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Zombies: How the undead became a pop culture phenomenon

Zombies: How the undead became a pop culture phenomenon Zombies aren’t just a ‘Walking Dead’ phenomenon. They date back to the 17th century and are rooted in the institution of slavery. Fox News sat down with Tim Seeley, author of the “Revival” zombie-themed comic book series, to discuss the history …

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Mattel Shelves Baby Smart Speaker After Outcry

Voice-activated smart speakers are all the rage. Though the category only debuted with the 2014 release of the Echo by Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) , growth in the segment has been staggering. Futuresource Consulting reports that smart speakers make up one of every three shipments of home audio equipment, with …

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Taoiseach not ruling out sanctions over tracker scandal

The Taoiseach has said that the Government is not ruling out further regulation, sanctions and taxation on the banks if they do not compensate people wrongly moved off tracker mortgages. Speaking at the Fine Gael party presidential dinner in Dublin tonight, Mr Varadkar said the Government is frustrated at the lack of progress …

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Two men arrested after woman found dead in Belfast

The PSNI have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead on the outskirts of Belfast today. The woman, named as 51-year-old Anne O’Neill, was found in the Ardmore Avenue area of Finaghy this morning. Detective Chief Inspector Geoffrey Boyce said: “At around 7am this morning police received a …

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