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Image : Asian shares mostly lower amid Brexit worries, Takata falls

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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Waitlisted by Harvard? Check your inbox — 10 freshmen lose spots over obscene FB messages

access_timeJun 05,2017 chat_bubble_outline21

Yahoo News At least 10 of the 2,056 students accepted to Harvard’s Class of 2021 had their applications rescinded over questionable postings in a private Facebook group....

Agriculture Ministry to check tra exports to US

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Vietnamnet - Viet Nam will inspect a sample from every batch of tra fish exported to the US to check them for food safety, according to a new ministerial decision....

Deputy PM Hue calls for action to keep inflation in check

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Nhan dan - NDO - Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue urged ministries and local authorities to take necessary action to ensure that overall inflation for 2017 is contained at under 4%....

America's political system: Who should check, who should balance?

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Yahoo News North Carolina’s governor has called it an “ominous” and “partisan” power grab. Before the Democratic governor took office earlier this year, the Republican-led legislature stripped him of an array of powers. There, the executive branch...

AP FACT CHECK: Are immigration raids result of Trump policy?

access_timeFeb 13,2017 chat_bubble_outline40

Yahoo News LOS ANGELES (AP) — Advocacy groups and the White House say that people suspected of living in the United States illegally are being rounded up in large numbers as part of stepped-up enforcement under President Donald Trump. Advocates...

French policeman charged with rape after violent ID check

access_timeFeb 06,2017 chat_bubble_outline44

Yahoo News PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people marched in a Paris suburb Monday to show support for a young black man who authorities allege was sodomized by a police officer's baton last week during a police operation that targeted drug traffickers....

FACT CHECK: Trump's slam on Schwarzenegger's ratings

access_timeJan 06,2017 chat_bubble_outline61

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — Arnold Schwarzenegger is the latest victim of a Donald Trump Twitter attack. The president-elect took time Friday to note that the "Terminator" star was "swamped" in his "Celebrity Apprentice" debut "by comparison to the...

AP FACT CHECK: Album sales not up much despite Trump tweet

access_timeJan 05,2017 chat_bubble_outline64

Yahoo News NEW YORK (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that the album sales of Jackie Evancho, the teenage classical singer, have "skyrocketed" since the announcement that she would perform at his inauguration....

Vietnam's 2016 inflation in check

access_timeJan 02,2017 chat_bubble_outline85

Vietnamnet - Viet Nam’s 2016 inflation rate has been kept relatively low at 4.74 per cent, less than the estimated annual five per cent....

AP FACT CHECK: Ex-agent didn't write book outing Obama

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Yahoo News A widely shared story that claimed a former Secret Service agent outed President Barack Obama as a gay man and a radical Muslim is false....

Facebook's Safety Check in Bangkok falsely triggered by fake news

access_timeDec 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline41

Facebook got fooled by its own algorithm. Today, the social network falsely activated its Safety Check feature after a flood of fake news suggested that there was an explosion in Bangkok, Thailand. Users in the country saw an alert to mark...

Time of Death? Check the Body's 'Necrobiome'

access_timeDec 26,2016 chat_bubble_outline77

It's a line you'll hear in almost any crime show after someone finds the body — the detective turns to the medical examiner and asks, "Time of death?" But in real life, medical examiners don't have a very precise method for figuring out how long ago...

AP FACT CHECK: Obama didn't ban Christmas cards to military

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A widely shared story claiming President Barack Obama ordered a ban on Christmas cards sent to the military is not true....

AP FACT CHECK: Wisconsin votes miscounted, not disqualified

access_timeDec 19,2016 chat_bubble_outline59

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A widely shared story that claimed 5,000 Wisconsin votes for Republican President-elect Donald Trump were disqualified is false. The votes in question were originally miscounted, but not disqualified....

German police check freight trains from Austria for migrants

access_timeDec 01,2016 chat_bubble_outline41

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they're carrying out checks on freight trains entering Germany from Austria after dozens of migrants entered the country as stowaways on such trains in recent weeks....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump won presidency but lost popular vote

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's tweets can't erase the reality that he lost the popular vote in this month's election, according to The Associated Press' vote-counting operation....

Trump's pledge to kill Obamacare faces reality check

access_timeNov 20,2016 chat_bubble_outline57

With his shock victory in the race for the White House, President-elect Donald Trump at last is in position to deliver on one of his most strident campaign promises: to repeal Obamacare. With fellow Republicans in control of the US Congress, Trump...

Serbian military to check arms depot security after guns disappear

access_timeNov 17,2016 chat_bubble_outline97

Serbia's defense minister on Thursday ordered urgent security checks at all weapons depots after dozens of semiautomatic handguns, five assault rifles and two crates of ammunition went missing from a storage site in Belgrade. It was unclear whether...

Jailhouse dogs check in at Portugal prison

access_timeNov 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline62

Gloria is a regular at Portugal's most infamous prison, but it isn't crime that keeps her coming back. The golden Barbado da Terceira is just one of the canine guests at a most unusual dog kennel run by inmates. Owner Rui Silva checked in his pet, a...

England boss Southgate to check on Kane fitness

access_timeNov 08,2016 chat_bubble_outline69

Burton-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) - England's interim manager Gareth Southgate will check on the fitness of Harry Kane before deciding if the striker can start Friday's World Cup qualifier against Scotland, he said on Monday. Kane, 23, made a...

AP FACT CHECK: Greatest hits of a fact-challenged campaign

access_timeNov 05,2016 chat_bubble_outline59

WASHINGTON (AP) — At times it has seemed as though this presidential campaign was occurring in some alternate universe. Up is down, no means yes, day is night....

Eight top check-in points in Sapa

access_timeNov 05,2016 chat_bubble_outline124

Conquering Fansipan, seeing the sunset on the O Quy Ho Pass or sipping a cup of hot tea in the early-morning mist are all great experiences in Sapa....

What Percentage of Employees Check Work Emails From Home?

access_timeNov 02,2016 chat_bubble_outline61

Last Friday, in yet another unexpected twist to an already exhausting campaign cycle, James Comey, the director of the FBI, sent a letter to eight Congressional committee chairs revealing that the agency would be reviewing a number of emails “that...

Vietnam? Check. The inspiring story of an 89-year-old Siberian grandma who travels the world

access_timeOct 27,2016 chat_bubble_outline119

'I have just started living my life,' Yelena Yerkhova says....

AP FACT CHECK: Sharp contrast between Gore in 2000 and Trump

access_timeOct 21,2016 chat_bubble_outline89

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump, who's railed for months about a "rigged" political system, used the final presidential debate to defiantly say he won't decide until the election ends whether he will accept its results....

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