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Amazon says memo to employees BANNING TikTok for security reasons was 'sent in error'

Amazon says memo to employees BANNING TikTok for security reasons was 'sent in error'

1 hour ago   |   Daily Mail

The move comes amid heightened tensions between China and the US as Beijing faces widespread criticism for its handling of the outbreak of the coronavirus.
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The US is reportedly threatening to remove the dollar's peg to the Hong Kong dollar. Here's why that's an empty threat from the Trump administration

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Bloomberg reported this week the US might restrict Hong Kong's access to US dollars and potentially spell an end to the Hong Kong dollar's 37-year currency peg to the US...
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Yalong Bay Golf Club, PGA of Australia team up to build golf academy in Sanya

Yalong Bay Golf Club, PGA of Australia team up to build golf academy in Sanya

3 hours ago   |   Sanya

On July 8th, 2020, Sanya Yalong Bay Golf Club and the Professional Golfers Association of Australia agreed to jointly establish a golf academy in Sanya: the Yalong...
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Hong Kong pollster raided by police amid security law crackdown

3 hours ago   |   The Guardian

Police say independent pollster may have been hacked but there are fears of link to pro-democracy opposition's primary election Hong Kong police have searched the office of an...
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Pullman opens in Yueyang, China

Pullman opens in Yueyang, China

8 hours ago   |   Business Traveller

Pullman Yueyang in Hunan province is the hotel brand's 39th property in Greater China
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The Questionable Ethics of Medical Grade Nonsense: Chinese Herbal Medicine and Kawasaki Disease

9 hours ago   |   Science-Based Medicine

A toddler in China with Kawasaki disease was treated with herbs and potions rather than science, and is extremely lucky to have survived without serious complications.
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Amazon tells employees to delete TikTok - then walks it back

11 hours ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Email to some workers calling for removal of app due to ‘security risks' was sent in error, spokesperson says Amazon made waves on Friday when it emailed some employees...
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China's Communist Party and the Tiger women now influencing the very heart of the Establishment

China's Communist Party and the Tiger women now influencing the very heart of the Establishment

12 hours ago   |   Daily Mail

CLIVE HAMILTON: Democracy itself is assailed when CCP-linked organisations and Party proxies corrupt political representatives, and when Beijing co-opts powerful business lobbies.
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Tesla confirms its annual meeting and highly anticipated 'battery day' will be held in-person on September 22 at its Fremont factory

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Tesla on Friday confirmed its delayed annual investor meeting will happen with an in-person event on September 22, but it doesn't anticipate any "formal stockholder business...
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India's deadly mountain-top showdown with China could lead to more military activity at sea

12 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Indian and Chinese troops came to blows last month in a disputed area along their mutual border in what was the deadliest such clash in more than 40 years. The disputed...
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BREAKING NEWS: England World Cup winner and former Ireland manager Jack...

BREAKING NEWS: England World Cup winner and former Ireland manager Jack Charlton dies aged 85 

England 1966 World Cup hero Jack Charlton has died at the age of 85. The defender played for Leeds United with distinction for 21 years and later managed the Republic of Ireland Read more ...

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals affair with rapper August Alsina during marriage...

Jada Pinkett Smith reveals affair with rapper August Alsina during marriage to Will Smith

Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed she had a relationship with another man during her marriage to Will Smith. Read more ...

Dan Hardy's guide to the three world title fights at UFC 251

Dan Hardy's guide to the three world title fights at UFC 251

In the first of four shows over two weeks, tonight's card will be headlined by welterweight champion Kamaru Usman against Jorge Masvidal Read more ...

England's 1966 World Cup heroes then and now as Jack Charlton sadly passes away

England's 1966 World Cup heroes then and now as Jack Charlton sadly passes away

The World Cup winning defender was part of Sir Alf Ramsey's history-making England side that became world champions at Wembley Read more ...

England vs West Indies, first Test day four: live score and latest updates

England vs West Indies, first Test day four: live score and latest updates

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Jack Charlton dead at 85 and tributes have poured in for footballing legend

Jack Charlton dead at 85 and tributes have poured in for footballing legend

He had been diagnosed with lymphoma in the last year and was also battling dementia. Read more ...

SEAT Leon vs Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus

SEAT Leon vs Volkswagen Golf vs Ford Focus

It's not often that three of the most important new family cars on the market come along at once. Last week we tested the new Skoda Octavia. This week it's the turn of the... Read more ...

Kate Garraway suffering 'unimaginable pain' as husband Derek's health battle...

Kate Garraway suffering 'unimaginable pain' as husband Derek's health battle continues

Kate Garraway has been praised by her friend Lorraine Kelly for never complaining during... Read more ...

Warning ahead of second Saturday night at pubs after lockdown easing

Warning ahead of second Saturday night at pubs after lockdown easing

‘Lives depend on' people going out safely Revellers are being warned to follow social distancing measures as pubs get set for a second weekend of returning drinkers since... Read more ...

Lampard provides Jorginho update amid Juventus swap deal claims

Lampard provides Jorginho update amid Juventus swap deal claims

Frank Lampard has hailed Jorginho a “big influence” and has suggested he wants the midfielder to stay at Chelsea. Blues boss Lampard also insisted the Italy star will play a... Read more ...