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Wall Street Journal

Flight-Simulator Enthusiasts Confident of Real-World Skills
Wall Street Journal
Last year, two million units of vehicle-simulation games for PCs and consoles were sold world-wide, the most common being flight simulators, according to the market-research firm NPD Group. Josh Edgar, a 25-year-old technology consultant who lives in ...



Washington Post

Searchers find the sunken stern of a doomed World War II destroyer off the coast of Alaska
Washington Post
The USS Abner Read had finished one leg of its anti-submarine patrol and was turning to start the next. Off the shore of Kiska, in Alaska's Aleutian chain, the sea was calm, and the moon could be glimpsed behind clouds and mist. It was Aug. 18, 1943.

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SB Nation

Little League World Series 2018: Bracket, schedule, teams, and ...
SB Nation
The top 12- and 13-year-old baseball teams on the planet are in Williamsport, Pennsylvania for the 2018 Little League World Series, with 16 teams set to play 32 ...

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CNBC

These are the top 10 most liveable cities in the world
CNBC
Cities in the U.S. aren't as "liveable" as those in Australia, Japan and Canada. This is according to The Global Liveability Index 2018, an annual report by The Economist Intelligence Unit released August 14. Out of 140 cities around the world ...
Karachi ranked among world's least liveable citiesDAWN.com
World's least liveable cities dominated by crime, civil unrest and terrorism9news.com.au
Singapore loses lead over Hong Kong in list of world's most liveable citiesChannel NewsAsia

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MLB.com (press release) (blog)

Aretha Franklin's performance of the national anthem at the 1993 World Series was indelible
MLB.com (press release) (blog)
The world lost one of the greatest musicians of all time Thursday when Aretha Franklin -- The Queen of Soul -- passed away from pancreatic cancer at age 76. While her legacy is defined by winning 18 Grammy Awards and being the first woman inducted into ...
From McCartney to Streisand to Oprah, the world mourns Aretha Franklin as 'the queen of our souls'Los Angeles Times
The sports world pays tribute to Aretha Franklin following the singer's death at 76CBSSports.com
Seven times Aretha Franklin won over the sports worldThe Undefeated
Yahoo Sports -PEOPLE.com -For The Win
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BBC News

Wheat gene map to help 'feed the world'
BBC News
The whole of human civilisation should be very excited with this because for the first time now we'll be able to make the advances that scientists and plant breeders have wanted to do in wheat in a much more targeted manner and so feed the world in the ...

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Fox News

World War II-era submarine flooded by vandals in New Jersey
Fox News
The intruders boarded the World War II-era vessel, which is berthed in a New Jersey river, and opened underwater hatches, flooding the sub. The thieves also stole several plaques. Navy veteran Jack Brown, a trustee on the Submarine Memorial Association ...

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Forbes

The World's Thinnest Gaming Laptop Has A Puzzling Design Choice
Forbes
Today Asus announced the thinnest gaming laptop in the world, the crown for which constantly bounces between companies like it, MSI and Razer. That got my attention! Especially since the Zephyrus S has narrow bezels that can accommodate a 15.6" ...
Asus ROG Zephyrus S is 'world's thinnest gaming laptop'TechRadar

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Fox News

Scarlett Johansson is world's highest-paid actress
Fox News
Forbes has just released its World's Highest-Paid Actress list for 2018 and Scarlett Johansson is the top earner, thanks in large part to her unstoppable Marvel alter ego. Between June 1, 2017 and June 1, 2018, the 33-year-old actress pulled in $40.5 ...
The World's Highest-Paid Actresses 2018: Scarlett Johansson Steals The Spotlight With $40.5 MillionForbes
Scarlett Johansson is world's best-paid actress, Forbes saysBBC News

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MIT Technology Review

The World Economic Forum warns that AI may destabilize the ...
MIT Technology Review
Increased use of machine learning and cloud services could make the financial world more vulnerable.

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