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Saudi Arabia, Qatar and the UAE to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr today

The event scheduled to take place at the Taipei Travel Plaza near the Taipei Railway Station will feature a wide array of activities to celebrate the end of Ramadan , when people and families get tog...

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Whole Foods shares keep rising in bidding war speculation

The marriage of Amazon and Whole Foods will have major implications across the entire grocery and food industry. Without cashiers or checkout lines, Whole Foods might not need quite as many employ...

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Keeping an eye on the tropics: 2 systems could become hurricanes

A hurricane hunter aircraft is expected to investigate the disturbance on Sunday, if necessary, which Hathaway said is standard protocol. National Hurricane Center stated that the government of Ba...

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Gulf Crisis Mediation Shifts to United States as Tillerson Helms Talks

A Gulf official with direct knowledge of the matter told Bloomberg on Thursday that Saudi Arabia and the U.A.E. were expected to relay to mediators a list of demands soon. Those ties, however,...

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Comeback Cavs end Warriors perfect postseason in Game 4

Mot of that throwing was done by James, who made nine of his first 10 shots to set the tone for the Cavaliers, who had 27 of his points in the first half as Cleveland stayed within touch. Maybe, but...

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Brand South Africa calls on citizens to help those in Knysna

Brand South Africa calls on citizens to help those in Knysna

In this video, which was shown live on Facebook, the shells of several burnt-out houses can be seen, as well as live fires in other buildings. The storm killed eight people, including three who died...

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WWDC 2017: Apple gives Siri top billing on watchOS 4, Apple Watch

Brands like LifeFitness already allow you to sync your equipment with an app on your phone to better track your workout. This face, powered by Siri Intelligence, will update contemporaneously with n...

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LG X venture headed to AT&T on May 26

LG X venture headed to AT&T on May 26

Though no price has been officially announced, LG's partnership with AT&T on its "Next" plan says that it will cost $11 per month for 30 months. LG is calling it the X venture, and it's designed for...

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Apple's top suppliers dragged into Qualcomm legal battle

Apple's top suppliers dragged into Qualcomm legal battle

In a new move in the on-going dispute between Apple and Qualcomm , the chip supplier has sued four iPhone suppliers directly. SAN DIEGO Manufacturers that build Apple's iPhone and iPad are bein...

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Google unveils standalone VR headsets with Daydream

Moving past smartphone-based VR, Google will be partnering with hardware makers to launch standalone VR headsets that cut the cord and have no reliance on PC, console or smartphone. In addition, you a...

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Potentially severe weather including high wind gusts en route to Topeka area

South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Tuesday will bring sunny skies, and the high will be near 75. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance for thunderstorms by evening. There is a 30 percent c...

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Australia considers laptop ban on commercial flights

Australia considers laptop ban on commercial flights

The US and Britain banned laptops in cabins on inbound flights from a number of Muslim-majority countries in response to unidentified security threats in March. John Coyne, a national security analyst...

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Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus budget-friendly phones announced

Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus budget-friendly phones announced

But it turned out to be false and Lenovo is bringing new one this year which is dubbed Moto X 2017. An image was leaked by a leakster Evan Blass via Twitter which reveals the line-up of the 2017 ...

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Aric Almirola wins Xfinity race at Talladega

Aric Almirola wins Xfinity race at Talladega

The 2.66-mile oval in Alabama is the longest on the circuit, and routinely provides entertaining and action-packed racing. According to oddsmakers at Bovada.lv, Joey Logano is the favorite in this ...

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Meteors to shower NZ skies this weekend

Meteors to shower NZ skies this weekend

This year, the best period to see the meteors will be in the early morning hours of May 6, according to NASA . Sky watchers living near the equator will catch one of the best views of it, so peop...

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Robert Mugabe:

Robert Mugabe: "We are not a poor country"

Opposition parties yesterday slammed President Robert Mugabe and demanded his immediate resignation after he ridiculously claimed that Zimbabwe is only second to South Africa (SA) in terms of developm...

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Facebook offers India cheap Wi-Fi via 20000 hotspots

Facebook offers India cheap Wi-Fi via 20000 hotspots

The ISPs are AirJaldi in Uttarakhand, LMES in Rajasthan, Tikona in Gujarat, and roll out in Meghalaya is being carried out by a company called Shaildhar. It is basically a service which offers interne...

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Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphones launched in India, prices starts at 57900 INR

Samsung Galaxy S8 Smartphones launched in India, prices starts at 57900 INR

Their internal storage out of the box capacity is 64 GB. While the Galaxy S8 is powered by a 3000 mAh battery, while the Galaxy S8 Plus comes with a larger 3500 mAh battery. Both phones are water-re...

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Titans happy with 1-2 punch in first round

Titans happy with 1-2 punch in first round

He set the USC career records for kickoff return yardage (2,141 yards) and returns (79) and his 27.1 career kick return average is second best in Trojan history. Seven years ago, though, not many expe...

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Didi completes over $5.5 bln financing round

Didi completes over $5.5 bln financing round

The last valuation for Didi was $34 billion in August when it agreed to acquire Uber Technology Inc's China business following a drawn-out rivalry between the two firms. China legalised ride-hailing s...

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NASA's Cassini spacecraft has successfully traveled between Saturn and its rings

Cassini and its little buddy, the Huygens probe, has already gathered a laundry list of critical data from Saturn and its largest moon, Titan, which is "one of the most Earth-like worlds we've ever e...

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New Marketing For 'Call Of Duty: WWII' Reveals Release Date, New Features

New Marketing For 'Call Of Duty: WWII' Reveals Release Date, New Features

Bristling with cannon and armaments, the Rock commanded control of the Strait of Gibraltar, a critical maritime chokepoint vital to the war effort. Call Of Duty WWII, which was revealed tonight, cou...

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Baahubali 2 new posters: Amarendra Baahubali, Devasena look majestic

Baahubali 2 new posters: Amarendra Baahubali, Devasena look majestic

The new posters feature Anushka Shetty and Prabhas. In two short days the world sees the release of India's biggest film event ever. To put things into perspective, the biggest Hindi films release...

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Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

An outline of a deal has been crafted by Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., who heads the hard line House Freedom Caucus, and Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., a leader of the centrist Tuesday Group. Republicans ha...

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Prince Fans To Mark Anniversary Of Music Superstar's Death

Questlove shared a short video clip of the late singer during a recording session with the caption, "may we all learn, that flawless consistent practice ... Prince fans had been hoping to get their h...

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This is what Earth looks like from Saturn

This is what Earth looks like from Saturn

Mission scientists know that as Cassini passes through the 1,500-mile-wide gap, it could collide with the rocks that make up the rings. The spacecraft was launched in 1997 and it reached Satur...

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Rumour: There's a SNES mini coming before Christmas

Rumour: There's a SNES mini coming before Christmas

If history repeats itself exactly, then it will be pretty apparent that supply constraints are merely Nintendo's standard practice and the company's modus operandi. It never changed that goal and so...

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Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

Another nearby planet found that may be just right for life

A team of worldwide astronomers, including those in Switzerland, have discovered a rocky exoplanet in a habitable zone of a faint red dwarf star. First, the was the report of Proxima b - a rocky, Eart...

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Assad: Chemical attack is '100 percent fabrication'

Assad: Chemical attack is '100 percent fabrication'

Moscow initially said Putin would not meet with Tillerson, but later relented. Despite initial hopes in Moscow of better ties with the United States under Mr Trump, the two powers have descended...

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Watch Today's Splatoon 2 and Arms Nintendo Direct Live

It's great news for those hoping to use Splatoon 2 like shown in the adverts, meaning fans will only have to deal with the battery life of the Nintendo Switch. The call to find flaws in Switch follows...

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Amazon Launches Fire TV Media Streamer With Alexa Remote in the UK

Amazon Launches Fire TV Media Streamer With Alexa Remote in the UK

Before you can use the device's skills-Amazon's term for its audio controlled apps-you first have to enable them. Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, the company's flagship Alexa devices, have been a huge h...

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How Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund became Germany's biggest rivalry

How Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund became Germany's biggest rivalry

Ancelotti will dearly hope to have his star attacker operating at full tilt when Bayern host rivals Borussia Dortmund in Der Klassiker on Saturday. Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oliver Baumann had more to...

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Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

In Chicago , Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson likewise said they remain committed to reforms despite Sessions' order. Law Director Greg Hicks doesn't think Sessions's m...

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Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

In the months prior to the big Galaxy S8 unveiling, rumors kept piling up in anticipation and the smartphone was expected to have an even bolder design than it does in reality. The South Korean tech f...

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No joke: Snows hit Northern New England on April Fools' Day

No joke: Snows hit Northern New England on April Fools' Day

After a whirlwind of a Saturday, with snow, sleet and rain, residents in southern New Hampshire, Maine and areas north of Route 2 in MA will be greeted with flawless melting weather with peeks of sun ...

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