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France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech

France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speechFacebook will allow French regulators to “embed” inside the company to examine how it combats online hate speech, the first time the wary tech giant has opened its doors in such a way, President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday. From January, Macron’s administration will send a small team of senior civil servants to the company for six months to verify Facebook’s goodwill and determine whether its checks on racist, sexist or hate-fuelled speech could be improved. “It’s a first,” Macron told the annual Internet Governance Forum in Paris.



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Excerpts of Macron speech to world leaders at WWI memorial

Excerpts of Macron speech to world leaders at WWI memorialPARIS (AP) — Excerpts from the address French President Emmanuel Macron gave before world leaders Sunday at the memorial for the centennial of the World War I armistice.



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Muslim Congresswoman-Elect Ilhan Omar Began Victory Speech With Islamic Blessing

Muslim Congresswoman-Elect Ilhan Omar Began Victory Speech With Islamic BlessingIlhan Omar, one of the first two Muslim women elected to U.S. Congress, began



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Beto O’Rourke Drops The F-Bomb In His Concession Speech

Beto O’Rourke Drops The F-Bomb In His Concession SpeechBeto O'Rourke ended his Texas campaign for Senate as a true maverick on



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Proclaims ‘We Made History’ In Electrifying Victory Speech

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Proclaims ‘We Made History’ In Electrifying Victory SpeechProgressive Democrat and political newcomer Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez



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In Fiery Speech, Stacey Abrams Promises 'Every Single Vote' Will Be Counted

In Fiery Speech, Stacey Abrams Promises 'Every Single Vote' Will Be CountedWith the Georgia gubernatorial race likely headed toward a runoff after a day



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Beto O'Rourke Delivers Emotional Concession Speech After Midterms Loss

Beto O'Rourke Delivers Emotional Concession Speech After Midterms LossA visibly exhausted Beto O'Rourke conceded the Texas Senate race Tuesday



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On Day Of Mass Shooting, Trump Jokes He Nearly Canceled Speech Due To 'Bad Hair Day'

On Day Of Mass Shooting, Trump Jokes He Nearly Canceled Speech Due To 'Bad Hair Day'On the day of a horrific shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue that claimed the



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Saudi crown prince to make first speech since Khashoggi murder

Saudi crown prince to make first speech since Khashoggi murderSaudi Arabia’s crown prince is scheduled to address an investment forum in Riyadh Wednesday, his first public speech since the murder of critic Jamal Khashoggi plunged the kingdom into crisis. Organisers of the glitzy flagship Future Investment Initiative listed Prince Mohammed bin Salman among the “top speakers” for the second day of the three-day conference, after he made a brief appearance on Tuesday. The crown prince is likely to appear on a panel alongside Lebanon’s prime minister-designate Saad Hariri, whose resignation in a televised address from the Saudi capital in mysterious circumstances last year sparked rumours he was being held against his will.



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Excerpts from Turkish president's speech on writer's death

Excerpts from Turkish president's speech on writer's deathANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave details Tuesday about the investigation into the Oct.2 killing of Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul. Some excerpts from his speech to lawmakers:



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