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Rockstar under fire for its £42 million tax relief claims

Most of the profit is reported by the U.S. side, despite the contributions the United Kingdom studios make to the games. While Rockstar provides jobs via its studios in Edinburgh, Leeds, Lincoln, an...

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Cuomo Signs Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana

Cuomo Signs Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana

It will also create a process for individuals convicted of possessing small amounts of marijuana to have their records expunged both retroactively and for future convictions. Intense three-way negotia...

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Rohingya tell Myanmar they won’t return until grant of citizenship

Rohingya tell Myanmar they won’t return until grant of citizenship

The massive camps have sparked tensions between the neighbouring nations with Bangladesh blaming Myanmar for delays in repatriating the refugees. The Myanmar team, led by permanent foreign secretary...

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Pro surfer gets bitten by shark, heads to bar instead of hospital

Pro surfer gets bitten by shark, heads to bar instead of hospital

No so for Frank O'Rourke, a 23-year-old competitive surfer from Jacksonville Beach. O'Rourke says he was lying on his board in the water, between 20 to 30 yards from the south side of the pier, when...

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Progress made as China buys USA soybeans

Progress made as China buys USA soybeans

These shipments reflect purchases made earlier this year, and the USDA is expected to release new data this week. Chinese companies have made inquiries about buying USA soybeans, cotton, pork, sorgh...

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Afghan VP candidate injured as Kabul blast kills two, wounds another 25

Afghan VP candidate injured as Kabul blast kills two, wounds another 25

No group has claimed the attack, but Saleh is a longtime, high-profile adversary of Taliban insurgents. One civilian woman was among those killed in the attack, said Wahidullah Mayar, the health min...

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Father who left twins in car said he 'blanked out'

Father who left twins in car said he 'blanked out'

The wife of Juan Rodriguez, is calling this her worst nightmare but she is defending her husband and says she does not believe this was an intentional act. "I killed my babies", prosecutors said Sat...

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Pompeo says possible run for Senate seat in Kansas 'off the table'

Pompeo says possible run for Senate seat in Kansas 'off the table'

Just hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that President Donald Trump wants a reduction in American troop levels in Afghanistan before the 2020 election, the U.S. The secretary of sta...

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Man in custody after police find four bodies inside Markham, Ont., home

Man in custody after police find four bodies inside Markham, Ont., home

Sunday after receiving a 911 call reporting possible injuries. Officers arriving at the home encountered a man at the front door. Nobody else was in the home and police won't say where the emergency...

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Pope appeals for action after more migrant deaths

Pope appeals for action after more migrant deaths

As up to 150 migrants are feared to have drowned in a shipwreck off the coast of Libya, Pope Francis made an appeal to the global community Sunday to act decisively to ensure the safety and dignity ...

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Brazil prison riot kills 52 inmates, with 16 decapitated in gang war

Brazil prison riot kills 52 inmates, with 16 decapitated in gang war

In January 2017, almost 150 prisoners died during three weeks of violence in several Brazilian prisons as local gangs backed by Brazil's two largest drug factions attacked one another. Two correct...

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Russian opposition leader may have been poisoned, doctor says

Russian opposition leader may have been poisoned, doctor says

Navalny , 43, was rushed to hospital on Sunday from jail where he is serving a 30-day sentence for violating tough protest laws, a day after police in Moscow detained more than 1,000 people for an i...

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Trump tweets about retaliation against France's tax on tech giants

Trump tweets about retaliation against France's tax on tech giants

After initially befriending the United States president despite their starkly different worldviews, Macron has increasingly stood up to the impulsive, America-first Trump on trade, climate chang...

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Man allegedly pushes boy in front of train in Germany, killing him

Man allegedly pushes boy in front of train in Germany, killing him

The chilling, apparently random attack occurred around 10 a.m. on the platform of the city of Frankfurt's busiest transit station, which was full of families, including many with children, and commute...

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Canada police expand hunt for teens sought in 3 killings

Canada police expand hunt for teens sought in 3 killings

Yesterday, Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl. The Royal Canadian Air Force has also flown in a CC-130H Hercules and a CP-140 Aurora patrol plane equipped with infrared cameras and imaging radar ...

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PM to announce £300m Growth Deals funding

PM to announce £300m Growth Deals funding

In an interview with BBC Breakfast, Ms Sturgeon's SNP colleague Derek Mackay was sceptical of Mr Johnson's visit. "If we're to have a serious conversation then he has to respect Scotland, how Scot...

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Kamala Harris' Medicare for All and who will pay for it

Kamala Harris' Medicare for All and who will pay for it

The candidate argues that those proposals would raise more than $2 trillion over ten years, which she says is more than enough to make up the difference from raising the middle class income threshold ...

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Google Shows Off Pixel 4 Soli-Powered Face Unlock, Gesture Controls

Google Shows Off Pixel 4 Soli-Powered Face Unlock, Gesture Controls

In an accompanying blog post, the company went so far as to confirm that the front of the phone will have a bezel, as per rumors, to support the Soli sensor powering the handset. The Pixel 4's app...

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Unnao rape survivor critical, her aunts dead in vehicle crash in UP

Unnao rape survivor critical, her aunts dead in vehicle crash in UP

The 19-year-old accused state lawmaker Kuldeep Singh Sengar from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of raping her at his home in 2017, but police in the notoriously lawless state initially ...

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At least 36 killed and 15 missing after landslide buries Chinese village

At least 36 killed and 15 missing after landslide buries Chinese village

A minimum of 36 folks are now identified to dangle died in a landslide that struck a village in southern China on Tuesday. Chinese language authorities told Xinhua data company that one other 40 f...

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Germany: Boy dies after being pushed in front of train

The eight-year-old boy - and his 40-year-old mother - were pushed onto the tracks in front of an oncoming high-speed train as it was arriving at the station. There was no immediate information on her ...

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American teen becomes first solo Fortnite world champion, wins $3 million

American teen becomes first solo Fortnite world champion, wins $3 million

It is the largest prize pool in the history of e-sports, with $30 million shared amongst the winners. Among the interesting stories at the World Cup Finals, Tfue - the most popular player and bett...

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'The Lion King' box office collection Week 1

'The Lion King' box office collection Week 1

The Disney film features Donald Glover lending his voice to Simba as John Oliver dubs Zazu and Seth Rogen lends his voice to Pumbaa. And Joseph was equally amazed. "A number of children will love he...

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Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong

Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong

China's Foreign Ministry Office in Hong Kong responded on Sunday with a sharply-worded statement, saying it "urges foreign politicians to stop sending the wrong signals over this violent behaviour". "...

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Newlywed wife saves husband after he fell into volcano on their honeymoon

Newlywed wife saves husband after he fell into volcano on their honeymoon

Kitts. "My wife Acaimie is extremely strong and managed to help me back up out of the volcano crater and down the trail up it's side untill [sic] we got signal which was about 2 miles while I was coll...

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Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan lauds NDRF team for successfully rescuing Mahalaxmi Express passengers

Bollywood's Amitabh Bachchan lauds NDRF team for successfully rescuing Mahalaxmi Express passengers

A railway official also said that the authorities were also ready to take those passengers who wanted to back home. Several boats were used for the rescue operation, while 37 doctors, including a gyna...

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Trump says US has agreement with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims

Trump says US has agreement with Guatemala to restrict asylum claims

The announcement comes after a court in California blocked Trump's most restrictive asylum effort to date, one that would effectively end protections at the southern border, in a decision the USA pr...

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Three North Koreans who crossed NLL repatriated

North Korea detained the 15 Russian and two South Korean crew members of the fishing boat on July 17 for violating entry rules, according to the embassy. The U.S. has pursued negotiations over the pa...

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Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment

Senior Democrat Nadler: No deadline for Trump impeachment

There appears to be a bit of disagreement between two top House Democrats on the effectiveness of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony last week. However, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has urge...

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This could be the Oppo Find Y with a

This could be the Oppo Find Y with a "Waterfall Screen"?

While curved edges aren't a new thing and even Oppo has a curved screen device Find X , the Waterfall Screen takes the idea to the next level by extending the curves to 88-degrees. The images sho...

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