BUSINESS

What just happened to Apple, explained – Business Insider »

Apple CEO Tim Cook. AP The European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, is ordering Apple to pay $14.5 billion in taxes to Ireland. But Ireland doesn’t want the money, and…

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German Unemployment Falls in Sign Spending Set to Remain Strong – Bloomberg »

German unemployment continued its decline in August, signaling that consumption driven by a strong labor market may cushion the blow to Europe’s largest economy from Britain’s decision to leave the…

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EU hits Apple with 13 billion euro Irish tax demand – Reuters »

BRUSSELS/DUBLIN The European Commission ordered Apple Inc. to pay Ireland unpaid taxes of up to 13 billion euros ($14.5 billion) on Tuesday as it ruled the firm had received illegal…

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America

Miss America 2017: The 52 contestants wave hello to Atlantic City – NJ.com »

Aspiring doctors, clinical psychologists, nurses and business owners stepped to the microphone as the sun beat down on the boardwalk…

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Magazine|America Is Safer Than It Used to Be. So Why Do We Still Have Calls for ‘Law and Order’? – New York Times »

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America’s Got Talent Recap: The Semi-Finalists Knock it Out of the Park – Parade »

America’s Got Talent showcased half of its remaining acts on the first night of the semi-finals: Laura Bretan, Lori Mae…

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Hillary Clinton Is America’s Machiavelli – TIME »

Though the epic presidential battle between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton may feel unique, these same personalities have clashed before.…

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Kaepernick Ignores Much History in America, Cuba – Daily Signal »

Colin Kaepernick meant to do no such thing, to be sure, but by benching himself during the national anthem because…

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Magazine|America Is Safer Than It Used to Be. So Why Do We Still Have Calls for ‘Law and Order’? – New York Times »

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TECHNOLOGY

The end of Nest as we know it is a sign of a new beginning for Android – Business Insider »

Nest CEO Marwan Fawaz Nest Alphabet is breaking up Nest, its standalone smart-home gadgets company, and moving Nest’s software group back into Google.  Nest Labs will continue to exist as a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, continuing to develop Nest-branded hardware such as its internet-connected thermostat.…

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Is the iPhone 7 going after DSLRs? – BGR »

What is Apple trying to say with the image on its official media invite for the iPhone 7 event? The company usually hides clues in all its media invitations, which everyone then tries to decipher. We’ve seen a few example of silly interpretations, but there’s also one…

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Acer’s Predator 21 X is the first laptop with a curved screen – PCWorld »

Acer’s Predator 21 X literally throws a curve into the hotly competitive gaming laptop market with its gently bowed display, an industry first. Announced Wednesday at a press conference before IFA in Berlin, the flagship Predator 21 X boasts several other cutting-edge components within its…

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(Self-driving) car wars heat up between Google, Uber – USA TODAY »

x Embed x Share Uber announced Thursday that it will launch a pilot program with self-driving cabs in the Pittsburgh area. NHTSA’s former administrator is celebrating the announcement, but says regulatory challenges exist before self-driving cars are common. (Aug. 18) AP David Drummond, one of…

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SCIENCE

Bill Nye Saves the World is coming to Netflix – The Verge »

Bill Nye, known as the Science Guy to practically every 20-something in America, is headed back to TV with a new talk show set to premiere…

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Africa’s Elephants Rapidly Declining As Poaching Thrives – CBS Local »

HONOLULU (AP) — The number of savanna elephants in Africa is rapidly declining and the animals are in danger of being wiped out as international…

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Hawaii’s Big Island under hurricane warning as Madeline approaches – Fox News »

Preparing for what could be the first hurricane to make landfall in Hawaii in years, residents on the Big Island are stocking up on food…

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Asia

Obama’s Asia Pivot Has Been a Historic Success – New Republic

Even when the president is in Asia, events elsewhere often dominate the headlines. A November 2012 trip was overshadowed by the war between Israel and Gaza. In November 2015 another trip’s headlines were dominated by the…

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Mid-East

Top US commander in Mideast slams Iran for provocative moves in Gulf – Military Times

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America

Miss America 2017: The 52 contestants wave hello to Atlantic City – NJ.com

Aspiring doctors, clinical psychologists, nurses and business owners stepped to the microphone as the sun beat down on the boardwalk Tuesday to announce their intentions to put an end to bullying, generate goodwill in the “cybersphere”…

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FINANCE

Why Banks Won’t Brexit and London Will Remain a Key Finance Hub – Newsweek

This article was originally published in The Conversation. Read the original article. Following the Brexit vote, the race to succeed London as Europe’s financial capital is on. “We know that groups based in the City are…

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Europe

Europe’s ‘unfair’ Apple tax ruling sparks US anger – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images There has been widespread criticism in the US of the European Commission’s ruling that Apple should pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes. The US Treasury said that such tax investigations…

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FOOTBALL

Will there ever be another NCAA football video game? – ESPN

10:00 AM ET Facebook Twitter Pinterest Email print comment It was three years ago when EA Sports announced it would no longer make its college sports video games. The announcement was made in the midst of…

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TRAVEL

For creating travel memories, Russell Banks prefers words to images – PBS NewsHour

HARI SREENIVASAN: If you’re planning to travel to Iceland or some other destination, you might want to take a tip from novelist and poet Russell Banks. In the age of social media, selfies and even selfie…

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UK

Search the BBC Search the BBC – BBC News

Image caption The European Commission’s demand that Apple hands over £11bn (13bn euros) in unpaid taxes is the most prominent lead story on a day of mixed front pages. Metro says Brussels accused the tech giant…

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