BUSINESS

Petrol and diesel ban: How will it work? – BBC News »

Image copyright PA All sales of new petrol and diesel cars will cease in the UK by 2040, under plans to tackle air pollution. But with electric cars currently accounting…

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Juices, low-sugar sodas help Coca-Cola profit beat estimates – Reuters »

(Reuters) – Coca-Cola Co’s (KO.N) profit, in its first quarter under new Chief Executive James Quincey, beat analysts’ estimates on higher demand for its healthier non-carbonated beverages as well as…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Justin Bieber Won’t Apologize To Tour Crew – Hollywood Life »

Hundreds of crew members are out of a job now that Justin Bieber has cancelled the remainder of his ‘Purpose’…

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Colbert and Noah Furiously Attack GOP’s Latest Attempt to Gut Health Care – Vanity Fair »

As Republican senators begin their 20 hours of health-care debate, late-night hosts are already railing against the tactics they took…

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Torturously Small Detail In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Has Major Significance – HuffPost »

[Euron] takes their tongues from their mouths so that they can not speak, communicate with each other, talk back, or mutiny…

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‘Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller ‘terrified’ of being assaulted in prison – ABC News »

“Dance Moms” star Abby Lee Miller reported to prison earlier this month, but before she did, she sat down with…

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TECHNOLOGY

Behold: Our first look at Google’s final Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL designs – BGR »

Apple’s upcoming new iPhone 8 might be the most hotly anticipated new release of the year and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 might soon be the best-selling phablet of the second half, but there’s another smartphone duo that has managed to generate some serious hype. Google’s…

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Apple has to pay $506 million for using processor technology patented by a school – The Verge »

A US judge ruled that Apple must pay the University of Wisconsin-Madison $506 million for infringing on its patent. This amount is more than double the amount originally decided on by a jury, according to Reuters. The ruling continues a two-year-old patent-infringement battle, which may…

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This implant beams sound directly to your brain from an iPhone – CNET »

The Nucleus Smart App allows users to check their cochlear implant’s battery life and control volume. Cochlear Ltd. This is part of CNET’s “Tech Enabled” series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community. Mathias Bahnmueller is using his iPhone 6 to hear…

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An eight-year-old reviews the Nintendo Switch – The Verge »

Editor’s note: Last week, Verge transportation editor Tamara Warren showed me a review of the Nintendo Switch by her eight-year-old son Benicio. Handwritten on ruled notebook paper, the critique showed gumption, vigor, and passion. As a craven and cynical editor, I was also struck by…

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SCIENCE

How to Prep for Totality with New Eclipse Safari Mobile App – Space.com »

The Great American Solar Eclipse is only a month away! The last time a total solar eclipse crossed from one coast to the other…

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Success! Engine for NASA’s Space Launch System Megarocket Aces 3rd Test – Space.com »

The RS-25 rocket engine for NASA’s future megarocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), was test-fired for about 8.5 minutes yesterday (July 25).…

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Asia

Map: Asia’s infrastructure boom is coming to the cities most threatened by climate change – Quartz

As a region, Asia pours an estimated $881 billion each year into infrastructure. Some recent notable works include the roughly 6,000-kilometer (3,700-mile) four-lane highway that connects New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai, which was completed in…

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Mid-East

AP FACT CHECK: Trump misfires on Mideast – Washington Post

Post Contributor Badge This commenter is a Washington Post contributor. Post contributors aren’t staff, but may write articles or columns. In some cases, contributors are sources or experts quoted in a story. More about badges |…

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Africa

Robots are set to take Africa’s manufacturing jobs even before it has enough – Quartz

It was supposed to be Africa’s century, then the robots arrived. The dawning of the fourth industrial revolution offered African countries the opportunity to take advantage of technological gains, leapfrogging their developed counterparts. As China did…

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WORLD

Trump launches new attacks on Sessions – Washington Post

President Trump renewed his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions Wednesday, questioning on Twitter why the top U.S. law enforcement official had not replaced the acting FBI director — a move that Trump himself has the…

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Europe

Why Europe is so angry over the big Russia sanctions bill – Vox

Congress is close to passing a sanctions bill that would impose tougher measures on Russia for its meddling in the 2016 election while simultaneously restricting President Donald Trump’s ability to lift them. The measure is popular…

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FOOTBALL

Brain disease CTE found in over 100 former football players in large report – CBS News

CHICAGO — Research on 202 former football players found evidence of brain disease in nearly all of them, from athletes in the NFL, college and even high school.    It’s the largest update on chronic traumatic encephalopathy,…

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TRAVEL

Summer Travel – Santa Clarita Valley Signal

By Mira Rowe Newhall Community Contributor   Travel is a magical word. Everyone loves to travel. Young, old, rich, poor, or disabled people. The young can travel on the cheap and can…

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UK

UK plans to ban sales of diesel and petrol cars by 2040 – The Verge

The UK plans to ban sales of all diesel and petrol vehicles by 2040, The Guardian reports, as part of a government campaign to improve air quality. Environment Secretary Michael Gove is expected to announce the…

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