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No sooner said than done: Woman keeps promise to adopt 8 children after son’s recovery from injury

A woman, in the Russian southern region of Dagestan, who vowed to take care of orphans if her son survived a critical injury, has kept her promise and adopted eight children with special needs. “I asked Allah, if he brings my son back, I’ll adopt orphaned children,” foster mother Madinat Shakhbulatova told the Ruptly video news agency. Shakhbulatova’s biological son, ...

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Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along

It’s almost becoming boring reporting that the Amazon cloud had a monster quarter. It’s not news at this point, because of course they did. Yesterday, it once again blew away analyst expectations with 49 percent revenue growth for the quarter. Oh ya, and that revenue? Well that was $ 5.44B for the quarter, a ways above the projected $ 5.26B. ...

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Yawn: Amazon cloud business just keeps rolling along

It’s almost becoming boring reporting that the Amazon cloud had a monster quarter. It’s not news at this point, because of course they did. Yesterday, it once again blew away analyst expectations with 49 percent revenue growth for the quarter. Oh ya, and that revenue? Well that was $ 5.44B for the quarter, a ways above the projected $ 5.26B. ...

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Melania keeps escaping Trump’s tenderness, Macron offers his hand and cheek (VIDEO)

US First Lady Melania Trump appeared quite cold towards her husband Donald Trump during the Macrons’ visit to the White House. Their awkward hand-holding moment and uncomfortable kisses were spotted by vigilant netizens. President Donald Trump had some more awkward moments with Melania as he hosted French President Emmanuel Macron and his spouse Brigitte on Tuesday. At first, the first ...

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The new Light Phone 2 keeps things basic but adds e-ink and ‘essentials’

Light is back with a new twist on its anti-smartphone phone. But this time, instead of doing just one thing, the Light Phone 2 does a few, and exists somewhere between the original Light and your overwrought iPhone – though still far closer to the first-generation Light phone overall. The new design features a matte finish e-ink display, which occupies ...

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US judge keeps key charge against Menendez, strikes down 4 of 13 counts

A US judge has kept the most serious charge in place in the retrial of Senator Robert Menendez (D-New Jersey), who is alleged to have purposefully filed false financial disclosure statements. A court hearing in the federal corruption retrial case against Menendez took place in New Jersey on Wednesday. US District Court Judge William Walls presided over the hearing. Wells ...

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IBU relegates Russia to provisional member, but keeps it as final Biathlon World Cup stage

Russia has been relegated to provisional IBU member status, but retained its right to host the final stage of the 2017-18 Biathlon World Cup, the executive board of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) ruled in an extraordinary session Sunday. “The IBU Executive Board herewith relegates the RBU (Russian Biathlon union) to provisional membership… With limited membership rights” over doping violations, ...

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‘With the mask or without?’ – Coach keeps Champions League bet, wears Zorro costume to presser

Paulo Fonseca, manager of the Ukrainian team Shakhtar Donetsk, surprised reporters in a post-match Champions League press conference on Wednesday – by wearing a full Zorro mask and costume. The Portuguese coach promised to wear the outfit of the swashbuckling Spanish hero should his side advance to the last-16 stage of Europe’s premier club football tournament. The ‘Hirnyky’ eventually prevailed ...

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Armed standoff among leaders of Ukraine’s breakaway region as Kremlin keeps close eye

Published time: 22 Nov, 2017 20:41 Edited time: 22 Nov, 2017 21:10 Leaders of the rebellious Lugansk region in Ukraine’s east turned on each other Tuesday, as gunmen blocked central streets of the provincial capital. The Kremlin said it was closely monitoring the developments. Armed people in military fatigues first appeared on the streets of Lugansk, the capital of the self-proclaimed Lugansk ...

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Bitcoin keeps breaking records & ignoring the haters

Published time: 20 Nov, 2017 09:56 It seems as if bitcoin does not know how to slow down. Despite all the bearish forecasts and worries over a potential bubble, the world’s leading cryptocurrency broke through another all-time high, rallying from the previous weekend’s declines. On Sunday, the price of bitcoin climbed above $ 8,100, having crossed the $ 8,000 threshold ...

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