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French lawmakers vote for ´right to make mistakes´


January 24, 2018

PARIS: French lawmakers have voted for a flagship article in a new law which will give citizens the “right to make mistakes” in dealings with the government without being automatically punished. The article, which was adopted by a show of hands Tuesday night in the National Assembly, is the “cornerstone” of a law for “a state in the service of …

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Video of exploding iPhone battery spreads fear


January 24, 2018

(Web Desk) – A video recently surfaced on social media in which an iPhone battery exploded after Chinese man bit into it to check the quality. The incident took place last Friday in a Chinese city where a man went to the electronics store to buy himself a replacement battery for his Apple device, reported CNET. As soon as he …

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Facebook buys Boston software company that authenticates IDs


January 24, 2018

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media company learn more about the people who buy ads on its network. U.S. lawmakers have expressed alarm at Facebook’s limited ability to know who is buying …

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Apple launches HomePod voice speaker, takes on Google, Amazon


January 24, 2018

(Reuters) – After missing the critical holiday shopping season, Apple Inc has jumped into the voice speaker wars with the HomePod smart speaker, a device that will use its Siri voice assistant and compete against offerings from Amazon.com Inc and Alphabet Inc’s Google. Apple said on Tuesday it will start taking online orders for its HomePod smart speaker on Friday …

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Consuming 100 percent fruit juice does not alter blood sugar levels, study suggests


January 24, 2018

(Online) – A new study published in the Journal of Nutritional Science suggests that consuming 100% fruit juice does not significantly impact fasting blood insulin, fasting blood glucose, or insulin resistance. The results are consistent with prior studies which have shown that consumption of 100% fruit juice is not linked to increasing risk of developing type 2 diabetes. It also …

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Elton John announces ‘last’ tour


January 24, 2018

NEW YORK (AFP) – Pop legend Elton John on Wednesday announced a final tour, saying he intends to stop traveling to spend more time with his family. The 70-year-old British entertainer, revealing his plans at a gala New York event, said he planned to “go out with a bang” with a global tour that will open in September and last …

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Pakistani-American Kumail Nanjiani bags Oscar nomination


January 24, 2018

(Web Desk) – Pakistan-origin American national actor Kumail Nanjiani has bagged an Oscar nominee on Tuesday in original screenplay category for his film The Big Sick. The film is written by Nanjiani and his wife Emily V. Gordon. A rather calm and funny Nanjiani took to Twitter to congratulate his co-writer by a casual ‘how’s it going’. Emily & I …

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Sonam Kapoor expresses wish to become film director


January 24, 2018

Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor said that she is working hard to fulfill her wish of becoming film director. The actress said that she will come up with some good script to amuse the film viewers. Earlier, Sonam Kapoor had announced to get married in March this year with beau, Anand Ahuja as she has already booked Umair Bhawan Palace in …

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Chanel goes girly with pretty-in-pink walk in the park


January 24, 2018

PARIS: Chanel designer Karl Lagerfeld dived into the brand’s archives for his pretty-in-pink haute couture Paris show Tuesday, giving its founder Coco Chanel’s classics an intensely girly twist. Chanel liberated women from their Edwardian corsets a century ago and recut men’s tweeds and trousers to make the modern women’s wardrobe. Lagerfeld, 84, sporting a wispy white beard which is likely …

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Who are Bollywood’s highest paid actresses?


January 24, 2018

If you always wondered about the top earners of B-Town then look no further because here are the details of the highest paid actresses, as per a Cosmopolitan report. If you thought the top earner was Kareena, Katrina or even Priyanka, then we ask you to reconsider. It’s the doe-eyed damsel Deepika Padukone. Deepika Padukone The actress, whose upcoming film …

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