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U.S. citizen sues France over France-dot-com brouhaha

U.S. citizen sues France over France-dot-com brouhaha

Jean-Noël Frydman, who was born in France but now resides in America, is suing France's Ministry of Foreign Affairs for seizing the domain which he was using as "a "digital kiosk" for Francophiles and Francophones in the United States". He told technology website Ars Technica that it was a business through which he often collaborated with official agencies in France - at least until this March, when those agencies took the domain from him.


Cardinal George Pell will face court over child sex charges

Cardinal George Pell will face court over child sex charges

The 76-year-old, the most senior Catholic cleric to face criminal charges linked to the Church's long-running sexual abuse scandal, denies all the claims . Cardinal Pell will be required to enter a plea. One complainant died before today's hearing, and Wallington found another was medically unfit to deliver evidence at a trial.


United Kingdom government suffers Brexit defeat in House of Lords

United Kingdom government suffers Brexit defeat in House of Lords

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative government had previously indicated it would fight the motion when it returns to the House of Commons for debate in the coming weeks. "It is absolutely right that Parliament is able to scrutinise the final deal, and that is why we have already committed to giving both Houses a vote on the final deal".


United States pushing Saudis into war with Tehran: Iranian top leader

United States pushing Saudis into war with Tehran: Iranian top leader

Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that the US Department of Treasury has turned into "a war room" against Iran. "One of the ways to confront Iran is to provoke inexperienced rulers of the region", he said, in an apparent reference to Saudi Arabia's 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.


DNA in genealogy database leads to arrest of suspected serial killer

DNA in genealogy database leads to arrest of suspected serial killer

While the database was created for genealogical research, it is important that GEDmatch participants understand the possible uses of their DNA, including identification of relatives that have committed crimes or were victims of crimes. At the beginning of his presidency a year ago, President Donald Trump signed a bill, repealing internet privacy laws put in place by the Federal Communications Committee, which allowed users to have greater control over data collected by their internet service ...