Storm-related fatalities were reported in Texas due to icy weather, in Alabama from a deadly tornado and in Louisiana, where winds were so strong that a trailer home was lifted off its foundation and carried several hundred feet.
The social network said late on Monday that it's beefing up its policies for removing videos edited or synthesised in ways that aren't apparent to the average person.
Italy joins France in defying the US as countries try to make big tech firms pay a fair share of their income in taxes.
Ethiopia's Nobel Peace Prize winning Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed introduced sweeping political and economic reforms, that have also stoked ethnic and religious tensions as regional strongmen have been emboldened to compete over influence and resources.
A report from the US Trade Representative's office found the tax penalises American tech companies like Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.
The sardine has become a symbol of protest against the far-right firebrand leader Matteo Salvini, who served as interior minister and deputy prime minister in the previous coalition government with the Five Star Movement.
A 60-page report by the London-based rights group says the so-called “Surveillance Giants” have business models that are incompatible with the right to privacy, freedom of expression and the right to equality and non-discrimination.
Social media giant's latest transparency report shows that government demands for user information hit a new high, led by the US, followed by India, the UK, Germany and France.
The anonymous post maintained that the atmosphere at Facebook has worsened in the past year when it came to non-white workers being recognised, empowered and treated equitably.
Rival Palestinian factions are meeting in attempt to facilitate long-overdue elections in Palestinian territories, but ordinary Palestinians view it with scepticism.
Facebook said almost 200 fake and compromised accounts were used to reach at least one million followers in the eight African countries and that all the networks were connected to "entities associated with Russian financier Yevgeniy Prigozhin."
With Algeria and Sudan ousting longstanding leaders, ongoing unrest in the Gaza Strip and protests in both Iraq and Lebanon, there is a feeling that change could once again be sweeping across the region.
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