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Hong Kong floating restaurant sinks in South China Sea

Jumbo floating restaurant, a once famed but financially struggling Hong Kong tourist attraction, sank in the South China Sea after being towed away from the city, its parent company said Monday. It capsized on Sunday near the Paracel Islands after it “encountered…
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Porsche 911. 50th Anniversary of the world's fastest german car

When it appeared, in 1972, the Porsche 911 Carrera RS 2.7 caused amazement by the option of a large “spoiler” at the rear, which earned it the nickname “duck tail”. More relevant, however, was its status as the fastest German production car of its era. Initially…
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Netflix seeks recruits for real-life 'Squid Game'

Want to play “Squid Game” for real? Netflix is looking for recruits to compete for millions of dollars — and even promises not to have you violently murdered if you lose. “With the largest cast in reality TV history, 456 real players will enter the…
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Lucky Luke's album returns in October, in vegan mode

Publisher Dargaud has announced that Lucky Luke’s new album will be titled “L’arche de Rantanplan”, something like “The Ark of Rantanplan”, with an obvious reference to Noah’s vessel. Achdé, the pseudonym of Hervé Damenton, who…
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Woman says Bill Cosby forced her to have sex

Judy Huth, seeking unspecified damages, said she had come to the famous Los Angeles mansion at Cosby’s invitation after she and her friend met him a few days earlier at a public park where he was filming a movie. After spending time with Cosby and her friend in a…
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Musk offloads $4 bn in Tesla shares after Twitter deal

Tesla chief Elon Musk sold about $4 billion worth of shares in the electric carmaker in the days after Twitter’s board agreed to his $44 billion takeover of the social media platform Musk sold 4.4 million Tesla shares on Tuesday and Wednesday — according to…
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5G phones may interfere with aircraft: French regulator

The latest generation of smartphones, 5G, can interfere with aircraft altitude instruments, the French Civil Aviation Authority warned Tuesday as it recommended they should be turned off during flight. “The utilisation of 5G devices onboard aircraft could lead to…
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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are expecting their second child

A spokesman for the couple confirmed this Sunday that the couple is expecting their second child. “We can confirm that Archie will be an older brother. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex are very happy to be expecting their second child, ”said Harry and Meghan’s…