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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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Russians claim to have compromising info on Trump: CNN

Washington (AFP) - US spy chiefs told President-elect Donald Trump last week that Russian operatives claim to have "compromising" personal and financial information about him, CNN reported Tuesday.Citing "multiple" unnamed US officials with direct knowledge of the meeting, CNN said the intelligence chiefs presented a two-page synopsis on the potential embarrassment for the incoming president along with their classified briefing on Friday on alleged Russian interference in the presidential… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

S.Africa braces for credit review as growth falls

Johannesburg (AFP) - South Africa braced for a potentially damaging credit rating review Friday as Moody's releases its latest assessment amid political tension, reform blockages and weak economic data.President Jacob Zuma has been engulfed by graft scandals and a power struggle with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, while growth has fallen to 0.5 percent and unemployment hit a 13-year high.Moody's will issue its updated grading later Friday, before Standard & Poor's makes its key announcement a… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Senate set to vote on 10-year extension of Iran sanction law

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate is moving ahead on legislation that would renew a decades-old law that allows the United States to slap companies with economic sanctions for doing business with Iran.A vote is scheduled Thursday on a 10-year extension of the Iran Sanctions Act. The bill's backers say extending the law allows the U.S. to punish Tehran should the country fail to live up to the terms of the landmark nuclear deal.If the Senate approves the House-passed bill, it will be sent to… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Over 100 hospitalized after meal at Taiwanese garment firm in Vietnam

More than 100 garment workers in the southern province of Binh Duong were rushed to hospital with food poisoning after a meal at their Taiwanese company on Tuesday. Many workers started to experience nausea, vomiting and faintness less than an hour after having a meal of rice, fried ground fish, chicken, sour soup and stir-fried papaya at Apparel Far Eastern Vietnam, a subsidiary of Taiwan’s Far Eastern Group. The workers were sent to several hospitals and clinics in the province. The exact… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

Palestinian gunman wounds 3 Israeli soldiers in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says three soldiers were wounded when a Palestinian gunman opened fire at a West Bank checkpoint.The military says forces shot the attacker whose condition was not immediately known. Israel's emergency rescue service MDA says one soldier was seriously wounded and two others were lightly wounded in Monday's attack.The shooting is the latest in a year of Israeli-Palestinian violence. Near-daily Palestinian attacks have killed 36 Israelis. More than 222… chat_bubble_outline Read More...

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