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Egypt officials say 4 police, 4 militants killed in Sinai

Egyptian security officials say four policemen and four militants have been killed during clashes in the restive northern Sinai Peninsula.

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‘Widows’ Latest News: All-Women Crew Got Balls in Intense Heist Action

Academy Award winner filmmaker Steve McQueen and writer Gillian Flynn (author of Gone Girl) team up to give the audience a gripping intense action thriller in “Widows” starring a heavyweight cast – Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, Cynthia Erivo, Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Jon Bernthal, Daniel Kaluuya and Brian Tyree Henry.

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Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with Jimmy Bennett

Italian actress and sexual abuse campaigner Asia Argento denied Tuesday having had a sexual relationship five years ago with an underage teen, calling the allegations part of “a long-standing persecution”.

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Stray bullet hits woman in Rio de Janeiro hospital

A stray bullet in one of Rio de Janeiro’s crime-ravaged suburbs tore into a hospital Saturday and hit a woman being treated there, police said.

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Jury awards $289M to man who blames Roundup for cancer

A jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said Monsanto’s Roundup left him dying of cancer will bolster thousands of pending cases and open the door for countless people who blame their suffering on the weed killer, the man’s lawyers said.

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Samsung to invest billions in AI, self-driving cars and new tech

South Korea’s Samsung Group on Wednesday said it would invest $22 billion over the next three years in cutting-edge technology including artificial intelligence, self-driving cars and biopharmaceuticals, as it searches for ways to drive future growth.

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Apple and Facebook delete content of US conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Apple on Monday deleted several podcasts of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, while Facebook removed four of his online pages which the social media platform accused of “glorifying violence.”

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Samsung Electronics profit dips as phone sales fall

Samsung Electronics said Tuesday its second-quarter net profit dipped slightly from a year earlier, with a fall in smartphone sales mitigated by strong demand for its memory chips.

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Egypt court sentences 75 to death over 2013 sit-in

An Egyptian court sentenced 75 people to death on Saturday, including top figures of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group, for their involvement in a 2013 sit-in, state media reported.

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Roseanne Barr apologizes for racist tweet

In Roseanne Barr’s first TV interview since her ABC sitcom was canceled for a racist tweet, the comedian apologized for her “ill-worded” post and insisted she is not a bigot.