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Uber 'on track' for IPO in 2019: CEO

Uber 'on track' for IPO in 2019: CEO

Last month, Toyota Motor Corp ( 7203.T ) said it would invest $500 million (387.63 million pounds) in Uber to jointly develop self-driving cars. In August 2017, Uber said it was cooperating with a p...

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Nothing Unnatural about it: SC decriminalises Gay Sex, reads down Section 377

Nothing Unnatural about it: SC decriminalises Gay Sex, reads down Section 377

The five-judge Constitution bench - comprising Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra and Justices R F Nariman, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Indu Malhotra - was unanimous in its decision....

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Paraguay changed its mind on Jerusalem. Israel reacted swiftly

Paraguay's government says it's moving its embassy in Israel out of Jerusalem and back to Tel Aviv, less than four months after opening the new mission. The lengthy statement from Paraguay articulat...

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Meghan McCain contrasts father's legacy with Trump's 'cheap rhetoric'

Meghan McCain contrasts father's legacy with Trump's 'cheap rhetoric'

His family did not invite Trump to Saturday's service at the Washington National Cathedral, but key members of his administration were in attendance, including daughter Ivanka Trump and her husb...

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North Korea reaffirms 'complete suspension' of long-range missile tests

North Korea reaffirms 'complete suspension' of long-range missile tests

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "reconfirmed his determination to completely denuclearise" the peninsula, and expressed his willingness for close cooperation with South Korea and the United States in ...

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Deadly Storm Closes Busy Airport in Japan

Deadly Storm Closes Busy Airport in Japan

On Wednesday, over 200 flights were canceled at the major gateway for travelers arriving from Asian countries, affecting over 30,000 people, according to airline operators. Airport officials could not...

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Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers

Twitter not based on ‘political ideology,’ CEO tells lawmakers

The account was suspended after Domenech tweeted a screenshot of the threat. Sandberg said the company is making changes to its advertisement system, letting users know who paid for what, and is worki...

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Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

Powerful magnitude 6.7 natural disaster hits southeast of Sapporo, Japan

Widespread power outages were reported and the 119 emergency number was down in some areas. National broadcaster NHK also said there were no initial reports of damage, although some households suffe...

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Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

Trump escalates attacks on his attorney general

The president's striking suggestion that the Justice Department consider politics when making decisions showed his disregard for the agency's independence. "These two men have been charged with crim...

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Twitter Planning to Launch Threaded Conversations, 'Who Is Online' Feature

Twitter Planning to Launch Threaded Conversations, 'Who Is Online' Feature

This week, Twitter is clear about its priorities and it is presenting us with a new update of the platform that allows us to have conversations like on Facebook and also an indicator of who is onlin...

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Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis accused of felony rape

Chinese billionaire arrested in Minneapolis accused of felony rape

Zhang Shuhan, a JD.com official, said Monday by phone that "Liu Qiangdong has been released without charges and he is now back in China ". However, Sanderson said the risk of any disruption to the ...

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Ayanna Pressley wins Democratic primary- will become first Black congresswoman in MA

Ayanna Pressley wins Democratic primary- will become first Black congresswoman in MA

With no Republicans on the ticket in Tuesday's primary, Pressley is all but certain to succeed U.S. Representative Michael Capuano , 66. Capuano is a white dude. She'll face Geoff Diehl, a state repr...

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Man arrested for planning 'hostile act' against USA embassy in Cairo

Man arrested for planning 'hostile act' against USA embassy in Cairo

The man was then pushed to the ground by security forces and the fire extinguished, she added. Initial reports say a suicide bomber carrying a pack of explosives blew himself up outside of the emb...

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Russian ‘military intelligence’ behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

Russian ‘military intelligence’ behind Novichok attack, says UK’s May

The Russian Foreign Ministry said today that the names of two men named by British prosecutors meant nothing to Moscow . The two people wanted for the Novichok poisoning were members of Russia...

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Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK nerve agent findings

Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK nerve agent findings

Police released CCTV images of them, describing a three-day mission that took them from Moscow to London to Salisbury, where they sprayed poison on Skripal's door before flying straight back to Moscow...

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Samsung to debut new features on mid-range phones rather than flagships

The news comes in addition to promises from Samsung to bring more cutting edge features to mid-range handsets, in an attempt to appeal to the millenial demographic, who want something for nothing, as ...

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Twitter CEO to defend company before Congress against bias claims

Twitter CEO to defend company before Congress against bias claims

Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg , who will testify alongside Twitter Chief Executive Jack Dorsey , will acknowledge to the Senate Intelligence Committee that the company was too sl...

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Russia Resumes Air Strikes Against Rebels in Idlib, Say Monitors

Russia Resumes Air Strikes Against Rebels in Idlib, Say Monitors

Syrian government forces are now massing around the northwestern province in preparation for the assault. "However we can not say there is no gateway to reconciliation". Syrian and Russian fighter jet...

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Pressure Builds on U.K., European Union to Reach a Brexit Deal

Pressure Builds on U.K., European Union to Reach a Brexit Deal

Together, they are reportedly planning a nationwide campaign to derail May's plan and, with the support of Johnson, will present an alternative vision for leaving the European Union before the Tory ...

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Razer Phone 2 confirmed, might have PC software, services

Razer Phone 2 confirmed, might have PC software, services

With the Razer gaming phone now on sale at JB Hifi, it seems the company had enough success with the first one to warrant a second. Later we have seen Xiaomi launching a gaming-centric Black Shark ...

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Britain's Labour party adopts new definition of anti-Semitism

Britain's Labour party adopts new definition of anti-Semitism

Jeremy Corbyn insisted to the NEC about Labour that Labour was committed to "eradicating the social cancer of antisemitism" and expressed "deep concern and pain" over the loss of confidence among J...

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Trump, South Korean president to meet in NYC in late Sept

Moon and Trump spoke for 50 minutes by telephone today, a day before Moon's special envoys are set to visit Pyongyang to discuss a third summit later this month between the liberal South Korean le...

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Samsung could work with Google on AI to improve Bixby

Samsung could work with Google on AI to improve Bixby

The company has its own voice assistant called Bixby on flagships like the Galaxy Note 9 come with it in addition to the one from Google. It seems that Samsung is reassessing its strategy towards it...

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White House threatens response if Syria uses chemical weapons again

White House threatens response if Syria uses chemical weapons again

The White House also said in a statement that it was closely monitoring developments in Syria's rebel-held Idlib region, where the Syrian government is expected to mount an offensive that could spar...

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Founder of terrorist Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan: Taliban

Founder of terrorist Haqqani network dies in Afghanistan: Taliban

He had been bedridden for years and had already passed the leadership to his son Sirajuddin, who is also the Taliban's deputy leader. Given Sirajuddin's role, his father's death will operationally...

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Trump assails Sessions for pursuing two Republicans' cases

Trump assails Sessions for pursuing two Republicans' cases

In a tweet, Mr Trump criticised the prosecution of "two very popular Republican Congressmen". Collins and Hunter were the first two members of Congress to support Trump for president. The Justice ...

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Typhoon Jebi in Photos

Typhoon Jebi in Photos

Typhoon Jebi made landfall in western Japan on Tuesday, believed to be the strongest tropical cyclone to come ashore in Japan in 25 years. Jebi's course brought it close to parts of western Japan h...

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James Mattis Reportedly Ignored Trump’s Order To ‘F**king Kill’ Bashar Assad

James Mattis Reportedly Ignored Trump’s Order To ‘F**king Kill’ Bashar Assad

Other damning sections featuring Mattis include: he had to correct Trump after he got the story of John McCain's capture and torture wrong, and he carefully did not go forward with Trump's demand th...

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At least one dead after overpass collapses in Kolkata

At least one dead after overpass collapses in Kolkata

Till the reports last came in, nine persons have been admitted to SSKM Hospital which is the nearest to the spot. Fire brigade, police and NDRF personnel are engaged in rescue work. The Chief Minist...

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Sony drops PlayStation 2 from its fix roster

As Kotaku reports, even though the PS3 was launched in 2006, Sony continued to manufacture the PS2 right up until 2012. Gamers seeking repairs will now have to try their luck with unofficial servi...

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