BUSINESS

Icahn Mocks Ackman’s ‘Obsession’ After Raising Herbalife Stake – Bloomberg »

Herbalife Ltd. backer Carl Icahn waited until after Friday’s market close to contradict fellow billionaire Bill Ackman, spending the day adding 2.3 million shares to his stake in the nutrition…

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Fed’s Yellen sees stronger case for interest rate hike – Reuters »

JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. The Federal Reserve is getting closer to raising interest rates again, the head of the U.S. central bankand other policymakers said on Friday in comments that left…

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ENTERTAINMENT

Drake Surprises Rihanna With the Sweetest Present Ahead of the VMAs — See the Pic! – Entertainment Tonight »

John Stamos, Kate Upton and More Celebs Celebrate National Dog Day Drake Surprises Rihanna With the…

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GOP insiders: Moderating on immigration helps Trump – Politico »

Donald Trump signaled this week he will “soften” his proposals on immigration policy — and nearly two-thirds of Republican insiders…

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Netflix September 2016 Movie and TV Titles Announced – ComingSoon.net »

Netflix September 2016 Movie and TV Titles Announced The Netflix September 2016 movies and TV titles have been announced and…

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JLo shares message on heartbreak following Casper Smart split – New York Daily News »

Love may not cost a thing — but a breakup will you bring some public JLo bashing. …

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TECHNOLOGY

Facebook ditches helpful Trending Topic descriptions for global scale – TechCrunch »

Twitter’s “Trends” are often confusing. Why is #MPBMS or #TechMunch trending? You had to click through and figure it out for yourself. When Facebook copied Twitter’s trends in 2014, it vastly improved them by adding human-written descriptions right below so you knew if you cared…

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Stop fretting about the Note 7’s performance – The Verge »

Stop fretting about the Note 7’s performance – The Verge

The Galaxy Note 7 is this year’s best new phone, edging out Samsung’s own S7 Edge, and easily the most talked-about new device of the summer. But with great fame comes great scrutiny, and this week has seen the Note 7 subjected to allegations of…

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Google X’s newest hire suggests it is trying to jump-start its self-driving car business – Recode »

Google’s self-driving car project has hired another senior leader in a sign that, just maybe, it is inching its way to becoming a stand-alone company and an actual real-world thing. Shaun Stewart, Airbnb’s global head of vacation rentals since 2014, is now the director of…

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How well does Facebook know your politics? – kgw.com »

SEATTLE – How well does Facebook know your politics? It turns out the social media giant classifies you on a scale ranging from very liberal to very conservative. The New York Times reported this week that users can now search how they’re categorized by logging…

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SCIENCE

This Weird Galaxy Is Actually 99.99 Percent Dark Matter – Space.com »

Astronomers have discovered a galaxy as big as the Milky Way that consists almost entirely of dark matter, a mysterious and invisible substance that…

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Jupiter, get ready for your close-up: Juno is coming – Los Angeles Times »

Spacecraft don’t get to sleep in on the weekend—and neither do their scientists. On Saturday at 5:51 a.m. Pacific, NASA’s Juno spacecraft will swing within…

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Asia

China Is Fueling a Submarine Arms Race in the Asia-Pacific – Foreign Policy

With China plowing money into its military machine and making aggressive claims to disputed island chains, Beijing’s regional rivals are investing in the one weapon that can undercut the increasingly potent People’s Liberation Army. Across South…

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Mid-East

Mid-East States Attempt To Diversify Economies Amid Low Oil Prices – Forbes

Mid-East States Attempt To Diversify Economies Amid Low Oil Prices – Forbes}…

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Africa

Japan’s Abe pledges $30 billion for Africa over next three years – Reuters

NAIROBI Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told African leaders on Saturday that his country will commit $30 billion in public and private support for infrastructure development on the continent. Resource-poor Japan has long been interested in…

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WORLD

Residents Abandon Daraya as Government Seizes a Symbol of Syria’s Rebellion – New York Times

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Europe

Europe: The Substitution of a Population – Gatestone Institute

Deaths that exceed births might sound like science fiction, but they are now Europe’s reality. It just happened. During 2015, 5.1 million babies were born in the EU, while 5.2 million persons died, meaning that the…

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FOOTBALL

Plenty of new college football fans for 1st game of season (Aug 27, 2016) – FOXSports.com

SYDNEY (AP) It was more than two hours before the start of Saturday’s U.S. college season opener between California and Hawaii, and Anthony Goodluck and his son were already milling outside Sydney’s Olympic stadium, soaking up…

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TRAVEL

Clifton Park travel agency accused of scheming customers out of thousands – NEWS10 ABC

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A local woman is warning others after she claims a local travel agency schemed her out of thousands of dollars. Sand Dollar Travel is a travel agency based out of Clifton…

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UK

UK could remain in ‘looser’ EU – Lord O’Donnell – BBC News

Image caption Lord O’Donnell: Public opinion could change A former head of the civil service has said the UK might remain in a “more loosely aligned” European Union, despite the referendum vote to leave. Lord O’Donnell…

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