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Facebook cracking down on fake news with new alerts

Facebook is rolling out its weapon to combat 'fake news'. Users reported seeing a pop-up window when they attempt to share articles that were deemed inaccurate by third-party fact-checkers.
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WHO withdraws Zimbabwean Prez Robert Mugabe's goodwill ambassador title

WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom said he had listened to those expressing concerns and heard the different issues they had raised
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Pressure starting to build on Pulis

Tony Pulis insists his team is evolving, but on Saturday, it looked like it was going backwards.
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Zuma yet to deploy army as crime in Western Cape rises

With a national key point being targeted as gang violence escalates, there is an anxious wait for President Jacob Zuma to send in the army.
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Joe Maila's family grateful for support

The family of health department spokesman Joe Maila, who died late last week, have expressed their thanks for the support they received.
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Harare fumes after WHO rescinds Mugabe goodwill appointment

Zimbabwe's foreign minister says the UN "system" needs urgent reform after WHO withdrew its appointment of Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador. ”
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38 accuse writer/director Toback of sexual harassment

Writer and director James Toback, who received an Oscar nomination for writing "Bugsy," has been accused of sexual harassment by 38 women in a report published Sunday in The Los Angeles Times.
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Iran-S. Africa trade exchanges to hit $2bn in 2020

Pretoria, Oct 23, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to South Africa Mohsen Movahhedi-Qomi said the two capitals are trying to materialize the target of two billion-dollar trade exchange set by the Iranian
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Economy on track due to hard decisions: PM Modi

"If we have a look at the figures which have come recently, the production of coal, electricity, natural gas and other items has increased tremendously. Foreign investors are making record investmen
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Railways to give more teeth to land station redevelopment bodies

The two bodies -- Railway Land Development Authority (RLDA), and Indian Railways Station Development Corporation (IRSDC) -- are set to get powers to deal with all big decisions on the commercial use
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Man arrested in hate crime after burning rainbow flag and punching worker at Berkeley LGBTQ center, authorities say

Berkeley police arrested a 32-year-old transient who allegedly burned a rainbow flag at an LGBTQ center and punched a staff member who tried to stop him, authorities said. Richard Woods was booked
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Firefighters battle half-acre brush fire in Sunland-Tujunga area

A half-acre brush fire broke out in the Sunland-Tujunga area Sunday night as firefighters were on high alert because of a red-flag warning in the region, officials said. The fire was reported shor
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Chargers finally reap returns of great play on special teams

It was a tale of two punts for the Chargers’ special-teams units Sunday, one a line drive up the middle off the foot of Denver’s Riley Dixon, the other a high fly ball to deep center field off
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Trojans' wannabe-balanced offense hampered by running game

The only mystery, USC’s defensive personnel said after a 49-14 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday that will prompt soul searching, was whether Notre Dame would run outside or inside. USC knew the Fi
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An active Seager is happy to be back

On Sunday, for the first time in almost two weeks, Corey Seager was an active baseball player. He took batting practice. He took ground balls. He took a seat before a group of reporters, happily.
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Chargers recover from 'terrible' effort at one-yard line

Anthony Lynn’s team had just won their third straight game. His special teams, which had foundered for most of the season, had their best afternoon. His defense dominated, shutting out Denver fo
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