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Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

person Orange Themes access_time Jan 16,2017

Yahoo News TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Monday morning amid worries about Britain's exit from the European Union, and Takata stock dropped in Tokyo after the air bag maker agreed to a guilty plea in the U.S. over massive recalls.

Image : China's Sinochem boss dismisses 'crazy' Trump polices

China's Sinochem boss dismisses 'crazy' Trump polices

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 19,2016

Global business leaders meeting in Lima think proposals by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build a wall along the Mexican border and hike tariffs on Chinese imports are unlikely to happen, said the head of China's state-run Sinochem on Friday.

Image : Fake US election news outshone real on Facebook: report

Fake US election news outshone real on Facebook: report

person Orange Themes access_time Nov 17,2016

Fake election news got more attention than did real stories on Facebook during the final months of the US presidential campaign, according to an analysis by BuzzFeed News. The tech news outlet found that the 20 top-performing bogus stories from hoax

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Trump's list of underreported terror doesn't back up claim

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Renzi facing exit as polls point to Italy referendum defeat

Rome (AFP) - Matteo Renzi's time as Italy's prime minister appeared to be over Sunday as exit polls indicated voters had overwhelmingly rejected constitutional reform proposals on which he had staked his future.The reformist premier had vowed to quit if he lost the vote on proposals to streamline parliament and the first exit polls indicated he had been left with little other option.Polls for national broadcaster Rai and the La7 television channel both called the vote decisively for the No… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

At remote desert garrison in Syria, a US-Iranian confrontation is brewing

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Trump says election 'rigged,' Republican lawyers dispute allegations

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Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters to Defy Deadline to Leave After Cheering Army Corps' Decision

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