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Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

A group of gunmen have attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul, leaving casualties on several floors, according to witnesses. Afghan special forces have launched an operation to end the assault on the five star hotel, which is popular with foreigners, interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said. The attack began at …

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Inside Oculus and Black Eyed Peas’ VR comic book

“When people view VR, it’s an over-sensory experience like ‘What the fuck?!’ ” will.i.am says, wildly spinning his head around as you can see in the GIF below. That was the Black Eyed Peas’ frontman’s inspiration for creating a 90-minute VR comic book that moves at your pace and lets …

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Man shot dead at halting site in west Dublin

A man was shot dead in Dublin at around three o’clock this afternoon. The killing is believed to be the 14th murder in the ongoing Hutch/Kinahan feud. The man, believed to be 27 years old, was sitting in a car at Bridgeview halting site in Ronanstown, west Dublin, when a gunman came up …

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3 Stocks That Could Put Amazon's Returns to Shame

Online retailer and cloud-computing pioneer Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) has delivered fabulous returns for long-term shareholders. Investors in the 1997 initial public offering have scored a heart-stopping 75,000% return so far — including a 380% gain in the last five years alone. This juggernaut is not slowing down. So what would …

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US shutdown begins as Senate fails to pass new budget

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionMajority Republican Leader Senator Mitch McConnell accuses the Democrats of “irresponsible political games” The US government has begun shutting down many of its services after the Senate failed to agree on a new budget. A bill to fund the federal government until …

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