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UK will leave the EU on Oct.31, says finance minister

UK will leave the EU on Oct.31, says finance minister

Ashworth added: "He [the prime minister] keeps saying that he wants a deal...but of course many of us suspect that he doesn't actually want a deal". It will mean 4 million workers earning increase t...

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Novartis and Microsoft to transform medicine with AI

Novartis and Microsoft to transform medicine with AI

This overall investment will include project funding, subject-matter experts, technology, and tools. "We want all Novartis associates - even those without special expertise in data science - to be abl...

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Watch the Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Launch Trailer!

Watch the Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Launch Trailer!

In the game, you crash land on Aurora, "a paradise fallen into the wrong hands", without any equipment. The game will release to all players on 4th October, and we'll have a review for you soon. T...

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China: Military Shows Off Some of Its Latest Systems in Anniversary Parade

China: Military Shows Off Some of Its Latest Systems in Anniversary Parade

The event commemorates the anniversary of the October 1, 1949, founding of the People's Republic of China by then-leader Mao Zedong following a civil war. One of the standout new additions on displa...

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More Microsoft Surface leaks have appeared ahead of tomorrow's launch event

More Microsoft Surface leaks have appeared ahead of tomorrow's launch event

It's hard to get as excited about tablets nowadays as a few years back seeing how global sales continue to contract at a worrying pace, but Microsoft has nonetheless managed to generate pretty impre...

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Shootout at Sydney police station

Shootout at Sydney police station

Gunman sprays bullets into St Marys Police Station. A vehicle stops outside Penrith station, with a man wielding a pump-action shotgun opening fire. Several other officers suffered minor injuries th...

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Microsoft Surface lineup leaks ahead of Wednesday's event - Laptop

Microsoft Surface lineup leaks ahead of Wednesday's event - Laptop

It's got the same thick bezels surrounding the display. The detachable keyboard could also make a comeback. It also appears to have a pair of USB-C ports. And if you looked closely on the leaked rende...

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Johnson makes one last Brexit offer

Johnson makes one last Brexit offer

Many EU diplomats fear the United Kingdom is heading towards a no-deal or another delay as they say the British proposals are not enough to get an agreement by October 31. Carrying a black leather p...

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WTO slashes forecast for trade growth as conflicts mount

WTO slashes forecast for trade growth as conflicts mount

The US and China have been locked in an increasingly bitter trade war for well over a year, with each country repeatedly upping tariffs and talks aimed at finding a resolution so far unsuccessful. "...

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Nissan showed a concept electric minivan

Nissan showed a concept electric minivan

Nissan says that the compact battery-electric city auto offers some clues on what future designs from the company might look like. To meet customer demands for nimble driving characteristics and conn...

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Subscription service launches in the United Kingdom for £9.99 per month

Subscription service launches in the United Kingdom for £9.99 per month

Apple has rolled out its News+ service in Australia, adding local titles from News Corp and Bauer. All Apple News users in Australia, the UK, US and Canada can continue to enjoy the free news expe...

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PS4 Cross-Play Exits Beta, Now a Full Feature For Developers

PS4 Cross-Play Exits Beta, Now a Full Feature For Developers

In an interview with Wired , Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan implied that crossplay and the PS Now streaming service, which just got a big push , would be part of Sony's strategy f...

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Deliberations resume in Dallas ex-cop's murder trial

Deliberations resume in Dallas ex-cop's murder trial

Former Dallas police Officer Amber Guyger leaves the 204th District Court following closing arguments in her murder trial at the Frank Crowley Courts Building in Dallas , Monday, September 30, ...

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Iceberg the size of Sydney breaks off Antarctic ice shelf

Iceberg the size of Sydney breaks off Antarctic ice shelf

The tabular iceberg , officially named D-28, is 1,636 square kilometres in size. This is the first major " calving " event on this particular shelf since the 1960s. The iceberg will now have to be ...

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Zynga hack exposes data of 218 million Words with Friends players

Zynga hack exposes data of 218 million Words with Friends players

Well, that unfortunate reality has now become a lot more unfortunate: it's 218 million account passwords worth of misfortune to the Words With Friends players whose accounts were allegedly breache...

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Apple easing third-party app restrictions

Apple easing third-party app restrictions

The iPhone-maker is prepping a software update for later this year that will allow apps such as WhatsApp and Skype to work better with its digital assistant, Bloomberg reported Wednesday . To be clea...

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Using your phone in school zones can cost you starting Tuesday

Using your phone in school zones can cost you starting Tuesday

Ron DeSantis said. Better keep your hands off that cellphone if you are driving near a school or in a construction zone in Florida. Tickets will start to be issued January 1, punishable as a moving ...

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Indonesia Student Protest: Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse Demonstrators

Indonesia Student Protest: Police Use Tear Gas to Disperse Demonstrators

Security was especially tight in the capital, Jakarta , where authorities blocked streets leading to the Parliament building, and 24,000 police and soldiers were deployed to secure key locations, inc...

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United Kingdom proposes new Brexit plan to avoid customs checks in Ireland

United Kingdom proposes new Brexit plan to avoid customs checks in Ireland

Those are two big no-nos for the EU. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday there had been no impropriety in his relationship with a USA businesswoman which is now subject to a possi...

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PUBG Cross Platform Play Now Live on Console

PUBG Cross Platform Play Now Live on Console

If it is turned on, you will see both console platform players. PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds will now allow cross-platform play between the two main current-gen consoles. But PUBG Corp . has rem...

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Pompeo confirms he was on call between Trump and Zelensky

Pompeo confirms he was on call between Trump and Zelensky

The president's opponents soon came out in force online, abundant and vocal as ever, with Democratic 2020 hopeful Kamala Harris urging Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to remove Trump from the platform altoget...

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North Korea confirms it fired missile from submarine

North Korea confirms it fired missile from submarine

A July article from the New York Times cited South Korean analysts in claiming that the Pukguksong-3 appeared to be nuclear-capable and a "longer-range version" of its predecessor. A State Departmen...

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Syria-Iraq border crossing opens for first time since 2014

Syria-Iraq border crossing opens for first time since 2014

The Syrian Ministry of Information convened journalists and foreign press correspondents accredited in the country to cover the reopening ceremony of the border crossing, located 650 kilometers northe...

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Apple expanding revamped Maps app to more USA states

Apple expanding revamped Maps app to more USA states

With the rollout of iOS 13 , Apple added the " Look Around " feature for Apple Maps that took a page out of Google Maps' Street View allowing users to take a 360-degree view of most major streets...

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Whistleblower spoke to Schiff aides before filing complaint

Whistleblower spoke to Schiff aides before filing complaint

During her press conference, Pelosi emphasized that House Democrats would continue to work on a bill to lower the cost of prescription drugs and to affirm Trump's U.S. Schiff. He declined to elabora...

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Samsung closes its last smartphone factory in China

Samsung closes its last smartphone factory in China

The production equipment from the factory will be moved to other facilities around the world. Samsung, the world's top smartphone maker, said it made a hard decision in a bid to boost efficiency. Se...

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$14K From Restaurant's Walls Will Go to Dorian Victims

$14K From Restaurant's Walls Will Go to Dorian Victims

But last month, employees of the neighborhood bar began the arduous task of removing the bills in order to donate the money to the parts of the Bahamas devastated by Hurricane Dorian . Just a clear...

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Standing with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey's duty: Parliament speaker

Standing with Pakistan on Kashmir is Turkey's duty: Parliament speaker

Since India abrogated Article 370 (special status for Jammu and Kashmir) in early August, government Ministers have raised the stakes around the Kashmir discussion, including PoK. "Often the argumen...

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Oculus Link turns every Quest into a Rift this November

Controller-free hand tracking is coming in a software update at some point in 2020. The update will let Quest owners get more out of the device; it now runs VR experiences and games directly over th...

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Five killed in crash of vintage World War II-era plane

Five killed in crash of vintage World War II-era plane

The airport has since closed as crews respond. Officials say the aircraft was five minutes into the flight when it reported it had a problem and was not gaining altitude. The first Nine-O-Nine flew wi...

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