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Amazon cancels three original series developed under ousted studio head Roy Price

Amazon may have recently greenlit another season of its comedic superhero series The Tick, but it’s also cleaning house of other original programming that, presumably, hasn’t been doing as well. According to reports from Variety and Deadline – the latter confirmed by an “Amazon insider” – the company is now cancelling three other comedies, including Tig Notaro’s One Mississippi, Jill Soloway’s I Love ...

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North & South Korea to form 1st joint Olympic team, march at opening together under unified flag

North and South Korea have agreed to form a unified women’s hockey team for the upcoming Winter Olympics, and will march under a unified flag at the opening ceremony, according to a joint statement. North Korea is due to send a delegation which will consist of around 550 members including 230 cheerleaders, 140 artists and 30 Taekwondo fighters, to South ...

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Boris Johnson under fire for saying £350m NHS Brexit pledge was ‘underestimated’

Boris Johnson has reignited the row over his controversial claim that Brexit would mean Britain would have £350 million ($ 483 million) extra a week to spend on the NHS by saying the figure was a “gross underestimate.” The foreign secretary has claimed that the UK is already contributing £362 million ($ 500 million) a week to the European Union, ...

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Markle will ‘taint’ royal blood: UKIP leader under fire for girlfriend’s comments

Henry Bolton, leader of the eurosceptic UK Independence Party (UKIP), is facing calls to resign following the publication of racist messages about Prince Harry’s fiancée, Meghan Markle, allegedly sent by his girlfriend. UKIP has been wracked by upheaval in recent months, burning through leaders with Bolton the fourth appointee to the position since late 2016. Bolton reportedly left his wife ...

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RT under fire because it ‘gives a voice to critics of US system while MSM parrot govt line’

In the aftermath of the CBS interview with our Editor-in-Chief Margarita Simonyan, RT asked several analysts to give their views about why the news network is so feared – and vilified – in the US. After CBS aired its interview with Editor-in-Chief Simonyan in early January, social media users took opposing sides over whether they like RT or not, but ...

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Google’s first WorldSense VR headset, the Lenovo Mirage Solo, ships in Q2 for ‘under $400’

We got our first full look at a positionally tracked Daydream headset running Google’s WorldSense technology today. Lenovo unveiled the Mirage Solo headset today, which it hopes to ship in the second quarter of this year. The standalone device will sport a Qualcomm 835 chipset, 4GB of RAM and 64 gigs of onboard memory. It also will have dual mics, ...

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Trump ready to speak with Kim under certain conditions

Donald Trump has said he is “absolutely” willing to talk on the phone to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un if Tuesday’s North-South meeting yields positive results. President Trump, who has shown nothing but contempt for his North Korean counterpart, spoke to the media at Camp David Saturday, once again claiming credit for facilitating intra-Korean dialogue. Pyongyang and Seoul earlier this ...

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Under pressure: Man does plank with 200kg powerlifter and barbell on his back (VIDEO)

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 17:20 Thought it was difficult to hold a plank? Try a truly Herculean version – with another powerlifter raising a loaded barbell and squatting on your back. While some would find it tough to push through a plank under the pressure of their own weight, others don’t see it as challenging enough. Athletes from a ...

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Shrine of the universe carved by ancient Aztecs unearthed under Mexican pond (PHOTOS)

Published time: 5 Jan, 2018 18:36 A team of archaeologists in Mexico have discovered a stone shrine beneath a pond which depicts what ancient Aztecs believed to be the universe. The pre-Hispanic shrine named ‘tetzacualco’ was found at Nahualac, a site at the foothills of the Iztaccihuatl volcano, by researchers at Mexico’s National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH). Researchers ...

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Nestle under fire for selling California water ‘without a valid basis’

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 23:20 Nestle is under scrutiny by California legislators for selling water from the drought-stricken state. The company has been bottling and selling water taken from the San Bernardino Forest without proper permits. Following a 20-month investigation, California’s State Water Resources Control Board issued a report suggesting Nestle cease taking water from Strawberry Creek in San ...

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