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Moonshot projects Loon and Wing become independent businesses under Alphabet umbrella

As with others in the "Other Bets" category, the two projects will continue the missions they started at X. Loon, which uses high-altitude balloons to blanket regions with wireless coverage, will cont...

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TV expert's cat jumps on head during interview

TV expert's cat jumps on head during interview

Despite the fact that pet interfered with the conversation with the journalist, Targalski did not stop and trying to hold the tail arm, he continued the interview. Amazingly, Targalski was unfazed by ...

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Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio

Stormy Daniels arrested in Ohio

Under Ohio law, an employee who regularly appears nude or seminude on the premises of a sexually oriented business is not allowed to touch anyone who's not a family member while nude or seminude at ...

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HTC’s blockchain smartphone will launch this year

HTC says its partnership with Cryptokitties "is the beginning of a nonfungible, collectible marketplace and crypto gaming app store". HTC will also offer a universal wallet-like functionality throug...

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May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil

May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil

Virendra Sharma, a supporter of the Best for Britain campaign for another referendum, said that a "gang of Brexit bullies are threatening to pull the plug on the Prime Minister". He has also criticise...

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Thai Cave Rescue: First Pictures Of Boys Recovering In Hospital

Thai Cave Rescue: First Pictures Of Boys Recovering In Hospital

Parents waved from behind a glass barrier, some tearfully, their faces bright with emotion. The boys would have to stay in hospital for up to 10 days, hospital director Chaiwetch Thanapaisal told th...

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Ontario woman accidentally steals auto she mistook for her rental

And so began the sleuthing, as the vehicle rental manager and the embarrassed renter started retracing her steps, beginning in the Walmart parking lot. It took the manager of the branch driving her t...

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South Korea suspends drills as ‘tremendous’ USA war exercise costs revealed

Trump made similar accusations in May, noting that North Korea's previously conciliatory tone towards the scheduled summit between Kim and Trump seemed to change overnight following Kim's meeting wi...

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Fans thank England for 'making nation dream'

Fans thank England for 'making nation dream'

The Croatians went into Russian Federation as the 20th-ranked team in the world, but in particular their midfield talents of Real Madrid's Luka Modric and Barcelona's Ivan Rakitic meant they were fa...

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Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court position

Donald Trump nominates Brett Kavanaugh to US Supreme Court position

Senate Democrats don't have a majority, however, and they are powerless to block the nomination unless some Senate Republicans join them. Orrin Hatch of Utah was already talking as though a third Tr...

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Donald Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to double their defense spending

Donald Trump tells North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies to double their defense spending

But for the USA president to say "Germany is a captive nation of Russian Federation, that's just a gross insult to [German Chancellor Angela Merkel ] and the German people", Nicholas Burns told CNBC o...

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Homeless Miami street artist with no arms charged with stabbing

According to the Miami Herald , the homeless man is a fixture in the South Beach area, known for painting with his feet. The victim was treated for his injuries and Crenshaw was taken to jail and c...

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Celebrities say England team did country proud after semi-final defeat

Celebrities say England team did country proud after semi-final defeat

With three straight extra-time matches, Croatia has played the equivalent a full 90-minute match more than France has through six games in Russian Federation. The Croats needed extra-time and pena...

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Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

Americans in United Kingdom warned to 'keep a low profile' during Trump's visit

There are fears that demonstrations over Trump's three-day visit to the United Kingdom, where he will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth, could turn violent. A spokespe...

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Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies calling for increase in defence spending

Trump lashes out at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies calling for increase in defence spending

US President Donald Trump informally proposed members spend 4% of GDP up from 2%. On a trip that will also take Trump to Britain and to Helsinki to meet Russia's Vladimir Putin, the presiden...

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Couple poisoned by Novichok received ‘high dose’ of lethal agent

Couple poisoned by Novichok received ‘high dose’ of lethal agent

Sturgess and Charlie Rowley, 45, fell ill last weekend in the town of Amesbury , near Salisbury , the city where former double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were attacked with Novic...

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Hatch: 'I Don't Think Anybody Is Going to Overturn Roe v. Wade'

Hatch: 'I Don't Think Anybody Is Going to Overturn Roe v. Wade'

Kavanaugh. In the New York Legislature , Democrats enjoy an overwhelming 104-41 Assembly majority, but a razor-thin 32-31 Senate majority (the Senate now has a Republican majority leader due to a pow...

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Trump Calls Germany 'Captive of Russia'; Merkel Recalls Occupation

Trump Calls Germany 'Captive of Russia'; Merkel Recalls Occupation

The gas pipeline mirrors the Nord Stream route going through exclusive economic zones and territorial waters of five countries - Russia , Finland, Sweden, Denmark, and Germany . Trump told reporter...

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Wimbledon won't budge on FIFA World Cup football final clash

Wimbledon won't budge on FIFA World Cup football final clash

Spectators at the event will now be able to watch England take on Croatia in the semi-finals Wednesday, a game that takes place during evening matches at Wimbledon . "Saturday [when England played in...

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Croatia stuns England in extra time to reach first World Cup final

Croatia stuns England in extra time to reach first World Cup final

Croatia emerged for the second half stronger and equalised on 68 minutes when Ivan Perisic got ahead of Kyle Walker to flick home a finish on the volley. Kane shot weakly at Danijel Subasic whe...

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Israel shoots down Syria drone; Netanyahu meets Putin

Israel shoots down Syria drone; Netanyahu meets Putin

The drone was an intelligence-gathering aircraft and belonged to the Syrian government and its remains have already been retrieved just south of the Sea of Galilee, nearly ten kilometers (six miles)...

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China: Tit-for-tat tariffs will ‘destroy’ US-China trade

China: Tit-for-tat tariffs will ‘destroy’ US-China trade

The threat of additional tariffs on $200 billion worth of goods "would mean that around half of Chinese exports of goods to the US would face significant USA punitive tariff measures", Rajiv Biswas,...

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Honeymooning cruisers in tragic zip-lining accident

Honeymooning cruisers in tragic zip-lining accident

The two suffered a number of serious injuries, including fractured ribs, Guerrero said . "The young man complained that he could not breathe". He later died in hospital. The Israeli Embassy in Gu...

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns: Downing St

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns: Downing St

Guy Verhofstadt said that "it is in the interest of the both that we move the negotiations forward". Conservative lawmaker Michael Fallon, an ally of May, dismissed Johnson's " Brexit dream" rall...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members keep wary eye on Trump's mood

Germany is extremely reliant on Russian gas, and the new Nord Stream 2 pipeline in the Baltic Sea, which Germany approved in March , will only increase its dependence. Canada only contributed 1.29...

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Manafort treated as prison ‘VIP’ with his own bathroom, shower, and phone

Manafort treated as prison ‘VIP’ with his own bathroom, shower, and phone

Manafort's motion seeks to move the Virginia trial-which is for charges of bank and tax fraud related to money he made working in Ukraine-until after his D.C. Manafort speaks to his attorneys every ...

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Taiwan spared as Typhoon Maria weakens

Taiwan spared as Typhoon Maria weakens

Torrential rain hit parts of Taiwan on Tuesday night even as the island nation escaped the impact of Typhoon Maria that officials were expecting, AFP reported . Typhoon Maria also caused the cancel...

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China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat

China vows retaliation for latest USA tariff threat

President Trump criticized trade agreements with other nations Wednesday morning, as he attends North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings. U.S. President Donald Trump is pushing his trade confli...

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Latest leak reveals Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 with new S Pen design

Latest leak reveals Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 with new S Pen design

First up, we have a new render of the Galaxy Note 9's front panel via the folks over at AndroidHeadlines . However, the front bezel is black and because it is pictured with an optional keyboard cas...

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Israel seizes boat from Gaza seeking to break blockade

Israel seizes boat from Gaza seeking to break blockade

Israel and Islamist movement Hamas, which runs the Gaza Strip, have fought three wars since 2008. "I will not go into details", he added. People taking part in more than three months of protests at ...

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