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India's telecoms regulator blocks Facebook's limited free internet service as part of a ruling in favour of net neutrality.
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JK Cements resumes production at Karnataka facility

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Picture this: You in a private plane above Las Vegas with a comfy bed -- and your Valentine. If this is your idea of romance, you're ready for the Love Cloud. The highflying tour offers lovers a c
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Coastal Commission ought to be open about why it wants a new director

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SeaWorld: Gladys Knight, Smash Mouth set for concerts

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'I was shaking all over': Cruise ship damaged during storm

MIAMI - A Royal Caribbean cruise ship ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean on Sunday, forcing frightened passengers into their cabins as their belongings flew about. Passengers des
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SeaWorld: Smash Mouth, Gladys Knight set for concerts

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What makes this June Lake Winter Fest extra special? Snow and more snow

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Video shows daredevils race down Val d'Isere slopes with skis and PARACHUTES

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