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Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law

Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law | Asia | Scoop.it
Canadian privacy law may protect social media users who don't read a site's terms of use policies and unknowingly or unwittingly agree to have their information shared with other sites.
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Instead of locking kids up for piracy, give them more Spotify and Netflix - Independent.ie

Instead of locking kids up for piracy, give them more Spotify and Netflix - Independent.ie | Asia | Scoop.it
On the office wall of the World Intellectual Property Organisation's director general hangs a framed plaque of an early Irish tract. "To every cow its calf and to every book its co
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Do you think they should continue to lock kids  up instead of rewarding them? Why or why not?

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Rubella eliminated from North and South America, officials declare

Rubella eliminated from North and South America, officials declare | Asia | Scoop.it
A 15-year campaign has stopped the spread of endemic rubella in the countries of the Americas, the Pan-American Health Organization announced Wednesday.
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How could this change South America's medical knowledge for the better?

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SOUTH Africa's morality has hit its worst levels.

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How can African religions make these policies work?

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Africa's political event of the decade? Nigeria goes to the polls

Africa's political event of the decade? Nigeria goes to the polls | Asia | Scoop.it
Continent’s wealthiest and most populous country is voting today in what is being hailed as the country’s closest-ever election. Here’s what you need to know
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Would you postpone the election because of Boko Haram?

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Scientists re-create what may be life's first spark - US News

Scientists re-create what may be life's first spark - US News | Asia | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists in a lab used a powerful laser to re-create what might have been the original spark of life on Earth.
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List three ways that what they did helps scientists understand what the conditions were like when life first appeared on Earth.

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Cellphone searches upon arrest allowed by Canada's top court

Cellphone searches upon arrest allowed by Canada's top court | Asia | Scoop.it
Police can search the cellphones of people they arrest under strict conditions, the Supreme Court of Canada said today.
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How would you react if a police officer asked to search your phone? 

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Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law

Social media terms of service may be trumped by Canadian law | Asia | Scoop.it
Canadian privacy law may protect social media users who don't read a site's terms of use policies and unknowingly or unwittingly agree to have their information shared with other sites.
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Rabbi Stav slams chief rabbis for declaration not to recognize conversions under proposed reforms

Rabbi Stav slams chief rabbis for declaration not to recognize conversions under proposed reforms | Asia | Scoop.it
Tzohar chairman says Shas leader Deri is running the chief rabbinate, playing politics with issue of crucial national importance.
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How would you react if you where in the chief rabbis place?

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Japan ministers admit improprieties

Japan ministers admit improprieties | Asia | Scoop.it
Two Japanese cabinet ministers admit their roles in political fund-related improprieties.
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Chinese animal cloner charged with misuse of funds

Chinese animal cloner charged with misuse of funds | Asia | Scoop.it
Science ministry lists seven scientists snared in corruption probe
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Simulating seasons: Researchers use supercomputing to assess impact of climate change on Malawi's growing season

Simulating seasons: Researchers use supercomputing to assess impact of climate change on Malawi's growing season | Asia | Scoop.it
Malawi, a small landlocked country in southeast Africa, is home to 13 million people and is one of the least-developed countries in the world. Its security is highly dependent on rain-fed agriculture. Changes in rainfall patterns associated with climate change can be devastating, leading to food crises, famines, and loss of life. Two researchers are dedicated to understanding how climate change and variability will impact Malawi.
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How could this change their geographical features? Could it make it more wet and muddy or could it make it more dry?

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Sprinklr Expands into South America with Agreement to Acquire Scup | Business Wire

Sprinklr Expands into South America with Agreement to Acquire Scup | Business Wire | Asia | Scoop.it
Sprinklr, Inc. today announced the expansion of its global operations to South America with its agreement to acquire Scup, the leading Brazilian socia
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How will this help small businesses connect with people around the world and country? 

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Protest against peacekeepers in C.African Republic - World Bulletin

Protest against peacekeepers in C.African Republic - World Bulletin | Asia | Scoop.it
Thousands have been killed and around a million displaced from their homes in violence that has gripped the impoverished landlocked country
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Who do you think was in the right or wrong?

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Western New York's November lake effect snow storm claims 14th life

Western New York's November lake effect snow storm claims 14th life | Asia | Scoop.it
Another person has died following last month's massive lake effect snow storm in Western New York.
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How do you think 9 ft. of snow would effect Roseville?

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General Motors to invest $5 billion in Mexico: Economy Minister - The Economic Times

General Motors to invest $5 billion in Mexico: Economy Minister - The Economic Times | Asia | Scoop.it
"With this investment, General Motors will double its production capacity of vehicles, engines and transmissions," Guajardo said in Mexico City.
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Give an example of how this relates to N.A.F.T.A.

 

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In Seven States, Atheists Push to End Largely Forgotten Ban

In Seven States, Atheists Push to End Largely Forgotten Ban | Asia | Scoop.it
It has been 53 years since the Supreme Court ruled that states could not have a “religious test” for public office, but a belief in God remains a requirement in Maryland and other states.
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Why do you think that this was a law in the first place?

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Why Modi’s social media strategy to clean India is unlikely to go viral

Why Modi’s social media strategy to clean India is unlikely to go viral | Asia | Scoop.it
Narendra Modi recently kicked off the “Swachh Bharat” or Clean India campaign. Needless to say, cleaning India's public spaces is a mammoth project. To be realized within five years, the timeframe itself is a tacit acknowledgment of the mission's complexity and enormity. And true to Modi’s reputation as a social media savant, the Clean India...
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What are some other reasons Modi's social media strategy won't work?

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Russia and North Korea Discuss Possible Visa-Free Regime, Economic Cooperation

Russia and North Korea Discuss Possible Visa-Free Regime, Economic Cooperation | Asia | Scoop.it
Russia and North Korea are interested in the creation of a visa-free regime between the two countries, Minister for the Development of the Far East Alexander Galushka told reporters on Tuesday.
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Geography in the News: China's Fast Train to Tibet

Geography in the News: China's Fast Train to Tibet | Asia | Scoop.it
  By Neal Lineback and Mandy Lineback Gritzner, Geography in the NewsTM China’s Ultimate Tourist Adventure In the summer of 2006, the Tibet’s “rooftop of the world” became more accessible with the ...
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How will this benefit China and Tibet

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