The Latest: Small groups of Venezuelans protest around globe
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The latest on Sunday's presidential election in Venezuela (all times local): [...]
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After taking tens of thousands of crowd-funding pre-orders for a high-end pair of “3D sound” headphones, audio startup Ossic announced this weekend that it is shutting down the company and backers will not be receiving refunds. The company raised $2.7 million on Kickstarter and $3.2 million on Indiegogo for their Ossic X headphones which they pitched as a pair of high-end head-tracking headphones that would be perfect for listening to 3D audio, especially in a VR [...]
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How a company with a blood-testing machine that could never perform as touted went from billion-dollar baby to complete bust [...]
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Hawaii lava evacuees grow weary as uncertainty drags on
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Ed Arends grabbed what he could in the night and fled his 5-acre property, lava oozing from a crack in his neighborhood on Hawaii's Big Island. [...]
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Pope Francis names 14 new cardinals from five continents
By Crispian Balmer VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday he would elevate 14 churchmen from five continents to the rank of cardinal, picking candidates who work with the poor or where Catholics are in a minority and putting his stamp on the group that will elect his successor. Making the surprise announcement during his weekly Sunday address, the pope said the new cardinals came from Italy, Spain, Portugal, Poland, Iraq, [...]
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17-Year-Old's Wish to Take Prom Photos With Mets Comes True
She even got to dance with one of the players. [...]
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Queensland MP said she was ‘appalled' when the frontbencher was replaced on the ticket by male candidate • Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morningA Queensland MP who spoke out against the dumping of Jane Prentice has been summoned to appear before the LNP's candidate review committee in a move described by supporters as “politically stupid payback”.Michelle Landry is one of a group of MPs, including Trevor Evans, Warren Entsch [...]
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5 teens involved in fatal crash were high school students
EAST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (AP) — The teenagers killed in a Massachusetts car crash were identified as high school track team members with a promising future. [...]
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Shut it down everyone, Billy Idol had the best tweet about the Royal Wedding
You'd think if anyone had an obvious Royal Wedding joke lined up and ready to go, it'd be Billy "White Wedding" Idol. Turns out what Idol had in mind was even better. SEE ALSO: The best memes from the Royal Wedding Like seemingly everyone else on Twitter, Idol logged on yesterday to share his thoughts about Harry and Meghan's nuptials. But what he didn't say was even more noticeable than what he did. [...]
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Iraqi cleric Sadr meets pro-Iran Amiri after election win
By Raya Jalabi BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election, met Hadi al-Amiri, leader of a pro-Iran bloc, on Sunday in what Sadr portrayed as part of an inclusive discussion about government formation. During the meeting, the political rivals discussed the results of the 2018 parliamentary elections, according to a statement from Sadr's office. "The process of government formation must [...]
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