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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • May 03, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Pop artist Allen Jones revisits work with Kate Moss in new London show

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  • Nov 26, 2015
LONDON British pop artist Allen Jones returns to the subject of supermodel Kate Moss in his latest exhibition in London, which once more puts the female form centre-stage in sculptures ranging from the hyper-realistic to the abstract.The 78-year-old ar...
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Five works from Gurlitt art trove were looted by Nazis, task force finds

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  • Feb 06, 2016
BERLIN A task force set up by the German government to determine the ownership history of more than 1,500 art works discovered in 2012 has found that only five were wrongfully taken from Jews, drawing criticism from Jewish groups.German tax inspectors ...
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Apple wins dismissal of lawsuit over MacBook logic boards

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  • Jan 18, 2016
Apple Inc won the dismissal on Thursday of a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding consumers by selling MacBook laptop computers that contained "logic boards" it knew were defective, and which routinely failed within two years.U.S. District Judge William A...
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Circus lions rescued in South America arrive in new African home

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  • May 02, 2016
JOHANNESBURG A group of 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Columbia arrived by plane in Johannesburg on Saturday to begin a new life in the African bush.The final destination for the animals, which were flown in on a chartered cargo flight, wil...
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Discretion pays for Vietnam casino raking in wealthy Chinese

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  • Dec 07, 2015
DANANG, Vietnam A small beachfront Vietnamese casino is giving Macau's VIP gambling scene a run for its money, drawing in more wealthy Chinese through its columned facade than many Southeast Asian rivals with the allure of sun, sand and discretion.Few ...
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Dale Bumpers, former Arkansas governor and U.S. senator, dead at 90

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  • Jan 03, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. Dale Bumpers, the small-town lawyer who served Arkansas as governor and in the U.S. Senate and delivered a stirring speech during Bill Clinton's impeachment trial that helped save his presidency, died at home on Friday at the age of 9...
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El Salvador court approves extradition of former soccer boss to U.S

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  • Dec 10, 2015
SAN SALVADOR El Salvador's Supreme Court on Wednesday approved the extradition of the country's former soccer federation president, Reynaldo Vasquez, who is wanted in the United States in connection with a probe targeting alleged corruption in the spor...
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LED-lit pigeons illuminate New York skies in art exhibit

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  • May 07, 2016
NEW YORK Thousands of pigeons with tiny LED lights strapped to their legs swooped through the darkening skies in a jaw-dropping display of beauty, but savvy New Yorkers gazing up at the performance art knew enough to keep their mouths shut.As evening f...
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California wildfire forces closure of scenic Highway 1

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  • Aug 09, 2016
LOS ANGELES An epic wildfire that has killed one person and blackened about 60,000 acres along the California coast, forced authorities on Monday to shut down a portion of scenic Highway 1 near Carmel-by-the-Sea.The closure of the highway, which runs a...
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