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Heavy rains in Delhi for 2nd consecutive day; traffic crawls

Officials advised people to stay indoors. Commuters, too, had a hard time as vehicular traffic crawled on the roads clogged with long tailbacks....

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Apple finally ditches 16GB iPhone

The change in pricing is because of inflation, which increased after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, in June. In solidarit...

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AmazonFresh doubles its delivery footprint in London

Restaurants available via Amazon's delivery service include upmarket locations like Michelin-starred Indian restaurant Benares and the Europ...

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Traffic stop in IL leads to arrest of 3 murder suspects

The trooper suspected something illegal was happening in both vehicles, and got permission to search one of them. State troopers also noticed ...

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Amazon announces first Fire tablet with Alexa

The Fire HD will also include Amazon's cloud-based voice service, Alexa. Amazon is now taking orders for several variants of the Fire HD ...

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AP Power Rankings: Panthers start regular season at No. 1

They are all as familiar to Panthers fans as their smartphone apps by now. However, their defense has taken some hits with the loss of defensi...

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UK's Hammond: considering whether fiscal response to Brexit needed

Brian Hilliard, an economist at Societe Generale in London, said Hammond's comments reduced the chance of a "big bang" announcement on November ...

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Apple unveils Watch Series 2 -- twice as fast and waterproof

Yes, we're just as excited as you are. Apple also revealed a new material, white ceramic , which is understood to be tougher than the stain...

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REx mission scheduled to launch Thursday

NASA has already brought back comet dust and specks of solar wind. The mission should also clarify the forces acting on asteroids in deep space...

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Apple And iPhone 7

The new iPhone will come in colours of Jet black, high gloss finish. You will be missed, Space Gray. Apple is also introducing AirPods, wire...

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Most humpback whales taken off US endangered species list

According to the report from Mercury News , commercial whaling was internationally banned in 1966. Three different humpback populations visit...

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'Mass Effect: Andromeda' looks fantastic in 4K gameplay teaser

We've already seen a trailer for the game earlier this year, which takes humanity into a brand new galaxy. While the footage was recorded using ...

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China blames United States, journalists for Obama airport fiasco

Mr Obama's meeting with Mr Putin came as the Russian leader is playing a prominent role in the U.S. presidential campaign. "We [with Obama] ba...

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Giant panda is no longer endangered, experts say

At the end of 2015, 1,864 giant pandas were in the wild, compared with 1,100 in 2000. The International Union for Conservation of Nature ...

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Smoother ride for Clinton? She says controversies behind her

If you are African-American, it is very very hard to get a loan. "That doesn't mean she's going to win", said Cuartas. "She is a bigot becau...

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Satellite owner says SpaceX owes $50 million or free flight

They have some 3,000 channels of telemetry to investigate compressed into 35-55 milliseconds of data, according to SpaceX. In recent years, th...

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Despite more police, West Indian Day events marred by deaths

The safety issue at the parade has not deterred him from preparing food at the parade pre-festivities. J'overt is held before dawn each Labor ...

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At G20 meeting, Turkey pushes plan for "safe zone" in Syria

The meeting will follow the end of the Group of 20 summit Mr Xi is hosting in the eastern city of Hangzhou , where leaders from around the worl...

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Ministry recalls Galaxy Note 7 and tells owners to seek refund

Samsung Australia said it would provide further details in the coming week. Samsung says customers in the US can begin exchanging their pho...

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Why Facebook was launching a satellite into space

SpaceX was planning up to nine Falcon 9 launches by the end of 2016, all of which will now be delayed. In collaboration with Facebook, Eutel...

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Never-Before-Seen Images Of Jupiter's North Pole

Studying the largest planet in the solar system may hold clues to understanding how Earth and the rest of the planets formed. NASA's Juno s...

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Geologists discover possible evidence of 3.7-billion-year-old life forms

Stromatolites (meaning, "layered rock") are slow-growing rigid structures formed by single-celled cyanobacteria microbes (blue-green algae) that...

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NASA Sees Hurricane Lester Move into Central Pacific Ocean Basin

The GPM core observatory satellite flew over Hurricane Lester on August 29, 2016 at 7:21 p.m. EDT (2321 UTC). Hurricane-force winds extended 2...

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Hackers steal more than 60m Dropbox account details

A senior Dropbox employee told Motherboard that 68,680,741 account records, including email addresses, passwords and other personal info, ...

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Idea, Airtel tank up to 9% on Reliance Jio's lower tariff offers

RJio is offering new 4G Lyf handsets at Rs 2,999 which is steep for someone who is going in for the Rs 149 per month pack - but when something a...

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