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Venezuela election: Maduro anticipated to determine on second term 0

Venezuela election: Maduro anticipated to determine on second term

Venezuelans are heading to the polls on Sunday in an election boycotted by the opposition but expected to hand deeply unpopular President Nicolas Maduro a new mandate. Maduro, the political heir to the late leftist firebrand Hugo Chavez, has presided over an implosion of once wealthy oil producer Venezuela’s economy since taking office in 2013.…

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Fb’s Zuckerberg grilled more challenging all the plan by means of second hearing

In his second hearing on Capitol Hill to provide answers following revelations of a massive data privacy breach, Mark Zuckerberg faced tougher questions from US Congress regarding the social media giant’s policies. The Facebook CEO was also grilled about user privacy, data collection, political bias and the social network’s business model. Facebook has been in the spotlight since news broke…

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South Korea bans English education for first and 2d graders

Seoul, South Korea – South Korea has banned English language classes for first- and second-grade students in elementary schools to “minimise negative effects of early English education practices”. The ban, which came into effect on Thursday, is part of a policy that, the government says, is in line with a Constitutional Court ruling in 2016…

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US authorities shuts down for 2d time this year

As a partial US government shutdown went into effect on Friday, the Senate passed a massive two-year spending bill that would keep the government open through March 23 if passed by the House.  The Senate vote came in the early hours of Friday morning after Congress missed a midnight deadline to pass the measure and…