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Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition welcomes Saleh talks offer

Image copyright STRINGER Image caption Grainy images showed Houthi rebels under fire from Mr Saleh’s forces in Sanaa on Saturday The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen has welcomed an offer of talks by former President Ali Abdullah Saleh whose forces have been fighting against it. A coalition statement said the decision …

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Amazon’s Treasure Truck is hitting the road in the U.K.

After slowly rolling out across the U.S. over the past two years, Amazon’s Treasure Truck is ready for a bit of international expansion. As with its Stateside introduction, the company’s taking baby steps toward bringing the deal-sporting vehicle to U.K. shores, kicking things off in London and Manchester. The company’s …

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Appeal for teenager missing from Dublin

Gardaí are seeking the public’s help in tracing the whereabouts of 18-year-old Aleks Malinowski, who has gone missing from Clondalkin in Dublin. Aleks was last seen at his home in Clondalkin at around 6.20am yesterday morning. Aleks is described as 1.7m (5’8″) tall and of slim build. He has short brown hair …

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3 Top Cloud Computing Stocks to Buy Now

Cloud computing is big business. Public cloud spending is expected to grow 18% year over year to an estimated $260 billion in 2017, according to market research company Gartner . That growth is expected to skyrocket to $411 billion by 2020. Gartner states that the growth in cloud computing will …

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In a Venezuela Ravaged by Inflation, ‘A Race for Survival’

Venezuelans of all socio-economic classes have been buffeted by sharply rising costs amid desperate scarcities of food and medicine, the collapse of public services and the medical system, and rampant crime. Their purchasing power has plummeted as wage increases have lagged far behind prices. But affording purchases is only one …

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Periscope expands virtual tipping via Super Hearts beyond the U.S.

Twitter’s big push to draw in more live video stars to its Periscope streaming service is now expanding beyond the U.S. The company announced today the Periscope Super Broadcaster program, which allows video stars to earn revenue from their streams through a virtual tipping mechanism, is now available in Canada, …

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Murder of man may be feud-related, gardaí believe

Gardaí investigating the murder of a man in Co Meath today believe the killing is feud-related. The 24-year-old man was found shot dead just after 11am this morning in the area of Walterstown between Leixlip in Co Kildare and Dunboyne in Co Meath. He had been shot in the head. …

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Trump victory as historic tax reform bill approved

The largest overhaul in America’s tax system for 31 years has been approved by the US Senate, in a crucial victory for Donald Trump. US stock markets have rallied for months in the hope that Washington would provide major tax cuts for corporations and the narrow 51-49 vote in favour …

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