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Joshua Wong, Hong Kong activist in Umbrella Motion protests, imprisoned three months

Joshua Wong, Hong Kong activist in Umbrella Motion protests, imprisoned three months

Wong who was the public face of the protests along with other activists was found guilty of contempt of court for blocking clearance of a protest site. Joshua Wong's Demosisto colleague Agnes Chow wil...

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Airbus could abandon A380 superjumbo jet production amid lackluster sales

Airbus could abandon A380 superjumbo jet production amid lackluster sales

The breakdown of 2017 deliveries was: 558 single-aisle A320 family (including 181 A320 new engine option, or neo, versions) aircraft, 67 A330 wide-bodies, 78 A350XWB wide-bodies (an increase of almo...

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Ford Mach 1 Returns - As An Electric Performance SUV

Ford Mach 1 Returns - As An Electric Performance SUV

Ford says it will boost its investment in electric vehicles to $11bn (£8bn) in the next five years, more than doubling a previous commitment. Stephanie Brinley, an automotive analyst working at IH...

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Uber Might Have Been Trying To Dodge Investigations With This Tool

Uber Might Have Been Trying To Dodge Investigations With This Tool

The report states, "Uber has reason to be cautious with the sensitive information it holds about customers and their locations around the world". Uber said this software is necessary to protect comp...

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Government in crisis talks over company that provides vital services to schools

Government in crisis talks over company that provides vital services to schools

The consultancy EY has been put on notice in case the company falls into administration. It employs 43,000 people globally. Ministers from the Justice, Transport, Culture, Health, Education and Comm...

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Lost in space? Secret SpaceX Zuma satellite a total loss

Lost in space? Secret SpaceX Zuma satellite a total loss

SpaceX did not report any problems with the launch; however, while the company usually announces a successful launch regardless of the classification of the payload, no confirmation was given by Spac...

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Kenya Airways launches non-stop direct flight from Narobi to NY

Kenya Airways launches non-stop direct flight from Narobi to NY

The direct flight plan is expected to instantly reduce by six hours, travel time between the United States city and Nairobi and further boost tourism and trade ties between the two countries. Kenya Ai...

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MoneyGram is testing a pilot program with a hot cryptocurrency

MoneyGram is testing a pilot program with a hot cryptocurrency

The current transaction time for XRP transfers is only 4 seconds. For MoneyGram , Fortune said , the partnership with Ripple "may provide a way to maintain its share of the money transfer mark...

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Marks & Tesco: Sales strong or weak, future looks bleak

Marks & Tesco: Sales strong or weak, future looks bleak

Britain's biggest supermarket Tesco delivered a solid performance, with United Kingdom like-for-like seasonal sales up 1.9%, driven by a strong grocery performance. CEO Dave Lewis' strategy implemen...

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Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on FEMA Fraud

Brooklyn Assemblywoman Indicted on FEMA Fraud

Harris, 57, of improperly receiving almost $25,000 in federal disaster funds by falsely claiming that she had been displaced from her Coney Island home by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. "As alleged in the i...

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Ford Announces Diesel Option for F-150

Design highlights include a graphite-iron block, forged steel crankshaft (shared with Ford's turbocharged 2.7-liter EcoBoost gasoline V6), a two-stage oil pump, a variable geometry turbocharger, and a...

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Nvidia signals expansion in AI with Uber, Volkswagen partnerships

Nvidia signals expansion in AI with Uber, Volkswagen partnerships

One of the first vehicles that will benefit is the company's slick revamped bus, the I.D. Buzz. " Artificial intelligence is revolutionising the vehicle", said Herbert Diess, Volkswagen CEO. Th...

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Passenger 'smearing feces' causes United Airlines flight to redirect

Passenger 'smearing feces' causes United Airlines flight to redirect

Passenger Tri Nquyen sat next to the man, a family friend who offered to ensure his safe arrival in Vietnam. According to airport police, the alleged bathroom-destroyer cooperated with United Air...

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4.4 magnitude natural disaster in Berkeley rattles Bay Area residents

4.4 magnitude natural disaster in Berkeley rattles Bay Area residents

But a video posted to Twitter showed products that had fallen from the shelves of a San Leandro Safeway store. The historic luxury hotel had no damage, an employee said, declining to give her name. ...

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Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18

Indian economy growth estimated to stand at 6.5 percent in 2017-18

Gross value added ( GVA ) in agriculture and allied activities is projected to fall to 2.1 per cent in FY18 because of an expected drop in the rabi harvest, an nearly three per cent fall in kharif...

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Outage at Customs and Border Protection leads to long lines at airports

Outage at Customs and Border Protection leads to long lines at airports

Travelers at O'Hare International Airport were among thousands delayed at their destinations nationwide due to a technology glitch with U.S. Customs and Border Protection applications on Monday night,...

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India's December manufacturing PMI sees fastest growth in five years

India's December manufacturing PMI sees fastest growth in five years

This was the highest score since mid-1997 and identical to the flash estimate published on December 14. "Strong business performance was underpinned by the fastest expansions in output and new ord...

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Iran's Guards Vow to Crush Dissent as Protests Turn Deadly

Protesters first took aim at rising food prices and corruption, driven partly by a sense that the July 2015 nuclear deal hasn't delivered the broad economic recovery many were expecting. Iranian media...

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Florida minimum wage set to rise Monday

Florida minimum wage set to rise Monday

Under a state constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2004, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity adjusts the wage each year based on changes in a federal consumer price index. Then, the...

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Two lotteries roll up to more than $300 million

Two lotteries roll up to more than $300 million

Friday's jackpot, if won, would be the 13th largest prize in the 15-year history of Mega Millions . The Mega Millions pot is worth about $306 million with a $191 million cash option. If a MI play...

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Plane coming from Georgia skids off taxiway in Boston

Plane coming from Georgia skids off taxiway in Boston

The flight had originated in Savannah, Georgia. "Coming down the runway and all of a sudden we started sliding and spinning and spinning and spinning". Shortly after 11:30 a.m., crews at Logan were ...

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When Are Walmart & Target Open on Christmas Eve and Day 2017?

When Are Walmart & Target Open on Christmas Eve and Day 2017?

The Mayflower Mall will be open for its regular 9:30 a.m. -9:30 p.m. hours before closing earlier Sunday for Christmas Eve at 4 p.m. Cape Breton Regional Municipality transit buses will not run Chri...

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Glass Wall separates Kulbushan Jadhav & Family in Pakistan

Glass Wall separates Kulbushan Jadhav & Family in Pakistan

A video confession given by Mr. Jadhav was played before the press briefing by the Ministry. India has maintained that Jadhav is not a spy, and that he was kidnapped by Pakistan. He said he was invo...

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Details on Salvation Army's Christmas dinner

Details on Salvation Army's Christmas dinner

The tally is a jump at this time over past year and the Salvation Army's red kettle program is operating only three days a week instead of six days a week like it did in 2016. The Salvation Army of ...

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Bitcoin Falls More Than 40% and Coinbase Disables Trading

Bitcoin Falls More Than 40% and Coinbase Disables Trading

ET". Bitcoin was down more than 20% on Coinbase's GDAX exchange at the time of writing. Earlier, the digital currency had fallen as low as $10,400, down 44 percent from its record high hit S...

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