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Facebook fact-checker finds UK Conservatives ran ads with altered BBC headline

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(HeadlineNews) – One of Facebook’s third-party fact-checkers accused Britain’s governing Conservative Party on Friday of misrepresenting a BBC News article in its ads on the...
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Hong Kong protesters plan mall sit-ins after hill-top human chains

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Anti-government protesters gather at Lion Rock, in Hong Kong, China September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha HONG KONG (HeadlineNews) – Hong Kong pro-democracy activists plan sit-ins...
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Exclusive: Turkey’s Erdogan says to discuss with Trump buying U.S. defenses

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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during an interview with HeadlineNews in Istanbul, Turkey, September 13, 2019. REUTERS/Umit Bektas ISTANBUL (HeadlineNews) – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan...
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Twitter restores some blocked Cuban official accounts

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HAVANA (HeadlineNews) – Twitter Inc has restored some of the accounts of Cuban state-run media, journalists and government officials it had blocked on Wednesday, although...
Health

Exclusive: While battling opioid crisis, U.S. government weighed using fentanyl for executions

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – The U.S. Department of Justice examined using fentanyl in lethal injections as it prepared last year to resume executing condemned prisoners,...
Politics

Democrats back on campaign trail after third presidential debate

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HOUSTON (HeadlineNews) – The Democratic presidential contenders headed back to the campaign trail on Friday after a debate that largely reinforced former Vice President Joe...
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Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires

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JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world’s biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest...
Politics

Biden attacks Warren, Sanders over cost of healthcare plans in Democratic debate

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HOUSTON (HeadlineNews) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending...
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France urges EU rules on cryptocurrencies, warns of Libra risks

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HELSINKI (HeadlineNews) – The European Union should create a common set of rules for virtual currencies, currently largely unregulated in the bloc, to counter risks...

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