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Taiwan eyes further U.S. arms purchases with new anti-ship missile

4 minutes ago   |   National Post

TAIPEI - Taiwan plans to buy land-based Boeing-made Harpoon anti-ship missiles as part of its military modernisation efforts, its defense ministry said on Thursday, the latest...
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GameRefinery: Match-3 games are 21% of U.S. iPhone gaming market

GameRefinery: Match-3 games are 21% of U.S. iPhone gaming market

26 minutes ago   |   Venture Beat

Match-3 games like Candy Crush Saga are the most prominent subgenre in the U.S. iPhone game market, accounting for 21% of the market's revenue.
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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter , Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material...
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Trump's executive order targets political bias at Twitter and Facebook: draft

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   2 articles

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to order a review of a law that has long protected Twitter, Facebook and Alphabet's Google from being responsible for the material...
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Gum, mints and snack bar sales slump, as U.S. consumers order online amid COVID-19 crisis

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

Impulse purchases - gum, mints and snack bars tossed into a shopping basket as one snakes through the supermarket checkout line - are falling as more people get groceries...
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One-third of US adults show signs of anxiety or depression amid coronavirus pandemic

One-third of US adults show signs of anxiety or depression amid coronavirus pandemic

3 hours ago   |   New York Post

A study completed by the U.S. Census Bureau in collaboration with five federal agencies found that one-third of all Americans are struggling with anxiety or depression amid the...
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New wave of U.S. layoffs feared as coronavirus pain deepens

3 hours ago   |   Reuters

Job cuts by U.S. state and local governments whose budgets have been crushed fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and more second-wave layoffs in the private sector likely...
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Asian stocks gain on economic hopes, but Hong Kong risk clouds outlook

4 hours ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Asian shares and U.S. stock futures rose on Thursday as growing optimism about a global economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic trumped immediate concerns about a...
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Boeing cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs

4 hours ago   |   Reuters

Boeing announced on Wednesday it would cutting more than 12,000 U.S. jobs, as the largest American planemaker restructures due to the global health crisis. Gloria Tso reports.
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Texas congressman Sam Johnson, conservative former Vietnam POW, dies at 89

4 hours ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

WASHINGTON - Sam Johnson, an Air Force pilot held for nearly seven years as a prisoner of war in North Vietnam, who later became one of the most conservative members of the...
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Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters looting... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

The International Space Station could become the set of Tom Cruise's next high-flying flick. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Protestors took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday in a demonstration in the name of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned beneath a Minneapolis... Read more ...