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Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Spots from Louisiana west to the Florida Panhandle have experienced flooding Wednesday as bands of storms made their way onshore. "There's been a lot of rain in the area over the last three to four ...

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Google celebrates Oskar Fischinger's 117th Birthday with special doodle

Google celebrates Oskar Fischinger's 117th Birthday with special doodle

The doodle also opens with a Fischinger's famous quote: "Music is not limited to the world of sound". Fischinger died in 1967 but to this day many of his works are in the Center for Visual Music i...

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Javier Hernandez not in Mexico starting XI vs. New Zealand

If Mexico loses to Russian Federation next time out and Portugal gets a result against New Zealand , El Tri are headed home. Mexico has scored twice in a busy second-half performance to overcom...

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Facebook India wants profile to prevail, formulates new tools to prevent misuse

Facebook India wants profile to prevail, formulates new tools to prevent misuse

Facebook has detailed a new set of safety features for India, which give users greater control over their profile pictures. When a user adds this guard, other people will no longer be able to down...

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Reviewing Technical Levels For OFX Group Ltd

About 122,375 shares traded. It has outperformed by 76.72% the S&P500. Among 17 analysts covering Hargreaves Lansdown PLC ( LON:HL ), 4 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 42% are positive...

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Uber adds tipping to its app after longstanding complaints from drivers

In an email sent out to all drivers and delivery partners, Uber said that tipping is now available in Seattle , Minneapolis and Houston and that the service will be available to all us ...

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Tensions soar over Warmbier's death, North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

Following Warmbier's death, the tour group that arranged his trip said it would no longer take Americans to North Korea . With pressure mounting for a tough USA response, the Trump administration...

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Bill Gurley to leave Uber's board of directors

That tone was set by Kalanick, who has aggressively turned the company into the world's dominant ride-hailing service and upended the transportation industry around the globe. In a side note, Recode ...

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Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

Uber is introducing tipping, with the full amount going straight to the drivers. Uber drivers are independent contractors, not employees, and lack paid sick leave and vacation, and must pay for v...

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No Autopsy For Warmbier

The United States of America can not and should not tolerate the murder of its citizens by hostile powers. Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he disbelieves this account. "And I spoke...

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NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

NewsAlert: Vegas Golden Knights select Calvin Pickard first in expansion draft

Fleury's experience and winning attitude will help the younger members of the Golden Knights. Thousands of those fans are expected to gather at T-Mobile Arena after the expansion draft for a raucous...

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Trump calls Warmbier's treatment a 'total disgrace,' suggesting Obama is to blame

The North Korean government has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental missile capable of hitting the US mainland. The Trump administration is still considering how to respond to the...

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NASA Discovers 219 New Planets, Including 10 Earth-Size

This latest update to the Kepler catalogue brings the total number of planet candidates identified by the space-based telescope to 4034. There have been almost 50 planets that have been detected...

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Mourinho in tax fraud net

Mourinho in tax fraud net

Mourinho, who has won 25 trophies with clubs in Portugal, Italy, Spain and England, managed Real from 2010 and 2013, winning the Spanish league and the Super Cup in 2012 and the Copa del Rey in 2011...

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What happened to Otto Warmbier? Ex-detainee believes torture possible

On Monday, the 22-year-old Warmbier died in a Cincinnati hospital, days after his medical evacuation home, the victim of his treatment at the hands of North Korea. White House press secretary Sean...

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After Trump tweet, China says it works nonstop on North Korea

North Korea hasn't conducted a nuclear test explosion as feared earlier this year - a possible outcome of Chinese pressure - but it has kept up its rapid pace of missile launches, drawing another U.N....

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Sen. Coons: Otto Warmbier's Death "Tantamount To Murder Of An American Citizen"

Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. Even as Warmbier's family prepared to mourn him at a public funeral service Thursday in OH, the circumstances behind his death remained uncle...

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Real President On Why Ronaldo Is Unhappy

Real President On Why Ronaldo Is Unhappy

Former Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo was accused of tax fraud last week and sources say he was so upset with the allegations that he's considering leaving Spain. Strangely, Portuga...

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Portugal claims 1st win at Confederation Cup

Broadcaster TVE said, without identifying its sources, the 32-year-old would make this payment as a gesture of good will. Russia's Georgy Dzhikiya headed narrowly over in stoppage time as Ronaldo'...

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Public funeral planned for U.S. student freed from North Korea

The death of American student Otto Warmbier following his comatose release from North Korea has further dimmed the prospect of U.S. President Donald Trump meeting with the North's leader, the Wh...

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Mattis vents U.S. frustration over North Korea

Also attending will be Ambassador Joseph Yun, the USA special envoy who traveled to Pyongyang to bring Warmbier back, and Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, the Department of State said. Alex Va...

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Gamestop Is Getting More Nintendo Switch Stock Very Soon

Gamestop Is Getting More Nintendo Switch Stock Very Soon

Speaking with GamesBeat , senior director of corporate communications for Nintendo of America, Charlie Scibetta , revealed that Metroid Prime 4 is being slotted with some kind of 2018 release. A...

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Not Even The Trump Train Can Derail America's Climate Change Progress

Not Even The Trump Train Can Derail America's Climate Change Progress

Tuesday's foreign ministry statement linked Trump's "selfish" positions on climate change with the USA administration's stern opposition to North Korea's nuclear program. The Paris accord calls for ...

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Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Introducing tipping may be a tactic by Uber to boost its public image. Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research said in a blog post that Kalanick's resignation "leaves an enormous vacuum at the top of the com...

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All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico

All Whites improve but still lose to Mexico

The June 17 game between Russian Federation and New Zealand (2-0) brought together some 50,000 spectators on the stands of St Petersburg stadium. New Zealand's superb first-half display rattle...

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Spanish prosecutors accuse Mourinho of €3.3 mln tax fraud

Reigning Ballon d'Or and Best FIFA Men's Player award victor Ronaldo has been linked with a return to Manchester United having been "outraged" by what he feels is unfair treatment by Spanish tax aut...

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Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick's departure

They also must pay for vehicle maintenance and other costs. Only three United States cities now sport the feature, but according to Uber it should be available nationwide by the end of July. Holder'...

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Uber chief Travis Kalanick bows to pressure and resigns

Uber chief Travis Kalanick bows to pressure and resigns

Late Tuesday evening, Uber CEO and founder Travis Kalanick resigned . The NYT obtained a copy of the letter entitled, "Moving Uber Forward". Uber CEO Travis Kalanick only a few days afte...

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down Under Pressure

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Steps Down Under Pressure

Embattled Uber's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Travis Kalanick resigns from the ride-sharing company he helped found in 2009, according to reports . But there is no denying that he has also be...

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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns under investor pressure

After facing over 200 complaints from his staff, including serious allegations of sexual harassment , global ride-hailing service Uber's embattled CEO Travis Kalanick has finally stepped down follo...

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Ronaldo leads Portugal over Russia

Ronaldo leads Portugal over Russia

Portugal coach Fernando Santos has praised the character of his players after they held off Russian Federation to claim a hard-earned 1-0 victory in Moscow's Spartak Stadium on Wednesday. The R...

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Nasa's Curiosity rover spotted trundling up Mount Sharp by Mars Oribiter

Nasa's Curiosity rover spotted trundling up Mount Sharp by Mars Oribiter

The image shows the 10-foot-long, 9-foot-wide rover located on the northwestern flank of Mount Sharp, looking like a little blue ant while surrounded by a rocky terrain. The HiRISE captures several sh...

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Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

Mexico come from behind to beat New Zealand 2-1

South American champions Chile and Africa Cup of Nations holders Cameroon opened the Group B fixtures at Spartak Stadium in the first 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup game held in Moscow . "Anyone that...

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Grenfell Tower survivors to be rehoused at luxury complex

The homes acquired by the government will be a mix of one, two and three bedroom flats across two blocks, the news release said. Theresa May has apologised for the failures by local and national g...

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Alaska Air Group, Inc. (ALK) Shares Sold by Lazard Asset Management LLC

The stock decreased 3.89% or $0.07 on June 20, reaching $1.73. About shares traded. Alaska Air Group , Inc. ( ALK ) has risen 29.33% since June 21, 2016 and is uptrending. Commonwealth Bank Of Aus in...

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Ohio city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

South Korea's Blue House on Tuesday cited Moon separately as saying: 'It is very deplorable that North Korea does not respect human rights'. "I think the State Department should consider putting a res...

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OH city makes plans for North Korea-held student's funeral

The North Korean government has vowed to develop a nuclear-tipped intercontinental missile capable of hitting the United States mainland. North Korea must bear "heavy responsibility" for Warmbier'...

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Mexico Comeback To Sink New Zealand

Mexico Comeback To Sink New Zealand

It looked as if Portugal was going to win, but Mexico's Hector Moreno scored in the 91 minute to make it 2-2. Santos, meanwhile, is expecting his squad to be tested by the hosts , who are in a ...

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White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

In a later tweet , he urged Democrats to "get together" with Republicans on healthcare, tax cuts and security. The seat became open when President Donald Trump tapped Rep. "I think you'd have to ...

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Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Ronaldo header gives Portugal 1-0 win over hosts Russia

Mexico showed great resiliency in battling back from two deficits against Portugal and earned a sixth straight win against New Zealand in a similar manner. Wood's superb strike was New Zealand's...

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