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Hornets push Heat to the brink with Game Five win

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  • Apr 28, 2016
(The Sports Xchange) - Courtney Lee did it again. From virtually the same spot on the floor and for the second game in a row, Lee grabbed a crucial long rebound off the offensive boards.This time, Lee went back up and drained a 3-pointer with 28.9 seco...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Aug 09, 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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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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German prosecutors say won't be lenient with VW

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  • Jul 12, 2016
HAMBURG German prosecutors will grant Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) no mitigation for a record vehicle emissions settlement it faces in the United States and want VW to pay them a separate fine, a spokesman said.Prosecutors in Braunschweig, near Volkswagen's ...
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Craft beer fans face squeeze with hops in short supply

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  • Dec 28, 2015
BOUGHTON UNDER BLEAN, England Fans of craft beers could soon face higher bar bills as small, independent brewers face a potentially serious shortage of a vital ingredient: hops.Last summer's hot and dry weather blighted the European hop harvest and str...
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Art detective says female and male model used for Mona Lisa face

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  • Apr 26, 2016
FLORENCE, Italy Mona Lisa's enigmatic smile draws millions of viewers from across the world, all eager to see the art world's most famous female face. But is it?An Italian art detective is arguing that research backs his long-standing claim that Leonar...
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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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U2 guitarist The Edge makes history as he rocks Sistine Chapel for cancer

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  • May 01, 2016
VATICAN CITY The Edge, lead guitarist with the Irish band U2, has become the first rock star to play in the Sistine Chapel, a venue he described as "the most beautiful parish hall in the world".The performer, whose real name is David Evans, sang four s...
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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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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 04, 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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