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After Trump Ban, Huawei Phones Will Lose Access To Google Software

Alphabet's Google, which makes the Android operating system, says it's complying with a U.S. order banning companies from doing business with Huawei.
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Florida allows self-driving car tests without backup drivers
Companies that want to test their self-driving cars will have an easier time of it in the Sunshine State. Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently signed a bill allowing companies to test autonomous vehicles without backup drivers. It also lets occupan...
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5 come-back tips for startups that have run out of cash
My team encountered every startup’s worst nightmare: We ran out of money. But we were able to survive and are now thriving. Here's how.
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USWNT takeaways: Celebration controversy re-upped, Lloyd’s history
The U.S. cruised past Chile 3-0 in its second Women’s World Cup group stage game, and it could’ve been worse if not for Chilean keeper Christiane Endler. The victory clinched a berth in the knockout round, and set up Thursday’s clash versus Sweden with first place in Group F on the line. Here are the...
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‘Fake George Clooney’ nabbed in Thailand for hustling bogus fashion line
Francesco Galdelli and spouse Vanja Goffi — dubbed the "Italian Bonnie and Clyde" — were nabbed Saturday in a luxury villa in Pattaya following a joint operation by Interpol agents from Rome and Thai authorities.
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Deutsche Bank to set up 50 billion euro bad bank: FT
Deutsche Bank is planning to overhaul its trading operations by creating a "bad bank" to hold tens of billions of euros of assets and shrinking or shutting its U.S. equity and trading businesses, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.
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Taking aim at Johnson, British PM hopefuls make their Brexit case
Several hopefuls vying to replace British Prime Minister Theresa May turned their fire on favorite Boris Johnson on Sunday, questioning his pledge to leave the European Union by the end of October no matter what.
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Genius.com accuses Google of copying its song lyrics
In the last couple of years, if you type a song title into Google, you’ll get a box that includes the its lyrics, alongside the usual search results. It’s a useful tool, but one company that specializes in song lyrics, Genius Media, says that Google has been copying their lyrics for years for its search results. Genius has been around since 2009, and it describes itself as a platform “platform for annotating clever rap lyrics,” and has since expanded into other types of music, and a place for music fans to annotate and discuss their favorite songs. Genius Media says that Google has been copying its lyrics, according to The Wall Street Journal. The site says that it’s brought up its complaint with the search giant for years. In a statement to The Verge, Genius Chief Strategy Officer Ben Gross said that the company has “shown Google irrefutable evidence again and again that they are displaying lyrics copied from Genius in their Lyrics OneBox. This is a serious issue, and Google needs to address it.” The site employed a neat trick to figure out if its lyrics are actually being copied and reposted: it uses a series of alternating straight and curved apostrophes in the lyrics it hosts to form a type of watermark. Converting the patterns into Morse code reveals the words “Red Handed.” We’ve reached out to Google for comment, but the company told the WSJ that it licenses the content from a third party, LyricFind Inc, and that it takes “data quality and creator rights very seriously and hold our licensing partners accountable to the terms of our agreement.” LyricFind denied that it took the lyrics from Genius. The complaint comes as the US Department of Justice has reportedly been planning to take up an antitrust investigation against Google for its business practices, and as politicians have begun calling for the breakup of the largest tech firms.
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Babe Ruth jersey fetches record-breaking $5.6 million at auction
A Babe Ruth road jersey dating to 1928-30 has sold at auction for $5.6 million. Hunt Auctions, which handled Saturday's sale, says the price breaks a record for the most expensive piece of sports memorabilia ever sold. A Ruth jersey from 1920 previously sold for $4.4 million.
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We might get golden heavyweight period - Bunce on Fury
Tyson Fury's ruthless display to stop Tom Schwarz suggests "we might just get a golden heavyweight period" in boxing, says BBC Radio 5 Live's Steve Bunce.
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The Handmaid's Tale recap: season three, episode two – like blood on snow
One group stands out in red, the other hides in grey, but what the Handmaids and the Marthas need to do is put aside their differences and kickstart the revolution Spoiler alert: this recap is for people watching The Handmaid’s Tale, series three, on Channel 4 in the UK. Please do not add spoilers for later episodes in the series. You can find recaps for previous episodes here Continue reading...
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Israel’s first lady sentenced for misusing state funds in food fraud case
A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended the years-long saga of just one of the high-profile...
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Goldman Sachs combining its private-investing units: WSJ
Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc is combining its private-investing arms, with the resulting new division to have about $140 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday, citing people familiar with the matter.
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Fallout 76’s battle royale preview continues indefinitely
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Mexico detains 791 undocumented migrants, National Guard starts to patrol southern border
Mexican officials detained nearly 800 undocumented migrants on Saturday, the government said, in one of the biggest swoops against illegal immigration in recent months, as members of the National Guard began patrolling the southern border.
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Johnson's rivals vie to offer their visions for post-Brexit Britain
Five hopefuls clash in Channel 4 TV debate, as Hunt decries no-show from frontrunnerThe five men vying to take on Boris Johnson in the Conservative leadership race made a slew of promises to tackle illiteracy, fix the broken social care system and reunify Britain after Brexit, as they clashed in the first televised debate.Johnson was attacked by the foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, for failing to appear in Sunday night’s debate, in which he was represented by an empty lectern. Continue reading...
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Stain removal videos on YouTube are strangely therapeutic
Stain removal is an art form, and one that few have actually mastered.  That's why I turn to YouTube to get my stain removal needs satisfied. I've spent years trying everything to get the stains off my clothes. I've gone through multiple Tide to Go pens, which are supposed to erase away most stains (they don't). I have poured half-bottles of detergent on my wine-soaked sheets. Beautiful bottles of club soda have been wasted on carpet stains, all for nothing.   Despite all my efforts, I'm nowhere near as talented as the people who showcase their stain remove techniques on YouTube. These people have skill. Their mastery of stain removal is seemingly unmatched. I don't even care if their stain removal videos are doctored — I'm here for the magic of it all.  Read more...More about Youtube, Cleaning, Stain, Culture, and Web Culture
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Protesters outside South Florida detention center for kids want it closed
Protesters held signs that read "Homes Instead!" and "Stop Separating Families" as they beat drums and sang civil rights-era protest songs
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Liza Minnelli: Judy Garland would’ve ‘laughed’ at Gaga’s ‘A Star is Born’
Legendary actress Judy Garland would have cracked up at Lady Gaga’s remake of “A Star is Born,” according to Garland’s daughter, Liza Minnelli. “She would have laughed!” Minnelli said, chuckling herself as she predicted her mother’s reaction during an interview with TV’s “Entertainment Tonight.” Still, Minnelli, 73, said her mother would have given last year’s...
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Angels’ ninth-inning rally falls short in loss to Rays
Yandy Diaz hit an RBI single during Tampa Bay's two-run eighth inning, and the Rays held off Los Angeles' late rally to beat the Angels 6-5 Sunday. Mike Trout hit a two-run homer off Diego Castillo in the ninth to make it a one-run game. After Shohei Ohtani singled and went to second on Albert...
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‘I have goosebumps right now’: What it feels like to make a World Cup debut
Jessica McDonald had begun to think she might never make a World Cup squad. She describes what it was like to almost score one of the goals of the tournament. When Jess McDonald made her way through the mixed zone after the United States defeated Chile 3-0 in their second group game, her hands were still visibly shaking. “I have goosebumps right now,” McDonald said — a bright, wide grin on her face. She looked like she was still amped from the game, as though she could go back out and play the next match right away. “I was very nervous,” McDonald admitted. “It’s one of those moments that I’ve been waiting for my entire life.” McDonald’s “entire life” is a little longer than her fellow World Cup debutante tonight, Tierna Davidson. The 20-year-old Davidson left Stanford earlier this year and began her first season as a professional player with the Chicago Red Stars. McDonald is 31 and has been playing soccer nearly as long as Davidson has been alive, some 19 years all told, with stints in three professional leagues across two countries. In NWSL alone, McDonald has famously bounced around as a journeyman player, suiting up for five different teams before landing, and sticking, at the North Carolina Courage when they took over from the outgoing Western New York Flash. Before being named to the roster, making a World Cup squad was something that McDonald had accepted might never come. North Carolina Courage head coach Paul Riley apparently gave her his honest opinion in the middle of last season that he thought Jill Ellis had settled on her 23. McDonald said she puts a lot of stock in Riley’s word, and appreciated that he didn’t sugarcoat anything about her chances. “I’m just going to continue pushing and give everything I’ve got here because I’ve got no choice. It’s my job to,” McDonald said. But then the call came last November that McDonald was wanted in USWNT camp. She was conveniently with Riley at the time, at his house in New York. “[Riley] was like ‘Jess, you’re gonna do great. You’re gonna be just fine,’” McDonald said. “He was very confident from that point on that I was going to be here. Whereas for me, it was up in the air for me. Like, OK I’m going to give every camp all that I’ve got, that’s all I can do. I’ve got my chance, I need to take advantage of this because there are so many people in this world and I’m just this one speck that gets this chance. “I’m a very small percentage in the United States that gets this chance to represent my country.” McDonald said she didn’t rub it in Riley’s face that his initial assessment had been wrong. She had asked him to be realistic about her chances, and he was. From an objective point of view, not many could blame him — McDonald was always a longshot to make the roster, and even the most oblivious coach would have known it. But fast forward a year and there she was, grinning through her still-sweaty face and chugging a bottle of water while taking questions from media about her first World Cup appearance. McDonald subbed on to start the second half, going in at the top of the USWNT’s 4-3-3 and pushing Carli Lloyd deeper into midfield. That’s quite a vote of confidence from Jill Ellis, displacing someone already on a brace, but McDonald continued to make the US attack fun to watch. “It was amazing to hear my name,” McDonald said when she was called up from the bench to enter the game. “I was like ‘what, me, really? OK let’s go.’” But as befits someone who has utterly thrived in Paul Riley’s mental pressure cooker at North Carolina (see: his relentless underdog psychological tactics to keep his team motivated and hungry) McDonald said it didn’t take long to settle down. “Once I got my first touch out of the way I was like, ‘OK I completed my pass. I’m OK. I’ve been doing this for about 19 years. I got this.’” McDonald hit what might have been the golazo of the group stage in the 62nd minute, when she cut inside her defender and teed up a long-range ball with a nice curl that sailed past the outstretched fingertips of Chile’s goalkeeper, Christiane Endler. Not nice enough, though, as it clanged off the outside of the post. McDonald laughed when the inevitable mixed zone question popped up, moaning that she didn’t want to be reminded of missing the shot. “I was very confident on that shot,” she said. “I thought it was going in. I was kind of celebrating and then it hit the post.” Had the ball managed a little more curl, it would have beaten Endler — no mean feat in the second half, when Endler served up highlight save after highlight save (and was later rewarded with Player of the Match for her efforts). “It was nice just to get a shot on goal and test this incredible goalkeeper,” McDonald said. “She was amazing today. To even get a shot off on her is a very difficult thing to do. She’s a big body in goal. At the end of the day, I gave it all I got.” McDonald doesn’t really seem to know how not to give it all she’s got. That’s probably why she fits in so well with Riley’s Courage, and why she persisted in NWSL despite bouncing around the country for so many years with her son, now seven years old. “I’m not just working for myself anymore,” she said, “I’m working for my kid as well, someone who’s actually looking up to me on a whole other level than the younger generation. Being able to inspire my kid with what I’m doing now, it’s going to help him succeed in the future, and that’s one of my main goals here. Is to try and succeed on the field, and succeed as a mother.” McDonald was just shy of a stunner in her first ever World Cup game, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t a success. Longshot, 23rd woman, surprise call-up: none of those labels matter anymore. Jess McDonald played in a World Cup, and played, and nobody can tell her any different.
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Silence is golden as Boris's lectern wins Tory televised debate | John Crace
Rory Stewart’s calculated weakness played to viewers at home, but the elephant in the room won the dayFather’s Day is always a tricky occasion in the Boris Johnson households, so it was perhaps understandable he chose to send along a lectern to represent him at the Channel 4 Tory leadership debate instead. It proved to be an inspired move, because the lectern answered the questions far more directly and honestly than Johnson ever would. If only the lectern had taken his place at the foreign affairs select committee, there’s a good chance Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe would have been released from her Iranian jail by now.Curiously, everyone but Jeremy Hunt chose to ignore the fact that the odds-on favourite to become the next prime minister was otherwise engaged. And he only appeared to notice about half way through with a slightly embarrassed, ‘Where’s Boris?’ It was as if someone had shat themselves and everyone was too polite to mention it. Which, come to think of it, was more or less exactly what had happened. Still, at least it gave the others some more airtime. Not that it did many of them much good. Continue reading...
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After Sarah Sanders, we need a real press secretary
Joe Lockhart, former press secretary to President Bill Clinton, writes that the next press secretary to follow Sarah Sanders needs to have a few critical qualities -- including a commitment to serve as the minister of trust.
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How to nail the interview and pick the right job
Dear Greg, I was asked some tricky job-interview questions that left me blank. How should I have answered these: Tell me the differences between you and your brother? What are the qualities you would change in your father? What was the greatest setback in your life and how did you deal with it? The first...
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Mets’ miserable bullpen at it again in horrid loss
The Cardinals are going to miss the Mets bullpen. The NL East-leading Braves probably can’t wait to see this tattered group of arsonists who absorbed the loss in all three defeats to the Cardinals this weekend. This time, it was converted starter Chris Flexen doing the honors with Seth Lugo and Robert Gsellman seemingly unavailable....
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Recalled Ragu pasta sauce may be contaminated with plastic, company says
Mizkan America, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall multiple flavors of its pasta sauces that may contain fragments of plastic.
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Usain Bolt Scores as World XI Beat England on Penalties at 2019 Soccer Aid
Usain Bolt scored as World XI won a penalty shootout 3-1 after a 2-2 draw in normal time with England XI, led by John Terry and Mo Farah, in the 2019 edition of Soccer Aid for UNICEF at Chelsea's Stamford Bridge on Sunday...
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US Open: This dad spends Father's Day as his son's caddie at Pebble Beach
It's probably the best Father's Day gift ever. Golfer Chandler Eaton had his dad step in as his caddie for the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.       
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Woman woke up on subway to creep with hand in her pants
A woman woke up on the Q train to a creep with his hand in her pants in Brooklyn, cops said Sunday. The 23-year-old woman told police the disturbing encounter happened at about 3 a.m on June 2 while heading southbound near the Stillwell Avenue stop, cops said. The woman screamed when she woke up...
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This Empty Lot Is Worth Millions. It’s Also an African-American Burial Ground.
The owner of a plot of land in Queens wants to sell it or develop it. Others want to memorialize one of the city’s first communities for former and freed slaves.
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Alabama to Enforce ‘Chemical Castration’ for Some Child Molesters
At least seven states have laws authorizing chemical castration in some form
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James Bond is back: See Daniel Craig hit the gym in a boot after 'Bond 25' set injury
Daniel Craig is back and training for his role as James Bond! The star sustained an ankle injury while attempting a stunt on the set last month.       
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Trump admin plans to hold off on political part of Israeli-Palestinian peace plan until Israel forms government in November
The Trump administration is planning to hold off releasing the political portion of its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan until after the Israeli elections and after Israel forms a new government, according to two sources familiar with the thinking of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and White House Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, who are leading the administration's effort.
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Driver’s Licenses for the Undocumented: New York’s Immigration Land Mine
The topic is one of the most divisive issues before the State Legislature this year, and Democrats worry it could endanger them politically.
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Top Hamptons chefs turn to gardening for greener menus
Drew Hiatt, executive chef of Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, says he works four to six hours a day in the restaurant’s one-acre garden.
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Trump's Iran problem: he's blown US credibility
Sowing mistrust has consequences. President Donald Trump has sown mistrust by questioning his own intelligence community, withdrawing from critical international coalitions and spreading disdain for the media.
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Trump's Iran problem: he's blown America's credibility
Samantha Vinograd writes that President Trump sowing mistrust in the intelligence community, international coalitions and the media has immediate consequences in American foreign policy -- specifically regarding future actions taken against Iran.
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Women's World Cup 2019: World-class saves, Marta guitar magic & all the goals
Watch all the best action from day 10 of the Women's World Cup, including a brilliant goalkeeping display from Chile's Christiane Endler, and guitar skills from Brazil's Marta.
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Report: PSG Willing to Allow Neymar to Transfer If Club Get 'Considerable Offer'
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly willing to sell world-record signing Neymar if they receive a "considerable offer" for his signature...
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Federico Chiesa's Brace Leads Italy Past Spain at 2019 UEFA U-21 Championship
Two goals from Federico Chiesa and a Lorenzo Pellegrini penalty saw Italy come from behind to beat Spain 3-1 at the 2019 UEFA Under-21 European Championship on Sunday. Dani Ceballos opened the scoring in some style after just nine minutes...
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Raptors' Nick Nurse Confirms He Will Coach Canada at 2019 FIBA World Cup
Nick Nurse was already a hero in Canada after leading the Toronto Raptors to an NBA title, but he now has a chance to make an even bigger impact for the country's basketball prospects...
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Former student who reported rape says college betrayed her
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The warnings came in text messages from her friends: He’s outside the dorm. He’s at the student center. He’s at Starbucks. But for Alicia Gonzales, sometimes it didn’t matter where he was. She would often hide away in her room on the campus of Marshall University, overcome with fear that she’d run...
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Suspect escapes from hospital with machete wounds
Hours after a young North Carolina boy thwarted a home invasion with a machete, the 19-year-old suspect walked out of a hospital and got away, the Orange County Sheriff's Office said.
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Notre Dame Holds First Mass Since Fire Devastated The Historic Paris Cathedral
A group of around 30 people wearing hardhats gathered for Mass in the cathedral on Saturday, exactly two months after a severe fire. The service was not open to the public.
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Protesters demand firing of Utah cop who pulled gun on 10-year-old
WOODS CROSS, Utah — About 100 protesters gathered outside a police agency in northern Utah to demand an officer who pulled his gun on a 10-year-old child last week be fired. The crowd carried Black Lives Matter signs Friday evening and others protesting the incident, including one that said “Hey Cops! Don’t pull guns at...
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Phoenix Mayor Apologizes for ‘Unprofessional’ Police Response Seen in Videos
A family has taken the first step to file a lawsuit against Phoenix police after they say officers threatened to shoot them during a shoplifting investigation.
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Rep. Adam Kinzinger calls for strikes against Iran
"I think it needs to be clear, and hopefully it is clear to Iran, that basically, this is it," Kinzinger said.
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Top Gear review – gentler, kinder and all the better for it
With Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness joining Chris Harris, the banter is barbed but good-natured, the gags less non-PC – and imagine Clarkson and co doing an episode on electric cars?Remind me: where had we got to with Top Gear? Ever since Jeremy Clarkson got sacked for punching that producer – amazingly, more than four years ago – the BBC has struggled to replace, or revive, or reboot the formula that made the show such a storming success. There was the new model with Matt LeBlanc and Chris Evans that didn’t really work. Then they tried a cut-and-shut version – without Evans, but with LeBlanc – but that didn’t really work either.The latest incarnation on BBC Two retains Evans’s replacement, motoring journalist Chris Harris, and partners him with – wait for it – Freddie Flintoff and Paddy McGuinness, the former England cricket captain and the erstwhile host of history’s most execrable game show, Take Me Out. It seems that the producers of Top Gear had developed a casting strategy based on that parlour game where you pull the names of celebrities out of a hat, and everyone keeps saying: “Sorry, I have no idea who this person is.” Continue reading...
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