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In Pennsylvania, Clinton's campaign appears to be entering a new phase, with several events scheduled this week across the state. Pick the data points that you like, and run with them America: (1) Trump is competitive with Hillary in battleground states despite being at an enormous spending disadvantage .
  • Pokemon GO sends Nintendo shares soaring

    Pokemon GO sends Nintendo shares soaring

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    Adam Reeve , a computer security expert at the cybersecurity firm RedOwl , was the first to discover this. Nevertheless, it's clear to see why he might have been led down this line of logic. "This is probably just the result of epic carelessness", Reeve wrote in a blog post Monday. It appears Niantic may have used outdated user agreements.
  • S&P 500 ends at record high

    S&P 500 ends at record high

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    Alcoa reported a smaller-than-expected drop in quarterly profit, sending the aluminum producer's shares up 4.7 per cent and helping boost optimism about the earnings season. marketwatch .com/story/shires-dry-eye-treatment-wins-fda-approval-2016-07-11), a potential blockbuster drug that is expected to go on sale in the third quarter.
  • S&P 500 index closes at a record high

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    Airline shares jumped after United Continental reported that it expects a key industry benchmark for second-quarter revenue per passenger to drop between 6.5 percent and 6.75 percent, near the high end of expectations due to better worldwide performance.
  • Five tips for Amazon Prime Day shopping

    Five tips for Amazon Prime Day shopping

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    Amazon says its Prime Day - a 24-hour shopping stunt with free shipping on more than 100,000 deals from brands of all sizes in almost every product category it carries - will be bigger and better than last year's inaugural event. Wal-Mart also has discounts this week and recently began offering free 30-day trials of ShippingPass, its $49-a-year unlimited two-day shipping program.
  • 1000 lawyers write to Cameron in fresh Brexit legal row

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    It has become clear that the campaign to leave was based on a series of deceptions and delusions. Turnout in the June 23 referendum was 72.2%. How many workers now take advantage of the free movement provisions into and out of Britain? It is unclear at this point, even though May is the only remaining candidate, whether the party will hold a membership vote in September to formally select her as the new prime minister .
  • Cameron chairs last cabinet meeting as British PM

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    She then said: "During this campaign my case has been based on three things, first the need to strong, proven leadership, to steer us through what will be hard and uncertain economic and political times". On Monday morning, there were two candidates to lead the governing Conservative Party. May, who is now Britain's home secretary, will be Britain's first woman prime minister since Margaret Thatcher, who governed from 1979 until 1990.
  • What an iconic photo from Baton Rouge protest says about BLM

    What an iconic photo from Baton Rouge protest says about BLM

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    The owner of the convenience store where Baton Rouge Police shot and killed Alton Sterling has filed a lawsuit against the Baton Rouge Police Department, WBRZ reports . More than a thousand people left a Black Lives Matter rally in Memphis, Tennessee, and walked up a bridge over the Mississippi River on Sunday night, temporarily blocking all traffic on Interstate 40.
  • May day: Rival quits, Theresa set to be crowned as UK PM

    May day: Rival quits, Theresa set to be crowned as UK PM

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    In addition to this, Angela Eagle announced her leadership bid to replace Jeremy Corbyn as the Labour Party leader. She threw her support behind 59-year-old May as "ideally placed" to enforce the vote for Brexit in last month's referendum on Britain's membership of the European Union (EU).
  • Adam Duvall falls to defending champ Frazier in Home Run Derby

    Adam Duvall falls to defending champ Frazier in Home Run Derby

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    Stanton hit 24 home runs in the first round, matching Bobby Abreu (2005 under the old Derby rules ) for the second-most in any Home Run Derby round (Josh Hamilton had 28 in 2008). Robinson Cano's prize came early in Monday night's All-Star Home Run Derby. Despite struggling in the regular season at times this year, Stanton proved why he is widely regarded as the most powerful player in Major League Baseball.
  • Man City boss reveals he nearly signed for the club

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    Guardiola appeared to be instructing his players on how to play the ball out from the back - and how to press the opposition to prevent them from doing the same. Guardiola was officially unveiled as City's new manager on Sunday, and he told former Oasis frontman Noel Gallagher in an interview on the club's website of how he was keen to defy any preconceptions that his patient approach would not be suited to the hustle and bustle of the Premier League.
  • Pokemon Go is more popular in the United States than Tinder

    Pokemon Go is more popular in the United States than Tinder

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    The game has been released in the United States, Australia and New Zealand. Nintendo also plans to release a plastic wristband device that will alert gamers to Pokemon activity. The company's stock soared before quickly falling back to normal two years later. "Unfortunately, this is an extremely risky practice and can easily lead users to installing malicious apps on their own mobile devices", the security company said in its blog post .
  • Contador pulls out of 2016 Tour de France, blames virus

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    Contador crashed on to his right side on stage one, and then on to his left side on stage two, also sustaining a calf injury which his team said made it hard for him to ride out of the saddle on climbs. "It's bad to have crashed like this twice in the first week and to have lost so much time after working so hard to be here". Spain's Alberto Contador was not among them, having withdrawn earlier in the stage due a virus and the after effects of his stage one crash.
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter announces 560 more US troops to Iraq

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    Iraqi forces backed by US -led airstrikes have retaken an air base from ISIS near Mosul, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday. That brings the total number of USA servicemen in Iraq to around 4,600. President Barack Obama has approved the additional deployment announced Monday, which will bring the total number of USA servicemen in Iraq to around 4,600.
  • Australian PM inches closer to winning majority government

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    Turnbull's ruling coalition is projected by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation to win at least two of the five remaining seats where counting is still going on. Labor has won 66, and with five independents elected, the opposition does not have sufficient seats to govern in Canberra, according to the projections.
  • Chris Froome insists winning third Tour de France remains a huge challenge

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    Froome now leads by 16sec overall from young Briton Adam Yates and Rodriguez, while previous yellow jersey holder Greg Van Avermaet had always been distanced. Organizers said they would take finishing times three kilometers from the finish of the 162.5-kilometer (101-mile) leg from L'Isle-Jourdain to Lac de Payolle.
  • Michael Gove makes a play for Number 10

    Michael Gove makes a play for Number 10

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    Mr Gove, who grew up in Aberdeen and attended Robert Gordon's College, said the United Kingdom needed a prime minister who believed "heart and soul" in Brexit and - in an apparent swipe at his former ally's late conversion to the Leave cause - said he was himself suited to the job because he had "consistently" argued for withdrawal from the EU.
  • State Department reopens probe into Clinton emails

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    Spokesman John Kirby said the emails probe is restarting now that the Justice Department is not pursuing a criminal prosecution. " We will aim to be as expeditious as possible , but we will not put artificial deadlines on the process", said State Department spokesperson Jack Kirby.
  • Price, Ortiz carry Red Sox to sweep of Rays, 4-0

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    Kimbrel is expected to have surgery Monday for a medial meniscus tear. Hanley Ramirez also limped his way through an eighth inning at-bat after fouling a ball off his left leg. A free agent at season's end, Ziegler is likely just a rental player for Boston , but given Uehara's age and struggles this season, Boston could very well look to bring him back in 2017 should Ziegler handle his transition back to the American League well.
  • TSA, American Airlines test new screening technology for carry-ons

    TSA, American Airlines test new screening technology for carry-ons

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    American Airlines COO Robert Isom said: "These state-of-the-art lanes, along with new detection technology that will be tested in Phoenix, will enhance security effectiveness and efficiency, while improving the customer experience". One checkpoint at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will be outfitted with a computed-tomography (CT) scanner by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration said Tuesday.
  • US Senate Passes Controversial GMO Labelling Bill

    US Senate Passes Controversial GMO Labelling Bill

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    That last part has been a sticking point, even among politicians that are for the labels. Several waves of ballot measures had been attempted by proponents of labeling such as California Proposition 37 - but every one of them rejected by voters.
  • US payrolls rebound in June in boost to economy

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    However, the Labor Department also said the uptick in jobs in May was downwardly revised to just 11,000 from the 38,000 originally reported. Employers added an average of 147,000 jobs a month in the April-June quarter, down from 230,000 a year ago.
  • Brexit: Petition calling for second referendum rejected by United Kingdom government

    Brexit: Petition calling for second referendum rejected by United Kingdom government

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    From a legal perspective, if a petition on parliament's website gains 100,000 signatures, the Petitions Committee considers it for a parliamentary debate, reported The Telegraph . As Larry reports, while the petition "may lead to a Parliamentary debate there is practically no chance the Brexit vote will be held again". Others complained the "Leave" campaign had been deceiving, with leaders of that side already rolling back on their promises.
  • Big rebound: 287000 jobs added in June

    Big rebound: 287000 jobs added in June

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    Health care employment increased by 39,000 over the month, with gains in ambulatory health care services of 19,000 and hospitals adding 15,000 jobs. June payrolls were boosted by the return of 35,100 striking workers at Verizon Communications Inc.
  • Serena Williams to face Kerber in Wimbledon final

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    You know, just sometimes when you are fighting, sometimes you want something so bad, it can hinder you a little bit. “Now Im just a little bit more calm.”. "Obviously I have a lot of tough competition. For me, it's not enough", she said. While Serena, 34, has stockpiled Grand Slam victories, the triumphs have been far less frequent for her sister in recent years.
  • Technology giant Microsoft arrived with Official Facebook app for Windows 10

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    Facebook's official app for Windows 10 is going to release soon. Facebook revealed that the app is being developed and published by the company itself, unlike the previous version which was developed by Microsoft. Windows 10 Mobile's adding a much-needed tool to its mobile payments arsenal even as the operating system slides into apparent slumber when it comes to actual phones.
  • Microsoft Project Scorpio Teased at E3: 8 cores, 6 TeraFLOPs

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    Spencer said. Guess we'll have to wait and see on that one. He also announced closer compatibility between Xbox One and Windows titles. With an eye on the future, Microsoft is also working on a powerful new version of Xbox One designed as a platform for exquisite virtual reality and ultra high-graphics games, according to Mr.
  • Philadelphia Passes Tax On Soda

    Philadelphia Passes Tax On Soda

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    The tax will mean an extra 30 cents for one of those large (20-ounce) sodas or about $2.16 for a six-pack at the supermarket. Kenney originally proposed a 3-cents-per-ounce soda tax. According to the law , exceptions include baby formula and products that are more than 50 percent milk, fresh fruit, or vegetable juice. Denmark, for example, introduced a tax on foods high in saturated fat in 2011, widely called a 'fat tax, ' but dropped it (and plans for a sugar tax) a year later because ...
  • Hillary Clinton Vows to Find, Prosecute 'Lone Wolves'

    Hillary Clinton Vows to Find, Prosecute 'Lone Wolves'

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    The attack shows that the Islamic State cannot be contained but must be defeated, she said. Clinton added that the country faces a “twisted ideology and a poisoned psychology” that inspires the so-called “lone wolf.” She vowed to make identifying and prosecuting these types of attackers a top priority.
  • What We Know About Search for EgyptAir Flight 804's Black Boxes

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    I wanted to say it again: "We're on their side". Both the French and Egyptian authorities have since launched investigations to determine the cause of the crash , which remains unknown until now. " EgyptAir 804, contact Padova 1-2-0, decimal 7-2-5, good night", a Swiss air traffic controller can be heard saying, according to Liveatc.net . Sisi stated that the underwater equipment from Egypt's offshore oil industry was being brought in to aid the search, "they have a submarine that can ...