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Erdogan fires back at France’s ‘bloody past’ on day of 1st Armenian genocide commemoration

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused France of hypocrisy on the latter’s first national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide, citing Rwanda and Algeria as example of France’s own historic misdeeds. “If we look at those trying to give lessons on human rights or democracy to Turkey on the Armenian question and the Read More

Boeing abandons financial outlook, sees $1 billion in extra cost on 737 MAX

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and said lowered production due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet after two fatal plane crashes in five months had cost it at least $1 billion so far. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes Read More

Boeing abandons financial outlook, stops buybacks after 737 MAX groundings

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(Reuters) – Boeing Co on Wednesday abandoned its 2019 financial outlook, halted share buybacks and announced $1 billion in increased costs due to the grounding of its fastest-selling 737 MAX jet after two fatal plane crashes in five months. FILE PHOTO: An aerial photo shows Boeing 737 MAX airplanes parked on the tarmac at the Read More

Philippines’ Duterte says to sail garbage back to Canada

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FILE PHOTO: President Rodrigo Duterte speaks after his arrival, from a visit in Israel and Jordan at Davao International airport in Davao City in southern Philippines, September 8, 2018. REUTERS/Lean Daval Jr/File Photo MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia Read More

South Korea proposes $5.9 billion extra budget to fight air pollution, aid exports

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SEJONG, South Korea (Reuters) – South Korea on Wednesday unveiled a proposed 6.7 trillion won ($5.87 billion) supplementary budget the government says is needed to tackle unprecedented air pollution levels and boost exports bruised by weak demand. FILE PHOTO: Cho Eun-hye (R) and her one-and-a-half-year-old Korean Jindo dog Hari, both wearing masks, go for a Read More

Duterte threatens to ‘declare war’ on Canada over long-running trash dispute

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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare war with Canada amid a long-standing diplomatic dispute between the two nations over Canadian waste that was illegally dumped in his country five years ago. “I want a boat prepared. I’ll give a warning to Canada maybe next week that they better pull that thing out or Read More

Fight fire with fire: Hundreds of Indian men try to set each other ablaze to appease goddess

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Thousands of awestruck onlookers gathered in Mangalore, India this past week to watch hundreds of men try to set each other on fire in an effort to appease the Hindu warrior goddess Durga. Agni Keli, an eight-day, religious fire-throwing festival, draws international attention every April as hundreds of Indian men line up to try and Read More

China’s Didi recruits Colombian drivers ahead of Bogota launch

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FILE PHOTO: Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing, China August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee BOGOTA (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Monday it is beginning to recruit drivers ahead of its launch in Colombia’s capital Bogota in the coming months. “We have arrived in Colombia with Read More

TED 2019: How to kill a zombie rumour and fix Facebook

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From so-called zombie rumours – viral online stories that refuse to die – to the difference between misinformation and fake news, much of the talk at TED 2019 has been about the need to improve online conversation. And this is not just because it would be nice to counter the vast amounts of online lies Read More

Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat, Trump says

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(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that businessman and former presidential candidate Herman Cain withdrew from consideration for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board. FILE PHOTO: Former Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain gives the Tea Party Express response to U.S. President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address, at the National Read More