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HBO's first televised female boxing match breaking 'the last barrier'

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:14am
In HBO's 45-year history, the network has never aired a female boxing match -- but that is soon to change.
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Facebook Brags That Messenger Has 300,000 Business Bots

Slashdot - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:00am
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mashable: At F8, Facebook's Vice President of Messaging Products, David Marcus, jovially reported that Messenger's integration with business is going swimmingly. According to Marcus, over 8 billion messages have been sent between people and businesses. And there are 300,000 monthly active bots engaging with customers on messenger. Facebook introduced messenger bots for businesses at F8 in 2016. The idea is that bots allow for automated communication between businesses and customers, helping with issues like product recommendations and customer service. According to Marcus, that 300,000 number grew from just 100,000 monthly active bots in its first year.

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Facebook Brags That Messenger Has 300,000 Business Bots

Slashdot - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 8:00am
An anonymous reader quotes a report from Mashable: At F8, Facebook's Vice President of Messaging Products, David Marcus, jovially reported that Messenger's integration with business is going swimmingly. According to Marcus, over 8 billion messages have been sent between people and businesses. And there are 300,000 monthly active bots engaging with customers on messenger. Facebook introduced messenger bots for businesses at F8 in 2016. The idea is that bots allow for automated communication between businesses and customers, helping with issues like product recommendations and customer service. According to Marcus, that 300,000 number grew from just 100,000 monthly active bots in its first year.

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Court warns about Taj Mahal discoloration

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:57am
India's Supreme Court has expressed concern that one of its most famous landmarks, the Taj Mahal, is showing signs of discoloration.
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The Point: 4 reasons why Trump faking a doctor's note actually matters

CNN - U.S. Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:56am
Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump's longtime personal physician, is a comic character. From his long hair to his odd personal manner and pronouncements, he is someone that is hard to take seriously.
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The Point: 4 reasons why Trump faking a doctor's note actually matters

CNN - U.S. Feed - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:56am
Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump's longtime personal physician, is a comic character. From his long hair to his odd personal manner and pronouncements, he is someone that is hard to take seriously.
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Four reasons why Trump faking a doctor's note actually matters

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:56am
Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump's longtime personal physician, is a comic character. From his long hair to his odd personal manner and pronouncements, he is someone that is hard to take seriously.
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Four reasons why Trump faking a doctor's note actually matters

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:56am
Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump's longtime personal physician, is a comic character. From his long hair to his odd personal manner and pronouncements, he is someone that is hard to take seriously.
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Ancient artifacts illegally smuggled to US retailer headed home to Iraq

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:32am
Several thousand ancient artifacts are being returned to Iraq after they were falsely labeled as "tile samples" and illegally smuggled to the US retailer Hobby Lobby, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said this week.
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Ancient artifacts illegally smuggled to US retailer headed home to Iraq

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:32am
Several thousand ancient artifacts are being returned to Iraq after they were falsely labeled as "tile samples" and illegally smuggled to the US retailer Hobby Lobby, US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, said this week.
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Riding the world's most luxurious train

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:27am
While Japan's bullet trains may be famed for their speed, there is a train in Japan that has garnered a more exclusive reputation. Demand is often so high for a trip on this luxury sleeper train -- and space so limited -- that prospective passengers often have to enter a lottery for tickets.
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Riding the world's most luxurious train

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 7:27am
While Japan's bullet trains may be famed for their speed, there is a train in Japan that has garnered a more exclusive reputation. Demand is often so high for a trip on this luxury sleeper train -- and space so limited -- that prospective passengers often have to enter a lottery for tickets.
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Goalie error hands win to Real Madrid

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:56am
Real Madrid reached their fourth Champions League final in five years, narrowly seeing off Bayern Munich in an enthralling semifinal.
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Goalie error hands win to Real Madrid

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:56am
Real Madrid reached their fourth Champions League final in five years, narrowly seeing off Bayern Munich in an enthralling semifinal.
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Iraqi who threw shoes at President Bush runs for office

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:55am
Almost a decade after sparking an international diplomatic incident by throwing his shoes at former US President George W. Bush in Baghdad, Muntadhar al-Zaidi is planning a political career of his own.
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Iraqi who threw shoes at President Bush runs for office

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:55am
Almost a decade after sparking an international diplomatic incident by throwing his shoes at former US President George W. Bush in Baghdad, Muntadhar al-Zaidi is planning a political career of his own.
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WH Iran typo could kill us all

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:41am
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WH Iran typo could kill us all

CNN - Top Stories - Wed, 05/02/2018 - 6:41am
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