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Assange reverse-ferrets on promise to fly to U.S. post-Manning clemency

US Army private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified documents to WikiLeaks will reportedly lose her transgender benefits under the terms of her commutation. Obama argued that Manning's sentence was "very disproportional". The leak included tens of thousands of secret USA diplomatic cables that pulled the veil on US policies normally drawn up in private and kept largely out of public discussion.

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Google's former search leader Amit Singhal is joining Uber

Singhal was employee number 146 at Google, and departed the Mountain View company in February of past year with a letter on Google + suggesting a plan to retire. In the meantime, Singhal seems genuinely pleased with his new work. In his blog post, Singhal stated he was a "huge fan of Uber's product" and admired how the company's technology was just beginning to transform transportation around the world.

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Barack Obama Thanks Americans In One Last Moving Letter

That same picture was removed from the POTUS account about an hour after Trump took the oath of office . Obama said he has given his best advice to his successor Trump to whom he would pass on the baton tomorrow. "Similar to the Clinton and Bush White House websites, President Obama's WhiteHouse .gov will be preserved on the web and frozen after January 20th and made available at ObamaWhiteHouse.gov", the post said .

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Google snaps up Twitter's Fabric mobile app developer platform

Twitter is trimming its business as it faces declining revenue growth and the difficulty of attracting possible buyers, including Disney, Facebook, Google and Salesforce. Fabric launched in 2014, and Twitter had planned to use it to build relationships with mobile app developers. Google is all set to get a share in Twitter's mobile application developer platform Fabric.

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Gambia: Barrow sworn in as new president

The efforts by West African leaders to ease Jammeh from power in Gambia, a tiny county of 1.9 million in the Gambia River delta, were being closely watched in other parts of Africa, where some leaders have clung to power for decades. It was not clear how Barrow will travel to Gambia. The Council also requested the Gambian defence and security forces to demonstrate "maximum restraint" to maintain an atmosphere of calm in country, and stressed "their duty and obligation to place themselves at ...

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Anti-Trump Protesters Clash with Police as Chaos Erupts in Washington

Among Trump's first actions, aides say, will be a freeze on USA government hiring, suspension of climate-change regulations, suspension of immigration from countries associated with Islamic extremism, withdrawal from a trans-Pacific trade agreement Obama negotiated, lifting of restrictions on coal mining and oil drilling, and a halt to federal funding for US "sanctuary cities" that refuse to arrest immigrants living in the country illegally.