Sony bringing back PlayStation Classic

WCPO | 2018-09-19

It's game on again for the original PlayStation. Sony plans to release a revamped model of the iconic gaming console, called PlayStation Classic on December 3, Sony announced Wednesday . The company said the game system will...

Apple CEO says optimistic on US-China trade talks

The Star | 2018-09-19

Apple Inc chief executive Tim Cook, whose products have been spared from new US tariffs imposed on Chinese goods, said he was optimistic that the United States and China will eventually work through their trade differences. ......

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Commission says McDonald’s and Luxembourg broke no tax law

The Irish Times | 2018-09-19

The European Commission has decided that arrangement between McDonald’s and Luxembourg, which allowed the fast food group to pay almost no tax on its European royalties in both the EU and US, did not break the bloc’s laws. Wednesday’s decision is the first formal investigation in EU competition...

Asian shares rise as traders shrug off new China-US tariffs

Wtop | 2018-09-19

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Wednesday despite jitters over the escalating trade dispute between the U.S. and China. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.1 percent to finish at 23,672.52. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 was up 0.5 percent at 6,190.00. South...

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Chemical in cigarette smoke may damage vision

Deccan Chronicle | 2018-09-19

Exposure to a chemical in tobacco smoke could make it more difficult for people to see in low-contrast conditions, such as low light, fog or glare, a new study suggests. Researchers found that higher levels of cadmium in the blood were associated with diminished contrast sensitivity, they report in...

Simeone should teach Griezmann values - Ramos questions Ballon d'Or ambition

AOL | 2018-09-18

Sergio Ramos urged Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone to teach Antoine Griezmann some "values" after the France star talked up his Ballon d'Or ambitions. Griezmann hit a brace in Atleti's 3-0 Europa League final win over Marseille in May before starring in...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: September 18, 2018

WorldNews.com | 2018-09-18

General News China has stepped up their attempts to curb cryptocurrencies, as the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has now issued a public notice urging investors of risks in cryptocurrency trading and ICO's. Dubai’s police have also issued a state of warning against cryptocurrencies, following the...

Security Specialist Wizsec Gives Insight on the Billion Dollar BTC Wallet

Bitcoin | 2018-09-18

The bitcoin security specialists Wizsec has recently explained to the public that the wallet that held more than 111,000 BTC did not derive from the Silk Road marketplace, and it’s also not one of the Mt Gox wallets. Further Wizsec detailed today that a recent article had quoted the...

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Davis Cup: Debutant Paire gives France 1-0 lead vs Spain

WPXI | 2018-09-14

LILLE, France (AP) - Benoit Paire won on his Davis Cup debut and gave defending champion France the first point against Spain in their semifinal on Friday. Paire beat Pablo Carreno Busta 7-5, 6-1, 6-0 on the...

Report: Naomi Osaka to sign with Adidas in richest apparel deal in women's tennis

Yahoo Daily News | 2018-09-13

More Naomi Osaka’s star power in her U.S. Open victory may have been overwhelmed in the short-term by the ongoing Serena Williams controversy from their championship match. But her long-term outlook is just fine if her reported new apparel deal is any...

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Real Madrid to face AS Roma in Day 2 of Champions League

Press TV | 2018-09-19

The defending European champions, Real Madrid, have been preparing for their new UEFA Champions League campaign, against AS Roma, at the Santiago Bernabeu. Real Madrid's players take part in a training session at the Valdebebas training ground in Madrid on September 18, 2018 on the eve of...

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Nadal pulls out of China Open & Shanghai Masters with knee injury

AOL | 2018-09-19

World number one Rafael Nadal has withdrawn from the China Open and the Shanghai Masters due to a knee injury. Nadal retired from his US Open semi-final against Juan Martin del Potro last month...

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California couple deny mass drug rape allegations

BBC News | 2018-09-19

A California couple accused of preying on two women, drugging and sexually assaulting them have denied the...

WTO head offers to mediate between China and US over trade war

The Guardian | 2018-09-19

The head of the World Trade Organization has pledged to mediate between the United States and China as fears grow that the escalating trade conflict between the...

French court upholds Kate Middleton topless photos fine

Springfield News-Sun | 2018-09-19

A French court of appeals has upheld a ruling that two directors of French celebrity magazine Closer should be fined a maximum 45,000 euros ($52,500) for...

Former Columnist Jailed for 'Abusive' Posts About Aung San Suu Kyi

Voa News | 2018-09-19

A former columnist for state media has been jailed for seven years for "abusive" Facebook posts about Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a court official said...

2 inmates drown in police van swept away by Florence flooding

CNN | 2018-09-19

(CNN)Two South Carolina inmates drowned in a prison transport van when floodwater from the aftermath of Hurricane Florence overtook the vehicle, according to...

African Union denounces 'slaves' jibe from Italy's Salvini

This is Money | 2018-09-19

Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini says his comments referring to Africans as slaves were misinterpreted The African Union has called on Italy's far-right...

Pakistan court orders release of Nawaz Sharif, daughter Mariam

Khaleej Times | 2018-09-19

A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, and set them free on bail pending their...

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Orlando Sentinel | 2018-09-19

Trump MIA in Puerto Rico, botches Hurricane Maria recovery: Val Demings

Hurricanes are dangerous. By now, any commander in chief knows that — or he should. Floridians know...

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-09-19

Two views on Kavanaugh's accuser: Letters

Backtracking on Kavanaugh The first time I read that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh had a...

Orlando Sentinel | 2018-09-19

A reader urges candidates to stick to the facts: Letters

A plea for candidates Dear candidates running for state and national office: We are approaching the...

Al Jazeera | 2018-09-19

An offensive on Idlib is still possible

Although it is currently in Russia's interest to de-escalate tensions in Idlib, an attack is still...