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US won’t give ‘one single dollar’ for Syria reconstruction until Iranian forces are out – Pompeo

The US will spend no more money on the reconstruction of war-ravaged Syria if it does not see off Iranian troops, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said. The US previously said it would stay in Syria as long as Iran is there. Speaking to the pro-Israel Jewish Institute for National Security of America on Wednesday, Pompeo said that ...

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22 regional Russian leaders including Moscow mayor to be chosen by voters on single election day

Russian citizens go to the polls on Sunday to elect the heads of 22 regions, including the mayor of the capital, Moscow. They will also elect lawmakers in 16 regional legislatures and thousands of municipal councils. The Moscow mayoral elections are probably the most important event of election day, with five candidates running for the post, including incumbent Mayor Sergey ...

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Georgian teen solves six Rubik’s cubes underwater in single breath (VIDEO)

A Georgian teen solved six Rubik’s cubes underwater in a single breath, setting a new Guinness World Record. Vako Marchilashvili was submerged in a glass tank for 1 minute and 44 seconds. The feat took place on Friday, in front of a crowd at the Gino Paradise aqua park in Tbilisi. The 18-year-old student solved each Rubik’s cube, sending them ...

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Facebook market value shrinks by $119 billion in biggest single day loss

Published time: 26 Jul, 2018 20:50 Edited time: 26 Jul, 2018 21:03 Facebook shares have fallen 19 percent, wiping $ 119 billion off the social media giant’s value. The one-day percentage drop, the biggest ever for US traded company, comes after it forecast years of lower profit margins. Facebook shares closed at $ 176.26 on Thursday. “We expect our revenue-growth rates ...

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Apple could bundle TV, music and news in a single subscription

According to a report from The Information, Apple could choose to bundle all its media offerings into a single subscription. While Apple’s main media subscription product is currently Apple Music, it’s no secret that the company is investing in other areas. In particular, Apple has bought the distribution rights of many TV shows. But nobody knows how Apple plans to ...

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Google Cloud announces the Beta of single tenant instances

One of the characteristics of cloud computing is that when you launch a virtual machine, it gets distributed wherever it makes the most sense for the cloud provider. That usually means sharing servers with other customers in what is known as a multi-tenant environment. But what about times when you want a physical server dedicated just to you? To help ...

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Apple founder Steve Wozniak hopes bitcoin will become a single global currency

Tech legend Steve Wozniak says he is attracted to the “purity” of the idea that people around the world could one day share a single currency, despite being separated by national borders. He echoed Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who recently said that he believes bitcoin will become the single currency worldwide. “I buy into what Jack Dorsey says, not that ...

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Philippines vows to protect ‘every single inch’ of its territory after Chinese bomber drills

Manila has vowed to protect “every single inch” of its territory in the South China Sea and expressed serious concerns over the presence of Chinese strategic bombers that earlier carried out drills in the disputed region. “We reiterate our commitment to protect every single inch of our territory and areas which we have sovereign rights over,” the Foreign Ministry said ...

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Single parking spot in Hong Kong shatters property price record

Hong Kong, a city with some of the costliest real estate in the world, set a new record earlier this week with a single parking space in the Kowloon district. The parking spot has just been rented out for HK$ 10,000 ($ 1,274) per month, making it the city’s most expensive space.  The space is located in a parking lot ...

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‘Time has arrived for Africa to establish a single currency’ – South African president

President of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa has suggested creating a single currency for Africa which, according to him, could boost trade across borders and match international currencies. The idea was first mooted by Ramaphosa during a meeting of the African Union in Rwanda, where 44 countries gathered to sign the African Continental Free Trade Area (CFTA) treaty. “The hour, the ...

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