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China cybersecurity plan aims to protect state secrets: official paper China will prepare a five-year cybersecurity plan to protect state secrets and data, the official China Daily said on Thursday, citing a senior official of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. Such a plan could add to the challenges of for
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2015 05:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chief U.S. negotiator in Iran talks to leave State Department: NYT The chief U.S. negotiator in Iran nuclear talks, Wendy Sherman, will leave the State Department shortly after the June 30 deadline for the talks between Tehran and six major powers to reach agreement, the New York Times said on Wednesday. Sherman made her
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2015 04:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dollar soars to more than 12-year high against yen The greenback briefly touched 124.30 yen in Tokyo midday trading, its highest level since late 2002, before settling back to 124.11 yen. "Its likely that the yen will continue to slowly weaken and well have a global risk-on mode," said Mitsushig
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2015 04:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Seven out of 10 small UK firms looking to pay off debt - survey Seven out of ten small British firms are aiming to pay off their debt and not borrow more, a survey published on Thursday showed. Many small businesses are wary of borrowing, distrusting banks following scandals including the mis-selling of interest rate
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2015 03:25 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Tokyo up for 10th straight day, dollar at eight-year high Japan's Nikkei stock index climbed for a tenth straight day Thursday as the dollar advanced to an eight-year high against the yen, while Shanghai extended gains to more than 15 percent over the past eight sessions. Tokyo rose 0.59 percent and Shangha
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2015 03:01 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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European stocks mixed; G7 meets under shadow of Greece European equity markets traded mixed on Thursday as G7 finance ministers met under the shadow of the Greek crisis, while Asian equities suffered from volatile swings. The European single currency advanced to $1.0933 from $1.0906 late in New York on Wednes
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2015 12:06 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch Robots Transform A California Hospital Robots don't always replace workers. Sometimes, workers use robots as tools.
NPR.org | May 27, 2015 8:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blair to leave Middle East envoy post after years of struggling diplomacy By Luke Baker JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former British prime minister Tony Blair is standing down as the Quartet representative in the Middle East, the organization said on Wednesday, after eight years struggling to break ground in peacemaking between Israel
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2015 7:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Greece touts imminent loan deal, creditors cautious Greece on Wednesday said it was close to a loan deal with its EU-IMF creditors that would unlock badly-needed bailout loans for its struggling economy. "We are in the final stretch, we are close to an agreement," Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sa
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2015 7:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Russia, Ukraine see competitiveness plunge amid crisis: study Russia and Ukraine have seen their economic competitiveness plummet amid heightened tensions in the region, according to a global ranking topped by the United States and Hong Kong. In its annual ranking released Wednesday by the Swiss-based Institute for
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2015 7:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend