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‘Data breaches are part of life’? Theft of list from MASSIVE privacy-annihilating facial recognition database downplayed by firm

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Facial-recognition tool Clearview AI has had its client list stolen, though the secretive corporation, which boasts billions of scraped photos in its archive, insists no servers were breached and that the security flaw is fixed. The hacker “gained unauthorized access” to Clearview’s customer list, the shadowy firm told customers on Wednesday in an email obtained Read More

Holocaust-themed carnival celebration in Spain sparks outrage

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A Holocaust-themed parade in Spain featuring dancing Nazis and concentration camp prisoners stoked outrage from the Israeli government and Auschwitz museum. The Monday parade was part of a carnival celebration in Campo de Criptana – a town in central Spain, about 100 miles southeast of Madrid – and El Chaparral Cultural Association was the group Read More

Trump accuses cable TV of making coronavirus look ‘as bad as possible’

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump accused two cable TV news channels of presenting the danger from the coronavirus in as bad a light as possible and upsetting financial markets, as public health officials warned Americans to prepare for a likely outbreak. Trump on Wednesday wrote on Twitter that CNN and MSNBC, both of Read More

Taco Bell CEO says chain will add fake meat: ‘Plant-based protein has a place on the menu’

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Taco Bell seems to be willing to givefake-meat a go, after previously stating the brand would not be “leaning into that” space. Current Taco Bell CEO Mark King reportedly said in an interview that the fast-food chain would be rolling out fake meat in the next year. WENDY’S MOCKS BURGER KING’S NEW FRENCH FRY SANDWICH Read More

Clive Cussler: Dirk Pitt novels author dies aged 88

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Clive Cussler, the author of the popular Dirk Pitt adventure novel series, has died aged 88. He wrote more than two dozen novels, including Sahara and Raise the Titanic, and sold more than 100 million books. Writing on Twitter, Cussler’s wife said: “It is with a heavy heart that I share the sad news that Read More

Michael Medwin: Shoestring actor dies aged 96

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British actor Michael Medwin has died in hospital in Bournemouth at the age of 96. Best known for playing radio station boss Don Satchley in TV’s Shoestring, he was a prolific supporting player who appeared in films with Michael Caine, Sean Connery and Albert Finney. Alongside Finney, he also produced such films as Lindsay Anderson’s Read More

‘Immediate evacuation’: Flood barriers ‘overwhelmed’ by rising water forces English town residents to flee (PHOTOS/VIDEOS)

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Police have ordered an “immediate evacuation” in the Shropshire town of Ironbridge in England, after rising water levels in the River Severn burst temporary flood barriers. Two “danger to life” flood warnings had been issued by authorities for Ironbridge and nearby Shrewsbury, following days of torrential rain. The situation escalated on Wednesday, when West Mercia Read More

‘The end of an era’: Tennis reacts to Russian ace Maria Sharapova’s retirement

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Maria Sharapova has left an indelible mark on the women’s tennis game, say legions of the Russian’s fans reacting on social media to the five-time Grand Slam winner’s announcement that she has called time on her career. The 32-year-old announced her retirement Wednesday in a heartfelt post to Instagram and an accompanying essay penned for Read More

Josh Hawley: Coronavirus outbreak was ‘epic failure’ by China, but Americans should not panic

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An”all hands on deck effort” is needed from here on out to combat thecoronavirus in the United States,Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley said Wednesday, criticizing China for an “epic failure of leadership.” In an interview on “Fox & Friends” with hosts Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt, and Brian Kilmeade, Hawley said that while there are potential Read More

One American woman is trying to bring down Pornhub (but her fight isn’t against porn)

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Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition to shut down Pornhub, and more join every day. Laila Mickelwait, who started it, says her fight is not about politics or ideology, it’s about stopping rape and child abuse. Since the website’s inception in 2007, Pornhub is one of the most accessed pornography websites around Read More