We have some bad news about the Samsung Galaxy Note 10

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  • May 12, 2019
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We have some bad news courtesy of Ice universe, who is one of Twitter’s most prominent leakers. The account with a Russian Blue cat as its avatar, which is followed by the likes of Evan Blass and MKBHD, has been the source of much Galaxy Note 10 information in the last few weeks. Previously, he […]

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The woman who invented Mother's Day came to hate it

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  • May 12, 2019
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Mother’s Day means big business for retailers. This year is no different — shoppers will spend an average of $196 per mom. If you hate all of the commercialization behind the day that celebrates moms, imagine how Anna Jarvis would feel now. The holiday’s founder worked so hard to get the world to give moms […]

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Gun fired during Ramadan prayers In East London Mosque

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  • May 11, 2019
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A gun was fired outside a mosque in east London during Ramadan prayers. Police were called to reports of a “masked” man with a firearm entering the Seven Kings Masjid in Ilford at 22:45 BST on Thursday. Worshippers ushered him out of the building and a gunshot – thought to have come from a “blank-firing […]

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Facebook's co-founder joins calls to break up the company

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  • May 10, 2019
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Facebook Inc co-founder and former Mark Zuckerberg roommate Chris Hughes called for the break up of the world’s largest social media network in an opinion piece in the New York Times on Thursday. Hughes joins US lawmakers who have also urged anti-trust action to break up big tech companies as well as federal privacy regulation. […]

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'Avengers' blast past 'Titanic' to all-time No. 2

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  • May 8, 2019
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Los Angeles, Disney and Marvel’s “Avengers: Endgame” has stormed into historic territory, earning $2.19 billion worldwide in less than two weeks to become the No. 2 film of all time, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. That exalted number, which includes the film’s estimated take of $145.8 million this three-day weekend in North America, pushes […]

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Colombo: Sri Lanka’s Roman Catholic Church appealed for calm and an alcohol ban Monday after clashes between Christians and Muslims in a town scarred by the Easter suicide attacks. Hundreds of security forces entered Negombo to impose a curfew after dozens of Muslim-owned shops, homes and vehicles were attacked. St. Sebastian’s church in the town […]

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China's mass surveillance more sophisticated than thought

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  • May 3, 2019
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Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it’s going next. A mobile app used by police to track citizens in China’s far west region of Xinjiang shows how some of the country’s biggest technology companies are linked to a mass surveillance system that is more sophisticated […]

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Cyclone Fani has slammed into India’s eastern coastline, according to the country’s Meteorological Department. Heavy rain has been reported in the eastern state of Orissa, also called Odisha, which is directly in the path of the storm. The tourist town of Puri and neighbouring areas are experiencing winds with a speed of 175 km/h (108mph), […]

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Bangladesh jobs website aims to curb abuse of migrant workers

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  • April 30, 2019
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DHAKA: Bangladesh has launched an online job portal to help reduce high fees incurred by thousands of workers seeking employment abroad and curb exploitative tactics used by unscrupulous brokers. The government-run website was established by the United Nations International Organization for Migration (IOM) and Bdjobs.com, a local website, and launched on Sunday. The portal will […]

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Sri Lanka on alert for attacks by militants dressed in uniforms

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  • April 29, 2019
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Sri Lankan security officials have warned that militants behind Easter Sunday’s suicide bombings are planning imminent attacks and could be dressed in military uniforms. The militants were targeting five locations for attacks on Sunday or Monday, security sources said. ‘There could be another wave of attacks,’ the head of ministerial security division (MSD), a unit […]

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