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China's Chen wins badminton gold; Malaysia's Lee 3rd silver

Lin also stood in Malaysia's win of gold in the last two Olympics - winning the final in both 2008 Beijing Olympics and 2012 London Olympics. ...

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Unusual GOP pushback grows against upcoming Texas execution

The case drew widespread attention and highly unusual opposition from Republican lawmakers. Although Leach is still in favor of capital punish...

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Motorcycling-Marquez on pole for Czech MotoGP

The second row comprises Spaniards Aleix Espargaro on a Suzuki and Hector Barbera on a Ducati alongside Italian legend Rossi on a Yamaha. Ma...

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China opens world's longest glass bridge

The unique pillar-like mountain formation in Zhangjiajie appeared in the Hollywood blockbuster movie "Avatar" and won great popularity among Chi...

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New Dishonored 2 Gameplay Footage

Except Emily's all grown up now, and she certainly doesn't need protecting if this newest trailer is anything to go by. Whether you like to ge...

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Gap Profit Down, But Tops Street; Outlook Weak

On the company's financial health, Gap Inc reported $0.60 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.01 according to t...

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Instagram Explore feed gets event video channels

So, if someone follows Lady Gaga, for example, they would likely be interested in a channel based around one of her concerts. With its Event Ch...

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Mainland's imports from HK rise sharply in H1

Indeed, China's notoriously speculative markets were little fazed by the news, with Shenzhen ending only modestly higher and Hong Kong stocks sl...

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Rowling e-books about Hogwarts coming in September

We will finally know more about the happenings of the wizarding school we all long to attend. We're just grateful that more magic is in our futu...

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Tesla car catches fire during promotional event in France

The new 60 starts from £53,400, but still manages a 248-mile range, a top speed of 130mph and comes equipped with Tesla's autopilot software. ...

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China approves connecting of Shenzhen, HK bourses

China's Cabinet approved a long-awaited initiative Tuesday, Aug. 16, that will give foreign investors more access to Chinese stocks by linking s...

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Dual cameras, upgraded hardware in new iPhone

According to the rumor mill, the new iPhone will be similar to the iPhone 6s, but it may be a little thinner. By replacing the traditional hom...

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Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower Thursday, Friday night

The last Perseid outburst was in 2009, so Joseph admits he's excited. Better yet, according to NASA, this year an outburst of meteors is exp...

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Disney remake with Bryce Dallas Howard a magical adventure — Pete's Dragon' review

This new retelling centers around a boy named Pete ( Oakes Fegley ). The big dragon is Elliott, a massive CGI creation who roams the woods i...

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IPhone 7: Leaked images give us clearest view yet

On year, iPhone units sales plummeted by 10 million iPhones, which inevitably led to doomsday prepping among finicky investors. 9 to 5 Mac n...

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Apple's App Store Forecast To Increase, Games Big Part Of Growth

Sensor Tower expects the App Store to host 2.93 million apps by the end of this year, with an expected 2.13 million apps to be added from the en...

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SpaceX sending satellite into space early Sunday

Official SpaceX mission patch for Falcon 9 rocket launch of the JCSAT-16 communications satellite from Cape Canaveral, targeted for 1:26 a...

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Protein from Squids Allows Torn Fabrics to Repair Themselves -- Just Add Water

A unique protein derived from the teeth of squids that are located in their suction cups enables conventional textiles to self-repair, igniting ...

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Jose Mourinho: Manchester United's title rivals 'scared' to admit ambitions

Watching the football they played under Louis van Gaal, it wasn't a typical Manchester United team and he didn't play the Manchester United ...

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DON'T MISS: Everything you need to know about tonight's Perseid meteor shower

For stargazers who have difficulty seeing the shower, NASA will broadcast the meteor shower overnight on August 11 and 12 on Ustream . The ...

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Volkswagen keyless entry systems hacked by security researchers

Naturally, without going into too much detail lest any would-be thieves be inspired. An attacker would need to use a radio setup like that used ...

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Snapchat 'yellowface'' filter slammed as offensive

The company told The Verge that its new filter, which has been removed, had been inspired by Japanese anime and was meant to be playful. By de...

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New season, same old injury problem for Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool

Kick off is at 16:00 BST on Sunday 14 August. And those two issues have struck once again this summer to ensure there are grey clouds circling...

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London cops spend over $2 million to stick with Windows XP

More specifically, that means that support for Skylake processors powering Windows 7 systems will end on January 14, 2020, while in the case of ...

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Philippines president calls USA ambassador a 'gay son of a whore'

Several have turned themselves in, including 18 mayors and 31 police officials, according to police statistics. A month later it was reported ...

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