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    World Four things to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 event – The Verge

    It’s August, which means two things: lots of tweets bemoaning the impending end of summer (there’s still plenty of time to enjoy the sun, folks!), and a new Samsung Galaxy Note device... Read more via The Verge – Get more World News
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    World Kabila In Talks To Determine Successor In DRC’s Election – Channels Television

    DR Congo President Joseph Kabila scheduled talks on Tuesday with allies to discuss hand-picking a candidate to run in upcoming elections on the eve of a key campaign deadline, sources said. Members of a pro-Kabila alliance known as the Common Front for Congo (FCC).... Read more via Channels...
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    World This is how Dutch police knows you’re buying drugs online – The Next Web

    When I visited the dark web for the first time some years ago — for a story I was working on, not to treat myself to some crack cocaine — I remember users constantly reassuring each other how truly anonymous it was. “The FBI does not have … Read more via The Next Web –
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    World Baidu Says They Will Beat Google Even If They Return To China – Ubergizmo

    If the rumors are true, Google is apparently planning to make a return to China where they will launch a censored version of its search engine to appease the local government. However given Google’s absence in the country for as long as it has been, obviously the competition has … Read more...
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    World European Companies Can Be Protected From U.S. Sanctions On Iran – UK Minister – Leadership Newspaper

    European companies can be protected from new U.S. sanctions on Iran, a junior British foreign minister said on Tuesday, after President Donald Trump withdrew from an international agreement designed to deny Tehran the ability to build nuclear weapons. ..... Read more via Leadership Newspaper...
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    World World’s Tallest Building: Jeddah Tower to surpass Burj Khalifa in 2020 –

    Estimated to cost $1.4 billion, it will be the crown jewel of Jeddah Economic City, a commercial and residential project of 57 million square feet (5.3 million square meters).... Read more via – Nigeria’s entertainment & lifestyle platform online – Get more...
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    World Frankfurt Airport evacuated over breach of security – Punch Newspapers

    The Frankfurt Airport is being evacuated due to what the authorities described as “security breach” when an unauthorised individual gained undue access into unauthorised space... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get more World News
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    World German couple convicted over rape – Vanguard News

    A German mother and her partner were convicted Tuesday over the repeated rape of the woman’s young son and for selling him for sex on the internet.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more World News
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    World Facebook denies seeking users’ bank data – Vanguard News

    Facebook has denied reports that it is actively asking banks for details of users’ financial transactions.... Read more via Vanguard News – Get more World News
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    World Israeli raids kill two Hamas activists in northern Gaza – Premium Times Nigeria

    Two Palestinians, belonging to Islamic Hamas movement, were killed on Tuesday by Israeli artillery fire in northern Gaza Strip, according to Hamas’s military wing... Read more via Premium Times Nigeria – Get more World News
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    World Zimbabwean police looking for opposition leaders in connection with post-election violence – – The Sun News

    Zimbabwean police said Tuesday they are looking for nine senior opposition MDC Alliance leaders in connection with the post-election violence in central Harare. Six people died while several others were injured. Police have since arrested at least 27 people following the violent protests. The...
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    World Congo health ministry confirms arrival of experimental Ebola vaccines – – The Sun News

    The Ministry of Health in Congo confirmed the arrival of an experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck and proven to successfully treat the Ebola Virus Disease during its first wide-scale usage against the outbreak in the northwest. The ministry said more than 3,000 doses … Read...