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Dozens of 'knife-wielding attackers' shot dead by China police

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Chinese police shot dead dozens of knife-wielding attackers on Monday morning after they staged assaults on two towns in the western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency said on Tuesday. A gang armed with knives had first attacked a police station and government offices...(more) 

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India's Flipkart raises $1 bn to tackle Amazon

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India's top e-commerce company Flipkart said Tuesday it had raised $1 billion (60 billion rupees) in funds as it battles US giant Amazon for supremacy in the hyper-competitive local market. Flipkart, set up in 2007 by two former Amazon employees, said Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC...(more) 

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Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; scores killed

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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel escalated its military campaign against Hamas on Tuesday, striking symbols of the militant group's control in Gaza and firing tank shells that Palestinian officials said shut down the strip's only power plant in the heaviest bombardment in the war...(more) 

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BlackBerry buffs up security credentials with Secusmart deal

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By Euan Rocha NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackBerry Ltd is buying a privately held German firm that specializes in voice and data encryption, it said on Tuesday, in a bid to burnish its credentials with highly security-conscious clients like government ‎agencies. The acquisition is the latest...(more) 

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People across US ask: Who is the 'woman in black'?

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By Brendan O'Brien (Reuters) - A quiet woman wearing a flowing, black dress and mysteriously strolling along busy highways in parts of the U.S. Southeast and Midwest has the curious wondering who she is and spurred a social media site to document her trek. She has...(more) 

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Apple’s best yet Retina MacBook Pros are already here

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After a leaked imaged suggested Apple may be getting ready to release new Retina MacBook Pro models this week, the company went ahead and updated its online stores with the 2014 versions of its top of the line laptop. All models received processor and memory bumps,...(more) 

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Facebook to drop messaging from main mobile app

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Following what the company describes as a successful trial in Europe, the world's largest social network is going to confine the ability to message Facebook friends solely to the dedicated Facebook Messenger app. Over the coming days users of both the Android and iPhone versions of...(more) 

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Orange's network investments help ward off low-cost rivals in France

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By Leila Abboud and Gwénaëlle Barzic PARIS (Reuters) - Telecoms operator Orange's investment in faster fiber and mobile broadband networks in its French home market has started to pay off, as its high-end focus insulates it from cut- price fixed plans offered by rival Bouygues. As...(more) 

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HTC One M8 with Windows Phone reportedly coming to Verizon this August

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A Windows Phone version of the HTC One has been a long-standing rumor, but it now appears the handset might be close to launching imminently. The Verge revealed at the weekend that HTC is testing a Windows Phone version of the One M8, and WP Central...(more) 

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Daniel Radcliffe turns devilish in new trailer for paranormal murder mystery 'Horns'

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Harry Potter might be a movie murderer. Daniel Radcliffe, who played the teen wizard in the eight-film series, has moved on to very different roles since his time at Hogwarts ended. His upcoming film, Horns, sees him adopting an American accent and being accused of killing...(more) 

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Video proves Wal-Mart ice cream sandwiches don't melt—but why?

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After hearing the news story about how a mother was concerned that her son's ice cream sandwich from Wal-Mart didn't melt after 12 hours in the sun, Dan Collins of KIKN 100.5 in Sioux Falls tested it out himself and recorded the process for video...(more) 

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Avengers: Age of Ultron is one awesome robot apocalypse clusterfuck

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Avengers: Age of Ultron's footage made its first appearance at San Diego Comic Con 2014 and people seem to be in awe with what they saw. From what people say, it's really going to be one huge battle between the World's Mightiest Heroes and a...(more) 

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