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NYU researchers in showdown with Facebook over data collection

CBS News Monday, 26 October 2020
Social network wants researchers to stop collecting data showing who is being micro-targeted by political ads.
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Economist: Controlling COVID-19 is the "No. 1 priority" for economic recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause economic hardship for so many here in the United States and around the world. Paul Romer, University Professor in..
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Former rugby player to run seven marathons in seven days [Video]

Former rugby player to run seven marathons in seven days

Former Leeds Rhino player, Kevin Sinfield, is running seven marathons over seven days for his friend and former teammate Rob Burrow. It is to raise money for the 38-year-old who was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease last year. The Leeds Rhinos director of rugby is aiming to raise £77,777 in support of both Burrow and the Motor Neurone Disease Association. The number seven was most associated with Burrow throughout his playing career. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Why some social media users are making the switch to Parler

Some conservatives say Facebook and Twitter have left them feeling "ostracized." Now, they're turning to sites criticized for allowing misinformation and..
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Woman who sued NHS welcomes puberty blockers ruling [Video]

Woman who sued NHS welcomes puberty blockers ruling

A woman who began taking puberty blockers when she was 16 before "de-transitioning" has said she is "delighted to see that common sense has prevailed" after a landmark High Court ruling. Keira Bell, 23, took legal action against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust, which runs the UK's only gender identity development service for children, arguing that children cannot properly consent to taking puberty blockers. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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Former Tory leader won't back government on vote [Video]

Former Tory leader won't back government on vote

Former leader of the Conservative party, Iain Duncan Smith, has said he will not be supporting the government as MPs vote on whether to accept the new revised tiering restrictions in England. The MP for Chingford and Woodford Green questioned the government's plans and called for "some just process, due process, that goes along in a reasonable way". Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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PM fends off questions from his party over tier system [Video]

PM fends off questions from his party over tier system

Boris Johnson has attempted to ease concerns from fellow Conservative MPs over the incoming Covid tier system. MPs are due to vote on new restrictions, but the Prime Minister is facing a possible revolt from Tory backbenchers who are displeased with regional lockdown plans. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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