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Justice Department announces 'largest darknet takedown in history'

Justice Department announces 'largest darknet takedown in history'

Hansa, meanwhile, was the third largest marketplace, with European agencies saying it hosted trading of "similarly high volumes in illicit drugs and other commodities". Attorney General, the acting ...

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National Basketball Association free agency 2017: Manu Ginobili finalizing contract to return to Spurs

National Basketball Association free agency 2017: Manu Ginobili finalizing contract to return to Spurs

Although Ginobili averaged career lows in points (7.5) and minutes (18.7) last season, he still was the leader of a bench that helped the Spurs finish with the league's second-best record. Havin...

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Jane Austen - the new face of the £10 note

Jane Austen - the new face of the £10 note

The new £10 note follows the launch of the new £5 note past year, which raised millions for charity through the #firstfiver campaign , created by John Thompson. The new currency is not without contro...

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Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman to Win Fields Medal, Dies Age 40

Mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, First Woman to Win Fields Medal, Dies Age 40

Mirzakhani was born in Tehran, Iran on May 3, 1977, and she quickly displayed an incredible talent for math. She left Iran to pursue her post-graduate degree in the United States, earning a PhD from H...

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House Rejects Blocking Pentagon From Paying For Sex Change

House Rejects Blocking Pentagon From Paying For Sex Change

Democratic opponents said it was inappropriate to pass such a measure while Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was running a review of transgender policy. Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter official...

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Watch a Giant Sunspot Whirl Across the Sun in Incredible NASA Video

Watch a Giant Sunspot Whirl Across the Sun in Incredible NASA Video

They are a common phenomenon, and through scientists aren't entirely sure what causes them, they know that they're more frequent when the sun produces its most magnetic activity, known as the solar ma...

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Juno captures Jupiter's Great Red Spot

Juno captures Jupiter's Great Red Spot

The 10,000 mile (16,000 km) wide Great Red Spot has been observed since 1830 but is thought to have existed for hundreds of years longer. Some of those processed images highlight newfound features in ...

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A Laser Sensor on an iPhone Would Make a Lot of Sense

A Laser Sensor on an iPhone Would Make a Lot of Sense

Whether the sensor will be included in that phone, or a 2018 iPhone, depends on the progress the Apple engineers make in integrating the laser system into the phone, our source says. Incidentally, i...

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KFC teams up with Huawei to release limited edition smartphone

KFC teams up with Huawei to release limited edition smartphone

Technically, the smartphone is a Huawei device that only bears the KFC logo and the brand's signature red shade. We do not yet know whether the new phone will be one already launched by Huawei, or w...

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IPhone 8 Problems Causing 'Panic' at Apple

IPhone 8 Problems Causing 'Panic' at Apple

Developers say the front of the new device will be all touch screen , matching a popular feature on competing smartphones. "If the software problems aren't resolved quickly, the new flagship iPhone ...

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Facebook to Roll Out Ads in Facebook Messenger Globally

Facebook to Roll Out Ads in Facebook Messenger Globally

Facebook stated that small percentage of users would start seeing ads in their Messenger Home tabs towards the end of this month. Advertisers can also use the original in-Messenger ad format , spo...

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Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic Advances with Win vs. Adrian Mannarino on Tuesday

Wimbledon 2017: Novak Djokovic Advances with Win vs. Adrian Mannarino on Tuesday

The delay didn't please the Serb and he didn't hold back when asked about it after the match, stating: " I obviously was not happy not to play last night. Djokovic made the best of four break points o...

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MLB Home Run Derby Highlights: Top Five Moments In Event's History

MLB Home Run Derby Highlights: Top Five Moments In Event's History

The defending champion, representing the home team, and two rookie sensations are the prime attractions heading into the Home Run Derby , which will be held Monday night at Marlins Park in Miami ....

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Tesla Model 3: comparison of pre-alpha prototype vs new production unit

Tesla Model 3: comparison of pre-alpha prototype vs new production unit

In order to ease the production run, Tesla is offering limited personalization options with the Model 3 for the time being. This teaser photo further fueled the hype of the followers of the u...

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Google honors scientist Eva Ekeblad with new Doodle

Google honors scientist Eva Ekeblad with new Doodle

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the life of Countess Eva Ekeblad , a Swedish scientist and agronomist , on her 293rd anniversary of her birth. Potatoes were introduced in Sweden in the year 1658 ...

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Mars may be more toxic to life than we thought

Mars may be more toxic to life than we thought

The Martian surface may be even less hospitable to life than scientists had thought. And researchers have been optimistic that their presence could support bacterial life on Mars . Based on the stud...

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Celtics expected to move Jae Crowder following Avery Bradley trade

Celtics expected to move Jae Crowder following Avery Bradley trade

By moving Bradley - and getting Morris, who is due a little more than $5 million next year - Boston made its choice. That's money the Celtics aren't likely to have, particularly after they pay Isai...

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Unesco declares Hebron's Old City Palestinian World Heritage site

UNESCO voted 12 to three - with six abstentions - to give heritage status to Al-Khalil in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Ten countries voted for the resolution with three opposed and eight abstaini...

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Microsoft cuts 3000 jobs to focus on the cloud

Microsoft cuts 3000 jobs to focus on the cloud

Most of these Microsoft jobs that will be terminated are those of sales and based outside the US. "This can result in increased investment in some places and, from time-to-time, re-deployment in oth...

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UP gangrape survivor faces fourth acid attack, despite police protection

UP gangrape survivor faces fourth acid attack, despite police protection

CM Adityanath visited her in hospital, gave her monetary compensation and provided her with security . Police said she suffered injuries on the right side of her face and shoulder and is undergoing...

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Sony to start vinyl record production again

Sony to start vinyl record production again

But the British Phonographic Industry said in April that those same crackles and scratches were driving today's music fans back to LPs. Agence France-Presse reported that Sony produced almost 200 ...

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Instagram Introduces New AI-Powered Offensive Comments Filter

Instagram Introduces New AI-Powered Offensive Comments Filter

A DeepText spam filter launched on Instagram last October. These tools are the next step in our commitment to foster kind, inclusive communities on Instagram . 'Our work is far from finished and id...

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Senator Collins Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

Senator Collins Opposes Senate Health Care Bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was hoping to get a vote on the bill this week. Paul's comments came moments after Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell announced the leadership would d...

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AFL-CIO pushing to kill Senate bill outright

AFL-CIO pushing to kill Senate bill outright

Republicans lacked the necessary support to see IT passed, as five GOP senators said they wouldn't vote for it. The announcement came during a closed-door GOP lunch. This year, Senate Republicans ...

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Google will no longer scan your Gmail emails

Google will no longer scan your Gmail emails

Whilst the company was not reading any of the emails sent and received by Google Mail users, their end to scanning will reassure those who were put off. Google used email scanning in the past to fin...

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Star Fox 2 dev surprised unreleased game on the Mini SNES

Star Fox 2 dev surprised unreleased game on the Mini SNES

The release of this finished, but never before released, game surprised and excited many, but probably none more so than Dylan Cuthbert, who programmed Star Fox 2 back in 1995. And they also com...

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New American duties on lumber imposed

New American duties on lumber imposed

According to a statement, the Department has determined that exporters from Canada have sold softwood lumber in the United States at 7.72 percent to 4.59 percent less than fair value. The duties imp...

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Apple just bought a company that made eye-tracking 'smart' glasses

Apple just bought a company that made eye-tracking 'smart' glasses

Apple's vice president of corporate law Gene Levoff, representing Vineyard Capital Corporation, provided power of attorney to the German law firm Hiking Kuhn Luer Wojtek in order to represent Vineyar...

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Your old iPhone is about to be obsolete. Thanks Apple

Your old iPhone is about to be obsolete. Thanks Apple

We covered all of iOS 11's most exciting new features in an earlier post, but there's also some bad news surrounding Apple's next-generation mobile platform. When Apple released iOS 10.1 in ...

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Prepare to go off-road in the new Final Fantasy 15 update

Prepare to go off-road in the new Final Fantasy 15 update

It is very fun as you can drive over monsters too. Square Enix hasn't said when the Multiplayer Expansion: Comrades DLC is coming to Final Fantasy XV. Episode Ignis will launch sometime in Dece...

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Sensex ends 153 pts lower ahead of long weekend

Sensex ends 153 pts lower ahead of long weekend

The Sensex touched a high of 31,365.39 points and a low of 31,296.01 points in the trade so far. It finally ended 152.53 points, or 0.49% lower at 31,138.21. HDFC Bank and SBI were contributing alm...

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Watchdogs file lawsuit against Trump due to deleted tweets

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday accused White House reporters of playing up to the cameras and of wanting to become "YouTube stars". President Trump and senior White House off...

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Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think

Coal-fired power is projected to plunge by 51 percent in the United States over the same period. Researchers project that coal generation projects equal to the entire electricity output of Germany a...

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NTSB Investigation into Tesla Autopilot crash concludes driver error

An investigation into the first fatal crash in a self-driving auto found its driver ignored multiple warnings from the vehicle's "Autopilot" system. If that weren't enough, vehicle logs show that he...

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AEGON Championships 2017: Andy Murray Upset Headlines Tuesday's Action

First up for Murray in the opening round is British number four Aljaz Bedene . Thompson lost in qualifying on Sunday and was sitting around watching the tennis in the London sunshine when he got th...

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Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

It's unclear exactly how close Senate Republicans are to finalizing their healthcare bill, which they are looking to pass with zero Democratic support. "What I'm telling them is if they get to an impa...

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Colorado Might Ban Smartphone Sales to Children

Colorado Might Ban Smartphone Sales to Children

Of course, such a ban would then tack on the burden of providing ID before buying a smartphone in the state, as well as forcing the cellphone providers to send the Colorado Department of Revenue month...

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Confederations Cup: Germany braced for Socceroos counterattacks in Sochi opener

That team is out of the automatic qualification places to return to Russian Federation for the World Cup next year with two matches remaining in the group stage. After successive thrashings in late ...

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Nasa telescope finds 10 more planets that could have life

In total, Kepler has now identified 4,034 candidate planets, with 2,335 of those confirmed to be planets orbiting a star outside Earth's solar system, otherwise known as extrasolar or exoplanets. Exop...

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GTA Mod OpenIV Receives Cease And Desist From Take-Two

The protests are in full swing over Take-Two Interactive's shutdown of popular singleplayer modding tool OpenIV . As we reported last week, Take-Two sent a cease-and-desist letter to the developers...

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At least 26 injured after plane hits turbulence over China

At least 26 injured after plane hits turbulence over China

A passenger on board the flight said that the plane experienced two violent bumps and then several smaller bumps that occurred over a 10-minute span. Other passengers are being treated for bone frac...

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Secondary E-Ink Display Retains Presence on YotaPhone 2 Successor

Secondary E-Ink Display Retains Presence on YotaPhone 2 Successor

Yota Devices has a poor track record with making its devices available in the States - it killed the release of the YotaPhone 2 after a launching a crowdfunding campaign to bring it to the US. Some ...

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China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

China's quantum satellite clears major hurdle on way to ultrasecure communications

In the new study, Chinese researchers used the custom-built "Micius" satellite at an orbit of approximately 500km to create six million entangled photons and blast them at ground stations in Chin...

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Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

In a tweet , the president also seemed to accuse the U.S. deputy attorney general of pursuing a " Witch Hunt ". All previous investigations have mostly been about Russia's meddling in the presi...

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Busy Aisha Tyler says goodbye to 'The Talk' after 6 years

Following the show, The Talk released a sweet goodbye message to Tyler via Twitter . She's recently been promoted from recurring character to series regular on the CBS drama Criminal Minds . "Th...

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Content Creators Can Now Receive Tips From Within App

Content Creators Can Now Receive Tips From Within App

Lin dug deeper and found several other similar apps making money off the same scam, suggesting a wider disturbing trend, with scam apps regularly showing up in the App Store's top grossing lists. To e...

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Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

Firefighters battling massive blaze in London high-rise

Cordons were erected to seal off the scene, and people were urged to avoid the area. However, according to The Sun some witnesses reported "screaming from inside". Reports said an evacuation process...

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The Heat: Latest on the Qatar-Gulf crisis

The Heat: Latest on the Qatar-Gulf crisis

Qatar strongly rejects the allegations. Yesterday, the newspaper Somalia Today quoted unnamed sources saying "there was pressure put on the Somali government by Saudi Arabia to reverse Somalia's d...

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Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Warriors' Green will be on the court for this Finals Game 5

Though the Cavs would ride the momentum of their historic Game 4 performance in which they scored an NBA Finals-record 49 points in the first quarter, the Warriors would feed off the energy of...

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Baadshaho: Ajay Devgn's looks could kill in Milan Luthria's crime drama

Baadshaho: Ajay Devgn's looks could kill in Milan Luthria's crime drama

Millions in gold and 6 Bada***s. " Baadshaho Sandstorm Is Coming!", wrote Ajay Devgn . Talking about the film in a recent interview the director said Baadshaho is an action thriller! We have ...

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