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Day: August 6, 2016

Australia rallies, beats host Brazil 84-66 in Olympic opener

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Liz Cambage scored 20 points and grabbed 14 rebounds, and Australia rallied from a 12-point deficit in the first half and beat host Brazil 84-66 Saturday in women’s Olympic basketball group play. Leilani Mitchell added 18 points and Penny Taylor finished with 17 points as the second-ranked team in the […]

Backlash against BBC's 'intrusive' new TV licence spy vans

A spokesman for Privacy International said: “While TV Licensing have long been able to examine the electromagnetic spectrum to watch for and investigate incorrect usage of their services, the revelation that they are potentially developing technology to monitor home Wi-Fi networks is startlingly invasive.”  Even some of the BBC’s strongest supporters fear the new detection […]

ISIS leader killed in Sinai, Egypt says

Story highlights Egyptian army announces it has killed a key ISIS leader in the Sinai The jihadist group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis, aka Wilayat Sinai, claimed it took down an airliner full of Russian tourists in 2015 Dead is the head of the Ansar Bait al-Maqdis movement, identified as Abu Duaa al-Ansari, and a number of […]

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