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Facebook says it's getting better at removing hate speech

Nov 15, 2018

Facebook says it is making progress on deleting hate speech, graphic violence, fake accounts and rooting out other violations of its rules, including detecting them before they are seen by users

Stocks have struggled in 2018. Bonds too. Oh, and gold.

Nov 15, 2018

Even the most balanced investors have gotten knocked on their heels this year

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

Nov 15, 2018

FDA pushes for ban on menthol in cigarettes, tighter rules to prevent sale of flavored e-cigarettes to kids

Schwan's Co. sold to South Korean company for $1.8 billion

Nov 15, 2018

A food distributor with deep roots in Minnesota has been sold to South Korea's largest food company

IMF executive board will meet in 'coming weeks' on Venezuela

Nov 15, 2018

The International Monetary Fund says its executive board will meet in the "coming weeks" to discuss the failure of the Venezuelan government to provide updated figures on its troubled economy

Farm animals may soon get new features through gene editing

Nov 15, 2018

'Castration-free' pigs and hornless dairy cows are the farm animals being brought to life by a gene-editing company

Rights group: Activist seized in Cairo resurfaces in Sudan

Nov 15, 2018

Watchdog: Sudanese opposition activist abducted in Egypt, returned to Sudan in operation coordinated by security services

The Latest: May loses more ministers over Brexit

Nov 15, 2018

More ministers have quit the British government, piling pressure on embattled Prime Minister Theresa May.

Morocco to unveil Africa's first ever high speed train line

Nov 15, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron and Morocco's King Mohammed VI are inaugurating his country's first high-speed rail line in Morocco, the first ever high speed train in in the African continent

The Latest: China's premier urges reassurances for markets

Nov 15, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has told fellow Asian leaders that the region needs to send a strong positive message to markets about sticking to trade rules and open markets

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