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Ethiopia Signs Peace Deal With Rebels From Gas-Rich Region

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The following is an excerpt from Aaron Maasho | October 21, 2018 | reuters.com |

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia signed a peace deal on Sunday with Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) rebels from its Somali Region, whom it had …

With Market On Edge, Investors Look To Tech Trio

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The following is an excerpt from Noel Randewich | October 21, 2018 | ibtimes.com |

SAN FRANCISCO - The pressure is on for Amazon, Alphabet and Microsoft as they prepare to report quarterly results at a time when confidence in …

WhatsApp Bans More Than 100,000 Accounts in Brazil Election

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The following is an excerpt from Sarah Frier and Giulia Camillo | October 19, 2018 | Bloomberg.com |

WhatsApp banned hundreds of thousands of accounts in Brazil as the Facebook Inc. messaging service struggles to contain spam, misinformation and political …

Adelsons Add $25 Million to Their Midterm Campaign Spending

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The following is an excerpt from John McCormick and Bill Allison | October 20, 2018 | Bloomberg.com |

Billionaire casino owner Sheldon Adelson and his wife, Miriam, delivered another $25 million to help Republicans try to hold control of the …

Amazon Created a Hiring Tool Using A.I. It Immediately Started Discriminating Against Women.

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The following is an excerpt from JORDAN WEISSMANN | October 10, 2018 | Slate.com |

Thanks to Amazon, the world has a nifty new cautionary tale about the perils of teaching computers to make human decisions.

According to a Reuters …

Chinese Intelligence Official Charged With Stealing U.S. Aviation Secrets

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The following is an excerpt from By TOM SCHOENBERG AND CHRIS STROHM | October 10, 2018 | Time.com |

A Chinese national who allegedly conspired to steal trade secrets from an Ohio aviation company has been extradited to the U.S., …

Amazon’s New Gymkhana Files Series Dives Into Ken Block’s Madness

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The following is an excerpt from ANDREW KROK | October 11, 2018 | cnet.com |

"Nobody wants to talk about the fact that that wheel came apart and that could've killed everybody."

Ken Block gained internet notoriety for his Gymkhana …

CLIMATE CHANGE IS A GLOBAL HEALTH CATASTROPHE | OPINION

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The following is an excerpt from Ricardo Lagos | October 9, 2018 | Newsweek.com |

Climate change poses a catastrophic threat to our planet's biodiversity, to the integrity of our economic system, and even to the very values on which …

Saudis Are Said Have Lain In Wait For Jamal Khashoggi

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The following is an excerpt from Loveday Morris, Souad Mekhennet and Kareem Fahim | October 9, 2018 | Thewashingtonpost.com |

ISTANBUL — As Jamal Khashoggi prepared to enter the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, a squad of men …

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