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South Africa recommended for 2023 RWC

South Africa are now clear favourites to be awarded the 2023 Rugby World Cup as the findings of the technical review group published this morning has favoured their bid. Ireland, South Africa and France are in the running to host the tournament and while a final decision will not be …

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Airbus Says It Misled State Department on Arms Sales

Photo An Airbus A300 Super Transporter taking off near Toulouse, France, this month. The European aerospace giant said its arms trafficking filings in the United States were not accurate. Credit Pascal Pavani/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images The aircraft manufacturer Airbus said on Tuesday that it may have violated United States …

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Unroll.Me brings its email management app to Android

Android users will now be able to battle junk mail and manage their email subscriptions using the new Android app from Unroll.Me. To be clear, anyone with a smartphone could get the benefits of the service already. You just had to connect you email account, then use Unroll.Me’s features to …

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Eight people killed in New York 'act of terror'

Eight people have been killed and at least 11 injured in an “act of terror” after a man drove a pick-up truck onto a path for cyclists in New York City. The 29-year-old driver was shot by police in the abdomen and taken into custody after he crashed the truck …

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Mastercard shares jump after results beat the Street

Mastercard on Tuesday reported quarterly earnings and revenue that beat analysts’ expectations. Here’s how the company did compared with what Wall Street expected: EPS: $1.34 vs. $1.23 expected by analysts surveyed by Thomson Reuters. Revenue: $3.4 billion vs. $3.28 billion expected in the Thomson Reuters survey. Share prices rose 1.8 …

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Panic and gunfire in US as truck strikes people

At least eight people have been killed in a vehicle attack and shooting near the 9/11 memorial site in New York, according to Sky sources. Witnesses told local media a vehicle drove down a popular bike path and struck pedestrians and cyclists before a lone-male jumped out and started shooting. …

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Amazon Echo, Echo Plus and Echo Dot are now shipping in India

Earlier this month, Amazon promised it would bring its Echo line of smart speakers to the competitive e-commerce battleground of India. The devices, including the Echo, Echo Plus, and Echo Dot, were initially available through an invite-only program. Today, Amazon says those orders are now shipping to customers, and will …

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