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Russian Embassy just responded to U.S. sanctions with a meme. Really.

President Barack Obama, left, talks with Russia’s President Vladimir Putin at the opening session of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Lima, Peru, in November. Image: AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais By Sasha Lekach2016-12-29 21:25:51 UTC After President Barack Obama announced ...

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Apple’s standalone support app hits the U.S. App Store

Apple’s recently launched standalone support application is now hitting the U.S. App Store. The app, which had quietly debuted last month outside the U.S., lets you access product documentation, schedule appointments, as well as chat, email or schedule calls with an ...

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U.S. Department of Transportation bans Galaxy Note 7 from all flights

In the latest instalment of Samsung’s ongoing Note 7 saga, the U.S. Department of Transportation has issued an official, blanket ban against bringing the Galaxy Note 7 on airplanes. The ban applies to all Note 7 devices, and covers both ...

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Xiaomi’s 4K Android TV box is now on sale in the U.S. for $69

We told you last month that Xiaomi’s Android TV box would go on sale in the U.S. in October, and true to our word it has. The Chinese company is best known for its affordable smartphones, but today it launched a set-top ...

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There is a new storm the size of the U.S. churning on Neptune

The dark spot in Neptune’s southern hemisphere. Image: NASA/ESA By Miriam Kramer2016-06-23 22:21:39 UTC A large, dark vortex the size of the continental United States roils in Neptune’s atmosphere according to new photos snapped by a powerful telescope in space.  ...

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Wallapop and LetGo, two Craigslist rivals, plan merger to take on the U.S. market

Consolidation is afoot in the online classifieds space as two popular startups born in Barcelona are in advanced talks to merge operations in the U.S.. Wallapop and LetGo — which both provide platforms for consumers to post used items for sale ...

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U.S. airlines had a monster 2015 — not that it helped you much

U.S. airline profits soared in 2015. Image: Greg Bajor / Getty Images By Jessica Plautz2016-05-02 17:27:40 UTC Look no further for proof that the U.S. airline industry is raking it in. The U.S. Department of Transportation reported Monday that passenger ...

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Top U.S. companies keep $1.4 trillion in offshore tax havens

DAVID MCFADDEN/AP The 50 biggest companies in the U.S. are stashing about $ 1.4 trillion in offshore tax havens. America’s 50 biggest companies are stashing about $ 1.4 trillion in offshore tax havens — massive tax dodging that costs the ...

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Tn. sheriff blames Beyoncé for police deaths across the U.S.

A Tennessee sheriff is blaming Beyoncé’s Super Bowl halftime performance for a drive-by shooting outside of his home and the deaths of seven police officers. Sheriff Robert Arnold, an elected official in Rutherford County, has not been crazy in love ...

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Cuba commercial air traffic with U.S. deal set to take off

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Passengers walk across the tarmac at Jose Marti International Airport after arriving on a charter plane operated by American Airlines January 19, 2015 in Havana, Cuba. HAVANA — The United States and Cuba will sign an agreement ...

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