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Lyft raises $1 billion at $11 billion valuation led by Alphabet's CapitalG

Lyft raises $1 billion at $11 billion valuation led by Alphabet's CapitalG

The company was reported to be raising a new $1 billion round , with Alphabet involved, back in September. That brings Lyft's valuation to $11 billion. There's yet another complication in Alphabet's ...

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Vingt ans de prison requis contre Redoine Faïd — Assises de Douai

L'avocat général a affirmé n'avoir aucun éléments contre lui. Ce braquage avait été "d'une extrême violence" où "tout a été fait pour terroriser les victimes qui portent encore les stigmates qu'elle...

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VIDÉO. Assemblée nationale : budget, coke et fou rire général

C'est qu'une fois ça fait plaisir hein, une fois qu'on le fait. Les industriels qui produisent les robots n'ont pas besoin d'une accélération puis d'une dépression (.) comme la coke " a lancé le déput...

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North Korea sends 'unprecedented' letter, demonising Donald Trump, to Australia

North Korea sends 'unprecedented' letter, demonising Donald Trump, to Australia

From there, it made its way to Bishop a week later. I don't know if North Korea will survive a year with these sanctions. A majority, 54%, also disapprove of how the President is handling the situat...

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Morgan Freeman to star in Colin Powell biopic

Morgan Freeman to star in Colin Powell biopic

Bush getting the USA involved in the Middle East, and Powell - who was the first-ever African-American Secretary of State - later came to regret his words as the evidence he based them on was discr...

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Drop, Cover, Hold On During ShakeOut Drill

Drop, Cover, Hold On During ShakeOut Drill

Organizers say 10.2 million people are registered to take part in the "Great California ShakeOut" at 10:19 a.m. Thursday. The worldwide drill was organized by the Great Southeast ShakeOut campaign. ...

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Un couple condamné en appel pour

Un couple condamné en appel pour "un bisou" — Tunisie

Alors qu'ils étaient arrêtés en voiture sur le bas-côté pour discuter après une soirée arrosée, des policiers les ont vus enlacés et les ont interpellés. Les avocats de la défense plaidaient bénévolem...

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US Knew about and Supported 1965 PKI Murders, Documents Reveal

The 39 documents are part of a cache of nearly 30,000 pages of declassified embassy paperwork spanning from 1965 to 1968, processed by the National Declassification Center, a division of the US Nation...

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Dogs have pet facial expressions to use on humans, study finds

Dogs have pet facial expressions to use on humans, study finds

Dogs really do turn on the puppy eyes when humans look at them, according to researchers studying canine facial expressions. In non-human primates, facial expressions have been shown to be mediated ...

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Excerpts from letters written by a young Barack Obama

There are nine letters from Obama in total, ranging in dates from 1982 to early 1984 and spanning his time at Columbia University in New York City and Indonesia. I see old dim roads, rickety homes win...

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Fatwa bans Muslims from posting photos on social media

Fatwa bans Muslims from posting photos on social media

The fatwa , issued recently by the Darul Iftaa of Darul Uloom Deoband - the seminary's department responsible for giving opinions and issuing edicts over issues and interpretations of the Qoran and S...

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Apple Watch loses cellular service in China

Apple Watch loses cellular service in China

The Chinese market offers a big opportunity for Apple , but the company has had a history of issues with its devices and services in the country. The eSIM is embedded in the watch by Apple, not by ca...

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Three senior NI officers investigated over 'critical' misconduct allegations

Eighteen months later, the Public Prosecution Service informed them that no one would face any charges. The Sunday World reported that Hamilton had announced his resignation at an event for senior ...

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Former Tulsa Police Officer Convicted in Death of his Daughter's Boyfriend

Former Tulsa Police Officer Convicted in Death of his Daughter's Boyfriend

Lisa Kepler testified that on the day of the shooting, she and Jeremey Lake went to a bridge near the home they were staying to pass out water bottles to the homeless. Carl Morse, the father of Jereme...

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Les élections présidentielles et législatives au reportées sine die — Kurdistan irakien

Les élections présidentielles et législatives au reportées sine die — Kurdistan irakien

Mercredi, la commission électorale régionale du Kurdistan irakien a suspendu les préparatifs des élections présidentielles et législatives prévues pour le 1er novembre en raison de la crise actuelle d...

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La Race of Champions choisit l'Arabie Saoudite pour 2018

L'Arabie Saoudite n'a pas encore eu de course majeure et cela va changer en 2018, avec la Race of Champions. La Race of Champions sera réalisée au King Fahd International Stadium situé à Riyadh, la ...

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Limited (TSM)

Deutsche Bank upgraded it to "Buy" rating and $255 target in Wednesday, November 30 report. FBR Capital maintained it with "Outperform" rating and $55 target in Friday, March 3 report. It has outper...

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Uranus will be visible tonight (if the skies are clear)

Uranus will be visible tonight (if the skies are clear)

Tonight, though, it might be worth giving a try to looking up into the night's sky yourself. They also calculate that the planet will still be about 1.7 billion miles away, a distance light needs near...

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Donald Trump accused of disrespect by family of soldier killed in Africa

Donald Trump accused of disrespect by family of soldier killed in Africa

Wilson also said on CNN's "New Day" Wednesday morning that Trump didn't know the name of the service member and that his widow "broke down" after her call with the president. Wilson said she, member...

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What's the most popular Halloween candy in California?

What's the most popular Halloween candy in California?

The far superior Hershey Company is based in Pennsylvania, and creates by far the greatest Halloween candy - Reese's Peanut Butter Cups, which is the most popular candy in four states - Iowa, Kansas, ...

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Jeep Compass Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

Jeep Compass Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

The test is basically the passenger version of the existing small front overlap test, a stringent evaluation implemented in 2012 that sends a vehicle into a barrier at 40 miles per hour with just 25 p...

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Terrorists work on another 9/11 for USA

Terrorists work on another 9/11 for USA

Embassy in London , Britain's Express reported . "They want to take down aircraft, the intelligence is clear on that", the security chief was quoted by Daily Mail as saying at the event. Her speec...

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Central Intelligence Agency fires dog who wasn't 'enjoying' explosive detection training

Central Intelligence Agency fires dog who wasn't 'enjoying' explosive detection training

Tough work: 'All dogs, like humans, have good & bad days when learning something new. Same for our pups, though it usually lasts just a day or two'. Unfortunately for Lola, no amount of extra attent...

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SUV rams into crowd in Ukraine, kills six

SUV rams into crowd in Ukraine, kills six

CCTV footage shows how a vehicle ploughed into people on the pavement in the city of Kharkiv . Among the injured ones there is a 15-year-old and a seven-months-pregnant woman who, according to the ...

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Weather warning issued as Storm Brian heads towards London

Weather warning issued as Storm Brian heads towards London

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning from 4am to midnight on Saturday. He says that while the GFS charts show storm Brian's track staying just south of the Midlands, meaning the Midlan...

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May Seeks 'Ambitious Plans' For Brexit Talks

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told AFP in an interview he was "worried of course" about the slow pace of Brexit talks, adding: "I don't believe that this summit will be the solution". The sum...

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Microsoft Surface Book 2 - New Processors, New Display and More

Microsoft Surface Book 2 - New Processors, New Display and More

Facebook/SurfaceFeatured in the image is the Microsoft Surface Book 2. Microsoft's executive officer Panos Panay made the announcement through a Windows blog post . For example, the 15-inch Surface B...

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Trump questions if Russia, FBI or Democrats paid for dossier

Trump questions if Russia, FBI or Democrats paid for dossier

Trump is likely referring to the firm signaling it would not fulfill a subpoena from the House Intelligence Committee, accusing Chair Devin Nunes (R-CA), who'd stepped down from the panel's Russian...

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Tiberi to Resign From Congress?

Tiberi to Resign From Congress?

One report says he will become the new president of the Ohio Business Roundtable. The Roundtable did not respond to a request for comment. In a statement, Tiberi said that he had not determined his ...

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VW is building an electric racecar to try and break a record

VW is building an electric racecar to try and break a record

And the very fastest cars have gotten a lot quieter, too. The race course is 12.4 miles long, climbing 4,700 feet to the summit at just over 14,000 feet above sea level. "The extreme stress test on Pi...

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