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  • Woods ends five-year drought with Tour Championship triumph
    Tiger Woods was moved to the brink of tears after capturing his first title since 2013 with a two-stroke triumph at the Tour Championship in Atlanta on Sunday that proved he was far from washed up at the age of 42.

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  • Yen climbs as China halts trade talks with U.S.; oil rallies
    The safe haven yen gained on Monday in holiday-thinned trading as China canceled upcoming tariff talks with the United States, ratcheting up tensions while oil prices jumped after top producers including Russia ruled out boosting crude output.

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  • Accuser of Trump's Supreme Court nominee to testify on Thursday
    The university professor who has accused Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, of sexual assault will testify before a Senate panel on Thursday about her allegation, her lawyers and the committee said on Sunday.

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  • List of players with most all-time victories on PGA Tour
    List of players with most career win on the PGA Tour following Tiger Woods' victory at the Tour Championship on Sunday:

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  • Timeline for Tiger Woods since 2013
    Timeline for Tiger Woods in the five years between his 79th and 80th PGA Tour victories:

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  • Canada PM says informal NAFTA talks likely in next few days at U.N.
    U.S. and Canadian officials trying to reach a deal on NAFTA are "very likely" to hold informal talks on the sidelines of a major U.N. meeting in the next few days, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Sunday.

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  • Cuba's new president makes first trip to old Cold War foe United States
    Cuba's new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, arrived in New York on Sunday for his first trip to the United States, where he will denounce the decades-old U.S. trade embargo on his country at the U.N. General Assembly, state-run media reported.

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  • From reality TV to U.N., Trump to wield Security Council gavel
    He has chaired board meetings, cabinet meetings and starred in a reality television show, but on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump will wield the gavel in the United Nations Security Council to denounce Iran for what it sees as its malign regional behavior.

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  • Opposition leader Solih says he has won Maldives election
    Maldives opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, who fought a bitter election campaign against President Abdulla Yameen, said he had won Sunday's presidential vote with a 16 percent margin after 92 percent of the votes had been counted.

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  • Danger remains even as flood waters recede in Hurricane Florence's aftermath
    Rivers and waterways in North and South Carolina were expected to crest on Sunday and remain at dangerous flood levels for days, the U.S. National Weather Service warned more than a week after the arrival of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people.

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  • US tells Iran to 'look in the mirror' after Ahvaz attack
    The US ambassador to the UN dismisses claims Gulf states and the US enabled a deadly attack in Iran.

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  • The Aquarius: Migrant rescue ship has registration revoked
    The move puts doubt on the future of the Aquarius, the last private rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

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  • Five things to know for the week ahead
    Your Monday briefing on the most important stories coming up over the next seven days.

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  • Cameroon atrocity: Finding the soldiers who killed this woman
    In July 2018 a horrifying video began to circulate on social media. It shows two women and two young children being led away at gunpoint by a group of Cameroonian soldiers.

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  • France removes toxic tyres from failed reef project
    Instead of teeming with marine life, the tyres were leaking toxic chemicals and fish avoided them.

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  • Tiger Woods wins for first time in five years
    Tiger Woods wins the season-ending Tour Championship to claim his first victory in five years, while Justin Rose secures the FedEx Cup.

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  • Maldives election: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih claims victory
    Opposition leader Ibrahim Mohamed Solih urges a peaceful transition of power from his predecessor.

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  • Brett Kavanaugh: Judge accuser agrees to testify on Thursday
    Christine Blasey Ford agrees to appear at a Senate panel over the Supreme Court nominee allegations.

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  • UN agency's U-turn after unpaid internships row
    The World Health Organization offers paid internships for the first time in 50 years, after a row.

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  • Swiss voters reject 'fair food' plans
    Swiss voters have overwhelmingly rejected two proposals on ethical and sustainable food.

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  • The curious sudden rise of free US election 'net security guardians

    There is no such thing as a gratis lunch, after all

    Analysis Nothing super-fuels a security sales pitch like the sort of threat it?s hard to ignore.?

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  • Virus screener goes down, Intel patches more chips, Pegasus government spying code spreads across globe

    Plus: Gov pay sites take a dive, and more

    Roundup When we weren't dealing with malware bricked-breweries, poorly-wiped servers or litigious vendors, we had a number of other security headaches to keep busy with.?

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  • US cities react in fury to FCC's $2bn break for 5G telcos: We'll be picking up the tab, say officials

    Federal price cap will undercut existing agreements, says just about every big city in America

    A plan to impose a federal price cap and one-size-fits-all model for the rollout of next-generation mobile networks has been met with fury by US cities.?

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  • Fat chance: Cholesterol leads boffins to discover world's oldest animal fossil ? 558m years old

    We've all got a little, er, Richardinsonia in our animal family tree, it appears

    Video A fossil of the earliest known animal on Earth has been discovered in cliffs along the White Sea on the northwest coast of Russia.?

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  • Twitter: Don't panic, but we may have leaked your DMs to rando devs

    Internet outrage mobile insists year-long API bug would have been super-hard to exploit

    Twitter is in full damage control mode after disclosing that it may have inappropriately exposed some unlucky twits' private tweets and direct messages to strangers.?

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  • Couldn't give a fsck about patching? Well, that's your WordPress website pwned, then

    Fiends use vulns to lure victims into tech support scams

    Website admins are urged to update their WordPress installations as soon as possible to the latest version following a rash of attacks exploiting known vulnerabilities in the web publishing software.?

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  • Buried in the hype, one little detail: Amazon's Alexa-on-a-chip could steal smart home market

    But then again, it doesn't actually exist, so...

    Analysis Amid the enormous bundle of digital-assistant devices and technology Amazon super-hyped this week, one particular component has the potential to change the future of the smart home market.?

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  • Windows Admin Center gets an update, just in time for Server 2019

    Who wouldn't like a Honolulu holiday? Legacy Windows admins, that's who

    Microsoft has released Windows Admin Center 1809 and its SDK, with a variety of tweaks and enhancements to Redmond?s latest take on managing a Windows environment.?

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  • HP Ink should cough up $1.5m for bricking printers using unofficial cartridges ? lawsuit

    Stung punters seek compo for 'security feature' update

    HP Inc customers in the US have asked a California court to sign off on a $1.5m settlement over a firmware update that bricked printers using third-party ink cartridges.?

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  • iFixit engineers have an L of a time pulling apart Apple's iPhone XS

    Battery has a weird shape, power is down but hey, it has a hidden Notch!

    The screwdriver fiddlers at iFixit have inflicted their usual brand of affection upon Apple?s pricey new phones and found a battery of a most unusual shape.?

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rss: ars technica

  • Four maps show how electricity generation has changed in the US
    Nuclear got a boost in several states as coal was retired.

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  • Low pay, poor prospects, and psychological toll: The perils of microtask work
    UN questions whether this work has any benefits for society.

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  • Solar panels replaced tarmac on a motorway. Here are the results.
    Several factors work against this oddly popular idea.

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  • OnePlus takes just 45 days to bring Android 9 Pie to the OnePlus 6
    The OnePlus 5T took five months, but now the company has cut down to 45 days.

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  • ?Rainbow? weevil could hold the secret to generating nature?s colors in the lab
    Similar mechanism might be used to make cosmetics and paints with more vivid hues.

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  • Cody Wilson arrives back in the States, enters US Marshals custody
    Wilson will initially be booked into the Harris County Jail located in Houston.

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  • Thrustmaster TPR: The best flight sim pedals you can buy in a store like a normal person
    High quality, high precision, and mod-friendly?even if they look a little odd.

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  • AI learns to decipher images based on spoken words?almost like a toddler
    Neural networks keep getting better at unsupervised learning.

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  • Two Japanese robots are now happily hopping on an asteroid [Updated]
    Each rover weighs about a kilogram and will bounce across the asteroid's surface.

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  • Review: Founders of Gloomhaven groans beneath its own weight
    There's a good board game buried deep beneath this finicky city-builder.

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