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United States and France Agreed to Extend the Negotiations on the Digital Tax

United States and France Agreed to Extend the Negotiations on the Digital Tax

Internationally, efforts have been underway to find out ways to tax tech revenues, since tech companies often pay little tax in countries in which they are not physically present, thanks to older tax ...

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We’ve crossed the Brexit finish line

We’ve crossed the Brexit finish line

Hailing an end to the long battle over Brexit , the moment marks the close of more than three years of wrangling over Britain's departure. The bill will officially become law when it receives Royal...

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Black 'rock' from Italy volcanic eruption is part of exploded brain

Black 'rock' from Italy volcanic eruption is part of exploded brain

The remains of a man lying on a wooden bed were discovered at Herculaneum , closer to Vesuvius than Pompeii, in the 1960s. A study , published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Thursday ,...

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Voice of mummified Egyptian priest heard for first time in 3,000 years

Voice of mummified Egyptian priest heard for first time in 3,000 years

The team used a CT scanner at Leeds General Infirmary to check to see if the significant part of the structure of the larynx and throat of Nesyamun, brought from nearby Leeds Museum, remained intact. ...

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One dead, five missing after snowmobiles break through ice

One dead, five missing after snowmobiles break through ice

Rescuers later found the guide, who died in hospital. Tuesday, however, would end in disaster. Investigators are still hopeful that the French tourists managed to find refuge on an island or a cha...

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European Union won't tolerate 'backsliding' on NI Brexit deal

European Union won't tolerate 'backsliding' on NI Brexit deal

Armed with a 80-seat majority in the House of Commons (lower house), the bill was able to beat all opposition and passed its final legislative stage in the House of Lords (upper house) Wednesday after...

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Seattle area voters will vote with their phones in elections first

Seattle area voters will vote with their phones in elections first

The district accepts ballots from January 22 to election day on February 11. Rather than download an app, voters will use their birth date and name to log in to a mobile web page. Utah and OR follow...

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'The court is being embarrassed,' Meng lawyers say

'The court is being embarrassed,' Meng lawyers say

The Canadian government, presenting the case on behalf of the US, says it is a case of fraud, which is an offence in Canada , too; Ms. Meng's defence team says it is about sanctions evasion, and Cana...

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Google launches three new apps to reduce smartphone addiction

Google launches three new apps to reduce smartphone addiction

While we can't comment on how effective these apps will be for those of you looking to cut down your smartphone usage, they're definitely a step in the right direction from Google. These latter tw...

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Trump Administration Announces Visa Restrictions for Pregnant Women

Trump Administration Announces Visa Restrictions for Pregnant Women

Additionally, the regulation requires that visa applicants who seek medical treatment in the United States must demonstrate their arrangements for treatment and establish their ability to pay all as...

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FedEx warns customers about scam

FedEx warns customers about scam

The link asks people to set "delivery preferences" and tries to get them to enter their credit card information. Other links may take you to a customer satisfaction survey promising a free gift for ...

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Fire Department Warns of Viral TikTok 'Outlet Challenge'

Fire Department Warns of Viral TikTok 'Outlet Challenge'

According to a release from the Holden Fire Department, the "challenge" seen on the popular video app, TikTok , involves using the plug part of a phone charger, partially inserting it into the wall ...

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Apple’s Watch Connected program will give you rewards for meeting fitness goals

Apple’s Watch Connected program will give you rewards for meeting fitness goals

The Apple Watch Connected Gym program launches at select gym locations on Thursday, January 23. After the pairing process, you can sync your workout data for more accurate results. As long as you're...

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Deadly funnel-web spiders the latest threat for Australia following fires, floods

Deadly funnel-web spiders the latest threat for Australia following fires, floods

Rainfall across the weekend paired with summery temperatures have created idyllic tropical conditions in which funnel-web spiders "thrive within", said Australian Reptile Park keeper Jake Meney. The ...

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IQOO to launch Snapdragon 865-powered phone in India in February 2020

IQOO to launch Snapdragon 865-powered phone in India in February 2020

In addition, the phone had an initial price of CNY 2,998 (approximately Rs. 30,800). "We are looking at selling 1 million smartphones in the next 12 months", he replied when asked about the company's ...

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Greek Islands Stage Protest Against Migrant Pressure

Greek Islands Stage Protest Against Migrant Pressure

Global aid officials have strongly criticized the living conditions at some Greek island camps. The officials demand the government to tackle the severe overcrowding of migrant camps, which are all gr...

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Pricing & Availability of Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 Series Teased

Pricing & Availability of Upcoming Samsung Galaxy S20 Series Teased

In addition, a report from France suggests the price of the three phones: Samsung Galaxy S20 , Samsung Galaxy S20 + and Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra. On the selfie side, the handset carries a 32M...

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Here's what we know about the China coronavirus outbreak

Here's what we know about the China coronavirus outbreak

Following the outbreak of a new flu-like coronavirus in China , the death toll has risen to 9, with 440 confirmed cases. The first cases of this latest outbreak were identified in Wuhan City, Hu...

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Red Hat drives paper-thin sales growth for IBM

Red Hat drives paper-thin sales growth for IBM

The GTS segment reported a 5% YoY decline in revenue after it generated $6.95 billion. Looking at the full 2019 year, IBM said GAAP earnings per share from continuing operations totalled $10.57,...

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Justin Bieber serves 'Yummy' food with James Corden

Justin Bieber serves 'Yummy' food with James Corden

It all started when one Twitter user's tweet when viral after he spotted James and Justin Bieber filming the segment and the vehicle is attached to a truck that is actually pulling it around. ...

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Boris Johnson's Brexit bill becomes law

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill becomes law

The passage of the law vindicates Johnson's gamble to call an election last month in which he asked voters to back his blueprint for leaving the bloc on Jan 31. Leaked plans for the narrative on Brex...

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New Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game 'Project Xehanort' Announced By Square Enix

New Kingdom Hearts Mobile Game 'Project Xehanort' Announced By Square Enix

Square Enix appears to be going for the tantalizingly mysterious marketing approach, as the Twitter account and website combined have fewer details than Riku has keyblades, going as far as to hint at...

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Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite launched in India at Rs. 40,000

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite launched in India at Rs. 40,000

Samsung has ditched the dual-curved display and packed a flat display - similar to the Galaxy S10e on this device. Galaxy S10 Lite sports a 6.7-inch Full-HD+ AMOLED Infinity-O display with a 20:9 ...

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Pentagon steers away from brain trauma diagnoses after Iranian strike

Pentagon steers away from brain trauma diagnoses after Iranian strike

President Donald Trump and Secretary Mike Pompeo said Soleimani was killed because he was plotting attacks against American facilities and personnel. "I heard that they had headaches", Trump says. ...

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Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

Saudi foreign minister: Claim Crown Prince hacked Bezos phone 'absurd'

The hack, which reportedly occurred in May 2018, involved an account apparently owned by bin Salman sending Bezos a video over the WhatsApp messaging service which was loaded with spyware in a bid t...

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Doomsday Clock moves within two minutes to midnight, closest since 1953

Doomsday Clock moves within two minutes to midnight, closest since 1953

Previously, the closest position was 2 minutes to midnight, which the clock was set to first in 1953 (following the USA and then-Soviet Union's hydrogen bomb tests) and then again in 2018, amid world ...

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Mnuchin Attacks Greta Thunberg, Says She Needs To Study Economics

Mnuchin Attacks Greta Thunberg, Says She Needs To Study Economics

Mr Mnuchin said the Trump administration's stance on climate and Greta Thunberg's criticism had been "misunderstood". "Nothing's a hoax about that". 'There is a real misinterpretation of the US poli...

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Hillary Clinton beans Bernie Sanders: Darcy cartoon

Clinton even compares Sanders to Trump. Clinton attacked Sanders in an upcoming Hulu documentary about her 2016 presidential run. He was in Congress for years. "I mean, I did get more votes both i...

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Coast Guard Finds Body of Man who Went Overboard Cruise Ship

Coast Guard Finds Body of Man who Went Overboard Cruise Ship

Divers found the dead body of a while male after an hour long search. "Our hearts go out to his family and loved ones during this hard time". Coast Guard said surveillance video shows a "clean j...

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Scotland star Russell sent home for discipline breach

Scotland star Russell sent home for discipline breach

It has left fans demanding an explanation. While judgement needs to be reserved until it is clear what has happened, fans have said that they have paid money to watch their team play and they deserv...

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