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Jittery SA, markets wait for Gordhan's return

Jittery SA, markets wait for Gordhan's return

Talk Radio 702 said Gordhan's dismissal had been discussed on Monday at talks between Zuma and the South African Communist Party, allies of the ruling African National Congress. This post was syndicat...

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Facebook unveils new shopping ad format 'collection'

Facebook unveils new shopping ad format 'collection'

Like Canvas, a collection is created specifically for mobile, and seems designed to win users over in the Facebook app - before directing them to the advertiser's mobile website. Its hope is that this...

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Ssangyong Rexton (Mahindra XUV700) unveiled ahead of Seoul debut

Ssangyong Rexton (Mahindra XUV700) unveiled ahead of Seoul debut

There were considerable downsides, though. The new Ssangyong Rexton SUV - the G4 Rexton in its home market - arrives as a family SUV Ssangyong hope will make a dent in the sales of cars like the Hyu...

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Sony Mobile announces Xperia L1 for Ireland

Sony Mobile announces Xperia L1 for Ireland

It has been powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor with Adreno 530 GPU. Sony Xperia XZs is a successor to last year's Xperia XZ, which was launched in India last year in September. The Dual SI...

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Here's How Dating Apps May Be Helping NBA Players Win More Games

Here's How Dating Apps May Be Helping NBA Players Win More Games

That number dropped to an all-time low of 57.4% this season. "Tin-der-i-za-tion", he told Haberstroh, "like the dating app". The article adds that Instagram is also a popular form of communication...

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Honda CR-V nabs Top Safety Pick+ award

Honda CR-V nabs Top Safety Pick+ award

This year, at first glance, SUV and crossovers make the greatest stride in overall safety ratings, based on 5 categories + 1, electronic frontal crash prevention technology. The Honda lineup includes ...

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Michael Bisping willing to fight Yoel Romero if GSP bypasses July date

Michael Bisping willing to fight Yoel Romero if GSP bypasses July date

UFC president Dana White revealed earlier this month that Georges St-Pierre would fight Bisping for the UFC middleweight title in his much-anticipated return to mixed martial arts. St-Pierre added. ...

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US dominates Puerto Rico in WBC, but Puerto Ricans still inspired

US dominates Puerto Rico in WBC, but Puerto Ricans still inspired

Right-hander starting pitcher Marcus Stroman stopped Puerto Rico's offense and with their own 13-hit attack, United States of America defeated Puerto Rico 8-0 at Dodger Stadium to win their firs...

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HTC Vive to make VR content for Warner Bros. film

HTC Vive to make VR content for Warner Bros. film

There are also plans to bring Ready Player One-inspired content to the Viveport Arcade - HTC's out of home VR initiative - meaning all of this gubbins can be showcased at various consumer events thr...

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The Way You Use Facebook Messenger Just Changed in a Big Way

The Way You Use Facebook Messenger Just Changed in a Big Way

Message Reactions allow chat participants to react to messages. An update is headed out for users of Messenger , bringing Reactions for messages, plus Mentions for when you're inside a group ...

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Another proposal to repeal North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' fails

Leaders on both sides of the aisle say they're moving to make changes to HB2. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest is fighting efforts to repeal House Bill 2, the law limiting LGBT protections and requiring transgen...

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Crackdown creates meat shortage in most populous India state

But, care should be taken to ensure that no party worker takes law in his own hand. They should rather monitor them. "Yogi Adityanath's agenda is to ensure security and safety to women in Uttar Prad...

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Google's Android O could finally solve all your smartphone battery problems

This feature should cause some significant improvement in the battery life and performance of devices by limiting the resource usage of these devices. As its name suggests, this feature lets you cont...

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Maye family still relishing Luke's game-winning shot

The Final Four has a bunch of newbies and a real regular, as SC and Gonzaga have reached the prized playoff for the first time, OR has been there once before and North Carolina is in for what's now it...

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Final Four is Set

SC guard Rakym Felder (4) puts up a shot against Florida forward Kevarrius Hayes (13) during the first half of the East Regional championship game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Su...

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Samsung Plans To Sell 'Refurbished' Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Come to think of it, I took a domestic flight recently and there are still announcements regarding the ban of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in place. "First, devices shall be considered to be used ...

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California, NY vow to fill climate-change void left by Trump

California, NY vow to fill climate-change void left by Trump

The order seeks to suspend, rescind or flag for review more than a half-dozen measures in an effort to boost domestic energy production with the use of fossil fuels. Utah was among multiple states acr...

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Microsoft sued for millions over Windows 10 upgrades

Microsoft sued for millions over Windows 10 upgrades

Users complained they would get Windows 10 upgrade notifications that didn't give them the option to dismiss the prompt. "As a result of its failure to exercise reasonable care, [Microsoft] distribu...

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A quick guide to Earth Hour 2017

On Saturday March 25 at 8:30 p.m. local time, all the major landmarks across the world are shutting off their lights and going dark for a full hour in order to raise awareness about climate change . ...

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IOS 10.3.2 beta 1 update now available to developers

One of the more unique features in the iOS 10.3 update is that Apple has switched to its own file systems ( Apple File System , or APFS ). Apple's iOS 10.3 is the first version of iOS to run on t...

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United Kingdom reject Scot's bid for independence vote

United Kingdom reject Scot's bid for independence vote

She has proposed a new independence referendum between autumn 2018 and spring 2019, once the terms of Brexit have become clearer but before it has taken effect. Scottish Independence supporters hold...

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USA Hockey, women's players reach agreement to avoid boycott

The women's team had vowed to boycott the tournament if USA Hockey wouldn't address the players' concerns over what they felt was inadequate compensation and support. This resistance to scabbing start...

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Longmont weather: High of 50 with showers and thunderstorms

Longmont weather: High of 50 with showers and thunderstorms

While a strong or severe storm will be possible anywhere across Missouri and western IL, the greatest threat will be south of Interstate 70. As of now it'll be mainly waves of plain rain Monday , ...

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Payments company Square launches in the UK

Payments company Square launches in the UK

Jack Dorsey, taking time out from dealing with struggling Twitter, has finally brought mobile payment service Square to the UK . But Square estimates that about half of the U.K.'s 5.4 million s...

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Clinton faults Trump for low number of women

The order calls, among other things, for a review of the Clean Power Plan, which restricts greenhouse gas emissions from coal-burning power plants. "But you just have to keep going". The big item on T...

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Latest Making of The Legend of Zelda Episode Released

Latest Making of The Legend of Zelda Episode Released

I myself am planning to play the game with my children. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is full of hidden gems, such as collecting all the korok seeds. Of course, recommending Breath of t...

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Uber resumes self-driving car program after crash

This March 24, 2017, photo provided by the Tempe Police Department shows an Uber self-driving SUV that flipped on its side in a collision in Tempe, Ariz. With that being said, Uber's self-driv...

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High Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

High Court bolsters rights of learning-disabled students

In the second day of Supreme Court cofirmation hearings, nominee Neil Gorsuch continued to avoid answering how he would rule on specific issues, but some comments hinted at his possible disagreement...

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Trump to sign order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies

Rewriting the Clean Power Plan and other regulations is likely to take years to complete and will face legal challenges from environmental groups and Democratic-leaning states such as California and...

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IS launches counter-attack to defend north Syria town

Earlier, SDF spokesman Talal Silo said its fighters had seized "60 to 70 percent" of the airport but were still engaged in intense clashes with the ultra-hardline militants inside the air base and on ...

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Here's why United says 3 girls wearing leggings were blocked from flights

Here's why United says 3 girls wearing leggings were blocked from flights

They explained that they reserved the right to refuse anyone entry who did not meet it's dress code , and that whether a passenger is suitably dressed or not is at the discretion of gate agents. ...

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Fire stalks Samsung: blaze breaks out at Singapore store

Samsung will, of course, have to consult with regulatory authorities and local carriers to determine where they can release the refurbished devices. The company is under pressure to turn its image...

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China's Tencent takes 5% stake in Tesla: SEC filing

Tesla has gained significant financial backing by way of a 5-percent investment by Chinese tech giant Tencent Holdings. The large position in Tesla makes Tencent Tesla's fifth-largest shareholde...

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New £1 coin enters circulation in the UK

New £1 coin enters circulation in the UK

It is 12-sided, with grooves on alternate sides, and includes micro-lettering on an inner rim which reflects the year of production. It is estimated that roughly one in every 30 coins of the old pound...

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'Fresh Prince' cast reunites for awesome photo

'Fresh Prince' cast reunites for awesome photo

Now, Smith is reconnecting with where it all started as he posted a picture to Instagram of him with his Fresh Prince cast. Alfonso wrote: 'Wishing that James Avery was still with us to make t...

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