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Man who raped stranger hours before his wedding given life term

Derry McCann subjected woman to two-hour ordeal in east London park while on parole for similar crime<p>A bridegroom who raped a stranger hours before his wedding after being released on parole for a similar crime was sentenced to life imprisonment on Friday and must serve a minimum of nine …

Will Pokémon Go suffer the same fate as Groupon?

One is a mobile game app. One is a discount shopping site. For all their differences, Pokémon Go and Groupon may share a similar fate: a rocketlike takeoff that burns through fuel without a plan to keep the company aloft.<p>Pokémon Go and Groupon share other similarities. Both are location-based. Both …

Tourist spending in UK surges after pound's Brexit slump

Tax-free shopping business Global Blue reports 7% rise in spending for July as visitors from Asia and US find their currencies go further<p>The sharp drop in the pound has attracted tourists to the UK on shopping sprees, driving a jump in tax-free spending by overseas visitors, according to industry …

Barclays shares jump as transatlantic refocus starts to pay off

LONDON (Reuters) - A corporate makeover at Barclays (BARC.L) under CEO Jess Staley showed signs of paying off on Friday as the British bank reported an improved performance in its key businesses, helping send its shares up more than 8 percent.<p>A Barclays bank office is seen at Canary Wharf in …

LCD Crushes OLED In Public TV Shoot Out Shock

For the past few years most serious AV fans have (justifiably) lauded OLED screen technology as the future of television. The startling results of a new public ‘shoot out’ between a selection of the latest cutting edge TVs, though, suggest that maybe oft-derided LCD technology is set to have the …

U.N. envoy eyes new Syrian peace talks in Geneva in August

BERLIN (Reuters) - The United Nations hopes to convene a new round of intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva in August, the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said on Friday.<p>Men ride motorcycles near damaged ground due to an airstrike in the rebel held town of Sarmada, near the …

Kiwi-made Ubco electric farm bike ideal for the strong, silent type

Ubco costs $8k and provides 100km of off-tarmac riding on a charge. Road-legal version is on the way.<p>With 2016 National Fieldays fresh in the mind, …

ISIS threat to U.S. air bases, South Korea intelligence agency warns

<b>Seoul (CNN) —</b> ISIS has collected information on 77 U.S. and NATO air force facilities around the world and is calling on supporters to attack them, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.<p>The terror group has also released information on individuals in 21 countries, including the personal …

Morning! At 11am, Joel McCrea is a cow herder planning revenge on the men who sent him to jail in Cattle Empire. https://t.co/VVFNiDMdEi

BMW vs. Mercedes-Benz: Which Luxury Automaker Is Hitting the Gas on Driverless Tech?

Image source: BMW.<p>Recently,<b>BMW</b> mentioned that it would introduce an autonomous car by 2021, called the iNext. The automaker hasn't released much detail about the vehicle, but it will most likely resemble thesimilar-sounding Vision Next 100 concept vehicle, which the company showed off back in March.<p>…

Corey Feldman: We Were ‘Passed Back And Forth’ By Hollywood Abusers

As the spotlight returns to the issue of child sexual abuse in Hollywood, one of its most famous survivors opens up.<p>Elijah Wood may have rowed back …

Eurovision Song Contest: Ukraine's Jamala wins competition

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/entertainment/1243000/1243090_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534499106_d4da829c02c8c6b8ef0cf8ac9bd83e0f<p><b>Ukraine's Jamala has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest, held in Stockholm, Sweden.</b><p>The country scored 534 points with its song 1944, …

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flame-spitting motorised drift trikes are a Good Thing

To most people – mainly toddlers – the pedal-powered tricycle is a mere stepping-stone to riding a big boy’s bicycle.<p>However, to inherent …

2016 Buick Cascada First Look

This is a whole different Buick.<p>One of General Motors’ hottest brands should continue to warm up when it brings the Opel Cascada to America and gives it a Buick badge.<p>The 2+2 convertible is unlike any modern-day Buick. It will be quick, it will be nimble, and it will be more fun than a Regal GS on …