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Facebook makes ex-FCC chairman its US public policy chief after data scandal

Facebook makes ex-FCC chairman its US public policy chief after data scandal

SUMMARY: Facebook is shuffling around its senior leadership in the wake of increased regulatory scrutiny following the Cambridge Analytica data scandal.

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Armenians protests as acting leader suggests new elections

Armenians protests as acting leader suggests new elections

SUMMARY: A policeman stands guard as supporters of Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan stage a rally in Yerevan, Armenia April 25, 2018.

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Lloyds Bank reassures investors on future of preference shares

Lloyds Bank reassures investors on future of preference shares

SUMMARY: Lloyds' exposure to consumers' finances via mortgages and unsecured lending like credit cards make it a bellwether for the British economy.

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South and North Korea could set up joint office after summit

South and North Korea could set up joint office after summit

SUMMARY: April 25 (UPI) -- South and North Korean officials may start working together under a single roof, following the inter-Korean summit on Friday.

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Daca: Trump administration ordered to resume young immigrant scheme

Daca: Trump administration ordered to resume young immigrant scheme

SUMMARY: US District of Columbia judge John Bates said the move to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (Daca) scheme was "virtually unexplained".

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‘We’ve seen this explosion of growth in China’

‘We’ve seen this explosion of growth in China’

SUMMARY: "We've seen this explosion of growth in China," CEO Andy Palmer told CNBC's Nancy Hungerford at the Beijing Auto Show, discussing the expansion of Aston Martin dealerships in the country.

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Iran pours scorn on nuclear talks, dismisses 'tradesman' Trump

Iran pours scorn on nuclear talks, dismisses 'tradesman' Trump

SUMMARY: Iran's president poured scorn on Wednesday on U.S. and European discussions over Tehran's nuclear agreement, and dismissed Donald Trump as a "tradesman" who lacked the qualifications to deal with a complex international pact.

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In power for 15 years, Iraq's Shi'ites split ahead of crucial vote

In power for 15 years, Iraq's Shi'ites split ahead of crucial vote

SUMMARY: In the oil-rich southern province of Basra, 81-year-old retired teacher Mowafaq Abdul Ghani is disappointed with the performance of the Shi’ite leaders since Saddam fell in 2003.

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Iran pours scorn on nuclear talks, dismisses 'tradesman' Trump

Iran pours scorn on nuclear talks, dismisses 'tradesman' Trump

SUMMARY: FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani attends a meeting with Muslim leaders and scholars in Hyderabad, India, February 15, 2018.

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Moon, Trump to hold summit before U.S.-North Korea talks

Moon, Trump to hold summit before U.S.-North Korea talks

SUMMARY: SEOUL, April 25 (UPI) -- South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet President Donald Trump in mid-May, before the U.S. leader holds a historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

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Taliban announce spring offensive, dismiss peace overtures

Taliban announce spring offensive, dismiss peace overtures

SUMMARY: KABUL (Reuters) - The Taliban announced the start of their annual spring offensive on Wednesday, dismissing an offer for peace talks by President Ashraf Ghani but pledging to focus on U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

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Fifteen dead, dozens injured in fire at oil well in Indonesia

Fifteen dead, dozens injured in fire at oil well in Indonesia

SUMMARY: BANDA ACEH, Indonesia (Reuters) - Firefighters in Indonesia struggled on Wednesday to contain a blaze at an oil well in the northwestern province of Aceh that killed at least 15 people and injured 40, authorities said.

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The 10-year Treasury yield has hit the 3% level — here’s what that means

The 10-year Treasury yield has hit the 3% level — here’s what that means

SUMMARY: With yields rising — which move inversely to a bond's price —market participants are expecting higher interest rates from central banks.

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Judge Rules Terminally Ill Alfie Evans Cannot Travel to Rome

Judge Rules Terminally Ill Alfie Evans Cannot Travel to Rome

SUMMARY: Alfie Evans is a 23-month-old baby who suffers from an unidentified degenerative neurological condition.

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Impossible dream? Unification less of a priority as Korean leaders prepare to talk

Impossible dream? Unification less of a priority as Korean leaders prepare to talk

SUMMARY: The economic toll would be too great on South Korea, says Park Jung-ho, a 35-year-old office worker in Seoul.

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EU launches a new plan to deal with economic migration

EU launches a new plan to deal with economic migration

SUMMARY: The EIB is looking to increase its financing in the two regions by 6 billion euros ($7.3 billion) over a five year period (added to the 7.5 billion euros already envisaged) and to encourage up to 15 billion euros of additional investments.

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WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 to comply with GDPR

WhatsApp raises minimum age in Europe to 16 to comply with GDPR

SUMMARY: WhatsApp, the popular messaging service owned by Facebook Inc, is raising its minimum age from 13 to 16 in Europe to help it comply with new data privacy rules coming into force next month.

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Credit Suisse delivers earnings beat after boost from wealth management unit

Credit Suisse delivers earnings beat after boost from wealth management unit

SUMMARY: Although Credit Suisse's earnings picked up significantly over the first three months of the year, the lender still lagged behind its main domestic rival.

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Google redesigns Gmail with confidential messages, notes, more

Google redesigns Gmail with confidential messages, notes, more

SUMMARY: If you don't know Gmail, you know someone who does.

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On This Day, April 25: George W. Bush library dedicated

On This Day, April 25: George W. Bush library dedicated

SUMMARY: In 2013, the George W. Bush Presidential Library was dedicated on the Southern Methodist University campus in Dallas.

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