Facebook court filings hint at possible political future for Mark Zuckerberg

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Lawsuit over extent of CEOs control of company demonstrates committee voted to give him two-year leave if he serves in a government stance or office Mark Zuckerberg may intend to pursue government service while retaining control of Facebook, according to recently unsealed court filings in a case pitting the CEO against minority investors. The class-action […]

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Hundreds brave long, cold lines to snap up Snapchat Spectacles in New York

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Enthusiasm for Snapchats pop-up sale of video-capturing sunglasses bubbled into a second day as people camped out in hats, scarves and sweaters As temperatures dipped and high winds whistled down Manhattans Fifth Avenue on Tuesday hundreds waited in line for the chance to snap up this seasons must-have tech toy Snapchat Spectacles and the possibility […]

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Republicans repudiate climate change fears despite admonitions from scientists

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Ted Cruz has presented misinforming information in the Senate, scientists say, while Marco Rubio repudiates destroying our economy despite pleas for action coming from officials in his own state They have bloviated about carpet bombing, bickered about walls, and waxed anti-Muslim and -migrant, but over more than 16 hours of debate, the Republican candidates for […]

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Red list: ash trees and antelopes on the brink of extinction

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Scientists warn once-common species are disappearing faster than they can be counted as North Americas ash trees join IUCNs list of endangered species due to threat of an invasive beetle Native ash trees, abundant across North America, are on the brink of extinction as an invasive beetle ravages forests, according to the new red list […]

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‘We weren’t sure we’d make it’: Texans forced to flee take refuge in motels and diners

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Furniture was floating, homes were traps, but for many Texas residents the I-4 5 freeway was an escape road, and the motels and restaurants its sanctuaries Jennifer Shardlow figured it was time to evacuate when water poured through the walls and a snake swam through the kitchen. ” We still had a yard at midnight […]

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Pets displaced by California fires find a ‘little bit of home’ at strip mall

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Shasta Gateway mall outside Redding, California, is hosting about 463 animals including puppies, cats, birds and rabbits and an army of 400 volunteers At first glance, the Shasta Gateway mall outside Redding, California looks like any other American strip mall: a cracked, sun-beaten parking lot; a pizza place; a cell phone store. Except every time […]

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A topic tune for Trump supporters- stand by your conman | Emma Brockes

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Though the president is ruining life for his fanbase, many would vote for him again. And the sneery haters merely make things worse Every week for the past few months, news has emerged from across the US that Donald Trump advocates are suffering. In February it was farmers in Californias Central Valley, a demographic who […]

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Boris Johnson ‘sees no reason’ to withdraw Trump state visit invitation

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Foreign secretary backs Sadiq Khan after US chairpeople criticism but tells visit hosted by the Queen should go ahead Boris Johnson has said he sees no reason to rescind the invitation to Donald Trump for a state visit, despite the US chairmen assaults on the mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, after Saturdays terror attack. The […]

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