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Friday – May 25 – NEWS AGENDA

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Ireland votes today on whether to cancel the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, a ruling that makes abortion illegal in nearly all cases by equating the life of the unborn and pregnant women. Read this WikiTribune story on the vote: “Irish emigrants travel home in effort to sway abortion referendum.”

And – as probably signaled by a flurry of activity into your inbox – Europe’s new data privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), also comes into force today. Don’t miss WikiTribune’s analysis on how GDPR could change the internet, and this explainer on “Understanding territorial scope under GDPR.”

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There’s updates to WikiTribune‘s blockchain and cryptocurrencies timeline, to the article tracking global basic income initiatives, and the story about the expected surrender of Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein to New York police.

WikiTribune recently published a story on some of the issues faced by the Chinese tech firm Huawei in the United States, and read how Britain’s berry industry could “cease to exist” without a European workers’ scheme.

Jack Barton has interviewed the families of Western prisoners in Iran, and Lydia Morrish has just finished a story about so-called “porn passes,” which could be introduced in the United Kingdom in order to allow age-verified users to access pornographic material online. Both of these stories will be published soon.

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Irish emigrants travel home in effort to sway abortion referendum

Exclusive: Over 1,000 striking laborers in limbo in Qatar after months without pay

A scapegoat for London’s knife crime? Giving drill music a fair hearing

Higher, faster, and more of them: the future of drones is flying ahead

Exclusive: NSA encryption plan for ‘internet of things’ rejected by international body

Uruguay leads world in cannabis regulation but US law intrudes

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