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BEIJING, June 25 — Shares in three large Chinese banks fell today after a media report said a US judge had found the banks in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas related to a North Korean...
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WASHINGTON, June 25 — Three large Chinese banks could lose their access to the US financial system after a judge found them in contempt for refusing to comply with subpoenas in a probe into violatio...
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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and other senior officials should be investigated over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi given credible evidence against them, a UN rights investigator sa...
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Evidence suggests Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed Salman and other senior Saudi officials are liable for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a UN rights investigator said today.
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TECHNOLOGY has advanced so much that one can now produce or alter audio or video content to show or present something that actually didn’t happen.
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China launched a new campaign to clean up its Internet, state media said, amid a fresh wave of apparent censorship by Beijing blocking more foreign media websites and shutting down domestic accounts on social media.
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Here, in a 97-year-old frame house in the city’s North End, is the headquarters of America’s most popular hoax-debunking website.
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The Trump administration is pressing Saudi Arabia to show “tangible progress” toward holding to account those behind the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and wants them to do so before ...
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NEW YORK: Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session on Thursday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican imports.
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NEW YORK, June 7 ― Wall Street's main indexes closed higher after a choppy session yesterday as investors grew more optimistic on trade after reports that the United States is considering a delay in...
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NEW YORK, June 7 ― Major world stock indexes and oil prices jumped yesterday as investor optimism grew following a report that the United States is considering a delay in imposing tariffs on Mexican...
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WASHINGTON, June 4 — Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and ot...
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Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook denied that the company is a monopoly as the US government gears up for a potentially unprecedented probe into whether the iPhone maker and other technology giants are misusing their massive market power.
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WASHINGTON: The US government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters on Monday, setting up what could be an unprecedented, wide-ranging probe of some of the world's largest companies.
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WASHINGTON, June 4 ― The US government is gearing up to investigate whether Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google misuse their massive market power, sources told Reuters yesterday, setting up what coul...
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US antitrust regulators have divided oversight of Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google, putting Amazon under the watch of the Federal Trade Commission and Google under the Justice Department.
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that Facebook Inc's refusal to remove a heavily edited video that attempted to make her look incoherent had convinced her the company knowingly enabled Russian election interference.
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KUALA LUMPUR • MyHSR Corp will call a tender for the appointment of a commercial advisory consultant for the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed rail (HSR) project review exercise today.
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New Zealand's prime minister Jacinda Ardern said that she and French president Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting seeking to eliminate acts of violent extremism and terrorism from being shown online.
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NEW YORK (Bloomberg): Warren Buffett, the man behind a print-media empire that includes the Buffalo News and Omaha World-Herald, doesn’t think most newspapers can be saved.
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Washington Post says discussions between Facebook and Federal Trade Commission officials about the company’s data-handling lapses have touched on instituting some sort of oversight for company CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The FBM KLCI rose 0.42% at mid-morning today, as regional markets were steady, while DWL Resources Bhd and Gadang Holdings Bhd were in focus following the revival of the East ...
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TOKYO, April 22 — Asian shares were steady today as investors took stock of recent data suggesting global growth may be stabilising, while oil prices spiked on a report the US is likely to ask all i...
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KUALA LUMPUR (April 22): The FBM KLCI started the week on a positive note this morning, as regional markets were steady, while Iskandar Waterfront City Bhd (IWCity) and Ekovest Bhd were in focus follo...
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RUMBLINGS of concern over central bank independence have erupted into full-blown debates on attempts by populist leaders to influence decision-making at central banks.
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NEW YORK, April 19 — American Media Inc (AMI) said yesterday it is selling its tabloid the National Enquirer to James Cohen, chief executive officer of Hudson Media.
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Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for revealing the massacre of 10 Muslim Rohingya men by Buddhist villagers and Myanmar security forces, and another for photographs of Central American m...
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Activision Blizzard is a company duo with a questionable reputation, especially where its employees are concerned.
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CROSBY, April 11 — In the US oil heartland yesterday, President Donald Trump announced the signing of two executive orders to accelerate the construction of oil and gas pipelines, dismaying environm...
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NEW YORK, April 11 — American Media Inc yesterday said it is looking at strategic options for its US tabloid newspaper the National Enquirer and may sell the publication.
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MacKenzie Bezos, ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, will give 75 percent of their stake in the company and all voting rights to the billionaire entrepreneur as part of their divorce settlement.
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 5 — Amazon.com Inc Chief Executive Officer Jeff Bezos will retain voting control of his entire US$143 billion (RM583.5 billion) stake in the company under a divorce settlement w...
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Saudi Arabia had access to Jeff Bezos’s phone and acquired his personal data and photos, Gavin de Becker, a security consultant for Amazon.com Inc’s founder and chief executive officer, wrote in the Daily Beast.
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Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg called on March 30 for regulators to play a "more active role" in establishing rules that govern the internet, as the world's largest social media network struggles to defuse criticism.
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SAN FRANCISCO, March 29 — Twitter said yesterday it could start tagging tweets from newsworthy figures such as US President Donald Trump that break its rules, while stopping short of deleting them.
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Australian prosecutors are seeking jail and fines for dozens of journalists and media outlets for alleged contempt of court over their coverage of Cardinal George Pell’s child sex abuse trial last y...
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KUALA LUMPUR (March 15): Australian Senator Fraser Anning’s statement blaming the mass shootings in Christchurch on immigration and Islam is utterly contemptible and illogical, said Minister of Econ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, March 15 — Australian Senator Fraser Anning’s statement blaming the mass shootings in Christchurch on immigration and Islam is utterly contemptible and illogical, said Minister of Ec...
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GENEVA, March 12 — World Wide Web inventor Tim Berners-Lee yesterday slammed the increasing commodification of personal information and appealed for internet users to strive to maintain “complete ...
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WASHINGTON, March 10 — A text-generating “bot” nicknamed Tobi produced nearly 40,000 news stories about the results of the November 2018 elections in Switzerland for the media giant Tamedia — ...
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The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday said it will not allow Fox News to host any of its candidates’ political debates through 2020, citing a report this week about the conservative channel...
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Retired general John Abizaid, US President Donald Trump’s nominee to be ambassador to Saudi Arabia, defended the US-Saudi relationship on Wednesday as lawmakers accused the kingdom of a litany of mi...
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Worldwide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee said on March 5 he is on a mission to fix the problems of online abuse, misinformation and data protection that were not envisioned when the system was created decades earlier.
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WASHINGTON, March 6 — Worldwide web inventor Tim Berners-Lee said yesterday he is on a mission to fix the problems of online abuse, misinformation and data protection that were not envisioned when t...
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The White House barred reporters from Reuters, the Associated Press, Bloomberg and the Los Angeles Times from covering a dinner between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on We...
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When Trump proposed the “Muslim ban”, my Muslim friends in America told me that they have been subjected to vary degrees of siege, curses and racism, many of which were from the relevant agencies ...
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The working visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to Malaysia has been postponed one day before he was due to arrive.Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdul...
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JAKARTA (BLOOMBERG) - Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman is postponing his trips to Indonesia and Malaysia, according to Indonesia's Foreign Ministry.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 16 — Saudi Arabian crown prince Mohammed bin Salman will be postponing his visit to Malaysia and Indonesia in his tour of several Asian countries, the Foreign Ministry said today.
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When asked if the Prime Minister will condemn the Saudi Crown Prince in person on the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi,Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said “we’ll see what Japan and China said first....
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A report says Facebook and the United States Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are negotiating a "multi-billion dollar" fine for the social network's privacy lapses.
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The US government and Facebook Inc are negotiating a settlement over the company's privacy lapses that could require the online social network to pay a multibillion-dollar fine, the Washington Post re...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 14 — Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim believes Malaysia’s reform agenda needs more “substantive” support and assistance from the US to prevent a return to autocratic rule.
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PETALING JAYA: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud is scheduled to make a visit to Malaysia next week where he is expected to meet Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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PETALING JAYA: The Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, popularly known as MbS, is scheduled to visit Malaysia from Feb 17-18 where he will meet Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in coming days as part of his efforts to wean the Saudi economy off oil exports. He is also expected to visit Malaysia, China, and Indonesia.
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NEW DELHI,  Feb 12 — Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is expected to announce investments in energy and infrastructure during a visit to India and Pakistan in coming days as part of ...
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WASHINGTON, Feb 9 — Amazon is rethinking its decision to create an additional headquarters in New York City amid opposition from key political leaders and protests in the community, The Washington P...
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A year before Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told an aide he would use “a bullet” on the journalist if he did not return home and end his criticism o...
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A United Nations-led inquiry into the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said on Thursday that evidence pointed to a brutal crime “planned and perpetrated” by Saudi officials.
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US regulators have met to discuss imposing a fine against Facebook Inc for violating a legally binding agreement with the government to protect the privacy of personal data, the Washington Post reported on Jan 18, citing three people familiar with the discussions.
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BRITAIN is moving towards an exit from the European Union (EU) on March 29, possibly with no agreement, and thus courting — according to the Bank of England (BoE) — an 8% drop in gross domestic pr...
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The computer security firm Kaspersky Labs helped the US NSA spy agency uncover one of its worst-ever security breaches – one year before the US banned the company’s products for government use, US media has reported.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 10 — Malaysia’s window to cement its democratic progress since the general election is fast closing, a US academic wrote.
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English football star Wayne Rooney was arrested in December at Dulles Airport outside Washington, DC, for public intoxication, according to local police.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio testified in secret before a grand jury in the US recently as part of the US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) investigation into 1Malaysia Development Bh...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 ― Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has testified before a grand jury as part of the US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) investigation into the 1Malaysia Development Board (1MDB) financial ...
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PETALING JAYA: Actor Leonardo DiCaprio made a secret appearance before a grand jury recently to testify as part of the US Justice Department's investigation into 1MDB, reported the Washington Post.
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Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio had made a secret appearance before a Washington DC grand jury to testify in the 1MDB case.
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WASHINGTON (WASHINGTON POST) - Actor Leonardo DiCaprio made a secret appearance before a District of Columbia grand jury in recent months to testify as part of the Justice Department's expansive inves...
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Whether it's a video showing someone else's face on a different body or former US President Barack Obama saying things he didn't really say, "deepfakes" are now a thing.
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One might suspect scientists of belabouring the obvious with the recent study called “Belief in Fake News Is Associated With Delusionality, Dogmatism, Religious Fundamentalism and Reduced Analytical Thinking”.
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Netfilx pulled an episode of the comedy show "Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj" from its Internet streaming service in Saudi Arabia after kingdom officials complained, multiple media outlets reported yes...
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New York's Times Square erupted with fireworks and cheers at the stroke of midnight on Tuesday as thousands of hardy merrymakers braved pouring rain and watched the glowing New Year's Eve ball complet...