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Foreign access to China's card clearing market next August: report

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HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese regulators will allow foreign firms access to the yuan-denominated credit card clearing business from August next year, Hong Kong's South China Morning Post newspaper reported on Saturday. The paper quoted a source from China's largest credit card supplier, Goldpac Group, saying...(more) 



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Orbital Sciences' Antares Rocket Explosion in Pictures

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On Oct. 28, 2014, an Orbital Sciences-built Antares rocket exploded during liftoff during a mission to deliver cargo to the International Space Station for NASA. See photos from the stunning rocket launch failure here. 



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These cookies are so beautifully decorated that it's wrong to eat them

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Even though all cookies should be eaten so more cookies will be made to be eaten, I would feel so guilty if I ate any of these cookies made by SweetAmbsCookie. They are a work of art. The painstaking detail and beautiful decorations are unreal....(more) 



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Estonian man faces cyber scam charges in US

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An Estonian man accused of being part of a ring that swindled advertisers out of millions of dollars by "hijacking" online traffic was hauled before a US judge. Vladimir Tsastsin, 34, was extradited to a federal court in New York to face charges including computer intrusion,...(more) 



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Judge rejects isolation for U.S. nurse who treated Ebola patients

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By Joel Page FORT KENT Maine (Reuters) - A Maine judge ruled on Friday that a U.S. nurse who treated victims of Ebola in West Africa does not need to be confined to her home, declaring Ebola fears in the United States "not entirely rational." Nurse...(more) 



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Jealous you can’t get iOS 8’s awesome Handoff feature on your Android phone? Give this new app a try

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One of this year’s coolest new iOS 8 additions is Handoff, a new feature that lets you quickly move information and data between iOS devices and your Mac. While Android users can’t get this feature on their devices, they can get some of its functionalities by...(more) 



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Federal charges appear unlikely in Ferguson police shooting: Washington Post

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Justice Department officials probably will not bring civil rights charges against a white Ferguson, Missouri, police officer whose fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager set off rioting in August, the Washington Post reported on Friday. The newspaper, citing law enforcement officials,...(more) 



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Week's Best Space Pictures: Antares Falls, Mars Mystifies, and the Sun Rises

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A sunrise consoles space station crew after the loss of an unmanned Antares supply rocket, with Mars and the stars offering more consolation. 



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For just $0.99, this iPhone app that will tell you when you’re going to die

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If for some reason you really need to know when you’ll die, then the App Store’s got you covered, as Business Insider found a new $0.99 iPhone app that will guesstimate your death day for you. The Deadline app integrates with Apple’s iOS 8 Health app,...(more) 



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Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions

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The explosion of Virgin Galactic's passenger rocket is stirring up mixed emotions as scientists and others involved in the space industry wait for more details on what happened over the Mojave Desert on Friday.... 



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FCC might give Netflix what it wants and still allow Comcast to sell fast lanes

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A report published this afternoon by The New York Times details one of the possible plans the FCC may debut in their attempt to establish new rules around net neutrality and the open internet. It takes a "hybrid" approach, dividing the new regulations between commercial or...(more) 



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Spacecraft for tourists explodes on test flight

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MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) -- A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday over the Mojave Desert, killing a pilot in the second fiery setback for commercial space travel in less than a week.... 



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