Posts Tagged ‘Controversial’

NBA Playoffs Monday: Thunder earn controversial Game 2 victory

NBA Playoffs Monday: Thunder earn controversial Game 2 victory

The Thunder survived a wild final sequence that featured multiple missed calls to earn a Game 2 win to tie their series with the Spurs. Elsewhere, Cleveland held off Atlanta for a 1-0 series lead. ☰ The List ICYMI Say What Vine Of The Week googleplus facebook twitter up The Hawks are ready for...

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N.C. governor signs controversial transgender bill

N.C. governor signs controversial transgender bill

Shawn PriceRALEIGH, N.C., March 24 (UPI) — N.C. Gov. Pat McCrory signed a controversial bill that would stop transgender people from using the bathroom or locker rooms of the gender they identify as. Latest News – UPI.com

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Whitesboro, N.Y., votes to keep controversial seal some call racist

Whitesboro, N.Y., votes to keep controversial seal some call racist

Amy R. ConnollyWHITESBORO, N.Y., Jan. 12 (UPI) — Whitesboro, N.Y., residents voted to retain a village seal that seems to depict a white man choking a Native American. Top News – UPI.com

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China passes controversial anti-terrorism law to access encrypted user accounts

China passes controversial anti-terrorism law to access encrypted user accounts

China’s legislature unanimously passed a controversial anti-terrorism law on Sunday despite months of objections from major tech firms and Washington alike. Among other requirements, the new rules state that telecom operators and internet service providers must “provide technical support and assistance, including decryption” to Chinese authorities to help prevent and investigate terrorist activities. The...

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Duke wins first bowl since 1960 after controversial Indiana field goal miss

Duke wins first bowl since 1960 after controversial Indiana field goal miss

This game had a lot of chaos, just as expected. Indiana and Duke’s Pinstripe Bowl matchup went back and forth so many times you’d think it was a basketball game (Indiana and Duke are historically better at basketball than football, you see). And just like in basketball, Duke came out on top, winning 44-41...

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UK Home Secretary defends controversial surveillance bill, says it will stop cyberbullies

UK Home Secretary defends controversial surveillance bill, says it will stop cyberbullies

Privacy advocates and tech companies are speaking out vociferously against the UK’s new surveillance bill, but the country’s Home Secretary, Theresa May, says there’s no reason to worry. In a letter obtained by The Times, May says the Investigatory Powers Bill, as it’s called, won’t be put to use for just spying on citizens....

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France has a powerful and controversial new surveillance law

France has a powerful and controversial new surveillance law

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White House releases full text of controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership

White House releases full text of controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership

The White House has released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a major international trade agreement that has drawn criticism for years. The 30-chapter document was posted on both Medium and the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s site this morning, a month after representatives from the US and 11 other countries reached an agreement...

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Senate passes controversial CISA cybersecurity bill

Senate passes controversial CISA cybersecurity bill

In a 74 to 21 vote, the Senate has voted to pass the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act, or CISA, a bill that privacy advocates have long argued will quietly give the government invasive spying powers. The House has already passed similar legislation, and the two versions will now enter a conference committee, to be reconciled before being sent...

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The inheritor of the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series talks about the controversial new book

The inheritor of the Girl With The Dragon Tattoo series talks about the controversial new book

Biographer and novelist David Lagercrantz isn’t much known in America, but in his native Sweden, he’s as much of a superstar as a journalist-memoirist can be. He penned the hugely popular memoir I Am Zlatan Ibrahimović, and he’s written a number of non-fiction and fiction books about exceptional and extraordinary people. In 2013, Lagercrantz...

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