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Ecuador Gives Assange Citizenship, Worsening Standoff With Britain

Mr. Assange has managed to wear out his welcome over the years, alienating many of his previous supporters, including Edward J. Snowden, the former American intelligence contractor who leaked documents about surveillance programs. He also offended potential supporters in the Democratic Party by allowing WikiLeaks to become the conduit for …

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EU: Iran nuclear deal is working

The Iran nuclear deal has been given continued support by Europe after talks in Brussels. The European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini insisted the Iran nuclear deal “is working” as US President Donald Trump mulls re-imposing sanctions on Tehran. Mr Trump formally rejected the deal …

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4 Costly Medicare Mistakes to Avoid

Countless seniors rely on Medicare to cover their healthcare needs in retirement. But contrary to what you may have been led to believe, Medicare isn’t free. In fact, if you’re not careful, you could end up spending far more on Medicare than what’s actually necessary, especially if you make one …

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Confident Coding, book review: A useful programming primer

Confident Coding: Master the Fundamentals of Code and Supercharge Your Career • By Rob Percival • Kogan Page • ISBN 9780749479633 • 272 pages • £14.99/$19.95 Programming is such a key skill for the modern world that it’s now taught in every UK school. However, plenty of adults have never …

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Facebook Reveals a Big VR Partnership with Xiaomi

Facebook (NASDAQ: FB) recently partnered with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi to produce a Chinese variant of its upcoming Oculus Go VR headset. The Go, which was initially introduced last October, is a $199 stand-alone VR headset that doesn’t require a smartphone or PC. At the time, Facebook stated that it would …

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