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Purdue Pharma reaches tentative US opioid settlement with some, say sources
NEW YORK, Sept 12 — OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP reached a tentative agreement with some plaintiffs to resolve litigation over its alleged role in fuelling the US opioid crisis and plans to tuss...
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Oil price little changed as US crude stockdraw countered by demand fears
NEW YORK: Oil prices were little changed on Thursday as support from a sharp drawdown in U.S. crude inventories was countered by fears of slowing global demand growth
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Facebook says it spoke to FTC about kids chat app that had flaw
Facebook Inc said it had spoken to the US Federal Trade Commission, which recently settled with the social media giant for US$5bil (RM21.05bil) over allegations of privacy violations, about its Messen...
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Facebook acknowledges flaw in Messenger Kids app
NEW YORK, August 29 — Facebook Inc acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two US senators raised privacy concerns about the application, and said that it spoke to the US Federal ...
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Facebook acknowledges flaw in Messenger Kids app
Facebook Inc acknowledged a flaw in its Messenger Kids app, weeks after two U.S. senators raised privacy concerns about the application, and said that it spoke to the US...
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Purdue Pharma in discussion on US$10bil-$12bil offer to settle opioid lawsuits
NEW YORK: OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company for...
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Tesla now offering rental options for roof solar panel systems
Elon Musk announced that Tesla's rooftop solar power panel brand has been relaunched: instead of buying an expensive system, owners can now opt to rent one.
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Wall Street rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus
NEW YORK, Aug 20 ― US stocks climbed yesterday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields f...
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Wall St rallies on hopes of global economic stimulus
NEW YORK: U.S. stocks climbed on Monday as reports of stimulus efforts in China and Germany calmed fears of a severe downturn in the global economy that were stoked last week as bond yields fell.
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Major shootings in the US
Two mass shootings within 13 hours of each other left 20 people dead in Texas and killed nine people in Ohio, carnage that shocked a country that has become grimly accustomed to mass shootings and hei...
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Danger is when property prices are below mortgage. Beware.
Banks have to be conservative if we are to avoid that potential for another property bubble bursting.
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Oil price up on US economic data, Gulf crude tanker dispute
NEW YORK: Oil prices inched up on Friday, ending the week higher after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic data brightened the crude demand outlook and concerns over the safety of oil transport around the Strait of Hormuz threatened supply.
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Fast-growing web of doorbell cams raises privacy fears
The woodsy community of Wolcott, Connecticut, doesn’t see a lot of crime. But when the police chief heard about an opportunity to distribute doorbell cameras to some homes, he didn’t hesitate.
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Oil prices strengthen more than 1% on Iran risk
NEW YORK: Oil prices rose more than 1% on Monday, as investors worried about possible supply disruptions in the energy-rich Middle East after Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week.
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Dr M sends condolences to family of Petronas Twin Towers architect Cesar Pelli
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has conveyed his condolences to the family of Cesar Pelli, the Argentine architect behind the Petronas Twin Towers who died at 92 on Friday (July 19).
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Architect of Malaysia's Petronas Towers dies at 92
The Argentine-American architect César Pelli, designer of the Petronas Towers in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, has died at the age of 92.
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César Pelli, Argentine architect of the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92
César Pelli (above), the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday, marking the passing of one of the contempor...
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César Pelli, Argentine architect behind the Petronas Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES: César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday (Jul 19), marking the passing of one o...
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César Pelli, Argentine architect behind Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES, July 20 ― César Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said yesterday, marking the passing of on...
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Cesar Pelli, Argentine architect behind Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES: Cesar Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said, marking the passing of one of the contemporary a...
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Cesar Pelli, Argentine architect behind Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers, dies aged 92
BUENOS AIRES (REUTERS) - Cesar Pelli, the Argentine designer behind the iconic Petronas Twin Towers in Malaysia, has died aged 92, state media and officials said on Friday (Juy 19), marking the passin...
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Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh
NEW YORK, July 17 — US stocks edged lower yesterday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from US President Donald Trum...
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Wall Street slips as bank earnings, Trump trade comments weigh
NEW YORK: US stocks edged lower on Tuesday as quarterly results from banks added to concerns about lower interest rates dampening their profits, while comments from U.S. President Donald Trump on trade also dragged down Wall Street's major indexes.
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Facebook US$5bil US privacy settlement approved by FTC
US officials approved a record US$5bil (RM20.53bil) privacy settlement with Facebook Inc to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, people said, prompting an immediate outcry from lawmakers and privacy advocates who said it didn’t go far enough.
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Oil price edges higher ahead of G20, OPEC meeting
NEW YORK: Oil prices edged higher on Thursday on expectations that OPEC will extend an output cut agreement, while investors awaited a meeting between the United States and China that could produce a breakthrough on trade talks.
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India beats US in WTO renewables case
GENEVA, June 27 — World Trade Organisation judges sided with India today in a dispute against the United States over subsidies provided to American renewable energy companies.
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Dollar slips on US rate cut bets, bitcoin on fire
NEW YORK, June 25 — The dollar softened against a basket of currencies yesterday on bets the US Federal Reserve may lower interest rates more than once this year, while tensions between Iran and the...
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Wall Street climbs on Mexico relief, Dow up a sixth day
NEW YORK, June 11 ― US stocks extended their recent climb yesterday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Me...
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Wall Street rises on Mexico relief, Dow up a 6th day
NEW YORK: U.S. stocks extended their recent climb on Monday, with the Dow reaching its longest daily winning streak in 13 months after the United States dropped plans to impose tariffs on Mexican goods and a couple of multibillion-dollar deals boosted the market.
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‘Homework gap’ shows millions of US students lack home Internet
With no computer or Internet at home, Raegan Byrd's homework assignments present a nightly challenge: How much can she get done using just her smartphone?
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YouTube to ban 'hateful,' 'supremacist' videos
SAN BRUNO, June 6 — YouTube announced yesterday it would ban videos promoting or glorifying racism and discrimination as well as those denying well-documented violent events, like the Holocaust or t...
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Shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war
NEW YORK, May 24 — World shares skidded further yesteday and oil prices plunged more than 5per cent as investors worried the China-US trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the wo...
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Oil price plummets, on track for biggest weekly drop in 2019
NEW YORK: Oil prices plunged on Thursday, losing about 5% as trade tensions dampened the demand outlook, putting the crude benchmarks on course for their biggest daily and weekly falls in six months
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US and global shares slide on fear trade spat morphs to a tech cold war
NEW YORK: US and world shares skidded further on Thursday and oil prices plunged more than 5% as investors worried the China-U.S. trade spat was turning into a technology cold war between the world's two largest economies, boosting the dollar and knocking benchmark government debt yields down.
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Oil touches multi-week highs as Opec signals it may extend cuts
NEW YORK: Oil prices on Monday rose to multi-week highs before easing later in the session as Opec indicated it was likely to maintain production cuts that have helped boost prices this year, while escalating Middle East tensions provided further support.
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Man faces up to 140 years in prison for threatening to kill Trump, others
A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court d...
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Oil price steady, ends week lower as trade tensions weigh
HOUSTON: Oil prices were mostly steady on Friday, ending the week slightly lower as trade tensions stoked by a U.S. move to hike tariffs on Chinese goods overshadowed tightened global supplies and expectations of rising U.S. refining demand
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Mansions are piling up in Greenwich
New York: Homebuyers in the hedge fund haven of Greenwich are favouring smaller properties over the sprawling mansions the Connecticut town is known for.
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Second woman accuses ex-VP Biden of inappropriate contact
A Connecticut woman said Joe Biden touched her inappropriately and rubbed noses with her at a 2009 political fundraiser, becoming the second person in three days to accuse the former vice president of...
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Wall Street rallies on upbeat China, US manufacturing data
NEW YORK, April 2 — US stocks rallied yesterday, starting off the second quarter on a strong note, as upbeat manufacturing numbers from China and the United States eased worries about slowing global...
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OxyContin maker Purdue agrees to settle Oklahoma opioid case, source says
NEW YORK, March 26 — Purdue Pharma LP has agreed to settle a lawsuit by the state of Oklahoma accusing the maker of painkiller OxyContin of helping fuel an opioid abuse epidemic, a person familiar ...
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Wall Street edges lower in choppy session
NEW YORK, Feb 27 — Wall Street's three major indexes fell slightly after a choppy session yesterday as investors eyed mixed US economic data and corporate news and waited for clarity on issues such ...
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Amazon’s NYC retreat heralds new era of corporate welfare fights
Just as New Yorkers were absorbing Amazon.com Inc’s decision to abandon a new office hub after tangling over US$3bil (RM12.24bil) in tax breaks, General Electric Co was beating a retreat in Boston, cancelling plans to build an office tower and promising to return US$87mil (RM355.17mil) in government incentives.
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Dialogue is key to understanding differences
Thirteen years ago I attended a week-long series of courses in Singapore on inter-faith relations organised by MUIS (Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura).
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Facebook likely to face two more state probes on privacy issues
Facebook Inc could be subjected to at least two more state probes in the United States on the alleged mishandling of user data.
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For black women and girls in the US, empowerment key to breaking into technology
Educators are looking for ways to help young black women move into the growing field of science, technology, engineering and math, known as STEM.
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Oil price settles down 2% on slowed global growth, rising supplies
HOUSTON: Oil prices dropped about 2 percent on Tuesday over concerns the world's stumbling economy could pinch fuel demand as U.S. shale fields surge and cuts by Russia come in below expectations.
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Why US classrooms are starting to resemble arcades
A vast array of apps, websites and software in schools today borrow elements from videogames to help teachers connect with students living technology-infused lives.
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Apple’s shock warning sends investors to safe-haven assets
NEW YORK, Jan 4 — A revenue warning from Apple Inc rocked equity markets around the globe yesterday as concerns over the damaging China-US trade battle and its impact on world economic growth booste...
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