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Exclusive: Africa to get state-of-art HIV drugs for $75 a year

LONDON (Reuters) – Makers of generic AIDS drugs will start churning out millions of pills for Africa containing a state-of-the-art medicine widely used in rich countries, after securing a multi-million dollar guarantee that caps prices at just $75 per

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Technology

iOS 11: The Notes app and how it works

Is there a more versatile iOS app than Notes? It was one of the original iPhone apps, and with every update to iOS it’s become a more capable receptacle for our text, images, checklists, and just about anything else you can think of. iOS 11 How to turn off Wi-Fi …

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Australia

Liberal MP Nic Street slams same-sex marriage opponents in Tasmanian Parliament

A state government backbencher has slammed the views of same-sex marriage opponents, comments which were met with applause from the chamber on Thursday. Responding to concerns of role-playing in schools if same-sex marriage passed, Franklin …Tasmanian Liberal politician mocks anti-SSM colleagues with sheep analogy

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U.K.

“Operation Chrome was initiated”: Secretive code word used by hospital staff when Ian Brady died revealed

In a report, released at an inquest into the Moors Murderer’s death today, a doctor describes how “Operation Chrome” was “initiated” on May 15 this year. Consultant forensic psychologist Dr Noir Thomas writes that the notorious serial killer suffered Moors Murderer: Ian Brady ‘would remove feeding tube’

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WORLD

Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops

MOSCOW — Russia on Thursday issued a stern warning to U.S. forces and their allies in Syria, saying it has deployed Russian special forces alongside Syrian government troops in the battle to recapture the strategic city of Deir el-Zour and that Moscow …Russia: Special Forces Helping Syria Win Key City

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U.S.

US Navy to use Xbox controllers on highly sophisticated submarines

A Microsoft Xbox controller is seen at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, in Los Angeles, June 17, 2015. (Reuters). Virginia-class submarines, equipped with some of the U.S. Navy’s most highly advanced and sophisticated technology, will soon use …Navy plans to use Xbox controllers for new periscope systems

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Business

Ryanair pilots offered more money but may have to change holiday plans

A copy of the Ryanair AGM report is seen at the Ryanair AGM in Dublin, Ireland September 21, 2017. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne. DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ryanair (RYA.I) is offering pay rises to pilots but may force some to change their holiday plans in an Ryanair plans to make pilots change holidays

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Entertainment

Ventriloquist Darci Lynne Farmer Wins ‘America’s Got Talent’

“It just made me feel so overcome with joy and tears,” the 12-year-old performer said. By Ron Dicker · Simon Cowell’s prediction was right. Darci Lynne Farmer, the 12-year-old singing ventriloquist, won “America’s Got Talent” on Wednesday, earning $1 …EXCLUSIVE: Darci Lynne Farmer ‘Overcome With Joy’ After ‘America’s Got Talent’ Win, …

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Sports

Eli Manning stays on the high road

Unexpected storylines emerge all the time in the NFL. For Week Two, the lingering talking points came from Ezekiel Elliott going too easy after a turnover — and from Ben McAdoo going too hard on Eli Manning. McAdoo continues to absorb criticism for …Manning on McAdoo criticism: ‘He knows I can …

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Technology

How to turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth in iOS 11 for real

In the good old days of iOS 10 (and previous versions), you could turn off Wi-Fi and Bluetooth whenever you felt like it by invoking Control Center or by diving into the Settings app. The latter is the more annoying option, although if you’ve got 3D iOS 11’s Control Center …

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