gluten-free, grain-free, paleo, dairy-free, and legume-free) and 100% delicious. Just look at what …

Huawei leak not criminal offence, police say

He said it had been “badly mishandled”, both by Prime Minister Theresa May and the senior civil servant who led the investigation. All you need to know about Huawei’s problems UK at odds with cyber-allies over Huawei Profile: Gavin Williamson A leak from the security council’s discussions led to reports in the Daily Telegraph about a plan to allow Huawei limited access to help build the UK’s new 5G network. The newspaper also reported on warnings from within cabinet about possible risks to national security over any deal with the Chinese firm. The National Security Council is made up of senior cabinet ministers, all of whom have signed the Official Secrets Act. It holds confidential weekly meetings, chaired by the …

Federal judge says Coast Guard officer accused of terror attack plot will be released from detention

(CNN)A federal judge in Maryland said Thursday that Christopher Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of plotting a domestic terror attack, will be released from detention. “He’s got to have a whole lot of supervision,” Day said. “Somebody who’s got eyes and ears on him like nobody’s business.” Prosecutors say Hasson is a white supremacist who had a hit list that included prominent Democratic politicians as well as several journalists from CNN and MSNBC. Hasson conducted an internet search for “are Supreme Court justices protected” before searching for the home addresses of two unnamed justices, court documents revealed. The documents say Hasson espoused extremist and white supremacist views, and searched online for the “best” gun with which to kill African …

Hey, quick question: What color is this !@#$ shoe?

Welcome, friends, to the depths of spring! The time of year where our fancies turn us away from all the work we have to do and towards a question of utmost importance: WHAT COLOR IS THIS BLEEPING SHOE? Before I show you the shoe — it’s imperative I remind you that it joins a proud tradition of family/friendship destroyers that include The Dress, The Jacket, and, most recently, the monstrosity that was Laurel and Yanny.  So be forewarned: it might totally ruin your day. And also your latest relationship. And your sense of right and wrong. And now: Is this shoe pink and white or grey and green? Image via Twitter. Of course, the internet (or at least several thousand …

This Is What The Forgotten 7 Wonders Of The Ancient World Really Looked Like In Their Prime

What is the first thing you do before planning a trip? Hop on the convenient TripAdvisor or one of thousands other websites available for advice, must-see destinations, trip highlights and candid travelers’ photos. Before the magical power of the Internet, people had to discover everything first-hand and sharing their experience on social media wasn’t an option. Ancient tourists had to turn to scholarly advice when it came to beautiful sights to behold. And here is when the ultimate “must-see” list of Seven Wonders of the World came about. A list of the greatest examples of human ingenuity, remarkable architecture and genius engineering conducted by various Hellenic authors in guidebooks and poems dates from 1st-2nd century BC. Contributors to the list …

The Internet Just Discovered How Babies Are X-Rayed, And The Reactions Are Hilarious

Unless you need to get your child X-rayed, it’s probably not something you think about that often. But if you do, you probably have such questions as “how do they protect them from excessive radiation?” and “how the hell do you keep a child still for long enough to take the damn thing in the first place?” Well, the answer is something called, genuinely, a Pigg-O-Stat, and it’s ridiculously adorable, as the Internet has recently discovered. A tweet showing photos of the device in action has been retweeted over 140,000 times. – The device has been around since the 1960s, but if you’re getting your child X-rayed “this would make a hilarious viral photo” is probably the last thing on your …

Air Force Vet MJ Hegar Announces Bid To Unseat Texas Sen. John Cornyn

MJ Hegar ― a Texas Democrat who tried unsuccessfully to unseat Rep. John Carter (R-Texas) in 2018 ― has now set her sights higher, launching a campaign Tuesday morning to challenge three-term Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) in 2020.  the momentum she built with her last congressional campaign inspired her to continue her efforts to win public office. Even though she didn’t beat the eight-term Republican incumbent in Central Texas’ 31st Congressional District last fall, she only lost by around 3 percentage points. a campaign ad featuring her compelling personal story. She earned a Purple Heart after her military helicopter was shot down and later fought to loosen restrictions on women’s roles in the military. Hegar was raised by a single mother …

Arizona Lawmakers Liken Porn To Poison, Declare It A Public Health Crisis

In a 16-13 vote, the Arizona State Senate “Pornography is a crisis leading to a broad spectrum of individual and public health impacts,” the The measure, first introduced by Rep. Michelle Udall (R), also states that pornography normalizes violence against women and children, in addition to “increasing the demand for sex trafficking, prostitution and child pornography.” State Sen. Sylvia Allen (R) said porn is the “root problem” of many other issues facing society today.  told Arizona Central. said the bill will have zero impact during her response on the Senate floor.  Although pornography often depicts sexual violence, it does have its benefits. Porn is often used as a safe and accessible tool for people to test out different fantasies and …

The Existential Crisis Plaguing Online Extremism Researchers

A couple of hours after the Christchurch massacre, I was on the phone with Whitney Phillips, a Syracuse professor whose research focuses on online extremists and media manipulators. Toward the end of the call, our conversation took an unexpected turn. Phillips said she was exhausted and distressed, and that she felt overwhelmed by the nature of her work. She described a “soul sucking” feeling stemming in part from an ethical conundrum tied to researching the ills of online extremism and amplification. In a connected, searchable world, it’s hard to share information about extremists and their tactics without also sharing their toxic views. Too often, actions intended to stem the spread of false and dangerous ideologies only make things worse. The …

Yolanda Hadid SLAMMED For Encouraging Daughter Gigi To Be ‘On The Skinny Side’ In Resurfaced ‘RHOBH’ Clip! WATCH! – Perez Hilton

Yolanda Hadid is under fire for comments she made to her daughter, Gigi Hadid, in an unearthed clip from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Earlier this month, Bravo shared a nostalgic compilation of clips when Gigi and her sister, Bella Hadid, appeared on the hit franchise prior to striking it big in the modeling world. The video — titled “Gigi & Bella Hadid Before They Were Stars” — can be seen (below): However, after the resurfaced footage went viral, fans pointed out questionable things the now-55-year-old — who was then married to David Foster — said to her children, related to their diet and their bodies. Around the :25 mark, the Dutch television personality appeared to dissuade Gigi from …

House votes to restore net neutrality rules

(CNN Business)The House of Representatives on Wednesday passed a bill to restore net neutrality protections that were repealed by President Donald Trump’s Federal Communications Commission in a controversial move more than a year ago. “This legislation is a big-government solution in search of a problem,” Ajit Pai, the chairman of the FCC, said in a statement after the bill’s passage Wednesday. “The Internet is free and open, while faster broadband is being deployed across America. This bill should not and will not become law.” The latest legislative effort comes amid a legal showdown over the repeal. A collection of tech companies, advocacy groups and nearly two dozen states sued the FCC last year to challenge the repeal. Oral arguments in …

Woman freed after Dubai horse insult

The couple lived together in Dubai for eight months – where Pedro worked for HSBC – before Ms Shahravesh returned alone to the UK with the couple’s daughter. In 2016, she received divorce papers and discovered on Facebook that Pedro was remarrying. UAE ‘fines’ suspicious phone-check wife UAE spy-accused recovery will ‘take years’ Writing in Farsi on Facebook, Ms Shahravesh said: “I hope you go under the ground you idiot. Damn you. You left me for this horse.” In another post, she wrote: “You married a horse you idiot.” Ms Shahravesh was arrested in Dubai, part of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), on 10 March after travelling there for Pedro’s funeral following his death from a heart attack at the …

A topless selfie cost a middle school teacher her job. She’s fighting back citing gender discrimination.

Lauren Miranda, a middle school math teacher, was fired after a shirtless photo she sent to her boyfriend back in 2016 ended up in her student’s hands. Miranda didn’t choose to send the photos to her students — or anyone other than her boyfriend at the time. It’s quite baffling that the school that employed her felt justified in ending her employment for their distribution. But the case goes deeper than that. Miranda feels the consequence she endured has more to do with gender discrimination. She believes if she were a man, her job wouldn’t have been in jeopardy. That’s why she’s refusing to walk away without a fight. In addition to a $3 million gender discrimination suit — think …