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Uber refused renewal of licence in British city

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:28

London, Dec 13 (IANS) Councillors from the British city of York have refused to renew Uber's licence to operate in the area after they received several complaints from hackney carriage and private hire drivers about the company.

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US helicopter's window falls on Japanese school

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 14:16

Tokyo, Dec 13 (IANS) A window of an US military helicopter fell on the grounds of an elementary school in Okinawa in Japan on Wednesday, injuring a student and sparking a backlash from officials.

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HP releases patch to stop keyboard-tracking bug

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 13:20

London, Dec 13 (IANS) HP has released a patch to remove keylogging software that was accidentally installed on nearly 500 computer models. These laptops were released with software that can track every key stroke.

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S.Korea's Moon visits China to discuss Pyongyang

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 11:44

Seoul, Dec 13 (IANS) South Korea's President Moon Jae-in on Wednesday left for China on a four-day visit. He will meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss the North Korean crisis and bilateral issues.

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Crack found in Japan bullet train: Operator

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 10:42

Tokyo, Dec 13 (IANS) A crack and oil leak was found underneath a running shinkansen bullet train in the first "serious incident" affecting the Japanese high-speed train system since 2001, media reported on Wednesday.

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Democrats win US senate seat in Alabama

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:32

Washington, Dec 13 Democrat Doug Jones knocked off Republican Roy Moore in the race for an Alabama Senate seat "dealing a stunning blow" to US President Donald Trump, who endorsed the latter.

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Russian defence delegation visits N. Korea

Wed, 12/13/2017 - 09:04

Pyongyang, Dec 13 (IANS) A delegation of the Russian Defence Ministry is visiting North Korea amid efforts "to revise the policy of mutual threat and intimidation", media reports said.

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