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Zendaya tapped for Hugh Jackman's circus musical

Original songs for The Greatest Showman will be written by Justin Paul and Benj Pasek, who worked on NBC's musical series Smash in addition ...

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Crowds Gather in US Cities to Protest Shooting Deaths by Police

It's incumbent on all of us to say we can do better than this. Obama said that he has "full confidence" that the Department of Justice will co...

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Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho backed for glory

The defender played for both Spurs and Liverpool in his 17-year professional career. Philippe Coutinho was out on the pitch as Liverpool bos...

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Matuidi downplays France's `favourites` tag for Euro final against Portugal

Portugal may have already experienced of a European Championship final, but Sunday's showpiece encounter against France will be a role revers...

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LCC AirAsia orders 100 Airbus A321neos

Separately, Airbus was still negotiating to sell 72 A320neo aircraft to India's GoAir, duplicating an earlier order by the airline, and delayed ...

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Pokemon GO Set to Release Worldwide "Within Days"

In New York, player Freydo Cavero enthused: "It's a fun, easy game that everyone can relate to, people that have never touched Pokemon or even...

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South Sudanese emerge from shelters after heavy fighting

The fighting that began Thursday and lasted through the weekend caused some residents to question whether their hard-won independence was wo...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 7 could trump Galaxy S7, but only just

Samsung Electronics has upped its guidance and looks set to post its best quarterly profit result in two years. Looking further ahead, some in...

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Solar System's Largest Planet, Jupiter, Gets Its Close-up

On its final orbit, the craft will dive into the largest and oldest planet of the solar system, where it will be crushed and vaporized. While ...

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China's 2nd space lab reaches Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre

The Chinese Tiangong-1 space station module was launched in 2011 and was expected to be deorbited at the end of its life to crash into the ocean...

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Celia now a Category 2 hurricane, forecast to weaken

A category 1 hurricane is defined as a tropical cyclone with a sustained surface wind speed ranging between 74 and 95 miles per hour. The seco...

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New Pokemon game sees man's house turned into Pokemon Go 'gym'

It has also topped Apple's app charts. "Google will soon reduce Pokemon Go's permission to only the basic profile data that Pokemon Go ...

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'World's saddest polar bear' kept in shopping centre 'suffers for selfies'

Several other animals, including belugas, wolves and otters are also kept in the aquarium, living in exhibits that lack enrichment and space, an...

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Is privacy the rarest Pokemon of all?

Niantic promised it will not use this supreme access of personal information and said it has started working on a fix to reduce the user pe...

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Astronomers stumble upon a Frankenstein galaxy

But the observations made by GALEX took the researchers down a different path. "It is so delicate that a slight nudge from a neighbour would c...

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Health officials: third case of Zika virus found in Nebraska

Polk County has already seen six of the 263 travel-related Zika cases reported statewide, which is almost a quarter of the national total. P...

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Giancarlo Stanton Plates Himself as a Home Run Derby Legend

White Sox's third baseman Todd Frazier is back to defend the title he won in Cincinnati last season. Los Angeles Dodgers Corey Seager set th...

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SEC investigating Tesla over securities breach

The disclosure said Tesla could face liability claims in the event of "failures of new technologies that we are pioneering, including autopi...

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Flynn: I'd still vote for Trump if I'm not his VP

Mike Pence and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and one other political person are in his final four. Trump also addressed the killing of fiv...

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Bangladesh bans broadcast of Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's Peace TV

Bangladesh has made a decision to stop airing Dr Zakir Naik's Peace TV channel after the controversial Muslim preacher was linked to the recen...

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Hayne shouldn't return to NRL in 16: Benji

The NRL will allow any club to sign Hayne for this season on the proviso the former San Francisco 49ers running back agrees to a multi-year deal...

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Pokemon Go craze making users expose smartphones to hackers

When you opt to use your Google account as your Pokemon Go sign-in, the iOS version of the Nintendo-backed title automatically gains " ful...

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Rumours suggest HTC Desire 10 in the works

Nexus Sailfish and Marlin should be released in the coming months, but it seems that these aren't the only devices that HTC is working on. In hi...

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Asia Minute: Pokemon Go Sends Nintendo Shares on a Wild Ride

Pokemon GO was rolled out on July 6 and is now available in the USA, where it's dominating the list of top free apps on both the App Store and ...

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Pokémon Go making privacy fix after erroneous access requests

Some Pokemon Go players got a shock this week when they noticed a message saying they gave the game's company Niantic Labs "full access" to ...

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