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Polar bear cub in Berlin Tierpark zoo dies after 26 days

Image copyright EPA Image caption The cub, seen here with its mother Tonja shortly after birth, was found dead on Tuesday morning A baby polar bear cub has died in a Berlin zoo. Officials at Berlin’s Tierpark zoo said that the young polar bear, which was born in December, was …

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BP offers glimpse at gains from U.S. tax code

Jan. 2 (UPI) — British energy company BP said Tuesday its after-tax earnings from the United States would be supported by the 14 percent cut in the corporate tax rate. The British energy company said its after-tax earnings would be supported by a provision in the U.S. corporate tax overhaul, …

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Apple acquires Buddybuild for app developer tools

Jason Cipriani/ZDNet Apple has acquired Vancouver-based app development toolkit Buddybuild to make more tools available for its App Store developers. “We’re excited to share that the buddybuild team has joined the Xcode engineering group at Apple to build amazing developer tools for the entire iOS community,” Buddybuild wrote on its …

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Report: Jimmy Graham unlikely to return to Seattle Seahawks

Jan. 2 (UPI) — Star tight end Jimmy Graham is unlikely to return to the Seattle Seahawks next season, the Seattle Times reported. The newspaper quoted an unnamed source as saying that Graham is “generally considered unlikely to be back in Seattle.” Graham, 31, was playing on the final year …

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US soldier killed in Afghanistan battle

A US soldier has been killed and four others have been wounded during a battle in Afghanistan. The US military said the incident happened on New Year’s Day in the Achin district of Nangarhar province in eastern Afghanistan. Two of the injured soldiers are now receiving treatment at a medical …

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