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Intel drives ahead with Mobileye purchase

US microchip maker Intel is about to be the new company behind the wheel at the driverless technology firm Mobileye. Intel has agreed to buy the Israeli company for $15.3 (14.3 billion euros) which could give


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Texas men would face fine for masturbating, need rectal exam for Viagra under proposed law

DALLAS — If state Rep. Jessica Farrar has her way, men in Texas will pay a $100 fine for “unregulated masturbatory emissions” and undergo a digital rectal exam to get a vasectomy, a colonoscopy or a


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McCain: Trump Must Retract or Justify Wiretapping Claim

Senator John McCain wants Donald Trump to put up or shut up about his unsubstantiated claims of wiretapping during the presidential election. The veteran Senate Republican issued his call Sunday, one day before top lawmakers on


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Erdogan told to stop “provocations” but slams Netherlands as “fascism capital”

Turkey has hit out again at the Netherlands, describing it as the “capital of fascism” and accusing it of giving way to anti-Islam sentiment. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is desperately hoping to win support among


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CBO: Republican health plan will lead to 24M fewer insured by 2026, save more than $300B

The House GOP health care plan would result in 24 million fewer people holding insurance and cut federal deficits by $337 billion a decade from now, congressional scorekeepers estimated Monday in a high-profile analysis that could


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Global Optocoupler Market 2017-2021

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — An optocoupler is essentially a passive optical component that can split or combine optical power transmission data from optical fibers. Furthermore, the optocoupler is designed to transfer electrical signals through


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The United Arab Emirates wants to build a city on Mars

The United Arab Emirates wants to build a city on Mars Look out, Elon Musk Popular Science A vision of a metropolis on Mars, from the March 1953 issue of Popular Science. A little more than


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IMF: Trump’s Plans Could Boost US Economy, Endanger Global Advances

IMF: Trump’s Plans Could Boost US Economy, Endanger Global Advances International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde voiced optimism Sunday that U.S. President Donald Trump’s planned tax cuts and construction spending would boost the American economy, but


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Eurozone factory activity ramps up

There was a strong start to the new year for factory activity in the eurozone. Surveys show it increased at the fastest rate in nearly six years. Manufacturers also said they are more optimistic than they


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Apple bounces back, overtakes Samsung in smartphone sales

Apple is back as the number one seller of smartphones for the first time in five years. The new, top-of-the-line iPhone 7 Plus was the sales star over the end of year holiday season as the


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