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  • newTen sailors missing after U.S. warship, tanker collide near Singapore
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ten U.S. sailors were missing after a collision between a destroyer and a tanker east of Singapore on Monday, the second involving a U.S. warship and a merchant ship in Asia in about two months, triggering a fleet-wide probe of…
    - 47 mins ago 21 Aug 17, 4:42pm -
  • newPakistani army says it has acted against militants including Haqqani network
    ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan has taken action against all Islamist militants including the Haqqani network, the army spokesman said on Monday hours ahead of a U.S. announcement on Afghan policy that could herald a tougher stance towards Islamabad.…
    - 51 mins ago 21 Aug 17, 4:38pm -
  • newTrump likely to announce modest troop increase for Afghanistan
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is likely to announce a modest increase in U.S. troop numbers in Afghanistan when he lays out his strategy on Monday for the war there, America's longest military conflict, a senior administration officia…
    - 51 mins ago 21 Aug 17, 4:38pm -
  • newSpanish police shoot suspected Barcelona attacker
    BARCELONA, Spain (Reuters) - Spanish police on Monday shot down a man who local media identified as the Islamist militant who drove a van into a Barcelona crowd last week, killing 13 people.
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  • newExclusive: Armed group stopping migrant boats leaving Libya
    TUNIS/ROME (Reuters) - An armed group is stopping migrant boats from setting off across the Mediterranean from a city west of Tripoli that has been a springboard for people smugglers, causing a sudden drop in departures over the past month, sources i…
    - 1 hour ago 21 Aug 17, 4:22pm -
  • newRussia hails progress in Syria conflict, ups bombing runs
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia on Monday hailed what it said was "a dramatic shift" in the Syria conflict, saying that the Syrian army, with Moscow's help, was well on its way to pushing militants out of the central part of the country.
    - 1 hour ago 21 Aug 17, 4:17pm -
  • newVenezuela prepares world summit to defend new legislative body
    CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela is preparing an international summit to rally support for an all-powerful lawmaking body, whose recent creation drew widespread foreign condemnation as a power grab by leftist President Nicolas Maduro.
    - 1 hour ago 21 Aug 17, 4:05pm -
  • newPhilippines' Duterte says there could have been abuses in war on drugs
    MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said there could have been abuses in his government's war on drugs and ordered the police to take custody of officers who were involved in the killing of a high school student last wee…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:53pm -
  • newPope says migrants' rights should override national security concerns
    VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged political leaders on Monday to defend migrants, saying their safety should take precedence over national security concerns and that they should not be subjected to collective deportations.
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:35pm -
  • newNorth says U.S.-South Korean computer-simulated drills are step to nuclear war
    SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean and U.S. forces began computer-simulated military exercises on Monday amid tension over North Korea's weapons programs, while a report Pyongyang has earned millions of dollars in exports is likely to raise doubts about…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:13pm -

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  • newNew drone perches on walls like a robotic bird
     The Multimodal Autonomous Drone (S-MAD) is a fixed-wing drone that has a few bird-like tricks up its sleeve. You can, for example, fly it like a glider through a room or open space but when it approaches a flat surface the drone quickly changes con…
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  • newNo, shooting the eclipse will not break your iPhone
     We’ve reached peak eclipse. It’s coming in just a few hours and is all anyone is talking about (online and IRL). But there’s one thing we’ve been hearing a lot of – which is that taking a photograph of the eclipse with your iPhone could f…
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  • newProposed bill targets sexual harassment in venture capital industry
     Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson (D-Santa Barbara) plans to introduce a new bill, SB 224, to explicitly prohibit sexual harassment in the venture capital industry. Jackson’s bill comes in light of numerous reports from female founders alleging sexual har…
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  • newEntocycle uses larvae to fuel a more sustainable food chain
     No matter how many tears are shed watching “Okja,” people are still going to eat meat—and the raising of meat is hard on the planet. Even feeding livestock and fish has an ecological cost. Soybean farming can lead to soil erosion and farmed f…
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  • newWatch the solar eclipse live right here!
     Today, the country will experience its first total solar eclipse in nearly 100 years. And people are amped. Unfortunately, the total eclipse (of the heart; sorry, I can’t help myself) will only be visible in a 70-mile-wide path of land from Orego…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:45pm -
  • newClassPass CEO Fritz Lanman will discuss making difficult decisions at Disrupt SF
     There are plenty of CEOs-turned-investors, but few investors get quite as involved in their portfolio companies as Fritz Lanman.Lanman is currently the executive chairman and cofounder Verst, Doppler Labs, and recently took over the CEO position a…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:44pm -
  • newAs Android O debuts, Marshmallow still commands about a third of devices
     The arrival of a new Android version isn’t nearly as rare as a total solar eclipse, but Google’s hoping the solar system will share the spotlight as it takes the wraps off of its latest mobile operating system. Among other things, Android O wil…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:42pm -
  • newPlex changes its new privacy policy after backlash, clarified it’s not trying to see what’s in your library
     Popular media player software maker Plex has had a rough weekend. The company alerted users via email on Friday about an updated privacy policy due to go into effect in September. The new policy would remove users’ ability to opt out of data coll…
    - 2 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 3:38pm -
  • newWhy design is too important to be left to designers
     Andréa Mallard is the former CMO of Omada Health. In this episode, she explains how design should be looked at as a connective tissue that extends throughout an entire company. A verb, not a department. Everyone is a designer, regardless of their…
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  • newWatch Google unveil the next version of Android live right here
     Google is about to unveil Android O when the solar eclipse hits the East Coast. The live-streamed event should start at 2:40 PM in New York City, 11:40 AM in San Francisco, 7:40 PM in London, 8:40 PM in Paris, etc. While many people in the U.S. pro…
    - 3 hours ago 21 Aug 17, 2:19pm -

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