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Twin bomb blasts leave 27 dead, 120 wounded in northern Pakistan

Twin blasts ripped through a crowded market in a town on the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan killing at least 15 and wounding 70 on Friday, said a Pakistani official, reported the Associated P...

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Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', like a 'death penalty'

Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', like a 'death penalty'

Iran has sent supply planes, each carrying 90 tons of food, to Doha , Qatar, in order to help the small state deal with the recent boycott by several Gulf states, Egypt and Libya. Qahtani also said...

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Mysterious 'unseen planetary mass' lurking at edge of solar system

Mysterious 'unseen planetary mass' lurking at edge of solar system

The Kuiper Belt lies beyond the orbit of Neptune and extends to a few hundred astronomical units, or AU, with one AU representing the distance between Earth and the Sun . " That is too far away to ...

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Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

Special Counsel Not Investigating President Donald Trump for Obstruction

He insisted Trump's tweet was not a real statement, explaining that the message was in response to a Washington Post report suggesting the president was under investigation. As with the travel ban ...

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Violence, Persecution Displace 65.6 Million in 2016

Gabriel Idoko, who made this appeal on Tuesday at the commemoration of the 2017 World Refugee Day in Damaturu, said education, economic rehabilitation and safe living condition are key in the rebuil...

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Police complaint: Lawyer's son fatally beat him with bat

Police complaint: Lawyer's son fatally beat him with bat

Gary was an attorney found dead in his house, with the shocking news that his son reportedly committed murder on Father's Day, Sunday, June 18. The suspect had lived with his father a few days before ...

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The White House's New Press Strategy Has Reporters Furious

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said the information was false and the source of the gossip is 'either a liar or out of the loop'. Trump and his top aides have played coy for weeks about...

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Microsoft Wants To Bring Xbox Emulation Onto The PC

The new Xbox One X gaming system will arrive with 6 teraflops of graphical power, which is more than its main rival, Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro with 4.2 teraflops. This is a great way to attract...

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Air Force Thunderbird plane involved in 'mishap' in Ohio

Air Force Thunderbird plane involved in 'mishap' in Ohio

No injuries or report of any fuel leaks were immediately reported. The Wright Patterson Air Force Base said its firefighters responded alongside the airport's fire and rescue team. "Upon landing the...

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Texas Mom was on Facebook Messenger as 6-month-old daughter died

Texas Mom was on Facebook Messenger as 6-month-old daughter died

Authorities told NBC DFW that Stuckey had been on Facebook Messenger for at least 18 minutes while the child was in the bath. She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead. An autopsy ...

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Gatland reveals keys for Lions

Gatland reveals keys for Lions

Savea has scored 46 tries in 53 Tests for the All Blacks and despite New Zealand thrashing Samoa 78-0 in their sole warm-up clash prior to the series, Gatland believes his opponents have erred. ...

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Flip Phone Still Alive: Samsung Reveals Galaxy Folder 2 For South Korea

Flip Phone Still Alive: Samsung Reveals Galaxy Folder 2 For South Korea

Note that the Samsung Galaxy Folder 2 goes on sale in South Korea at a price of about 260 United States dollars. The Galaxy S8 was priced at €799 in Europe and $750 in the US. The Galaxy Note 8 ...

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Mitch McConnell works to rally GOP votes for Senate health bill

The 142 page bill certainly changes parts of Obamacare, but it's not a full repeal. "Because Obamacare is a direct attack on the middle class, and American families deserve better than its failing s...

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Xbox One X Console Coming In November

Xbox One X Console Coming In November

The new console is one of the most important product releases from the Xbox team in years. We'll find out more soon, but it's likely that there'll be a difference between some games that go big ...

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Sourav Ganguly: It's Anil Kumble's personal decision to step down

Sourav Ganguly: It's Anil Kumble's personal decision to step down

Though West Indies are not among the top 8 ranked ODI teams, you can not rule them out of the series, especially since they have the home advantage. "None of them are as experienced like Kumble ", ...

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Watch SpaceX launch a re-used Falcon 9 rocket live right here

This isn't the only SpaceX launch that's happening this weekend, though. This launch will mark a much faster turnaround of a reused Falcon 9, potentially bringing it closer to its goal of launchin...

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Speculation the Queen's hat was a quiet Brexit protest

Even before news of Prince Philip's illness, the government had announced that the speech would be delivered with less pageantry than normal a result of the timing of the snap election . The spee...

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Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

Alabama warns of floating fire ants in floods

This animation shows Tropical Storm Cindy spinning over the northwestern part of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday afternoon, June 21, 2017. At least one death was blamed on Tropical Storm Cindy a...

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NASA Just Called Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop-Approved 'Healing Stickers'

NASA Just Called Gwyneth Paltrow's Goop-Approved 'Healing Stickers'

NASA , which typically doesn't even bother to address ridiculous pseudoscience like what Goop is trying to peddle, was looped in thanks to Goop's claims that the "Body Vibes" stickers utilize "NASA ...

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Kerala's Trivandrum tops chart in Smart Cities new list

Kerala's Trivandrum tops chart in Smart Cities new list

While both the capital of Jammu & Jashmir, Jammu & Stinagar made it to the list. Announcing the new batch of smart cities at a National Workshop on Urban Transformation in New Delhi today, minis...

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Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

Facebook launches plan to combat online extremism

Under the initiative, foundations like Jo Cox and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue will get advertising credits when they track and try to save individuals from radicalization. "It is critical t...

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Severe Weather Causes Floods, Danger to 17 Million Residents

Moisture from Tropical Storm Cindy will begin to affect the Midstate by early tomorrow morning as some periods of steady rain are likely. Galveston reported that 800 homes and businesses suffere...

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NBA Draft Day Fail: Does Markelle Fultz Know Who He's Playing For?

The Philadelphia 76ers selected University of Washington guard Markelle Fultz with the first overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday, launching an infusion of talented youth into the league. 7...

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Stan Van Gundy speaks on Luke Kennard's strengths and weaknesses

Stan Van Gundy speaks on Luke Kennard's strengths and weaknesses

Then he turned to Kennard's defense. "I think in the National Basketball Association, you know, they're ho hounds", Todd once said on "Access Hollywood Live". He saved Duke's season by emerging as...

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Lakers draft Lonzo Ball second overall in 2017

With preternatural court vision, a solid scoring touch and a desire to become a leader, the Los Angeles-area native had everything that his favorite team's top brass wanted. "Of course Embiid everyone...

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Wondering about Tropical Storm Cindy's impact on North Texas?

Cindy made landfall in Cameron Parish, Louisiana, between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. CDT Thursday with maximum sustained winds between 40 and 45 miles per hour. Cities that could experience flooding problems ...

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Huawei Honor 9 up for pre-order in the United Kingdom at £378

Huawei Honor 9 up for pre-order in the United Kingdom at £378

The " Honor 8 Pro " smartphone features fourth generation dual-lens camera with 12MP lenses and is powered by in-house Kirin 960 processor. The smartphone will be available in Navy Blue and Midnight...

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North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

The US student was arrested in Pyongyang a year ago accused of stealing a propaganda poster. Sentenced to hard labor for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, the 22-year-old Warmbi...

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Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

Canadian charged in US airport attack investigated as terror

Jeff Neville . Fifty-year-old Amor Ftouhi , who carried out the "lone-wolf" attack had entered the United States on June 16, FBI special investigator David Gelios told the media. The stabbing o...

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Valve's Knuckles VR controllers can track each of your fingers

Valve's Knuckles VR controllers can track each of your fingers

Now we're getting more details about the upcoming VR hardware-code-named Knuckles-thanks to documents posted on SteamVR's Knuckles Dev Kit group page . Meanwhile the grip zones can individually tra...

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Amazon Adds Smart Home Camera Control to Echo Show

Amazon Adds Smart Home Camera Control to Echo Show

Like all Echo speakers, it is Alexa based and uses artificial intelligence to record your commands on Amazon servers, which will let it respond and evolve better with functionality. It could be the ...

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Powerful Blast Kills at Least Nine in Pakistan

Powerful Blast Kills at Least Nine in Pakistan

The blast occurred close to Balochitsan province's Inspector General of Police Ehsan Mehboob's office on the affluent Gulistan Road where important government offices are located. Photo: Geo NewsS...

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Trail Blazers trade up to land their draft target Zach Collins

On behalf of Portland, the Kings selected former Gonzaga Bulldogs center Zach Collins . Jackson averaged 18.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game last season for the NCAA champion Tar Heels . Gon...

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'Sega Forever' debuts free console classics on Android, iOS

'Sega Forever' debuts free console classics on Android, iOS

The games are free for all devices, but a $1.99 fee blocks ads. These Mega Drive-Genesis titles include the original 1991 Sonic the Hedgehog , role-playing adventure Phantasy Star II , Sega Mega Drive...

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C38 carrying Cartosat-2 and other 30 satellites launched

C38 carrying Cartosat-2 and other 30 satellites launched

Cartosat-2, which will orbit the earth from 500 km above, is capable of counting the number of army tanks parked in hostile territories, scientists say. This was the 40th flight of PSLV and 17th fligh...

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