BUSINESS

To Disclose or Not to Disclose? Wells Fargo Woes Shine Light on a Knotty Problem – Wall Street Journal »

When is something important enough to a company’s business that it should tell investors? Wells Fargo & Co.’s sales scandal provides a real-life window on the often-knotty question of deciding when a piece…

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Asia stocks slide as Deutsche sours mood, oil pulls back – Reuters »

SINGAPORE Asian stocks extended losses on Friday as worries about the health of Deutsche Bank weighed on financial shares and as oil prices inched back from near-one month highs on…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Rob Kardashian admits his first crush was on sister Kim – Stuff.co.nz »

Rob Kardashian, shown here with fiancee Blac Chyna, had a crush on his sister. Rob Kardashian’s fiancee Blac Chyna has let slip the reality star’s first…

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Lady Gaga headlines Pepsi Zero Sugar Super Bowl LI Halftime Show – NFL.com »

Global superstar LADY GAGA, winner of six Grammy Awards, a Golden Globe, and Academy Award nominee, will headline the PEPSI…

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Brad Pitt Urine Test for DCFS Was Voluntary – TMZ.com »

Brad Pitt submitted to a drug and alcohol test early on during the investigation into allegations he abused his son…

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Recap: Alex Gets Demoted at Hospital, Snubbed by On-Off Girlfriend Jo – Us Weekly »

A little emotion can be a dangerous thing — especially at Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital. The Thursday, September 29, episode of…

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TECHNOLOGY

A Yahoo insider believes the hackers could really have stolen over 1 billion accounts – Business Insider »

Yahoo CEO Marissa MayerREUTERS/Ruben Sprich See Also The actual tally of stolen user accounts from the hack Yahoo experienced could be much larger than 500 million, according to a former Yahoo executive familiar with its security practices.  The former Yahoo insider says the architecture of Yahoo’s back-end systems is organized in…

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Google Andromeda Would Be an Admission That Chrome OS Has Failed – NDTV »

Just days away from Google’s upcoming event, juicy tidbits from the rumour mill have resurrected news from last year that Android and Chrome OS are merging. And like The Wall Street Journal’s prediction, project ‘Andromeda’ will be ready for primetime by Q3 2017, with a…

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Could Cortana 2.0 be a chatbot? Microsoft’s new AI chief hasn’t ruled it out – PCWorld »

Cortana has a new boss, and he has a problem: If Google’s turning its Google Now digital assistant into a chatbot, should Microsoft do the same with Cortana? So far, the answer is a definite maybe. In 2014, Microsoft first unveiled Cortana, the digital assistant…

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Twitch will be ad-free for all Amazon Prime subscribers – The Verge »

Live streaming site Twitch, which is owned by Amazon, today announced an exclusive set of perks for Amazon Prime members, including ad-free viewing and discounts on video games bought on Amazon.com. Twitch CEO Emmett Shear announced the new service, appropriately called Twitch Prime, at the…

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SCIENCE

Rosetta’s Final Day: Scientists Await Comet Probe’s Crash – Space.com »

DARMSTADT, Germany — Investigators for the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Rosetta mission have learned to expect surprises. When their comet-chasing probe launched…

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Curiosity finds evidence of Mars crust contributing to atmosphere – Phys.Org »

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Processes in Mars’ surface material can explain why particular xenon (Xe) and krypton (Kr) isotopes are more abundant in the Martian atmosphere than expected, as…

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Asia

Threat from extremist groups to southeast Asia growing: Singapore defense … – Reuters

KO OLINA, Hawaii The threat that violent extremist groups pose to Southeast Asia is growing each year as they become more organized and focused in their aims, Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen said on Friday.…

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Mid-East

After Islamic State, fears of a ‘Shiite Crescent’ in Mideast – Fox News

From the point of view of Sunni Arab regimes anxious about Iran’s regional ambitions, Islamic State—as repellent as it is—provides a silver lining. The extremist group’s firewall blocks territorial contiguity between Iran and its Arab proxies…

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Africa

Africa’s top shots: 23-29 September 2016 – BBC News

A selection of photos from across the African continent this week: Image copyright Reuters Image caption Two men and a pig share a motorbike in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, on Wednesday.…

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WORLD

Shimon Peres funeral: "Israel grieves for him" – CNN

Chat with us in Facebook Messenger. Find out what’s happening in the world as it unfolds. Shimon Peres funeral: "Israel grieves for him" – CNN…

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Europe

United States Takes 5-3 Lead Over Europe in Ryder Cup – New York Times

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FOOTBALL

Friday night football live scoreboard: Week 5 – Washington Post

We’ve arrived at the midpoint of the season, when playoff contenders begin to separate themselves from the pack and conference races heat up. It may be drizzling across the region on this Friday night, but the…

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CDC Sounds Alarm on Travel to Asia as Zika Spreads There – NBCNews.com

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning pregnant women to stay away from 11 Southeast Asian countries where Zika is spreading — including Thailand, where officials on Friday reported the first confirmed cases of…

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UK

Protect dolphins, UK government urged – BBC News

Image copyright Martin Kitching Image caption Dolphins need to be included to achieve a coherent network of protected areas, campaigners say Campaigners are demanding better safeguards for the UK’s marine mammals after the EU said it…

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