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Amazon joins GST clearance rush with big electronics sale

Goods and Services Tax will roll out from July 1 and e-commerce companies are clearing off the stocks to gear up for the new roll out. Coming to budget smartphones, the Coolpad Note 5 Lite has a Rs...

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India To Take Corrective Steps To Ensure Telecoms Growth

India To Take Corrective Steps To Ensure Telecoms Growth

Minister Sinha said the government will take "corrective steps" to ensure the industry's growth. Sinha's meeting with the telecom bigwigs comes amid a raging financial crisis in the telecom sector. ...

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NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Climbing Mount Sharp

NASA Mars Orbiter Views Rover Climbing Mount Sharp

The rock got stuck in the right front wheel at some point in the last couple weeks, but scientists aren't exactly sure when it started hitching a ride because the rover doesn't snap photos of its wh...

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Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas

Tropical storm's remnants to bring heavy rain to Arkansas

Cindy, which made landfall on the Louisiana coast, has since been downgraded to a Tropical Depression . Water wasn't the only problem. Resident and neighborhood watch organizer Erin West says p...

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Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle

Nishikori retires injured, Khachanov to play Rublev in Halle

Elsewhere in Halle , Kei Nishikori retired from the tournament for the third year in a row after sustaining a hip injury in his match against Karen Khachanov . "Andy was exhausted after getting to...

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Ecuador ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change

Ecuador ratifies Paris Agreement on Climate Change

However in a letter titled "We Are Still In", filed on 6 June, hundreds of leaders of states, cities, universities and businesses pledging to continue their support for the Paris climate change agreem...

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Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

Celtics take scorer Jayson Tatum with No. 3 pick in draft

UNC big man Tony Bradley capped the banner first round for the ACC as he was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers and quickly traded to Utah. He shot 51.3 percent from the field and 37.8 percent from 3-...

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Otto Warmbier: Family declines autopsy for US student held by North Korea

North Korea reportedly told a USA official that Otto contracted botulism and slipped intothe coma after taking a sleeping pill. In Warmbier's home state of OH, the mourners - among them friend...

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Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson testifies to the House Intelligence Committee task force on Capitol Hill in Washington , Wednesday, June 21, 2017, as part of the Russian Federati...

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E3 2017: Microsoft Isn't Making Money On The $500 Xbox One X

Microsoft has finally revealed its plans for Project Scorpio , the new generation of Xbox one consoles that have been rumored for far too long. Unlike the Xbox One S , the Xbox One X will c...

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Tropical Storm Cindy expected to be downgraded to depression Thursday morning

Also, while many of you have already taken advantage of local opportunites it is the time to prepare your home by getting sandbags to protect it from flood waters. "The state's emergency preparednes...

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Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall in SW Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall in SW Louisiana

The center of the disturbance is expected to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border late Wednesday night into Thursday . The service also warned that the storm could produce a few tornadoes ...

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NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress Off Fiji

NZDF Searches for NZ Yacht in Distress Off Fiji

The Orion flight path to the stricken yacht. Rescue Coordination Centre spokesman Keith Allen says efforts have been made to contact boats in the area by radio. New Zealand Defence Force Air Commod...

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Chance for showers and storms Wednesday and Thursday

Chance for showers and storms Wednesday and Thursday

It has also been warm and humid today with highs in the upper 80's and around 90. We are going to keep an eye on how much moisture holds together and joins with the cold front as it passes by. Hazy su...

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Birds' flight ability could determine shape of their eggs

Birds' flight ability could determine shape of their eggs

Princeton University evolutionary biologist Mary Stoddard has always been fascinated that eggs are so diverse, even though they all basically do one thing-nourish and protect the developing chick. T...

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Anil Kumble quits as India cricket coach

Two days after the embarrassing defeat of India at the hands of Pakistan, Kumble resigned. The BCCI had invited fresh applications for the post of head coach days before the start of Champions Tro...

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The Needham & Company LLC Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Synaptics Incorporated (SYNA)

Moreover, Trexquant Investment LP has 0.09% invested in Synaptics, Incorporated (NASDAQ: SYNA ) for 10,800 shares. The stock has been active on the tape, now trading at $58.04, up from yesterday's c...

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Anil Kumble refuses to toe BCCI line, quits before West Indies series

I was informed for the first time yesterday by the BCCI that the captain had reservations with my "style" and about my continuing as the head coach". "India have won everything since the time Anil t...

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Chelsea complete signing of Manchester United target Daishawn Redan

Chelsea complete signing of Manchester United target Daishawn Redan

The lethal striker, who can also play on the left, has proven that he is no flash in the pan, however, having continued his sensational exploits for Ajax's U17s this past season, despite playing two y...

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Destiny 2: Weapons in the PC version won't have recoil

Destiny 2: Weapons in the PC version won't have recoil

Meanwhile, the PlayStation exclusive weapons, armor, Strike, and Crucible map will finally make their way to the Xbox One in October. Unlike its predecessor, " Destiny 2" will be playable on the ...

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Dystopian fantasy 'The Bad Batch' is half-baked at best

Dystopian fantasy 'The Bad Batch' is half-baked at best

Jim Carrey , sporting a beard of post-retirement Letterman-esque proportions, wanders into the movie as a silent wanderer and possible sage pushing a shopping cart around the desert. Nevertheless, her...

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The curious case of the warped Kuiper Belt

The curious case of the warped Kuiper Belt

Kuiper Belt objects wobble like tops, but by averaging their orbital orientation astronomers can search out a pattern. "According to our calculations, something as massive as Mars would be needed t...

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China tried but failed to help on North Korea

The high-level security talks between United States and China focused on North Korea, and came in the wake of the death of American student Otto Warmbier , who had been released after being held ca...

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Friends, family to farewell Otto Warmbier

People came Thursday morning, lined up by the hundreds, to celebrate Otto Warmbier , and something they wanted to hold onto: the good old days. Despite the uplifting celebration of his ex-classmate's...

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Senate GOP releases 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana echoed the same refrain, saying he wants to read the bill in full before articulating his concerns about it. While the draft bill has drawn criticism from around t...

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Tropical Storm Cindy, blamed for boy's death in Alabama, hits Louisiana shore

At a news conference Thursday morning, about 90 minutes after the Cindy was downgraded from a tropical storm to a tropical depression . The National Hurricane Center also warned of the possibil...

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Dead as Tropical Storm Makes Landfall in Louisiana

A woman takes photos of waves crashing next to Rollover Pass as Tropical Storm Cindy approaches the coast Wednesday, June 21, 2017 on the Bolivar Peninsula, Texas. As the storm moves northwest, the ...

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Clemson forecast to have best view of the eclipse in SC

Clemson forecast to have best view of the eclipse in SC

The sun will not know about the eclipse. NASA has strongly cautioned against directly looking with the naked eye at the sun outside of the total eclipse window. Nasa's official website for th...

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US satellites detected North Korean activity at nuclear site

US satellites detected North Korean activity at nuclear site

The U.S. government accuses North Korea of using such detainees as political pawns. Tillerson and Mattis spent most of Wednesday in closed-door meetings with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi an...

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Cameroon and Australia settle for draw, hurting Confed Cup hopes

The Socceroos' Confederations Cup fate is out of their hands after labouring to a 1-1 draw with Cameroon in St Petersburg. But while Cameroon failed to find the net in their opening match, Au...

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Oil firms risk wasting trillions if Paris targets met

The underlying idea is that by making energy derived from fossil fuels more expensive, market forces would more quickly and effectively move toward renewable energy and low-carbon solutions. Th...

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New Oregon Law Allows Motorists to Harvest and Eat Roadkill

New Oregon Law Allows Motorists to Harvest and Eat Roadkill

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed the bill last week after it was passed unanimously by the House and Senate. "Those accidents are very unfortunate [but] it seemed there's just got to be a better wa...

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Burnsville Center's Sears will close, but its Gordmans will reopen

Burnsville Center's Sears will close, but its Gordmans will reopen

Business Insider reported Thursday that 21 Sears locations that will soon be shuttered. A Sears spokesman confirmed to CNBC the number of stores included in the report was accurate. The move comes ...

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Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in tax case on July 31

Both Ronaldo and Mourinho are clients of football super-agent Jorge Mendes , who has been summoned to appear before the court at Pozuelo de Alarcon, just outside Madrid , on June 27. However, it has...

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Blockchain Raises $40M in Series B Funding

Blockchain Raises $40M in Series B Funding

Blockchain CEO Peter Smith told CNBC the new funds will help expand the team, opening new offices around the globe, plus support research and development as the company scales to meet surging dema...

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Vice President Pence hires private attorney amid Russian Federation collusion probes

Cullen also previously served as Virginia's Attorney General in the late 1990s. It's very interesting that the vice president has felt the need to hire private counsel, right? Pence has not come u...

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Why some airplanes don't fly in high heat — Science Says

Forecasters are also predicting a high of 116 degrees in Las Vegas and tourists are being warned to be careful outside and to stay alert. Phoenix radio station KSLX handed out the protective cov...

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You can flip people off in VR without dropping Valve's new controller

You can flip people off in VR without dropping Valve's new controller

Now the company have revealed some more details about the upcoming Development Kits for the new controllers. If a controller is enabled now while in Steam VR Home , the user's avatar will gain new ...

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Frank Kush, who built Arizona State into a powerhouse, dies at 88

Frank Kush, who built Arizona State into a powerhouse, dies at 88

Devine brought Kush on as an assistant coach when Devine took the Arizona State head coaching job in 1955. After three years as an assistant, Kush became ASU's head coach in 1958. The field at Sun ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo remains coy about his Real Madrid future

Goals from Peralta and Raul Jimenez saw Mexico move top of Group A later in the day, above Portugal on goals scored, and knock New Zealand out of the competition. It was only then that he was met by a...

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