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The World Chess Championship Logo Is… Suggestive

The World Chess Championship Logo Is… Suggestive

And the logo has sparked a strong response from the chess community. The November 11-30 match, to be held in London , will feature reigning world champion Magnus Carlsen up against a challenger, wh...

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Police don't suspect terrorism after vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne

Police don't suspect terrorism after vehicle ploughs into pedestrians in Melbourne

Commander Russell Barrett of Victoria Police said police believe the crash was deliberate but it was too early to speculate on the motivations of the driver. A vehicle attack on a shopping street in S...

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United Nations approves cross-border aid to rebel areas in Syria

United Nations approves cross-border aid to rebel areas in Syria

The sources noted that meeting would also review the situation in the de-escalation zone in Idlib, as the province is witnessing confrontations and is subject to aerial bombardment. But he said Russia...

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Georgia gives Southern Co go-ahead to finish nuclear power project

Georgia gives Southern Co go-ahead to finish nuclear power project

The Georgia Public Service Commission, the state's utility regulator, unanimously approved a motion for Southern's Georgia Power Co affiliate to press on with the project, known as Plant Vogtle . W...

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Here's all you need to know about Virat-Anushka's reception!

Here's all you need to know about Virat-Anushka's reception!

Virat and Anushka, who were enjoying their honeymoon in Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi, the capital of Lapland, landed in the national capital on Tuesday for their wedding reception . Those people ...

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Twitter now lets you use third-party apps for account verification

Twitter now lets you use third-party apps for account verification

If you want to use the new feature, See Twiter's login verification support page that outline how to enable a third-party 2FA app and how to turn off text messages. However, SMS-based 2FA is not ful...

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Post Gujarat, Congress Calls For Restoring Dignity In Public Discourse

Post Gujarat, Congress Calls For Restoring Dignity In Public Discourse

During last two days, a lot has been said about the so-called marginal victory of the BJP . They used to say that entire Gujarat is unhappy (with the BJP) and people were impressed with Rahul Gandhi...

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Jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Jailed Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe 'eligible for early release'

Ratcliffe told Sky News that nothing had been confirmed officially and that "there is still some paperwork" to complete. The development comes less than two weeks after the foreign secretary, Bo...

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Kettle campaign falling short of target in Vernon

Kettle campaign falling short of target in Vernon

The number of people seeking help has been about the same this year as last year, he said, and no one has been turned away. "What a blessing is to have such a responsive community", said Capt. "We'r...

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Country singer Michael Ray arrested for DUI

Country singer Michael Ray arrested for DUI

Authorities were called to the scene of a fast food restaurant after Ray, whose legal name is Michael Ray Roach, was involved in a minor auto collision. Cops say Michael had bloodshot eyes, slurre...

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Thursday weather: Forecasters warn of dense, freezing fog

Cooler air starts to move in Saturday but temperatures are expected to stay above average. Drizzle is expected through the day, according to the National Weather Service. Areas to the north of H...

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Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

Trump Commutes Sentence of Sholom Rubashkin

Rubashkin's case and commutation decision were based on expressions of support from Members of Congress and a broad cross-section of the legal community", the White House said in a statement ...

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Haley's Chanukah gift in blocking nasty anti-Israel Security Council resolution

Haley's Chanukah gift in blocking nasty anti-Israel Security Council resolution

United Nations member-states were poised Thursday to vote on a motion rejecting USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, after President Donald Trump threatened to cut funding to countries ...

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Four dead and seven missing as ferry capsizes during storm in Philippines

Four dead and seven missing as ferry capsizes during storm in Philippines

Due to heavy rains and turbulent waters, rescue boats are facing difficulties in carrying out their mission. A FERRY with more than 250 passengers and crew has capsized in stormy seas off the north-...

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European Court says Uber is a cab firm

European Court says Uber is a cab firm

Uber has taken the fight to regulators and established taxi and cab companies, expanding from a Silicon Valley startup to a business with a valuation of $68 billion. Uber launched in 2011 and now oper...

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European Union hits Uber with powerful body blow

European Union hits Uber with powerful body blow

Uber insisted the ruling would "not change things in most European Union countries where we already operate under transportation law", while saying it will "continue the dialogue across Europe". Pola...

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China's Didi said to be worth $56B after raising more cash

The latest investment values Didi at over $50 billion, according to Reuters, and equips it with the cash needed to aggressively pursue expansion opportunities overseas. Didi has expanded overseas rapi...

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North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea

North Korea has stolen $7 million from its Exchange, alleges South Korea

In response, the South's troops sent a warning broadcast and fired some 20 warning shots from a K-3 machine gun at around 9:24 a.m.in accordance with related rules, he said. The defector is the fourth...

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Russia, China react to Trump's security strategy remarks

Russia, China react to Trump's security strategy remarks

In a new national security strategy based on U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" vision on Monday, the United States lumped China and Russian Federation together as competitors seeking to er...

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Police disrupt UK Christmas terror plot

Police disrupt UK Christmas terror plot

Three men, aged 22, 36 and 41, were detained at different addresses in Sheffield and a 31-year-old man was arrested in Chesterfield, police said. While official police spokesmen have not given furth...

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