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Man crushed to death by elevator in New York City building

Man crushed to death by elevator in New York City building

A horrific accident in a New York City apartment building has left a 30-year-old tenant dead, and other residents say it's the result of ignored pleas to fix the site's elevators. "Elevators are the...

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Trump sees China's tariffs, raises America's own

Trump sees China's tariffs, raises America's own

Washington Free Beacon editor-in-chief Matthew Continetti said the effects of the trade war on unemployment numbers are critical for President Donald Trump's re-election chances. "To date, the ef...

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Indonesia Shuts Internet Over Unrest Fears

Indonesia Shuts Internet Over Unrest Fears

The shutdown comes amid a surge in civil unrest in West Papua, sparked in response to the arrest and alleged mistreatment of Papuan students by police in the East Java town of Surabaya, according to t...

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Six EU states to take in Ocean Viking migrants - Commission

Six EU states to take in Ocean Viking migrants - Commission

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar spoke by phone to Mr Muscat today to confirm that Ireland will take a small number of migrants from the Ocean Viking . The resolution to the standoff was found during talks w...

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Huawei says US curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10b

Huawei says US curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10b

Chinese telecom major Huawei on Friday said the company might face a hit of $10 billion on its overall smartphone sales revenue in 2019 due to the ongoing hostility by the USA, which has threatened ...

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Modern Warfare on the PC

Modern Warfare on the PC

You can pre-download the alpha test via the PlayStation Store , which brings with it the 2 v 2 Gunfight mode across five different maps. The maps that players will be able to access are called Stac...

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North Korea Fires 2

North Korea Fires 2 "Unidentified Projectiles" Into Sea: Seoul

The two missiles were fired about 15 minutes apart from Sondok in South Hamgyong province on early Saturday morning, according to South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff. North Korea's foreign minister ...

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Russia: 'We are all one step from an arms race'

Russia: 'We are all one step from an arms race'

After accusing Russian Federation of violating the pact for years, the United Sates officially withdrew on August 2 from the 1987 INF Treaty banning ground-launched cruise and ballistic missiles wit...

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Water in United States woman's ear turns out to be venomous spider

Water in United States woman's ear turns out to be venomous spider

A Missouri woman was horrified to find out the "swishing" noise in her ear was the eight legs of a poisonous brown recluse spider . Then doctors told Torres a more terrifying truth: It was a brow...

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Israel bombed Iraqi weapons depot, says NYT

Israel bombed Iraqi weapons depot, says NYT

The Hashed, which, with Iranian training and advice, played a key role in the fight against the Islamic State group independently of the US-led coalition, is made up of disparate armed groups that als...

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Underwent Cancer Treatments

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Underwent Cancer Treatments

The court said that doctors detected the abnormality during a routine blood test early in July and then a biopsy at the end of July at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in NY confirmed "a localiz...

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Johnson, Macron discuss Brexit

Johnson, Macron discuss Brexit

Paris: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson may have taken a month to embark on his first trip overseas, but he was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putti...

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George Pell to stay a Cardinal despite child sex offences

George Pell to stay a Cardinal despite child sex offences

Pell now has 28 days to decide if he'll appeal to the Australian High Court, and it's anyone's guess what might happen should he elect to do so. Where things get interesting is this: Suppose the Con...

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Justice Ginsburg Treated for Malignant Tumor

Justice Ginsburg Treated for Malignant Tumor

The court said Ginsburg canceled an annual summer visit to Santa Fe but otherwise has maintained an active schedule during treatment. If Ginsburg, one of the nine-member court's four liberal justice...

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Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in 'historic' ruling

Mexican judge approves recreational cocaine use in 'historic' ruling

Beneath the fresh ruling, commission officials will likely be required to authorize the 2 petitioners' jabber of cocaine - allowing them to laugh, smoke or shoot it recreationally, nonetheless no long...

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Google Photos finally catches up with OneDrive’s text recognition feature

Google Photos finally catches up with OneDrive’s text recognition feature

Not only that, but Google Photos OCR also allows you tap the lens button to copy and paste the text in that image, which extends its usefulness significantly. As mentioned in the tweet , the feature ...

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Apple to tap Chinese tech for advanced iPhone screens

Apple to tap Chinese tech for advanced iPhone screens

The flexible displays are apparently undergoing aggressive testing, which raises the possibility that Apple could for the first time source such panels from China. In October 2017 BOE started to produ...

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Vivo iQOO Pro Plus 5G Version Launched With Snapdragon 855+

Vivo iQOO Pro Plus 5G Version Launched With Snapdragon 855+

The iQOO Pro 5G has three versions: 8/128GB for CNY 3,798 ($536, €483), 8/256GB for CNY 3,998 ($564, €509), and 12/128GB for CNY 4,098 ($578, €522). The iQOO Pro is priced at 3198 yuan (Rs 32,459 ap...

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Massive 26 pound cat at Philadelphia shelter looking for a forever home

Massive 26 pound cat at Philadelphia shelter looking for a forever home

B, whose real name is BeeJay , so much the web page to adopt him crashed Thursday because so many cat lovers wanted to go see him. "The whole website is down with the overload", one potential ado...

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Lenovo Smart Clock update adds photo slideshows and Continued Conversation

Lenovo Smart Clock update adds photo slideshows and Continued Conversation

The new update will bring it a bit closer, though. It's nearly too easy to bill the Lenovo Smart Clock as a Google Nest Hub Mini with its smaller 4-inch screen that keeps the fabric-covered aesthe...

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Syrian govt forces advance south of Idlib

Syrian govt forces advance south of Idlib

President Bashar al-Assad has turned to the Idlib region after clawing back control of most of Syria with key help from Russian Federation and Iran. Turkey hosts around 3.6 million Syrian refugees a...

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Spotify Premium Free Trial Extended to 3 Months Worldwide

Spotify Premium Free Trial Extended to 3 Months Worldwide

Conversion rates were subsequently much higher for Apple Music , but Spotify is finally ready to fight fire with fire. If you have yet to try Spotify Premium, now's the ideal time to give the musi...

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Direct Messaging on YouTube Shutting Down on September 18

Direct Messaging on YouTube Shutting Down on September 18

As spotted by 9To5Google, a YouTube support page has now revealed that the feature will be killed next month. "We're constantly reevaluating our priorities and have made a decision to discontinue ...

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Billionaire Businessman & Conservative Donor David Koch Has Died

Billionaire Businessman & Conservative Donor David Koch Has Died

David Koch has died at the age of 79, it was reported today. The Kochs' father, Fred Koch, guessed early - before two of his boys were out of diapers and before two were even born - that wealth mig...

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Israeli teenage girl killed in West Bank bomb attack

Israeli teenage girl killed in West Bank bomb attack

A 17-year-old Israeli girl has been killed in a bomb attack near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, the Israeli military says. The family was at a water spring when the explosion occ...

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Motorola One Action to launch in India today: Livestream timings, expected price

Motorola One Action to launch in India today: Livestream timings, expected price

The One Action is priced at Rs 13,999 and will be available in Denim Blue and Pearl White colours to choose from. This is paired with 4GB RAM and 128GB storage which can be expanded by up to 512GB u...

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Google, Microsoft, Alibaba help found data protection consortium

Google, Microsoft, Alibaba help found data protection consortium

Data encryption today needs to happen when it is at rest on a hard disk, in transit through multiple systems, and even while it is being used. Founded by the Linux Foundation , the consortium no...

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Charged With Internet Fraud, Money Laundering In US

Charged With Internet Fraud, Money Laundering In US

NOW: FBI to announce domestic arrests and the unsealing of a federal indictment charging 80 defendants - mainly in the USA and Nigeria - who allegedly carried out cyber fraud and money laundering sche...

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Putin orders reciprocal response to U.S. missile test

Putin orders reciprocal response to U.S. missile test

The ground-launched version of the Tomahawk was removed from service after the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty was ratified in the late 1980s. The U.S. has explained its withdrawal from...

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Lightning strike kills five in Polish, Slovak mountains

Lightning strike kills five in Polish, Slovak mountains

Polish rescue workers move injured tourists from a helicopter near Zakopane , Poland on August 22, 2019 after a sudden lightning storm killed five people, including two children, in the Polish and Sl...

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