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September 2017
Google to buy part of HTC's smartphone operations for $1 bn

Google has announced that it will acquire HTC's Pixel smartphone division in a deal of $1.1 billion. However, HTC (Taiwanese…

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Magnitude 7.1 earthquake leaves Mexico City devastated

A powerful earthquake of 7.1 magnitude wreaked havoc in central Mexico yesterday. This recent earthquake caused catastrophe in…

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Category 5 Hurricane Maria wreaks havoc in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria slammed Puerto Rico on Wednesday with heavy winds and torrential rainfall. Hurricane Maria made landfall on…

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US President Trump's administration prepares to ease export rules for US Guns

As per the senior US officials, President Trump's administration is making it easier for American gun makers to export…

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Hurricane Maria heads to Puerto Rico

Amidst state of emergency in Puerto Rico, Governor Ricardo Rossello told on Tuesday that there is still time for…

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Hurricane Maria Path Map
Central Mexico hit by magnitude 7.1 earthquake

Barely 14 days after a magnitude 8.1 earthquake hit southern Mexico, another earthquake has wreaked havoc in Central Mexico.…

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A powerful earthquake of 7.1 magnitude hits Mexico City

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake wreaked havoc in Central Mexico on Tuesday. At least 149 people lost their lives, including…

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US President Trump to target Iran, 'menace' North Korea in his first UN speech

On Tuesday, the world will witness US President Donald Trump's first address to the United Nations General Assembly. President…

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Australia offers to pay Rohingya Muslims to return to Myanmar

Rohingya Refugees sent to detention in Papua New Guinea are being pressurized to return to Myanmar, a country…

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Hurricane Maria batters Dominica as category 5 storm

Hurricane Maria, which made landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 storm on Monday, is heading towards

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Maria to become a major hurricane

Maria, which is expected to strengthen rapidly in the next two days, will strike the Leeward Islands in the

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Trump to share spotlight with Nikki Haley at the United Nations

US President Donald Trump will be sharing the spotlight with his envoy Nikki Haley at the United Nations. Nikki…

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Digger damages airport fuel supply pipeline: Thousands of passengers stranded

Severe shortage of jet fuel in New Zealand has left thousands of domestic and international passengers stranded. According to…

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Spanish Government Desperately Tries to Foil October 1 Catalonia Referendum Voting

With October 1 referendum (to decide whether Catalonia secedes from Spain and becomes an independent republic) just two…

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British Police Makes "Very Significant" Arrest in Connection to London Tube Terror Attack

A day after British PM Theresa May raised security level of Britain to “critical” level (meaning high possibility of…

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Parson Green Tube Terror Attack
Tropical Storm Maria to Hit Irma-Affected Regions

Tropical Storm Maria is formed in the western Atlantic Ocean on Saturday. Reports say Maria currently has a maximum sustained…

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