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Turkey Introducing Post-Coup Security Measures Amid Erdogan Purge

Around a third of Turkey's roughly 360 serving generals have been detained since the coup bid, a second senior official said , with 99 charged ...

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Microsoft Slashes More Positions: 2850 Jobs Cut Including Sales Positions

The information was discovered yesterday in SEC documents filed by the company. In the same month it announced 1,850 job cuts - 1,350 of whi...

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Facebook, king of the ad revenue hill

In the second quarter, Facebook reported net income of $2.06 billion, or 71 cents a share, compared with $719 million or 25 cents a share a ...

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Mahasweta Devi Dies at 90

It was this ability to stand on her own two feet, to do things on her own terms, to be different without giving two hoots for other people's opi...

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Facebook's solar-powered drone takes flight on Google's Project Loon

Mark Zuckerberg congratulates the team after the successful test flight of Aquila. The flight took place in Yuma region of Arizona and while, F...

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Investigators say Tesla car was speeding at time of crash

The factory is 14 percent complete; when it's finished, it will be more than 10 million square feet, or about the size of 260 professional footb...

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Alex Cannon And Vicky Pattison Have An Awkward Encounter

However, fans have been left baffled by Vicky's lovelife drama as today she confessed her love for best friend Alex. "Yes I am physically attrac...

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a 'furnace' for the planet, study finds

The heat generated from the acoustic and gravity waves has a localized effect, which suggests there is a coupling between low and high altitud...

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Injured Roger Federer pulls out of Olympics, rest of 2016

Roger Federer has pulled out of the 2016 Rio Olympics. Federer, the 17-time Grand Slam singles champion, will turn 35 on August 8. Besides pla...

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Volkswagen shakes off emission scandal with a strong quarter

An image taken from a document filed in court Tuesday includes an example of the advertising Volkswagen executives used to sell the idea of "c...

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Why the Pokemon-McDonald's deal in Japan could be big

As a result. players have been downloading the APK version of Pokemon GO but at the risk of crashing one's smartphone operating system. De...

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Darby weakens to tropical depression

Darby is expected to leave Maui County by tonight. Several cars stalled in the floodwaters forcing officials to shut down that portion of the ...

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Ainslie leads British crew to America's Cup World Series win

We feel that we are sailing well. Ashby is hoping for stronger winds on the second and final day on Sunday, when double points will be at stak...

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Twitter Announces Application Process For Verified Accounts

There's a few tips for optimising your profile and making it more likely you'll get the official nod, starting with making sure your basic inf...

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Olympics: India's Rio-bound wrestler Yadav fails doping test

ADDP is headed by a legal expert and includes doctors and sportspersons. Conspiracy against him to ruin his career future. "I am sure it's a c...

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Russia awaits IOC verdict on total Olympics ban

The IOC said it needed to seek out legal path to a collective ban after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Thursday rejected the appe...

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Watch it, cowboy: Japan's 9 safety tips for "Pokemon Go"

A survey of 1,000 players of the enormously popular augmented reality game by mobile market research firm MFour shows that minorities and wome...

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Overwatch is getting a $300000 tournament, with finals broadcasting on TBS

The North American Regional Finals will be held Sunday and Monday, September 25th through the 26th, ahead of the European Regional Finals played...

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The New Sonic The Hedgehog Game Is Reimagined Old Sonic

Alongside this, the as yet untitled " Project Sonic 2017 " is a new game from the same team at Sonic Team who created Sonic Colors and Son...

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Chinese team to pioneer first human CRISPR trial

The researchers want to take T cells (white blood cells) from patients via the CRISPR-Cas9 methodology, according to Nature . The PD-1 gene is ...

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The wait is over for 'Pokemon Go' fans in Japan

Developers are working intensely on the Japanese version of the smartphone-based game so that it runs smoothly, the company said. In "Pokemon ...

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Macy's tests mobile tool using AI

The bot will answer questions in natural language about specific products, such as "Where can I find Dolce Gabbana perfume?" and focus on answer...

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Easyjet revenue dips in third quarter despite passenger number growth

Lufthansa says advance bookings, particularly on longer routes to Europe, "have declined significantly , in particular due to repeated terrori...

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Scientists Map 97 New Areas of the Human Brain

This is incredibly challenging as the human brain consists of approximately 100 billion neurons, and over 100 trillion pathways that connect the...

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China discontent with USA position on South China Sea dispute

It can not be overlooked either that Beijing conducted large-scale military exercises before the arbitration court's ruling , in a show of it...

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