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U.K. watchdog: Cambridge Analytica must release U.S. voter data

U.K. watchdog: Cambridge Analytica must release U.S. voter data

World
May 5 (UPI) -- A British watchdog ordered Cambridge Analytica's data controller to turn over all information it's collected on American voters or face criminal prosecution.The U.K. Information Commissioner's Office, an independent authority, issued an enforcement notice to the consulting firm Friday, according to the Guardian.SCL Elections, a British affiliate data controller for Cambridge Analytica, has been ordered to comply or appeal the order within 30 days or it could face criminal prosecution.The ICO notice stems from David Carroll, an associate professor at Patterson School of Design in New York. Carroll appealed to the ICO for the consulting firm to share the personal data it gathered on him. Carroll asked Cambridge Analytica to release his data a year before word got out that the ...
Australian filmmaker jailed for espionage in Cambodia pleads for release

Australian filmmaker jailed for espionage in Cambodia pleads for release

World
Jan. 11 (UPI) -- An Australian filmmaker detained in Cambodia on espionage charges is pleading for release after more than seven months behind bars.James Ricketson, 68, was in court in Phnom Penh this week to appeal two prior rejections of bail requests. He has been detained since June, when police arrested the documentary filmmaker after he flew a camera-equipped drone over anti-government protesters."I've just been beaten up by the police at Prey Sar prison. There's no evidence that I've done anything wrong," he told reporters, according to the Phnom Penh Post. "We're transported in a tin can -- with no water, no air conditioning. This is the kind of torture that's inflicted on you whether you're innocent or guilty."Ricketson faces 10 years for "receiving or collecting information, proce...
Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Roy Miller: Kansas City Chiefs release embattled DT after domestic battery charge

Sports
The Kansas City Chiefs released defensive tackle Roy Miller on Monday, two days after he was arrested in Jacksonville, Fla., and charged with domestic battery of his wife. "We did release Roy and we're going to move on from that," Chiefs coach Andy Reid told reporters Monday, declining to answer further questions about Miller being waived. "I can't really talk about anything from a legal standpoint, so I'm going to just leave it at that." Miller, 30, is accused of dragging his wife by the hair, tearing a braid from her head and nearly ripping off her shirt, according to the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office incident report. According to report, the altercation between the 6-foot-1, 301-pound player and Nicole Miller began with an argument after the couple returned home separately. Nicole Mille...
Thousands demand release of Catalan officials

Thousands demand release of Catalan officials

World
Tens of thousands of Catalan pro-independence supporters packed streets in Barcelona to demand the release of officials who pushed for the region to split from Spain.At the march, organised by Catalonia's two main grassroots independence groups, activists waved Catalan flags and held yellow banners with the word "Freedom".After the Catalan government declared independence on 27 October, Madrid dismissed the region's leader Carles Puigdemont, his administration and the parliament.Catalonia's autonomy was suspended and Madrid called for new elections on 21 December.Image:Tens of thousands of people took part in the march in BarcelonaMr Puigdemont is currently in self-imposed exile in Belgium awaiting a hearing on possible extradition back to Spain after Madrid issued an EU-wide warrant.The d...
Rose McGowan shares book cover, release date for upcoming memoir 'Brave'

Rose McGowan shares book cover, release date for upcoming memoir 'Brave'

Entertainment
Nov. 6 (UPI) --Rose McGowan shared on Twitter Monday the book cover and release date for her upcoming memoir titled Brave.The cover features the back of McGowan's head as she shaves off her hair using clippers. The memoir is set for release on Jan. 30 from publisher HarperOne.Described as both a memoir and a manifesto, Brave will chronicle McGowan's path to becoming an activist "who is determined to expose the truth about the entertainment industry, dismantle the concept of fame, shine a light on a multibillion-dollar business built on systemic misogyny, and empower people everywhere to wake up and be brave.""Hello fellow human, pleased to meet you. My name is Rose McGowan and I am BRAVE. I want you to be too," the actress said of the book in a statement. "My life, as you will read, has ta...