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Assad presses assault in southwest, civilians flee

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian government forces pounded rebel-held areas of the southwest with artillery on Thursday, in a steady escalation by President Bashar al-Assad who has vowed to win back the area bordering Jordan and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. Internally displaced child from Deraa province sits on blankets near the …

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Red Hat Q1 solid, but currency dings outlook

Red Hat delivered another strong quarter as its OpenShift portfolio drove subscriptions and services revenue, but its outlook for the second quarter was light. The company reported first quarter earnings of $113 million, or 59 cents a share, on revenue of $814 million, up 20 percent from a year ago. …

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Oil depots in Libya recaptured

June 21 (UPI) — As the U.S. government weighs in on conflict in the OPEC member, military forces in Libya regained control over key oil installations, reports read Thursday. Al-Jazeera reported Thursday that forces led by Khalifa Haftar “claim” they’ve captured oil depots in eastern Libya. Libya’s National Oil Corp. …

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A's face White Sox, aim for fifth straight win

The Oakland Athletics will go for their season-high fifth win in a row when they open a four-game series against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field in Chicago. Oakland (38-36) has achieved a four-game winning streak on four occasions this season, including its current stretch, …

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Instagram star Daryl Aiden Yow used stock image photos

Image copyright Instagram Image caption Mr Yow has posted an apology to his Instagram account A popular Instagram photographer has apologised after being caught posting stock image library content and indicating it was his own work. Singapore-based Daryl Aiden Yow has more than 104,000 followers on the Facebook-owned service. His …

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12 most popular selfies ever for World Selfie Day

Love them or loathe them, selfies appear to be here to stay. On Instagram, there are nearly 350 million photos uploaded with the hashtag “selfie”, while phone makers Samsung estimate people will now take about 25,000 of the pictures in their lifetime. Rawhide estimates that 1,000 selfies are uploaded to …

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