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Apple devices again saw the most activations during the holidays

Apple devices accounted for 44 percent of smartphone and tablet activations over the holidays, with nearly a third of those coming from new devices including the iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X, according to new data from Flurry Analytics out this morning. However, the iPhone 7 and iPhone 6 actually took the top two spots in terms of Apple activations, ...

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‘Your accusations are made up!’ Prickly barbs expose deep rifts during Boris Johnson’s Russia visit

Boris Johnson and Sergey Lavrov were at their most quotable for the first trip by a UK foreign secretary to Moscow in 5 years, but passive-aggressive jabs revealed Britain’s censure and Russia’s reluctance to be cast as a villain. Johnson set the mood when in his opening remarks, traditionally dedicated to reassuring formalities about strong ties and rising trade volumes, ...

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Aussie sub found 103 years after mysterious disappearance during WWI

Published time: 22 Dec, 2017 04:58 The search for Australia’s first submarine lost during World War I has ended, 103 years after the AE1 vanished in 1914 along with its 35-member crew. The mystery of the missing sub has puzzled the Australian Navy ever since it vanished off the New Guinean island of New Britain on September 14, 1914. AE1 ...

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Theresa May accuses Russia of ‘weaponizing information’ during Poland visit

Britain and Poland joined forces to renew accusations that Russia is attempting to “weaponize information.” UK Prime Minister Theresa May is in Warsaw to announce plans for greater defense and security cooperation. May, who was accompanied by other senior cabinet ministers, said Britain will spend £5 million ($ 6.68 million) on a joint UK-Polish plan to counter “disinformation.” Part of ...

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US ‘will be taking names’ during UNGA vote on Jerusalem move, envoy Haley warns

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 01:58 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 02:01 The US is ready to “take names” of its critics, America’s ambassador to the UN has warned, ahead of a GA session to debate Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move its embassy there. The US is ratcheting up its rhetoric and its threats ...

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Wheelchair-bound man with no legs killed by IDF in Gaza during Jerusalem protest

Published time: 16 Dec, 2017 08:01 A disabled Palestinian man missing both legs is among those killed by Israeli security forces that opened fire on demonstrators in the West Bank and along the border with Gaza, Gaza’s health ministry said. Abu Thurayeh, 29, was shot dead east of Gaza City, according to Gaza’s health ministry as cited by the Times ...

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Putin thanks Su-30 jet pilots for ‘covering’ his plane during Syria visit (VIDEO)

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 13:00 Vladimir Putin has told reporters at his annual Q&A session how security for his recent visit to Syria was provided. Russian fighter jet pilots risked their lives, the president said, revealing how he watched their maneuvers from the window of his plane. “The pilots, those guys, I watched them. They were not just flying ...

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US Marine chopper reportedly drops object on Okinawa nursery during flyover

Published time: 7 Dec, 2017 11:23 The staff of a nursery school located 300 meters from a US base in Okinawa has found an object, which apparently fell on the roof from a US helicopter. Some 50 children were playing in the grounds at the time of the flyover. The object was discovered on the roof of the Midorigaoka nursery ...

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F-35 fail: US fighter jet loses panel during 'routine training mission' in Okinawa

The US Air Force has encountered yet another issue with its aircraft in Okinawa, after an F-35 jet lost a panel during a “routine training mission.” It comes just months after several US aircraft were forced to make emergency landings on the same day. The F-35A Lightning II lost a two-foot-wide (0.6-meter) panel during the routine mission last week, the ...

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Britain ‘concedes’ over Irish border during Brexit negotiations

Published time: 4 Dec, 2017 12:44 Edited time: 4 Dec, 2017 13:28 Britain has reportedly caved in to Ireland’s demands on a post-Brexit border, agreeing a deal between the UK region of Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, ensuring that there will be no hard border between the north and the south. The news emerged after a weekend of ...

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