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Social media firms faces huge hate speech fines in Germany

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Justice Minister Heiko Maas thinks Facebook and Twitter are worse than Google at removing hateful content German ministers have approved plans to fine social media firms up to 50m euros ($53.3m; £42.7m) if they fail to remove hate speech and fake news quickly.The proposed...

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Toshiba’s Westinghouse fired chairman two days before bankruptcy filing | Reuters

By Makiko Yamazaki | TOKYO TOKYO Westinghouse Electric Co LLC fired its chairman two days before the U.S....

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EU clears ChemChina takeover of Syngenta with conditions | Reuters

By Foo Yun Chee | BRUSSELS BRUSSELS ChemChina won EU antitrust approval on Wednesday for its $43 billion...

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Alastair Cook to miss Essex’s County Championship opener due to hip injury | Sport

Alastair Cook will miss Essex’s first Specsavers County Championship match of the season against Lancashire at Chelmsford because of a...

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Joy of Six: Formula One overtakes | Sport

1) Mika Hakkinen on Michael Schumacher (Belgium, 2000) “It was a great overtaking manoeuvre,” Mika Hakkinen said after winning a...

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In reversal, Bannon removed from National Security Council role

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