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(CNN) -- Microsoft Solitaire, the epic time-waster that has helped countless office workers get through the boring parts of their day, has been inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The game has been distributed on more than a billion computers around the world since...
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CANBERRA, Australia. -- Uber is facing a new legal challenge Down Under. More than 6,000 taxi drivers and car-hire operators are suing Uber in Australia, signing on to a major class action lawsuit. The suit alleges that Uber defied regulations and operated illegally in Australia...
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LONDON -- Julian Assange appeared in a London court by videolink from a high-security prison on Thursday as his battle against extradition to the United States on a computer hacking conspiracy charge gets underway. Assange, speaking from Belmarsh prison, was wearing a sports...
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CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro claims his troops have defeated a "coup" attempt amid calls by opposition leader Juan Guaido for protesters to return to the streets Wednesday. In a live televised address Tuesday night, his first since the apparent...
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TOKYO -- Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries. His son, Crown Prince Naruhito, 59, will be inaugurated as the 126th emperor...
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Calling burqas "a security risk and a flag of fundamentalism," Sri Lanka's president is banning the garment worn by some Muslim women. The move follows a series of bombings on Easter Sunday that killed more than 250 people and wounded at least 500 in Sri...
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka -- Sri Lankans of different faiths were being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks Friday, as the country's prime minister that security forces are still working to pick up terrorist "sleepers." The call to avoid places of worship comes as Sri...
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COLOMBO -- A Sri Lankan business tycoon is being accused of helping his two sons carry out the Easter Sunday suicide bombings that killed over 350 people and injured hundreds more in coordinated attacks on churches and hotels across Sri Lanka. Spice trader Mohamed Yusuf Ibrahim...
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PARIS -- The spire atop the iconic Notre Dame cathedral collapsed amid a devastating fire at the Paris cathedral on Monday that has been burning for several hours. Flames and thick plumes of smoke billowed from the cathedral, including at the bell tower and up the spire, which...