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Anti-extremism software to be used to tackle vaccine disinformation

From The Guardian World:   Vaccines and immunisation Redirection tool that confronts anti-vax theories under development by UK’s Moonshot Moonshot CVE’s software tool is being adapted to target those using anti-vaccination search terms. Photograph: Lucy Boyle Technology used to counter violent messages online from Islamic State and the far right

Trump renews racist attack on Squad: 'They're not capable of loving the US'

From The Guardian World:   Donald Trump President makes allegation without evidence in latest attacks Opinion: Of course Trump is a racist – and Wall Street knows it Ayanna Pressley speaks as Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib listen. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The furore over Donald Trump’s racist

Egypt expresses dismay to UK envoy over British Airways flight suspension

From Reuters Top News:   CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt’s aviation minister on Sunday expressed his dismay over British Airways’ decision to suspend flights to the Egyptian capital to the UK’s ambassador to Cairo. International Airlines Group’s (ICAG.L) British Airways suspended flights to Cairo on Saturday for seven days “as a

Japan's pro-constitutional revision force to lose 2/3 majority in upper house: NHK

From Reuters Top News:   TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s ruling coalition and pro-constitutional revision allies were certain to lose the two-thirds upper house majority needed to push ahead with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s proposal to revise the pacifist constitution, public broadcaster NHK said. To maintain that majority, pro-revision forces needed

Trump administration pauses new rule limiting abortion referrals: report

From Reuters Top News:   FILE PHOTO: A Missouri state flag waves outside the Reproductive Health Services of Planned Parenthood St. Louis Region, Missouri’s sole abortion clinic, in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S. May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Lawrence Bryant (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration will pause its enforcement of a