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Budget now moves to lower house after EU dispute resolved.


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All of the major indexes have lost 16 to 26 percent from their highs this summer and fall.


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Last month, Google offered some Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL owners free Play Store credit. Google Play is now running a similar app discount that’s only available to certain users based on previous purchasing history.


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The 'Bendgate 2.0' saga continues: An iPad Pro customer who email Tim Cook about his disappointment with the situation in which the US$799+ devices arrive deformed out of the box got a response. This reply was not from Cook himself, however, but from another Apple executive who explained how well the new iPad fits in with Apple's design philosophy.


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Officials are now saying at least 43 people are dead and 600 more wounded after a tsunami struck the coast of Indonesia on Saturday.

The National Disaster Management Agency confirmed that the tsunami struck Saturday night, leaving dozens of buildings damaged, on top of the escalating human toll.
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A silky-smooth chocolate cream pie made with an Oreo crust and topped with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.


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I tried the spicy cranberry salsa with cream cheese that's making the rounds on Reddit.(And I'm hooked.)


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"If, God forbid, something like [nuclear war] were to happen, it would lead to the end of all civilization"


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President Trump declared victory over ISIS. But the international response is decidedly mixed — from worries in liberated Raqqa, to applause from Russia and measured resolve in Israel.


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The airport's CEO said the drone deployment was targeted "to close the airport and bring maximum disruption in the run up to Christmas."


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A newly obtained document shows President Donald Trump signed a letter of intent to move forward with negotiations to build a Trump Tower in Russia, despite his attorney Rudy Giuliani claiming on Sunday the document was never signed.


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Charles Michel's resignation letter comes days after a coalition partner quits over migration.


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T-Mobile US (O:TMUS) and Sprint Corp (N:S) have received approval from the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) for their proposed merger, the companies said on Monday.
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Growth of economic equality between the sexes appears to be stalling globally as proportionately fewer women join the workforce than men, and artificial intelligence and other emerging technologies are rife with gender gaps, according to a World Economic Forum report released on Monday.

Women saw gains this year in some measures of economic parity, such as income, but declines in access to healthcare and education and political involvement, according to the report.
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2018-2019 UEFA Champions League Draw - Round of 16

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President Trump is finding himself increasingly isolated less than a week ahead of a potential government shutdown, as even members of his own party admit that he has backed himself into a corner with his demands for $5 billion in funding for a wall on the Mexican border.


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The explosion occurred in Sapporo, the capital city of Japan's northern main island of Hokkaido, and caused nearby apartment buildings and houses to shake.


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In the corridors of the U.K. Parliament, an idea that four months ago seemed laughable is now being seriously discussed. Is another referendum a way out of the Brexit deadlock? Speaking privately, some ministers raise it unprompted. At a press conference on Tuesday, leaders of the smaller opposition parties urged the government to consider it as a contingency worth preparing for.


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DEVASTATING riots tearing France apart have claimed their eighth victim during a fifth week of violence. French interior minister Christophe Castaner confirmed the person died on Friday night, but …


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Apple says that it will make two major changes to the iPhone software in China to avoid a patent-infringement sales ban.


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Jean-Claude Juncker was feeling rather silly at the European Council summit, playing awkwardly with a woman’s blonde hair, throwing papers on the floor, even blocking a camera with his hand. It's all in a day's work, apparently.


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Jabari Parker landed a very lucrative two-year contract when he signed with the Chicago Bulls during the offseason. However, it appears that his stay in the Windy City could be short-lived. According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Bulls have "engaged in trade talks with several teams" in an attempt to find a resolution to Parker's situation.


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“The Marvel Universe has gone nuts; we’re going to have a fricking Captain America movie if we’re not careful.” This was Zack Snyder speaking to Entertainment Weekly in 2008. Every once in a while, that quote finds itself recirculated online, evidence of Snyder’s philistine ideas about superhero movies and what a misguided idea it was for DC to recruit him to attempt to replicate the Marvel Universe’s success. (Another Snyder line from that same breath: “And

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Harvey Weinstein apparently claimed to have once slept with Jennifer Lawrence, according to new lawsuit docs obtained by TMZ.


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Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have announced plans to issue a cryptocurrency for use in cross-border transactions. This, despite the fact that the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority (SAMA) has effectively banned digital currencies in the Middle Eastern country.


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Another day, another potential White House chief of staff turning down President Donald Trump. Although it was reported on Friday that former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was the front runner to be Trump’s next chief of staff, Christie abruptly announced that he was taking himself out of the running. “I’ve told the president that now is not the right time for me or my family to undertake this serious assignment,” Christie said, in a statement posted  by the New York

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Google should shut down Google+ immediately. The social network is only resulting in security breaches and hurting the company's brand.


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After the historic announcement in February 2016 hailing the discovery of gravitational waves, it didn’t take long for skeptics to emerge.

The detection of these feeble undulations in the fabric of space and time by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) was said to have opened a new ear on the cosmos. But the following year, a group of physicists at the Niels Bohr Institute in Copenhagen published a paper casting doubt on LIGO’s analysis. They focused their criticism on
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EU leaders, at their last summit of 2018, failed to reach agreement on a comprehensive overhaul of migration and asylum policy.

The failure to reach a deal was a particular defeat for the Commission, which had made a last-ditch attempt to try to push through a deal. The European Council's refusal to act even on legislative initiatives that were close to completion drew a sharp rebuke from Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who accused some national capitals of "hypocrisy" by critcizing
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U.S. law enforcement officials on Friday were investigating a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment that caused worry but no damage in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. On Thursday in North America, hundreds of businesses, government offices and schools received awkwardly-worded letters threatening to set off explosives if payments of $20,000 in cryptocurrency were not received.


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Theresa May is seeking "further clarification" to satisfy MPs after "robust" exchange with EU chief.


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At least nine people have been killed and dozens hurt in the crash in Ankara, officials say.


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Έναν τόνο σοκολάτας κλήθηκαν να καθαρίσουν πυροσβέστες σε πόλη της Γερμανίας μετά από υπερχείλιση

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EMMANUEL MACRON’S attempts to buy off rioting Yellow Vest protesters who have been holding France to ransom have FAILED as public unrest is set to continue today – and culminate in another major rally on Saturday. Millions of school children pledged to join the demonstrations in a “black Tuesday” revolt while university students at Nanterre and Rennes-2 started to blockade their facilities Sorbonne was shut in anticipation of trouble.


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British Prime Minister Theresa May abruptly postponed the scheduled Parliament vote on her Brexit deal on Monday, conceding that the proposal was headed for defeat. The vote will now be held before January 21, according to the prime minister’s spokesperson, but an exact date has not been set. It’s likely that the vote will be pushed into January, inching closer to the Brexit deadline of March 29, 2019.


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SoftBank Group Corp (9984.T) is planning to sell its stake in Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) early next year as the U.S. chipmaker’s shares slide, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The Japanese company could make about $3 billion in profit from the transaction, the report said.


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InSight, welcome to the 'gram, my clever robot friend.*

NASA's Mars lander has been stretching and snapping photos of the martian landscape and bits of itself since its successful landing on Nov. 26. It's even captured the dim rumbling of the Martian winds. However, it's been missing a crucial piece of the photography tool kit: The full-on selfie.
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Για κάποιον παράξενο λόγο στην υπόθεση του Mega οι νόμοι δείχνουν απλώς υπάρχουν αλλά να μήν εφαρμόζονται.
Είτε πρόκειται για την καταπάτηση κάθε εδαφίου της εργατικής νομοθεσίας,είτε για την χωρίς καμία συνέπεια ανάλγητη στάση του τραπεζικού συστήματος,είτε για την αναιτιολόγητη διακοπή του σήματος απ΄τις συνδρομητικές πλατφόρμες κλπ
Το τελευταίο επεισόδιο σ’αυτό το mega-σήριαλ παίζεται από τις 30 Νοεμβρίου και μετά καθώς τη μέρα εκείνη εξέπνευσε και το όριο ενός μήνα που δίνει ο νόμος για την
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DC movies continue to turn the tide with the release of Aquaman, the first solo feature for the maritime member of the Justice League. While it won’t be brandishing as high a Tomatometer score as Wonder Woman, reviews for the James Wan-helmed superhero adventure are mostly positive out of the gate. Aquaman certainly sounds ridiculous, even from the raves, as this is a whole lot of movie (and maybe more). If you just take in the ambitious spectacle and enjoy Jason Momoa’s swagger, you’re in for a
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Users' names, birth dates, email addresses, work history and other data were exposed for nearly a week in November, Google says. It will now close the social network four months earlier than planned.


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Hundreds of police officers are hunting a gunman after three people were killed and 12 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg.

The suspect, who is known to security services, escaped after exchanging fire with soldiers and armed police on Tuesday. He is believed to be injured.

The shooting happened close to a popular Christmas market near one of the central squares, Place Kléber.

France's counter terrorism prosecutor has opened an investigation.
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Frequent flyers on American, British, and a dozen other airlines have a new partner to look forward to. Last week, Morocco's flag carrier ...


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A new collaborative study led by a research team at the Department of Energy's Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, University of California, Los Angeles and the University of Washington could provide engineers new design rules for creating microelectronics, membranes and tissues, and open up better production methods for new materials. At the same time, the research, published online Dec. 6 in the journal Science, helps uphold a scientific theory that has remained unproven for over a century.

Just
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President Trump attacked the agreement fighting climate change, citing ongoing protests in the French capital as proof that he was right to reject the pact.


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When I planned my move to Sweden a few years ago, I tried to figure out how to get past the 90-day limit placed on tourist visas in the Schengen Area. This is a problem encountered by thousands of travelers every year and a question that regularly (especially this …


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The good news about the new Apple iOS 12.1.1 Upgrade is it fixes several serious problems left in previous releases. The bad news is it introduces a nasty new one…

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