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Fake news detector plug-in developed

bbc - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:44
How one developer came up with a way of flagging fake news on social media.
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CAS to reveal verdict for Blatter appeal on Monday

japantimes - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:42

The verdict in former FIFA president Sepp Blatter’s appeal against a six-year ban for unethical conduct will be announced on Monday. The Court of Arbitration for Sport said on Friday it will publish the ruling at 3 p.m. Swiss time. Blatter has repeatedly denied wrongdoing in authorizing a $2 million payment to Michel Platini in […]

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Harry Potter is coming to Broadway

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:39
The creators of the hit play 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' are in exclusive talks with the Ambassador Theatre Group to bring the show to The Lyric Theater in New York.
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North Korea slams 'Obama and his lackeys'

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:32
North Korea has furiously rejected United Nations sanctions, accusing Security Council members of being puppets of the United States.
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Insults fly between Trump, Clinton aides

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:27
Four weeks after the election, tensions between top operatives at the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaigns erupted during a Harvard Kennedy School Institute of Politics discussion that was intended to record history by drawing out the internal deliberations of both campaigns.
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For African leaders, Fidel Castro was a comrade in arms

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:26
Many of Africa's leaders are turning up for Fidel Castro's funeral in what reads like a who's who of the continent's longest-serving presidents.
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North Korea shows defiance after new sanctions

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 21:07
North Korean state media has released images of leader Kim Jong Un commanding military drills after the UN imposed new embargoes. CNN's Saima Mohsin has more.
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IS group to step up attacks on Europe - Europol

bbc - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 20:58
Europol warns IS militants will step up attacks on European targets as they face Middle East defeat.
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200,000 protest Christian governor of Jakarta

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 20:54
Hundreds of thousands of Indonesians took to the streets Friday to protest Jakarta's embattled governor.
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Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $1 billion settlement

cnn - Fri, 12/02/2016 - 20:49
A federal jury in Dallas has ordered Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics to pay more than $1 billion to a group of plaintiffs over artificial hip replacements.
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