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Hong Kong government calls off protest talks, defends leader’s $6.4M payment – CNN

CNN Hong Kong government calls off protest talks, defends leader's $ 6.4M paymentCNNHong Kong (CNN) — Hong Kong's government has called off talks with pro-democracy protesters, as political rivals repeated calls for leader C.Y. Leung to resign — this time … Continue reading

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British government ‘could have done more’ to save Alan Henning from Isil, says … – Telegraph.co.uk

The Independent British government 'could have done more' to save Alan Henning from Isil, says …Telegraph.co.uk… • Briton Alan Henning murdered by Isil • Isil threatens US aid worker and former soldier • Cameron and Obama condemn 'repulsive' murder • … Continue reading

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Fannie Mae: Round One To The Government

By Charlie Harrison: Fannie Mae shareholders (OTCQB:FNMA) can be forgiven for feeling as if they were channeling the spirit of Lando Calrissian with Darth Vader: Fannie Shareholder: “That was never a condition of our agreement!” Government: “I’m altering the deal. … Continue reading

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Hong Kong protesters vow to occupy government buildings – Telegraph.co.uk

CBC.ca Hong Kong protesters vow to occupy government buildingsTelegraph.co.ukStudent leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong say that if the territory's leader doesn't resign by Thursday they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings. Lester Shum … Continue reading

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Protest leaders and Hong Kong government refuse to budge – The Guardian

The Guardian Protest leaders and Hong Kong government refuse to budgeThe GuardianAerial footage filmed by a drone shows the large number of people joining pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong. Pro-democracy protest leaders in Hong Kong and the region's government refused … Continue reading

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Taiwan government investigates Xiaomi on potential cyber security concerns

TAIPEI (Reuters) – The Taiwanese government is investigating whether Xiaomi Inc , China's leading smartphone company by domestic shipments, is a cyber security threat and will make a decision within three months. It wasn't immediately clear whether the investigation could … Continue reading

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Taliban reject Afghan unity government pact as US ‘sham’ – Reuters

NBCNews.com Taliban reject Afghan unity government pact as US 'sham'ReutersKABUL, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Afghanistan's Taliban militants on Monday decried a pact by rival election candidates to form a government of national unity as a "sham" orchestrated by the United … Continue reading

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Apple hiring manager to handle China government data requests

By Paul Carsten and Gerry Shih BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc is hiring a head of law enforcement in Beijing to deal with user data requests from China's government, according to a public job listing, after it last month began … Continue reading

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Russia needs government investment to avoid recession, says former finance … – Reuters

Reuters Russia needs government investment to avoid recession, says former finance …ReutersMOSCOW (Reuters) – Russia risks slipping into recession because the government is not investing enough in the economy to weather Western sanctions, former finance minister Alexei Kudrin said on … Continue reading

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UN chief hails formation of new government in Iraq – Xinhua

NBCNews.com UN chief hails formation of new government in IraqXinhua… • UN chief said that it "is a positive step towards political stability and peace in the country." •Earlier on Monday, Iraqi parliament approved the new cabinet of PM al-Abadi … Continue reading

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