‘We asked Trump to stop playing YMCA’ – Village People singer Victor Willis

The Village People classic, YMCA, is regularly played at Donald Trump’s campaign rallies – with the US president often seen dancing to it. But the disco group’s lead singer, Victor Willis, told BBC World News America that he does not endorse Mr Trump – and has even asked him to stop playing their music. Read more: How Trump and Biden’s playlists pump up the fans Source link

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UK government admits training Nigeria’s ‘brutal’ SARS police unit : worldnews

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Canada Judge Sides With Huawei CFO On Some Claims But Does Not Dismiss U.S. Extradition Case

VANCOUVER/TORONTO: A judge has blocked an attempt by Canada’s attorney general to get parts of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s arguments dismissed in the case to extradite her to the United States, according to a ruling released on Thursday. However, the judge sided with the attorney general in agreeing that Meng’s arguments were not strong enough to warrant an immediate dismissal of the case. The ruling comes as a week-long witness testimony is underway in the British Columbia Supreme Court, in a different part of the same extradition case.…

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Real estate company behind Canada’s most popular malls embedded cameras inside its digital information kiosks at 12 malls in major cities to collect millions of images, used facial recognition technology without customers’ knowledge or consent — according to investigation by privacy commissioners : worldnews

The investigation found the technology was used in five provinces at the following malls: CF Market Mall (Calgary) CF Chinook Centre (Calgary) CF Richmond Centre (Richmond, B.C.) CF Pacific Centre (Vancouver) CF Polo Park (Winnipeg) CF Toronto Eaton Centre (Toronto) CF Sherway Gardens (Toronto) CF Fairview Mall (Toronto) CF Lime Ridge (Hamilton, Ont.) CF Markville Mall (Markham, Ont.) CF Galeries d’Anjou (Montreal) CF Carrefour Laval (Laval, Que.) Saskatchewan and the Atlantic Provinces missed out………again Source link

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US election 2020: What to look out for on election night

Different states have different rules for how – and when – to count postal ballots, meaning there will be large gaps between them in terms of reporting results. Some states, like Florida and Arizona, begin pre-processing ballots weeks before 3 November. Others, like Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, won’t touch these votes until election day, meaning they’ll likely be slower to count. Source link

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Judge Sides With Huawei CFO On Some Claims But Does Not Dismiss U.S. Extradition Case

VANCOUVER/TORONTO: A judge has blocked an attempt by Canada’s attorney general to get parts of Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou’s arguments dismissed in the case to extradite her to the United States, according to a ruling released on Thursday. However, Holmes sided with the attorney general in agreeing that Meng’s arguments were not strong enough to warrant an immediate dismissal of the case. The ruling comes as a week-long witness testimony is underway in the British Columbia Supreme Court, in a different part of the same extradition case. Meng’s…

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“India Stands With France In Fight Against Terrorism”: PM Modi : worldnews

This is the best tl;dr I could make, original reduced by 61%. (I’m a bot) PM Modi strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in France. Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly condemned on Thursday the recent terrorist attacks in France, including the heinous attack inside a church in Nice, and asserted that India stands with the country in the fight against terrorism. “Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and the people of France. India stands with France in the fight against terrorism,” he said. Extended Summary…

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For Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google business is booming

Related Topics Coronavirus pandemic image copyrightReuters Business is booming for America’s tech giants. Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google reported sales and profits figures on Thursday covering the three months to 30 September – and there was a common thread: growth shows no sign of slowing. 1. Amazon is king The cardboard boxes and delivery trucks were an early sign – and now we’ve got more proof: Amazon continues to be one of the biggest winners from the pandemic. Sales at the internet giant shot to $96.1bn in the three months…

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