Google tracks users who turn off location history

Google records users’ locations even when they have asked it not to, a report from the Associated Press has suggested. The issue could affect up to two billion Android and Apple devices which use Google for maps or search. The study, verified by researchers at Princeton University, has angered US law-makers. Google said in response that it More...

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IS conflict: Up to 30,000 fighters in Syria and Iraq – UN

Between 20,000 and 30,000 Islamic State (IS) militants remain in Syria and Iraq despite the group’s recent losses, according to a United Nations report. The report says that while many fighters, planners More...

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Lira crisis: Turkey to boycott US electronic goods over sanctions

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said his country will boycott US electronic products, after Washington imposed punitive sanctions on Ankara. “If [the US] has the iPhone, there’s More...

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Genoa motorway bridge collapses in Italy 'killing at least 10'

A major motorway bridge has collapsed near the Italian city of Genoa, leading to vehicles falling some 100m (328ft). Italian Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said it was likely to be “an immense tragedy”, More...

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Sweden cars: 80 set on fire by gangs in several cities

Dozens of cars have been set alight in Sweden overnight, in what police say may be a co-ordinated criminal action. Up to 80 vehicles were badly damaged by gangs of black-clad youths, beginning at about 21:00 More...

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Venezuela crisis: Maduro to curb fuel subsidies

Venezuela’s president has said its subsidised fuel prices should rise, to stop smugglers cheating the country out of millions of dollars. “Gasoline must be sold at an international price to stop smuggling More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Philip Wilson: Ex-archbishop in cover-up to be detained at home

A former Catholic archbishop will serve a maximum 12-month sentence in home detention for concealing child sexual abuse, an Australian court has ruled. The decision means Philip Wilson, who resigned as archbishop More...

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The city ranked as the most liveable in the world

Austrian capital, Vienna, has beaten Australia’s Melbourne to be named the world’s most liveable city. It’s the first time a European city has topped the rankings of the Economist Intelligence More...

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New Mexico compound boy 'died in ritual ceremony'

A boy whose remains were found in a remote desert compound in New Mexico died during a ritual ceremony, US prosecutors say. The boy’s remains were discovered after police rescued 11 malnourished children More...

By SLPundit On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Golden State Killer suspect charged with 13th murder

A man accused of a string of murders, rapes and burglaries in California as the so-called Golden State Killer has been charged with another murder. Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, has now been charged with 13 murders More...