BUSINESS

Here’s What You Need To Know About Apple’s $14.5bn EU Tax Bill – Fortune »

The European Union has just hit Apple with a recordbreaking tax bill of €13 billion ($14.5 billion) plus interest, after finding that Ireland granted the company illegal state aid over…

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European Commission says ‘ball still rolling’ on trade deal with US – Daily Mail »

By Reuters Published: 16:35 EST, 29 August 2016 | Updated: 16:35 EST, 29 August 2016 BRUSSELS, Aug 29 (Reuters) – The European Union’s executive said on Monday it had a…

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ENTERTAINMENT

From the PEOPLE Archives: Gene Wilder’s Tearful Goodbye to Wife Gilda Radner – People Magazine »

Gene Wilder, the beloved actor from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, died on Sunday. He was 83. In…

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A Comprehensive Timeline of Drake & Rihanna’s Complicated, Confusing, Adorable Relationship – People Magazine »

So, are they or aren’t they an item? It’s the question fans of Drihanna/Aubrih have been asking since Drake and…

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Pregnant Blac Chyna Gets Completely Naked on the Cover of Paper Magazine (Just Like Kim Kardashian) – E! Online »

Watch the series premiere of Rob & Chyna Sunday, Sept. 11 at 9 p.m., only on E! Pregnant Blac Chyna…

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Scandal and separation put Clinton aide Huma Abedin in the spotlight again – Washington Post »

Huma Abedin — the long-serving Hillary Clinton aide who prides herself on her loyalty and discretion — again finds herself…

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TECHNOLOGY

A European carrier probably just answered one of the only iPhone 7 questions left – BGR »

The web is full of believable iPhone 7 rumors, and earlier leaks have revealed almost everything about the phone. But there are a few questions that still linger, as leaks move back and forth on the answers. One in particular concerns the new iPhones’ names. What…

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Google Takes on Uber With New Ride-Share Service – Wall Street Journal »

Google’s ride-sharing service uses the Waze app to connect with fellow commuters.

ENLARGE Google is moving onto Uber Technologies Inc.’s turf with its own ride-sharing service in San Francisco that would help commuters carpool at far cheaper rates, according to a person familiar with the matter, jumping into a booming but fiercely competitive market. Google, a unit…

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Twitter Is Offering Influencers a New Way to Make Money on the Platform – Adweek »

Twitter says helping influencers make money is a focus this year. Twitter Twitter wants to help social media celebrities make more money on their 140-characters tweets. Today, the company announced it’s expanding its creator revenue program to help influencers on…

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Google is taking dozens of Nest engineers to work on the smart home – The Verge »

Google parent company Alphabet is moving some developers from its Nest subsidiary over to Google as the latter ramps up its efforts in the smart home, The Verge has learned. These engineers are mainly responsible for the Nest platform, and they will now be working…

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SCIENCE

A 3.2-Million-Year-Old Mystery: Did Lucy Fall From a Tree? – New York Times »

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Good boy! Dogs know what you’re saying, study suggests – Washington Post »

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Asia

Improving ties in Northeast Asia – The Japan Times

That foreign ministers of Japan, China and South Korea met in Tokyo this week to jointly urge North Korea to stop provocative acts such as its repeated ballistic missile launches and nuclear weapons tests shows that…

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Mid-East

Top US commander in Mideast slams Iran for provocative moves in Gulf – Military Times

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Africa

S Africa school ordered to end ‘racist’ hair rules – Aljazeera.com

A South African school has been ordered to suspend allegedly racist hairstyle regulations after black pupils said they had been called monkeys by teachers for wearing banned “afros”, and were forced to chemically straighten their hair. …

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WORLD

Knowing the Risks, Some Syrian Rebels Seek a Lift From Turks’ Incursion – New York Times

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Europe

Europe’s ‘unfair’ Apple tax ruling sparks US anger – BBC News

Image copyright Getty Images There has been widespread criticism in the US of the European Commission’s ruling that Apple should pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes. The US Treasury said that such tax investigations…

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FOOTBALL

Employers Pay the Real Cost of Fantasy Football – Fortune

Now that the NFL pre-season is in full swing, fantasy football aficionados have to hustle to get their teams in order. And all that research takes time and broadband internet access, which is why the office…

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TRAVEL

Singapore Confirms Zika Spread; Some Countries Issue Travel Warnings – Scientific American

By Marius Zaharia The number of confirmed cases of Zika virus in Singapore rose to 82 on Tuesday, with some of the latest infections detected beyond the area of the initial outbreak. Several…

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UK

UK and France pledge ‘close co-operation’ to resolve Calais migrants issue – BBC News

Image copyright AFP/Getty Images Image caption About 7,000 people are thought to live in the Calais camp known as the Jungle The UK and France have pledged to work together and “step up” moves to improve…

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