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Fumes at FAA facility cause delays at DC-area airports

Fumes at FAA facility cause delays at DC-area airports

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA ) sent out a statement saying the control center was evacuated after fumes from construction work seeped into the rooms. The evacuation, at the facility that d...

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News websites seek approval for ad negotiations with Google, Facebook

News websites seek approval for ad negotiations with Google, Facebook

Without one, they could risk triggering Justice Department scrutiny for violating antitrust laws. This isn't exactly a secret - almost half of all American adults rely on Facebook as a primary news de...

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EU Population Grows To 512 Million Due To Influx Of Refugees

EU Population Grows To 512 Million Due To Influx Of Refugees

When it comes to total population rise (i.e. natural change plus migration), Ireland had the fourth highest relative rise in population in the European Union in 2016 (+10.6 per 1,000 residents). An in...

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Fight over CFPB arbitration rule may just be starting

Fight over CFPB arbitration rule may just be starting

U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., called it a "game-changing move" to restore power to American consumers. Many people aren't aware that their bank account or credit card contracts came with an arbitra...

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Nevada considers emergency rules to address shortage of legal weed

Nevada considers emergency rules to address shortage of legal weed

Tourists and locals alike have been lining up in front of Nevada's dispensaries to purchase marijuana since its legalization went into effect July 1. Now they await the outcome of a hearing this Thu...

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Get Free Chick-fil-A Tuesday By Dressing Like A Cow

Get Free Chick-fil-A Tuesday By Dressing Like A Cow

Make a shirt, or a mask, or add spots to your outfit so you're covered "head-to-hoof"! Additionally, all free-standing Chick-fil-A restaurants will have an active Cow Appreciation Day Snapchat filter ...

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Survey Looks At Best/Worst Tippers In America

Survey Looks At Best/Worst Tippers In America

Meanwhile, women, Democrats, southerners and cash users only tip about 15%, according to the study. - 27% of hotel customers always tip their housekeeper; 31% never do. Geographically, 62 percent of...

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7-Eleven to give away free slurpees Tuesday

7-Eleven to give away free slurpees Tuesday

This year is also a milestone for the brand, so expect some serious fanfare. 7-Eleven is also inviting Slurpee fans to try its new Cotton Candy Slurpee. Don't delay, run to 7-Eleven today! Part of...

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Martial law to remain in Southern Philippines

The fighting erupted after a botched operation by military and police commandos to arrest Isnilon Hapilon , a terrorist leader believed to be the "point man" for the #Islamic State (IS) in the #P...

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Sky Sports rolls out new themed channels

Sky Sports rolls out new themed channels

United Kingdom broadcaster Sky Sports has unveiled revised logo and plans to offer 10 distinct channels, each serving a particular sport or range of sports. Along with with all the footballing act...

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Over 4 lakh people affected by flood in Assam

Over 4 lakh people affected by flood in Assam

As of Monday, district administrations have opened 148 relief camps in 10 districts housing over 18,000 people. Rhino habitats Kaziranga National Park in upper Assam and Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary ...

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Apollo Global Picks up ClubCorp Holdings

Apollo Global Picks up ClubCorp Holdings

The firm has a market cap of $861.08 million, a P/E ratio of 218.33 and a beta of 1.12. Their 50-Day Simple Moving Average is a difference of 74.57% from current levels. raised its stake in ClubCorp ...

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A lot to look forward to in the second week of Wimbledon

For the first time since 2015 Roland Garros, the entire quartet - Andy Murray , Novak Djokovic , Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal - will play in the second week of a Grand Slam. I'm not hiding it"...

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Seventh Round of Syria Peace Talks Commence Amid New Ceasefire

Seventh Round of Syria Peace Talks Commence Amid New Ceasefire

Later in the day, he said he also met opposition leaders and representatives of the five permanent members of the UN Security Council - China, France, Russia, the United States and Britain - saying he...

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Amazon rolls out Geek Squad-style home services

Amazon rolls out Geek Squad-style home services

Recode also noted that Amazon has created a new online hub for smart-home setup and installation, which offers customers assistance with controlling the lights or temperature by voice or learning...

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Technical glitch fails to deter investors; Sensex, Nifty hit fresh lifetime high

Technical glitch fails to deter investors; Sensex, Nifty hit fresh lifetime high

Trading activities resumed at 1230 hours at the National Stock Exchange ( NSE ) in the afternoon today after the system faced technical glitches in the morning that led to diruptions. Domestic Insgt...

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Trump Pushes Xi To Take Action On North Korea During G20 Talks

Trump Pushes Xi To Take Action On North Korea During G20 Talks

After Otto Warmbier, an American university student detained in North Korea for over a year, returned home in a coma and then died a week later, Trump tweeted that China tried but failed to resolve t...

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Man tried to open jet door during flight

Man tried to open jet door during flight

A flight attendant asked for assistance from other passengers and notified the cockpit of the situation, and the pilot made a decision to divert the flight back to Seattle. When he emerged, he lunge...

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Mexico finds scoring form, beats El Salvador in entertaining Gold Cup match

The Central American team left three players upfield when defending corners and didn't sit back as much as other teams in CONCACAF usually do against El Tri . When the replay was shown on the big scr...

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Microsoft 365 bundles Windows 10 and Office 365 into one package

Microsoft 365 bundles Windows 10 and Office 365 into one package

Microsoft 365 Business is geared more toward the SMB crowd, with the post noting that it is designed for businesses with "up to 300 users". Writing on the Office blog , Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporat...

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EU Parliament Brexit Negotiator Calls UK Offer on EU Citizens 'Damp Squib'

EU Parliament Brexit Negotiator Calls UK Offer on EU Citizens 'Damp Squib'

While we accept the Brexit decision was a democratic choice, we were never convinced Brexit would be a positive development economically, certainly not for the standing of Europe and the United Ki...

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China's Wanda Retreats from Theme Park Business With $9.3 Billion Deal

China's Wanda Retreats from Theme Park Business With $9.3 Billion Deal

In its statement on Monday, Dalian Wanda said it will sell a 91% stake in the 13 projects for 29.57 billion yuan, and the 76 hotels for 33.59 billion yuan. "Through this asset transfer, Wanda Commerci...

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Stripe adds global support for WeChat and Alipay

Stripe adds global support for WeChat and Alipay

It is also opening an office in Hong Kong to serve the wider Asian market, adding to its 13 existing locations around the world. Stripe's arrival in Hong Kong follows last month's launch into six ...

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Sanctions against Russian Federation to remain in place, says US

Sanctions against Russian Federation to remain in place, says US

In the meantime, Russian Federation can expect USA and European sanctions to stay in place unless Russian Federation backs away and helps restore full Ukraine control over its territories. He thanked ...

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First Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle rolling off production line

First Tesla Model 3 electric vehicle rolling off production line

A prototype of the Tesla Model 3 is on display in front of the factory during a media tour of the Tesla Gigafactory which will produce batteries for the electric carmaker in Sparks, Nevada July 26, 20...

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COSCO offers $6.3b for OOIL

COSCO offers $6.3b for OOIL

Upon completion of the deal, Cosco will hold 90.1% of the Hong Kong line while SIPG will hold 9.9%. Cosco is offering $10.07 per share, a 38% premium over OOIL's closing price on Friday. Shipping co...

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Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways removed from USA laptop ban

Royal Jordanian, Kuwait Airways removed from USA laptop ban

Qatar Airways today said all personal electronic devices can be carried on board all departures from Doha's Hamad International Airport to destinations in the US. Department of Homeland Security. Th...

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Russian Federation blocks statement about missile test at UN

Russian Federation blocks statement about missile test at UN

Security Council resolutions, They must step up efforts to promote talks and manage and control the situation", Xinhua said , citing Xi. But Washington faces an uphill struggle to convince Russia...

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Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez admits to lure of Premier League

Atletico Madrid defender Jose Gimenez admits to lure of Premier League

And the Emirates Stadium will host the first game, with the Gunners playing 2015-16 champions Leicester with a 1945BST kick-off on Friday, August 11 on Sky Sports. And Newcastle's return to the top ...

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Z's '4:44' hits platinum in less than a week

Z's '4:44' hits platinum in less than a week

He is also the only hip hop artist with more than 10 RIAA Platinum (or higher) studio albums . The RIAA tweeted JAY-Z's major accomplishment on Wednesday. When Jay released his previous albu...

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Pandya included in Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

Pandya included in Test squad for Sri Lanka tour

Pandya was selected in the four-match Test squad against Australia but didn't get to play a match before sustaining a shoulder injury. Nair entered record books when he scored a triple century aga...

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After Lalu Prasad, ED raids Misa Bharti's Properties

After Lalu Prasad, ED raids Misa Bharti's Properties

Till reports last came in, ED officials confirmed having seized various "incriminating" documents, electronic devices, including mobile phones, during the raids. Two more properties are under the scan...

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UFC crown new champion while another shows zero chill

The victory sets up a fight against England's regular UFC middleweight world champion Michael Bisping , whose injury paved the way for an interim title. At 26, Whittaker is impressively polished. "I'...

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Man Utd boss Mourinho texted Lukaku last week to settle differences

Man Utd boss Mourinho texted Lukaku last week to settle differences

Lukaku had been linked with a move back to Chelsea all summer before United sensationally hijacked the deal. Man Utd ace Paul Pogba has welcomed his soon-to-be teammate Romelu Lukaku to the cl...

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Main accused of Ballabgarh lynching arrested from Maharashtra

Main accused of Ballabgarh lynching arrested from Maharashtra

Earlier while talking to a national channel, Junaid's father Jalaluddin had urged the government bring anti-lynching law saying it was my son this time. The police earlier arrested five persons includ...

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