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Carrie Underwood makes chart history
Carrie Underwood just became the first female country artist to have four No. 1 albums at the top of the all-genre charts, according to Billboard. 
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North West makes her runway debut
North West has continued her foray into fashion. 
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AP Explains: The US push to boost 'quantum computing'
YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. (AP) A race by U.S. tech companies to build a new generation of powerful "quantum computers" could get a $1.3 billion boost from Congress, fueled in part by lawmakers' fear of growing competition from China.Legislation... 
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How to write a will that won't trigger a family feud
Creating an estate plan is a gift to the people you leave behind. By expressing your wishes, you're trying to guide your loved ones at a difficult, emotional time.All too often, though, well-meaning people do things destined to... 
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Private jets, favors to son detailed in FIFA official's case
GENEVA (AP) FIFA spent $11.7 million in less than three years on private jets, including luxury sight-seeing trips for a top official, a newly published legal document shows.Jerome Valcke, then the FIFA secretary general, was... 
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Doctor Who: Jodie Whittaker lands in Sheffield for red carpet premiere
Jodie Whittaker unveils the first episode of her Doctor Who series to fans. 
© 2018 BBCWorld 2:55am 

Germany looking to sell costly, rarely used drone to Canada
BERLIN (AP) Germany wants to sell Canada a second-hand drone that's cost over 700 million euros ($823 million) without many of the core components it needs to fly.A government reply to opposition Left Party lawmakers states... 
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China shuts down 4,000 websites in purge on 'improper values'
It says it targeted "harmful" online content, spreading "improper values, vulgarity or obscenity". 
© 2018 BBCWorld 2:05am 

Gamer with terminal cancer achieves 'Ultimate' goal
Chris Taylor who has bone cancer got to play Nintendo's Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game early following a social media campaign. 
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Fall TV: 'Manifest,' 'FBI' lead wave of new flights, but don't land
Fall TV is underway. Previewing some of this week's new network series premieres: 
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'Murphy Brown,' 'Magnum P.I.' get very different makeovers
"Murphy Brown" and "Magnum P.I." return to the CBS lineup this week, giving the network an it's-the-'80s-all-over-again one-two marketing punch. These are, however, very different makeovers -- the first a contemporary, Trump-referencing revival that occasionally suffers from over-reaching for topicality; the latter a light, blue-skies reboot, on a network whose lineup already features similar updates of "Hawaii Five-O" and "MacGyver." 
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Global stocks slip after US and China impose new tariffs
NEW YORK (AP) Global stocks are slipping Monday after the U.S. and China officially placed new tariffs on each other's goods. China also reportedly pulled out of a meeting to discuss further trade talks. Oil prices are climbing... 
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Tommy McDonald, speedy Hall of Fame receiver, dies at 84
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Tommy McDonald, the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 1960 NFL championship, has died. He was 84.His death was announced... 
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Players' union reiterates disapproval of league match in US
MADRID (AP) The Spanish players' association remains against the league's plan to play a regular-season match in the United States despite receiving more detailed information.The association was not convinced with the league's... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 3:15am 

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern uses New York platform to boost climate change funding
it may be controversial at home - but Jacinda Ardern's announcement of New Zealand's oil and gas ban at a key climate change event in New York has had a warm response. 
© 2018 2:55am 

Weight Watchers slims down name to WW
NEW YORK (AP) Weight Watchers is trimming its name to just two letters: WW.The company says it is renaming itself to focus more on overall wellness and not just dieting. Its app, for example, will offer tips and meditation and... 
© 2018 NZ Herald 2:35am 

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