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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Apr 20, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Actor Ewan McGregor says children in Iraq at risk of death, sex abuse, traffickers

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  • Aug 02, 2016
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Scottish actor Ewan McGregor called on Tuesday for greater efforts to help refugee children in Iraq, warning they are at serious risk of death, sexual violence, or recruitment into armed groups.Following a visit to...
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Rice sculpture: Taiwan artist gets granular with president elect

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  • Apr 24, 2016
TAIPEI A Taiwan artist has refused to see the big picture and instead captured the likeness of president-elect Tsai Ing-wen, to celebrate her inauguration next month, on a single grain of rice.Chen Forng-Shean, who has also sculpted the face of China's...
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Rams take quarterback Goff with first pick of draft

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  • Apr 29, 2016
CHICAGO Quarterback Jared Goff was taken by the Los Angeles Rams with the first pick in Thursday's NFL Draft and the Philadelphia Eagles followed suit by naming signal caller Carson Wentz with the second choice.The 21-year-old Goff, who stands 6-foot-4...
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LED-lit pigeons illuminate New York skies in art exhibit

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  • May 08, 2016
NEW YORK Thousands of pigeons with tiny LED lights strapped to their legs swooped through the darkening skies in a jaw-dropping display of beauty, but savvy New Yorkers gazing up at the performance art knew enough to keep their mouths shut.As evening f...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 07, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Singer Bryan Adams cancels Mississippi show to protest same-sex law

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  • Dec 21, 2015
Canadian singer Bryan Adams has canceled a show in Mississippi this week to protest a new state law that lets people with religious objections deny services to same-sex couples, the rocker said in a statement. "I cannot in good conscience perform in a ...
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'Lady Geek' in drive to draw more women to technology

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  • Jan 04, 2016
LONDON "Girls aren't cut out for a career in science and technology". Belinda Parmar has heard this sentence many times. In Britain, only 13 percent of the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce is made up of women – a damn...
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Stolen marble head of Rome's first emperor returns to Italy

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  • Jun 15, 2016
ROME A marble sculpture of the head of Rome's first emperor was welcomed back to the Italian capital on Tuesday, some 40 years after it was stolen and trafficked out of the country.The portrayal of Augustus, one of the earliest known depictions of a ma...
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Iraq's marshes, once drained by Saddam, named world heritage site

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  • Jul 19, 2016
BAGHDAD A wetland in southeast Iraq, thought to be the biblical Garden of Eden and almost completely drained during Saddam Hussein's rule, has become a UNESCO world heritage site, Iraqi authorities said on Sunday.Fed by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers,...
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