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Canadian Consulate Suspends Travel for Hong Kong Staff

4 minutes ago   |   Time

The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said Friday it has suspended official travel for local staff, following the detention of a U.K. Consulate employee during a trip to mainland...
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North End of an Era

3 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Shop owner Maria Merola says she will be closing down this fall after 50 years in business.
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News Corp is reportedly releasing 'Knewz,' a Google News competitor that it hopes will help readers find news stories from more and different sources

News Corp is reportedly releasing 'Knewz,' a Google News competitor that it hopes will help readers find news stories from more and different sources

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

News Corp - the mass media company, which owns publications like The Wall Street Journal and The Times - will reportedly launch 'Knewz,' a news aggregation site, later this...
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The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires

The blazes in the Amazon are so big they can be seen from space. One map shows the alarming scale of the fires

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The "lungs of the planet" are burning at a record rate: The Brazilian Amazon has experienced more than 74,000 fires this year, whereas last year's total was around...
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How Minnidip Made A Splash With Its Inflatable Pools

5 hours ago   |   Fortune

Summer pool parties may be winding down, but the future for Minnidip-whimsically designed inflatable pools big enough for adults-is just getting started. The Chicago small...
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Celebrity chef Cat Cora sues company for stiffing her $100,000

Celebrity chef Cat Cora sues company for stiffing her $100,000

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

The 52-year-old chef - whose full name is Catherine Cora Ehrlich - sued Gourmia under its business name the Steelstone Group LLC.
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VMware acquires Pivotal and Carbon Black for nearly $5 billion

VMware acquires Pivotal and Carbon Black for nearly $5 billion

6 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Cloud software company VMware acquired security firm Carbon Black and cloud services developer tool maker Pivotal today for $5 billion.
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MGH data breach exposes 10,000 patients

6 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

Massachusetts General Hospital is notifying nearly 10,000 people of a privacy breach involving its department of neurology. An unauthorized third party gained access to...
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99% of the fires in the Amazon rainforest were started by humans, one expert says - here's why they've gotten so out of control

99% of the fires in the Amazon rainforest were started by humans, one expert says - here's why they've gotten so out of control

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate. Brazil has seen more than 74,000 fires this year ⁠- nearly double 2018's total of about 40,000 fires. About 10,000 new fires...
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Minecraft Earth beta expands to Android

Minecraft Earth beta expands to Android

6 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

Minecraft Earth's beta test begins on Android. You can sign up for it right now on the game's website, you just need an Xbox Live account.
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8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home

8-year-old boy mauled by mountain lion while playing outside his home

A mountain lion left an 8-year-old boy with serious injuries when the beast attacked the child while he was playing outside his home in Colorado, officials said. The animal... Read more ...

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

German town offering $1.1 million to anyone who can prove it's not a real place

There's more than 300,000 people who live in the town, but if you can prove it's all a hoax, you'll be $1.1 million richer. Read more ...

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Vegan parents whose strict diet left baby 'severely malnourished' avoid jail

Authorities discovered the couple's child so malnourished that, at 19 months old, she weighed just 10.8 pounds. Read more ...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Pirates: Now 8-30 since the All-Star break Read more ...

Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

Patriots' Patrick Chung indicted on cocaine possession charge

The longtime Patriots starting strong safety, 32, is scheduled to be arraigned Aug. 28. Read more ...

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

Reports: Man crushed to death when apartment elevator suddenly drops

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Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to NBA star Bob Cousy

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump presented 91-year-old basketball legend Bob Cousy with the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Thursday, praising the Boston Celtics star as... Read more ...

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Former 2020 candidate John Hickenlooper says he's running for Senate

Hickenlooper mounted a long shot presidential campaign that collapsed before it ended in mid-August. Read more ...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's...

Hospital dresses babies up as 'Wizard of Oz' characters to celebrate movie's 80th anniversary

The babies were dressed up as the Cowardly Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow and Dorothy. Read more ...

Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

Panthers QB Newton leaves exhibition game with foot injury

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. - Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton left Thursday night's exhibition game against New England in the first quarter with a foot injury. Read more ...