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Schools close as spring snow storm tracks toward Maritime provinces

Schools close as spring snow storm tracks toward Maritime provinces

Schools are closing across the Maritime provinces as a spring snow storm tracks towards the region.
Canadians joining #DeleteFacebook amid fears of electoral meddling

Canadians joining #DeleteFacebook amid fears of electoral meddling

Privacy experts say numerous Canadians are taking to other social media platforms to join in on the #DeleteFacebook hashtag
Foreign election interference a reality, says Trudeau after Putin re-election

Foreign election interference a reality, says Trudeau after Putin re-election

Trudeau said the heavy use of social media and interference by foreign actors are the new reality in elections.
Witnesses: Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls

Witnesses: Boko Haram returns Nigerian kidnapped schoolgirls

Witnesses say Boko Haram militants have returned an unknown number of the 110 girls who were abducted from their Nigeria school a month ago.
Texas bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

Texas bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

The suspect in a spate of bombing attacks that have terrorized Austin over the past month blew himself up with an explosive device as authorities closed in
No opting out: Canadians to get emergency alerts on their phones soon

No opting out: Canadians to get emergency alerts on their phones soon

Canada’s wireless providers are preparing for a looming update to the National Public Alerting System
Liberals tried pilot project with Facebook data whistleblower in 2016: source

Liberals tried pilot project with Facebook data whistleblower in 2016: source

Cambridge Analytica has been accused of improperly using information from more than 50 million Facebook accounts
Sheriff: 1 student dead, 2 wounded in Maryland high school

Sheriff: 1 student dead, 2 wounded in Maryland high school

FBI is on scene
Ex-French president Sarkozy in custody on Gadhafi claims

Ex-French president Sarkozy in custody on Gadhafi claims

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing
How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

Facebook suspended Cambridge Analytica, a data-analysis firm worked for Trump’s 2016 campaign