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Announcing TechCrunch meetups in Buenos Aires and Santiago next week

TechCrunch is heading to Latin America for the first time and staging its first-ever Startup Battlefield Latin America on November 8 in São Paulo to find the next wave of early-stage startups tackling big ideas! To spread the word, TechCrunch’s Jon Shieber and Anna Escher will visit Buenos Aires and Santiago next week to meet with the startup community and ...

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Woman found alive 1 week after driving off a California cliff

In a survival story fit for Hollywood, a woman has been found alive a week after she plunged off a California cliff in her jeep. The woman survived by drinking her wrecked car’s radiator water until she was discovered by hikers. Angela Hernandez, 23, was found on Friday after hikers noticed her Jeep Patriot SUV partially submerged at the bottom ...

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#Romanovs100 colorization contest final week, Marina Amaral to announce winner soon (PHOTOS)

Artist Marina Amaral will announce the winner of the #Romanovs100 colorization contest this Friday, July 6th. The contest has been running since mid-May and so far more than 70 works have been submitted from all over the world. Participants of all ages (the youngest being 11 and 13) have sent in their photo entries from Indonesia, Bolivia, Canada, UK, Switzerland, ...

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Amazon will finish its nationwide rollout of Prime member discounts for Whole Foods this week

By the middle of this week, all Amazon Prime members will have access to discounts at Whole Foods Market stores across the U.S. — finishing a nationwide rollout that’s part of the retailer’s master plan to dominate physical and virtual commerce in America. All Prime members will receive 10% off hundreds of sale items and “deep discounts on select popular ...

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Bag Week 2018: WP Standard’s Rucksack goes the distance

WP Standard – formerly called Whipping Post Leather – makes rugged leather bags, totes, and briefcases and their Rucksack is one of my favorites. Designed to look like something a Pony Express rider would slip on for a visit to town, this $ 275 satchel is sturdy, handsome, and ages surprisingly well. There are some trade-offs, however. Except for two ...

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Prime savings to reach around half of Whole Foods Market stores this week

Amazon and its grocery store chain Whole Foods announced this morning that savings for Prime members will make their way to ten more stores across the U.S. this week, including Arizona, Georgia, Oregon, North Carolina and Washington, among others. The tie-up gives Amazon shoppers another reason to join the Prime membership program – 10 percent off on-sale grocery items at ...

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Great March of Return: Palestinians gather for 10th week of protests (WATCH LIVE)

Thousands of Palestinians are expected to turn out for the 10th Friday of the Great March of Return demonstrations. The protests have seen heavy casualties – since March 30 Israeli troops have killed more than 110 people. On Friday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said it was sending two teams of war surgeons to Gaza to treat Palestinian ...

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Brazil’s Temer agrees to lower fuel prices after week of crippling trucker protests

Brazilian President Michel Temer has signed a series of decrees designed to end a nationwide strike by truckers, who are protesting against rising diesel prices. It follows threats by Temer to bring in the army to clear the roads. Truckers have been blocking roads across Brazil, impeding deliveries of vital supplies to cities, since May 21. The protest was triggered ...

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Zuckerberg will meet with European parliament in private next week

Who says privacy is dead? Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to take European parliamentarians’ questions about how his platform impacts the privacy of hundreds of millions of European citizens — but only behind closed doors. Where no one except a handful of carefully chosen MEPs will bear witness to what’s said. The private meeting will take place on May 22 ...

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Jerusalem Day: Israelis clash with Palestinians on Temple Mount ahead of charged week (VIDEO)

Violence erupted between Israelis and Palestinians at the holy site of Temple Mount in East Jerusalem on Sunday, as hundreds of Jewish worshippers descended on the area for Jerusalem Day. Footage posted by RT’s video agency Ruptly shows police breaking up a fight between a group of Arab and Jewish men. Clashes reportedly began after around 1,000 Israelis moved towards ...

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