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8 dead in worst escalation in Gaza since 2014

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Eight people have been killed in the worst escalation of violence Gaza has seen since the 2014 war. A fresh wave of fighting erupted in the Gaza Strip, leaving an Israeli soldier and seven Palestinians dead after two days of unrest. An Israeli aircraft fired towards a militant who was part of a group launching Read More

Man vs machine: Drone ‘steals’ bike as helpless cyclists give chase

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Incredible footage of an epic high-tech theft, apparently using a drone to nab a bike, might be a glimpse into the nefarious future of robot robberies. The unbelievably brazen stunt went down in Hustopece, Moravia, in the Czech Republic, while a group of unsuspecting cyclists climbed a Lookout Tower, leaving their bikes defenseless against quick-fingered Read More

New Vodafone boss to cut costs, make more of masts

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LONDON (Reuters) – Vodafone’s new chief executive (VOD.L) said he would cut costs and seek to maximize the value of its masts and towers to drive higher returns at the world’s second largest mobile operator after taking charge last month. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds a phone as she passes a Vodafone store in London, Read More

Asian shares sell-off on Wall Street tech rout, oil slides

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SYDNEY (Reuters) – Asian shares skidded on Tuesday after a rout in tech stocks put Wall Street to the sword, while a sharp drop in oil prices and political risks in Europe pushed the dollar to 16-month highs as People walk past an electronic board showing Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, Read More

'Stan Lee did more for me than any politician ever could': Most personal send-offs to Marvel legend

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The death of the only man in comics as iconic as his super-powered heroes, Stan Lee, has brought out heartfelt tributes from those to whom he was more than the creator of Spider Man and the Hulk. Many of the world’s most successful people revealed their vulnerabilities as they thanked Lee, who died at the Read More

Authorities search for missing in wind-whipped California wildfires

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MALIBU, Calif. (Reuters) – Authorities searched on Monday for more than 200 people unaccounted for in one of the wildfires rampaging through parts of California, voicing concern about a possible rising death toll, as gusty, dry winds spurred the spreading flames. The raging blaze in northern California known as the Camp Fire, the state’s most Read More

Student beats up, attempts to strangle teacher as French school violence hits headlines again

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Just as France calmed down after the case of a student threatening a teacher with a ‘gun’ in class went viral, another scandal has hit the suburbs of Paris after a student beat and attempted to strangle his teacher at a school. The violent incident took place at a vocational high school in the Bezons Read More

Utility stocks slump as California wildfires leave hundreds missing

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – California utility stocks plummeted for a second day on Monday after deadly wildfires killed at least 31 people and left hundreds missing, with property losses estimated at over $2 billion and the companies facing potential liability. Downed power lines and debris are seen along Mulholland Highway in the aftermath of the Read More

Feature: US refiners poised for strong Q4 after record-breaking crude processing in Q3

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Houston — The US Refining complex processed more crude oil in the third quarter of 2018 than any other third quarter on record — a trend refiners attributed to cheaper North American crude streams, most notably from the infrastructure-constrained Permian Basin and Western Canada. While these two oil patches have rather different infrastructure outlooks in Read More

French school saga continues: Another student indicted for beating, trying to strangle teacher

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Just as France calmed down after the case of a student threatening a teacher with a ‘gun’ in class went viral, another scandal has hit the suburbs of Paris after a student beat and attempted to strangle his teacher at a school. The violent incident took place at a vocational high school in the Bezons Read More