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June 27,2017 23:40
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Huge 'Petya' cyber attack spreading across the world in potential repeat of 'Wannacry' hack

A huge cyber attack that initially hit Ukraine has spread across the world, causing major disruption. The hack was already the biggest in Ukraine's history but it has now affected other countries – including the UK, Spain and India – and may be functioning like the massive "Wannacry" attack that crippled the NHS, according to cyber security experts. The attack is hitting major...
June 27,2017 07:20
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World food supplies at risk as climate change threatens international trade, warn experts

The world’s food supplies are in danger as climate change and the increasing reliance on global trade threaten to create shortages and sudden, dramatic increases in prices, according to a new report by the leading think tank Chatham House. The report’s authors warned of a “growing risk … to human security” with the potential for “systemic disruption” and so-called Black Swan events...
June 27,2017 06:20
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Florida takes Game 1 in a CWS battle of familiar foes

Florida got a dominant performance from Brady Singer, a big defensive play when LSU was threatening and just enough offense. Now, after a 4-3 win in Game 1 of the College World Series on Monday night, the Gators are one win from their first national championship in baseball. But with LSU all-time...
June 26,2017 06:00
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World Refugee Day Gathering Held in Scranton

SCRANTON - Folks gathered to celebrate world refugee day Sunday in Scranton. Catholic Social Services of the Diocese of Scranton organized the gathering at Nay Aug Park. About 200 people came out to share their cultures through song, dance, and food.
June 24,2017 20:40
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PHOTOS: Meet Martha, World's Ugliest Dog

At least that's the assessment of judges in Petaluma, Calif., where the mastiff took the crown at this year's World's Ugliest Dog Contest. And she defeated some formidable pupposition (also pictured).
June 20,2017 15:00
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World gets first peek at Boeing '797'

The world got its first small peek at Boeing's plans for an all-new small twin-aisle aircraft, its first new airliner since its 787 Dreamliner. The first public image of the jet was unveiled here at the Paris Air Show as a teaser for what has become the commercial aviation industry's most anticipated new airliner.
June 19,2017 20:40
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Day 3 at the College World Series

Behind Alex Faedo's 11 strikeouts through seven innings, Florida won its opener over TCU. And in the first game of the day, Louisville took down Texas A&M.
June 19,2017 04:00
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College World Series: Florida ace Alex Faedo tames TCU

Alex Faedo limited TCU to two singles and struck out 11 in seven innings, and Florida posted its first College World Series shutout since 1991 with a 3-0 win Sunday night. Faedo, the Detroit Tigers' first-round draft pick this month, retired 10 in a row before turning the game over to closer Michael...
June 19,2017 04:00
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Day 2 at the College World Series

Behind Alex Faedo's 11 strikeouts through seven innings, Florida won its opener over TCU. And in the first game of the day, Louisville took down Texas A&M.