BUSINESS

US housing starts jumped 5 pct. in May off Midwest building »

WASHINGTON –  A surge of construction in the Midwest drove U.S. housing starts up 5 percent in May from the prior month. The Commerce Department said Wednesday that housing starts…

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Global stocks tumble after new Trump tariff threat »

A currency trader watches monitors at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Asian stocks tumbled Tuesday after…

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SPORTS

World Cup 2018: Japan goals vs. Colombia, scores, schedule for Day 6 »

We’re almost through the first full round of group stage action in the 2018 World Cup, and the drama is…

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The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World Cup – RiverBender.com »

RiverBender.com The Latest: Saudis safe after in-flight drama at World CupRiverBender.comSouth Korea goalkeeper Jo Hyun-woo claims a cross during the…

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Washington Nationals’ addition of Kelvin Herrera shows they mean business »

WASHINGTON — Getting Kelvin Herrera is huge for the Washington Nationals. Getting him without giving up a whole lot is…

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Potential No. 1 draft pick Deandre Ayton says he and Devin Booker could be “Shaq and Kobe 2.0” for Phoenix Suns »

Ayton, almost a month away from his 20th birthday, startles as a 7-foot, 260-pound transformer with a 7-5 wingspan who…

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TECHNOLOGY

The $300 system in the fight against illegal images »

Image copyright Christian Haschek A security researcher has built a system for detecting illegal images that costs less than $300 (£227) and uses less power than a lightbulb. Christian Haschek, who lives in Austria, came up with the solution after he discovered an image showing…

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'They stuck my face on to a porn clip' »

Indian reporter Rana Ayyub got rape and death threats because of a tweet falsely attributed to her. Source link…

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Apple fined for misleading customers in Australia »

Image copyright AFP Image caption Customers were refused phone repairs in breach of Australian law An Australian court has fined Apple A$9m (£5m;$6.5m) for refusing to fix iPhones and iPads that had been serviced by third parties. The nation’s consumer watchdog took the tech giant…

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The AI developed to identify and count wild animals »

Researchers at the University of Wyoming are working with online community Snapshot Serengeti to develop artificial intelligence that can identify, count and describe wild animals in Tanzania. Over 3.2 million pictures of animals – captured by hidden cameras – have been identified by Snapshot Serengeti…

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SCIENCE

Trump Orders Establishment Of Space Force For US Dominance In Space »

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered the creation of a Space Force for “American dominance in space.” The proposal, however, has been met with criticism, just…

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Scientists Have Finally Figured Out How These Mysterious Martian Rock Formations Were Made »

A mysterious rock formation on Mars, which has perplexed scientists for decades, was likely formed as a result of a series of explosive volcanic eruptions more…

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Asia

India Kashmir: BJP pulls out of controversial alliance

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) is seen here with Mehbooba Mufti in 2016 The chief minister of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, Mehbooba Mufti, has resigned after…

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Mid-East

World Cup 2018: Russia v Egypt

Forward Mohamed Salah was Egypt’s top scorer in qualifying with five goals BBC coverage How to follow: Watch live on BBC One at 18:30 BST; listen on BBC Radio 5 live; text commentary on the BBC…

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America

Reality Check: Who decided to take away children at the US border?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption More than 700 children have been taken from their parents at the border since October 2017 The claim: US President Donald Trump says the Democrats created a law that separates…

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WORLD

Wildfire Jumps Highway in California and Vehicles Catch Fire | World News Tonight | ABC News

Trucks and cars in traffic go up in flames as firefighters try to quell the blaze. SUBSCRIBE for the latest news and updates from ABC News ► http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=abcnews To read the full story and others, visit…

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Europe

Baby born on Paris commuter train gets free rides till he is 25

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Traffic on the RER A commuter line was interrupted for about an hour A baby boy who was born on a Parisian train on Monday has been given free rail…

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FOOTBALL

Viewing, services set for Maryland football player and former McDonogh student Jordan McNair

A viewing for Jordan McNair, a University of Maryland football player and McDonogh alumnus who died Wednesday, will be today with a funeral and burial set for Wednesday, according to the Wylie Funeral Homes website. The…

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TRAVEL

Here Are the Top Reasons Travel Insurance Claims Are Delayed or Denied

By now, the majority of agents are offering travel insurance to their customers every time a booking is made. But, all too often, the best laid plans go awry because consumers pursuing a claim perform one…

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UK

Brexit Politics Stymies U.K. Health-Care Debate

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Sunday that the country’s crisis-ridden National Health Service will receive an additional 20 billion pounds ($26.5 billion at today’s exchange rate) by 2023. In normal times, that sort of…

Jun 19 2018 / Read More »

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