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LeBron James set to become free agent, weighs contract options with Cavs

Next July, the Cavs would gain James' full rights, putting Cleveland in a position to offer James a five-year deal that now is projected to be w...

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Smartphone sales helped Samsung make its biggest profit in over 2 years

Samsung Electronics expects its second-quarter operating profit to come in at approximately 8.1 trillion Korean won ($7 billion), a 17 percent y...

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India PM in emergency meeting over Kashmir

The meeting reiterated the condemnation of killing of Kashmiri leader Burhan Wani and many other civilians at the hands of Indian troops. ...

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Amazon Prime Day: Best technology deals including wearables, headphones, Global Positioning System and more

Discounts will be on products that have ratings of 3 stars or higher and must offer a 20-percent or greater discount off the average price of an...

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Rory McIlroy: I have not let golf down

I'll be texting with Rickie, obviously, throughout as a good friend of mine. He said: "Everyone goes through peaks and valleys in their career...

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Multinational crew blasts off for space station

The astronauts are Anatoly Ivanishin from Russia , Kate Rubins from the United States and Takuya Onishi from Japan . "Everything worked ou...

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Microsoft won't be holding a press conference at Gamescom

Microsoft has announced their plans for Gamescom 2016 , which starts on August 18th and runs until the 24th. Elsewhere on the Gamescom front...

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Britain has a new woman PM - but Brexit's still happening

In remarks to party workers Tuesday, she signaled strongly she would not do that, saying the party must "put this time to good use, to build t...

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Bach: Absence of top male golfers to be evaluated after Rio

Not everybody's going to understand. "Not everybody's going to understand". McIlroy missed last year's Open at St. Andrews because he ruptur...

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Trump's Biggest VP Question May Be Who Will Take The Job

Speaking on Wednesday, Corker said Trump and his team have "a tremendous opportunity" ahead. The senator said he instead prefers to focus on p...

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Clinton says she relied on State staff for classification decisions

Rep. Jason Chaffetz , the Republican chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said at the hearing on Thursday that he was "mystified and conf...

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The five best places to play Pokemon Go in Buffalo

Players can also obtain eggs at various checkpoints, but in order to hatch them, they need to walk a certain distance. The game has players ...

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USA senator probes Pokemon GO maker over data privacy concerns

If you happen upon a Pokemon , then you try to flick a white and red ball at it to capture it. Sometimes you miss, sometimes you snare it and t...

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Marshmallow keeps on growing, Google's latest stats show

Google last month announced that its next Android version will be called Android Nougat. Every month, Google releases the current Android dist...

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Pokemon Go likely to become the most popular app in the US

Roland James Rodas sprang from bed near midnight to race outside and catch a nocturnal Pokemon. "It is a bit nostalgic for us, and once it cat...

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Trump Plans VP Announcement for Friday

Trump initially said that he would be announcing his running mate at the convention in Cleveland, but there are new indications that may be comi...

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'Bernie's Endorsement Of Clinton Exhibit A In Our Rigged System': Trump Adviser

Trump said. "Yet we have also seen increasing threats against our police and a substantial rise in the number of officers killed in the line of ...

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Microsoft fixes critical vulnerabilities in IE, Edge, Office, and Windows print …

Pointing out that "this makes printers one of the most powerful threat vectors on a network", Ollmann notes, "rather than infecting users indivi...

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OPEC downgrades world economic growth forecast for 2017

In this projection, technological advancements come in at half the speed as the first scenario. Canadian investment banking sources have noted...

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July 12 forecast: Scattered showers, high heat index

Likelihood of rain increases to 40 percent at night, with a mostly cloudy evening low set at 72. Highs Thursday will be in the upper 60s nort...

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Sudbury police warn about the Pokémon Go phenomenon

Police in Omaha as well as in several Missouri cities have reported that Pokemon Go players have been robbed . In the past one week. The ap...

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Tesla has no plans to disable Autopilot feature

In its previous SEC filings, Tesla said that a successful liability claim linked to its technology, which includes autopilot feature, might ...

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Amazon resolves checkout glitch on Prime Day

Amazon Dash Buttons ( $1, with $5 free Dash credit ) Dash buttons are a weird take on smart home tech, but we think they're a great way to save...

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NHTSA seeks answers on fatal Tesla Autopilot crash

Tesla said it alerted NHTSA on 16 May, nine days after the accident, as it conducted its own internal probe into the crash. NHTSA said Tesla ...

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Sensex, Nifty post highest one-day gains since May 25

Other big movers of the day are Axis Bank (3.03 per cent), Maruti Suzuki (2.27 per cent), HDFC (1.50 per cent), ONGC (1.20 per cent) and RIL (1....

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