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Oculus Co-Founder Brendan Iribe Joins Exodus from Facebook

Oculus Co-Founder Brendan Iribe Joins Exodus from Facebook

By Michael Liedtke | Oct 22
A co-founder of Facebook's virtual-reality division is joining the exodus of executives to leave the company after striking it rich in lucrative sales of their startups.

 UK's May Pleads for Support, Says Brexit Deal is Almost Done

UK's May Pleads for Support, Says Brexit Deal is Almost Done

By Jill Lawless | Oct 22
British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, urging lawmakers to back her and saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete.

Not Real News: A Look at What Didn't Happen This Week

Oct 21
None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:

Tens of Thousands March in London to Demand New Brexit Vote

Tens of Thousands March in London to Demand New Brexit Vote

By Sylvia Hui | Oct 20
Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London on Saturday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU.

Protesters March in London to Demand New Vote on Brexit

Protesters March in London to Demand New Vote on Brexit

By Sylvia Hui | Oct 20
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union.

Harry's Launches Shaving Brand for Women

Harry's Launches Shaving Brand for Women

By Alexandra Olson | Oct 18
Harry's has carved out a niche selling men shaving razors direct to their doors. So its logical next step is Flamingo, a direct-to-consumer hair removal and body-care brand for women that launched Tuesday.

Kleenex to Rebrand 'Mansize' Tissues After Gender Complaints

Kleenex to Rebrand 'Mansize' Tissues After Gender Complaints

Oct 18
Kleenex maker Kimberly-Clark says it will re-brand its "Mansize" tissues after consumers complained the name was sexist.

MSC Cruises Ventures Into Luxury Market

MSC Cruises Ventures Into Luxury Market

Oct 18
The first of this highly-innovative new generation of ships will come into service in Spring 2023.

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson and Tracey Lindeman | Oct 18
With national legalization taking effect Wednesday, Canada has emerged as the world leader. It's the second nation — and by far the largest — with countrywide legalization of so-called recreational pot.

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

After Canada Legalizes Pot, Industry Eyes Rest of the World

By Rob Gillies, Gene Johnson, and Tracey Lindeman | Oct 18
Canada's federal approval has given its industry a huge advantage over its American counterpart, including unfettered access to banking and billions of dollars in investment.

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