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Back By Popular Demand: Jersey Shore Is Returning To MTV

Back in 2012, the world said a fond fist-pumping farewell to Jersey Shore. And nearly five years after the emotional finale (that bonfire party at the beach), MTV is bringing the gang back together. Here’s what we can tell ya: The series will be called JERSEY SHORE Family Vacation and it will premiere in 2018. Deena Nicole Cortese, Paul “Pauly ...

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China's Deliverymen Face Robot Revolution as Parcel Demand Soars

BEIJING, China —At Beijing’s sprawling Renmin University of China, two shiny new couriers dart through throngs of students to deliver parcels throughout the day. But they’re not typical Chinese deliverymen. Bright red, grey and black, they are the robot postmen of the future, and are controlled from a command centre 40 kilometers (25 miles) away by e-commerce giant JD.com. The robots are ...

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Sharm el Sheikh: MPs demand end to flight ban to save airlines after Monarch collapse

Sharm el Sheikh was once a thriving Egyptian resort, bustling with British tourists.  But two years ago, the popular holiday destination turned into a ghost town.  On October 31 2015, a Metrojet flight from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg, Russia, exploded in mid-air.  The doomed plane crashed into the Sinai desert, killing all 224 people on board. In a ...

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Alibaba's Sales Beat Estimates on Surging Consumer Demand

HANGZHOU, China — Alibaba Group Holding Ltd.’s quarterly revenue beat analysts’ estimates, powered by Chinese consumers’ thirst for cheaper and higher quality goods online. Revenue at China’s biggest e-commerce company rose 56 percent to 50.2 billion yuan ($ 7.4 billion) in the three months ended June, the company said. That compares with the 47.9 billion yuan average of estimates compiled by ...

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