France vs fake news: an unwinnable legal battle?

Can a democratic country outlaw fake news?France is about to find out, after President Emmanuel Macron ordered a law to quash false information disseminated around electoral campaigns.Criticism is pouring in from media advocates,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Milan designers see fall and winter as 'Time for Change'

MILAN (AP) — With social and political crises unsettling the globe, Milan Fashion Week was all about slogans this season. "Time For Change" has been a particularly dominant catchphrase, one the fashion world can expect to see branded... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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'Jumanji' tops 'The Post,' 'The Commuter' at MLK box office

NEW YORK (AP) — Meryl Streep, Liam Neeson, Paddington the bear and Taraji P. Henson all rushed into movie theaters over Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, but "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle" roared the loudest with an estimated $27... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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My guns or my ganja? Firearm-owning pot fans face a choice

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The federal government says grass and guns don't mix, and that is putting gun owners who use marijuana — and the strongly pro-gun-rights administration of President Donald Trump — in a potentially uncomfortable... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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After 8-year hiatus, Ford Ranger returns to US in 2019

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford made the wrong bet on small pickup trucks in 2011. It hopes to put things right — and win back customers — with the 2019 Ford Ranger.Ford is unveiling the North American version of the Ranger on Sunday... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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What 'genius' really means to President Trump

The genius in the White House has always believed that what makes him special is his ability to get things done without going through the steps others must take.In school, he bragged that he'd do well without cracking a book. As... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn't shut door

YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim but said that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future.The video service announced this week that it had pulled Logan Paul's channel... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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House price drop could prompt interest rate fall – economist

Market expectations are for the Reserve Bank to hold its official cash rate steady this year or to increase it, but a contrary view put forward by Australia's Capital Economics suggests rates may actually fall, with a cooling real... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Versace launches Milan Fashion Week fresh from Hollywood win

MILAN (AP) — A triumphant outing at the Golden Globes primed Donatella Versace to help launch Milan Fashion Week menswear previews on Saturday.Versace dressed three women for last Sunday's awards show: Angelina Jolie, Saoirse Ronan,... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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Abe: Japan enters cooperation pact with Baltic countries

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Japan's prime minister says his country has entered into a pact with Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania to boost economic and political ties with the three former Soviet republics.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo... Source: NZ Herald Business News

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