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End Of Online Free Speech: “‘Extinction-level’ event for web moves forward”

“Members of the European Parliament have voted to approve new web copyright rules and regulations that have been described by a prominent privacy organization as an “extinction-level” event. And even members of the lawmaking body are beginning to issue warnings … Continue reading

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“Sweden Election: Populists Win Biggest Ever Vote Share, Ruling Leftists Have Worst Result in 100 Years”

“The Sweden Democrats took 17.6 percent of the vote, only slightly behind the establishment ‘centre-right’ Moderate Party, who slipped to 19.8 percent. Meanwhile, the ruling Social Democrat Party gave their worst showing in a hundred years, while their Green Party … Continue reading

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“Seven Wounded… in Paris Knife Attack”

“Seven were wounded, four seriously, after an Afghan male went on a knife rampage in the 19th district of Paris late Sunday evening. The attacker, reported in French press to be a 31-year-old Afghan national male, started attacking passers-by outside … Continue reading

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Europe Open Borders: “African Migrants Threaten to Kill Italian Cargo Vessel Crew Who Rescued Them”

“African migrants threatened to kill the crew of the Italian cargo vessel who rescued them because they wanted to travel to the welfare havens of Europe and not be returned to a Libyan detention center. “The Italian coastguard picked up … Continue reading

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Facebook Invades Your Privacy: Scans Your Pictures

“When Facebook rolled out facial recognition tools in the European Union this year, it promoted the technology as a way to help people safeguard their online identities… But critics said people cannot actually control the technology — because Facebook scans … Continue reading

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Good News: “Italian Gun Ownership on the Rise as Populist Salvini Offers Stronger Self-Defence Laws”

“Firearms licences in Italy have increased by 13.8 percent in a single year and the populist Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is looking to liberalise home self-defence laws to allow Italians to confront intruders. New figures show that 4.5 million homes across the … Continue reading

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Europe: Battle Over Open Borders Begins

“Austria threatens to reinstate border checks if Germany turns away migrants at its southern frontier as EU leaders arrive in Brussels for crunch summit on how to tackle crisis” Chancellor Sebastian Kurz warned he would shut Austria’s borders to migrants … Continue reading

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