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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...
Health

Explainer: One possible culprit in vaping lung illnesses – ‘Dank Vapes’

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(HeadlineNews) – As U.S health officials scramble to identify the root cause of hundreds of severe lung illnesses tied to vaping, one possible culprit identified so far is a line...
Tech

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...
Money

Investing green is all the rage, but benchmarks still hazy

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SYDNEY (HeadlineNews) – Global money managers and companies are rushing to meet a deadline to report on their carbon footprint, but the lack of a...
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As unrest deepens, Hong Kongers eye exits from Vancouver to Melbourne

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HONG KONG/MELBOURNE/VANCOUVER (HeadlineNews) – As protests in Hong Kong stretch from summer into autumn with little sign of resolution, a surge in migration applications suggests...
Entertainment

UK’s Duchess Meghan returns to work to launch new charity fashion range

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Britain’s Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, attends the launching of the Smart Works capsule collection in London, Britain September 12, 2019. Mark Large/Pool via REUTERS LONDON...
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Words of Wisdom: Life Lessons with Salman Rushdie

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NEW YORK (HeadlineNews) – Magic realism is a literary genre in which narrative is shot through with surreal, dreamlike, seemingly impossible moments. FILE PHOTO: The...

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