UPDATE 1-Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websites

UPDATE 1-Facebook users to see, control personal data taken from other websitesFacebook Inc said on Tuesday it was tweaking its policies to allow users to see and control the data that other websites and apps share with the social network to improve targeted advertising. The company defines the data, for example when a clothing website shares information with Facebook on browsing activity of a user, as "Off-Facebook Activity". "We are starting by gradually making Off-Facebook Activity available to people in Ireland, South Korea and Spain," Facebook executives said in a blog post https://newsroom.fb.com/news/2019/08/off-facebook-activity.



Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in Sinai

Egyptian security forces kill 11 suspected militants in SinaiEgyptian security forces have killed 11 suspected militants in a gun battle during a raid on their hideout in Al-Arish, the capital of North Sinai province, the ministry of interior said on Tuesday. A ministry statement said the suspects used their hideout as a base to launch "hostile operations" and weapons and explosives were found at the scene. The suspects were killed in a firefight, the ministry said without elaborating on their identity or whether there had been casualties among the security forces.



Attorneys argue to toss school shooting suspect's statements

Attorneys argue to toss school shooting suspect's statementsAttorneys for a Kentucky teenager charged with fatally shooting two classmates and wounding 14 others at a high school have asked a judge to suppress his statements to investigators. The now 17-year-old Gabriel Parker is accused of fatally shooting Preston Cope and Bailey Holt at Marshall County High School in January 2018. Defense lawyers say investigators didn't obtain a proper waiver of Parker's Miranda rights, didn't correctly contact his mother and didn't properly comply with the mother's request for an attorney.



Mueller-targeted Russian firm seeks April 2020 trial

Mueller-targeted Russian firm seeks April 2020 trialThe trial would test allegations that Concord Management and Consulting financed and organized an army of internet trolls to disrupt the 2016 election.



University of St. Thomas evacuates building after threat

University of St. Thomas evacuates building after threatThe University of St. Thomas has evacuated a building on its St. Paul, Minnesota, campus after receiving a bomb threat. In a series of alerts posted to its website and social media pages, the university said Tuesday the threat was for the John Roach Center, which is a classroom building on the corner of Summit and Cleveland Avenues.





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