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Tesla loses $2B in share value after Elon Musk calls analysts’ questions ‘so dry’

Ducking analysts’ questions has a price: $2 billion. Tesla Inc investors gave a rare rebuke to iconoclastic Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday after he cut off analysts asking about profit potential, sending shares down 5 per cent despite promises that...
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Stephen Hawking’s final paper on the universe says things are much simpler than we think

Stephen Hawking’s final thoughts on the universe — or rather multiverse — have been published. The renowned physicist, who died in March, explains in his final piece of writing that the multiverse is much simpler than previously thought. READ MORE: Not...
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800 jobs cut as Virgin Media to shut Swansea call centre

Image caption The Virgin Media base in Llansamlet, Swansea, opened in 2012 Almost 800 jobs are set to be axed as Virgin Media closes its call centre in Swansea. The telecommunications firm’s plans to cut its number of UK customer...
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‘Only Arabs go to jaiI’: Israel convicts Palestinian over poem

Israel has convicted a Palestinian poet for inciting violence and supporting a “terror organisation” after she published poems on her Facebook page along with images of Palestinians protesting Israeli occupation. Dareen Tatour, who has denied the c...
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Suspect in Hamas engineer assassination arrested in Croatia

Tunisia announced the arrest of a suspect in the assassination of aviation engineer Mohammed al-Zawari, who the Palestinian group Hamas claims was a member of its drone team. Zawari, 49, was killed in a hail of bullets at the wheel of...
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Sridevi Kapoor: Bollywood star wins posthumous acting gong

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Sridevi, as she was simply known, died aged 54 Bollywood actress Sridevi Kapoor, who died in February, has been named Best Actress at India’s National Film Awards for her last role. Her husband and daughters...
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Artificial Intelligence Could Help Generate the Next Big Fashion Trends

A fashion designer working on a new collection has an idea, but wonders if it’s been done before. Another is looking for historical inspiration—1950s-style wasp waists or 80s-era padded shoulders. Soon, they might turn to Cognitive Prints for help. The...
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Think You Can Design a Hotel Room Out of Ice?

Designing and building a hotel suite is no easy endeavor. Now imagine doing so using nothing but ice and snow. Since 1990, the Icehotel in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden, rebuilds itself north of the Arctic Circle each winter, creating a tourist destination...
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India dust storms: At least 100 killed in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe storms destroyed homes and uprooted trees At least 100 people have been killed and scores more injured in fierce dust storms that hit the northern Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and...
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Family of Humboldt Broncos player Ryan Straschnitzki angry over fake Facebook account

It appears another fake social media account is making the rounds, pretending to be that of a Humboldt Broncos hockey player. A Facebook account, which only began posting content on April 16, appears to be tied to Ryan Straschnitzki. READ MORE: ‘Absolute ...
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