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Karrueche Tran's Restraining Order in Effect During Chris Brown's BET Awards Appearance

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Chris Brown & Karrueche BET Made Sure to Keep Them Apart During Award Show 6/26/2017 12:58 PM PDT EXCLUSIVE The BET Awards made special plans to accommodate Karrueche Tran‘s restraining order against Chris Brown … even though he was scheduled to perform and she was a presenter.  Production sources tell TMZ … Karrueche was given a heads-up by BET producers that Chris ...

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Russia targets Telegram app after St Petersburg bombing

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Image copyright EPA Image caption The bomber killed 15 people and wounded dozens more in the 3 April attack Russia’s FSB security agency has said the Telegram mobile messaging app was used by a suicide bomber who killed 15 people in St Petersburg in April. Authorities have already threatened to block the app, founded by Russian businessman Pavel Durov, for ...

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UK Parliament Investigates Cyberattack On User Accounts

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LONDON (AP) – British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country’s Parliament after discovering “unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.”  A statement from the House of Commons said that as a precaution, remote email access for members has been disabled in order to protect the network from hackers.  “As a result, some Members of Parliament (lawmakers) and staff cannot ...

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Week in Review, June 24

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A round up of some of the week’s most significant corporate events and news stories. Barclays and former top brass charged with fraud Barclays, its former chief executive and three other top ex-bankers were charged over arrangements struck with Qatar during the bank’s 2008 fundraising to stay out of UK government control, writes Caroline Binham in London. Clockwise from top ...

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Koch network withholding support of Senate health-care bill, pushing for changes

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Charles Koch stands for a portrait in 2015. (Patrick T. Fallon/For The Washington Post) COLORADO SPRINGS — The Koch network is working with conservative allies behind the scenes to make changes to the Senate health-care bill that was unveiled this week, declining to endorse the measure as it stands. As hundreds of donors gathered Saturday for a three-day seminar organized ...

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Mike Comrie Rape Case Rejected Over Holes In Sodomy Claim

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Mike Comrie Rape Case Rejected Over Holes In Sodomy Claim 6/24/2017 12:50 AM PDT EXCLUSIVE Ex-NHL star Mike Comrie will NOT be charged with rape — after prosecutors say there was reasonable doubt as to whether his accuser consented to anal sex during a sexual encounter in February.  TMZ Sports broke the story … Comrie was investigated over a Feb. ...

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Tech Tent: Uber at a crossroads

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Stream or download the latest Tech Tent podcast Listen to previous episodes on the BBC website Listen live every Friday at 15:00 GMT on the BBC World Service On the Tech Tent podcast this week, we explore the stunning resignation of Uber chief executive Travis Kalanick. We also hear why Indian IT workers are suffering mass lay-offs – and we ...

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Trump Administration Rejects U.N. Call for Abortions

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Saying “Abortion is not family planning,” the United States rejected part of a United Nations resolution designed to help female victims of violence around the world. The one point of contention is the portion of the resolution calling on countries to provide abortions to women who’ve been abused and to give information about abortions.  The U.S. objection to the abortion ...

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Apple chip dispute proves too great a stretch of Imagination

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Karaoke. Botox. Speakerphones. None of these could really be deemed the 20th century’s greatest invention. So it is hard to feel sorry for Daisuke Inoue, Dr Jean Carruthers and Walter L Shaw — who each missed out on millions by failing to patent their respective ideas. Smartphones, tablets, connected TVs. All of these, however, could claim to be the greatest ...

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Trump says he has no ‘tapes’ of Comey conversations

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President Trump tweeted on June 22 that he doesn’t possess — and didn’t record — tapes of his private conversations with former FBI director James B. Comey. (Peter Stevenson/The Washington Post) President Trump said Thursday that he does not have “tapes” of his private conversations with then-FBI Director James B. Comey, finally ending a mystery of his own creation that ...

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