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[Update: Verizon denies] Verizon will reportedly stop selling Google phones, starting with Pixel 4a - 9to5Google
Until the Pixel 3a, Google exclusively partnered with Verizon to sell phones in the US. That close relationship wound down further when the Pixel 4 launched on all four major carriers last year. A new report this evening alleges that Verizon will stop selling… [+2392 chars]

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Contigo recalls nearly 6 million of its kids water bottles due to a choking hazard. Again. - CNN

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HTC unveils new Vive Cosmos VR lineup with swappable faceplates - The Verge
One for gamers, one for AR, one for Angry Birds Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge HTC is expanding its range of virtual reality headsets today with multiple new variants of the Vive Cosmos. The original Cosmos launched last year as a $699 high-end… [+2663 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-02-20T13:24:37Z

 

 

L Brands confirms Les Wexner to step down as CEO after closing of Victoria's Secret sale - 10TV
L Brands has confirmed Les Wexner will step down as chairman and chief executive officer of the company after the closing of the sale of Victoria's Secret. The company said a 55% interest of Victorias Secret will be sold to Sycamore Partners, which is a priv… [+2258 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-02-20T13:22:24Z

 

 

Coronavirus live updates: Drop in new cases reported in China after change in diagnostic criteria - CBS News
For the second time in a week, China has changed the way it diagnosis new cases of the coronavirus, resulting in a huge drop in reported cases on Thursday. Chinese authorities reported 394 new cases over the previous 24 hours, down sharply from the 1,749 new … [+1050 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-02-20T13:07:00Z

 

 

What should we do if a 'planet-killer' asteroid takes aim at Earth? - Livescience.com
If a giant object looks like it's going to slam into Earth, humanity has a few options: Hammer it with a spacecraft hard enough to knock it off course, blast it with nuclear weapons, tug on it with a gravity tractor, or even slow it down using concentrated su… [+6784 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-02-20T13:01:00Z

 

 

Animal Crossing New Horizons Nintendo Direct: Watch the livestream here - Polygon
Nintendo will go in-depth on Animal Crossing for Switch

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Time Stamp 2020-02-20T13:00:00Z

 

 

You’re not alone: All Galaxy phones got the mysterious ‘1’ notification, Samsung clarifies - Android Police
Late last night, Samsung sent a weird “1 1” notification to all Galaxy phone users around the globe, which stirred up discussions across social platforms. The notification came from the preinstalled Find My Mobile app—Samsung’s alternative to Google’s Find My… [+1522 chars]

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Time Stamp 2020-02-20T12:55:00Z

 

 

Kanye West Is Getting Roasted for Leaving Kim Kardashian in an Elevator to Carry All Their Bags - Cosmopolitan.com
  • Kim Kardashian and Kanye West were caught kissing in an elevator while in Paris. Cute!
  • Kanye legit ended the kiss by walking out of the elevator, leaving Kim with the bags, and letting the doors close on her. Good times.
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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T12:33:00Z

     

     

    Morgan Stanley to Acquire E*TRADE, Creating a Leader in all Major Wealth Management Channels - Business Wire
    NEW YORK & ARLINGTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) and E*TRADE Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: ETFC) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Morgan Stanley will acquire E*TRADE, a leading financial services company and pione… [+16421 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T12:30:00Z

     

     

    P.S.G. President Is Charged in FIFA Bribery Case - The New York Times
    The al-Khelaifi episode has been hugely embarrassing for UEFA, which faced regular questioning about how al-Khelaifi could remain on its board while he was under criminal investigation. He has been charged in a separate bribery case by prosecutors in France. … [+1291 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T12:22:00Z

     

     

    Why Ryan Newman Crashed—And Why He Survived - The Federalist
    On Wednesday, a feat some viewed as miraculous happened: NASCAR driver Ryan Newman walked out of Halifax Medical Center less than 48 hours after a dramatic crash in the season-opening Daytona 500: Best sight ever!!! https://t.co/g1G3VDwpi1pic.twitter.com/kMs… [+5188 chars]

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    2 women killed when Mercedes-Benz falls off Florida ferry; Coast Guard investigating - USA TODAY
    Emma Afra, of Miami, and Viviane Brahms, were found in a vehicle that sank after falling from a Florida ferry. USA TODAY A ritzy South Florida island community was in shock after two women died when a Mercedes-Benz rolled off a ferry into a shipping channel… [+2751 chars]

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    Bernie Sanders misled America. Voters aren't comfortable with a socialist President - CNN

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    Coronavirus updates: 2 passengers die after leaving 'chaotic' quarantined cruise ship - NBC News
    2 people who were on quarantined cruise ship in Japan have died Quarantine on Diamond Princess cruise ship 'chaotic,' Japanese expert claims Number of new confirmed cases drops in Hubei province South Korea confirms first death of person infected with c… [+6477 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T10:55:00Z

     

     

    Trump, tweeting a Tucker Carlson segment, hints of possible pardon for Roger Stone - Washington Post
    President Trump could end this travesty in an instant with a pardon, and there are indications tonight that he will do that, the Fox News host said on his show Wednesday night, noting the series of pardons the president has already offered this week. Around … [+1581 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T10:44:00Z

     

     

    Coronavirus: China expels reporters for article it deemed racist - BBC News - BBC News
    China has ordered three foreign journalists of the Wall Street Journal to leave the country over an opinion piece it said was "racist". The article published on 3 February criticised the country's response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The Chinese for… [+423 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T10:41:24Z

     

     

    Jeff Bezos writes a short climate mystery - Axios
    The most striking thing about Jeff Bezos' new climate philanthropy is the size. A close second is the information void about what it will actually do. Catch up fast: The Amazon founder on Monday announced a $10 billion fund to help scientists, nonprofits and… [+3655 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T10:32:11Z

     

     

    Pennsylvania Roman Catholic diocese files for bankruptcy after $12M in sex-abuse settlements - Fox News
    The Roman Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, months after admitting it paid more than $12 million to victims sexually abused by their clerics as children. The filing said the diocese “faces potentially significant e… [+2115 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T09:45:40Z

     

     

    Cruise Passenger Whose Coronavirus Infection Went Undetected Shows It May Not Be Possible to Stop the Outbreak From Spreading - Yahoo News
    Just the rumor that there could be coronavirus aboard the Westerdam led five ports to deny the luxury cruise ship entry earlier this month. When Cambodia finally agreed to let the vessel dock at Sihanoukville on Feb. 13, the Holland America cruise line and pu… [+7954 chars]

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    Time Stamp 2020-02-20T07:59:00Z