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Row in FG sparked by allegations of sexism resolved

The row in Fine Gael sparked by allegations of sexism made a fortnight ago by Senator Catherine Noone has been resolved. At tonight’s meeting of Fine Gael TDs and Senators, party Chairman Martin Heydon read out correspondence from General Secretary Tom Curran saying the matter had been addressed. Senator Noone …

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An Indian Activist Faces Down Sex Traffickers

But Ms. Krishnan has made enemies, typically furious traffickers who have seen their profits dry up as girls are plucked off the streets by the police and placed in Prajwala’s shelters. Millions of women and children work as sex slaves in India. Ms. Krishnan said brushes with violence were part …

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Google adds video message feature to Duo

Google on Tuesday began rolling out a voicemail-like option for its video calling app Duo. If a user calls someone with Duo and their call is missed or declined, the user can record a video or voice message that’s up to 30 seconds long. After recording the message, the user …

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UK watchdog wants disclosure rules for political ads on social media

The UK’s data protection agency will push for increased transparency into how personal data flows between digital platforms to ensure people being targeted for political advertising are able to understand why and how it is happening. Information commissioner Elizabeth Deham said visibility into ad targeting systems is needed so that …

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Govt decides not to name children's hospital 'Phoenix'

The Government has officially dropped plans to name the new national children’s hospital ‘Phoenix’. The decision was revealed in a letter from Minister for Health Simon Harris to Dublin City Council. It follows a campaign by one councillor to name it after Dr Kathleen Lynn, a 1916 activist and founder of St Ultan’s …

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