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    Facebook blocks user for nudity in photos of Indigenous Vanuatu ceremony
     26 October 2020
    The social media giant is coming under pressure to improve cultural sensitivity in its automated system, after a user was blocked from posting images from a traditional Vanuatu ceremony.
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    Is the United States too far gone to save from COVID-19? Here's what the experts say
    25 Oct: The ideas about how to tackle the coronavirus pandemic are endless, ranging from a multi-billion-dollar mass testing plan to circuit breaking lockdowns. But would any actually prove useful to the US President after the election?... more
    Eighteen people have been arrested and three police officers hurt, after more anti-lockdown protests in central London
    25 Oct: Eighteen people have been arrested and three police officers hurt, after more anti-lockdown protests in central London... more
    Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has dreams for a $700 billion megacity. This woman wants to stop him
    25 Oct: Alya Alhwaiti says she receives messages promising to dismember her or attack her with acid nearly every day. But despite the danger, this Saudi exile is determined to save her tribe from extinction back home in the kingdom.... more
    US election 2020 will see greatest number of Latino voters ever — and they could decide key swing states
    24 Oct: For the first time, Latino voters are this year expected to be the largest racial or ethnic minority group to vote in a US presidential election. And given the number of eligible Latino voters in key swing states, they could have a huge impact on the fina... more
    Borat actor Sacha Baron Cohen says Rudy Giuliani 'did what he did' in movie scene with Maria Bakalova
    24 Oct: The Borat actor says it was "pretty clear" what US President Donald Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani was doing when he was shown in a compromising position in a hotel room with a young actress pretending to be a television journalist.... more
    What is COVID-19 rapid testing, and should we be using it in Australia?
    24 Oct: Rapid COVID-19 test have potential as a screening tool, but questions remain about how and when to use them.... more
    Why Manchester United's Marcus Rashford is becoming a thorn in the British Government's side
    24 Oct: Manchester United and England footballer Marcus Rashford successfully lobbied the UK Government to provide free school meals once. Now he's enlisted the support of businesses after the Government knocked back a proposal to extend the scheme.... more
    Israel found success in combating a second coronavirus wave but now worries citizens will refuse more restrictions
    24 Oct: After recording the world's worst per capita rate of new coronavirus infections, Israel finds some success with a second lockdown. But there are now fears Israelis might be less willing to cooperate with restrictions.... more
    Bangladesh faces a silent rape crisis despite recent Government approval of death penalty for sex crimes
    24 Oct: Bangladesh has lifted the lid off one of its darkest secrets — its silent rape crisis. As cases surge amid the pandemic, human rights organisations say the new death penalty for rape crimes won't fix the problem.... more

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