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Apple gobbled up Huawei and Samsung in Q4 2019

Apple gobbled up Huawei and Samsung in Q4 2019

Analysts at the start of 2019 had predicted that Huawei may soon outnumber Samsung , which could've become a reality had the U.S. not imposed trade restrictions on the company . Xiaomi followed w...

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RwandAir suspends China flights amid coronavirus outbreak

RwandAir suspends China flights amid coronavirus outbreak

Kenya is reported to have Africa's sixth-highest risk of receiving a case of the new coronavirus imported from China, according to a new modelling study produced by Northeastern University in the US...

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Auckland suburb's Chinese New Year festival cancelled amid coronavirus concerns

Auckland suburb's Chinese New Year festival cancelled amid coronavirus concerns

China's $9.2 billion box office marketplace, the 2nd biggest on earth, will be struck with enormous losses since the majority of the nation's theatres have closed down, closing greater than 70,000 dis...

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Apple unveils revamped map app to challenge Google

Apple unveils revamped map app to challenge Google

Apple said the redesigned "Maps" program is fast, accurate, and comprehensive, even weaving in transit options in some locations. The company rebuilt the Maps app from the ground up by sending hun...

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Australia defends coronavirus quarantine plans

Australia defends coronavirus quarantine plans

Professor Brendan Murphy said the World Health Organisation had "strongly recommended" not banning flights from China. "The federal government must take urgent measures to protect its own citizens a...

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Sen. Van Hollen responds to Rand Paul's 'repugnant' whistleblower question

Midway through Thursday's trial session, Warren sent the question for the Democratic House managers - which Roberts had to read aloud. For the most part, Roberts has kept his poker face on tight, not ...

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OnePlus finally joins wireless charging party, and OnePlus 8 should be first

However, it looks like OnePlus may be ready to introduce wireless charging with its upcoming OnePlus 8 series. OnePlus 8 is touted to feature a 6.7-inch 120Hz display, Snapdragon 865, a punch-ho...

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Chinese family of 4 infected with new coronavirus in UAE

Chinese family of 4 infected with new coronavirus in UAE

Mark Woolhouse, a professor of infectious disease epidemiology at the University of Edinburgh, said the steps are justified to prevent the introduction of the virus and its spread. Andrew Cuomo said T...

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Cruise ship with 6,000 passengers stuck at Italian port after coronavirus scare

Cruise ship with 6,000 passengers stuck at Italian port after coronavirus scare

The Costa Smeralda cruise ship is now docked at a port in Civitavecchia , north-west of Rome, with roughly 6,000 passengers and 1,000 crew members on-board. Hundreds of passengers waiting to get ...

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Attacks in Afghanistan spike as USA weighs troop drawdown

Attacks in Afghanistan spike as USA weighs troop drawdown

While the number of attacks reached a record high, the proportion that were designated successful was similar to the same period in 2018. The capital, Kabul, and other urban areas have seen a rare s...

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NPR reporter barred from Pompeo trip after testy interview

NPR reporter barred from Pompeo trip after testy interview

Pompeo plans to stress the importance of the U.S. -Ukraine relationship, a sentiment long shared by Republicans and Democrats who see the former Soviet republic as a bulwark against Russian ambitions....

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Washington Post criticized for suspending reporter over Kobe Bryant tweets

Washington Post criticized for suspending reporter over Kobe Bryant tweets

Although Bryant stopped short of admitting guilt, he did acknowledge that while he viewed the encounter as consensual, his accuser did not. "Felicia did nothing more than what The Post's own new...

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911 service out in some MI counties

911 service out in some MI counties

State police said those with emergencies can call the Gaylord Regional Communication Center at 989-732-5141 or the non-emergency number for local dispatch or go to a fire department. 911 services appe...

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CT man accused of killing his wife found dead

CT man accused of killing his wife found dead

Dulos was found unresponsive in his garage after a suicide attempt on Tuesday. "It's been a truly horrific day for the family filled with hard decisions, medical tests and meeting the requirements...

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Coronavirus outbreak: State department issues 'do not travel' advisory for China

He said examples of travel restrictions include visa refusal, border closure, and quarantine of travelers who are in good condition. The WHO's director general, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said: "Th...

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Labor backs use of Christmas Island for coronavirus quarantine

Labor backs use of Christmas Island for coronavirus quarantine

Images released by the Federal Government of the facilities that will be utilised on Christmas Island for Australians who are evacuated from the Wuhan area. Citizens wear masks to defend against new v...

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Kushner Tells Israel to Slow Down on Annexation Plans

Kushner Tells Israel to Slow Down on Annexation Plans

The conversation was meant to "unify the Palestinian ranks in the face of this aggressive deal" and discuss "joint action" to address it, he noted. In this regard, the Euro-Med Monitor warned agains...

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Adam Schiff wants to devote one week to hearing impeachment witnesses

Adam Schiff wants to devote one week to hearing impeachment witnesses

Sorry, but your player cannot support embedded video of this type, you can download this video to view it offline. But that would be unprecedented in an impeachment trial, so no one is sure what wil...

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UP: Police Shoot and Kill Man Holding Over 20 Children Hostage

UP: Police Shoot and Kill Man Holding Over 20 Children Hostage

He had not made any demands to release the children, the police had said in the evening. Police said Batham handed over the girl to his neighbour from a balcony. However, she succumbed to her injuri...

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Germany: nurse suspected of drugging 5 babies with morphine

Germany: nurse suspected of drugging 5 babies with morphine

The babies, at least some of them were born prematurely, got sick simultaneously in the first hours of December 20, suffering from shortness of breath. German authorities responded to the report and ...

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Lev Parnas Tells Court He Can Give Democrats Evidence Himself

Lev Parnas Tells Court He Can Give Democrats Evidence Himself

The Trump accuser's lawyer said Parnas was "enjoying himself in Washington" after the Senate chamber's blanket ban on electronics kept him from watching the trial from the Senate visitor gallery. ...

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Pentagon: Soldiers Concussed in Iran Attack Now Number 64

Pentagon: Soldiers Concussed in Iran Attack Now Number 64

No US troops were killed but dozens suffered traumatic brain injuries from the explosions, and Washington wants to deploy Patriot missiles to better protect the bases, which house some of the 5,20...

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Manila's traffic congestion is second worst in the world, says report

Manila's traffic congestion is second worst in the world, says report

According to the study, motorists in Belfast previous year spent an extra 22 minutes on each half-hour trip during the morning rush hour and 19 in the evening. The 239 cities that TomTom included in t...

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'Do not travel to China': US issues coronavirus alert

'Do not travel to China': US issues coronavirus alert

Of the new deaths, 37 were in Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, and one was in the southwestern province of Sichuan. Four other workers at the same factory later became infected. Possible...

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EU Lawmakers, With Eye on Apple, Call for Common Mobile Charger

EU Lawmakers, With Eye on Apple, Call for Common Mobile Charger

The Commission should adopt new rules by July, the lawmakers' resolution said. Subtext: We're exhausted of the ongoing charging cable nightmare. According to MEPs, an estimated 50 million tonnes of ...

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Lowry leads Raptors past Hawks for eighth straight win

Lowry leads Raptors past Hawks for eighth straight win

An injury to the same hamstring forced him to miss 12 games from December 20 to January 12. Former Raptor Vince Carter, who received a video tribute and a standing ovation, scored 10 points. Davis fin...

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Vanessa Bryant: ‘There aren’t enough words to describe our pain’

Vanessa Bryant: ‘There aren’t enough words to describe our pain’

Vanessa, Natalia, Bianka, and Capri - I am so sorry for your loss. Vanessa Bryant thanked the millions of fans who have shown support during what she called a "horrific time" and announced that the ...

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People Confusing Corona Beer And Coronavirus, Reveal Google Search Trends

People Confusing Corona Beer And Coronavirus, Reveal Google Search Trends

To clarify, the two are unrelated: Coronavirus is a pneumonia-like illness that has sickened thousands worldwide; Corona beer is a pale lager from Mexico. In English, the anatomical term "corona" is...

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Amazon boss´s mobile phone `hacked by Saudi Crown Prince´

Amazon boss´s mobile phone `hacked by Saudi Crown Prince´

Last week, Agnes Callamard, the United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions, asserted that Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman was "the most likely ...

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House passes a human rights support law in Tibet

House passes a human rights support law in Tibet

It would also mandate that no Chinese consulate be established on USA soil until a US consulate is established in Lhasa, Tibet's historical capital. "It should be clear that we support a positive an...

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