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Japan 'to stop making VCR machines'

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 07:06
The last videocassette recorder (VCR) in Japan is to be produced by the end of the month, according to the Nikkei newspaper.
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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The West’s Crisis of Leadership

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-07-21 06:30
Through 18 awful months, the French have proved remarkably resilient. More so than their officials.
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'Why I want to joust at the Olympics'

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 05:34
English Heritage says it's time jousting was taken more seriously as a sport - and it should be made an Olympic sport.
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Gloves off

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 05:22
Delays to the building of warships on the Clyde prompt a heated online exchange between Ruth Davidson and Nicola Sturgeon.
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Bournemouth gifted comical own goal on USA pre-season tour

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 05:18
Minnesota United goalkeeper Sammy Ndjock scores a truly ridiculous own goal playing in a pre-season friendly against Bournemouth.
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E.C.B. Keeps Rates Steady, but Still Faces Plenty of Uncertainty

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-07-21 05:08
The eurozone is dealing with aftershocks of earlier crises, while coping with more recent threats like Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and a shaky banking system in Italy.
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Q&A: Vitamin D

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 05:03
Should everyone be taking vitamin D supplements, as nutrition experts now recommend?
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Plane in emergency landing in Sydney golf course lake

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 04:47
A pilot has carried out an emergency landing on a golf course in Australia.
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Libya's UN-backed government decries French troop presence in rival zone - Washington Post

Google News French - Thu, 2016-07-21 04:33

Washington Post

Libya's UN-backed government decries French troop presence in rival zone
Washington Post
A rival to the unity government operates in eastern Libya, where the French mission took place. The United States and Britain also have small numbers of elite forces operating in Libya, but they are said to be assisting militias that support the unity ...
'Hands off Libya': French undercover aid of rogue general sparks protestsRT
Libya attack: French soldiers die in helicopter crashBBC News
French warplane bombed Libya militias after French deathsU.S. News & World Report
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By the Book: Megan Abbott: By the Book

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-07-21 04:00
The author, most recently, of “You Will Know Me” keeps a copy of “How to Protect Yourself Against Psychic Attack” on her shelves. “Those who know me well probably wouldn’t be surprised.”
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Rio Olympics 2016: Russia fails to overturn athlete ban for next month's Games

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 03:37
A decision to ban Russian athletes from Rio 2016 over an alleged state-sponsored doping regime is upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
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Your pictures

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 03:28
Each week, we publish a gallery of readers' pictures on a set theme. This week, we asked for your pictures on the theme of "from above".
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Who is Labour challenger Owen Smith?

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 03:14
A political profile of the man Labour MPs have selected to take on Jeremy Corbyn in a Labour leadership contest.
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ISIS videos threaten more attacks on France in wake of Nice massacre - Daily Mail

Google News France - Thu, 2016-07-21 02:57

Daily Mail

ISIS videos threaten more attacks on France in wake of Nice massacre
Daily Mail
ISIS have called on jihadis to carry out more deadly terror attacks on France in the wake of the Nice assault that left 84 people dead. In one of two new propaganda videos, a French speaking jihadi describes how lone-wolf Mohamed Bouhlel drove a 19 ...
Islamic State threatens to intensify attacks against FranceTelegraph.co.uk
What next? Could France be facing a civil war?CNBC
'France is creating the best marketing Isis could wish for'The Local.fr

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Awkward! Trump's air-kiss for running mate

BBC News - Thu, 2016-07-21 02:39
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump greeted his vice-presidential pick, Mike Pence, with an awkward air-kiss.
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Sports Court Upholds Ban on Russian Track and Field Athletes

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-07-21 02:33
A ruling on Thursday said the sport’s governing body had the authority to bar Russians for doping.
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Fiction: Dave Eggers’s New Novel Follows a Family Into the Alaskan Wild

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Thu, 2016-07-21 02:30
In Dave Eggers’s “Heroes of the Frontier,” a single mother imagining a new life takes her kids on the lam in Alaska.
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How Hermes Sales Went Up Despite Gloomy Tourism Outlook in France - Fortune

Google News France - Thu, 2016-07-21 01:29

Fortune

How Hermes Sales Went Up Despite Gloomy Tourism Outlook in France
Fortune
Many luxury brands have seen their sales plummet in France since November's deadly attacks in Paris, with the Brussels and Nice killings further scaring off tourists, who in Europe represent more than half of luxury brands' sales. “We do not see any ...

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France orders Microsoft to stop tracking Windows 10 users - The Verge

Google News France - Thu, 2016-07-21 01:27

The Verge

France orders Microsoft to stop tracking Windows 10 users
The Verge
France's data protection commission has ordered Microsoft to "stop collecting excessive user data" and to stop tracking the web browsing of Windows 10 users without their consent. In a notice published on Wednesday, the CNIL said that Microsoft must ...
France data authority criticises Windows 10 over privacyBBC News
France Is Mad About Microsoft Collecting Windows 10 User Data Without Their ConsentGizmodo
France objects to Windows 10 user trackingEngadget
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Five people to appear in French court over links to Nice attacker - The Guardian

Google News French - Thu, 2016-07-21 00:35

The Guardian

Five people to appear in French court over links to Nice attacker
The Guardian
On Wednesday, French MPs voted to allow the authorities to search luggage and vehicles without prior approval from a prosecutor, and to permit police to seize data from computers and mobile phones. The legislation makes it easier for authorities to ...
French minister criticized over Nice attack police claimsDaily Mail
French Prosecutor Recommends Charges Against Five Detained After Attack in NiceWall Street Journal
French PM invokes special powers to force through labor billDeutsche Welle
FRANCE 24 -BreakingNews.ie
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